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ALEX Theatre St Kilda

135 Fitzroy Street
St. Kilda
Bookings: www.ticketek/com/au

   

 

 

 

 

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Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre
Bookings: darebinarts.com.au

 

 

 

 
     
     

 

ARTS HOUSE
North Melbourne Town Hall
521 Queensbury St. North Melbourne
Bookings: 03 9322 3720

 

 


 

Arts Centre
Melbourne

 

Framing the Stage

Arts Centre Melbourne and the Australian Performing Arts Collection have delivered another captivating online exhibition titled Framing the Stage: The art of performance photography in collusion with one of Australia's leading performance photographers Jeff Busby.
By exploring highlights from a rich photographic holdings of the arts centre Melbourne's Australian Performing Arts Collection, together with some favourites from his own arvchiver, Busby gives us unsight into both the art of photography and the world of the performing arts.

 


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Arts Centre Mebourne will begin welcoming Victorians back to its Theatre Building, under the iconic spire, in time for the winter school holidays in the first part if a staged re-opning beginning with the opening of its outdoor cafe PROTAGONIST
The decision follows the Victorian Gvenment'a move4 to ease restrictions, based on the advice of tthe Chief Health Officer.
A range of public health, hygiene and ohysical distancing measure will be put in place. Arts Centre Melbourne encourages visitors to use the Australian /Government's COVIDDsfe app.
What will open:
Four special offers will be available to visitors starting June 27: self-guided tours of the Theatres building, unique food and beverage experiences, the Australian Music Vault Exhibition and Ghostly Machines - an astounding technology experience in neighbouring Hamerr Hall.
Ghostly Machines, a production that debuted in 2014 in Hamer Hall, showcases the venue's massive lighting riggingthat hovers over the stage in an automated chorepgraphed "dance". It was created, scipted and programmed by Arts Centre Melbourne's own production and lighting teams and it is a thrill to be able to bring it back as part of the Centre's return to activity.
Arst Centre Melbourne's Together With You digital content hub will continue to bring the est of the performing arts to ausiences at home, inclufing performance recordings, educational workshops, artist interviews, podcasts and six more episodes of the ppular weekly musical enterainment show Big Night In with John Foreman, the Aussie Pops Orchestra and a host of other artists and performers.
The Arts Centre Melbourne car park will continue to be open to the public but can not be booked online via the Arts Centre Melbourne website.

Arts Centre Melbourne has begun tunrning off ts ghost lights to welcome back visitors from Saturday June 27 with music and cabaret on the Playhouse stage, a spectacular light and sound installation at Hamer Hall and fun activities for families on the Forecourt.
The program is the first part of a staged reopening following the Victorian Government's gradual easong of coronvirus (COVID-19) restrictions.

Famlies will have the chance to participate i Winter School Holidays activities over 12 days starting Saturday June 27. 2020. The program 3hich will employ 15 external local artists and artsw workers, will begin with Polyglot Theatre's Boats, a plsyful acitivity where large lightweight boats propelled byu a flurry of feet enable families working s crew to voyage across the high seas.

 

As part of Artsw Centre Melbourne's reopening program the AustralianM usic Vault, a free exhibitionshowcasing Australian music and iconic objects from our Australian Performing Arts Collection will reopen to the public. There will be self-guided tours of the Theatrea Building, and Arts Centre Melbourne's award-winning café Protoganist will be open for delicious food and beverages.

Visitors to Arts Centre Melbourne will be required to provide contact details to assist with contact tracing with privacy regulations adhered to. All vivitors are encouraged to download the Australian Government's COVID-19 Safe app to assist with rapid tracing.
Patrons are requested not to attend t6he venuies if unwell. All cancellations due to ill health eill receive a refund. Arts Centre Melbourne is maintaining srict ohysical distanve measures ( 1 person per 4 square metres and 1.5 metres apart). Patrons are advised to be patient and give others space, make use of hand sanitisers and wash their hands frequently while on site.


 
 

 

 

 
     

 

Athenaeum Theatre
Bookings: 03 9650 1500 or 132 849

 

 

 

 

 

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Birrarung Marr

 

 




 
     
     

 

The Burrow
83 Brunswick St. Fitzroy

 
 
 
 
 
 

 


The Butterfly Club
5 Carson Place (off Little Collins Street) Melbourne
Bookings: 61 3 9663 8107

 

Capitol Arcade
Howey Place Mebourne
Bookings: click here melbournefringe.com.au

Chamber Made
Bookings: festival.melbourne/2019/events/diaspora/

 


 
     
     

 


Chapel off Chapel

Bookings: 61 3 8290 7000

 

 

 

 
 

 

 
     

 

Circus Oz

Bookings: ticketek.com.au
Ph 136 100

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Cirque Du Soleil

 

 

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Comedy Theatre

Bookings: 132 849

 

Costa Hall
DeakinUniversity

 

 

The 86
185 Smith Street
Collingwood

 

Fairfax Studio
Bookings: 1300 182 183
Ticketmaster: 136 100.

 
 
     
 

 

 

 

 

 

45 downstairs
45 Flinders Lane Melbourne
61 3 9662 9966

 

 

Gasworks
Bookings: 61 3 9699 3253.

