Anita's Theatre Thirroul

The official website of Anita's Theatre, a premiere live music and theatre venue, nestled in the beautiful town of Thirroul, close to the major centres of Sydney and Wollongong.

Anita's Theatre is a premier live music and theatre venue, nestled in the beautiful town of Thirroul, close to the major centres of Sydney and Wollongong.

Filtering by: Classical Music
The Italian Tenors
Nov
21
7:30 PM19:30

The Italian Tenors

Price: $50.88
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

35701579_1818692841532469_2152963162981269504_o.jpg

Doors open: 6.30pm
Show starts: 7.30pm

“Viva La Vita” – living the life. The Italian Tenors named their new album with a purpose – to regain passion and the Italian way of life. Furthermore they have drawn a line between popular Italian pop songs and classical music. The three handsome looking Italian opera singer Mirko Provini, Sabino Gaita und Evans Tonon starting with their second album a high-end interpretation of Italian pop and movie songs.

The three have performed professionally in operas for years, so it is all the more exciting for them to be able to combine their classical origins with their soft spot for pop music. Their début album "That's Amore" broke the boundaries of genres, conjuring up a glorious piece of art with the Tenors' very own musical energy, which fully captivates listeners.

For all of them it is an extremely exciting journey to connect their musical heritage with their passion for popular Italian music. It is incredible how three classically trained artists take a walk in the realm of pop music and have interpreted great Italian pop songs and canzoni in their own unmistakable way. “Viva La Vita” took a step further and exudes the Italian way of life. 

Of course, such a blend between the two musical styles has been done before - but only The Italian Tenors can warm your heart after only a few notes. With their personality, their Italian charms and their tuned sophistication that is rarely ranked this high: the three extremely talented opera singers have taken the leap into another field and challenged to win the hearts of their audience. Mirko Provini says: “Our new album mirrors a wealth of emotions. We created a whole new and fired atmosphere with our interpretations of Italian pop songs. The melodically feeling of Bel Cantos, popular orientated music, is timeless and worked both in classical and pop music. And that’s what we wanted to show.” 

The three never left their path while they’ve worked on plenty wonderful Italian pop songs. They arranged a musical adventure with passion and abandon combined with talent. “It is for us as Italians to create a breathtaking mix of passion and culture to build our own composed world. That’s always a concept of our work”, gushes Evans Tonon. 

Magical moments await the audience, evoked by the opulently arranged fireworks of the sounds of those great Italian pop gems, charmingly and no less professionally celebrated by genuine experts in their field. This cocktail of multifaceted voices performing Italian hit songs with an international flair - this is what makes "Viva La Vita" an especially seductive musical experience, making (not just women's) hearts beat faster all round!

Brilliant, notable and exciting are just three adjectives the Italian Tenors can be described with. Their new album connects to their traditional sophisticated music, is a homage to Italian songs in generally and tries to bring passion and emotions to a fulminated expression. The tenors made sure that nearly forgotten jewels of Italian music culture were not missing, either. They put a dignified monument to the Italian way of life with their new album “Viva La Vita”. 

Sabino Gaita, whose parents are from Sicily, was born in Milan, here he studied piano, clarinet and saxophone, before receiving his formal training as a singer. He has performed worldwide and lives now in Turin. 

Mirko Provini was born in Luino, next to the Swiss border. He has studied sociology and education; and music at Milan’s conservatory. 

Evans Tonon is a trained singer, actor, voice actor, and overall performer. He is passionate about all forms of entertainment, with a special interest in Broadway theatre and old black and white films.

View Event →

The Celtic Tenors
Apr
13
8:00 PM20:00

The Celtic Tenors

Price: $71.27
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

The-Celtic-Tenors.jpg

Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm (2 sets)

When you put together three brilliant Tenor voices with natural Irish charm, singing spine-tingling Classical, Folk, Irish, Gaelic and Pop favourites in stacked three-part harmonies, then mix them up with quick witted banter, you have THE CELTIC TENORS.

