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Friday 12 July 2024 8pm

A COMEDIAN AND AN OPERA SINGER’S WORLDS COLLIDE David Hobson and Colin Lane have been friends for 25 years. From vastly different backgrounds, they have observed one another’s worlds and always thought, “Gee, wouldn’t it be nice to have a go at what that other guy does?” So here’s their chance to see whether the grass is a little greener. It’s a unique and hilarious experiment that promises to enthral and entertain. In Tails launched in 2016/17 with a selection of shows at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Festival of Voices, Albury Entertainment Centre, Spiegeltent Hobart and Capital Theatre Bendigo to a resounding applause. Colin Lane, Comedian/Professional Show Off is best known as the Lano from Lano and Woodley. They’ve won ‘Best in Show’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, ‘People’s Choice Award’ at the Melbourne Comedy Festival with their last two tours (2006 & 2018) amassing 235,000 ticket sales around the country. Colin has appeared in the production Don’s Party, appeared on TV shows such as QI, Good News Week, Spicks & Specks, Thank God You’re Here, Neighbours, Family Feud and Ready Steady Cook. David Hobson, tenor & composer, is one of Australia’s best-known Opera performers with a repertoire that spans all styles from Baroque through to Pop and award-winning performances with Opera Australia. He has #1 ARIA albums, leading man in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Follies and Funny Girl. Appeared on Spicks and Specks, Dancing with the Stars, It Takes Two, Presenter on Foxtel’s Studio and since 2017 has been touring the successful production The 2 Of Us with Marina Prior. "This is clean, classy comedy that will keep you smiling! 5 Stars” – Adelaide Cabaret Festival "The final applause was resounding" – IN Daily “ a ‘joyride of pure entertainment …   you really shouldn’t miss this one!” – Adelaide Theatre Guide
CANBERRA THEATRE CENTRE IS TRANSITIONING TO A NEW TICKETING SYSTEM Your experience matters to us. Be enlivened by the ease. Canberra Theatre Centre is transitioning to a faster, easier ticketing system, and you may notice some changes when you next purchase tickets with us. Read more about the transition here. If you have any questions about these changes, please contact our friendly Canberra Ticketing Box Office team on (02) 6275 2700 or email canberraticketing@act.gov.au.

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Friday 12 July 2024
8pm

A COMEDIAN AND AN OPERA SINGER’S WORLDS COLLIDE

David Hobson and Colin Lane have been friends for 25 years. From vastly different backgrounds, they have observed one another’s worlds and always thought, “Gee, wouldn’t it be nice to have a go at what that other guy does?” So here’s their chance to see whether the grass is a little greener.

It’s a unique and hilarious experiment that promises to enthral and entertain.

In Tails launched in 2016/17 with a selection of shows at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Festival of Voices, Albury Entertainment Centre, Spiegeltent Hobart and Capital Theatre Bendigo to a resounding applause.

Colin Lane, Comedian/Professional Show Off is best known as the Lano from Lano and Woodley. They’ve won ‘Best in Show’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, ‘People’s Choice Award’ at the Melbourne Comedy Festival with their last two tours (2006 & 2018) amassing 235,000 ticket sales around the country. Colin has appeared in the production Don’s Party, appeared on TV shows such as QI, Good News Week, Spicks & Specks, Thank God You’re Here, Neighbours, Family Feud and Ready Steady Cook.

David Hobson, tenor & composer, is one of Australia’s best-known Opera performers with a repertoire that spans all styles from Baroque through to Pop and award-winning performances with Opera Australia. He has #1 ARIA albums, leading man in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Follies and Funny Girl. Appeared on Spicks and Specks, Dancing with the Stars, It Takes Two, Presenter on Foxtel’s Studio and since 2017 has been touring the successful production The 2 Of Us with Marina Prior.

“This is clean, classy comedy that will keep you smiling! 5 Stars” – Adelaide Cabaret Festival

“The final applause was resounding” – IN Daily

“ a ‘joyride of pure entertainment …   you really shouldn’t miss this one!” – Adelaide Theatre Guide


CANBERRA THEATRE CENTRE IS TRANSITIONING TO A NEW TICKETING SYSTEM

Your experience matters to us. Be enlivened by the ease.

Canberra Theatre Centre is transitioning to a faster, easier ticketing system, and you may notice some changes when you next purchase tickets with us. Read more about the transition here. If you have any questions about these changes, please contact our friendly Canberra Ticketing Box Office team on (02) 6275 2700 or email canberraticketing@act.gov.au.

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Entertainment Consulting

CATEGORY:
Musical Theatre

DURATION:
Approximately 120 minutes, including interval.

WARNINGS:
This performance may contain strobe lighting and haze effects.

AGE SUITABILITY:
This performance is suitable for audiences of all ages.

VENUE:
The Playhouse
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NEED TO KNOW

Canberra Ticketing has moved to a new ticketing system

Canberra Ticketing has transitioned to a faster, easier ticketing system, and you may notice some changes when you next purchase tickets with us. Read more about the changes here. If you have any further questions, please contact our friendly Canberra Ticketing Box Office team on (02) 6275 2700 or email canberraticketing@act.gov.au.

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