Victoria
Alexander Theatre
Ararat Performing Arts Centre
Ballarat - Her Majesty's Theatre
Benalla PACC
Bendigo Performing Arts Centre
Billiton Wellington Entertainment
Burrinja Upwey
Campaspe's Performing Arts Centre
Cardinia Culteral Centre Pakenham

Castlemaine Theatre
Clocktower Centre
Colac Otway Performing Arts & Culteral Centre
Darebin Entertainment
Drum Theatre Dandenong
Echuca Paramount Theatre
Frankston Arts Centre
Gasworks
Geelong Performing Arts Centre
Hamilton Performing Arts Centre
Hawthorn Arts Centre
HotHouse Theatre Wodonga
Karralyka Theatre
Kew Courthouse
Kingston Arts Centre
Latrobe Regional Arts Centre
Mildura Arts Centre
Montrose Town Centre
National Theatre
Plenty Ranges Arts
Portland CEMA Arts Centre
Swan Hill Town Hall
Upper Yarra Arts Centre
Wangaratta Performing Arts
Warrnambool Regional
West Gippsland Arts Centre
Westside Performing Arts Centre
Whitehorse Centre
Wonthaggi Community Arts
Wonthaggi Picasso on Graham
Wyndham Culteral Centre
New South Wales

Riverina Theatre

Bathhurst Memorial
Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre

Queensland

Cairns Civic Theatre

Empire Theatre

Karnak Theatre Mossman

Pilbeam Theatre Rockhampton
Townsville Civic Theatre

South Australia

Adelaide Festival Centre

Barossa Arts & Convention Centre
Mt. Gambier Sir Robert Helpmann
Port Lincoln Nautilus Theatre
Pt. Pirie Keith Mitchell Theatre
Renmark Chaffey Theatre
Tanunda Brenton Langbein
Whyalla Middleback Theatre
Dunstan Playhouse

Tasmania

Hobart Theatre Royal

Launceston Princess Theatre

West Australia
Albany Town
Hall
Bunbury Regional Centre
Carnarvon Civic Centre
Esperance Civic Centre
Geraldton Queens Park Theatre
Karratha Walkington Theatre
Kalgoorlie GoldfieldsArts Centre

Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
Matt Dann Centre Port Hedland
Queens Park Theatre Geraldton
Regal Theatre


Australian Capital Territory

Canberra Theatre Centre

Northern Territory





 

 

 

 


 

Ararat Performing Arts Centre

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HER MAJESTY'S THEATRE BALLARAT

Bookings:61 3 5333 5888

 

 

 



Benalla Performing Arts Centre
Bookings:61 3 5760 4529

 

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BENDIGO

BENDIGO PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

Bookings: 61 3 5434 6100

 

 

Capitol Theatre

 

Children's Theatre

Wheeler Kids Presents

Alan Brough with Charlie and the Karaoke Cockroaches.
Season: Thursday July 13. 2017.

Under the Love Umbrella: Story Telling and Illustration Workshop

Budding authors and artists will learn how to pair words and pictures - and pops of colour - to tell the stories that matter most to them.
Hosted by author Favina Bell and illustrator Allison Colpoys.
Season: Thursday July 13, 2017 at 10am Venue: The Capital's Banquet Room.

 

MUSIC

2017 Season

The Everley Brothers and Buddy Holly

Rock n Roll fans this is the show that you all ahve been waiting for The ?Everley Brothers and Bussy Holly together in concert.
For the first time in Australia Rock n Roll fans will embrace and celebrate all the classics and No 1 hits of these three music legends of all time.
Season: Saturday June 24. 2017.

The Australiahn Bee Gees Show

The Australian Bee Gees are digging out their flares and dusting off their platform shoes in preparation for the Australian leg of their 2017 tour so let the party begin.
Season: Wednesday August 30. 2017 at 8pm.

Sanguine Estate Music Festival

Theatre

Echoes of Pink Floyd

Celebrating 35 years since Pink Floyd last toured "The Wall" E#choes of Pink Floyd will perform tracks from the band's iconic 1979 album and will encourager local schools to provide "Brick in the Wall" choir. The tour also celebrates 50 years since Pink Floyd released their first album and will play a selection of Pink Floyd's greatest hits that spans the ban's momentous career.
Season: Saturday June 3. 2017 at 8pm

Ulumbarra Theatre

Bookings: 03 5434 6100

 

Children's Theatre

Eclipse

Master illudionist Anthony Street will take you on a roller-coaster ride as you witness spectcacular grand illusions, from levitations to baffling appearnces.
Be captivated by the skill and grace if the daring aerial artist that soars through the air, as well as a stellar cast of ever 15 existng performers.
Season: Sunday July 9. 2017

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium

Deep below the surface, submerged below time, swam some of the world's most amazing prehistoric marine reptiles.
Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium invites children to step into the action of the performace and to 'swim' with an amazing array of aquatic creatures from bygone eras.
Season: July 25 at 6.30pm July 26 at 10 am and 1.30pm 2017

The Arrival

Australia's leading puppet company adapts Shaun Tan's stunning book with their exceptional acting and the exquisite puppetry.
See Shaun's fantastical world comes to life in a strange and wonderful metropolis.
Season: Saturday August 12. 2017 at 10am.

Music

Isaiah Firebrace

Tp celebrate Isaiah's X Factor and Eurovision's journey, Isaiah brings his 90 minute show wioth his bad to Bendigo.
Season: Sunday August 6. 2017 at 6.30pm,

Theatre

Hoodoo Gurus + You Am I

The Hoodoo Gurus and You Am I have been sharing stages for the last 25 years from Nw York to Nambucca Heads, boast nineteen studio albums between them and love playing rock and roll.
So gettihng these old mates in the tour van for some gigs around the country seeems one hell of a good idea, not to mention a bloody good time.
Season: Friday July 28. 2017 at 7.30pm

The Great Country Song Book Volume II

Adam and Beccy have finally taken their favourite list of country duets to the studio and fans across the country are set to benefit when they hit the road in 2017 with The Great Country Songbook Volume II Tour.
Together thay have brought back some of the most famous country combinations of all time; classic duets recorded by Johnny Cash, and June Carter, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, Conway Twitty and Loretta Lyn and Kenny Rogers and many duet partners .. incdludinbv Dolly Parton of course.
Season: Saturday July 29, 2017

Pete Murray - Camacho Tour

Byron Bay singer-songwriter and one of Australia's most loved musicians, Pete Murray has released his new single, Take Me Down, alongside the announcemnt of his sixth studio album, Comacho.
Season: Wednesday August 23. 2017 at 7.30pm

Organic

Arj Barker returns with his hilarious show Organic

Arj Barker is qrguably Australia's favourite Amerrican comedian. In recent years, he has spent more time in our country thah his own and has come to understand our culture perhaps better than we than we understand ourselves.
His stand-up is both insightful and pointed, like a mind-reading thumb back...if there was more.
Season: Friday August 25. 2017 at 8pm

Puttin' on the Ritz

Travel back to the golden age of Hollywod when melody, rhythm and dance was king! the dazzling spectacular Puttin' On the Ritz brings to life the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and George Gershwin.
The famous songs of th Goldfen Age of Hollywood are recreated live on stage with award winning singers and dancers in glittering costumes.
Season: Tuesday September 5. 2017 at 7.30pm.

Spring into Song

with Silvie Paladino and The Victorian Welsh Choir.

The Rotary Club of Bendigo South Inc. together with the Ulumbarra Foundation are delighted to present the second of their biennial concerts. Your purchase will support the Ulumbarra foundation in enabling free access to the arts for people in need.
Silvie Paladino and The Fictorian Welsh Choir promise a fabulous afternoon of entertainment.
You will also enjoy performances by Baendigo Seconday College Musician of hte Year. Adam Purdy = Classical Tuba - 2015 Winner.
Denana Jerman Vocalist - 2016 Winner.

Season: Sunday September 1-. 2017 at 3pm.

