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THE FAMOUS SPIEGELTENT // LUNA PARK
September 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
As if Luna Park wasn’t enough fun already, the Famous Spiegeltent touches down these September School Holidays with a spectacular line-up of live family and adult entertainment.
A Spiegeltent is a large travelling tent constructed from wood and canvas and decorated with mirrors and stained glass. The Famous Spiegeltent is the last of the remaining original Belgian speigeltents built in 1920 and has travelled the world from Edinburgh to Melbourne and Paris to New York.
Nestled amongst the carnival magic of Luna Park, the Famous Spiegeltent will deliver music, thrills and spills across several shows for all ages in the most beautiful of settings.
Note, these ticket’s don’t include rides at Luna Park but head to their website for special offers in conjunction with your chosen show.
LE PETIT CIRCUS – A fun, high energy circus for the whole family featuring amazing acrobatics and stacks of silliness for children ages 3+, and the young at heart. This show is always rotating with new casts and tricks to keep every performance fresh! (22 Sept – 7 Oct @ 11:30am / no shows Mon.)
MELBOURNE SINGERS OF GOSPEL CHOIR – Performing gospel, soul and songs of purpose with the transformative impact of a congregational choir. Let your heart be raised by a collection of heavenly voices tuned to inspire. Sing-alongs encouraged! (23 Sept @ 2pm & 5pm)
DINOSAUR TIME MACHINE – An educational dinosaur themed show incorporating up to date science and discoveries made about dinosaurs and the world in which they lived. Presented in a fun and highly visual setting, this unique theatre show incorporates puppets, circus, and easy to follow narratives ideal for children ages 3-9. ( 28 Sept – 7 Oct @ 1:30pm) – no show Sat 29 Sept)
CIRQUE DU SALSA – The Latin Party not to be missed! An evening of Melbourne’s best Latin music including international DJs, salsa dance lessons and the phenomenal Latin band, Tumbao Social – a robust and charismatic 11-piece salsa and jazz ensemble that will keep your toes tappin’ and your body groovin’ all night! (29 Sept @ 8pm)
SPLASH TEST DUMMIES – Rub-a- dub-dub, The Splash Test Dummies are ready to roll out their beach towels and spring into circus-filled hilarity for the whole family. Marvel at a brilliant array of catch-your-breath stunt work, acrobatics, juggling and side-splitting, slapstick comedy of oceanic proportion! (22 Sept / 24-30 Sept / 3 – 7 Oct / 13-14 Oct @ 4pm)
HELLO TUT TUT – Join in on a high energy, stimulating musical safari shaped by the aesthetics of cultures from around the world through a unique blend of Gypsy, Klezmer, Balkan and Latin sounds.Be charmed and enchanted with tones and tunes that will get you up and dancing! (5 Oct @ 6pm)
MIKELANGELO: KING OF THE CROONERS – Internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter and entertainer, Mikelangelo, invites you on a sultry and intoxicating musical soiree through the history of the crooner in popular music. From Dean Martin to Elvis Presley, Jim Morrison to David Bowie, Iggy Pop to Nick Cave, his velvety voice and trusty guitar will make you swoon. (5 Oct @ 8:30pm)
COMEDY ISLAND – Australia’s freshest new comics deliver all-ages amusement. Talented teens and 20-somethings take to the stage for a night of unbridled hilarity. You’’ll be shocked, amazed, and thoroughly entertained by these young guns with funny in their futures. Proudly presented by NGV and Melbourne International Comedy Festival as part of MEL & NYC. (6 Oct @ 7pm)
MOIRA FINUCANE’S DIVA CAROUSEL– Stunning live art on a carousel! From velvet to vamps, to torch songs and serenades, these diva darlings get down and dirty with disco, go-go, and honkytonk tunes that will get your heat pumping as you whirl on a carousel ride under the moonlight. Putting the fierce in fun park, the dive in diva and the beast in burlesque! (10-13Oct @ 8pm / 14 Oct @ 6pm)
VARDOS – Driven by wild violin and chased by accordion and double bass, Vardos play gypsy and traditional music learned from Roma musicians during their travels in Eastern Europe. The all female trio has been serenading audiences around the world since late last century. (13 Oct @ 6pm)
KERMONDS 3 GEN – Join three generations of the Kermand Clan in a show stopping tribute to all things vaudeville. A multigenerational romp that delivers a unique and fresh insight into the vanishing world of the variety night where song, dance, slapstick and comedy collide to create the ultimate salute to Show Biz! (14 Oct @ 2pm)