MEDIA RELEASE: PROFESSOR LISA HARVEY-SMITH ‘WHEN GALAXIES COLLIDE’ – LIVE ON STAGE

Wednesday 19 September 2018

Australian National Tour – October/November 2018.

RMS Entertainment presents the forthcoming Oct/November 2018 live national tour of acclaimed Australian Astrophysicist; Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith in; ‘When Galaxies Collide’. The 2018 tour follows the release of the much anticipated book by Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith; ‘When Galaxies Collide’ released end July 2018 through Melbourne University Press Publishers.

‘A fascinating and inspiring tour of the galaxies, illuminated by
vivid and often humorous accounts of the day-to-day life of an astronomer’

Dr Brian Cox – Astrophysicist
‘A celestial ride into a futuristic universe’

Gerry Griffin, Former Director NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Centre

ABOUT THE NATIONAL TOUR – WHEN GALAXIES COLLIDE
‘Acclaimed award-winning Australian Astrophysicist, Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith takes audiences on a journey 5.8 billion years into the future.

With the Andromeda galaxy rushing towards the Milky Way at 400,000 kilometres an hour, Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith considers the fate of humanity and the fascinating developments and repercussions of a future universe.

Experience an astronomer’s stunning vision into the frontiers of astrophysics. At each event Lisa is joined on stage with a special science guest for discussion and audience Q&A.

With a commitment to inspiring the next generation to engage with, and pursue a career in STEM, the master storyteller and science communicator presents an extraordinary insight into the ever changing cosmos calibrated for maximum audience appeal’.

With mind blowing special effects and visuals created by Australian Film Maker, Dean Francis. The tour is created by Australian producer of major live tours and events – Ricky Schutte who has produced sell out events including; Buzz Aldrin – Mission to Mars,
Jane Goodall – Celebrating her 80th Year, Mars – The Live Experience with Buzz Aldrin, Jason Crusan – NASA Director of Advanced Space Exploration, Prof. Mark McCaughrean – Chief Science Advisor for the European Space Agency, The Last Man on the Moon with Commander of Apollo 17, Captain Gene Cernan, Mission Control – The Unsung Heroes of Apollo with Apollo 16 Astronaut and Moon Walker Charlie Duke and Gerry Griffin – Apollo Mission Control Flight Director and former Director of the NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Centre, and An Evening with George Takei.

Following the event in each city will be a – Scientific Special Guest live on stage to join Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith in discussion and Q&A with the audience.

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW NATION -WIDE:

ADELAIDE – Wednesday 31 October – The Scott Theatre

PERTH – Friday 2 November – The Octagon Theatre

HOBART – Wednesday 7 November – Stanley Burbury Theatre

MELBOURNE – Friday 9th and Saturday 10th November
Hawthorn Arts Centre

CANBERRA – Sunday 11 November – Llewellyn Hall

BROKEN HILL – Friday 16 November (2 Shows Matinee & Evening)

SYDNEY – Tuesday 20 November – ROUNDHOUSE UNSW Sydney

BRISBANE – Friday 23 November – GHD Auditorium
University of Queensland

BRISBANE VIP EVENT – Saturday 24 November
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

NEWCASTLE – Tuesday 27 November – Griffith Duncan Theatre
University of Newcastle

The Oct/Nov 2018 Live Tour will be presented in state of the art venues across Australia to an estimated audience of some 7800 people.

Presenting Partners of the tour include;
ICRAR – International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, Science & Technology Australia, Destination Country and Outback NSW and Outback Astronomy.

Major Tour Partners include;
University of Adelaide, University of Tasmania, Swinburne University of Technology, University of Queensland, University of Newcastle, Women in STEMM Australia, CELESTRON Telescopes, Foundation Broken Hill, Perth Observatory.

MEDIA & PUBLICITY
Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith is available for all interview inquiries.

OFFICIAL TOUR WEBSITE

LISA HARVEY-SMITH OFFICIAL WEBSITE

OFFICAL TOUR SHOW TRAILERS
Trailer 1
Trailer 2

Lisa Harvey-Smith Book – When Galaxies Collide

Please contact: RICKY SCHUTTE, Producer & CEO of RMS ENTERTAINMENT
for all inquiries:
Email: producer@rmsentertainment.com.au
Mobile: 0405 026 648
RMS Entertainment Website

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