2014 Performance Archive

                   
 

Peace Train - The Cat Stevens Story!

Friday 7 February 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Peace Train Entertainment

"Darren Coggan seamlessly weaves the Cat Stevens Story in song and speech in what ends with a standing ovation." - Sunday Herald Sun

   
 

The Umbilical Brothers - A KiDs SHoW (not suitable for children)

Saturday 8 February 2014, 7.30pm
Presented by A-List Entertainment

"jaw-droppingly clever and funny."- The Scotsman

   

Hit Songs and Dances of Love, Peace & War

Saturday 15 February 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by The Larrikin and Lady Productions

"Wow! The performance took our breath away." - Master Builders Awards Evening, Royal Pines Resort

 

   

The Searchers

Wednesday 26 February 2014, 7.30pm
Presented by ATA Allstars

"The distinctive jangling sound of the twelve string guitar and the rich harmonies embellishing their immaculate vocals without doubt assured The Searchers of a lasting place in the history of popular music throughout the world."- Media Release

   
 

Stayin' Alive - The Australian Bee Gees Show Direct from Las Vegas

Friday 28 February 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by The Harbour Agency

“The resemblance is unbelievable, The Australian Bee Gees Show not only look like the Bee Gees, they also have the voices of the legendary Brothers Gibb.” -
Wolfburger General Newspaper, Wolfsburg, Germany

   
 

 75 Years on Buddy Holly in Concert

Saturday 1 March 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Ben Maiorana Entertainment

“A must see show for anyone who wants to relive the sound, the voice and all of the magical hits of Buddy Holly in an exciting two hour concert experience that is much like the man himself – unforgettable.” - Media Release

   
 

Raymond Crowe - The Unusualist

Friday 7 March 2014, 7.00pm
Presented by A-List Entertainment

“it’s like seeing things for the first time…magical.” - Dawn French

   
   

John Waters - Looking Through A Glass Onion

Saturday 8 March 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by The Harbour Agency

"A remarkable celebration of a unique talent... Waters does it brilliantly." - The Spectator, London

 

   
 

Dragon - The Trilogy Concert

 Saturday 15 March 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by The Harbour Agency

"In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Dragon dominated the Australian music scene. Their live shows were unsurpassed and their notorious rock’n’roll lifestyle was well documented. Ever since then, they’ve continued to release hits, pack live music houses and earn a swag of fans throughout New Zealand and Australia." - Media Release 

   
 

Songs in the Key of Motown

Wednesday 26 March 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Abstract Entertainment

"a spectacular show transporting audiences back to an era of music that formed a major cornerstone in American music of the 60's and 70's. The costuming, the choreography, the harmonies, the energy and excitement are second to none." - Media Release

   
 

Madam Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini

Saturday 29 March 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Co-Opera, Opera on the Move

"There is much to be praised in Co-Opera's production of Madam Butterfly:  the singing, the set design and not least, that they are taking their show to small communities...The audience virtually brought the house down." - The Australian

   
 

Calendar Girls

Saturday 5 April 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Jally Entertainment

"Dazzlingly funny, shamelessly sentimental and utterly captivating...the mingling of pathos and comedy here is simply unbeatable." - Spectator

   
 

1984 by George Orwell                                      

Tuesday 8 April 2014, 7.30pmWednesday 9 April 2014, 1.00pm
Presented by arTour and adapted and created by shake & stir theatre co

"shake & stir's ability to bring classic, world changing literature to the main stage is double-plus awesome." - Aussie Theatre

   
 

Charlotte's Web

Saturday 12 April 2014, 2.00pm and 4.00pm
Presented by Western Plains Theatre Co.

"An enjoyable and touching tale." - Media Release

   
 

John Williamson - A Hell of a Career

Thursday 1 May 2014,  8.00pm
Presented by Artist Network

"Very few artists have experienced and earned the longevity of such a career as John Williamson.  It's quite rare but when you review his albums and songs you can see why." - Media Release 

   
 

The Wiggles - Apples and Bananas Tour                    

Wednesday 7 May 2014, 10.00am - SOLD OUT! and 12.30pm   
 
Presented by The Wiggles    

"Wiggles songs are a part of every Aussie childhood ....the latest Wiggles hits such as Do the Propellor and Simon Says are just as popular as anything over their 23 year history." - Media Release

   
   

Grumpy Old Women - 50 Shades of Beige

Wednesday 14 May 2014,  7.30pm
Presented by Ben McDonald

"Warm hearted, witty, empathetic and, dare I say it, rather empowering." - The Observer

   
 

The Kings of Country

Friday 16 May 2014,  8.00pm
Presented by Abstract Entertainment

"...an unforgettable tribute to the biggest names in country music." - Media Release

