Formerly known as Morning Melodies, the Daytime Series, sponsored by Beauaraba Living, will bring a mix of Thursday morning and Sunday afternoon shows to the theatre. Returning in 2018 is popular variety show Back to the Tivoli, for two shows, and Empire favourite Australian Army Band-Brisbane.We welcome back The Queensland Pops Orchestra for two new performances, and are excited to include Livvy & Pete - The Songs of Olivia Newton John and Feelin' Groovy - capturing the spirit of the legendary duo Simon and Garfunkel. Kicking off the series in February is The Australian Army Band-Brisbane with a concert featuring the music of Duke Ellington and Count Basie.
Australian Army Band-Brisbane - Thursday 22 February 11am | Back to the Tivoli April - Thursday 12 April 11am | Back to the Tivoli June - Thursday 21 June 11am | Feelin' Groovy - Thursday 4 October 11am | Livvy & Pete - Thursday 8 November 11am
A complimentary morning tea served by the Friends of the Empire Theatre is offered prior to each performance, at 10am. There are lucky door prizes to be won each show.Beauaraba Living:
Based in Pittsworth, The Beauaraba Living Care team delivers skilled, timely and compassionate care to meet their residents' needs, physically, spiritually and emotionally. They support their residents' independence and dignity and fulfill their psychological needs of love, comfort, attachment, inclusion, purpose and identity in meaningful and positive ways. The Empire Theatre looks forward to continuing our relationship with Beauaraba Living into 2017.