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MUSIC 4 DANCE 4 COMEDY 4 FILM 4 PERFORMANCE

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LOVE SONGS KATE CEBERANO AND PAUL GRABOWSKY Tuesday, February 13 THE 78-STOREY TREEHOUSE Saturday, March 10 CLASS CLOWNS 2018 Thursday, March 15 AUSTRALIAN ARMY BAND KAPOOKA Wednesday, March 21 ICKYPEDIA THE LISTIES Saturday, April 21 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL ROADSHOW Tuesday, May 1 COLOURS OF MUSIC Saturday, May 5 CHICAGO Thursday, May 10 to Saturday, May 19 NIGHT AND DAY GINA HOGAN Tuesday, May 22 FORTE Saturday, May 26 PERSONAL Tuesday, June 5 YO DIDDLE DIDDLE Wednesday, June 13 DOUG ANTHONY ALLSTARS Thursday, June 14

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3 SPEED CRUNCH BOX REBOOTED Tuesday, July 3 MOVIES THAT MATTER - MYSTERY MOVIE Wednesday, July 4 IN HIS IMAGE - KYLE WALMSLEY Thursday, July 12 to Saturday, July 14 MOVIES THAT MATTER - SUICIDE: THE RIPPLE EFFECT Wednesday, August 1 PETE DENAHY Wednesday, August 8 THE SYDNEY COMEDY FESTIVAL SHOWCASE Friday, August 10 JOHNNY CASH THE CONCERT Saturday, August 18 SWING MAN DAMIAN CALLINAN Friday, August 24 AUSTRALIAN ARMY BAND KAPOOKA Wednesday, August 29 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL WRESTLING Saturday, September 8 RED RACING HOOD Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15 NO HANDS Thursday, September 20 NUNSENSE Wednesday, September 26 to Saturday, September 29 THE GRUFFALO Saturday, October 20 I.G. BIG BAND Sunday, October 21 MUSIC OF THE OCEANS Saturday, October 27 SINBAD THE SAILOR Saturday, November 10 LIOR Friday, November 16 BORDERVILLE Thursday, December 13 to Saturday, December 15

We are proud to present another big year at The Cube Wodonga! In 2018, we bring you something for everyone. From dancing and drama to comedy and concerts, and everything in-between, this year’s line-up is filled with tear-jerkers, barrels of laughs, jaw-dropping talent and performances that will have you talking about them long after the final curtain falls. With such a fantastic program, the shows are sure to sell out quickly, so make sure you mark the dates in your diary, get together your friends and family, and buy your tickets now! Bookings for the entire season are available through thecubewodonga.com.au, in person at The Cube Wodonga, or by calling (02) 6022 9311. And what’s better than securing tickets for some of the hottest shows of the year well in advance? Getting them all at discount prices!

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Not only is The Cube Wodonga membership fantastic value but it comes with a goodie bag of special deals and savings, including VIP events, access to tickets and preferred seating before the season is released, and discounts for local businesses. Turn the page to find all the info on how to become a member. Want to stay up-to-date with everything happening at The Cube Wodonga? If you’re not already, make sure you’re following us on Facebook at facebook.com/thecubewodonga, where you can also subscribe to our newsletter and have all the latest news and events delivered directly to your inbox, and you’ll never have to worry about the words "sold out" ever again. We hope you enjoy the upcoming season, and we can’t wait to see you at The Cube Wodonga!


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MEMBERSHIPS The Cube Wodonga as part of our season and for participating external hirer performances throughout the year

Become a member of The Cube Wodonga and help your local venue bring amazing performances to your town. Enjoy the great benefits including member VIP events with opportunities to meet the artists and go on behind-the-scenes tours, as well as discounts to all shows. As a member, you will also have the opportunity to have input on future season programs and help The Cube Wodonga improve what it does. The Cube Wodonga membership* costs $44 and you will receive all of the following benefits.

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Up to 25 per cent discount for you and a friend to every performance presented by

you will get a first glimpse at the next season’s performances

-- 10 per cent off all bar purchases at The Cube Bar; -- Free tap beer, house wine or soft drink with any main meal at Huon Hill Wodonga;

Access to special member comedy show packages offering even more discounts

-- 10 per cent off all services at The Wodonga Beauty Room;

Access to the special membership or subscriber rate at HotHouse Theatre and the Albury Entertainment Centre by showing your Cube membership card. One membership, three venues!

