Events

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29 August, 2020
Cremorne Theatre, Melbourne Street
South Brisbane
QLD
Clutching at normality, retired nuclear scientists Hazel and Robin farm or do yoga, or do their best to keep in touch with the world at large, which has descended into chaos after the apocalypse at the reactor. When an old colleague turns up at their door, the couple are forced to confront an uncomfortable truth. The Children is a stunning, intense, slow burning drama by one of the UK’s hottest young playwrights.
03 September, 2020
Ensemble Theatre, 78 McDougall Street
Kirribilli
NSW
Mr Kipps is troubled by disturbing memories of his journey to fog bound Eel Marsh, where Mrs Drablow’s lonely house stands in isolation. Trapped by the fog, he witnessed mysterious events he would rather forget, but cannot. In desperation, he enlists the help of an actor to tell his tale and exorcise the demons that haunt his dreams.
19 September, 2020
Playhouse, QPAC, Grey Street and Melbourne Street
South Brisbane
QLD
Boy Swallows Universe is adapted from the smash hit novel loosely based on Brisbane author Trent Dalton's own childhood. It’s an exhilarating story of magic and madness, of beauty and brutality, of joy and heartbreak, and of the power of love to triumph over the darkest of circumstances.
19 September, 2020
Belvoir - Upstairs Theatre, 25 Belvoir Street
Surry Hills
NSW
Australia, on the cusp of a new century. Sybylla Melvyn has grown up beyond the black stump, but she is determined to get away and make her own spectacular mark on the world. But if that’s to happen, she must first surmount collapsing family fortunes, a world hardwired against headstrong women, and the insistent nagging of love.
26 September, 2020
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre – IMB Theatre, 32 Burelli Street
Wollongong
NSW
One of the finest plays in the theatre canon, The Crucible explores the 17th century Salem Witch Trials in colonial Massachusetts. Brilliantly presented as a metaphor for the McCarthy inquiry into communism that Arthur Miller was living through at the time of writing, the work shines a spotlight on how hysteria and paranoia can drive a society to abandon its principles, and enact terrible, irreversible injustices.
26 September, 2020
The Canberra Theatre – The Playhouse, Civic Square, London Circuit
Canberra
ACT
After 20 years the comedy institution The Wharf Revue bids farewell to the unforgettable trio of Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott. In 2020 they will reunite with their dazzling accomplice Mandy Bishop for one final victory lap. It’s good night and good luck to the comedy juggernaut that’s been keeping the bastards honest since 2000.
03 October, 2020
The Sumner, Southbank Theatre, 140 Southbank Boulevard
Melbourne
VIC
With more twists than a country lane, As You Like It is a topsy-turvy celebration of love in all its forms. Illustrious director Simon Phillips (Shakespeare in Love), who has made an art of delighting audiences with Shakespearean romance, teams up once again with composers Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall, who last brought their incredible talents to MTC for the smash-hit production of Twelfth Night.
10 October, 2020
The Canberra Theatre – The Playhouse, Civic Square, London Circuit
Canberra
ACT
Shipwrecked and separated 25 years earlier, two sets of long-lost twins miraculously find themselves in the same city on the same day. What could possibly go wrong? The Comedy of Errors is a hilarious romp of swapped identities, misguided love, mistaken imprisonment and chaotic mishaps, leading to an unbelievably crazy day for bumbling twins.
10 October, 2020
Lyric Theatre, QPAC, Grey Street and Melbourne Street
South Brisbane
QLD
Be swept away by Tchaikovsky’s luminous musical score, spectacular choreography and Renaissance-inspired costumes to follow the tale of the beautiful Princess Aurora who is cursed to sleep for a hundred years and awoken by her handsome prince. The Sleeping Beauty is ballet at its most romantic and one not to be missed.
15 October, 2020
Ensemble Theatre, 78 McDougall Street
Kirribilli
NSW
Everyone has a nemesis. And for Robyn, Queen Bee of her long running book club, that nemesis comes in the form of free-spirited and luminous Katie. When Katie is invited to join the group, Robyn’s once steady kingdom is rocked by her exuberance and carefree honesty. Katie is next-level annoying, and Robyn swiftly sets about enacting a plan to eject her from her precious book club, with shocking and unexpected consequences.