The charismatic, globe-trotting trio are the most successful classical crossover artists ever to have come out of Ireland.

They just sing songs they love, and they most certainly don’t take themselves too seriously.  It’s all about the music, the harmonies and the fun.

Three unique solo voices, but when called upon – one tenor sound!

While each of The Celtic Tenors have been influenced by the musical traditions from their own individual parts of Ireland, Daryl, James and Matthew show great flexibility in melding their voices to suit the appropriate genres.

The Celtic Tenors will also perform The Irish Songbook on their Australian tour with such classics as Finnegan’s Wake, In The Gloaming, Song For Ireland, Danny Boy, The Dutchman, Caledonia, You Raise Me Up and many more favourites.

With a polished international reputation and over a million album sales world-wide, The Celtic Tenors offer something truly unique. The skill, range and ability of world-class tenors combined with the personality and fun of genuine Irish performers.

“Three separately and distinctive classically-trained tenors, who when they come together they are a superbly flawless unit. They combine the high standards of operatic singing with a delightfully informal sense of fun.” (The Irish Examiner)

“The finest version of ‘Danny Boy’ I have ever heard.” (President Bill Clinton). 

View Event →
Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox
Sep
26
7:00 PM19:00

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

Price: From $81.48
All Ages Event

Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Australia loves Postmodern Jukebox!! Following two successful Australian tours over the last two years, Nice Events is proud to announce Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox will return to Australia in September 2017 for another mammoth national tour. 

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox Gold VIP Package includes: 
-Premium Seat Location in the First 15 Rows
-Post Show Meet & Greet and Photo Opportunity with members of Postmodern Jukebox
-An Exclusive Postmodern Jukebox Limited Edition Tour Print
-A Commemorative VIP Laminate (Your pass to access the Meet & Greet) 
-Onsite VIP Concierge to escort VIPs to the Post-Show Meet & Greet. 

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox Silver VIP Package includes: 
-A Premium Seat Location in the First 15 Rows
-An Exclusive Postmodern Jukebox Limited Edition Tour Print

View Event →
Peter Byrne: Hot August Night
Aug
19
7:00 PM19:00

Peter Byrne: Hot August Night

Price: $70.27
All Ages Event

Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

45th Anniversary with the Sydney International Orchestra.

Celebrating the Anniversary of the legendary recording.

“Hot August Night”, PETER BYRNE brings Neil Diamond to you together with a 30 piece symphony Orchestra.

It is over 44 years since Neil Diamond stepped on stage at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles with a symphony orchestra and recorded what is still known today as one of the greatest epic live albums of all time. Now that album will be re-created in its original format in a national tour by Peter Byrne and the Sydney International Orchestra.

Featuring classic songs Crunchy Granola Suite, Cherry Cherry, Sweet Caroline and I am I said…see the same spontaneous display of energy and sensuality of Neil diamond with the superb talents of Peter Byrne. Peter’s capacity to recreate Neil Diamond to a standard that Neil himself has endorsed on many occasions hearing Peter’s tribute.

View Event →
The Rat Pack From Vegas
Dec
14
7:30 PM19:30

The Rat Pack From Vegas

Price:$54.98
All Ages Event

Doors open: 6.30pm
Show starts: 7.30pm

Start spreading the news, Frank (David deCosta), Dean (Johnny Edwards) and Sammy (Nicholas Brooks) are back in town in their sharp suits and sharper wits.

Direct From Las Vegas, after sell out seasons through North America and the UK, The Rat Pack from Vegas are returning to Australia. Featuring their swingin’ Aussie band, your fingers will be clicking as your sides will be splitting!

View Event →
Peter Byrne: Hot August Night With The Sydney International Orchestra
Sep
17
7:00 PM19:00

Peter Byrne: Hot August Night With The Sydney International Orchestra

Price: $70.27
18+ Event

Screen Shot 2016-04-13 at 09.01.09.png

Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Celebrating the Anniversary of the legendary recording.

