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A Touch Of Opera With A Dash Of Musical Theatre
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A fairytale castle, The Sunshine Castle in Bli Bli - Image: Sunshine Castle FB page


The Brisbane-based Underground Opera Company (UOC) has been travelling to the Sunshine Castle for the past seven years, thrilling and delighting audiences season after season with their opera performances and a dash of musical theatre. The UOC professionally produce world-class performances in unique locations across Australia.

The Sunshine Castle, whilst not being the usual 'underground' venue, provides a totally unique space in the Banquet Hall with its excellent acoustics and atmosphere, providing an intimate environment for the Underground Opera Company's sensational performances. This in turn, provides the perfect opportunity for The Underground Opera Company to continue to boost arts in this part of South East Queensland.

Opera in the Castle, Underground Opera Company, world-class performances, unique locations, Australia, Banquet Hall, intimate environment, arias, Nessun Dorma from Turandot, Lake and the Pearl Fishers, Nabucco, Rigoletto, Lionel Theunissen, Glenn Lorimer, Louise Dorsman, Dominique Fegan, Mark Connors, three shows, wheelchair accessible, intimate evening, dash of musical theatre
An intimate evening of opera with a dash of musical theatre - Image: Sunshine Castle FB page


Be prepared to be carried away on a journey of music created by world-class performers and accompanied by an outstanding pianist. The Opera in the Castle programme features a concert of popular opera, with arias such as Nessun Dorma from Turandot, duets from Lake and The Pearl Fishers, with ensemble pieces from Nabucco and Rigoletto and so much more! A superb line-up of cast members, including Lionel Theunissen (Baritone), Glenn Lorimer, Louise Dorsman (Mezzo Soprano), Dominique Fegan (Soprano) and Mark Connors (Accompanist) - please click respective links to read more about each performer.

The audience is limited to one hundred guests, and with only three shows in total, are sure to sell out fast.

Friday 27 October at 7.00pm - Ticket prices from $49 to $85;
Saturday 28 October at 7.00pm - Ticket prices from $49 to $85;
Sunday 29 October at 4.00pm - Ticket prices from $49 to $85
Discounts are available for groups of eight or more and for seniors.



For online ticket purchases, please click your date of choice above, which will take you through to the relevant section to book your tickets.

Guests have access to on-site parking at The Sunshine Castle, and the venue is also wheelchair accessible.

Enjoy an intimate evening of superb performances from world-class Australian artists in the night-time magically-transformed Sunshine Castle. Guests can enjoy delectable complimentary canapés served during the interval in the Castle Courtyard, whilst enjoying the surrounds of a fairy-tale castle. Definitely a 'not-to-be-missed' show for those who love a touch of opera with a dash of musical theatre.

Opera in the Castle, Underground Opera Company, world-class performances, unique locations, Australia, Banquet Hall, intimate environment, arias, Nessun Dorma from Turandot, Lake and the Pearl Fishers, Nabucco, Rigoletto, Lionel Theunissen, Glenn Lorimer, Louise Dorsman, Dominique Fegan, Mark Connors, three shows, wheelchair accessible, intimate evening, dash of musical theatre
A night to remember - Image: www.undergroundopera.com.au
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Why? For an intimate evening of superb performances from world-class Australian artists
When: Friday 27 October at 7pm; Saturday 28 October at 7pm; Sunday 29 October at 4pm
Phone: (07) 3143-5384
Where: Sunshine Castle, 292-296 David Low Way, Bli Bli, Queensland 4560
Cost: From $49 to $85; Discounts are available for groups of more than eight and for seniors
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