Burrinja
Cnr Glenfern Rd & Matson Crive Upwey,
Bookings: 61 3 9754 8723

 

The Merry Widow

An operetta of 40 voices awakes the decadence of art deco France in this playful musical romance.
Season: Sunday June 25, 2017 at 2pm.

Greek Goddess

The bold, brilliant and passionate life f performer, activist, politician and icon-Melina Mercouri.
Season: Wedenesday June 28. 2017 at 8pm

Melbourne International - Comedy Festival Roadshow.

Get laughing with the biggest international comedians lighting up the Burrinja Theatre.
Season: Thursday June 29. 2017 at 7.30pm

The Crow Family

Bask in this beautiful and intimate, musical tale f families, scavengers ans cake.
Season: Sunday June 30.2017 at 2pm.

Burrinja Circus Festival

Swing into action this Winter with circus performnces, workshops and activities for all ages.
Season: July 1 - 9. 2017

Were Going on a Bear Hunt

Pack your picnic and join us for the most felightful bear seeking adventures of all times. Book and theatre come to life.
Season: Monday July 3, 2917at 3pm & 6.30pm. Tuesday July 4, 2017 at 10am.

The Witches - Roland Dahl's captivating classic.

Wicked and wonderful. think you can ouwit a witch and outrun a mouse?
Season: Saturday July 15. 2917 at 11am & 2pm.

Larry Paradisio and The Fabulous Dame Farrar

A one woman show on steroids. Carita Farrer Spencer brings you to her alter-egos in a world class Double Act.
Season: Saturday August 12. 2017 at 8pm

The Arrival - Spare part puppets return.

Shaun Tan;s award-winning story comes alive in a warm and magical experience for everyone.
Season: Saturday August 26. 2017 at 1.30pm.

Intimacy

A chance meeting where strangers become confidants,. Why is itsometimes eadier to be honest with a total stranger than someone ou know?
Season: Saturday September 16, 2017. at 8pm.

The Exotic Lives of Lola Montez

Subversive, seductive, spectacular! The scandal is legend, decked in coutoure black face, sultry song and jaw dropping dance.
Season: Thursday September 21. 2017 at 8pm

Grug and the Rainbow

Discover and delight with this charming new puppetry piece for Grugers of all ages.
Season: Friday October10. 2017 at 10.30am & 12.30pm.

Exposing Edith

100 years since her birth, experience this award winning cabaret tale of the legendary French star.
Season: Saturday October 28/ 2017 at 8pm.

Hillscene LIVE

A unique live aret and performance festival in he Dandenong Ranges.
Season: November 10 - 12. 2017

Lior

Don't miss the chance to experience Liar in this one-off intimate show.
Season: Friday November 24, 2017 at 8pm.

 


CAMPASPE'S PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

Bookings: 61 3 5482 3399

 


 

 

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Cardinia Culteral Centre Pakenham

Bookings: 1300 1300 887 624887 624

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Morning Melodies

 

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Castlemaine

Phee Broadway Theatre
Bookings: 61 3 5434 6100

 

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Clocktower Centre

Bookings: 61 3 9243 9191.

www.clocktowercentre.com.au


Theatre

2017 Season

Bakersfield Mist

Is the true value of art in the eyes of the beholder?

Maud, an unemplyed bartender, has bought a painting for a few bucks fro an op shop. Despite alnost trashing it she thinks it's a Kackson Pollock worht millions. In fact she's certain it is. but when a world-class art expert, Lionel Percy, flies over from New York, and arrives at her trailer park home in Bakersfield tpo authenticate the painting, he really has no idea what he is about to discover.
Based on a true story, Bakersfield Mist is a comedy set in the present day.
Season: Wednesday August 30. 2017. at 8pm.

Around the World in 80 Days

A joyfully frenetic whirlwind of a show, full of daft Victorian invention, daring deeds ans downright silliness.

Three cast members portray a cast of thousands in the madcap adaptation of Jules Verne's globetrotting classic, bringing to life sea storms, police chases and even eleohant rides! The whole family can join in the wild adventures of Mr Fogg and Mr Paaepwrout as they try to outrun Detective Rix of Scotland Yard.
Season: Saturday September 16, 2017 at 8pm.

 

Chidren's and Family Shows

We're Going on a Bear Hunt - live on stage!

This os the wonderful story of a family out for a walk and on the lookout for a growling bear.

They have to march through long swishy grass, wade through thick gloopy mud and even battle a snow storm before entering a big dark cave where maybe they will finally spot the glinty wet eyes of a slobbering, gigantic bear winking at them through the blackness.
Season: Saturday July 1, 2017.

Diary of a Wombat

Meet Mothball, the naughtiest wombat in Australia. Bored with her daily routine. Mothball goes in search of shelter and food, creating chaos in the lives ofthe humans sround her.
Monkey Baa uses the magic of puppetry and live music to bring this delightful story for ages 3+ top the stage.
Season: Wednesday July 5. 2017 at 10am.

Wind in the Willows

This a charming, classic tale of adventure and discovery, in a brand new one-man adaptation.

Jion Ratty, Mole, Badger and the incorrigible Mr Toad on theur journeys, trials and misadventures around the river, the Wild Woods and beond.
Featuring a magical set with plenty of surprises throughout and playful costuming and props.
Season; Sunday July 30. 2017 at 10am.

Music

Mirusia - From the Heart

André Rieu's Angel of Australia

Australian soprano Mirusia will present her new concert From the Heart. Let the Angel of Australia touch your heart with er songs about the heart - be it those full of love, those still looking for love or hearts broken by love.
At a young age Marusia was discovered by André Rieu and has performed around the world with him for ten years. While touring with André she has had her own successful solo career and has toured internationally with her own chamber orchestra.

 

 

Colac Otway Performing Arts

Bookings: 61 3 5232 2077

 

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DAREBIN ENTERTAINMENT AND ARTS CENTRE
Booking: 61 3 8470 8280
Darebin Performing Arts Centre.

Morning Music

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Chidren's Theatre Series 2013

 

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Doncaster Playhouse
Bookings: 61 3 9840 9382

 

 

 

Drum Theatre Dandenong

Bookings: 61 3 9771 6666

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Encore! The Music Series

 

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Echuca Paramount Theatre
Bookings: 61 3 5482 3399
Echuca Paramount Theatre

 

 

 

Frankston Arts Centre
Bookings: 61 3 9784 1060

 

GASWORKS
BOOKINGS:61 3 9699 3253

 

GEELONG PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE
Booking: 61 3 5225 1200

 

Deakin's Costa Hall

 

 

 

 

Hamilton Performing Arts Centre
Bookings:61 3 5573 0429

Children's Theatre

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Hawthorn Arts Centre
360 Burwood Road Hawthorn
Bookings:61 3 9278 4770

Children

The Witches by Roald Dahl

When aone little boy unwittingly stumbles into the annual meeting of witches, he hears their nasty plan to get rid of all the children in the world - by turning them into mice! It's going to take smarts and sneakiness to stop them and not get squished in the progress. "
Think you can outwit a witch and outrun a mouse? Then grab a seat in the front row for The Witches, bursting onto he stage as a mind-bogging and madcap one-man show.
Season: July 11. 2017 at 11am & 2pm.

MUSIC

Boroondara Eisteddfod Concerto with Zelman Symphony

The renowned Zelman Memorial Symphony Orchestra will accompany three of Melbourne's most talented, burgeoning pianists in one of the most respected Eisteddfod competitions on the country, the Boroondara Eisteddfod Piano Concerto Award.
Each year over 20 young pianists vir for the chance to play with the full orchestral accompaniment to take out the highly coveted accolade.
The competition offers audiences the opportunity to support these emerging artists in what is a career breaking event.
Season: June 25. 2017 at 2pm.

Four Play Sring Quartet

Originally made up of friends from the Australian Youth Orchestra, Four Play started life as a classical string quartet. they began playing rock covers for friends inspired by the Kronos, Balanescu and Brodsky Quarets' blurring of the boundaries between classical and rock music. FourPlay use two violas as opposed to two violins (as a traditional string quartet would use) to produce a thicjer deeper sound.
Season: June 30/ 2017 at 8pm.

