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2023 - 2024
Give the gift of live performance.
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Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

11-25 May
Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap is the world’s longest-running play.
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Love and Information | Hunter Drama

22-25 May 2024
A captivating and thought-provoking play that delves into the complexities of human connection in the digital age.
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Geoffrey Robertson KC How Do We Fix A Turbulent World?

Tuesday 28 May 2024, 7:30pm
One of the world's great legal minds grapples with the state of Australia and the world today.
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Civic Cinema | Macbeth

Wednesday 29 May 2024, 11am & 7pm
Macbeth is coming. A couple corrupted by their relentless lust for power have blood on their hands.
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Forest Song & Don Quixote

29-30 May 2024, 7.30pm
Performed by the Grand Kyiv Ballet of Ukraine.
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Civic Cinema | The Motive and the Cue

Friday 31 May2024, 7pm
Why would the most famous movie star in the world choose to do a play which everyone already knows? And what lures us back to the same plays, year after year?
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Tommy Little Has a Regular Size Deck

Friday 31 May 2024, 7.30pm
Spend an evening with the reigning deckhead of Australian comedy, Tommy Little.
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Romeo & Juliet | BIG Live

Saturday 1 June 2024, 7.30pm
BIG Live Presents, William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet.
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The Greatest Love of All | A Tribute to Whitney Houston

Wednesday 5 June 2024, 8pm
Whitney Houston’s musical legacy is brought to life.
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Boney M

Thursday 6 June 2024, 8pm
Disco superstars BONEY M featuring Maizie Williams return for The Farewell Tour performing all their greatest hits.
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Civic Cinema | Nye

Friday 7 June 2024, 7pm
From campaigning at the coalfield to leading the battle to create the National Health Service, Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan is often referred to as the politician with greatest influence over the UK without...
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Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

7-8 June 2024
Australia's premier comedy roadshow is coming your way!
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Ivan Aristeguieta | Too Easy

Saturday 8 June 2024, 7pm
Now that Ivan is a true-blue Aussie, nothing bothers him anymore. Nada.
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ARC presents Led Zeppelin IV

Sunday 9 June 2024, 8pm
ARC will perform Led Zeppelin IV in full, from start to finish plus more.
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The Robertson Brothers 1960's Variety TV Show

Thursday 13 June 2024, 7.30pm
Australia's new 'Kings of Variety Television' are back in 2024 with a brand new show! 
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DioSounds 2024 Beyond Limits

14 June 2024, 6.30pm
Varied musical performances featuring talented students
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Musica Viva Australia | Kirill Gerstein

Friday 14 June 2024, 7.30pm
Kirill Gerstein is a showman, a philosopher, and a poet of the piano.
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Flickerfest 2024 International Short Film Festival

Saturday 15 June 2024, 6.30pm & 9pm
Australia's leading Oscar & BAFTA qualifying international short film festival celebrates 33 years.
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Missy Higgins | The Second Act Tour

15-16 June 2024, 7.30pm
Celebrating 20 years since her trailblazing debut, The Sound Of White.
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19-23 June 2024
This new psychological thriller will keep you guessing.
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ACO Altstaed Plays Haydn & Tchaikovsky

Friday 21 June 2024, 7.30pm
The world-renowned cellist and master storyteller makes his ACO debut as soloist and guest director.
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The Passport Play

22-29 June 2024
It's time to pack your drama blacks and jazz shoes and embark on a world-wide adventure across the globe!
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TINA The Ultimate Tribute to the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll

Wednesday 26 June 2024, 8pm
Get the electrifying concert experience of Tina Turner with this glorious, energetic stage production.
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Urzila Carlson - Just Jokes

27-28 June 2024, 7pm
Urzila is now a three-time winner of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival's People's Choice Award for most tickets sold at the Festival.
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Newcastle Comedy Gala

Saturday 29 June 2024, 7pm
A celebration of non-stop comedy with an amazing line-up.
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Snatch Game™ LIVE on Tour

Sunday 30 June 2024, 8pm
Get ready for a night of laughs, and iconic impersonations.
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The Grandparents Club

Thursday 4 July 2024
A show that celebrates Grandparenthood!
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Colin Hay Band Tour 2024

