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Are You Lonesome Tonight in Charters Towers

08 May 2021

Opera Queensland presents Are You Lonesome Tonight, their most extensive regional tour in their 40-year history. Visiting nearly 30 communities and travelling almost 7,000 kilometres, the tour takes over regional Queensland with a celebration of Opera and Country music throughout May and June.

With a cast of young Australian singers including Irena Lysiuk, Marcus Corowa and Jonathan Hickey, Are You Lonesome Tonight features arias and songs by composers such as Puccini, Verdi, Slim Dusty and Dolly Parton, to name just a few.

Come in your jeans and boots or your tuxedos and ballgowns – this is opera that is diverse, accessible and exciting.

Creative Team

Director Laura Hansford

Designer Penny Challen

Creative Concept Patrick Nolan

Co-Music Director (Opera) Dane Lam

Co-Music Director (Country) Sara Storer


Irena Lysiuk, Marcus Corowa, Jonathan Hickey

Music Director Stephen Russell

Are You Lonesome Tonight is proudly supported by Beef Australia.

Upcoming Dates

World Theatre

Are You Lonesome Tonight in Charters Towers

Are You Lonesome Tonight in Charters Towers

86 Mosman Street
Charters Towers City, Queensland, 4820

+61 07 3735 3030

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