Hamer Hall
Bookings: 1300 182 183

 

Her Majesty's Theatre

Hisense Arena
Olympic Boulevard Richmond.
Bookings: 132 849
www.ticketek.com.au

 

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Labassa
2 Manor Grove North Caulfield
Bookings: 03 0429 3004

The Lawler
Southbank Theatre
Bookings: 03 8688 0800

 

La Mama

Bookings:61 3 9347 6142

 

I have to report some very sad news inasmuch as recently La Mama had a very bad fire and was completely destroyed. The forthcoming shows at La Mama will be transferred to otther venues and when notification is forwarded Pktheatre will keep in touch.

 

La Mama Courthouse

The Will To Be - Midsuna Festival

A University Pffce 1962, homosexuality is illegal, Junior lecturerm William O'Halloran has been dismissed from his probationary position. His secret is out.
As he packs up his beloved belongings, William recalls the defining events that lede him to this moment. Time is ticking away, his wife Lola is due to arrive any minute. And the curtain will soon rise on the student union production of Romeo & Juliet.
But Shakespeare's tale of star-crossed lovers isn't the only love story on campus. And the leading man knows this too well.
|Season: April 19 0 23. 2021

Sam I Am - Midsuma Festival

Sam is your typical gay millennial...

Written and performed by Sam Martin, Sam I am explores the experiences and unknowns that a boy from the inner Western suburbs of Sydney must learn to embrace as he accepts and defines his identity.
Set on the eve of his big move to Melbourne, this deeply personal story recounts other piotal events of Sam's ;ife, including his journey with hearing aids and speech pathology, learning Ausian, and choosing to come out following the 2017 marrigae equality plebiscite.
Season: April 20 - 22. 2021.

Homophonic - Midsuma Fesival

Homophonic celebrates 10 years of mind bending queer classical music. Featuring Homosexual Harmonies, Sepphic Symphonists, a double belled bass trombone and a harpsichord. Come and experience the soundworld of LGBTQ+ composers as we bring the dsco ball to the concert hall.
Homophomnix
The queerist classical music concert with a cult following. Featuring the winner of the Hompophonic Pride Prize. Shoeb Ahmad's work for double belled bass trombone and electronics performed by Ben Anderson; a new work by the creativeteam of Wally gunn, Maria Zajkowski, and the Consort of Melbourne; and we're making the old new again with a quartet for baroque instruments by Louisa /Trewartha.
Season: April 24 - 25. 2021.

La Mama for Kids

La Mama Musica

 

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Malthouse Theatre

Bookings: 61 3 9685 5111.

 
Malthouse Theatre advises that it is temporarily Closed.

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MERLYN THEATRE

 

 

 

 


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Tower Theatre

 

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Margaret Court Arena
Bookings: www.ticketek.com

The MC Showroom
Unit 1/ 48 Clifton St. Prahran
Bookings: www. trybooking.com/www.themcdhowroom.com

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions all ticketed events have been postponed until further notice.

Meat Market Stables
3 Blackwood St.
Melbourne
Bookings: www.ticketbo.com.su/millennialdreams

 


The Human Voice

The Human Voice showcases humanity's strangest phone-based quirks; connection to strangers when a wrong numnber is dialed; the awkwardness of ohone sexm and the imerfect possibilities of true connection via the phone. From the ritual of the familyu phone call to the uncertain menace of surveillance and privacy. The Human Voice is an unique theatrical collaboration that will change the way you think about your phone.
Season: March 4 - 13. 2021 Duration 90 minutes (No Interval)

 
     
     

 

Mechanic's Institute
270 Sydney Rd. Brunswick
Bookings: www.metanoiatheatre.com

 

Melbourne French Theatre

203 -205 Canning St. Carlton
Bookings: 61 3 9349 2250

 


Melbourne Recital Centre
Southbank Boulevard, Southbank
Bookings: www.folliesinconcert.com.au

 

ElizabElizabeth Murdoch Hall

 

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Melbourne Shakespeare Company

     
 

 

 
     

 

 

Melbourne Theatre Company

Bookings: 1300 136 166

     
     
     

 

Metanoia Theatre
270 Sydney Road Brunswick
Bookings: 61 3 9387 3376

 

Palais Theatre

136 100

The Pavilion

 

Playhouse
Arts Centre Melbourne

     
 

Charlie and the War Against Grannies

Set to make its world premiere in March last year, the show was canceled when Arts Centre Mepbourne made the gut-wrenching decision to temporarily close its venuies. One year later, Brough and his creative team are beyond excited to be bringing Charlei and the War Against Grannies to life.
The storu=y is that of a constantly anxious 12-year-old boy named Charlie Duncan who only ever wanted a simple paper round. Instead, he uncovers a league evil grannies plotting to setup a Granny State where everyone will be forced to wear brown cardigans, go to bed early and where children would not exist The stakes are high and it's up to Charlie and advenutrous best friend Hils to go to war with the fiendish grannies to stop them taking over the world.
Season: April 14 - 24. 2021.

