Event Catch a Rising Star
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Venue Melbourne Theatre Restaurant, Richmond, VIC
First Date 1980
Dates Estimated No
Status Unknown
World Premiere No
Description Catch a Rising Star opened in New York to rave reviews, and launched the careers of Robin Williams, David Brenner and Bette Midler. Melbourne now has a similar venue providing not only fine food but entertainment of a different format: 8 artists nightly, from jugglers and fire-eaters to comics, magicians and singers.
Description Source Article
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Dinner Theatre
Name Function Notes
Mike Williams Bassist
Garth Thompson Drummer
Ian Mawson Keyboardist
Berrie Cameron-Allen MC
Tony Rickards MC
Simon Thorpe MC
Leslie Avril Performer
Betty Bobbitt Performer
Shane Bourne Performer
Peter Brennan Performer
Carol Burns Performer
Tina Bursill Performer
Stephen Campbell Performer
Ron Challinor Performer
Steven Clarke Performer
Steve Davis Performer
Myra de Groot Performer
Joe Dolce Performer
Gary Down Performer
Nick Gazzana Performer
Neil Giles Performer
Vince Jones Performer
Colette Mann Performer
Kris McQuade Performer
Alan Pentland Performer
Robert Ratti Performer
Deidre Rubenstein Performer
Yasmin Shoobridge Performer
Susie Simon Performer
Amanda Testro Performer
Stacey Testro Proprietor
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Book Performing Arts Year Book of Australia 1980
Event Identifier 136269