The Choir of Man Opens at Arts Centre Melbourne & Pays Tribute to many artists including John Farnham as they belt out ‘You’re the Voice’ with John’s backing vocalist Lisa Edwards in the audience.

Last night, Arts Centre Melbourne was buzzing with excitement as The Choir of Man officially opened its doors to a spectacular evening of music and entertainment. The star-studded event saw notable guests such as Tottie Goldsmith, Ash Pollard, Georgia Love, Bev Killick, and Goggle Box stars Tim Lai, Faye Kontos, Lee & Keith gracing the occasion.

This British Musical, set in an Irish pub setting, promised to be a night to remember, and certainly lived up to the expectations. The unique concept of the show allowed the audience to enjoy a beer on stage with the cast before the official performance began. This interactive experience created an intimate and lively atmosphere, setting the tone for an unforgettable evening.

From the moment the cast stepped on stage, it was clear that they were a force to be reckoned with. The all-male ensemble of nine incredibly talented individuals showcased their musicality through breathtaking harmonies that left the audience in awe.

One of the highlights of the night was their renditions of popular songs by renowned artists. The Choir of Man paid tribute to legendary bands like Guns N Roses, while also delving into the emotional depths of artists such as SIA, John Farnham, Adele, Paul Simon, and Avicii. Each song was performed with passion and precision, captivating the audience from start to finish.

What made this performance truly special was the level of audience participation throughout the night. The cast seamlessly integrated the spectators into their act, creating a sense of camaraderie and connection. Whether it was singing along to familiar tunes or engaging in playful banter, the audience became an essential part of the show, adding an extra layer of enjoyment for everyone.

The Choir of Man is not just a musical performance; it is an immersive experience that transports you to an Irish pub, filled with infectious energy and heart-warming moments. The cast’s impeccable harmonies, combined with their charismatic stage presence, make for an evening that is as entertaining as it is moving.

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By Melinda Sullivan

Photography by Sam Tabone