Fangirls

Fangirls, written by Yve Blake will make its Melbourne debut at the P{layhouse Theatre as part of a national tour.
Even though this show is called Fangirls, it is not just s=about fans or girls. It;s a show for anyone that has felt the sweet torture of a first crush, or who knows what it's like to be obsessed with something that esc't cool.
Fangirls follows the uproarious story of Edna, plucky misfit scholarship girl who believes that she alone can win the heart of the world's biggest pop star: Harry. Sure,m he has 38 million other fans, but for Edna, that's merely a hurdle. Becuase there's nothing she won't do to prove to Harry that she's the one.
Season: April 28 - May 9. 2021.

A German Life

A German Life is an extraprdinary theatrical tour-de-force from three titans of the theatre - Australia's finest stage performer Robyn Nevin in an astonidhing play by Christopher Hampton, directed by stage luminary Neil Armfield.
In the Australian Premiers of this highly demanding 90 minute solo triumph, robyn Nevin plays Brunhilde Pomsel, an unassuming woman with good shorthand skills who, almost by chance, came to work in Joseph Goebbel's Propaganda Ministry.
Pomsel struggled to ,ake ends meet as a secretary in Berlin during the 1930s, her many employers including a Jewish insurance broker, the German Broadcasting Corporation - eventually Goebels-before she emerged from the rubble of Hitler's bunker waving a white pillowcase to the approaching Russoan troops in April 1945.
Innocent or culpable? That's the question at the heart of Christopher Hampton's searching play, which was compiled from testimony of the then 103 year-old for the 2014 documentary A German Life. One of the last actively involved witnesses t the rise and fall and the aftermath of the Third Reich, Brunhilde is intelligent and likable, honest and credible. She doesn't hide her youthful ignorance at that regime's atrocities, her awe at finding herself at the heart of power, nor does she show any false remorse. Her refusal to think too hard about what was going on and focus instead on her own life, rauses cinfronting questions for contemporary audiences. As sdocial datastrophe creeps closer and inly united action can stop it, how doe we recognse that moment?
Season: July 21 - August 13. 2021.

 


 
     

 

The National Institute of Circus Arts

Bookings: 61 3 9214 6974


Scool Holidays are here

And NICA has you covered with some fun, athletic and creative circus programs that are sure to keep the kids entertained. Kids and teens will learn fun tricks like juggling, tumbling, plate-spinning, pyramids, unicycling and more.

BOOK ONLINE

The flexible timetable allows you to come for a couple of hours, a day or the whole week, and a minimm 1:8 trainer-student ratio ensures everyone is safe and looked after at all times.

Teens (12 - 18 years)
Intro: Circus Aerials & Ground Sinkle days or 2 day package to tey it all.
Intermediate Teen Circus. Single days or a 3 day intensive package for teens serious about circus. Seriuos about circus Not for beginners, these intermediate teen sessions are designed for stufents who wish to achieve significent improvement in their basic skills and techniques and have a background in gymnastics, dance, circus or similar.
Kids (5 - 12 years) 5 hour workshops 9.30am - 12.30pm Single day or full week.
|Full Day at the Circus session 9.30am - 3.30pm. Single days or a full week

BOOK NOW

Term two runs Aril 19 - 26. 2021

View the Term 2 Timetable

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The Owl and Cat
trybooking.com/174922

THE OWL & CAT THEATRE - VENUE CLOSURE.

Dear reader, 

A lot of electro swing, drinking & theatre making later... the time has come to close the doors on the old haunted house style theatre venue (with terrible signage. I know!) on swan street. Thomas & I got a crazy idea & we ran with it. 50 or so shows later - that crazy idea has grown into what I like to believe is now a key part of the Melbourne theatre scene.

I have had the joy of watching SO many artists grow & gain opportunities & experience, what a gift! The thank you letters & messages from artists who wouldn't be were they are now if it wasn't for something we did or said or simply enabled them to do, are enough to make my life complete. From musicians to set designers to actors & visual artists. The Owl & Cat Theatre has become known & appreciated as a space of equality, acceptance, & artistic expression. It's a home to fearlessness & compassion & heaps & heaps of dust. I have seen audiences filled with awe & inspiration & genuine insight. All of THAT I would pay twice for then again & again & even over once more. 

In the coming year we will continue our production partnership with our Alaskan family at The Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Alaska & we will continue to push boundaries & support new playwrights in different locations. I don't know where the wind will take us just yet but I am excited to find out. I look to MKA as inspiration in this challenging time & I look to all the people that gathered around 2 crazy kids fresh out of a drama degree who wanted to make new theatre. Thank you to those people. The ones who kept the space alive this long. (I tried to write a list of names & this paragraph actually got out of h& - you know who you are - I love you) 

I am honored that I was given this experience & I urge you too remember this at this time - I will remember it too.. we are not a building .. we are artists who work together to tell stories, stories that help people to understand themselves & others more. Theatre has an amazing ability to bring people together & that can't be taken away. 

