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Music, dance, comedy & supper, all for a good cause
There are so many fundraising events these days it can be hard to choose. Do I want to do a fun run or try a triathlon? Or there's the option of attending a grand ball or a formal dinner. Problem is, I don't own any designer gowns and don't have the motivation to run a marathon. Can't I just have a pleasant night out for a good cause? Thanks to the Tivoli Club of WA, the answer is a resounding yes.
Magic Night is the latest production of the long-established club. In what has to be one of the best entertainment deals in Perth, the two-hour show features a seventies music extravaganza with a mix of singing, dancing and comedy acts.
Admission to the show also includes a chicken and chips supper and free tea and coffee. All this and the price is less than $20 per person, with 100% of the proceeds of the 24 May performance going to the Junior Diabetes Foundation.
Since its founding more than 40 years ago, Tivoli Club performances have evolved from "old time vaudeville" to the current very popular cabaret style. The club is entirely self-supporting and all the cast and crew are volunteers. They also have a junior section known as the Tivolettes, a performance group aimed at giving young people the opportunity to gain confidence and stage experience.