“Hot August Night”, PETER BYRNE brings Neil Diamond to you together with a 30 piece symphony Orchestra.

It is over 44 years since Neil Diamond stepped on stage at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles with a symphony orchestra and recorded what is still known today as one of the greatest epic live albums of all time. Now that album will be re-created in its original format in a national tour by Peter Byrne and the Sydney International Orchestra.

Featuring classic songs Crunchy Granola Suite, Cherry Cherry, Sweet Caroline and I am I said…see the same spontaneous display of energy and sensuality of Neil diamond with the superb talents of Peter Byrne. Peter’s capacity to recreate Neil Diamond to a standard that Neil himself has endorsed on many occasions hearing Peter’s tribute.

 

View Event →
Postmodern Jukebox: Australian Tour 2016
Sep
9
8:30 PM20:30

Postmodern Jukebox: Australian Tour 2016

Price: From $65.17
All Ages Event

Doors open: 7.30pm
Show starts: 8.30pm

Postmodern Jukebox Gold VIP Package available from http://postmodernjukebox.com/

 

Package includes:

   Post Show Meet & Greet and Photo Opportunity with members of Postmodern Jukebox

   1 Exclusive Postmodern Jukebox Limited Edition Tour Print

   1 Commemorative VIP Laminate (Your pass to access the Meet & Greet)

   Onsite VIP Concierge to escort VIPs to the Post Show Meet & Greet

Proving that everything new can be old again, pianist Scott Bradlee has become a viral pop sensation after creating a series of clips for YouTube that finds him and his ad hoc group Postmodern Jukebox reworking 21st century pop hits in a variety of vintage styles -- transforming Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop" into a '50s-style doo wop number, giving Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" a '20s jazz accent, crossing Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" with Irish folk music, and showing how Ke$ha's "Die Young" would work as a classic country tune.

View Event →
The Italian Tenors
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

The Italian Tenors

Price: From $60.07
All Ages Event

Doors open: 5pm
Show starts: 6pm

Direct from Italy the Italian Tenors are three of Europe’s most successful operatic Tenors that formed in 2012, signed to Universal records and releasing their successful album in 2014 “ Viva la Vita “ they are now considered a worldwide pop- opera phenomenon. Three good – looking Italian Opera Singers Mirko Provini, Sabino Gaita and Evans Tonon do an unbelievable balancing act between Classical arias and Popular Pop hits.

The Australian tour promises all the Italian charm and Vocal Power of their recently sold out European tour, together with their live band that includes live strings the evening promises to be an incredible Musical Montage of Vocal Passion and Entertainment Excellence.

View Event →
The Idea Of North: The Groove Sessions - SELLING FAST
May
20
7:00 PM19:00

The Idea Of North: The Groove Sessions - SELLING FAST

Price: $44.78
All Ages Event
Bar

BPH_The_Idea_Of_North_3_2013.jpg

The Idea of North

presents

The Groove Sessions

With special guest vocal percussionist

Kaichiro Kitamura (JAPAN)

 

Two-time ARIA award-winning jazz vocal artistry.
 
As a world class act of international renown The Idea of North are undisputed masters of a musical style that continues to thrill audiences. Regarded by their peers as one of the best and most unique live acts in Australia, they have reinvented a cappella and taken it to new heights. The Idea of North’s amazing voices and incredible sound has built them a legion of adoring fans, here and across Europe, Asia and the United States.

"In this exciting new show we're teaming up with the world's most incredible jazz vocal percussionist, Kaichiro Kitamura (JAPAN) for an Australian tour this May. What Kai can do really does have to be seen - but even then you still won't believe it! Kai is well-known the world over as one of the only people ever to have mastered beatboxing in the jazz style. He performs regularly with his own jazz quartet (piano, bass, vocals) in Japan, as their actual drummer. Yes, his vocal emulation of the instrument is so complete he doesn't need a drum kit. He's the groove to our jazz, the rock to our roll - an ideal and seamless addition to our varied repertoire. An exciting evening of astonishing vocalisation and heart-warming music, all presented with TION's endearing and WYSIWYG style. Don't miss this great collaboration. We know you'll love it as much as we do.”


