Theatre Talk: The story of Fanny Brice

Funny Girl: Natacha Curnow and more than 50 talented local actors, singers and musicians appear in the Tamworth Musical Society production.

Funny Girl: Natacha Curnow and more than 50 talented local actors, singers and musicians appear in the Tamworth Musical Society production.

Tamworth Musical Society’s latest production, Funny Girl, opened on May 11 to rave reviews and now runs for a further seven shows, finishing up on May 26. 

This hilarious and moving production tells the story of real life star, Fanny Brice.

Her career spanned from comedienne to Vaudeville star. In The Ziegfeld Follies, in Hollywood films and on the radio, Fanny Brice was one of the most celebrated entertainers of her time.

This show is the story of her life, career and love, Nick Arnstein.

Musical numbers include I’m the Greatest Star, I Want to Be Seen with You Tonight, Don’t Rain On My Parade, People and You Are Woman, I Am Man

Tamworth Musical Society brings to you the classic musical that was made famous by none other than the greatest star, Barbra Streisand, both on stage and screen. 

... see the transformation of the Capitol Theatre into an old-style Vaudevillian theatre that sets the scene ...

Never done by Tamworth Musical Society before, see the transformation of the Capitol Theatre into an old-style Vaudevillian theatre with plush, purple drapes and huge scenic cloths that set the scene for this iconic show, now in it’s 50th anniversary year.

This is your chance to see our own greatest star, Natacha Curnow, and more than 50 very talented local actors, singers and musicians in this grand home-grown production – iconic, legendary, laugh-out-loud at Capitol Theatre, now from  May 17 through until May 26.

Tickets are still available, so get in quickly to book yours, because you definitely don’t want to miss this one.

One for the whole family is Creature – an adaptation of Dot and the Kangaroo at TRECC next Tuesday and Wednesday, May 22-23.

This modern retelling of the Australian classic children’s book, Dot and the Kangaroo will have you in awe with its beautiful combination of physical theatre, interactive digital technology, storytelling and song. Recommended for children four plus years and their families.

The music, the stories and the laughs that stopped the show, see’s Nancye Hayes and Todd McKenney... pals, chums and Bosom Buddies. Enjoy them both in this hugely entertaining show at Capitol Theatre on either May 28 at 7.30pm or May 29 for a matinee performance.

In this new show, they reflect on their stage careers and their lives in showbiz.  

They sing, they dance, they reminisce - about the lows as well as the highs. They tell backstage stories never before told and they show video footage never before seen. 

Moving, poignant and hilarious, Bosom Buddies once again proves all the world is indeed a stage.

To book your seats visit entertainmentvenues.com.au, call 6766 2028, or visit the Box Office at Capitol Theatre and The Big Golden Guitar.