First option to reserve tickets and select your seats, pay closer to the date of the show

Two free tickets to a Cube Wodonga 2018 Season Show*

Special members prices for your immediate family (up to four people) to family season shows

A membership card with a number that gives you online access to membership pricing and special offers, including:

An invitation to our members VIP functions before two selected season shows, with complimentary drinks and nibbles prior to the performance

-- 30 per cent off your stay with Quest Wodonga;

A special invitation for you and a guest to the invite-only season launch, where

-- 10 per cent off all purchases at Café Grove; and, -- 10 per cent off professional photographic services for event and commercial photography and fine art prints from Manifeasto Photography.

You can purchase your membership online at any time, or over the phone or in person at The Cube Wodonga box office from Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. *Conditions: Not available for shows listed no free tickets. Tickets not transferable and subject to availability.

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LOVE SONGS

KATE CEBERANO AND PAUL GRABOWSKY

CDP KIDS PRESENTS

THE 78-STOREY TREEHOUSE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 7.30PM Duration: 1 hour 50 mins, including interval TICKETS: $59.90, Members $44.90 Group 8 + $54.90 No free tickets

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most respected musicians sees reinterpretations of some of the great love songs of the past 50 years. The effect on audiences is palpable as this duo presents stripped back renditions of love songs, selected because of their ability to connect on a deep emotional level and, more importantly, because they have influenced both artists at some point in their lives.

SATURDAY, MARCH 10 2PM AND 6PM Duration: 1 hour, no interval TICKETS: $20, Members $15, Family of four $70, Member family of four, $50 A play by Richard Tulloch, adapted from the book by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton. The team behind The 13, 26 and 52-Storey Treehouses Live on Stage returns with the newest, biggest,

brightest blockbuster in the series … but watch out for those cows! Andy and Terry’s treehouse just keeps on growing. With yet another 13 levels, it’s now got a Scribbletorium, a high-security potato chip storage facility (guarded by one very angry duck!) and even an open-air movie theatre. The 78-Storey Treehouse is a show the entire family will enjoy!

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MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL PRESENTS

CLASS CLOWNS 2018 THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 7PM Duration: 40 mins, no interval FREE ENTRY Bookings essential Presenting the best young comedians on the Border, Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s (MICF) one-of-a-kind, national secondary school comedy competition is open to people aged 14 to 18 (years 9 to 12). Hosted by a special guest comedian, the evening will keep you entertained with a combination of stand-up, sketch, physical and musical acts. Anything goes as long as it’s funny!

FREE COMEDY WORKSHOPS Workshops 1 and 2: Experienced funny guy, Kyle Walmsley, will lead budding comedians through a range of games, exercises and activities that will help build their confidence and come up with ideas for their routine. Workshop 3: On the night of competition with the touring comedian with MICF. To book please contact the box office on (02) 6022 9311 or visit thecubewodonga.com.au

AUSTRALIAN ARMY BAND

TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 4PM TO 5.30PM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 4PM TO 5.30PM THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 4PM TO 6PM AGES: 14 to 18

The winning comedians will progress to Melbourne for the finals and will be in the running to win a $2500 prize package. To register or for more information visit classclowns.com.au

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 6PM WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 6PM Duration: 1 hour 30 mins, no interval Free entry Bookings essential Optional gold coin donation

KAPOOKA TWO FREE CONCERTS! Enjoy an evening of musical entertainment by the Australian Army Band Kapooka, one of only seven Australian Army bands, providing musical support to the Army Recruit Training Centre and Riverina community. This full-time military band has been serving the Army Recruit Training Centre since 1952. Originally a brass band with 12 members, the unit has grown in reputation and now boasts 22 musicians performing on brass,

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woodwind and rhythm section instruments. The March concert will feature music from their CD, which will entertain you with their own mix of rock and jazz. The second concert will be themed Around the World in 80 Minutes featuring music of the world. The Australian Army Band Kapooka is sure to entertain you in a big way! The two concerts are not to be missed. Bookings essential.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 21 11AM AND 2PM Duration: 1 hour, no interval

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL PRESENTS

TICKETS: $20, Members $15, Family of four $70, Member family of four $50

COMEDY FESTIVA L ROADSHOW

The best-smelling book, Ickypedia: A Dictionary of Disgusting New Words, is coming to the stage in a brand new show about "werds" and "spelllinng!" A seriously silly show that will have the audience in fits of laughter, Ickypedia answers all of life’s unimportant questions, like, how do you take a smellfie? What does pooetry sound like? And how does one avoid a fartquake? Anarchic, spontaneous and funny, this is a show for children of all ages - adults will have just as much fun!