"Strong, polished voices with a blend to envy - a welcome addition to the tradition of great vocal jazz." - Peter Eldridge, New York Voices

"One of Australia's brightest cultural treasures." - Sydney Morning Herald

View Event →
Mary Chapin Carpenter: Acoustic World Tour 2015
Sep
1
7:00 PM19:00

Mary Chapin Carpenter: Acoustic World Tour 2015

Price: $81.38
All Ages Event

Lennard Promotions proudly presents multiple Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter on her 2015 Acoustic World Tour, with very special guest, Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Tift Merritt.

Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and 2012 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Mary Chapin Carpenter will return to Australia for the first time in over 10 years for on a unique series of intimate, acoustic performances as part of her 2015 Acoustic World Tour. The tour marks Carpenter’s return to singing both timeless hits and deep cuts from her expansive and beloved 13-album catalog after performing with orchestras in early 2014. Carpenter will be joined on stage by longtime friends Jon Carroll (piano) and Austin Nevins (guitars) with very special guest support from Tift Merritt.

Carpenter has spent the past year performing alongside world-renowned orchestras since the release of her debut orchestral album, Songs From the Movie (Zoë /Rounder), which was conducted and arranged by six-time Grammy Award winner Vince Mendoza. Carpenter’s world debut orchestral concert took place on January 24 at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall alongside the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. In March, she performed two milestone concerts at New York’s Lincoln Center with the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Mr. Mendoza, and was joined by special guests Joan Baez, Shawn Colvin, Jerry Douglas, Tift Merritt and Aoife O’Donovan. 

Over the course of her career, Carpenter has sold over 13 million records. With hits like “Passionate Kisses” and “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her,” she has won five Grammy Awards (with 15 nominations), two CMA awards and two Academy of Country Music awards for her vocals. Her songs speak to the most personal of life’s details and the most universal.

As a treat for Australian fans Mary Chapin Carpenter will be joined at all shows by very special guest, Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Tift Merritt. The New Yorker has called Merritt “the bearer of a proud tradition of distaff country soul that reaches back to artists like Dusty Springfield and Bobbie Gentry,” a standard upholding that got underway in earnest with Bramble Rose, the 2002 solo debut that put her on the Americana map forever. Since then and across four subsequent albums including 2012’s Traveling Alone Tift Merritt continues to assert the fact that her musical star continues to rise.

View Event →
The Ten Sopranos
Jun
13
7:30 PM19:30

The Ten Sopranos

Price: $49
All Ages Event

NOTE THAT DUE TO UNAVOIDABLE CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO THE 13th JUNE 2015

Doors - 7:00pm 
Start - 8:00pm 

With a new CD and brand new show The Ten Sopranos are touring Australia again to the delight of those who witnessed their first performances.

With top selling CD and DVD releases and top ten hits in Germany, US, UK and South America The Ten Sopranos will mesmerise you with their spine tingling performance which delivers a haunting and emotional experience.

With unmatched vocal delivery and the power of ten magnificent women, it is a concert once seen, never forgotten.

The Ten Sopranos is not an imitation; it is original, world class and beautifully delivered.
Led by the critically acclaimed soprano, Penny Pavlakis, Musical highlights include…

Amigos Para siempre
Granada
The Prayer
Don’t cry out loud
La Donne Mobile
Nessun Dorma
Speak softly love
Somewhere over the rainbow
Bohemian Rhapsody
Aye Calypso
Conte Partiro
Danny Boy
The Habanera
The Baccarole
The Cat Duet
O Sole Mio
Funiculli Funiculla

Left many in awe of their abilities (The Chronicle)

Vocal power enough to stun everyone (The Outback Review)

Best show ever to come to Port Macquarie (The Pictorial)

View Event →