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Our History

1958  Founded in Brisbane, QLD by Fr   Thomas Shortall OMI


1960  First performance outside Brisbane

          Toowoomba, QLD


1961  Australian Interstate Tour

- broke 19mins off the flight record from Bris-Melb

- 1st commercial airliner to fly Alice Springs-Perth

- blew an engine over Great Australian Bight & only  flew on three to Sydney

- got permission from England to cross Woomera rocket range


1964  First Indoor Performance

          Festival Hall - Brisbane


1973  Mother Teresa views the Performance


1979  North Queensland Tour

Cyclonic weather in Cairns caused cast to wear raincoats under their costumes!


1981  Sydney, NSW Tour

1988  Expo '88


mid '90s  Music transferred to CD from reel-to-reel


1995  Introduction of Radio Microphones


2005  Website Launched


2008  50th Anniversary & Launch of Book


2012  Blessing of Memorial Garden

Friday March 22nd 7pm
Saturday March 23rd 1:30pm & 7pm

Early Bird. Book by 5pm 4 March

$20 Adults

$17 Seniors/Students

Group Discount $15 per person

(10 or more people)

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