A funny and gutsy play about sustainability, humanity and the future of the planet, The Last Boy on Earth opened with a bang to a full house in Wodonga on Tuesday night. Written and directed by Yackandandah playwright Brendan Hogan, The Last Boy on Earth portrays complex issues with skill and wit. It is brought to life by Aya McInerney, 11, Connor Wall, 12, Alexandra Mason, 12, and Henry Rotherham, 14. This HotHouse Theatre and Yackandandah Young Players project is totally out of this world, in every sense! Best for earthlings 8+ years.
Chocolate Starfish, SS&A Club, Albury, Saturday, July 13, 9pm
Charismatic frontman Adam Thompson and his band Chocolate Starfish are back in town. They will perform KICK from start to finish - just like an album is meant to be experienced - honouring its revered tracks in true Chocolate Starfish-style. The band gives audiences pure, unadulterated entertainment, with performances imbued with intensity and revelry.
THE Velveteen Rabbit Musical magically winds its way onto the stage in Albury during the July school holidays. Based on the British children's book by Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit (or How Toys Become Real) tells the story of a stuffed rabbit's desire to become real through the love of her owner, Bonnie. The exquisite Albury Wodonga Theatre Company production is directed by Lisa Cullen and choreographed by Susan Vaccaro.
Australia's own Man in Black Daniel Thompson is hitting the road to celebrate the iconic album, At SanQuentin. The tour comes 50 years after Johnny Cash recorded it. The album featured A Boy Named Sue, which made Cash a household name.
An ensemble concert is the grand finale to the Opera Winter School Week. It will feature the famed Abendsegen from Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck - and works by Stephen Sondheim, Giuseppe Verdi and Johann Strauss.
The 8th Stitched Up Makers Market will again feature in the Stitched Up Textile Festival at Wangaratta. The bespoke market showcases some of the best textile art and craft makers in the North East. There will be demonstrations too.
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