House of the Heart 《心之宫殿》

It's not too late to secure your tickets to the return season of the smash hit cabaret show House of the Heart, from internationally acclaimed cabaret provocateurs Finucane & Smith, now showing at the Chinese Museum.

Don't delay nabbing your tickets! The reviews are in, and they are sensational!

"Magnificent", "forever captivating", "masterly vision", "heartwarming and heart-wrenching". 

Read the full reviews here: My Melbourne, Weekend Notes, What Did She Think, Plus Ones

Plus! 20% off the ticket price for Chinese Museum followers, with code heart20

Finucane & Smith return with their stunning cocktail of cabaret for the head, the heart and all the senses, to the luckiest place in town, the Chinese Museum’s Dragon Gallery.

A cornucopia of extraordinary singers, dancers and storytellers in a work that swirls across language and culture to explore home, family and how we create a sense of place, and heart-felt belonging in this country we all call home. 

Starring dragon-diva art-alchemist herself Moira Finucane, and acclaimed indie pop star Sophie Koh, First Nations Ngarluma jazz blues legend Lois Olney, accompanied by brilliant guitarist Dave Johnson, musical genius Rachel Lewindon, cellist Xiao Xiao, dance storyteller Paul Cordeiro, rising star Zitao Deng, virtuoso Isabel Finucane, and a galaxy of guest stars; divine diva Mama Alto, country stars Yorta Yorta/Wiradjuri star Glennys Briggs and dashing & dulcet Ian Muir, bellydance goddess Raksha Parsnani, 88 yar old songbird Shirley Cattunar, barkeep songbirds Kate Foster, Jens Radda and Lachlan Bartlett in an intimate, velvet draped cabaret, with table seating, drinks at the bar, and dragons all around.

What a way to welcome the Year of the Dragon!

 Dates & Times (90 mins & interval):
  • Thurs 15th Feb 7.30pm
  • Fri 16th Feb 7.30pm
  • Sat 17th Feb 7.30pm
  • Sun 18th Feb 5.30pm
  • Thu 22nd Feb 7.30pm
  • Fri 23rd Feb 7.30pm
  • Sat 24th Feb 7.30pm
  • Sun 25th Feb 5.30pm
  • Thu 29th Feb 7.30pm
  • Fri 1st March 7.30pm
  • Sat 2nd March 7.30pm
  • Sun 3rd March 5.30pm
  • Fri 8th March 7.30pm
  • Sat 9th March 7.30pm
  • Sun 10th March 5.30pm


Price: $588 Golden Dragon Table/ $ 88 front row seats (best in house!)/ $68 general 

Table seating and bar! Doors open from 7pm Thurs-Sat & 5.30pm Sun

Plus! 20% off the ticket price for Chinese Museum followers, with code heart20

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