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The Magnificence of the Music Hall

August 2011

The Magnificence of the Music Hall

Award-winning Operatunity are presenting a favourite theatre genre with its ever-popular national tour of The Magnificence of the Music Hall.

Favourite guest artists Stuart Coats, Tessa-May Brown, Lynette Martin and accompanist Alex Wiltshire join Operatunity directors John Cameron and Geoffrey Hughes in a miscellany of music, monologues and melodrama with a galaxy of glamour and gallantry in a concert of stupendously spectacular singing.

Hughes who plays the Chairman says it is always a special and fun concert with the interaction between the audience and the Chairman and the banter between the Chairman and the performers.

“It’s a style of entertainment with everything - lots of fun music, repartee between the Chairman, the audience and the performers and of course the ever popular melodrama,” he says.

In amongst all the jokes, laughter and banter the concert will showcase memorable music hall melodies like I do like to be beside the seaside, Daisy Daisy, and The Laughing Policeman, complete with a Gilbert & Sullivan bracket.

Operatunity directors describe the show as a “rollicky, rousing, sensational, scintillating show of marvellous, mellifluous melody, monumentally magnificent melodrama and fantastic, frolicking fun”.

Operatunity will visit 25 venues from Whangarei to Invercargill with ’The Magnificence of the Music Hall’ tour, commencing in August. Tickets from $25 include lunch with the artists, with discounts available for group and concession bookings.

To book tickets or request a free brochure of the Daytime Concert Series call Operatunity on 0508 266 237, online at www.operatunity.co.nz, or bookings@operatunity.co.nz.

Calls are toll free, and no booking or postage fees apply.

About Operatunity ~ Operatunity was formed in 2001 by three friends, John Cameron, Geoffrey Hughes, and Susan Boland. The partners have known each other for over twenty years and have had extensive experience in performing and event management. Operatunity Entertainment Ltd was established to offer professional employment for singers by providing opportunities available within New Zealand. The Daytime Concert Series provides quality fun concerts in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere with eight specially-themed concerts at 25 venues throughout New Zealand. Concerts commence at 11 am and are ideal for people who prefer to go out during the day rather than at night. Operatunity venues are: Howick, North Shore, Orewa, Papakura, Remuera, Te Atatu, Ashburton, Christchurch, Dunedin, Greymouth, Invercargill, Nelson, Timaru, Gisborne, Hamilton, Hastings, Kapiti, Lower Hutt, Masterton, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Taupo, Tauranga, Whanganui, and Whangarei.

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