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TUESDAY, MAY 1, 7.30PM Duration: 2 hours 15 mins, including interval TICKETS: $32, Members $24, Member group 4+ $22.50, Group 8+ $29 Join the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow as it journeys around the country, homedelivering hot and tasty comic treats to audiences near and far. This roving tour-de-comedy features funnymakers from Australia and beyond, showcasing everything from stand-up and sketch to satire and song in one side-splitting show! Come on Australia - pack your laughing gear and get on board! Warning: Performances often contain coarse language, sexual references and material that can offend. Recommended for people aged 15 years or older.

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COLOURS OF

MUSIC

SATURDAY, MAY 5, 7.30PM Duration: 1 hour 20 mins, including interval TICKETS: $25, Members $19, Concession $20, Child $5 The Murray Conservatorium Orchestra will combine their spectacular sounds with a set of art projections and animations created by local artists, as well as some classic silent movie excerpts. Excite your ears, eyes and mind with this sensory journey.

NIGHT AND DAY THE DORIS AND SHIRLEY SHOW

GINA HOGAN TUESDAY, MAY 22, 1PM Duration: 1 hour, no interval TICKETS: $20, Members $15 includes afternoon tea after the performance. After rave reviews for her shows The Women of the ’60s and The Belles of Broadway, the fabulous Gina Hogan returns to the stage with another standout show featuring songs from Doris Day and Shirley Bassey. You’ll be taken on a trip down memory lane, with stories and music performed as only Gina can with her amazing vocal versatility and engaging stage presence.

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ALBURY WODONGA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS

CHICAGO THURSDAY, MAY 10 TO SATURDAY, MAY 19 Duration: 2 hours 30 mins, including interval

in the joint for bumping off the lover she’s been seeing behind her husband’s back.

TICKETS: From $29 to $55 Set in Chicago during the roaring 1920s, Chicago tells the story of rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail. Nightclub star Velma is serving time for killing her husband and sister after discovering their affair. Chorus girl Roxie has been tossed

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But Roxie’s got her own tricks up her sleeve …

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Not one to rest on her laurels, Velma enlists the help of prison matron, Mama Morton, and slickster lawyer, Billy Flynn, who turn Velma’s incarceration into a media frenzy, thus preparing the world for a splashy showbiz comeback.

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PROJECTION DANCE PRESENTS

FORTE SATURDAY, MAY 26, 7.30PM Duration: 2 hours, including interval TICKETS: $30, Concession $25, Members $22.50, Member concession $18.50, Group 8+ $25 FORTE is a stunning modern dance bill curated to fulfil an insatiable curiosity about movement and its expressive potential.

PROJECTION DANCE WORKSHOPS As part of the 2018 performance schedule, PROJECTion Dance Company will be giving workshops as part of their outreach work. The workshops are designed to be accessible to people of all ages and levels of experience. Bookings essential.

This adventurous program of three new works includes a world premiere by internationally acclaimed choreographer Tim Podesta.

Featuring exquisite design and music composition, FORTE pushes the dancers to their physical and emotional boundaries.

SATURDAY, MAY 26 TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP 9.30AM TO 10.30AM AGES: 10 to 14 TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP 10.30AM TO 11.30AM AGES: 14+ CHOREOGRAPHY AND DANCE MAKING 11.30AM TO 12.30PM AGES: 12+ COST: $10 per workshop

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PERSONAL TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 7.30PM Duration: 1 hour, no interval TICKETS: $29, Members $21, Group 8+ $25 Jodee Mundy discovered her entire family was deaf while in a Kmart store when she was six years old.

Part performance, part lecture, part multimedia and live art, Jodee’s solo performance aims to unpack the concept of disability within our society through the eyes of a child. Her artistic aim is for audiences to witness works that challenge and inspire

them to acknowledge the value of live performance and communities, and the ability of the arts to redefine the notions of inclusiveness. Accessible to deaf and hearing-impaired audiences. WARNING: Some strong language.

