Port Augusta Cultural Centre – Yarta Purtli

Art Gallery • Institute Theatre • The Barracks • Lea Memorial Theatre

What’s On

Galleries

For more information on upcoming exhibitions, please contact Maria Anderson, Arts Officer on (08) 8641 9175.

Barracks

For further information please contact Lindy Madigan, Venue Co-ordinator (08) 8641 9174.

Institute Theatre

ESPAÑA EL VITO - THE SPIRIT OF SPAIN, LATIN AMERICA & LOVE

Thursday 12 March 2020

Danza Production Presents

7:30 PM

Internationally acclaimed Ten-String guitarist Matthew Fagan aka ‘Lord of the Strings’ who has toured with Billy Connolly, The Buena Vista Social Club, Natalie Cole and more combines musical passion and virtuosity to celebrate España, El Vito, the Spirit of Spain  and Latin America and Love. Guest singer Kellie Grace will share vibrant, joyous and romantic Latin Bossa Nova Jazz, hit songs including ‘The Girl from Ipanema’, ‘Manha De Carnavale’ and more. Songs expressing love using nature as a metaphor.  Experience songs bilingually in English and beautiful Portuguese and the spoken translation of lyrics direct form Portuguese to English which enable the listener enter deeper into the meaningful love experience of what is believed to be the second most recorded pop song in history, after ‘Yesterday’ by The Beatles.

Adults - $30.00
Concession - $25.00
Under 16s - $15.00

 

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Euphoria

Saturday 13 June 2020 – Monday 15 June 2020

A Country Town. A Festival. A local tragedy and a town that doesn’t talk. This tale of good days, bad days and everything in between catapults us right into the heart of this little town where everyone knows everyone, and where Ethan is hit by his past as Meg struggles with the present. As the festival unfolds, Meg and Ethan’s worlds collide as the community comes together for an event they’ll never forget.

This brand new play is a rich and heart-warming story from award-winning South Australian playwright Emily Steel, bringing regional voices to the fore and an entire town to life with authenticity and unmistakeable wit.

Two years in the making, Euphoria has been developed in consultation with regional South Australian communities.

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BEEP

Tuesday 3 November 2020

10:00 am

A slightly sideways tale about unexpected friendship, finding where you fit and learning to mix it up a little. In Mort's Village everything has its place, every day is the same and everyone likes it that way. Until one morning, crash, boom, bang... down comes Beep. What is this annoying interruption to Mort's breakfast molly melon, who is this noisy robot girl, and how will she find her home? With Windmill's trademark design, gentle storytelling, music and puppetry, Beep tells the story of what happens when someone new comes to town.

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Casting Off

Wednesday 4 November 2020 – Thursday 5 November 2020

Multi award winning arthouse circus. Be ready to laugh, cry and be utterly captivated by 3 generations of gutsy women aged 31, 42 and 60. The personal is political, the furious is funny, and the acrobatics are downright dangerous. This is Circus with non-linear storytelling, skilful, intelligent, playful. A disarming, hilarious show about living on the edge and talking about it. A joyous accumulation of moments that shine a light on women relating to each other in playful, fruitful relationships.

 

‘The least showy and most breathtaking’ ★★★★★ The 730 Review, 2018

Adelaide Fringe - Overall Best Circus & Physical Theatre Award 2019

Total Theatre Award - Edinburgh Fringe 2018

Best Circus & Physical Theatre - Melbourne Fringe 2018

 

Oh, and don’t forget to bring your Mum!

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Lea Memorial Theatre

Shades of Bublé

Tuesday 25 February 2020

Direct from New York City, Shades of Bublé – The Three Man Michael Bublé tribute arrives in Australia. Having wowed audiences across the globe with their exciting harmonies, smooth choreography and charming good looks, the men of Shades deliver a set list ranging from Bublé’s Motown hits, through to his Sinatra chart- toppers. Shades of Bublé stars an impressive lineup featuring former lead performer Adam Rennie of the famed Rocky Horror Picture Show. With the three voices singing incredible songs like 'Feeling Good', 'Moondance', 'Come Fly With Me', 'Home', 'Everything', 'Fever', 'Save the Last Dance for Me' and many more. Shades of Bublé: The Three-Man Tribute to Michael Bublé brings the swinging standards and pop hits of Bublé himself to the stage in an unforgettable high-energy concert event. With standing ovations across the US, their Australian premiere is sure to sell out!

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Kevin Bloody Wilson – F.U.P.C. World Tour

Tuesday 12 May 2020

Westside Talent Presents

The Kevin Bloody Wilson Show is a full on event and an opportunity to tick from your bucket-list a chance to see Australia's most unique International comedy legend. Kevin Bloody Wilson's story is remarkable. His DILLIGAF attitude is a quality to be envied. It's also a known fact that nobody tells Australian stories better than Kevin Bloody Wilson. His peers agree; “The world's funniest Australian” Billy Connolly, “I love Kev. My favourite is Livin' Next Door To Alan.” Paul Hogan, “Hello John, is the funniest song I've ever heard in my entire radio career.” John Laws. His record sales are now nudging the four million mark, with many reaching Platinum, and one, ‘Kev's Back’, awarded an amazing quadruple Platinum.

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World of Musicals

Sunday 5 July 2020

Rokitz Entertainment Presents

The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway return to Australia with a brand new show. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical Theatre to life. This incredible production will Return to Australia in 2020 with a brand NEW PRODUCTION and the wonderful revue of all your favourite musical Theatre hits which include such classics as, The Lion King, Fiddler on the roof , Mamma Mia, We Will Rock You, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, Cats, Evita, Wicked, The Rocky Horror Picture show, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Greatest Showman, Jersey Boys, Oklahoma, South Pacific , Miss Saigon, The Boy from OZ, Hairspray, Les Misérables, The Blues Brothers.

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