DECC Performing Arts & Music Program 2013


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The Devonport Entertainment & Convention Centre Preforming & Music Program for 2013

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convention centre performing arts music program 2013 devonport entertainment where stories come alive


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welcome welcome to the seventh subscription season at the devonport entertainment and convention centre and the devonport city council is proud of the very high standard of shows that are coming to our city s much heralded entertainment centre every year council endeavours to offer a diverse range of drama and music that has broad appeal the choice is not by accident with staff previewing dozens of shows each year and a great deal of thought and reasoning is applied in choosing material that will amuse confront and entertain the 30,000 patrons that will attend shows at the decc in 2013 this season promises to raise the bar with a wonderful diverse range of entertainment for the lovers of gothic tales comes frankenstein where mary shelley s classic tale is re-imagined in a spine tingling new version by nick dear this is definitely not for the faint hearted admirers of great drama will be enthused at the return of acclaimed actor henri szeps in elizabeth coleman s it s my party and i ll die if i want to musical theatre aficionados are catered for with showstoppers of the west end featuring songs from cats les miserable s phantom and many more performed by australian musical theatre star phillip gould hitchcock comes to the stage with the tale of the 39 steps which is a fast paced side-splitting comedy for all the family and features 150 characters played by four actors in 2013 you are invited to the devonport entertainment and convention centre to see the best theatre shows on the north-west coast kindest regards steve martin city of devonport mayor


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box office prices the devonport entertainment convention centre box office is open 9.00am ­ 4.30pm monday to friday the centre also opens one hour prior to the start of all performances we offer three convenient ways to book tickets 1 over the counter 2 over the phone by calling 03 6420 2900 3 online by visiting adult price conc price student group member price price price comedians 360 all stars show stoppers $37.50 $34.50 $32.50 $34.50 $30.50 $27.50 $22.00 $22.00 $22.00 $20.00 $29.50 $25.50 $25.50 $25.50 $20.50 melbourne comedy $37.50 $34.50 $32.50 $34.50 $30.50 festival roadshow frankenstein shrewd brass it s my party two grands four hands chet baker squaring the wheel the 39 steps christmas show $47.50 $42.50 $35.50 $42.50 $37.50 $25.50 $22.50 $20.50 $22.50 $20.50 $47.50 $42.50 $35.50 $42.50 $37.50 $29.50 $25.50 $25.50 $25.50 $20.50 $32.50 $29.50 $29.50 $25.50 $10.00 $12.00 $12.00 $12.00 $8.50 $47.50 $42.50 $35.50 $42.50 $37.50 $22.50 $18.50 $18.50 $15.50 concession discounts may include the following valid cards age pension disability pension full-time student health care card or seniors card please note performance details in this brochure were correct at time of printing management reserves the right to vary advertised programmes and to add withdraw or substitute artists as necessary.


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things to know seating plan seat numbers for all rows run from left to right starting at seat number 1 to download a copy of the seating plan visit remember your favourite seat may not be available so book early stage parking parking is available in the rooke street carpark located next to the theatre additional parking is available in both best street and formby road carparks payment is required monday friday 8am 5.30pm and saturday 9am 10am


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the devonport entertainment convention centre membership program 2013 the devonport entertainment and convention centre is a unique community venue providing a high quality program of performing arts and entertainment for an annual fee members will receive a discount on ticket prices a range of services from the theatre and a range of benefits from business partners group 4 memberships are available this membership will allow you to purchase up to 4 tickets at a discounted price decc annual theatre membership $35.00 decc group 4 annual theatre membership $55.00 memberships are valid for a calendar year through their membership patrons have the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of benefits and product offerings at the decc as well as discounts and special offers at selected leading businesses in the city of devonport these businesses include · restaurants · retailoutlets · entertainmentvenues becoming a member is easy simply complete and return a membership application with payment details or call the box office on 03 6420 2900 for further information on becoming a member please call 03 6420 2900


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independent artists comedians friday 22 february at 8.00pm 5 adult $37.50 conc $34.50 student $32.50 group 10 $34.50 member $30.50


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comedy starring paul mccarthy anne edmonds tommy dean producer independent artists the spotlights are on and the microphones are live for australia s own travelling traditional styled comedy club comedians comes to devonport for one night only with a line up of australia s biggest and brightest stars your favourite stars from radio stage and screen up close and personal for a bumper night of pure laugh out loud comedic talent a must see for all fans of comedy `the stand out stand up discovery of the comedy festival this show contains coarse language sexual references and material that can offend it is not recommended for people under the age of 15 6


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onyx productions 360 allstars saturday 23 march at 8.00pm 7 adult $27.50 conc $22.00 student $22.00 group 10 $22.00 member $20.00


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family directed by gene peterson producer onyx productions creative director composer gene peterson lighting designer geoff squires the circus has been reinvented ­ breakdancing basketball freestyling bmx flatlanding and more a phenomenal performance exploring all forms of rotation featuring an allstar cast from around the world replace acrobats with world champion break dancers take out the juggler and put in a basketball freestyler swap the unicyclist for the x games bmx gold medalist and throw in a roue cyr artist and you have an urban circus performance like nothing you have seen before and with live looping plus master musician gene peterson 360 allstars is as aurally exciting as it is visually astounding showcasing some of australia s best performers alongside international artists from hawaii korea hungary 360 allstars is a world-class exhilarating production that will leave you dizzy with excitement the australian government is proud to be associated with this tour through the national performing arts touring program playing australia which gives australian across the country the opportunity to see some of our best performing arts tour managed and coordinated by artour 8


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promac productions show stoppers saturday 27 april at 2.00pm 9 adult $29.50 conc $25.50 student $25.50 group 10 $25.50 member $20.50


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family starring philip gould michelle fitzmaurice phillip wheldon producer promac productions `showstoppers of london s westend an afternoon delight australian music theatre star philip gould headlines a brand new daytime show from promac productions joining philip will be award winning west australian academy of performing arts graduate singer/actress michelle fitzmaurice and seasoned professional phillip wheeldon the show is a concert tribute to many of the great success stories of the london west end stage including shows in which philip gould himself has played leading roles like 42nd street and crazy for you other shows featured include cats les miserables the phantom of the opera oliver and many more so don t miss out on what will be one of the true theatrical shows of 2013 10


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melbourne international comedy festival melbourne comedy festival roadshow thursday 2 may at 8.00pm adult $37.50 conc $34.50 student $32.50 group 10 $34.50 11 member $30.50


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comedy melbourne international comedy festival roadshow is back with a big night of comedy from some of the world s funniest comedians our cast of intrepid travelling comedians is hitting the road entertaining crowds all across australia you can be a part of the fun when we roll into your town with a big show featuring some of the best from one of the world s biggest comedy festivals last year roadshow hit the dirt track with over 90 performances in over 65 australian towns covering a distance of more than 25,000km before taking the tour to the world with seasons in singapore hong kong and india what happens on tour doesn t always stay on tour and when a bunch of comedians are unleashed on a road trip you can only imagine what they get up to melbourne international comedy festival roadshow ­ the hijinks are coming your way `literally a laugh a minute a riotous night this show contains coarse language sexual references and material that can offend it is not recommended for people under the age of 15 12


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community noticeboard


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161 rooke street devonport 7310 phone 03 6424 4477 fax 03 6424 4497 email info website lodge and restaurant in devonport when meal oying a eatre enj your th resent p ive a nd rece ticket a garlic b le tab free r the read fo for ste a wa orth the w k that s it 161 rooke street devonport 7310 phone 03 6424 4477 fax 03 6424 4497 email



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