Paul Grabowsky

As one of the most distinguished figures in Australian music Paul Grabowsky requires no introductiion. the pianist, compser, conductor and artistic director will draw drom years of repertoire including original material peppered with jazz and pop classics to perform solo in Hawthorn Arts Centre's Main Hall.
Season: July 30. 2017 at 7pm.

Three Songwomen

Three Aboriginal women from three different states, each travelling back three generations. 'When one of us is broken, two can overcome, but a string of three is not easily broken' are lyurics that describe the unity and resilience of Aboriginal women in Australian society.
Season: September 14. 2017 at 8pm.

The Bombay Royale

are an 11-pice outfit dedicated to honouring and reviving the funky, bizarre and mysterious music of vintage Indoian films. The resulting sound is a rich palate of cassic cinema, from lonesome spagetti to surf-rock, from pdychedelic to spine-bending space disco, overlaid with the voices of protagonists The Ti=ger and The Mysterious Lady.
Season: September 28.2017 at 7pm.

Inventi Plays Symphonies

Inventi Ensemble brings together outstanding musicians from across Australia to perform a selection of classic symphonies with an expanded twelve member cohort.
Featuring strings, flute, oboe and French horns, hear them in the acoustic glory of the exquisite Main hall.
Program: Boyce-Symophony; Handel-Arrival of the Queen of Sheba. Haydn-Symphony 1 in D major. Mozart-Symphony 29 in A major.
Season: October 8. 2017 at 7pm

A Grand Ol' Knees Up

Fem Belling presents an evencing of decadence under the roof of one of Melbourne's most stunning hidden gems.
The Hawthorn Arts Centre will be reimagined in all its glory to the sounds of internationalk jazz star Belling and her luscious big band. A night of music and dance, it's a musical degustation theough the eras.
Season: November 24. 2017 at 8pm

DANCE

The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair

Ladies and gentlemen take to the floor for the ultimate night at the dance hall!
Part 'Theatre Performance' / Part 'Get uupand Dance, this is an all ages performance event that immerses everyone in an evening of old time and new time dance floor magic. From the two-step to the twerk, tango to a sheeky cha cha, a waltz to funky free-styling grooves. The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair go-go's its way through a celebration of decades of dance.
Season: June 20 -21. 2017 at 7.30pm

Desirelines

are the improvised tracks created by people who defy the ways designed for them by others. Seven musicians and dancers use gleaming stainless seeel tracks to navigate a digitally animaed landscape in this powerful melding of contemporary ballet and new chamber music.
Season: July 25 - 27. 2017 at 7.30pm

Scarlet Trace

The Scarlet Trace is a contmporary dance piece thatexplores the intricate nature of modern relationships, tracking the lives of six friends and the diverse love stories that develop between them.
Set in three homes, the show gives ad intimate look into the state of each of the characters' relationdhips and what unfolds behind closed doors, the young-married couple, the 'just moved in together' boyfriend and girlfriend and the single gut who finds love.
Season: August 31 - September 1. 2017 at 6pm.

THEATRE

The Basement

 

Horsham
Wesley Performing Arts Centre
Bookings:61 3 5382 4343

 

 

Horsham Town Hall

 



 

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HOTHOUSE THEATRE

WODONGA 61 2 6021 7433

 

 

 

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Karralyka Theatre

Bookings: 61 3 9879 2933

 

Morning Music

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Kew Court House
188 High St. Kew
Bookings: 61 3 9278 3770

 

Children

Phia

Phia is great for parents who once upon a time hung out in bandrooms and now just want to share good old-fashioned indie pop music with the whole family.
Her music is abound with luscious layers of harmonies, rambunctious vocal percussion and vivid pop sensibilities.
Season: July 5. 2017 at 1pm.

Find Your Own Groove & Saca La Mois DJ!!

Spring school holidays are here so it's time to shale tose sillies out.
But first! Find Yopur Own Groove is a DJ and electronic music workshop for kins and adults led by DJs and electronic music producers Moses Iten and Bryan Phillips.
Investigate the creative process of music production. DJing and experiment with sound designto unveil your own sounds and find your groove. all types of budding musicians, producers and music lovers are welcome. No previous experience or specialist equipmen is required to participate.
Aand then Saca La Mois DJ!!
Bringing a global dance floor of tracks, Saca La Mois DJ!! (a.ka. Moses Iten) is here for everyone's D-floor pleasure. Grab Mum, Dad, Grandma and bob from down the road for all-ages dance off to music from around the world.
Season: September 27. 2017 at 1pm & 2.30pm.

 

MUSIC

Kindred: Spirit Level

One of Melbourne's newest and most creative communities takes over the Kew Court House for a pair of never-to-be-repeated seasdonal showcases, combining itimae musical performances with immercive visual art and projections.
Spirit Level is an artistic-led music label spearheaded by radio presenter and long-time champion of the innovative local music Tim Dhiel.
Season: September 2. 2017 at 8pm

Archer

sings the great lost folk songs of Australia.
Archer is an old time sing-song man. He works the fruit picking rounds, sits under the sky a lot and drives a car if he has to. He's earned his singing spirit with his many hours of being out with the country and getting it under his skin the only way you can.
Archer's longtime wandersm his longtime bush dreams and his deep and patient listening also allow him to coax he hidden old folk songs of the country to creep out of their holes and dusty old wardrobes, to fall from the branches until he hears them. You probably haven't heard these songs before, the forgotten stories by the forgotten writers of he wayback.
Season: July 1. 2017 at 8pm.

Anna Cordell

Anna Cordell's rich folk music straddles that place between light and dark where the human emotion exists. Her penchant for the minor key coupled with intricate nylon guitar plaqying and a haunting yet powerful voice enveloped byt th elush strings ans bass of her band makes for an entertaining evening.
Season: July 16. 2017 at 8pm

Iaki Vajello

is a Colombian singer who is based in Melbourne. She grew up in an environment where loud music and dance never seemed to ever dispair it occupants, Iaki marries Colombian, South American and African rhythms together creating an international sound which blends funk, jazz and Latin styles-horns, bass and guitars with tambgora, marimba, conunos, kalimba (traditional percussion) and melodies.
Season: July 29. 2017 at 7pm.

Blow the Man Down - Hue Blanes and Oliver Mann

Working together ere for the first time, this is the debut performance of a collaborative otiginal work by two highly regarded, fascinating and famously hard to pin down young musiciand.
Being gifted composers and singers and despite their different musical pathways; Hue coming largely from a jazz base and opera foundation; they are both known for their expansive and multilingual musical explorations. They bend and explore genres in new and beautiful ways.
Season: August 5. 2017 at 8pm.

Alter Jazz

The Alter Jazz Ensemble is a pioneering music project that fuses raditional Jewixh prayer and song with jazz music, melding together disparate worlds to create an unusual musical offering.
The project os an initiative if American born and Australian -based hipster. Rabbi Noam Sendor and produced by renowned Australian composer Adam Starr,
Season: August 20. 2017 at 7pm.

The Royal Swazi Spa

The Royal Swazi Spa perform South African original and heritage repertoire including well known works by Abdullah Ibrahim (Dollar Brand), Hugh Masekela and Miriam Makeba.
This music is fresh, triumphant and very mush alive ad the new anthem for a free South Africa.
Season: August 28. 2017 at 7pm.

Nostalgique with Tamara Kuldin

Nostalgique brings together four if Melbourne and Italy's richly diverse jazz musicians in a love addair of European song . swing , bossa, tango, waltz and bolero, imerse you in this festive multilingual celebration of love, flirtation and neartache.
Season: Spetember 23. 2017 at 8pm.