The Owl & Cat will continue to make theatre, & continue to try new ideas fearlessly, we will continue to make art that tackles anything head on & continue to take submissions. Stay updated via our website - www.owlandcat.com.au

I'm incredibly proud of so so so many things we have created over the years like ORGASM, Boys Club, Tinder Box, Erasers, Bordello, killers, RIOT, our sets, The Main Stage seasons, giving poetry nights a venue & hosting friends parties.. oooh baby our parties (they are always great let's be honest!). Just to name a few. I am chuffed that playwrights flew across the globe to see their work on our little concrete stage from the USA & LONDON. 

What I am most proud of though- is something that we can continue from any space. I am so proud that we take the time to consider everyone. Thomas would read scripts for weeks on end literally weeks - all day every day just reading play after play to ensure all the writers who bothered to submit got a fair go, he would demand world premieres even if they don't sell because writers need a chance. I would sit for hours to watch every actor who registered to audition with an open mind no matter what school they went too or experience they had. I remember the rejection emails as a younger actor. & I do understand the time & financial restraints from the other side of it- but that's why I am proud. We did it anyway. Why? Because we love theatre & we know what it is like to fight for what you believe in. The fight can't be easy or it's dull - but you need someone to give you water ringside right? When the people, who wouldn't otherwise have had the chance to try, did with us... & then they succeeded... man... let me tell you, that is better than any drug on this earth. 

A little bit of my heart will stay on Swan Street... BUT no matter where the Owl & Cat's home is - I have no doubt that this spirit of acceptance; innovation & joy will follow us there. 

As Catherine Holder & Carolyn Dawes (Who have been integral to the longevity of this whole operation to date) reminded me on my birthday... 'if you build it they will come'. 

I will keep building & I hope you will come. 

STAY TUNED.... meow.... 

Sincerely,

Gabrielle Savrone

Mistress of The Owl & Cat Theatre  

 

 

Palms at Crown
Bookings: 1300 795 012

The Pavilion at Docklands
Bookings: Ticketmaster 136 1

 

 

Placeta Theatre
Bookings: 61 3 9905 1111

 

Plenary Theatre
Bookings: 136 100

 


Poppy Seed Theatre Festival
Bookings: poppyseed.com.au

 

Q44 Theatre
1st Floor 550 Swan Street Ricmond

 

Red Stitch Actors

ings: Bookings: 61 3 9533 8083
www.redstitch.net3

 

The Cane

From one of the most widely performed playwrights in a contemporary British theatre The Cane is darkly humourus meditation on institutional violence examing how we judge the past, with its different vallues, by the stnadfards of the present.
Season: April 10 - May 9. 2021.


Regent Theatre
Bookings: 1300 111 011

 

Regent Theatre Update

\One of Melboune's most iconic landmarks, the Regent Theatre, will re-open its doors to the public in January 2020 , revealing a major refurbishment of the much-loved auditorium, foyers and amenities..
|Working in collaboration with Heritage Victoria, and closely with a team of renowned achitects, theatre designers, specialist builders, expert trades and craft people - and the knowledge and experience of the theatre operators Marriner Group - this $19.4 million refurbishment has been three years in the planning and eight months in construction. The refurbishment has been undertaken as a partnership between the Victorian State Government, the City of Melbourne and Marriner Group. The Regent will reopen with the internationall theatrical event War Horse (see beloe), followed by the insoring Billy Elliot the Musical. These productions follow in the footsteps of some of the woprld's most prestigious theatrical events to be hosted at the Regent, including Sunset Boulevard, Wicked, Love Never Dies, Singin' in the Rain and The Lion King. to name a few.
The refurbishment undertaken throughout 2019 will ensutre the theatre continuies to be one of Melbourne's cultural icons anf a world-class live performance venue for generations to come.

Some ofthe works underaken included:
Construction od a 4-metre extension to the Dress Circle balcony, bringing the audience and performers closer together.
Installation of brand new comforble seating, retaining the luxuriousness and cinema-style charm of the old chairs and a 170 new leather chairs in the Dress Circle. The refurbishment will also ensure improved views of the stage from every seat in the theare.
Tha bars and foyers have been upgraded and additional ladies bathrooms, ensuring the best amenity og any theatre and
Painstaking and extensive repair and restoration of the ornate plasterwork and the grand and glittering crystal chandelier in the auditorium has undegone a full restoration.
Refurbishment by number:
4 metre balconey extension
32,000 metres of cabling
102 tonnes of steel
6,400 square metres of carpet
3,700 individual crystals cleaned, polished and rewired in the chandelier
10.5 tonnes of olaster casting
192 new seats coloser to the stage.

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Rod Laver Arena
Bookings: 132 849

 

State Theatre
Bookings: 1300 182 183

The Lighthouse

Esteemed Children's Theatre company PATCH THEATRE is set to illuminate Arts Centre Melbourne's State Theatre stage with their award-winning light and sound eonderful The Lighthouse.
Part installation, part scientific quest, part rave; The Lighthouse is an immersive performance beckoning young people and adults to explore the endless wonders of that fundamental force of nature, light.
Through its innovative use of light, sound, perspective and reflection, the promenade performance encourages the audience to engage and experiment at every turn. As they are guided throiugh a deries of interactive and interconnected rooms, audiences embark on a journey to discoverLight's awe-inspiring properties. While some spaces are filled with intimate vignettes, other rooms are bursting with grand lighting marvels.
Season: July 6 -10. 2021. July 16 & 17, 2021 Tine: 9.30am - 6pm. New session every 20 minutes. Season duration 60 minutes
For more onformation visit artscentremelbourne.com.au



The
Athenaeum
Bookings: 136 100 & 61 3 9650 1500.

