Yanhadarrambal & Stephen Champion. THEATRE & MUSIC INLAND SEA OF SOUND The much-anticipated Inland Sea of Sound festival is back bigger than ever with Bathurst’s iconic Wahluu-Mount Panorama set to play host to the two-day music and arts festival from 30th November – 1st December 2018. Headlining this year’s line-up will be The Cat Empire, one of the world’s best festival bands, known for delivering highly energetic, spectacular live shows that get audiences out of their seat and dancing. They will be joined by renowned rock-music-royalty and stalwart of the Australian music industry Deborah Conway. Stephen Champion, Inland Sea of Sound’s event curator, said he is thrilled to announce the line-up for Inland Sea of Sound which has become a signature event on Australia’s festival calendar. “Inland Sea of Sound is the quintessential summer festival and fuses together music, art, culture and food into an extravaganza on areas of Wahluu-Mount Panorama usually inaccessible to the public, making it a truly unique experience for music and art aficionados alike.” To purchase tickets and view the full 2018 line-up visit www.inlandseaofsound.com.au EVITA With more than 20 major awards to its credit, the original Broadway and West End production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical EVITA opens in September 2018, directed by legendary Broadway director Hal Prince and starring Tina Arena. Date: Sep 13 – Nov 3 Phone: 02 9250 7111 Venue: Sydney Opera House COLIN MOCHRIE, BRAD SHERWOOD & GREG PROOPS Using their quick wit, Colin, Brad and Greg take suggestions from the audience to create hilarious and original scenes…. just like a live version of ‘Whose Line’! Throughout the evening, the show becomes truly interactive as audience members are called to the stage to participate in the fun. Their high-profile presentations have played to sold-out venues all over the world. Don’t miss the most exciting comedy event of the year. Date: Nov 22 Phone: 02 9250 7111 Venue: Sydney Opera House THE SNOW DRAGON Join Billy the goat, Rosie the pig and Spike the hedgehog on the biggest adventure in the wintry world! Billy has everything a young goat could need – and more besides. On New Year’s Eve, Billy is looking forward to the annual visit of the legendary Snow Dragon, who will bring him even more goodies. But when Billy bumps into some hungry wolves in the forest, New Year’s Day seems a long way off. How will Billy escape? And has he been naughty or nice? Date: Oct 3-12 Phone: 02 9250 7111 Venue: Sydney Opera House FOREIGNER Legendary rock band Foreigner will return to Australia this October to perform a series of newly envisaged orchestral concerts. With ten multi-platinum albums and 16 US Billboard Top 30 hits, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 75 million. Date: Oct 18 Phone: 02 9250 7111 Venue: Sydney Opera House Onstage A CHEERY SOUL Patrick White, the only Australian to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, is a towering figure in our culture. Of his plays, A Cheery Soul was White’s own favourite. It’s a fascinating work, mixing a satirical view of Australian society with an expressionistic form, poetic language and characters that are as hilarious and grotesque as they are uncannily familiar. Date: Nov 10 - Dec15 Phone: 02 9250 7111 Venue: Sydney Opera House ENTERTAINMENT +Plus Blue Mountainslife 103