Latitude 37

Named the 'Father of Music' by the King of England, William Lawes (1602-1645) stands as one of the most inve4ntive English composers of the 17th century. Period instrument specialists Latitude 37 are joined by triple harpist Hannah Lane and theorbo plasyer Nick Pollock to present some of Lawes' most exquisite and yet rarely performed works in this concert ofLawes' Harp Consorts.
Featuring an unique combination of bass, viol, violin and the obo, Lawes' works to this bkend of instruments results in a wonderful musical interplay between these unusual instruments.
Season; October 7, 2017 at 8pm

qoqo8

is a 5-way compositional collective that puts a new spin on the east-west fusion beloved by Shakti and Joe Zawinul. This new ensemble brings orchestral soundscapes to the meditative grooves and mood improveiations of music from the Sri-Lankan buddhist tradition.
Eansh member is integrally involved in a variety of other projects that span jazz, theatre, film, dance and contemporary classical concert music.
|Season: October 21. 2017 at 8pm.

Silly /season Tina Del Twist

with The Letter String Quartet

A debauched sensory of songs and stories celebrating the year that was, iis and will be.
Known for her 'beautiful voice and wicked sense of comic tming' the award winning Tina Del Twist has featured on ABCTV's Comedy Up Late, has performed sell-out seasons with Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Melbourne Cabaret Festival, Darwin Festival and has beeen invited to perform in Copenhagen, Berlin,, Edingburgh, and NYC. Loved by audiences and critics alike, this gin-soaked velvet draped madame has been described as the lovechild of dame Edna and Amy Winehouse.
Season: December 2. 2017 at 8pm

 

 

Kingston Arts Centre

Bookings: 61 3 9556 4440

Music

Dragon

In their heyday, rock band Dragon were regulars on the hit TV pop-show Countdown hosted by Ian "Molly" Meldrum and quckly earned a reputation for their wild live shows.
Performing from their bak catalogue of top ten hits including April Sun in Cuba and Are You Old Enough, this marathon two hour show will also see the band cover Australian classics such as Summer Love by Sherbert, Bad Boy by Rose Tattoo Yesterday's Hero by IPY and Living in the 7os by Sky Hooks.
Season: Friday July 14. 2017 at 8pm

Theatre

Greek Goddess

In 1967 Greek actor Melina Mercouri appeared on Broadway in Hya Darliong the musical asapted from her international film hit film Never on Sunday.
During the show;s run a military coup took place in her homeland,. She instantly expresse3d her opposition to the Regime of the3 Colonels and was barred from returning to Greece.
Greek Goddess imagines Mercouri's performnce at a rally to raise awareness of her country's non-democratic government.
Mercedes ans her musicians perform with passion, traqditional Greek songs and the themes from Mercouri's movies including Never on Sunday interspersed with folk tales, excerpts from her stage roles and stories from her colourful life, accompanied by piano, guitar and bouzouki.
Season: Tuesday June 27. 2017at 8pm.

The Crow Family

An urban parable abot families, scavengers and cake. The Crow Family tells the story of a woman living in the middle of the city next to a tree that smells of lemons.

In this tree lives a family of crows, but their home is threatened by developers looking to build inner city apartments where factories and shops used to be.
One day, the chid of the crows falls free fromn the nest, As night falls the neighbourhood cats move in for th kill. The woman intervenes and her encounter with the crows and their child transforms her life and ultimately transforms her.
Season: Tuesday August 1. 2017at 8pm.
Warning: The Crow Family contains sone strong coarse language and some depictioons of dysfunctional families. Recommended for ages 10 plus.

Mighty Wurlitzer Lux Radio Show

Join Kingston Arts as they cdelebrate Victorian Seniors Week with the magnificnet sounds of the Kingston City Hall's heritage listed Wurlitzer theare organ before the cast of Lux Radion take to the stage to thrill you with the classic radio show The mystery of the Hansom Cab.
Season: Thursday October 5 at 1pm.

Snotbottom's Stinky Silly Show

Mr Snotbottom is a disgusting kid's comedian brimming with all the gooey, smelly and yucky topics kids love; boogers, pop offs and smells!
Be repulsed by horrible stories, gross gags and just wrong routines in this roller-coaster of weirdness perfect for strange kids and their even stranger parentrs.
Season: Friday October 6. 2017 at 10.30am & 1pm.

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Latrobe Regional Performing Arts Centre
Bookings: 61 5176 1333

 

Music

The Adele & Amy Songbook

"Bloom" brings to you the songs of two amazing artists...Adele & Amy Winehouse.
Season: Saturday August 19. 2017 at 8.30pm

Theatre

Oliver

A musical based on the story of Oliver an orphan by Charles Dickens.
Season: July 21 - August 8. 2017

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Season: August 9. 2017 at 1.30pm & Thuursday August 19. 2017 at 4pm & 7.30pm

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Ballet.
Season: Saturday August 12. 2017 at 3pm.

Footloose the Musical

Presented by Flinders Christian College.

Season: Tuesday August 15 at 7pm and Wednesday August 16. 2017 at 7pm.

Cirque Africa


100 minute high energy African Circus Production "
Season: Thursday August 24. 2017 at 7.30pm

The Memo
235 Maroondah Hwy Healesville
Bookings: 61 3 5965 3511

Diary of a Wombat

See Australia;s cheekiest wombat on stage.

Millions of young people around the world have adored this award-winning picture book by Australian Children's Laurreate, Jackie French, and illustrator Bruce Whatley. Here on stage this delightful story is brilliantly brought to life through themagic of puppetry and live music.
Season: Friday July 14. 2017 at 2pm & 6.30pm.

MUSIC

ACO Collective - Death & the Maiden

The Australian Chamber Orchestra presents Death & the Maiden. Join multifaceted Swedish violinist Merlin Broman and ACO Collective for a delightfully inventive musical experience.
Crying-whether tears of happiness or grief-forms the central theme of this concert, inspired by one of the pillars o fchamber music, Sdhubert;s Death and the Maiden.

 

MILDURA ARTS CENTRE

Bookings: 03 5018 8322

 

Montrose Town Centre
Bookings: 03 9761 9133

 

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Mooroolbark Community Centre
Bookings: 6 3 872 5488

The Mystery of the Hansom Cab

Lux Radio Theatre presents.
Ignite your imagination with this iconic Melbourne whodunnit performed as a radio play on the Burrinja stage.
Season: Sunday Sunday July 2,2017 at 2pm. Venue: Mooroolbark Community Centre.

The Witches - Roland Dahl's captivating classic.

Wicked and wonderful. think you can ouwit a witch and outrun a mouse?
Season: Thursday July 6. 2017 at 2pm.

How to Tame Your Dragon

Come on a musical journey with the Whitehorse Orchestra into the fantasy world of the dragon. Featuring music from the movie How to Tame Your Dragon, this whimsical journey with ther Whitehorse Orchestra helps dragons of the screen set the stage on fore.
Season: Sunday July 9, 2017 at 1pm & 3pm.

The Magic Flute

Opera Australia

Each year Opera australia presents a national tour of a fully-staged opera specially designed to tour metropolitan, regional and remote communities across Australia on a mission to give people young and old their first opera experience.
Returning in 2017by popular demand, the fully-realised fifty minute version of Mozart's The Magic Flute is set to delight audiences all over the world.
The Magic Flute is a mysterious and wonderful tale, following four youngsters as they discovertheir own strengths and weaknesses and pass the test of true love, in a story of truth and light, friendship and forgiveness, all told with enchanting music.
Season: Thusday July 13. 2017 at 11am & 2pm.

 

 

 

National Theatre

Bookings: 61 3 9525 4611 & 132 849

BALLET

Swan Lake - Act 3.

The National Ballet school proudly presents a beaqutiful triple bill of classical ballet for their 2017 Gala performance.
Featuring Swan Lake - Act 3 - the most beautiful historic ballet of all time, this Gala will showcase the very best in the future of classical ballet.
Season: JUne 30 - July 2. 2017.

Dance Extravaganza

This contemporary dance showcase will delight audiences with an evening of explosive dynamic dance by the students of The National Theatre Ballet School with choreography by exceptional award-winning coreographers.
Season: September 22. 2017

The Nutcracker

Set on Christmas Eve, The Nutcracker takes audiences on a journey with or heroins Clara as she battles the Mouse KIng in a mystical world with many dearly loved characters such as the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy, the Prince and the elegant Snow Queen.
Season: December 8 - 10. 2017.

