Book your seat at Dîner en Rouge – the new look live stage show called Musique en Rouge to be held on Saturday 7 November at the Redland Performing Arts Centre Concert Hall. The event will feature exceptional performances by internationally acclaimed soprano Mirusia, and Australia’s leading cabaret and theatre performers Luke Kennedy and Naomi Price.
Featuring special guest speakers, and a range of great raffle prizes and auction items, all proceeds from Dîner en Rouge go towards supporting Redlands Coast residents affected by domestic and family violence.
Diner en Rouge is proudly delivered to you by Redland City Council, Zonta clubs, Soroptimist International, Rotary Club of Cleveland, Redland Foundation and local domestic and family violence service advocates.
Check out the 2019 Dîner en Rouge event photos.
When is the event?
- Saturday 7 November 2020
- Arrive from 4.30pm
- Pre-show tapas-style food and beverages will be available for purchase
- The show will commence at 6.30pm and will conclude at around 9.30pm. This includes a 30-minute interval.
Where is the event?
Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC), 2/16 Middle Street, Cleveland.
What do I wear?
Dress is formal attire with a red and white theme – red is symbolic of the naturally wonderful Redlands Coast, and white is the colour acknowledged nationally in the campaign to end domestic and family violence.
How to purchase tickets
Purchase tickets through the RPAC box office:
- Online from Redland Performing Arts Centre
- By telephone during business hours on 3829 8131
- In person at Redland Performing Arts Centre, 2/16 Middle Street, Cleveland from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday
Ticket prices are $65 each or $600 for a social group of 10 tickets (includes GST)
Food and beverages
Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event thanks to Private Chefs of Brisbane and Redland Performing Arts Centre.
Pre-order your food to avoid the queue on the night.
Dîner en Rouge 2020 is a COVID Safe event. Due to physical distancing restrictions, ticket numbers are strictly limited and will sell quickly. Public health strategies will be implemented for the event as set out in the Industry Framework for COVID Safe Events. For further information please refer to the Redland Performing Arts Centre COVID safe venue guide.
It comes as no surprise that the world is calling Redlands Coast’s very own Mirusia, the ‘Angel of Australia. Having toured internationally for over ten years with André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra, and for the past 8 years touring her own solo concerts, Mirusia has achieved international recognition. With more than 52 million hits for her rendition of Schubert’s Ave Maria on Facebook and appearing on more than 20 million of André Rieu’s concert DVD’s sold worldwide, Mirusia is one of the most sought after sopranos in the world. Mirusia believes in encouraging music and music education in children and is a proud ambassador of the Australian Children's Music Foundation. She is also an ambassador of the Redland Foundation, giving back to the local community. mirusia.net
Australian recording artist Luke Kennedy shot to international attention as Ricky Martin’s grand finalist on season two of The Voice Australia. As series runner-up, Luke was the first artist to secure a #1 single on the iTunes charts for his stirring rendition of Time To Say Goodbye, with an additional six live performance tracks hitting the iTunes Top Ten. Luke was also the first artist to have a Top Ten hit in the ARIA charts. Luke toured extensively with Australia’s premier classical crossover group The TEN Tenors, including performances in more than 15 countries across the globe. Luke is a regular presenter for Channel Seven’s Weekender and has been the vocal coach for Channel Nine’s The Voice Australia for the past three seasons. Most recently, Luke has toured the country with From Johnny to Jack, a show that he cocreated about the life and music of John Farnham. lukekennedy.com.au
Naomi Price is a leading Australian theatre performer and independent producer. Together with Adam Brunes, Naomi co-founded The Little Red Company in 2012 and has since created and starred in original productions Christmas Actually, Lady Beatle, Rumour Has It and Wrecking Ball, performing at hundreds of venues across Australia and SE Asia including Sydney Opera House, Hamer Hall Melbourne, Adelaide Festival Centre, Queensland Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse, La Boite Theatre Company and Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre.
Naomi is the creator and host of The IsoLate Late Show, a weekly live music and variety broadcast which has raised over $100,000 for the Actors and Entertainers Benevolent Fund and was watched by over 300,000 unique viewers during its 10-week season. The IsoLate Late Show: LIVE premiered at Brisbane Festival in 2020. Naomi’s extensive performance credits include the original Australian cast of Helpmann Awardwinning Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Michael Cassel Group); the original cast of Helpmann Award-winning Australian musical Ladies in Black (Queensland Theatre, Melbourne Theatre Company); Sweet Charity (Understudy Productions); and many more. Naomi’s television performances include The Voice Australia, Channel Nine Telethon, The Morning Show and Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols, as well as performing the national anthem at many nationally televised sporting events. She is highly sought-after as a guest vocalist and has performed with renowned artists including Ricky Martin, Tim Finn, Guy Sebastian, James Morrison, Kate Miller-Heidke, Troy Cassar-Daley and Broadway composer Scott Alan.
Naomi has won a Green Room Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical and Matilda Award for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role as ‘Fay’ in Ladies in Black (Melbourne Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre Company) and a Matilda Award for Best Musical or Cabaret for ‘Rumour Has It’. In 2020, Naomi was nominated for The Courier Mail’s Queenslander of the Year for her philanthropic leadership for the arts industry during the Covid-19 crisis. naomiprice.com.au
You are invited lend your support, or your organisation’s support by sponsoring Dîner en Rouge. The Sponsorship Prospectus [PDF 2MB] outlines the full range of attractive packages that offers a broad range of benefits for your organisation.
Dîner en Rouge Raffle
The Dîner en Rouge raffle is open for anyone to purchase tickets at $10 each. Raffle tickets can be purchased via RPAC Box Office, Redland City Council Cleveland Customer Service Centre or registered event partner. There are two major prizes to be won. The raffle flyer below outlines the inclusions of the two major prizes.
Terms and conditions:
- The raffle is open to anyone to enter
- The raffle will close on Saturday 7 November at 7pm AEST time
- The raffle will be drawn live at the Dîner en Rouge event on Saturday 7 November 2020 at the Redland Performing Arts Centre
- The two prizes will be individually drawn in order as they appear on the raffle ticket
- The winner does not need to be present
- If the winner is not present they will be contacted within one week after the event to collect their prize
- A valid name, address and contact number must be provided on the raffle ticket
Silent auction items
We are also seeking pledges for donated items to be auctioned and raffled on the night to raise vital funds for the cause. To pledge an item, such as sporting memorabilia, holiday packages, vouchers and hampers, please complete and return the [Pledge Card 1MB].
2019 event photos
Take a look at the 2019 Diner en Rouge event at Redland Showgrounds.
Services and assistance
Thanks to our 2020 Sponsors