FOPA 2019 Damian Callinan

Experience highlights of shows from across the festival in one extravaganza of music, cabaret and comedy, hosted by multi award-winning comedian, actor & writer Damian Callinan.

Creatures of the Deep

Creatures of the Deep FOPA 2019

This show won Best Cabaret at the 2018 Melbourne Fringe Festival. The show is a family-friendly documentary style cabaret set under the sea. With the help of our Jacques Cousteau-esque narrator you will be taken on a journey beneath the surface to meet a plethora of beautiful, wild sea creatures who are given a voice to share their unique perspective beneath the waves.

Piano bar, with Joss Russell from Piano Bar Geelong

FOPA 2019 - Piano Bar

Joss Russell is one of Victoria’s most in-demand cover musicians. After visiting piano bars around the world, he became an integral part of the Geelong success story, Piano Bar Geelong. The venue offers unparalleled atmosphere, service and an experience that only a piano bar delivers. Joss brings all this to Lorne for you to be swept up in the same fun and excitement.

Imogen Spendlove

FOPA 2019 Imogen Spendlove

Imogen is a Melbourne based artist and singer/ songwriter known for her unstoppable vocals and ability to take on any genre. She has attracted over 7.5 million hits and 8000 subscribers on YouTube. A veteran of the Victorian State School Spectacular, Imogen produced her sell out season at the 2016 Melbourne Cabaret Festival to great critical acclaim.


FOPA 2019 Pisca

Through clowning, play and light hearted music, Pisca will lead a discovery into a world full of creativity. Join Pisca on an immersive musical journey into the magical Cloud Kingdom.

Age of Stephen

FOPA 2019 Age of Stephen

John Farnham is one of Australia’s most skilled, successful and adored male singers of all time. Stephen Valeri … is definitely not. But he’s here to convince you that he and Farnsey share a spiritual connection AND cram in as many bangers as possible. ‘Take The Pressure Down’ with this loving tribute to our Whispering Jack – THE VOICE!

Keep the night going: Join us for piano bar entertainment downstairs at Lorne Central after the show from 9pm.


Cumberland Resort, Louttit Bay Room


Thursday 3 October


6pm doors open – doors and bar open with piano bar entertainment by Alister Kingsley

7pm show starts

Show includes a 20-minute intermission

Out by:

8:50pm approx.


  • $90 per person, $85 for FOPA Friends
  • Table bookings of 8 are available – select your seats and table when booking. Single/double tickets are also on offer.
  • $15 mezze platters are available and can be booked when booking your Opening Gala ticket