Saturday 6 July 2024, 8pm
Colin Hay is returning to Australia with his band of LA musicians.
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The Australian Ballet | Class on Tour

Saturday 13 July 2024, 12pm
A free, an intimate opportunity for the public to see The Australian Ballet dancers take their morning class on stage, watching from the theatre auditorium.
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The Australian Ballet on Tour

Saturday 13 July 2024, 1.30pm & 7.30pm
The Australian Ballet is delighted to be bringing a program of classical favourites and contemporary pieces to audiences in Newcastle.
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The Australian Ballet | Youth Masterclass

Saturday 13 July 2024, 4.30pm
An opportunity for young dancers to be taught a ballet class by artistic staff from The Australian Ballet.
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Very Short Film Festival

Saturday 13 July 2024, 6.30pm
Experience the best of Australian short films
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Two Right Feet

Sunday 14 July 2024, 5pm
Join Tommy for an unforgettable celebration of tap dance in Two Right Feet.
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School of Rock

18-20 July 2024
Rock got no reason, rock got no rhyme…You better get me to school on time!
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Mel Buttle | Not Here to Put Socks on Centipedes

Saturday 20 July 2024, 7.30pm
Mel is a regular on The Project, The Hundred, Question Everything, and a new contestant on the 2024 series of Taskmaster Australia. She is also everyone’s favourite mum on TikTok.
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The Woman in Black

23-27 July 2024
The terrifying original, live on stage.
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Teardrops on My Dildo

Saturday 27 July 2024, 8pm
Fabulous, filthy and downright hilarious!
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ASPIRE Program presents Disconnected

31 July -3 Aug 2024
Over 150 young creatives from Maitland & Newcastle’s Catholic schools present Disconnected
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Seven Drunken Nights | The Story of the Dubliners

Thursday 1 August 2024, 7.30pm
Direct from the West End and sold-out tours worldwide, Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of the Dubliners makes its Australian debut. This hugely talented cast of musicians and singers bring the...
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Ballet International Gala V CANCELLED

Sunday 4 August 2024, 7.30pm
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Orangutans A Conservation Legacy

Tuesday 6 August 2024, 6pm
Legends of Borneo: Birute’ Galdikas 50-year orangutan odyssey
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Celeste Barber - Backup Dancer

Wednesday 7 August 2024, 7.30pm
Backup Dancer promises to tackle a range of big political topics from freeing nipples and inappropriately texting therapists.
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Newcastle Music Festival 2024

8-23 August 2024
Brillant locals and inspiring guests / 8 - 23 August
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Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells in Concert

Thursday 8 August 2024, 8pm
Mike Oldfield’s trailblazing magnum-opus will be performed by an expansive live group, featuring and arranged by Mike Oldfield’s long-term collaborator, Robin A Smith. 
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Tom Gleeson | Gear

Friday 9 August 2024, 6.30pm
Tom’s got new gear! Come watch this gold-plated comedy superstar with his brand-new show. A chance to see the master at work.
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Jim Jefferies

Saturday 10 August 2024, 7pm & 10pm
Frontier Touring and More Talent are pleased to announce the live return of rock star comedian, TV show host, podcaster and writer Jim Jefferies
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The Rolling Stones Revue | Stones Sticky Fingers

Sunday 11 August 2024, 8pm
Four of our most electrifying rockstars are taking The Rolling Stones Revue back on the road to pay homage to the greatest rock ‘n roll band of all time.
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Blueberry Play

14-17 August 2024
Explore the high highs and low lows of being a teenage girl in a small town with Blueberry Play by Novocastrian playwright Ang Collins.
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Anh Do – The Happiest Refugee Live!

Wednesday 14 August 2024, 7.30pm
Combining stand-up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces to retell his amazing story.
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Musica Viva Australia | Pekka Kuusisto & Gabriel Kahane

Wednesday 14 August 2024, 7.30pm
An exploration of what it means to be artists in the 21st century.
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Leaving Jackson The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show

Thursday 15 August 2024, 7.30pm
An unforgettable night of all things Johnny Cash.
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Em Rusciano | Outgrown Tour

Friday 16 August 2024, 7.55pm
Em Rusciano is back with a brand-new live experience
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Opera Australia | La Bohème

Thursday 22 August 2024, 7.30pm
Experience the original bohemian love story.
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Sooshi Mango - Home Made!

