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”.
09 May, 2020
Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House
Sydney
NSW
Judy is a picture-perfect ‘50s housewife. She spends her days making the perfect devilled eggs, mixing the perfect Screwdrivers and being the perfect homemaker to her husband Johnny. They’re totally happy with their pastel-hued life. The only problem is, it’s not the 1950s, it’s now, and their dream world is about to come crashing down in hilarious style.
14 May, 2020
Ensemble Theatre, 78 McDougall Street
Kirribilli
NSW
Cut-throat journalist Jez Connell is out for her next sting. It’s been a year since she brought down one of TV’s most lauded stars and now she’s got Michael King, the darling of public radio, in her sights. This time, it’s personal. Michael is at the top of the ratings with his popular morning political program, a shelf of bestselling history books and an over-flowing dinner speaking schedule. He’s a Walkley award-winning national treasure. Nothing can bring him down…expect maybe a #metoo scandal.
16 May, 2020
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre – Bruce Gordon Theatre, 32 Burelli Street
Wollongong
ACT
This unflinching, compelling verbatim theatre work explores the inherent challenges of our healthcare industry. Based on more than 30 in-depth interviews with doctors and nurses about their experiences of training and working in hospitals, Grace Under Pressure is a surprising, intimate and deeply moving theatre experience that reveals the hidden stories of health professionals in their own words.
16 May, 2020
Southbank Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne
VIC
Tom meets Charlotte in a bar. Tom’s a foreigner on his first trip to Berlin. Charlotte’s a beguiling bartender. They’re both young, smart and charismatic – and in the early hours, they end up back at Charlotte’s Prenzlauer Berg apartment. Over the course of the night, desire and longing dance hand in hand with devastating secrets. Are they just two young people falling in love, or are they contemporary victims of history’s undiluted reach?
16 May, 2020
Riverside Theatre, corner Market and Church Streets
Parramatta
NSW
Showcasing his eviscerating wit, rich rhetoric and ego the size of Everest, The Gospel According to Paul distils Keating’s essence into 75 minutes, focusing on key biographical milestones, landmark political achievements and personal obsessions.
19 May, 2020
State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne
VIC
On tour in Japan, the American sailor Pinkerton cannot wait to bed his Japanese bride. But he’s already dreaming of an American life with an American wife. When his ship departs, he condemns Butterfly to purgatory.
29 May, 2020
State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne
VIC
Lohengrin is a fantastical romance. It’s filled with shimmering string passages and angelic choruses, including the famous Bridal March. Wagner described his music as “streams of gold, ravishing the senses of the beholder.”
30 May, 2020
State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne
VIC
No one can stand before Attila and his hordes, until a warrior woman turns his head. As he opens his heart to his prisoner Odabella, the barbarian king reveals his weakness. So the scene is set for one of the great revenge operas of the 19th century: an early Verdi in the vein of Aida.
30 May, 2020
Belvoir - Upstairs Theatre, 25 Belvoir Street
Surry Hills
NSW
This is a play for the end of the world. Four women in their seventies sit in a suburban backyard, convivially chatting. At first it is almost too recognisable – but there is a frightening and powerful world beneath the surface – a work of visionary theatre.
30 May, 2020
The Canberra Theatre – The Playhouse, Civic Square, London Circuit
Canberra
ACT
Cut-throat journalist Jez Connell is out for her next sting. It’s been a year since she brought down one of TV’s most lauded stars and now she’s got Michael King, the darling of public radio, in her sights. This time, it’s personal. Michael is at the top of the ratings with his popular morning political program, a shelf of bestselling history books and an over-flowing dinner speaking schedule. He’s a Walkley award-winning national treasure. Nothing can bring him down…except maybe a #metoo scandal.