“PERSONAL CELEBRATES THE UNIQUENESS OF EVERY FAMILY AND THE LANGUAGES WE SIGN AND SPEAK”

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YO

DIDDLE DIDDLE

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13 10AM AND 5PM Duration: 50 mins, no interval

transformed into a hip-hop infused adventure story of one cow and her desire to jump the moon.

TICKETS: $20, Members $15, Family of four $70, Member family of four $50 AGES: 4 to 8

Featuring music from DJ TR!P, a stellar cast bring the farm to life as we discover the night the famous nursery rhyme was created.

One Cow. One moon. One mission. What if your dream was only one jump away? The hilarious rhyme and rhythm of Tony Wilson’s The Cow Tripped Over The Moon is

Exploring the theme of resilience, friendship and determination, the funfilled Yo Diddle Diddle is guaranteed to resonate with children, parents and teachers alike.

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ALLSTARS THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 7.30PM Duration: 1 hour 15 mins, no interval TICKETS: $55, Members $50 Concession $50, Group 8+ $50 Lock up your parents and pitbulls and brace yourselves for a gut-bustingly hilarious barrage of brilliance from three (still) living legends of international comedy.

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After sell-out shows in the UK, Paul McDermott, Tim Ferguson, and Paul ‘Flacco’ Livingston are back to unleash their brand of havoc upon a nervous nation. Howlingly funny, hilariously dark, joyously cathartic and internationally praised as being their best show yet, you don’t want to miss the monster gods of Australian comedy.

“ AN UNHOLY TRINITY OF MUSICAL MAVERICKS … THE SHOW IS A RIOTOUS TRIUMPH” DAILY MAIL “ POLITICAL CORRECTNESS FLIES OUT THE WINDOW IN THIS GLORIOUSLY RUDE, CRUDE SHOW. SHREWD INTELLIGENCE AND IMMENSE TALENT DAAS HAVE BY THE TON” EDINBURGH GUIDE

“ IT’LL MAKE YOU HOWL WITH LAUGHTER, PUNCH THE AIR WITH DEFIANCE AND BREAK YOUR HEART TWICE”  METRO

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3 SPEED CRUNCH BOX

REBOOTED

FREE* WORKSHOP TUESDAY, JULY 3 3.30PM TO 4.30PM Bookings essential *with ticket purchase.

TUESDAY, JULY 3 1.30PM AND 5.30PM Duration: 45 mins, no interval TICKETS: $20, Members $15, Family of four $70, Member family of four $50 The world-touring, crazy stunt people from Dislocate are back with their brand new show, 3 Speed Crunch Box Rebooted.

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MOVIES THAT MATTER Free entry, bookings essential, optional gold coin donation to selected charity. For more details and to book, please contact the box office on (02) 6022 9311 or go to thecubewodonga.com.au

In this hilarious story of a family of outlandish stunt people, expect impressive aerobatics, spectacular circus tricks and - you won’t believe it - even more stupid characters in this absurd, side-splitting slapstick comedy. Don’t miss this 2017 circus festival feature show!

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MYSTERY MOVIE

SUICIDE: THE RIPPLE EFFECT

Stay tuned for the announcement of our first Movies That Matter movie.

Suicide: The Ripple Effect is a feature length documentary film that focuses on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal and stay alive.

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IN HIS IMAGE

(A CREATION STORY OF THE WORLD AND THIS SHOW AS TOLD BY A CLOWN) THURSDAY, JULY 12, 7.30PM FRIDAY, JULY 13, 7.30PM SATURDAY, JULY 14, 7.30PM Duration: 1 hour, no interval

In this irreverent, absurd and largely inappropriate show, Kyle takes you down the live theatre version of a YouTube rabbit hole.

TICKETS: $29, Members $21, Member concession $18.50, Concession $25

Winner of the 2017 Darwin Fringe Festival Award for Best Theatre, Kyle Walmsley is a performer and teacher of clown and theatre.

