For one night only the iconic Piano Bar comes to Geelong Performing Arts Centre with a mesmerising portrayal of the “People’s Diva” Bette Midler.
Audiences can expect a sensational evening on Friday June 14 when award-winning stage sensation Catherine Alcorn channels Bette Midler in a thoroughly rapturous performance of The Divine Miss Bette.
Fresh from her US and Sydney Opera House debuts and hailed by critics as “uplifting and life affirming” (Canberra Times) and “masterful” (The Courier Mail), Alcorn has been thrilling audiences all over the world with her magnificent voice and razor sharp wit, renowned as “a jewel in the crown of Australian theatre” - (Adelaide Now)
Featuring an electrifying live band, Alcorn will take audiences on a thrilling roller coaster ride back to the Palace Theatre, New York 1973 when she belts out the diva’s early classics including Stay With Me Baby, You’re Moving Out Today, The Rose, Wind Beneath My Wings, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, and In The Mood.
“We’re excited to be collaborating with the Piano Bar to bring The Divine Miss Bette to Geelong, “ says Geelong Performing Arts Centre CEO Joel McGuinness.
“It’s going to be an unforgettable night with Piano Bar antics in the foyer, an incredible performance in the The Playhouse and more entertainment in the foyer after the show.”
Andy Pobjoy leads all your Piano Bar regulars in a GPAC/Piano Bar love fest. With outrageous antics in the foyer from 6pm featuring Chelsea Gibb, Art Simone and Jase Chasland, Miss Bette on the Playhouse stage 7:30pm.
The Divine Miss Bette is produced by Tenacious C Presents and Neil Gooding Productions with musical direction from Glenn Moorhouse.