2020 Performing Arts Subscription Season

Published on 28 November 2019

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The team at Burnie Arts & Function Centre is proud to bring you the 2020 Subscription Season. This year, the program has a focus on local Tasmanian productions, contemporary theatre, family theatre, dance, musical theatre, opera, jazz, wearable art, comedy, dinner-theatre, and classical music.

Burnie City Council Mayor Steve Kons, officially opened the 2020 Season Launch. Live excerpts from ‘Night, Richard. Night.’ were performed by actors from DoMaur. Del Polden, with singers from Burnie Musical Society, executed numbers from ‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’. Models from En Vogue wore paper garments designed by Pam Thorne and Cynthia Hawkins, explaining the origins of the concepts behind paper on skin, and demonstrating exquisite pieces made from at least 80% paper. Hellyer College provided live entertainment throughout the evening, with songs from their upcoming musical “The Wedding Singer”.

The Burnie Arts & Function Centre continues to deliver an outstanding program of performing arts in the region because of the generous support we receive from MMG Rosebery (through the artsUNEARTHED Arts for the Community Program), and the Burnie City Council.

In total, an outstanding 17 productions are included in the 2020 Season:

Raga Shambhala – world music featuring Tenzin Choegyal, Taro Terahara and Ayako Ikeda

Night, Richard. Night. (DoMaur Productions Inc.)

The Story Book (Reflexions Dance Studio)

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Burnie Musical Society)

DIVA: Always Sublime, Sometimes Ridiculous (Emily Burke)

Virtuosi Tasmania

International Jazz Day (feat. Mia Palencia)

You & I Starring Rachael Beck and Michael Cormick (Promac Productions Australia)

paper on skin (Burnie Arts Council Inc.) Major Sponsor: Design Eye Creative

The Sapphires (HIT Productions)

Beep (Windmill Theatre Company – the makers of Grug)

Comedy Night (Hosted by Ned Townsend)

(John X presents) Revue on the Menu with Legends of Revue – dinner and show

A Boy Called Sailboat – feature film with soundtrack performed live by The Grigoryan Brothers (RAZ Music)

Second Sight (Directions Theatre)

Darren Coggan’s Campfire

Serenade For Strings (Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra)

For ticket information, or to become a subscriber please contact the Box Office on 6430 5850 or visit www.burniearts.net