Event Series Dirty Birds

Black Swan Theatre Company of WA: Dirty Birds

Heath Ledger Theatre 174 William Street, Perth, WA, Australia
Blurring the lines between truth and fiction, journey through the past, present, real and absurd, as two big-hearted ‘losers’ carve out a place for themselves in a new world. Sisters, Mary and Martha, must leave their humble abode. Food is scarce, bills haven’t been paid, and nature is giving them…
Editor's Choice Event Series Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Melbourne Theatre Company: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Arts Centre Melbourne Melbourne, VIC, Australia
It’s 1959. In a small, run-down bar in Philadelphia, Billie Holliday gives one of her final performances, a few months before her death at age 44. As the jazz songs and standards flow, so do the reminiscences. Zahra Newman stars in Lanie Robertson’s musical play, directed by Mitchell Butel. When…
Editor's Choice Event Series A Very Jewish Christmas Carol

Melbourne Theatre Company: A Very Jewish Christmas Carol

Southbank Theatre Southbank, VIC, Australia
Elysheva Scroogeavitz inherited a bakery from her grandmother Bubi but has run it into the ground. Her family is adamant that she needs to close its doors. However, Ely is not letting anything get in the way of fulfilling customer demand for her Bubi’s famous Polish gingerbread. Not her family’s impending Chrismukkah celebrations, not the imminent…
Editor's Choice Event Series China National Symphony Orchestra

Ausfeng Group: China National Symphony Orchestra

Arts Centre Melbourne Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Hailed as a “meticulously drilled ensemble” by The Washington Post, the 80-strong China National Symphony Orchestra returns to Australia with a selection of eastern and western masterpieces, including the Dance of the Yao People by Liú Tiěshān and Máo Yuán, The Butterfly Lovers by He Zhanhao and Chen Gang, and…

The Song Company: Hark!

St Francis Xavier Cathedral, Wollongong 36 Harbour St, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
Start the festive season with well-loved carols and heart-melting harmonies. A Christmas concert for the whole family to enjoy together in Sydney and Wollongong. The Song Company Christmas Carol program Hark! will be presented three times in Sydney and for the first in Wollongong.
Editor's Choice Event Series A Christmas Carol

GWB Entertainment: A Christmas Carol

Comedy Theatre 240 Exhibition St,, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Following last year’s sold-out season, Matthew Warchus’s Old Vic production of A Christmas Carol, based on Charles Dickens’ 1843 novella, returns to Melbourne. This year, Owen Teale (Game of Thrones, Line of Duty) plays Ebenezer Scrooge, a role he performed in London in 2022. In a four-star review of last year’s Melbourne production, Limelight called the play “heartwarming holiday-season entertainment” and…
Event Series Elvis – A Musical Revolution

Adaptivity Theatre Company: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Theatre Royal, Hobart 29 Campbell Street, Hobart, TAS, Australia
This contemporary adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which received three nominations for the 2023 Tasmanian Theatre Awards, retains William Shakespeare’s original text, while reframing the narrative action around the central characters of Cynthia, a mother in her forties diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease, her husband Sebastian Goodfellow and…
Event Series Wicked

John Frost for Crossroads Live Australia: Wicked

Sydney Lyric Theatre 55 Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont, NSW, Australia
The Broadway sensation Wicked looks at what happened in the Land of Oz… but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin, who is smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular,…
Event Series Insert Self

L2R Dance: Insert Self

Chunky Move Studios 111 Sturt St, Southbank, VIC, Australia
Insert Self is a fresh new dance work from L2R Dance exploring cultural heritage, collective experiences and street dance forms. It features seven talented emerging and professional dancers, alongside accomplished choreographers Jayden Wall and David Prakash. This isn’t just dance; it’s a journey to the crossroads of hip hop and…
Event Series Metaverse of Magic

JONES Theatrical Group: Metaverse of Magic

Canberra Theatre Centre Canberra, ACT, Australia
Bringing together the most renowned magicians from around the globe, this game-changing theatrical epic combines breathtaking illusions, stunning stagecraft and cutting-edge technology in an astounding extravaganza that has something for everyone. By using your personal smart device, you’ll have the unique opportunity to actively take part in the performance. Joining forces…
Event Series The Merchant of Venice

Melbourne Shakespeare Company: The Merchant of Venice

St Kilda Botanical Gardens 11 Herbert St, St Kilda, VIC, Australia
Rare opportunity to see a new musical reimagining of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. Melbourne Shakespeare Company will return to the Rose Garden this December, revitalising one of Shakespeare's rarely produced comedies; The Merchant of Venice. This innovative reimagining combines the rich language of the iconic play with the vibrant…
Event Series PreHysterical

Head First Acrobats: PreHysterical

Festival Park - The Vault Testing Grounds Market Sq, Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
A multi-award-winning show for little and big kids alike, PreHysterical follows three foolish Neanderthals as they struggle to survive, taking its audience through an action-packed hour of incredible circus while they avoid predators, navigate severe environments, and learn to work together. Complete with hilarious slapstick comedy for the kids, and…


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