Plenty of entertainment if you're staying in town this weekend

Two top shows on over Easter.

Two top shows on over Easter.

Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro - one crazy day. This picture features bride-to-be Susanna (Alicia Cadwgan), Figaro (Stuart Coats) and housekeeper Marcellina (Megan Corby) as they celebrate Figaro’s reunion with his long-lost mother. In the foreground, love-obsessed young page Cherubino (Barbara Paterson) and the Count (Craig Beardsworth) realise they are both in love with women they can never be with. Picture supplied

Staying in Gisborne for the Easter break? Don’t forget two top shows that sparkle with comedy and music are on over the weekend.

Wanderlust Opera’s production of one of the world’s most popular operas, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, fills the War Memorial Theatre stage with love, laughter and light on Saturday.

Producer/translator Georgia Jamieson Emms presents a version in English of the work that is accessible to opera virgins and aficionados alike. Suitable for age groups from teens to vintage.

On the other side of the CBD, comedian Penny Ashton, and Victorian author Charles Dickens, bring to the Dome on Sunday, Olive Copperbottom - A Dickensian Tale Love, Gin and the Pox.

The show blends various bits from Dickens’ novels that Ashton has shaped into a glorious, sprawling story with a saucy feminine twist. Picture supplied

Staying in Gisborne for the Easter break? Don’t forget two top shows that sparkle with comedy and music are on over the weekend.

Wanderlust Opera’s production of one of the world’s most popular operas, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, fills the War Memorial Theatre stage with love, laughter and light on Saturday.

Producer/translator Georgia Jamieson Emms presents a version in English of the work that is accessible to opera virgins and aficionados alike. Suitable for age groups from teens to vintage.

On the other side of the CBD, comedian Penny Ashton, and Victorian author Charles Dickens, bring to the Dome on Sunday, Olive Copperbottom - A Dickensian Tale Love, Gin and the Pox.

The show blends various bits from Dickens’ novels that Ashton has shaped into a glorious, sprawling story with a saucy feminine twist. Picture supplied

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