THEATRE

 

   

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

One of the most-read and famous children's books of all time. The Very Hungry Caterpillar emerges off the ppage in a masterful theatrical experience for the whole family. This Australian made show will excite, educate and entertain new readers and first-time theatre-goers, while for those who grew up with these books will delight in expereinceng one of the most popular children's book ever written.
Season: July 4 - 6. 2017.

Ned - A new Australian Musical in Concert

Ned tells the story of Ned Kelly as a young man, a brother, a son and a mate. Beyond the iconic bushranger into the heart and soul of a boy who grew up too quickly and died too young.
The world of Ned is that of the Ned Kelly clan, of warmth, humour and rousihng music.
Season: July 17. 2017.

An Oresteia

Your dad's dead, murdered at the hands of your mum's lover. Your sister is dead, sacrificed to the gods by your dad.
Your mum's dead, your little bro did that. Now he's gone mad and the people want his head.
Oh and they want you dead too. So watcha going to do?
The National Theatre Drama School graduatijng students present this trilogy of classic Greek tragedies on the main stage of The Ntional Theatee Melbourne.
Season: August 10 - 12. 2017

Blue Love

Infused with intense physical theatre, film and dance, Shaun Parker's Bluer Love is a poetic and satirical take on the clichés of pop culture, romance, coupledom and suburbia. From a fantastic place where TV doap meets art-houde film. Glenn and Rhonda Flune take the audience on an expedition in search of the perfect relationship.
Season: October 5. 2017.

 

 

 

   


   

 

Palais Theatre St. Kilda

Bookings: 61 3 136 100 or ticketmaster.com.au



The Next Symposium

Fun, Frivolity and some serious science.

When the samrtest minds come together to discuss, debate and demonstrate how innovations in science, technology and enginerring will fundamentally change the way we'll live, work and play, it's like having your own crystal ball to search into the future.
Next is itself a new inovation; a panel show live on stage but with the latest technologies connecting you to intellectual entertainment; fun, engaging and mind blowing. The inaugural show, presented by Lateral Events and The Royal Institution of Australia, will be held on Thursday August 31. 2017 at 7.30pm at the Palais Theatre.

The inaugural Next Symposium will cover a range of topics, including how the most advanced supercomputers may soon be as obsolete as a new industrial revolution evolves and quantum computers come to the fore. We'll discuss the viruses that have been frozen for many thousands of years in the permafrost being releaseed into the atmosphere due to climate change. Will this lead to uncomfortable pandemics? what are the next mindboggling advances to science, technology and engineering derived from the space race, and how will they affect our daily lives? Hoe will manotechnology revolutionise the way er administer drugs?
There will also be topics of the day. And any anything you care ti ask. It involves fun, frivolty, some serious science, interactivity and a lot to thing about.
The panel menbers for this inaugural show are:

Professor Alan Duffy. Astrophysicist who uses supercomputers to uncover he nature of dark matter and the key physical that govern the formation of the cosmos.

Professor Michele Simmons. Pioneer in atomic electronics and Quantum computing, Prof. Simmons established a large research group dedicated to the fabrication of atomic-scale devices in silicon using the atomic precision of a scaning tunnelling microscopy. Her group has developed the world's smallest transistor and the narrowest conducting wires in silicon made with atomic precision.

Dr Lisa harvey-Smith, Astronomer, ultramarathon runner and black hole wrangler. Research interests indlude the birth and death of stars and galaxy evolution.

Upulie Divisekera, Molecular biologist and specialist in nanotechnology, studied the generation of bespoke nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery and gene therapy.

Adam Spencer, A comedian, mathematician and for 15 years one of Australia's most respected, wittiest and most thought provoking breakfast radio commentators.

Ray Martin, Holding the panel together, five-time Gold Logie winner, legendary television journalist and presenter, live show host.
Please note. this is a livce panel show only, no video or podcast will be available.
Season: Thursday August 31. 2017. Tickets from $65. tickets www.lateralevents.com


 
 

 

PLENTY RANGES ARTS &
CONVENTION CENTRE

Bookings:61 3 9217 2317

Morning Melody

 

 

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Portland Arts Centre
Bookings: 61 3 5522 2363

Robert Blackwood Hall
Bookings: 61 3 9905 1111

 

 

Shirley Burke Theatre
64 Parkers Road Parkdale
Bookings: 9556 4440

The Exotic Lives of Lola Montez.

In 1855, the wildest showgirl of the ninetenth century, Lola Montez toured Australia. The scandal is legendary.

From Award-winning creators of the smash-hit national touring legend Caravan Burlesqe, the internationally adored Glory Box and the haunting drama The Flood, comes a brand new show decked in coutoure black lace, a thousand true lies, jaw-dropping dance, multi-award winning storytelling, sultry song and a death scene or three.
Starring triple Green Room Best Sctress Winner ( and direct descendent of Lola herself) Miss Caroline Lee and Parisian dance siren Holly Durant and direceted by the international Queen of Provocative Variety, Moira Finucane. The Exotic Lives of Lola MNontez is a widly contemporary dreamscape steaped in Australia history.
Season: Thursday September 19. 2017 at 8pm.

Shirley Valentine

When her best friend wins a Greek vacation for two, Shirley grasps he chance to head for the su, to rediscover herself, follow her dreams and renew her leade on life. With humour, waqrmth, sympathy and insight, Willy Russell brilliantly shows Shirley breaking out of the mould in ehich she was cast by society.
Season: Tuesday October 25 at 1pm & Wednesday October 25 at 8pm

 

 

Swan Hill Town Hall

Bookings: 61 3 5036 2444


Esso BHP Billiton
Wellington Entertainment Centre


Bookings: 61 3 5143 3200

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UPPER YARRA ARTS CENTRE

WARBURTON
Bookings: 03 5966 4500

 

 

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Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

Bookings: 61 3 5722 8105

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Warrnambool Regional Performing Arts &
Conference Centre

Bookings: 61 3 5561 5233

 

 

 

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WEST GIPPSLAND ARTS CENTRE

Bookings: 61 3 5624 2456

 

Westside Performing Arts Centre Shepparton
Bookings: 61 3 5832 9511

Williamstown Town Hall
Bookings: www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au

 

 

WHITEHORSE CENTRE

Bookings: 61 3 9262 6555

 

Theatre

2017 Season

 

Thérèse Raquin

is a superb examination of corrupted morals, set in the notoriously dingy backstreets of Paris in the late 19th century.
Thêrèse lives a life of servitude and is married off to her sickly cousin in a loveless arranged marriage. But her life suddnely turned around when her husband's friend Laurent arrives and they begin a passionate, feverish affair.
What follows in this masterpiece of French literature makes fr a gripping corseted thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat.
Season: Friday July 14. 2017 at 8pm Saturday July 15. 2017 at 2pm & 8pm.

Exposing Edith

Winner of the Best CabaretAdelaide Fringe 2016 and nominated for a Helpmmann Award, Exposing Edith chartsd the life f arguably the greatest French singer of all time, Edith Piaf. Experience her life,loves and losses through the songs that shot her to stardom.
Season: Friday July 21. 2017 at 8pm.

Bakersfield Mist

Is the true value of art in the eyes of the beholder?

Maud, an unemplyed bartender, has bought a painting for a few bucks fro an op shop. Despite alnost trashing it she thinks it's a Kackson Pollock worht millions. In fact she's certain it is. but when a world-class art expert, Lionel Percy, flies over from New York, and arrives at her trailer park home in Bakersfield tpo authenticate the painting, he really has no idea what he is about to discover.
Based on a true story, Bakersfield Mist is a comedy set in the present day.
Season: Friday September 12017 & Saturday September 2. 2017 at 2pm & 8pm

The Wharf Revue

Australians all let us rejoice for the return of The Wharf Revue.
The unstoppable comedic minds of Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe ans Phillip Scott have been keeping the nation's political culteral leaders on their metaphorical toes since efore Sydney hosted the Olympics.
In 2017, they return with an all-new, up-to-the-minute dose of side-splitting sketches and rib-tickling songs. From the highs to the lows. from the good to the bad to the ugly, this will be a parade of the year's most memorable characters and the moments they prefer to forget.
Season: Thursday October 19 at 8pm (post-show Q&A)Friday October 20 at 8pm & Saturday Octoeber 21. 2017 at 8pm.

