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PLAY­ING THE PALACE

PLAY­HOUSE THEATRE, BATHURST ST, UN­TIL SATUR­DAY, NOVEM­BER 18 Set to a score of hits, such as Give My Re­gards to Broad­way, Oh You Beau­ti­ful Doll and Shine On Har­vest Moon, this fun, toetap­ping mu­si­cal by June Walker Rogers will be per­formed by the Ho­bart Reper­tory Theatre Society and di­rected by Mark Mor­gan with choreography by Sera Gold­stone. It’s about the quest to save The Palace, a theatre that in its hey­day rep­re­sented glam­our and ex­cite­ment but af­ter fall­ing into fi­nan­cial woe has been ear­marked for de­mo­li­tion. Tick­ets from $38 from cen­ter­tain­ment.com.au/events/palace

TSO BRASS ON TOUR

VAR­I­OUS LO­CA­TIONS, THURS­DAY TO NEXT SATUR­DAY From Franklin, in the Huon to Stan­ley in the North-West, the brass sec­tion of the Tas­ma­nian Sym­phony Or­ches­tra is tour­ing the state with three shows over three days. Big and bold, soft and sweet, the brass of the TSO is pre­sent­ing a great se­lec­tion. Tick­ets from $28 for con­ces­sions from tick­ets.tso.com.au

THE 2017 FRESH COM­EDY GALA

THE PRINCESS THEATRE, LAUNCE­S­TON TO­DAY, 8PM This com­edy showcase fea­tures head­line sets from some of the big­gest names in Aus­tralian com­edy, in­clud­ing Denise Scott, Sammy J, Anne Ed­monds and Rhys Ni­chol­son as well as some Tassie sup­port­ing acts. Tick­ets $48. Book through the Princess Theatre Book­ing Of­fice on 6323 3666 or at the­atrenorth.com.au

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