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Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen

Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen

9 July 2022  |  7:30 PM  |  Theatre Royal  |  $49 - $69

Songs inspired by European Migration Stories 

Early to mid 20th Century Europe was a hotbed of musical styles and modernity, with the old world of waltzes, polkas and mazurkas crashing headlong into the new world of swing, rhythm’n’blues and rock’n’roll.  

Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen take this musical landscape as their jumping-off point.
Over their many years touring together, the group has developed their own distinctive Euro-Roots sound and a high calibre live show that has seen them play to huge audiences from the Sydney to Budapest, Edinburgh to London’s West End. Winning multiple awards and critical acclaim they have developed a die-hard national and international fanbase.  

Hydro Tasmania and the Legacy of Migrant Families


‘After the Flood’ is inspired by first-hand stories of the people who left post-war Europe in the 1950’s and ‘60s to work on the Australian Hydro Schemes.

For Festival of Voices 2022,  the group will adapt their show to explore the legacy of those who worked on the construction of those early schemes and the impact this has had on their lives and families.

The music is melodically rich, the playing evocative and the subject matter both local and universal in nature.” 

 The Music

“A heady mix of Eastern European klezmer, gypsy and Balkan music, cabaret, comedy and even a dash of spaghetti western…the kinds of characters you might find in some fictitious Balkan dive, reveling in the high camp theatre of it all.”

Michael Smith, Rhythms Magazine 

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Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Accessibility Information

Getting to the venue 

  • The Theatre Royal is at 27-29 Campbell St, Hobart TAS 7000 
  • Drop off car spaces are available at the entrance to the Theatre Royal on Collins Street. 
  • 2 accessible parking spaces are available outside the Theatre Royal on Collins Street. 
  • Please follow this link to experience a virtual tour of the venue. 



Assistive Listening:
The Theatre Royal Main Stage is equipped with an Assisted Hearing Service that offers amplified sound through dedicated headphones or using a neckloop that interacts with modern hearing aid devices. This equipment can be collected, complimentary, from the Box Office. There are a limited number of these units and bookings are essential. Please contact the Theatre Royal Box Office – 03 6146 3300 to discuss your needs and reserve a device for your attendance and the team will ensure that the equipment is ready for your collection on arrival. 



Guide Dogs and service animals are welcome in all FOV event venues. 



Wheelchair Accessibility: 

  • For wheelchair bookings please contact the festival with specifications and dimensions of the wheelchair and any additional user requirements. 
  • Lift access is available from the main foyer entrance reaching all building levels including the box office, Main Stage Stalls, Dress Circle and Gallery. 
  • Accessible bathrooms are available on every level of the Theatre Royal building. 

COVID-19 Information

Feeling unwell?
Please do not attend this event if you are feeling unwell. It is in the interest of all to stay at home if you have any flu or COVID-19 symptoms. Please review our COVID-19 Ticketing Terms and Conditions here if you are unable to attend for this reason. 

Face masks:
While face masks are not mandatory at any FOV events, you are more than welcome to choose to wear one.  

Physical Distancing:
This event is in a theatre-style seated venue with additional round cabaret tables. Please be mindful of physically distancing from others when moving through the foyer at the beginning and end of this event. 

Hand hygiene:
Sanitiser will be provided at this venue. Please use thoughtfully.