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RED CARPET MEN SERIES @ CHATSWOOD CHASE : TWO DOUBLE PASSES

Following on from the successful Red Carpet Women series, Chatswood Chase Sydney will celebrate Australian men of the stage and screen with the Red Carpet Men series.

Susie Smither will be the emcee for the series.

Susie will host up close and  personal interviews with the gentlemen where they will discuss life in the spotlight. Taking to the stage will be: 

  • 4th March – star of Channel 9’s Doctor Doctor and three time Gold Logie nominee, Rodger Corser
  • 11th March – screen and stage legend, Frankie J Holden who most recently starred in the musicals The Sound of Music and Legally Blonde and TV dramas Beaconsfield and Packed to the Rafters

18th March – internationally acclaimed musical star, Peter Cousens, who is renowned for his performances in Les Misérables, Miss Saigon and West End’s The Phantom of the Opera. Peter will also perform a song alongside his interview. 

  • 25th March – musical theatre icon, Michael Cormick, known for his starring roles in Beauty and the Beast for which he won an Australian MO Award, Grease and The Rocky Horror Show to name a few. Michael will also perform a song alongside his interview. 

When: 11am every Wednesday in March Where: Level One (near Williams Sonoma) at Chatswood Chase Sydney – 345 Victoria Ave, Chatswood. Cost: $10 (includes a gift bag). Bookings via www.chatswoodchasesydney.com.au 

Sydney Arts Guide has two double passes to give away to the Red Carpet Men series. You can choose which session you would like to go to. Please email editor.sydneyartsguide@gmail.com with Red Carpet Men promotion in the subject heading. Winners will be advised by email

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAUSE CELEB : 75TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

ACTORS BENEVOLENT FUND’S most popular fundraiser event – the INDOOR PICNIC AND CABARET is back.  This year marks 75 years that The Actors Benevolent Fund has provided assistance to performing arts professionals in times of need.

This fabulous event will be held on Sunday 18 August in the Joan Sutherland Rehearsal Room of Opera Australia.   Award winning director Luke Joslin, and legendary Musical Director Michael Tyack have brought together Sydney’s best-known performers for this glittering industry event including:-

Nancye Hayes, Jonathan Biggins, Chloe Dallimore, Paul Capsis, Sheridan Harbridge, Sandy Gore, Maggie Blinco, Natalie Abbott, James Hadwin, Scott Irwin, Margi de Ferranti, Olivia Vasquez, Peter Cousens, Brittanie Shipway, Dan Belle, Wayne Scott Kermond, Garry Scale, Robert McDougall, Daniel Belle, Jay Laga’aia, Courtney Bell, Meredith O’Reilly, Siobhan Clifford, Laura Murphy, Stephanie Caccamo, Heather Mitchell and many more. 

ACTORS BENEVOLENT FUND is the entertainment industry’s charity that provides help when it’s needed most. Founded in 1944 to assist the many members of the acting profession who were caught up in the devastation that World War II. It was recognised that action was required to look after the families of lost servicemen and women. It is in this spirit that the Actors Benevolent Fund has continued for 75 years, in supporting professional members of the performing arts community across theatre, film and television.

The Actors Benevolent Fund also umbrellas the STA Fund which was established with the Sydney Theatre Awards to assist members of the theatre community suffering from mental health issues. It also administers the Victoria Longley Cancer Appeal which offers financial assistance to help with the costs of cancer treatment. Donations to these funds and the Actors Benevolent Fund can be made on the ABF website.

Gather your friends, pack your picnic and head out for a night to remember!

VENUE:          Joan Sutherland Rehearsal Room

Opera Centre, 480 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills

WHEN:            Sunday 18th August

TIME:              Doors open 6pm / Showtime 7pm

TICKETS:       $85.00

BOOKINGS:   www.actorsbenevolentfund.org.au