Opera and ballroom collide on Sunday 27 October as part of the Victorian Geelong Seniors Festival at the Potato Shed in From Broadway to Ballroom.
Seasoned opera performers Liza Beamish and Lachlan Baker star alongside World Dance Council Champions Emma and Rhett Salmon in this stunning combination of ballroom, opera and classic favourite melodies.
From Broadway to Ballroom’s is a breathtakingly beautiful show. A spectacular fusion of ballroom dancing and song, complete with evocative lighting, star cloth, mirror ball, smoke machine and Liza’s and Emma’s multitude of sparkling and glamorous costumes and gowns.
Together, Liza, Lachlan, Emma and Rhett will deliver an unforgettable and vibrant performance, captivating audiences both young and old with their beautiful voices and spectacular dance routines. Songs include ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’, The Phantom of the Opera’s beautiful ‘All I Ask of You’, the haunting ‘Bring Him Home’ from Les Miserables, the romantic ‘Merry Widow Waltz’ by Franz Lehar, the exhilarating Puccini’s ‘Nessun Dorma’ from Turandot, My Fair Lady’s ‘I Could have Danced All Night’, the stirring ‘You Raise Me Up’ and operatic arias from Rigoletto and ‘La Traviata’ by Verdi. Emma and Rhett’s world-class dancing includes jive, tango quickstep, waltz and more, both as featured solos and as a visual accompaniment for the singers.
From the romantic atmospheric beginning to the light-hearted ending tribute to Australia’s favourite dance movie, Strictly Ballroom’s Love is in the Air, From Broadway to Ballroom will take you to new heights and keep you on the edge of your seat.
Book your tickets online at www.geelongaustralia.com.au/potatoshed or by calling the Box Office on 5251 1998. This is a show not to be missed.