Hit musical comes to town
The Sapphires is a multiple award-winning musical play and film that is coming to the Princess Theatre stage for the first time: A funny, heart-warming tale inspired by the true story of four Yorta Yorta Women, who sing Motown hits against the backdrop of the tumultuous sixties. See it Wednesday, October 16 at 7.30pm, tickets $59.50 adult or $49.50 concession, through the Princess Theatre or theatrenorth.com.au
Mental Health Week
Saint John Craft Beer Bar is hosting this Mental health Week Comedy Roadshow, where Launceston's funny people will speak their minds about this serious issue. It's on Saturday, October 12 from 7:30pm, with free entry - but patrons are asked to pay what they like at the end of the show to help out all who have donated their words, thoughts, skills, and time.
Behind Closed Drawers
The October Behind Closed Drawers preloved clothing market is on Saturday, from 11am to 2pm at the Salvation Army, 111 Elizabeth Street. The pop-up fashion market has stalls filled with great quality pre-loved, handmade, vintage, up-cycled and brand new women's and men's clothing and accessories. Free entry, with barista coffee available.
The Ten Sopranos
Mamma Mia: The Concert
You'll be singing and dancing in the aisles with this show from the Ten Sopranos: ten accomplished female singers applying their talent to the songs of Abba. It's on Friday, October 18 at 8pm the Princess Theatre, tickets $59 adult or $54 pensioner, through the Princess Theatre or theatrenorth.com.au
The Captain anniversary
It's been 20 years since country music star Kasey Chambers released her debut album the Captain, and she's touring the country to celebrate. The show will feature the album, and other hits from her career. See it at the Princess Theatre on Saturday, October 12 at 7.30pm, tickets $69.50 through the Princess Theatre or theatrenorth.com.au
Phoebe Waller-Bridge show
See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the hit TV series Fleabag, filmed live for cinemas from London's West End: "Fleabag may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but that's just the tip of the iceberg." It's on at the Star Theatre on Saturday, October 12, at 6pm, and Sunday, October 13, at 1pm, $23 adult.
Moana screened in CBD
A screening of Moana that was cancelled due to rain has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 12, at 7pm, in Civic Square. Pack a picnic basket and something comfy to sit on for this Disney movie about a intrepid girl and a demigod named Maui on a sea voyage to save her island. Swirlies Gourmet Icecream will be sold onsite.