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Another busy month at The Potato Shed…
The legend that is Roy Orbison will showcased here on May 12 with Issi Dye’s Tribute to Roy Orbison and the Everly Brothers featuring Glenn Douglas, this will be a cabaret style show with table seating. One show only on Saturday May 12th at 8pm (sold out).
Western Edge Youth Arts present the powerful work Caliban, an Australian re-imagining of The Tempest where Ferdinand is an oil baron, Prospera a scientist and Ariel is an artificial intelligence system with the power to save the world. This production is on the 2018 school list, and has groups coming from far and wide to see the work. The show is also available for general public – 11am on Monday May 14.
Morning Showtime returns in May with a look 2017’s highly successful biography of Alfred Deakin. Called Deakin’s Women. Presented by Shirley Power and Colin Mockett, the narrative is highlighted with music from the times, giving patrons a good insight into the ladies who helped the man who shaped a nation. Tuesday May 15 at 10.30am.
To round out the month we are very excited to bring Melbourne Theatre Company to Drysdale with a new work – Hungry Ghosts. How long is a piece of string if you tie one end to your home country and the other to your heart? A young Malaysian–Chinese woman leaves the security of family for the freedom of life in Australia. Part mystery and part dark comedy, Hungry Ghosts explores what it is to be ‘missing’ – from being absent at the family dinner table to the still-missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370. This is a play for those who left home and never found their way back. Two shows at 1pm and 7pm on Tuesday the May 29.
As we say, always something on at the Shed, we hope to see you here!
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