Three months of great shows on the way

IT HAS been a big year for entertainment at the Moncrieff and we will be finishing the year off with excellent shows over the next three months.

The world-renowned Russian National Dance Company is taking centre stage on Friday, October 17, at 7.30pm.

Performing Kostroma, a spectacular and beautiful evocation in dance of ancient Russian culture.

This mesmerising event unites centuries of dramatic musical and dance tradition.

Featuring 45 elite dancers, masterly techniques, 600 lavish costumes and more than 15 scenes, Kostroma takes the audience on a bewitching journey from the Arctic north to the southern Steppes, the peaks of the Caucasus to the depths of Siberia.

Tickets are still available, but be quick.

Comedy will lighten the mood with the last show in October being comedian Anh Do in his new show, the Happiest Refugee, on Sunday, October 26, at 7pm.

Then more fun to start November off, comedian Dave Hughes in his new show, Pointless, on Saturday, November 1, at 7.30pm.

True Blue Aussie singer John Williamson will appear on stage Thursday, November 6, at 8pm; this is part of his Honest People tour.

A change of pace on November 21 at 7.30pm will see It All Begins with Love performed for the first time on stage anywhere.

This is a strong emotive play about domestic violence, brought to you by Creative Regions.

The following night, November 22, will see the auditorium erupt with the country rock duo McAlister Kemp taking centre stage.

Ten Tenors
The Ten Tenors will perform at the Moncrieff.

2015 is gearing up to be a big year we now have four shows on sale for next year.

Due to an injury, The John Butler Trio has transferred its show, to Monday, March 9. As people respond to their phone calls and emails we have some seating for the new show available.

After a sell out show in 2013, The Ten Tenors are back in 2015 with a new show The Ten Tenors on Broadway.

A wonderful collection of Broadway's most-loved classics sung by 10 of Australia's hottest tenors.

You will be delighted by this powerful mix of theatrical showstoppers and heart-melting ballads as The Ten Tenors take on some of the greatest show tunes in the world. On stage Friday, April 24, at 7.30pm, tickets will be $80.70 each. Tickets are on sale now.

Gold the Ultimate Abba Show is coming to Bundaberg.

It's a chance to experience why ABBA means so much to us and why they are undoubtedly one of the single most influential groups of the twentieth century.

Their music is timeless, their hits infectious, their culture omnipresent.

Prepare to wind back the clock and experience the magic of ABBA as you remember it in a two-hour show that you cannot miss. On sale now all tickets $60 or 10+ $55 each.

Movies beginning Thursday, October 2:

If I Stay rated M running time 1 hour 51 minutes:

Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. Not a bad watch, the simple storyline works. A tissue might be handy in places. Chloë Grace Moretz is a lovely young actress.

Rio 2 rated G running time 1 hour 46 minutes:

It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids in Rio 2, after they're hurtled from that magical city to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all - his father-in-law. All our favourite Rio characters are back.