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Dusty – The Original Pop Diva

DUSTY tells the story of Mary O’Brien, known to the world as Dusty Springfield.

Experience the extraordinary journey of Dusty. This is a must-watch show that will inspire and captivate you.

Prepare to be mesmerized as the Wonthaggi Theatrical Group takes the stage once again, bringing to life a major musical production that showcases the immense local talent, creativity, and expertise that audiences have come to expect. Get ready to be swept away by the captivating story of “Dusty.”

Set in 1950s England, this remarkable show tells the tale of a starry-eyed London schoolgirl who dares to dream big, despite her plain appearance and doubting parents. With an indomitable spirit and a voice that can move mountains, she embarks on a journey to transform herself from plain Mary O’Brien into the iconic blonde pop sensation we know as Dusty Springfield. But behind the glamour and success, little Mary O’Brien still lingers, a reminder of the person she used to be, forever intertwined with her alter ego, Dusty.

As the 1960s roll in, Dusty Springfield takes the entertainment world by storm, amassing a string of hits, hosting a top TV show, and winning over legions of fans. However, fame and fortune prove to be hollow victories, and true happiness eludes her. Driven by her relentless pursuit of perfection, Dusty faces the pressures of stardom head-on, while also yearning for a love that could jeopardize her career. As the spotlight shines brighter, she finds herself retreating into the shadows, grappling with her own demons.

Yet, from the depths of despair, Dusty discovers an inner strength that propels her back into the limelight, soaring to the pinnacle of success once again. With the world applauding her triumphant return, there is one final battle she must face.

“Dusty” is a show that delves deep into the complexities of fame, the price of perfection, and the unwavering human spirit. With captivating performances and a remarkable score, this production will transport you through the highs and lows of Dusty Springfield’s extraordinary life. You’ll be swept away by the powerful emotions, the electrifying music, and the incredible talent on display.

Don’t miss the opportunity to witness this inspiring journey unfold before your eyes. “Dusty” is a show that will leave you spellbound, contemplating the true meaning of success, resilience, and the pursuit of one’s dreams. Book your tickets now and prepare to be captivated by the remarkable story of Dusty Springfield, a woman who defied the odds and left an indelible mark on the world.

Friday 26 May 2023 – Saturday 10 June 2023

Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre – Theatre
96 Graham Street, Wonthaggi, VIC 3995

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