Les Miserables

After 19 years on the chain gang, Jean Valjean finds that the ticket-of-leave he must display condemns him to be an outcast. Only the Bishop of Digne treats him kindly and Valjean, embittered by years of hardship, repays him by stealing some silver. Valjean is caught and brought back by the policeand is astonished when the Bishop lies to the police to save him. Valjean decides to start iofe anew.
This start is successful except for polise inspector Javert who is unbending in pursuit of his duties.

In act 2 students prepare a barricade and surprisingly this is where life copies art. The People's Song aung to stir up the revolution has been twice copied in real revolutions. Once in Hong Kong where student erected barricades and young 11 year old lead the singing of The Peoples Song and in Kiev, Ukraine in the Orange Revolution the public erected barrcades and in Ukrainian snag The People's Song. An amended version eas sung by a flash mob at Knox sity Mall outside McDonalds against the planned McDonalds restaurant in Tecoma.
Season: October 28 - November 12. 2017.

 

Music

2017 Season


Tenori - The Tuxedo Tour

Tenori's exciting performance employs the talents of powerhouse singers David Kidd, CraigAtkinson and Andrew Pryor. These polished professionals know exactly how to put on a dynamic, uplifting and hugely entertaining show. They bring fun and sophistication to classics from the worlds of Opera, MusicTheatre and Jazz. Individually they have beautiful voices; together they sing like the band of brothers they are, with cameraderie and precision that more than a decade of harmonisin together brings.
Season: Wednseday June 21. 2017 at 11am Approx 1 hour 15 minues n interval

Always Patsy Cline

based on a true story.

Celebrates the life and music of one of the greatest female vocalists of all time with one of America's most loved mudicals Always Patsy Cline is more than a tribute to the legendary country singer; it is a true story based on Cline's friendship with a fan from Houston Texas named Louise Seger, this friendship began in a Texas honky-tonk in 1961 and continued in a correspndence until Cline's tragic death in 1963.
Season: Friday June 23. 2017 at 8pm. Saturday June 24, 2017 at 2pm & 8pm.

Great Composer's of London's West End

Philip Gould heads a talented cast of performers in this wonderful narrative tribute to Lloyd Weber, elton John, Richard Rogers and many mkore great composers whoe music has shone on the London stage. Joining him will be Michelle Fitzmaurce and Philip Wheeldon with Robym Wommersley on piano. Musicals such as Evita, Cats, Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables will be highlighted in this great show in what will be a feast for all musical theatre lovers.
Season: Wednesday July 19. 2017 at 11am Approx 1 hour 15 minues no interval.

Kings of Croon

This intimate show is a dynamic blend of musical talent and awe-inspiring performance and brings together Scott Irwin, Serek Metzger and Ian Stenlake. Boasting palpable charm and breathtaking voices, these tuxedo-clad crooernrsbring back the classics. Vegas-like lounge show with a dynamic modern twist. Join them as they pay homage to artists such as Andy Williams, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin and so many more in a snappy, stylish production that will entertain annd leave you wanting more!
Season: Wednesday August 30. 2017 at 11am apperox 1 hour 15 minutes no interval.

Denis Walter

Denis Walter has been entertaining audiences for 45 years in addition to hosting radio. Denis still finds time for many singing and hosting performances each year. A big part of his career is the connection to Christmas where Denis has been a guest on Carols by Candle Light over 30 times.
Season: Wednesday December 13. 2017 at 11am approx 1 hour and 15 minutes no interval.

Mirusua- From the Heart

André Rieu's Angel of Australia

Australian soprano Mirusia will present her new concert From the Heart. Let the 'Angel of Australia' touch your heart with her songs about the heart - be it those full of love, those still looking for love or hearts broken by love.
At a young age Mirusa was discovered by André Rieu and has performed around the world with him for 10 years. While touring with André she has had her own successful solo career and has toured internationally with her own chamber orchestra.
The most beautiful music from celebrated musicals and classical melodies are the common thread in Mirusia's repertoire. With her rendition of famous songs and her own sompositions she captures many hearts.
Season: September 15, 2017 & 16, 2017 at 8pm.

Letters from Tchaikovsky

Virtuosic and intimate, passionate and lyrical, the music of Tchaikovsky is pure Romanticism.
This program is a wonderful opportunity to hear the extraordinary talents of Melbourne Chamber Ordhestra's string musicians at their best - with Tshaivkosky's breathaking showpiece for string orshestra, the Serenade for Strings, the charming Album for the Young and Souvenir d'un lieu cher, imaginative variations by Arensky and witth dancers bu Shostakovich.
Season: Thursday November 14. 2017 at 8pm.

Childrens Theatre

Mr Stink

It all starts when Chloe, just about the lonliest girl in the world, makes friends with Mr Stink, the local tramp. Sure he smells a bit but he's the only person who's ever been nice to her., So when mr Mr Stink needa a place to stay, chloe decides to hide him in the garden shed.
Now Chloe's got to make sure that no one finds out her secret, but she's about to learn that some secrets ahve a way of leading to disaster. And speaking of secrets, there just might be more to Mr Stink than meets the eye...or th nose.
Season: Tuesday April 11. 2017 at 12pm & 2pm.

We're Going on a Bear Hunt - live on stage!

This os the wonderful story of a family out for a walk and on the lookout for a growling bear.

They have to march through long swishy grass, wade through thick gloopy mud and even battle a snow storm before entering a big dark cave where maybe they will finally spot the glinty wet eyes of a slobbering, gigantic bear winking at them through the blackness.
Season: Tuesday July 11. 2017 at 10am & 12pm.

Horrible Harriet

Look out! Here comes Horrible Harriet! She's wicked. wild and wonderful! horibble Harriet lives in the roof of her school and keeps eachers chained in the cellar to do her homework. Harriet and the other children con't see eye to eye - but all Harriet wants is a friend.
When Athol Egghead lands in his hot-air balloon, Harriet finally meetssomeone who understands her. The Mr Chicken arrives to disrupt the whole show! Fortunately Horrible Harriet knows how to handle him..or does she?
Season: Monday September 25. 2017 at 12pm & 2pm.

 

 

   
   

Wonthaggi Community Arts Centre

Bookings: 61 3 5672 1083

Picasso's on Graham Wonthaggi
Bookings 61 3 5672 5871

 

Wyndham Culteral Centre
Bookings: 61 3 9741 9500

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Canberra Theatre Centre
Bookings:61 2 6275 2700

 

Darwin Entertainment Centre

The Marriage of Figaro

Performed in English with a live chamber orchestra The Marriage of Figaro is designed to captivate audiences od all ages across Queensland, Northern Territory and West Australia.
Not only does each town have the opportunity to attend the opera, younger residents also have the chance to become part of the cast. Opera australia is continuing its community engagement program, providing hundreds of children the chance to be traiend and perform with the third-busiest opera company in the world through the Regional Children;s Chorus program. Local children will learn to sing music from The Marriage of Figaro ahead of the opera arriving in their town. They'll lthen rehearse with the artists and join them on stage in costume as part of the performance.
The cast of The Marriage of Figaro includes some of Opera Australioa's finest principal artists plus a live touring chamber orchestra under the baton of conductor Simon Kenway. The local Children's Chorus in each centre will be under the direction of Opera Australia's Regional Chorus Master Josh van Konkelenberg, supported by the local choior leaders.

Season: Thursday August 19 at 1pm & Friday August 11 at 7.30pm.

