Saturday 9 May 2020 8pm

Following the recent passing of the legendary Doris Day, acclaimed Australian singer Melinda Schneider pays tribute to her childhood idol in A Farewell To Doris, performing all of Doris’ timeless hits, including Que Sera, Sera, Sentimental Journey, Everybody Loves a Lover and Secret Love, backed by the wonderful Young At Heart Orchestra. A nostalgic concert celebration of a remarkable life.

“Schneider performs with infectious warmth and enthusiasm and is in wonderful voice” – Sunday Telegraph

”Melinda Schneider is a slightly buried treasure … hers is a smoky voice of quite some distinction. One gets the impression it can adapt to any purpose or style to which she might see fit to apply it. It certainly works when she brings it to Doris Day’s table” – Crikey

"In Doris, Melinda Schneider gets to show a whole other side to her talents by capturing the essence of Doris Day, managing to exude all of the warmth, sincerity and sweetness that was the real Doris” – Stage Whispers

Show details:

Synopsis

Saturday 9 May 2020
8pm

Following the recent passing of the legendary Doris Day, acclaimed Australian singer Melinda Schneider pays tribute to her childhood idol in A Farewell To Doris, performing all of Doris’ timeless hits, including Que Sera, Sera, Sentimental Journey, Everybody Loves a Lover and Secret Love, backed by the wonderful Young At Heart Orchestra.

A nostalgic concert celebration of a remarkable life.

“Schneider performs with infectious warmth and enthusiasm and is in wonderful voice” – Sunday Telegraph

”Melinda Schneider is a slightly buried treasure … hers is a smoky voice of quite some distinction. One gets the impression it can adapt to any purpose or style to which she might see fit to apply it. It certainly works when she brings it to Doris Day’s table” – Crikey

“In Doris, Melinda Schneider gets to show a whole other side to her talents by capturing the essence of Doris Day, managing to exude all of the warmth, sincerity and sweetness that was the real Doris” – Stage Whispers

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Sixteen Legs

CATEGORY:
Popular Music

DURATION:
Approximately 120 minutes, including interval.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children.

VENUE:
The Playhouse
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VIP Package

VIP Inclusions:

  • Ticket to the show
  • Exclusive Meet & Greet with Melinda during Sound Check
  • Copy of A Farewell To Doris 2-CD Set
  • Copy of Wish You Were Here EP
  • Doris Day Tea Towel
  • Tour Fan Card
  • Autograph and photo opportunity with Melinda
 

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