   
 

The Glenn Miller Orchestra - Direct from USA

Wednesday 21 May 2014,  8.00pm
Presented by ATA Allstar Artists

"The Glenn Miller Orchestra is a colourful and flamboyant evening filled with fun and nostalgia of the 30's and 40's." - Courier Mail, Brisbane

   
 

Dubbo Shorts

Saturday 24 May 2014, 7.00pm
Wednesday 25 June 2014, 7.00pm

Presented by Orana Arts in partnership with Central West Short Play Festival and DRTCC

"...will be our very own local play festival which will see locals write, direct, produce and perform a number of short plays throughout the year. Yep, it's all happening right here, in our own backyard!" - Media Release

   
 

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Sunday 25 May 2014,  8.00pm
Presented by The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

"From murmuring chuckles to the breathless hearty silent laughs to the leg slapping joyful moments, a good time was had by all." - Midwest Times, Geraldton (WA)

   
 

Russian Romantics                      

Tuesday 27 May 2014,  7.30pm
Presented by The Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Sinfonia

"the audience persisted in calling for more..." - The Border Mail

   
 

The Girls in Grey - By Carolyn Bock & Helen Hopkins              

Friday 30 May 2014,  8.00pm
Presented by Critical Stages & The Shift Theatre

"The Girls in Grey is a tribute to the courage of Australian Military Nurses." - The Age 

   
 

Mike McClellan in Concert                      

Saturday 31 May 2014,  8.00pm
Presented by Mike McClellan

"Mike McClellan has earned an honoured place within the history of Australian Music!" - Media Release 

   
 

Celtic Illusion             

Wednesday 18 June 2014, 8.00pm
 Presented by Nalatar Enterprises Pty Ltd

''Witness breathtaking and flawless choreography and illusion performed by a cast of champion dancers.'' - Media Release

   
 

Roy Orbison & Del Shannon Together in Concert

Friday 20 June 2014,  8.00pm
Presented by Ben Maiorana Entertainment

“A must see show for anyone who wants to relive the sound, the voice and all of the magical hits of Roy Orbison & Del Shannon in an exciting two hour concert experience that is much like the man himself – unforgettable.” - Media Release

   
 

City of Dubbo Eisteddfod 44th Grand Concert                      

Saturday 21 June 2014, 6.30pm
Presented by City of Dubbo Eisteddfod

''This Concert will showcase a selection of the wonderful talent that has been staged during the 21 days of Dubbo’s major cultural event.'' - Media Release

   
 

The Exchange

Thursday 26 June 2014,  7.30pm
Presented by Anvil Creek Theatre

"the funniest play ever to come out of the outback..." - Media Release

   
 

The 13-Storey Treehouse - A play by Richard Tulloch

Friday 27 June 2014. 10.00am - SOLD OUT!
Friday 27 June 2014, 12 noon - SOLD OUT!

Presented by CDP

“The ever-popular Andy Griffiths' The 39-Storey Treehouse was the bestselling Australian book, racking up sales of 136,200, and his earlier instalments, The 13-Storey Treehouse and The 26-Storey Treehouse, each sold more than 80,000 copies. Another Griffiths book, Once Upon a Slime, clocked up a healthy 43,500 copies.” - Sydney Morning Herald

   
 

Broadway, Big Band and Beyond             

Saturday 28 June 2014,  8.00pm
Presented by Dubbo Regional Theatre

"....a cornucopia of your music favourites and fittingly the final and farewell concert produced by DRTCC Manager, Alan Youngson who is retiring to Brisbane." -  Media Release

   
 

David Williamson's Managing Carmen                           

Friday 4 July 2014,  8.00pm
Presented by Christine Harris and HIT Productions, Melbourne           

"“..a light-hearted parody of football's excesses.” - ABC Perth

   
 

Peppa Pig LIVE! - Treasure Hunt               

Monday 7 July 2014, 10.30am - SOLD OUT! 
Monday 7 July 2014, 1.00pm - SOLD OUT!
Monday 7 July 2014, 3.30pm - SOLD OUT!

Presented by Life Like Touring

''Young Peppa Pig fans in Australia are enchanted with the perfect sing-along-songs and new adventures that end happily with loud snorts of laughter. Naturally, mums and dads are loving the show too!'' - Media Release

   
 

Shout! The Legend of the Wild One

Friday 18 July 2014, 8.00pm (Opening Night) - SOLD OUT!
Saturday 19 July 2014, 2.00pm and 8.00pm
Friday 25 July 2014, 8.00pm,
Saturday 26 July, 2.00pm and 8.00pm - SOLD OUT!