 

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Albury Convention & Performing Arts Centre

 

 

Riverina Theatre: 61 2 6931 9466

BATHURST MEMORIAL
ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE
Bookings: 61 2 6333 6161

 

Laycock Street Theatre
Gosford

 

 

 

Griffith Regional Theatre
Bookings: 61 2 6961 8369

Civic Theatre
Newcastle
Bookings: 61 2 4929 1977

 

 

Orange Civic Theatre

 

The Glasshouse
Port Macquarie

 

Panthers-Evan Theatre
Penrith
Bookings: 61 2 136100

 

 

Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre

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Illawara Performing Arts Centre
Wollongong
Bookings: www.wec.org.au

 

 

Burnie Arts & Function Centre
Bookings: 61 3 6430 5850

 

Hobart Federation Concert Hall

Carmen

In 2017 Victorian Opera is teaming up with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra to present a star-studded concrt peformance of Bizet's opera Carmen on the stage of federation Concert Hall.
Under the baton of Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Chief Conductor and Artistic Director Marko Letonja, the international cast includes Bena Maximova in the title role with Marcelo Puente as Don José, Teddy Tahu rhodes as Escamillo and Emma Pearson as Michaëla/
Season: August 11- 13. 2017


 

HOBART Theatre Royal

Bookings: 61 3 6233 2299

 


 

Launceston Princess Theatre
Bookings: 61 3 6323 3666

 


The Umbilical Brothers

The Umbilical Brothers are an international comedy phenomenon who have so far won a couple of BAFTAs. an Emmy, the Crisitcs' Choice ar Edinburgh Fringe and the Helpmann Award for the Best Comedy Performers. They have performed in 37 countries with five different shows. Now they are returning home with one ofr their most beloved ones Speedmouse.
Full of the stuff you love best, Speednouse is a live action, fast paced, rewind, slow motion, frame-by-frame adventure where two men create the impossibe out ofr a microphone and an unique physical ability that has no equal.
Season: Sunday July 16. 2017 at 8pm

Queen - it's time to rock

Queen - It's a Kinda Magic recreates Queen's 1986 World Tour oncert, featuring more than 20 of the band's greatest hits such as We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, We Are the Champions, Under Pressure and Fat-Bottomed Girls.
Painstaking attention has been paid to the music - the iconic voice of Mercury, the amazing guitar solos of May and the groundbreaking rock harmonies.
Season: August 14. 2017.

Bakersfield Mist

Is the true value of art in the eyes of the beholder?

Maud, an unemplyed bartender, has bought a painting for a few bucks fro an op shop. Despite alnost trashing it she thinks it's a Kackson Pollock worht millions. In fact she's certain it is. but when a world-class art expert, Lionel Percy, flies over from New York, and arrives at her trailer park home in Bakersfield tpo authenticate the painting, he really has no idea what he is about to discover.
Based on a true story, Bakersfield Mist is a comedy set in the present day.

September 12. 2017

 

Earl's Art Centre


The Umbilical Brothers

International comedy phenomenon The Umbilical Brothers are back in Launceston, direct from another off-Broadway season in New York, with theur most beloved live show.
Season: July 16, 2017.

Diary of a Wombat

See Australia;s cheekiest wombat on stage.

Millions of young people around the world have adored this award-winning picture book by Australian Children's Laurreate, Jackie French, and illustrator Bruce Whatley. Here on stage this delightful story is brilliantly brought to life through themagic of puppetry and live music.
Season: August 15 & 16. 2017


 

Sydney Comedy Festival

The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase will be tearing up the freewys of Australia for the fifth year in a row to bring the créme de la créme of the 2017 Festival right to your doorstop in Launceston.
Season: October 20. 2017

 


Cairns Civic Theatre
Bookings: 61 7 4050 7777

 

 

 

Cairns Centre of Contemporary Arts

Cirque Africa

Coming to Cairns for the very first time, Cirque Africa features the world renowned African troupe consisting of 25 performing artists from six African countries including acrobats, musicinas and contortionists, performing an 100 minute awe-inspiring show.
Season: June 22 - July 1. 2017

Cairns Dinner Theatre

 

 

Cairns Little Theatre

Rondo Theatre
48 Greenslopes St. Edge Hill

 

Tanks Arts Centre
46 Collins Avenue Edge Hill
Cairns
Bookings: 61 7 4032 6600

 

 

 

Munro Martin Parklands
Cnr Sheridan & Florence Streets Cairns

The Royal Ballet

Queensland Performing Arts centre and Cairns Regional Council are proud to announce for the first time performing in Cairns, The royal Ballet staging a very special gala performance at Muinro Martin Parklands on Wedncesday July 12. 2017
Featurig an ensemble of dancers from the company, the Cairns Gala Performance will feature beautiful solos and duos fron the company's broad repertoire including Swan Lake, Le Corsaire, Don Quixote and Romeo and Juliet.
Seasopn: Saturday August 5 at 7pm

The Marriage of Figaro

Performed in English with a live chamber orchestra The Marriage of Figaro is designed to captivate audiences od all ages across Queensland, Northern Territory and West Australia.
Not only does each town have the opportunity to attend the opera, younger residents also have the chance to become part of the cast. Opera australia is continuing its community engagement program, providing hundreds of children the chance to be traiend and perform with the third-busiest opera company in the world through the Regional Children;s Chorus program. Local children will learn to sing music from The Marriage of Figaro ahead of the opera arriving in their town. They'll lthen rehearse with the artists and join them on stage in costume as part of the performance.
The cast of The Marriage of Figaro includes some of Opera Australioa's finest principal artists plus a live touring chamber orchestra under the baton of conductor Simon Kenway. The local Children's Chorus in each centre will be under the direction of Opera Australia's Regional Chorus Master Josh van Konkelenberg, supported by the local choir leaders.

 

 

 

 

The Events Centre
Caloundra

 

Rewdlands Performing Arts Centre
Cleveland

 

 


EMPIRE THEATRE
Bookings: 1300 655 299

Gladstone Entertainment Centre
Gladstone

 

 

Gold Coast Arts Centre
Bookings: 61 7 5588 4000

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The Marriage of Figaro

Performed in English with a live chamber orchestra The Marriage of Figaro is designed to captivate audiences od all ages across Queensland, Northern Territory and West Australia.
Not only does each town have the opportunity to attend the opera, younger residents also have the chance to become part of the cast. Opera australia is continuing its community engagement program, providing hundreds of children the chance to be traiend and perform with the third-busiest opera company in the world through the Regional Children;s Chorus program. Local children will learn to sing music from The Marriage of Figaro ahead of the opera arriving in their town. They'll lthen rehearse with the artists and join them on stage in costume as part of the performance.
The cast of The Marriage of Figaro includes some of Opera Australioa's finest principal artists plus a live touring chamber orchestra under the baton of conductor Simon Kenway. The local Children's Chorus in each centre will be under the direction of Opera Australia's Regional Chorus Master Josh van Konkelenberg, supported by the local choir leaders.
Season: Thursday July 20 at 7.30pm, Friday July 21 at 7.30pm, Saturday July 22 at 1.30pm

The Hilton Hotel
Cairns.
Bookings:Ticket Link

 

 

Jute Theatre Cairns
Bookings: 1300 855 835

 

 

Karnak Theatre Mossman
Bookings: 61 7 4098 9555

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Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre
Bookings: 61 7 491 9700

 

 

Pilbeam Theatre Rockhampton
Bookings: 61 7 4927 4111

The Marriage of Figaro

Performed in English with a live chamber orchestra The Marriage of Figaro is designed to captivate audiences od all ages across Queensland, Northern Territory and West Australia.
Not only does each town have the opportunity to attend the opera, younger residents also have the chance to become part of the cast. Opera australia is continuing its community engagement program, providing hundreds of children the chance to be traiend and perform with the third-busiest opera company in the world through the Regional Children;s Chorus program. Local children will learn to sing music from The Marriage of Figaro ahead of the opera arriving in their town. They'll lthen rehearse with the artists and join them on stage in costume as part of the performance.
The cast of The Marriage of Figaro includes some of Opera Australioa's finest principal artists plus a live touring chamber orchestra under the baton of conductor Simon Kenway. The local Children's Chorus in each centre will be under the direction of Opera Australia's Regional Chorus Master Josh van Konkelenberg, supported by the local choir leaders.
Seasin: Wednesday July 12 at 7.30pm

