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,…
Editor's Choice Event Series Rinaldo

Pinchgut Opera: Rinaldo

City Recital Hall Sydney, NSW, Australia
Rinaldo was Handel’s first opera for London, a theatrical spectacle written when he was a 25-year-old rising star fresh off the boat from the continent. A tale of crusaders versus the infidel, it’s full of magic, monsters and mistaken identities, with a score chock-full of hits. For Pinchgut’s first foray…
Editor's Choice Event Series Chicago

John Frost and Suzanne Jones: Chicago

Crown Theatre Great Eastern Hwy, Perth, WA, Australia
Murder, greed, corruption . . . and All that Jazz! Set in 1920’s Chicago, playground of Al Capone, Kander and Ebb’s 1975 musical is a corrosively funny satire of America’s justice system and media circus, as well as a love song to showbiz. Ann Reinking’s sleek 1996 Broadway revival is back for…
Event Series Tina – The Tina Turner Musical

TEG Dainty: Tina – The Tina Turner Musical

Theatre Royal, Sydney 108 King St, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Direct from Broadway, this smash-hit musical phenomenon is a celebration of an unstoppable woman who became the Queen of Rock n’ Roll. With 37 award nominations including Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) and Best Musical (Tony Awards), this heart-pumping production is guaranteed to raise the roof at Theatre Royal Sydney…
Event Series The History of the Devil

Polymorphic Productions: The History of the Devil

Metro Arts 111 Boundary St, West End, QLD, Australia
In Clive Barker's frequently fantastic and often grotesque The History of the Devil, a lovelorn Satan is sick and tired of living in Hell. He bemoans the loss of his angel-wings, his freedom of flight, his elegance, and grace. And he misses God. So, he calls a trial, his appeal,…


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