Lord Mayor of Melbourne Robert Doyle at Malthouse Theatre

 
Julie Andrews didn’t know what the hell she was singing about with all that talk of “raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens”. The true pleasures of life reside in the realm of the imagination, that uncharted place where the wild things are.
 
As part of Malthouse Theatre’s Things on Sunday, The Right Hon the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Robert Doyle takes us on a trek through his own dreamings, and the things that inspire him – from a childhood memory, to a favourite film, to the moment in a song when he always finds himself with tears in his eyes. series
 
All this and more, perhaps even a poem read aloud, in a session of show and tell from the man with the Keys to the City. This time it’s about the keys to our Lord Mayor’s heart, mind and soul.
 
This unique exploration of the passions of Melbourne’s Mayor is in the Merlyn Theatre, CUB Malthouse on 13 June, 2.30pm.
 
 About Things on Sunday
 
Things on Sunday is a series that speaks to and about a range of cultural concerns in Australian society today.  Its style is intimate, with a touch of the theatrical.  Its philosophy is art matters.
 
The series comprises monthly events that bring together commentary and conversation in an always entertaining combination.  These events include audio-visual concerts, speeches and readings, artistic memoirs and the occasional debate.  Previous Things on Sunday presenters include Cate Blanchett, Paul Kelly and Geoffrey Rush.
 
Details of other forthcoming Things on Sunday events are detailed at http://www.malthousetheatre.com.au/page/THINGS_ON_SUNDAY_SEASON_2_2010
 
Venue: Merlyn Theatre, CUB Malthouse 113 Sturt St., Southbank
Opening Night: Sunday 13 June, 2.30Pm Duration 1 hour
Booking Info: www.malthousetheatre.com.au  9685 5111
Ticket Prices: Subscribers Free Otherwise $10.00 + booking fee

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