If man was created in God’s image, then does God also love cat videos and extra guac? Former teenage Christian and theatrical clown weirdo, Kyle Walmsley, uses the biblical creation story as an allegory for understanding the confusing and troubling times we live in. A twisted, darkly comedic look at Chapter 1 of history’s best selling book. 24

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Whether you’re a fan of Jesus or Kyle, you’re going to have lots to think about after seeing this show. Warning: Recommended for ages 16+

PETE DENAHY WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 1PM Duration: 1 hour 10 mins, No interval TICKETS: $20, Members $15, includes afternoon tea after the performance. Join Pete for an afternoon of good music and laughter as well as a tasty afternoon tea supplied by the lovely ladies at the Wodonga CWA. Pete Denahy is a comedian and bluegrass musician hailing

from Yackandandah. He is a songwriter and singer whose show includes everything from serious ballads to ridiculous stories and songs with a twist. A multiple Golden Guitar winner, Pete has worked with, among others, ARIA award winners Troy Cassar-Daley, Lee Kernaghan, Sara Storer and Slim Dusty as well as releasing his own albums and touring the country with his own show.

CLOWNING WORKSHOPS Kyle will be offering clowning workshops in July. For further information please contact the box office on (02) 6022 9311 or visit thecubewodonga.com.au

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THE SYDNEY COMEDY FESTIVAL

S H OWCAS E FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 7.30PM Duration: 2 hours, incuding interval

hottest acts live on stage for two hours of hard-hitting laughter.

TICKETS: $32, Members $24, Group 8+ $28

Boasting a line-up of veteran favourites, international stars and fresh, emerging talents, this jampacked night of entertainment will leave you sore from belly laughs.

The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour will be tearing up the freeways of Australia to bring the crème de la crème of the 2018 festival to Wodonga! Expertly curated and lovingly presented, the showcase will feature some of the festival’s

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So call your pals and grab your tickets to the funniest night of entertainment you will see all year. Don’t miss out on a huge night of laughs!

DANIEL THOMPSON AND STUIE FRENCH WITH HAPPY DAYS RECORDS PRESENTS

JOHNNY

CASH THE CONCERT

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18 8PM Duration: 2 hours 30 mins, including interval TICKETS: $65, Concession $60, Group 8+ $60 In 1968, Johnny Cash walked on to stage at Folsom State Prison in California and uttered his immortal words: “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”. That iconic phrase and the live album that followed cemented Cash as a legend of popular culture.

Award-winning and highly acclaimed Australian country singer Daniel Thompson, and Golden Guitar winning, Australian country music legend Stuie French, along with their powerhouse backing band The Tennessee Express, bring you Johnny Cash The Concert. Featuring the iconic album in its entirety, as well as a set of The Man in Black’s greatest hits, witness the magic of Cash.

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THIS IS A HEY BOSS SHOW

SWING MAN

DAMIAN CALLINAN FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 7.30PM Duration: 1 hour, no interval TICKETS: $29, Members $20, Groups 8+ $25, Member group 4+ $17.50 Damian Callinan, renowned character and stand-up comedian, confirms what many had already suspected: He suffers from OTTDS [Over The Top Dance Syndrome]. After years of eschewing partner dancing and cutting up dance floors on his own, he discovers the only cure is to learn how to swing dance. Swing Man sends Callinan on a journey back to the incidents in his adolescence that set him on his path - a fracas at a bush dance, unrequited love at ballroom dancing, and the revelation that as a 17-year-old he was abducted by swing-era obsessed aliens who set him an ultimatum to learn how to swing dance by the time he is 51. "Lindy hop" on down to watch the three-time Barry nominee "shag" his way through his "boogie woogie" midlife crisis. Warning: Mild coarse language and adult content, recommended for 16+ yrs

WORKSHOP 5.30PM Learn to swing dance in this fun workshop, with the option of joining the performers on the stage at the finale of the show. Limited availablity, bookings required.

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ROCK ’N’ ROLL WRESTLING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 7.30PM Duration: 1 hour 30 mins, including interval TICKETS: $26, Members $19, Concession $21 Get ready to rumble! It’s time to rock the house at The Cube Wodonga! Rock ’n’ Roll Wrestling is thrilled to announce it’s Super Show will invade The Cube Wodonga for the ultimate night of family entertainment.

The night will consist of a star-studded line-up including a world heavyweight championship match, women’s action and a feature match. You can expect to see just a few mad moves when Australia’s home-grown rock ’n’ roll wrestlers take to the ring. While it might sound like bone-cracking and blood-spilling combat, rest assured it's good clean family fun with all competitors focused purely on entertaining the audience.

