Events

Find events on this page, such as audio described theatre shows, blind cricket competitions, Vision Australia client days and more. Filter events by using the drop down box to select what “type” of event, and/or by “state”.
14 March, 2020
The Canberra Theatre – The Playhouse, Civic Square, London Circuit
Canberra
ACT
On his birthday all he wants is a low-key celebration with his wife and three children. But when one of his daughters, a left-wing activist, brings home an asylum seeker on the run from Nauru, old resentments start to resurface. At this family gathering, their values are laid bare. Politics, religion, sex - no topic is off the table.
14 March, 2020
Her Majesty's Theatre, 219 Exhibition St
Melbourne
VIC
Join Shrek, our unlikely hero, and his noble steed Donkey as they set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona from her tower, guarded by a fire breathing love-sick dragon. Add the vertically challenged Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits, and a biscuit with attitude, and you’ve got an irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance, guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages!
21 March, 2020
Regent Theatre, 191 Collins St
Melbourne
VIC
Set in a northern town during the miners’ strike of 1984/5, the show follows Billy’s journey from boxing ring to ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that unites his family, inspires his community and changes his life forever.
28 March, 2020
Southbank Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne 100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne
VIC
Colin is Australia’s most successful screenwriter, but since moving from Melbourne with his wife Kate he’s been faced with a choice between art and commerce that will define his career forever. Meanwhile, Kate’s star is on the ascent and her latest publication has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Fame and fortune are there for the taking, but big surprises are in store for them both.
02 April, 2020
Ensemble Theatre, 78 McDougall Street
Kirribilli
NSW
Recently retired from a high-flying career, Steve passes the family business over to his son Jimmy. But his eldest son Luke, an engineer with more of an interest in algebra than AFL, has never quite seen eye-to-eye with his dad and they haven’t spoken in eight years. When Steve suddenly falls ill, time is running out to repair their broken relationship – and Luke and Jimmy will have to go to extreme lengths to fulfil their father’s final wishes.
04 April, 2020
Billie Brown Theatre, 78 Montague Street
South Brisbane
QLD
Scotty has it all: a multimillion-dollar loft in downtown Manhattan, a high-flying Wall Street job, and he’s about to marry the perfect fiancée, who also happens to be loaded. But when he meets trans performance artist Dexie, he discovers he wants something more. A friend? A confidante? A lover?
18 April, 2020
The Canberra Theatre – The Playhouse, Civic Square, London Circuit
Canberra
ACT
Inside the glamorous court of Denmark in the 1960s, a family is torn apart by murder and betrayal. Outside, a country is threatened by Norway. And at the centre of this struggle is a man brimming with anguish. Hamlet is a portrait of a young man struggling with the death of his father, his mother’s hasty remarriage to his uncle, and the vision of his father’s ghost looming in his mind’s eye. A story of revenge, passion and deception, this is a Hamlet for our time.
18 April, 2020
The State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne
VIC
With a story that has captivated audiences around the world for over 200 years, Dangerous Liaisons is a hedonistic tale of love, virtue and humanity, reimagined into a dramatic new ballet for mature audiences.
22 April, 2020
Fleet Steps, Mrs Macquaries Point
Sydney
NSW
Violetta is the life of every party. A courtesan with a heart of gold, she’s free and free-spirited. Could a little love change everything? Verdi’s score offers flying melodies, rousing drinking songs and heartbreaking duets. Brian Castles-Onion conducts the opera, with a live orchestra hidden under the stage.
25 April, 2020
RAC Arena, 700 Wellington Street, Perth
WA