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TheatreWorks

Bookings: 61 3 9534 3388

Trades Hall - |
New Council Chambers
Cnr Victoria St. & Lygon St. Carlton
Bookings: 136 100

 

 

Tuxedo Cat
17 - 23 Will St. Melbourne
Bookings: comedyfestival.com.au/2015/season/shows/lazy-susan-miss-itchy-s


 

 

Space 28 VCA Drama

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The Arcadia
Entertainment Quarter , Moore Park


Channing Tatum's Magic Mike Live to open inMelbourne May 2020.

Conceived and co-directed by Channing Tatum, Magic Mike Live is a thrilling, sexy live dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the hit movies Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL. Magic Mike Live will begin its strictly limited run in a brand new, bespoke venue at Birrarung Marr in Melbopurne on May 26. Equal parts empowering and exhilerating, Magic Mike Live is one of the most unique, immersive live-entratainment experiences in the world.
"The movies did so amazingly here, we knew we had to figure out how to raise our game to do something this audience would love," said creator and director Channing Tatum. It took a few years for it to all come together but... man... did it come together. We have something plsnned for Australia that is going to blow your minds.
Channing is referreing not only to the show, which will pull together all the best aspects of the other three productions around the world, but also to the one-of-a-kind venue that the Magic Mike Live team has dreamt up for Australia. In cooperation with Het Spiegelpaleis in Belgium, the production has created the world's largest Spiegeltent, The Arcadia. Named after the mythical utopia, The Arcadia is a beautiful two story. fully-customized 600-seat venue where every seat, every finish, every detail has been meticulously curated by Channing anf the Magic Mike Live creative team especially for the women of Australia.
With a two-story glass lobby, beautiful custom bars, a mini food hall, an indoor/outdoor lounge area and a special photo gallery curated by Channing, the venue becomes a character in this unparralleled evening of sultry entertainment. With a cast of 20 world class performers and 15 of the most talented mae dancers in the world, Magic Mike Live unfilds in front of, behind and above the audience eveloping patrons in an unfergettable, 360 degree, whirlwind of dance, comedy and exraordinary acrobatics.
Magic Mike Live guests must be at least 18 years to attend.
Booking and Season: Venue: The Arcadia. entertainment CentreMoore Park
From Thursday November 19. 2020.
Times: Tuesday & Wednesday at 7pm.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 7pm & 8.30pm
Sunday t 5pm & 7.30pm.
Bookings: Ticketmaster.com.au or 1300 795 267
Group Bookings: 10 or more. groups@ticketmaster.com.au or1300 889 278.



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Acer Arena Sydney
Olympic Boulevard Olympic Park

 

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ANZ Stadium Sydney

 

 

 
     
     

 

 

Belvoir St. Theatre
Bookings: 61` 2 9699 3444

 

 

 

 

Belvoir St. Downstairs Theatre
Booking: 61 2 9699 3444

 

 

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Bondi Pavilion Theatre
Bookings: 1300 241 167

 

Capitol Theatre

Bookings: 1300 723 038

 

Civic Theatre
Newcastle

 

 
     
     

 

 

The Concourse
Chatswood

   

 

   
     

 


Concert Hall
Sydney Opera House
Bookings: 61 2 8215 4600

 

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Darling Theatre ICC
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Darlinghurst Theatre Company
Bookings: 61 2 8356 9987


Drama Theatre S.O.H
Bookings: 61 2 9250 1777

 

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Enmore Theatre

 

Griffin Theatre
Stables Theatre
Bookings: 1300 308 776
61 2 9361 3817


 

 

Special Extras

Griffin Theatre is thrilled to announce playwright, director and dramaturge Declan Greene as the next Artistic director of the company.
The first playwright to be appointed to the position in nearly 20 years, Declan'd creative practice is closely aligned with the company's ethos of creative risk taking and courageous playwriting. Griffin is Australia's leading new writing theatre. dedicated tonurturing Australian playwrights and bringing ambitious, bold and urgent Australian plays from page to stage

2021 Season

Dogged

 

50 Years of the Stables

2020 marks the 50th birthday of Griffin's home the Stables Theatre. Griffin will be celebrating all year long with a range of special programs and events that Griffin hopes you'll love.
Paly Readings:
Revisit seminal works from the Stables' 50 year canon. this series of staged play readings across 2020 will celebrate important Australian works, many of which made their debut on the Stables stage. The readings will be brought to life by some of Austrtalia's finest directors, with several cast members reprising their iconic roles.
Podcasts:
Cive into the history of the Stables in this special monthly podcasts series, You'll expore the history of the iconic building, delve into the many exciting and formative qrks performed on the Stables stage, and hear from some of the country's most celebrated artists including tommy Murphy, Anna Volska and Ros Horin.
The Stables at Sydney Festival"
Griffen will commorate the 50 years of the Stables celebration with a special panel about the journey of play to screen at Sydney Film Festival, June 3- 14. 2020
Stables Archive:
Austage and Griffin are teaming up to build a complete online archival record of every show ever performed at the Stables. this will be your encyclopaedic one-stop-shop for information on playwrights, productions, peformers and creatives.