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TERRAPIN PUPPET THEATRE PRESENTS

RED RACING HOOD

HANDS

TICKETS: $30, Members $22, Concession $20, Member concession $15 No Hands is a poetic re-imagining of Isak Dinesen’s short story, The Diver. Set in an Islamic culture somewhere in the timeless past, it tells the story of a young man obsessed with the flight of birds which he imagines flying to heaven and communicating with angels. The people of his village are suspicious of him and conspire to convince a young woman to impersonate an angel in order to distract him.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 5.30PM SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 11AM Duration: 45 mins, no interval

whole town is excited, but the race will go through Tangled Woods where a giant wolf is rumoured to live.

Incorporating physical theatre, sound and video projection, No Hands is an immersive and mesmerising performance.

TICKETS: $20, Members $15, Family of four $70, Member family of four $50 AGES: 5+

Brought to life using slot car racing, the audience are put in the driving seat as they follow Red on her adventure. Featuring wonderful performances, a high-energy soundtrack and internationally acclaimed puppetry, Red Racing Hood is not to be missed.

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Photo: Christine Sayer/Castlemaine State Festival

BY SEAN MONRO, DIRECTED BY SAM ROUTLEDGE

What happens next is unexpected and questions our striving to achieve, our own obsessions and even our attachment to hope.

Terrapin Puppet Theatre re-imagines everyone’s favourite characters from the famous fairytale into the small town of Grinalong. When the new mayor announces the return of local motor race, the Grinalong Classic, the

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 7.30PM Duration: 50 mins, no interval

FREE WORKSHOP: CreateAbility PERFORMANCE MAKING - DEVISING WITH AN INCLUSIVE APPROACH You will be led through CreateAbility’s planning process using improvising tasks and other methods to uncover your expressive potential in communicating with an audience. For teachers and students with an interest in performing arts. This workshop is accessible to people with disability. Bookings essential. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 10AM TO 2PM AGES: 15 +

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THE CUBE WODONGA AND CDP KIDS PRESENT TALL STORIES’ PRODUCTION OF

THE GRUFFALO SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20 11AM AND 1PM Duration: 55 mins, no interval

LIVID PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS

NUNSENSE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 8PM THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 8PM FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 8PM SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2PM AND 8PM Duration: 1 hour 50 mins, including interval TICKETS: $38.50, Concession $33, Members $33 Nunsense begins when the Little Sisters of Hoboken discover their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally poisoned 52 of the sisters, and they are in dire need of funds for the burials. The sisters decide the best way to raise the money is to put on a variety show, so they

take over the school auditorium, which has been set up for the eighth grade production of Grease. Here we meet Reverend Mother Regina, a former circus performer; Sister Mary Hubert, the Mistress of Novices; a streetwise nun from Brooklyn named Sister Robert Anne; Sister Mary Leo, a novice who is a wannabe ballerina; and, the delightfully wacky Sister Mary Amnesia, the nun who lost her memory when a crucifix fell on her head. Featuring star turns, tap and ballet dancing, an audience quiz and comic surprises, this show has become an international phenomenon.

TICKETS: $24, Members $18, Family of four $86, Member family of four $62 AGES: 3+ Whether their favourite food is roasted fox, owl ice cream, scrambled snake or Gruffalo crumble, audiences eat up this delectable tale about the adventures of a clever little mouse in a forest full of predators. Join Mouse on an adventurous journey through the deep, dark woods in this big scary monster of a show. Mouse can scare hungry animals away with tall stories of the terrifying Gruffalo, but what happens when she comes face-to-face with the very creature she imagined? Let your imagination run wild with songs, laughter and fun.

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I.G. BIG BAND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2PM Duration: 2 hours 30 mins, including interval TICKETS: $33, Members $24.50, Concession $30, Group 8+ $28 Back by popular demand, the I.G. Big Band will celebrate its fifth year performing at The Cube Wodonga.

All home-grown talent, the I.G. Big Band is a favourite on the Border, and with its swing-era tunes, fans will hear some of the favourite numbers from the likes of Michael Bublé, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Junior, Ella Fitzgerald and others. With big music and big stars, it is guaranteed to be a big afternoon of entertainment.

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 7.30PM Duration: 2 hours 20 mins, including interval TICKETS: $25, Member $19, Concession $20, Child $5

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Instrumental and vocal ensembles from the Murray Conservatorium feature in a musical exploration of our oceans, seas, lakes and rivers. Let the music take you into storms, beautiful sunsets, waves, pirates, coral reefs and an abundance of life.