Saturday 24 August 2024, 7.30pm
Homegrown comedy heroes Sooshi Mango return with their most exciting live show yet, Home Made!
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ACO Tognetti. Mendelssohn. Bach.

Thursday 5 September 2024, 7.30pm
Sparks fly and melodies soar when Richard Tognetti directs music close to the Australian Chamber Orchestra's heart.
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The Gruffalo

Friday 6 September 2024, 10am & 12pm
A daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in this magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book.
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Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase

Friday 13 September 2024, 8pm
Boasting a line-up of festival favourites and some of the freshest emerging talents.
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Burn the Floor

Saturday 14 September 2024, 7.30pm
The fearless reality of Burn the Floor in 2024 is reflected in the dancer’s mantra “be brave, no boundaries, dare to dream”.
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Yesterday's Gone | The Fleetwood Mac Legacy

Tuesday 17 September 2024, 7.30pm
Kav Temperley, Fanny Lumsden, Charlie Collins and Karen Lee Andrews perform the incredible hits of Fleetwood Mac
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Romeo & Juliet: A Reimagining

19-28 September 2024
Experience Shakespeare like never before. This contemporary adaptation seeks to bridge the gap between centuries.
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The Tap Pack

Saturday 21 September 2024, 7.30pm
A modern twist to the crooners and artists from the ‘50s through to the noughties.
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Emma Memma Boop & Twirl

Sunday 22 September 2024, 10am
Emma Memma is heading back out on her big, bright, orange Butterfly Bus to tour around the country bringing the Boop and Twirl Tour to Aussie families
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Belinda Carlisle

Tuesday 24 September 2024, 8pm
The decades tour celebrating 35 years will feature all her hits in a catalogue of music that influenced a generation.
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An Audience with David Walliams

Wednesday 25 September 2024, 7.30pm
Brace yourself for an outrageously cheeky evening with one of Britain’s best-loved comedians in this delightful new live show experience from David Walliams. 
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Kip Moore | Nomad World Tour

Sunday 29 September 2024, 8pm
Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Kip Moore plus support Sons of the East.
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Karma Kafe

3-12 Oct 2024
A celebration of Newcastle’s lively café culture.
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Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins

5-17 October 2024
The magical tale of the world’s favourite Nanny presented by The Very Popular Theatre Company.
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Musica Viva Australia | Ensemble Q & William Barton

Thursday 10 October 2024, 7.30pm
The oldest wind instrument in the world – the digeridoo – teams up with instruments that found their final form only two centuries ago.
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John Edward | Psychic Medium

Sunday 27 October 2024, 3pm
Questions answered, connections made, seeing is believing
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Past the Shallows

29-30 October 2024
An ode to brotherhood.
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Eric Idle

Monday 11 November 2024, 8pm
Don’t miss this unforgettable evening with comedy legend Eric Idle!
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BIG Live Presents : The Nutcracker

Thursday 14 November 2024, 7.30pm
Unwrap the magic of The Nutcracker this Christmas
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Hoodoo Gurus

Friday 15 November 2024, 7.30pm
It’s been 40 years… Since the iconic album Stoneage Romeo’s was released.
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Never Mind the Buzzers, Here’s RocKwiz Live!

Thursday 21 November 2024, 7.30pm
Julia, Brian, Dugald and the ever-expanding RocKwiz OrKestra will be revelling in the chaos and quizzery that is RocKwiz LIVE.
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The Magic Hour

21-30 November 2024
Twisted, dark and funny. Think you know fairy-tales? Think again.
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Prof Alice Roberts – From Cell to Civilisation

Wednesday 27 November 2024, 7..30pm
This is the story of us. Our story started 3.8 billion years ago. Who are we? Where do we come from? What does it mean to be human?
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Arj Barker

Friday 29 November 2024, 8pm
Arj sets out to answer some of Life’s Biggest Questions
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Bjorn Again - The Waterloo Anniversary Tour

Saturday 30 November 2024, 8pm
Prepare to be transported to the golden era of disco, where platforms were high, and the music was even higher.
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