Special Extras

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HAYES THEATRE CO.
Bookings: hayestheatre.com.au

Joan Sutherland Theatre
Sydney Opera House

 

 

 

Lyric Theatre Star city
Bookings: 1300 795 267

 

 

 

 

 

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Newcastle Entrtainment Centre

 

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Old Fitzroy Theatre
129 Dowling St. Woolloomooloo
Bookings 1300 307 264

 

Sydney Independent Theatre Company


 

Playhouse
Sydney Opera Hoiuse
Bookings: 02 9250 7777 or 136 100

 

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Qudos Bank Arena
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Riverina Theatre
Bookings: 61 2 6931 9466

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Roslyn Packer Theatre
Bookings: roslynpackertheatre.com.au

 

 

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State Theatre
Bookings: 136 100

 

 

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Sydney Allphones Arena
Bookings: www.tickettek.com.au
Ph 132 849

 

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Sydney Entertainment Centre
Bookings: 136 100

 

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Opera House

 
 
 

 

 
     

 

Sydney Theatre
Bookings: 61 2 9250 1777

 

TBC
Bookings: 1300 364 001

 

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The Star Theatre
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Theatre Royal
Bookings: 1300 723 038

 

The Studio

atyp Studio 1
Pier 4/5

Wharf 1
Bookings:9250 1777
online: sydneytheatre.com.au

 

Wharf 2
Bookings: 61 2 9250 1777

 

WIN Entertainment Centre Wollongong

 

 

 

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Anywhere Theatre Festival 2018

 

Queensland Theatre

 
 
 

To support wfforts to minimise the spread of the coronavirua, Queensland Theatre has made the decision to transition all employees to working from home arrangements from Monday March 30. 2020. Team members cn be reached via enail and where possible direct landline numbers will be divertede to mobile The email address for general inquiries - mail@queenslandtheatre.cm.au
The Box Office will continue to operate between 9am and 5.30pm on weekdays with staff working through cancellation and postponement arrangements with ticketholders for Triple X, Othello, QPDA play readings and the Fifty! anniversay events. The Cmpany recommends ticketholders direct ypur inquiries to sales@queenslandtheatre.com.au for prompt assistance.
This period of uncertainty is having an immense impact upon the theatre and live perfgormance industry and will continue to do so for some time. Thnak you for your support. Queensland Theatre is deeply moved by the number of patrons who have offered their ticket value as a tax- deductable donation.

The arts will continue to be essential in keeping us together as a community and the Company are excited about creating new opportunities to connect you qitht he company and the artists while we cannot cometopgether at the theatre.
The latest acvise is that Othello, Fifty Celebrations, The Children Phaedra are cancelled, TheHolidays postponed.Boy Swallows UIniverse & Prima Facie are pending.

 
     

 

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Bille Brown Theatre


ph. QTIX 136 246

   

Our Town

Ask Lucy Heathcote and Jayden Popik who get to have one every night onstage in Thornton's Our Town. Not credited in the program but bringing much laughter to the stage is Anthony Standish's chicken and Andrew Buchanan's duck! There are little moments of complete joy in this play that are sending people out into the night with big smiles.
Season: runs until February 20. 2021.

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Brisbane Convention Centre
Bookings: www.ticketek.com.au

 

Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Bookings: 132 849

 


 

 

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Brisbane Powerhouse

Bookings: 61 7 3358 8600

 


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Concert Hall GPAC
Bookings: 136 246


 

 

Cremorne Theatre

Bookings: 136 246.

 

King George Square
Bookings: 1300 364 001

 

LyricTheatre
Bookings: 136 246

 

 

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Playhouse

Bookings: QTIX136246

 

A German Life

A German Life is an extraprdinary theatrical tour-de-force from three titans of the theatre - Australia's finest stage performer Robyn Nevin in an astonidhing play by Christopher Hampton, directed by stage luminary Neil Armfield.
In the Australian Premiers of this highly demanding 90 minute solo triumph, robyn Nevin plays Brunhilde Pomsel, an unassuming woman with good shorthand skills who, almost by chance, came to work in Joseph Goebbel's Propaganda Ministry.
Pomsel struggled to ,ake ends meet as a secretary in Berlin during the 1930s, her many employers including a Jewish insurance broker, the German Broadcasting Corporation - eventually Goebels-before she emerged from the rubble of Hitler's bunker waving a white pillowcase to the approaching Russoan troops in April 1945.
Innocent or culpable? That's the question at the heart of Christopher Hampton's searching play, which was compiled from testimony of the then 103 year-old for the 2014 documentary A German Life. One of the last actively involved witnesses t the rise and fall and the aftermath of the Third Reich, Brunhilde is intelligent and likable, honest and credible. She doesn't hide her youthful ignorance at that regime's atrocities, her awe at finding herself at the heart of power, nor does she show any false remorse. Her refusal to think too hard about what was going on and focus instead on her own life, rauses cinfronting questions for contemporary audiences. As sdocial datastrophe creeps closer and inly united action can stop it, how doe we recognse that moment? How do we seixe it?
Season: June 2 - 20. 2021.