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PROJECTION DANCE PRESENTS

SINBAD

THE SAILOR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 7.30PM Duration: 1 hour 55 mins, including interval TICKETS: $30, Members $22.50, Member concession $18.50, Concession $25, Group 8+ $25 PROJECTion Dance is thrilled to be bringing this large traditional classical ballet to Wodonga. A world premiere, two act performance, Sinbad the Sailor is classical ballet at its finest. Featuring wonderful sets and costumes filled with colour and opulence, beautiful music is matched only by Sinbad’s adventures in magical lands filled with riches and crazy creatures. Sinbad promises to be a visual delight for all ballet and dance lovers.

PROJECTION DANCE WORKSHOP As part of PROJECTion Dance’s workshops in collaboration with The Cube Wodonga, they are excited to offer three workshop programs for each of their seasons. Bookings essential. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10 TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP 9.30AM TO 10.30AM AGES: 10 to 14 TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP 10.30AM TO 11.30AM AGES: 14+ LEARN REPERTOIRE FROM SINBAD THE BALLET 11.30AM TO 12.30PM AGES: 12+ COST: $10 per workshop 36

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LIOR

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 7.30PM Duration: 1 hours 50 mins, including interval TICKETS: $40, Members $30 No free tickets

Hear the acclaimed vocalist Lior in a manner harking back to archetypal salon concerts, where both audience and performer share an evening enjoying the connection that only proximity can offer. One of Australia’s most successful and respected singer-songwriters, Lior performs songs drawn from his most recent release as well as selections from his vast back catalogue of recordings. Known for his dynamic and moving performances, he is part of a rare breed of artists that has achieved a great degree of success and critical acclaim, while maintaining an independence and individuality in their craft. Don’t miss the chance to see Lior in this one-off intimate solo show, with special guest Domini Forster!

FLYING FRUIT FLY CIRCUS PRESENTS

BORDERVILLE “ ALBURY-WODONGA GAVE BIRTH TO THE CONTEMPORARY CIRCUS THAT NOW DOMINATES THE GLOBE” SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

“ THE HOGWARTS OF THE CIRCUS WORLD” AOL

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 7PM CIRCUS ALLSORTS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 7PM THE GRAD SHOW SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 7PM THE LAST HOORAH! Duration: 1 hour, no interval TICKETS: $25, Members $18, Family of four $90, Member family of four $62 Our circus unleashed! Following last year’s runaway success, our world famous circus-in-residence returns to The Cube Wodonga with their popular summer festival of thrills and skills. The entire National Youth Circus ensemble of young artists aged between eight and 18 perform across three exciting productions - Circus Allsorts, The Grad Show and The Last Hoorah! Full of dynamic fun with plenty of special guests and surprises. Unpredictable, unmissable and uniquely Albury-Wodonga.

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Photo: Ava Paydon Image by: Ian Sutherland

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MUSIC OF THE OCEANS

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• Online at thecubewodonga.com.au • In person from the box office Monday to Friday, from 10am to 4pm • Special allocated seating is available for people with mobility issues - please book directly with the box office Please note online tickets will close two hours prior to the show start time. Last-minute tickets may be available from the box office, 45 minutes prior to performance times.

CAR PARKING All-day car parking, and two and threehour spaces are available in the adjacent car park until 5pm on weekdays. There are no restrictions during the evenings and weekends. FOOD AND DRINKS The Cube Wodonga has a foyer bar for patrons to enjoy pre-show and interval snacks and drinks. It offers a range of quality beers, wines, tea, coffee and soft drinks that you are welcome to take into the theatre with you. Eftpos is available. The bar is open 45 minutes before performance start times. The Cube Café is open Monday to Friday, from 8am to 3pm. PUBLIC TRANSPORT AND TAXIS Directly opposite The Cube Wodonga on the west side of Hovell St is a taxi rank and bus stop. The phone number for Wodonga taxis is (02) 6024 3444. Bus timetables can be found at dysongroup.com.au/Wodonga ACCOMMODATION NEARBY Our preferred accommodation supplier is Quest Wodonga, located in Reid St – a short 400m walk from The Cube Wodonga.

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The venue has wheelchair and scooter accessibility throughout and an accessible toilet fitted with adult change table and toilet hoist. The Cube Wodonga operates an assistive listening system in the main auditorium. Please contact the box office on (02) 6022 9311 for additional information.

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