What do radio plays, Al Jolson, Divorce, Choirs, Old Time Rock n’ Roll, Broadway and Ballroom all have in common?
They all feature in one of the upcoming October shows at the Potato Shed.
Before TV, the entertainment highlight of the week was the Sunday night radio play. Lux Theatre will recreate the halcyon days of the radio play when they present Sherlock Holmes and a Woman’s Wit 2pm Sunday 6 October. Cue sound effects and soap commercials as you witness the magic that is radio plays.
Issi Dye returns 10:30am 2 October as part of Morning Show Time with The Al Jolson Story. Fresh from the UK run, Dye sings all the classics including Mammy; Baby Face; You Made Me Love You and more.
Writer Geraldine Aron proves that there is humour to be found in painful breakups in My Brilliant Divorce. It was a huge hit on the West End with Dawn French as Angela, the divorcee who discovers that there is life after the big D. Mandi Lodge will bring her fresh take on Angela for two shows, 8pm Friday 11 and 2pm Saturday 12 October.
Then on Sunday 13 October from 2pm, join the Geelong Harmony Chorus as they sing their way into Spring.
Who was better? Australia’s own original King of Rock & Roll, Johnny O’Keefe or legendary Texan-born Roy Orbison? Head to the Shed to make your choice 8pm Friday 25 October when Issi Dye stars in Johnny O’Keefe – Roy Orbison – Legends of Rock & Roll.
Seasoned opera performers join forces with ballroom champions in From Broadway to Ballroom, 2pm Sunday 27 October. A stunning combination of ballroom, opera, and classic favourite melodies will have you on the edge of your seats.
Book your tickets now at www.geelongaustralia.com.au/potatoshed