Studio 2 - The Greenhouse

CAIRNS

Centre of Contmporary Arts

 

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Cairns Convention Centre

The Ten Tenors

Australia's premier vocal group The TEN Tenors are bursting back onto stages across Australia this July with a special 25th Anniversary tour-their biggest ever.
Following a sold-out tour of Brazil in March 2020, the highly revered grou[ are eagerly waiting to connect wiith fans old and new, with a show thzt revisits the full history if the group's catalogue of 15 albus and over 4000 live oerformances.
Season: Saturday July 10, 2021

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CPAP THEATRE

 
 
 

The Beatles 50 Years On

https://youtu.be/wUEhXFf_yzE

Recreating the music of The Beatles &Beatlemania.
Come and relive all the Beatles Classic hits on one sensational two hour concert experience presented by the world's Premier Beatles' Band. The Sensational Beatle Boys.
Season: Friday February 19. 2021. Venue open 6.30pm doors open 7pm, Show time 7.30pm

Anh Do - The Happoest Refugee Live!!

Anh Do's best selling book The Happiest Refugee has made readers laugh and cry, and was described by Russell Crowe as "the most suprising and inspiring read I have had in years." Anh's stage show takes it a step further, combining stand up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces to retell his amazing story.
Season: Wednesdaqy March 10. 2021 Showtime 8pm.

 

The Best of the Bee Gees with Colin ''Smiley" Petersen

The Best of the Bee Gees brings a catalogue of mega-hitsand first-hand stories from original Bee Gees drummer Colin "Smiey: Petersen.
The earliest non-Gibband fourth band member, Colin was essential to the Bee Gees sound, driving the evolution of this Super Group on stage and the studio.
Season: Saturday March 13, 2021

CPAC STUDIO

 

 
     

 

Rondo Theatre Cairns

 

 

 

 

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Studios

Tanks Art Centre

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The Black Sorrows

IN the wake of Joe Camilleri's 49th album, Citizen John, The Black Sorrows are one of Australia's most prolific and enduringly popular bands renowned for their high-energy shows, musicianship and infectuous rootsy rhythms.
Season: Thursday Mardh 4 and Friday March 5. 2021

 

 
     
 

 

 

 

Twelfth Night Theatre

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Gold Coast

 

The Star

 

 
     
     

 




Adelaide Convention Centre

 

 
     
     

 

Adelaide Festival
Theatre.

The 91-Story Treehouse

Andy and Terry are back to face their biggest vhallenge yet when a stage adaptation of The 91-Story Treehouse plays in the Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre for ten performances. Andy and Terry's Treehouse has reached an amazing 91 stories and is now more fantastically dangerous than wver, with a desrt island and a whirlpool and a giant spider!
In this adaptation Ancy and Terry are going to be challemged like never before! Mr Bignose has sent his grandchildren to the Treehouse, and they don't want to just sit quietly. Can Andy, Terry & Jill master this extreme bab
Season: ysitting challenge? What does mysterious fortune teller Madam Know-It-All really want? And will the Bige Red Button really destroy the world?
Season: September 28 - October 2. 2020.
Times: September 28 at 1pm, September 29 at 10.30am and 1pm. September 30 at 10.30am and 1pm. October 1 at 10.30am and 1pm. October 2 at 10.30am, 1pm and 6pm. Duration 60 minutes and no interval/ Suitable for children 6+
Tickets may be purchased through BASS on 131 246 or online at www.bass.net,au

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CIRQUE du SOLEIL

 

 
     

 

Adelaide Entertainment Centre
www.ticketek.com ph. 132 849

 

 

 


 

 

 

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Adelaide Fringe Festival
Bookings: www.adelaidefringe.com.au

 

 

Australian Performing Arts Market

 

Amy Hit Theatre

Bakehouse Theatre
Bookings: 61 8447 6211

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The Cedars
Heysen Rd Hahndorf

 

Dunstan Playhouse
Bookings Bass 131246

 

Festival Theatre
Bookings: 61 8 8205 2220

 

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Her Majesty's
Bookings: 131 246

 

 

 

Holden Street Theatre Hindmarsh
Bookings: 131 246

 

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Space Theatre
Bookings: Bass 131 246.

 

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The Barton

     
 



 
     

The Phoenix @ Masonic Lodge, Gluttony
Bookings: www.adelaidefringe.com.au

     
 


 
     

 




 

 

Theatre Royal
Bookings: 61 3 6233 2299

 

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The Ship That Never Was
Bookings: 61 3 6471 7700

The Ship That Never Was

Tasmanina's longest running play The Ship That Never Was based on a real event in 1834 when the last ship built at the convict settlement at Macquarie Harbour was about to sail for the new prison at Poet Arthur but was hijacked by 10 convict shipwrights.
So begins the story of an amazing escape, an extraordinary voyage and an intriguing twist in the tale of The Ship That Never Was.
The play tells the dramatic and hilarious true story of the Great Edcape from Sarah Island! delightful family entertainment not to be missed.
Advance bookings are necessary for all grouops. The play is approxiamately one hour and is performed every day at 5.30pm and from December 27th to January 26th at 5. 30 pm and 8.30pm.