Presented by Dubbo Theatre Company Inc

"The talented members of Dubbo Theatre Company will have you Sing, Sing, Singing as we revisit this unbelievable era – the beginning of Rock’n’Roll in Australia." - Media Release

   
 

Cirque Mother Africa              

Wednesday 30 July 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Rokitz Entertainment

"Pure spectacle, colorful costumes, immense physicality, powerfully rhythmic music, song, dance, cirque acts and comedy, something for everybody." - Glam Adelaide

   
 

Wombat Stew - The Musical!   

Saturday 2 August 2014, 6.30pm
Monday 4 August 2014, 9.30am, 11.30am and 1.30pm
Presented by Regional Arts Victoria & Garry Ginivan Attractions

“Wombat Stew – The Musical! is a 'mouth watering' combination of story-telling, mime, music, dance and puppetry, which is bound to be the highlight of children’s theatre for 2014 and well into the future." - Media Release

   
 

Sydney Dance Company's 2 One Another              

Wednesday 6 August 2014,  7.30pm
Presented by Sydney Dance Company

"...2 One Another is an exuberant celebration of the power of movement from a choreographer and a company at the height of their powers." - Media Release

                     
   
 

Johnny Cash The Concert - Golden Greats of the Man in Black

Friday 8 August 2014,  8.00pm
Presented by Happy Days Records

“Johnny Cash the Concert has taken Australia by storm over the last few years with the infectious sound of The Man in Black.” -  Media Release

   
 

Soweto Gospel Choir            

Saturday 9 August 2014,  7.30pm
Presented by HVK Productions Pty Ltd  

"Since their formation in 2003, the choir has travelled the world bringing the joy of their music and the hope for a better world into the hearts of audiences everywhere." - Media Release

   
 

Kate Miller-Heidke

Wednesday 13 August 2014, 8.00pm
 Presented by One Louder and The Harbour Agency

"Kate Miller-Heidke is a genius. Her unique mix of operatic singing and pop music is a thing of beauty.  Her voice is much more than a supremely versatile instrument – it’s a weapon.” - The Mercury Tasmania

   
 

The Magic Flute                        

Saturday 16 August 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Opera Australia's Oz Opera

"...a timeless story about a hero in search of adventure...it's funny, it's original and it's unexpected...the cast is terrific too, starring some of our best singers."  - Media Release

   
 

The Big Guns of Country

Saturday 23 August 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by California Records

“A must see show for anyone who wants to relive the sound, the voice and all of the magical hits of Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash & John Denver in an exciting two hour concert experience that is much like the men themselves – unforgettable." - Media Release

   
 

Laurie's Countdown

Thursday 28 August 2014, 6.00pm
Presented by St Laurence's School

"....a musical journey of the Countdown Phenomena from the students of St Laurence's School."

   
 

Frank - A Life in Song - Starring Tom Burlinson

Saturday 30 August 2014, 7.30pm
Presented by Downunder Promotions

“…terrific entertainment…Burlinson captures the essence of Sinatra’s vocal style…splendid accompaniment.” - Stage Whispers (National)

   
 

Story Time             

Tuesday 2 September 2014, 11am & 7pm
Presented by Dubbo Public School

''The stories are sure to come to life on stage with the cast consisting entirely of Dubbo Public School students. From Kindergarten to Year 6 there will be different exciting dance genres on display as this talented cast brings you the highlights of their favourite stories.''

   
 

Still Awake Still!                                        

Friday 5 September 2014, 12.00noon
Presented by Regional Arts Victoria and Jump Leads & Jessica Wilson

 ".....cabaret doesn't begin to convey its giddy spirit…terrific physical comedians.”  -  Laurel Graeber, New York Times, January 2014

   
 

Bombshells by Joanna Murray-Smith  

Saturday 6 September 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Christine Harris and Hit Productions

"A funny, witty insight into everyday Australian women." - Australian Stage

   
 

Diesel - Lit Up - The Singles Tour '89 - '14

Friday 12 September 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Q Live

"A tour to 'look back at the sparks and smell the roses'." - Media Release

   
 

The Gruffalo

Tuesday 16 September 2014, 10.00am and 12.00noon - SOLD OUT!
Tuesday 16 September 2014, 6.30pm     

Presented by CDP, Sydney

''Let your imagination run wild with songs, laughs and fun for children aged 3 and up, and their adults.'' - Media Release

   
 

Control Alt Delete

Saturday 20 September 2014, 7.30pm
Presented by Flying Fruit Fly Circus

"The local Flying Fruit Fly Circus is world famous – funky, contemporary and setting the agenda for acrobatic arts." - Sunday Age

   
 

Reece Mastin                                                           

Tuesday 23 September 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Regional Touring

