Unsung

Two women sitting in front of a bar, one holding a glass of beer in one hand, with chains wrapped around their wrists.
On a hot summer’s day in 1965, Merle Thornton and Rosalie Bogner walked into the public bar of the Regatta Hotel in Brisbane, calmly chained themselves to the bar rail, and ordered a beer. What happened next would change the course of Australian history, and a little less obviously, the course of music in Australia for women, forever.
Date: Wednesday 25 May 2022
Time: 10am morning tea, 11am performance
Tickets: $22 per person, Companion Card holders can attend for free when accompanying a client
Venue: Theatre at Cardinia Cultural Centre, 40 Lakeside Boulevard, Pakenham
 
On a hot summer’s day in 1965, Merle Thornton and Rosalie Bogner walked into the public bar of the Regatta Hotel in Brisbane, calmly chained themselves to the bar rail, and ordered a beer. What happened next would change the course of Australian history, and a little less obviously, the course of music in Australia for women, forever.
 
Join award-winning cabaret powerhouses Amelia Ryan and Libby O’Donovan in Unsung, a rollicking, raucous celebration of songs and stories from 1960s Australia.

Hear music from the likes of Lynne Randell, Little Patti, Judy Stone, Marcie Jones, Margret Roadknight, Wendy Saddington and Alison McCallum in an uplifting and nostalgic hour that pays homage to the women who blazed the trails for generations to come.

Through history, heart and hilarity, this extraordinary cabaret duo brings these incredible women – and their music – out of the sidelines and into their rightful place in Aussie music history! 

Unsung is part of the Cardinia Cultural Centre's Sip and See morning entertainment program. We invite you to join us, sip on a cuppa and see a fantastic program of quality performances and theatre experiences. Your Sip and See ticket includes a delicious morning tea served from 10am, prior to the performance commencing.
 
Important information 
Your attendance is subject to government guidelines, including the presentation of your vaccination digital or printed certificate. You will be required to check into the venue via QR code. 
 
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