 

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Derwent Entertainment Centre
Bookings: www.cirquedusoleil.com/quidam

 

 

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Black Swan Theatre
Bookings: 61 8 9484 1133

 

Burswood Theatre
Bookings: 1300 552 072
www.bocsticketing.com.au

 

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Cirque du Soliel
Bookings: 132 849

 

Cirque du Solieil takes fans on a voyage to the mythical worlds of TORUK, DRALION and AMALUNA.
Pemiering July 24, 2020 at 3pm ET on Cirque Connect cirquedusoleil.com/cirqueconnect
Moved by a desire to stay connected to its fans while all ofis shows are on pause, Cirque du Soleil launched CirqueConnect, its digital content hub available at cirquedusoleil.com/cirquwconnect CirqueConnect provides a source of igh-quality entertainment for fans to enjoy from ther comfort of their homes. This platform is filled with footage from various Cirque du Soleil multimedia offerings, including 60-minute specials, firtual reality experiences, content scens and tutorials, music and family-friendly favourites.
Cirque du Soleil continues to surprise and delight fans around t6he world this week with a brand-new 60 minute special premiering Friday on CirqueConnect. The new hour-long special will stream live at 3pm ET on July 24th and will take viewers on a journey through sumptious and vibrant worlds suspendedsomewhere between dreams and reality.
first fans will be transported to Pandora, the land of Avatar™ with excerpts from TORUK-The First Flight featuring tumbing acts, aerial silks and an incredible handbalancing performance. Then viewers will experience the mythical world of Dralion, where "East meets West" on a never-ending quest for harmony, through awe-inspiring creations of strength and agility, including a hoop diving act derived from Chinese acrobatic tradition, high-octane tumbling sequences as well as an impressive teeterboard performance/. Finally, fans will be taken to the mystrious island of Amuluna to bear witness to the passage of feminine wisdom from generation to generation, with excerpts featuring a chorepgraphy inspired by an Indonesian ritual dance, a unicycle duo act and a breathtaking Chinese pole performance.
The physical and spiritual melding of choreography, acting and incedible athletic feats are testimony to the dedication of the hundredso of castr and crew who have worked on these travelling shows. Guaranteed to stir the senses and invoke wonder after the "curtain closes" viewers will be transported to a lace like no other.
Tune 0in details: Friday July 24th at 12pm PST/3pm ET at cirquedusileil.com/cirqueconnect
The weekly CirqueConnect speciaqls remain available on the CirqueConnect content hub following the premiere events for fans to watch or rewatch.

 

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Crown Theatre
Bookings: 132 849

 
 
 

 

 
     

 

His Majesty's
Bookings: 1300 795 012

  

 

 

 

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Perth Arena
Bookings: 132 849

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Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Bookings: www.ticketek.com

 

 

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RAC Arena

 

 


 

 

 

Regal Theatre
Bookings 132 849

Riverside Theatre PCEC
Bookings: 132 849

 

 

 

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Sandalford Estate Swan Valley
Bookings: 132 849

TBC
Bookings: 1300 34 001

 

 

Australian capital territories

CANBERRA THEATRE

Bookings: 61 2 6275 2700 & 1800 802 025

A German Life

A German Life is an extraprdinary theatrical tour-de-force from three titans of the theatre - Australia's finest stage performer Robyn Nevin in an astonidhing play by Christopher Hampton, directed by stage luminary Neil Armfield.
In the Australian Premiers of this highly demanding 90 minute solo triumph, robyn Nevin plays Brunhilde Pomsel, an unassuming woman with good shorthand skills who, almost by chance, came to work in Joseph Goebbel's Propaganda Ministry.
Pomsel struggled to ,ake ends meet as a secretary in Berlin during the 1930s, her many employers including a Jewish insurance broker, the German Broadcasting Corporation - eventually Goebels-before she emerged from the rubble of Hitler's bunker waving a white pillowcase to the approaching Russoan troops in April 1945.
Innocent or culpable? That's the question at the heart of Christopher Hampton's searching play, which was compiled from testimony of the then 103 year-old for the 2014 documentary A German Life. One of the last actively involved witnesses t the rise and fall and the aftermath of the Third Reich, Brunhilde is intelligent and likable, honest and credible. She doesn't hide her youthful ignorance at that regime's atrocities, her awe at finding herself at the heart of power, nor does she show any false remorse. Her refusal to think too hard about what was going on and focus instead on her own life, rauses cinfronting questions for contemporary audiences. As sdocial datastrophe creeps closer and inly united action can stop it, how doe we recognse that moment?
Season: May 11 - 16. 2021.

 

 

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Royal Theatre
Canberra



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