 


Townsville Civic Centre
Bookings:61 7 4727 9797

The Marriage of Figaro

Performed in English with a live chamber orchestra The Marriage of Figaro is designed to captivate audiences od all ages across Queensland, Northern Territory and West Australia.
Not only does each town have the opportunity to attend the opera, younger residents also have the chance to become part of the cast. Opera australia is continuing its community engagement program, providing hundreds of children the chance to be traiend and perform with the third-busiest opera company in the world through the Regional Children;s Chorus program. Local children will learn to sing music from The Marriage of Figaro ahead of the opera arriving in their town. They'll lthen rehearse with the artists and join them on stage in costume as part of the performance.
The cast of The Marriage of Figaro includes some of Opera Australioa's finest principal artists plus a live touring chamber orchestra under the baton of conductor Simon Kenway. The local Children's Chorus in each centre will be under the direction of Opera Australia's Regional Chorus Master Josh van Konkelenberg, supported by the local choir leaders.
Season: Friday July 14 at 7.30pm & Saturday July 15 at 7.30pm

 

 

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Adelaide Festival Centre
Bookings: Bass 131 246

 

 

Bangarra Dance Theatre

Barossa Arts & Convention Centre
Bookings: 61 8 8561 4299

 

Her Majesty's Theatre Adelaide

 

 

Mt. Gambier Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre

Bookings:61 8 8723 8741


Noarlunga - Hopgood Theatre
Bookings: 61 8 8207 3977

 

 

Port Lincoln
NAUTILUS THEATRE
Bookings: 61 8 8683 5088

 

US THEATRE
Bookings: 61 8 8683 5088



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Pt. Pirie Keith Michell Theatre
Bookings: 8633 8500

 

Renmark Chaffey Theatre
Bookings: 8586 1800

 

 

Tanunda Brenton Langbein Theatre
Bookings: 8563 0205

 

 

 

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Whyalla Middleback Theatre
Bookings: 8644 7300


 

 




Dunstan Playhouse Adelaide Festival Centre
Bookings: 131 246

Northern Territory

Darwin Entertainment Centre

The Marriage of Figaro

Performed in English with a live chamber orchestra The Marriage of Figaro is designed to captivate audiences od all ages across Queensland, Northern Territory and West Australia.
Not only does each town have the opportunity to attend the opera, younger residents also have the chance to become part of the cast. Opera australia is continuing its community engagement program, providing hundreds of children the chance to be traiend and perform with the third-busiest opera company in the world through the Regional Children;s Chorus program. Local children will learn to sing music from The Marriage of Figaro ahead of the opera arriving in their town. They'll lthen rehearse with the artists and join them on stage in costume as part of the performance.
The cast of The Marriage of Figaro includes some of Opera Australioa's finest principal artists plus a live touring chamber orchestra under the baton of conductor Simon Kenway. The local Children's Chorus in each centre will be under the direction of Opera Australia's Regional Chorus Master Josh van Konkelenberg, supported by the local choir leaders.
Season: Thursday August 10 at 1pm & FRriday August 11 at 7.30pm

 

 



His Majesty's Theatre
Perth.
Bookings: 61 08 925 0900



 

Regal Theatre
Bookings: 61 8 9484 1133
Regal Theatre

Albany Entertainment Centre
Bookings: 61 08 9844 5000

The Marriage of Figaro

Performed in English with a live chamber orchestra The Marriage of Figaro is designed to captivate audiences od all ages across Queensland, Northern Territory and West Australia.
Not only does each town have the opportunity to attend the opera, younger residents also have the chance to become part of the cast. Opera australia is continuing its community engagement program, providing hundreds of children the chance to be traiend and perform with the third-busiest opera company in the world through the Regional Children;s Chorus program. Local children will learn to sing music from The Marriage of Figaro ahead of the opera arriving in their town. They'll lthen rehearse with the artists and join them on stage in costume as part of the performance.
The cast of The Marriage of Figaro includes some of Opera Australioa's finest principal artists plus a live touring chamber orchestra under the baton of conductor Simon Kenway. The local Children's Chorus in each centre will be under the direction of Opera Australia's Regional Chorus Master Josh van Konkelenberg, supported by the local choir leaders.
Season: Tuesday August 15 at 7.30pm

 


Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre Bunbury
Bookings 1300 661 272

The Marriage of Figaro

Performed in English with a live chamber orchestra The Marriage of Figaro is designed to captivate audiences od all ages across Queensland, Northern Territory and West Australia.
Not only does each town have the opportunity to attend the opera, younger residents also have the chance to become part of the cast. Opera australia is continuing its community engagement program, providing hundreds of children the chance to be traiend and perform with the third-busiest opera company in the world through the Regional Children;s Chorus program. Local children will learn to sing music from The Marriage of Figaro ahead of the opera arriving in their town. They'll lthen rehearse with the artists and join them on stage in costume as part of the performance.
The cast of The Marriage of Figaro includes some of Opera Australioa's finest principal artists plus a live touring chamber orchestra under the baton of conductor Simon Kenway. The local Children's Chorus in each centre will be under the direction of Opera Australia's Regional Chorus Master Josh van Konkelenberg, supported by the local choir leaders.
Season: Thursday August 17 at 7.30pm


 

Carnarvon Civic Centre
Bookings: 61 8 9941 1146
Carnavon Civic Centre

 

Geraldton - Queens Park Theatre Geraldton
Bookings: 61 8 9956 6662


The Marriage of Figaro

Performed in English with a live chamber orchestra The Marriage of Figaro is designed to captivate audiences od all ages across Queensland, Northern Territory and West Australia.
Not only does each town have the opportunity to attend the opera, younger residents also have the chance to become part of the cast. Opera australia is continuing its community engagement program, providing hundreds of children the chance to be traiend and perform with the third-busiest opera company in the world through the Regional Children;s Chorus program. Local children will learn to sing music from The Marriage of Figaro ahead of the opera arriving in their town. They'll lthen rehearse with the artists and join them on stage in costume as part of the performance.
The cast of The Marriage of Figaro includes some of Opera Australioa's finest principal artists plus a live touring chamber orchestra under the baton of conductor Simon Kenway. The local Children's Chorus in each centre will be under the direction of Opera Australia's Regional Chorus Master Josh van Konkelenberg, supported by the local choir leaders.
Season: Tuesday August 22 at 7.30pm

 


 

 

Esperance Civic Centre
Bookings: 61 8 9083 1566
Esperance Civic Centre

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Karawatha Walkington Theatre
Bookings: 61 8 9159 6860
Karratha - Walkington Theatre

 

 

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Kalgoorlie Goldfields Arts Centre
Kalgoolie Goldfields Arts Centre

 

 

Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
Bookings: 61 8 9550 3900
Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

The Marriage of Figaro

Performed in English with a live chamber orchestra The Marriage of Figaro is designed to captivate audiences od all ages across Queensland, Northern Territory and West Australia.
Not only does each town have the opportunity to attend the opera, younger residents also have the chance to become part of the cast. Opera australia is continuing its community engagement program, providing hundreds of children the chance to be traiend and perform with the third-busiest opera company in the world through the Regional Children;s Chorus program. Local children will learn to sing music from The Marriage of Figaro ahead of the opera arriving in their town. They'll lthen rehearse with the artists and join them on stage in costume as part of the performance.
The cast of The Marriage of Figaro includes some of Opera Australioa's finest principal artists plus a live touring chamber orchestra under the baton of conductor Simon Kenway. The local Children's Chorus in each centre will be under the direction of Opera Australia's Regional Chorus Master Josh van Konkelenberg, supported by the local choir leaders.
Season: Saturday August 18 at 7.30pm

 

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Margaret River Culteral Centre
Bookings: 61 8 9758 7316

 

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Matt Dann Culteral Centre Port Headland
Bookings: 61 8 9140 1053
Matt Dann Culteral Centre - Port Hedland

 

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Regal Theatre

 

 

 

 

 

 



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