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23 Jun

Bright to Bundaberg Tour July/August

THE CAFE SESSIONS BRIGHT TO BUNDABERG TOUR DATES – updated as dates and venues are confirmed along the road.

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Sat 9 July     Beechworth Moments & Memories Tearoom  34 Camp St  $35 includes Mini High Tea and show Call 03 5728 2273

Tue 12 July   Bathurst City Community Club 29 William St  $25 includes a’tea and show Call 02 6331 3187

Fri 5 Aug          Bundaberg Oodies Cafe 103 Gavin St North Bundaberg Qld $15  7.30pm Show Call  07 4153 5340   

Mon 8 Aug       Woodford Bowls Club Woodford Qld $15 5.30pm for 6pm Show Call

07 5496 1051  

Wed 10 Aug   Tugun Hidden Groove 455 Golden Four Dve $35 includes light Tapas at interval.  Bookings essential online @ www.trybooking.com/MIHN

Fri 19 Aug     Newcastle Royal Exchange Theatre 32-34 Bolton St $20 show only 8pm www.royalexchangenewcastle.com.au/comingshows/

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The Café Sessions

Live theatre in everyday places

Original Characters UNIQUE STORIES

 

 

 

 

18 Jun

FAM is touring!

The Cafe Sessions are back in July at Bright, Wandiligong, Porepunkah & Harrietville. Two brand new original comedy sketches before Pauline Thompson & Jenny Packham hit the road on 9 July Bright to Bundaberg!

Friday 9 September Sideshow Alley will be at the Albion Hotel Albury before crossing the mountains to the Albion Hotel Swifts Creek Friday 11 November then on to Stratford’s beautiful Courthouse Theatre on Saturday 12 November.  All going well an arts grant will see Pauline, Jenny and Fiona Yagmoor remaining in East Gippsland for The Cafe Sessions Workshops and Performance Project for communities at Nowa Nowa, Orbost & Deligate.

Then on Sunday 12 December it is the return of The Muddling Magician Panto at the Albion Hotel Albury. So FAM has a full dance card until Christmas – such fun.

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11 May

Let’s Celebrate SIDESHOW ALLEY’s 10th Performance!

It’s FAM’s 10th performance of this original unique show home grown in Harrietville at Avalon House.

To celebrate we are extending the Early Bird ticket price of $18 for all tickets for this weekend only.

So get your friends together and join us on Fri 13 & Sat 14 May for a night of storytelling, music and laughter.

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0418 564 768

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15 Apr

The Cafe Sessions

Call for audience members!

Help FAM test their new touring work in development

Presenting live theatre in everyday places

Please call venues direct to reserve your seat

Enjoy a food platter & beverage $15

(Donation for performances appreciated)

6.30pm for 7pm start

Bookings Essential

Bright: Mon 18 April @ Food Wine & Friends 03 5750 1312

Porepunkah: Tue 19 April @ Punkah Pantry 0411 705 992

Harrietville: Wed 20 April @ Bella’s Café 03 5759 2781

 

 

The Old Bridesmaids by Pauline Thompson

Barb and Jane are reluctantly roped into being bridesmaids for their friend Mary’s third wedding. We meet them at the end of the reception…… (language warning)

Barb – Robyn Downey Jane – Jenny Packham

Date Mate Dating Agency by Pauline Thompson

Helen has a 75% success rate of matching mates at Date Mate. Will Olive find a man?

Helen – Fiona Yagmoor Olive – Pauline Thompson

 

06 Dec

Sideshow Alley Returns

Has Fabio the Strongman met his match?

Has Fabio the Strongman met his match?

The show that keeps on giving!

Be Entertained be amazed this Summer holidays when Sideshow Alley (M) returns to Avalon House Harrietville in January 2016.

Saturday 2 & 9 January 8.30pm

 

 

Book Now! Early Bird tickets $18 available now until Monday 28 December, then tickets will be $25 Adult $20 Concession

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08 Nov

Sideshow Alley Returns

2016

Saturday  2 & 9 January shows – tickets on sale soon!

Has “Fabio” the Strongman (Brien Roberts) finally met his match?

October saw the return of Sideshow Alley at Avalon House Harrietville. 

A very special birthday celebration for FAM’s Pauline Thompson with her family and friends.

 

 

08 Nov

Thanks to Bright P-12 College

Marjorie Davies (Pieta Swann)

Marjorie Davies (Pieta Swann)

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Evelyn Davies (Jenny Packham) Mrs Tobias (Pauline Thompson)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank-you FAM for a great performance today.  A powerful perspective on women during war.  My boys found it interesting as they’d never thought about it that way.” Sally Cocks Bright

We enjoyed our October performance of On the Home Front at the Bright Stadium with students, staff and members of the community.

While the play is very moving there were some lighter moments as “Marjorie Davies” learned about drenching and crutching sheep. One student was overheard giving great detail of crutching to friends after the performance.

Many thanks also to Bright RSL for their support with Warren Barnard’s introduction.

Please contact FAM if your school or community would like an opportunity to host a performance of On the Home Front in 2016.

 

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