 ''What sets Reece apart from many of his contemporaries is that he is a genuinely talented musician - he’s been writing songs and playing the guitar since he was 12 and is heavily involved in the direction of his music.'' - Media Release

   
 

Marina Prior - Songbird - Live 2014

Friday 26 September 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Q Live

"Marina Prior shows vocal power that has made her such a popular star.” - The Age

   
 

Seventh Wonder - The Fleetwood Mac Experience

Friday 3 October 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Happy Days Records

"This show delivers exactly what the tour name says – a real Fleetwood Mac Experience!” - Media Release

 
   
 

Goldilocks Rocks! by A J Bailey   

Friday 10 October 2014, 10.00am
Presented by Jally Entertainment

"It's bright, colourful and happy and the kids were very entertained, they can't stop talking about it." - Anita Bannister, Teacher.

 
   
 

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase

Wednesday 15 October 2014, 7.30pm
Presented by Sydney Comedy Festival

'A very lucky audience was brought to tears, to fits of laughter courtesy of the Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase…' - AU Review.

                                         
   
 

Little DREAMers

Saturday 18 October 2014, 12.00noon
Proudly supported by Midwest Foods, and part of the Macquarie Credit Union 2014 DREAM Festival

"See the stars of tomorrow light up the DRTCC stage alongside some of Australia's leading professional performers!" - Media Release.

 
 

DREAM Dance Challenge

Saturday 18 October 2014, 7.00pm
Proudly supported by Midwest Foods, and part of the Macquarie Credit Union 2014 DREAM Festival

"Dancers from regional NSW will battle it out at the DREAM Dance Challenge for a share of the prize pool of more than $5,000." - Media Release.

   
 

Both Sides starring David Hobsen & Rachael Beck

Thursday 23 October 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Dubbo Regional Theatre

''Both Sides will explore the romance, fun and charm of musical theatre - featuring songs from Les Miserables, My Fair Lady, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Sound of Music, West Side Story and Oliver, the power and beauty of classical opera, and the emotion of contemporary pop and Celtic music''. - Media Release

   
 

Reception: The Musical

Friday 24 October 2014, 7.00pm
Proudly supported by Midwest Foods, and part of the Macquarie Credit Union 2014 DREAM Festival

"Witty and winning cabaret… brilliant…hilarious… striking and familiar" - Theatre Press

   
 

Wayne Scott Kermond in Candy Man 

Friday 31 October 2014, 8.00pm
Saturday 1 November 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Kermond Creative

"...Candy Man is exuberant entertainment, especially when dance, song and live band unleash" - Sydney Morning Herald

 
   
 

Vera, The Magic of Dame Vera Lynn

Saturday 8 November 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Melrose Productions Entertainment

''Don’t miss the beautiful voice of Melanie Parry as she sings The White Cliffs of Dover, This is the Army Mr Jones, Land of Hope & Glory, We’ll Meet Again and many more beautiful songs in this unique and exceptional show tribute.'' - Media Release

   
 

Pete the Sheep

Thursday 13 November 2014, 1.00pm & 6.30pm
Friday 14 November 2014, 10.00am & 12 noon
Presented by Monkey Baa Theatre Company

''This hilarious musical comedy, imaginatively told by four performers playing shearers, dogs and sheep, explores the challenges and rewards of being an individual, and will be a lasting tribute to honouring your own spirit and strength, whilst working with the flock!'' - Media Release
 

   
 

Cinderella

Saturday 22 November 2014, 1.00pm, 3.30pm & 6.00pm
Presented by Dubbo Theatre Company   

"Featuring some of Dubbo's strongest up and coming talent, this show has music, laughs, dancing and plenty of merriment and is fun for the whole family." - Media Release      

   
 

Dubbo Ballet Studio Variety Gala

Monday 24 November 2014, 7.00pm
Presented by Dubbo Ballet Studio

"A Legacy of Dance… Celebrating 80 Years." - Media Release

   
 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Saturday 6 December 2014, 1.00pm & 7.00pm
Presented by Dubbo Ballet Studio

"As we follow the story of four young lovers one dark summer’s night through an enchanted forest, we discover ’that the course of true love never did run smooth." - Media Release

   
 

The Sun Records All Stars

Wednesday 10 December 2014, 8.00pm
Presented by Abstract Entertainment

 'The Sun Records All-Stars show is about a magical era that still resonates with musicians and their audience." - Media Release

   
 

Imagine

Sunday 14 December 2014, 11.00am & 5.00pm
Presented by Stepping Out Dance Factory

"Stepping Out invites you to journey with them through a dazzling array of dance genres into an enchanted and magical realm where anything and everything is possible." - Media Release
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