The 2017 Season Program is one of broad appeal exploring the
contemporary and the historic:
cabaret, circus, ballet, song and
dramatic works. There is a focus
on strong women celebrating
their achievements and nonconformity.
from across Australia and include
partnerships with La Mama,
Gasworks Arts Park, Regional
Arts Victoria, Griffin Theatre
Company and Arts SA.
Exposing Edith tells the tragic
story of arguably France’s
greatest singer, Edith Piaf.
Torte e Mort is an innovative
performance based on the story
of Marie Antoinette. Shirley
Valentine explores the theme
of achieving your full potential.
Hannie Rayson, one of Australia’s
most renowned playwrights, will
share her life story in the funny
and insightful Hello, Beautiful!
And Finucane and Smith will
delight with one of the world’s
most adventurous women in
The Exotic Lives of Lola Montez.
And it continues…families will
adore the Roald Dahl classic,
Witches, dance fans will be thrilled with Melbourne City
Ballet’s stunning performance
of A Midsummer Night’s Dream
and hoarders will explore their
habit in Birdcage Thursdays.
Finally, Australian music icon
Mark Holden will present the
History of the Holden Bros
Circus, an extraordinary story
which began on the Bellarine.
This eclectic season will lead
us on a journey through both
familiar and unchartered
waters in an intimate
setting…a journey that will
excite, entice, amuse, educate,
inspire, intrigue and challenge.
We hope to see you at the Shed - view our events online now.
Kaz Paton - Chair on behalf of
the Potato Shed