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The Glenn Miller Orchestra
Oct.
16
11:30 am11:30

The Glenn Miller Orchestra

This world famous orchestra has been one the most popular events presented around Australia. This concert will be a brand new programme of wonderful 1940s music as well as hearing your favourite Glenn Miller hits - Chattanooga Choo Choo, In the Mood, Tuxedo Junction, A String of Pearls, Moonlight Seranade and Pennsylvania 6-5000.

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Swan Lake
Oct.
13
5:00 pm17:00

Swan Lake

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company returns to Australia with Swan Lake, the most loved classical ballet of them all.

This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline. Subtle revisions and variations have been introduced by Gediminas Taranda, Artistic Director of the Imperial Russian Ballet Company.

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A Sentimental Journey - Celebrating Doris Day
Oct.
5
2:00 pm14:00

A Sentimental Journey - Celebrating Doris Day

Melly Melody sings Doris Day’s most popular and cherished songs from stage, screen, studio and bandstand. Including a swinging live band together with lively stories told through songs and images, 'A Sentimental Journey, Celebrating Doris Day' will have you tapping your toes and singing your heart out!

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Ahn Do – The Happiest Refugee
Sep.
19
8:00 pm20:00

Ahn Do – The Happiest Refugee

Anh Do’s stage show combines stand-up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces to retell his amazing story. When one of Australia’s most talented comedians delves deep into his own life’s joys and sorrows, the result is an unforgettable night at the theatre that leaves an audience uplifted and quite simply experiencing... happiness.

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That's Show Business with Rob Mills
Sep.
1
2:30 pm14:30

That's Show Business with Rob Mills

The incredibly talented students from Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University Performing Arts join The Orchestra for the fourth year. Their polished performances win over audiences again and again, and this year will be joined by the fabulous Rob Mills.

Rob will perform songs from Jesus Christ Superstar, The Last Five Years, Grease and Wicked.

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Camerata - Sisters
Aug.
27
7:00 pm19:00

Camerata - Sisters

Brisbane-born sisters Monica and Sarah Curro make a welcome return home to show their musical mettle.

The program celebrates old and new, with the iconic concerto affectionately known as the Bach Double and a stunning work for two violins and strings by Richard Mills, played in the 70th birthday year of this distinguished Toowoomba-born composer.

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Yamato: The Drummers of Japan
Aug.
16
7:30 pm19:30

Yamato: The Drummers of Japan

Heart-thumping rhythm, thunderous sounds and explosive beats, the Yamato drummers of Japan push their limits in this staggering display of physical strength and ferocious skill.

In this high-energy performance, the unmistakable sound of the traditional Taiko drum, used in Shinto rituals, is challenged by Yamato as they use their entire bodies to produce their breathtaking beats.

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Toowoomba Languages & Cultures Festival
Aug.
11
9:00 am09:00

Toowoomba Languages & Cultures Festival

This is annual celebration of the diversity in our community and a showcase of talents and colour from across the world.

The TLC Festival brings together over a hundred community groups, service organisations, businesses and partners within the Toowoomba region to support and encourage a sense of belonging and community.

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I Want To Know What Love Is
Aug.
3
7:30 pm19:30

I Want To Know What Love Is

I Want To Know What Love Is throws a spotlight on long-buried memories, bedroom fantasies, crushes and conquests. Acclaimed Queensland performance collective The Good Room asked members of the public to anonymously submit their stories of love - fragments and memories, confessions and admissions – and they’ve transformed those secret submissions into magnificent declarations centre stage.

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Australian Army Band Brisbane
Jul.
9
2:00 pm14:00

Australian Army Band Brisbane

The highly acclaimed Australian Army Band Brisbane returns to the Empire Theatre.

Since its formation in 1949, the Australian Army Band-Brisbane has become known throughout Queensland as one of the finest Military Bands in Australia, earning a reputation for its musical excellence and impressive military appearance.

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Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus
Jul.
5
10:30 am10:30

Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus

The man known as Mozart appears amid a storm of powder, tumbling and twirling, as musical mayhem and movement fuse in this family show with a circus twist.

To those who know him, he is Wolfgang, the dart-playing, pun-loving ratbag. To those who are watching and listening, he is the wigged genius Mozart. Come and discover his irrepressible spirit and vibrant compositions through physical comedy and mischievous antics.

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Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus
Jul.
4
6:30 pm18:30

Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus

The man known as Mozart appears amid a storm of powder, tumbling and twirling, as musical mayhem and movement fuse in this family show with a circus twist.

To those who know him, he is Wolfgang, the dart-playing, pun-loving ratbag. To those who are watching and listening, he is the wigged genius Mozart. Come and discover his irrepressible spirit and vibrant compositions through physical comedy and mischievous antics.

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Queensland Ballet's Dangerous Liaisons
Jun.
28
7:30 pm19:30

Queensland Ballet's Dangerous Liaisons

A classic tale of seduction and betrayal.

Based on Pierre Choderlos de Laclos’ time honoured novel, Queensland Ballet’s Artistic Associate and world-renowned choreographer Liam Scarlett breathes life into this sultry tale. Set amongst the aristocratic elite of late 18th century France, this evocative and vivid work will scintillate audiences.

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The Dinner Party
Jun.
1
7:30 pm19:30

The Dinner Party

An elegant dinner party hosted by an influential young man for his manipulative guests is thrown into turmoil when power meets greed, ambition and jealousy.

As the evening wears on The Dinner Party exposes society’s insatiable desire for control and status and the power play between the guests intensifies as the accusations start to fly.

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