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2023 - 2024
Give the gift of live performance.
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ASPIRE | First Draft

28-29 November 2024, 6pm
PLAYHOUSE: Staged reading of original scripts
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Paco Lara Duende Flamenco Album Launch

Friday 01 December 2023, 8pm
PLAYHOUSE: Critically acclaimed flamenco guitarist presents his new album launch show “Duende” in all its authenticity, culture, and artistry.
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WOWFest | The Final Frontier

2-9 December 2023
PLAYHOUSE: Join us to celebrate the achievements and talents of all of our students
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Omega Ensemble - Lionheart

Saturday 2 December 2023, 7pm
NEWCASTLE CITY HALL CONCERT HALL: Shostakovich's profound Piano Quintet leads a program of courage and colour from three musical mavericks featuring John Adams’ String Quartet No.1 and a world...
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CANCELLED: Wildest Dreams | The Music of Taylor Swift Orchestrated

Saturday 2 December 2023, 7pm
This show has been cancelled
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Newcastle Dance Academy | 100 Years of Wonder

Sunday 3 December 2023, 2pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Join us for a magical afternoon of music, dance, and enchantment at our extraordinary concert, Celebrating Disney - 100 Years of Wonder.
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Susan Shiner 50 Years and All That Jazz

Friday 8 December 2023, 5pm
CIVIC THEATRE: 50 Years of Productions
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Deck the City Halls

Friday 8 December 2023, 8pm
NEWCASTLE CITY HALL CONCERT HALL: This is a family friendly Pro Wrestling event held in City Hall
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The 45th Annual CONDA Awards

Saturday 9 December 2023, 7pm
Celebrate Theatre Christmas!
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Messiah in the City

Sunday 10 December 2023
NEWCASTLE CITY HALL CONCERT HALL: Get into the festive spirit at Newcastle City Hall this December
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Attitude Dance & Cheer | Captivate

Sunday 10 December 2023, 3pm
CIVIC THEATRE: We welcome dancers from around the Hunter to showcase their talents and hard work in dance.
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ASPIRE 2023 | Old School Superhero Showdown

Tuesday 12 December 2024, 6pm
PLAYHOUSE: What happens when superheros get too old to fulfil their crime fighting duties?
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Shakespeare Under the Stars | A Midsummer Night's Dream

14-17 December
PACIFIC PARK: Performed with live music and an ensemble of local actors, this locally grown Shakespeare Under the Stars event is one for the summer calendar not to be missed.
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National College of Dance - Vincent & the Snow Queen

Friday 15 December 2023, 6.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Experience the mesmerizing artistry of the National College of Dance as they unveil two extraordinary performances.
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Saturday 16 December 2023, 2pm & 7pm
PLAYHOUSE: A musical theatre showcase night that promises an unforgettable journey through enchanting melodies and captivating performances.
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Ablaze Dance Academy | Reimagined

Sunday 17 December 2023, 4.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Join us for a reimagined, whimsical concert inspired by Alice In Wonderland
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The Nutcracker

Tuesday 19 December 2023, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Unwrap the magic of The Nutcracker this Christmas
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Steve Hofstetter

Tuesday 19 December 2023, 8pm
PLAYHOUSE: Now is your chance to find out what the fuss is about during this no-holds-barred stand-up performance, featuring some of Steve's unfiltered observations about life
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One Song Sing | How to Make Gravy

Thursday 21 December 2023, 5pm
WHEELER PLACE: Learn one song, in three part harmony, in one hour.
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Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show

12 Jan - 4 Feb 2024
CIVIC THEATRE: See one of the world’s favourite musicals
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Newcastle Comedy Showcase with Nick Cody

Saturday 20 January 2024, 7.30pm
PLAYHOUSE: A night with Cody is a night with a mate – get on board.
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ACO River

Thursday 1 February 2024, 7.30pm
NEWCASTLE CITY HALL CONCERT HALL: A cinematic odyssey exploring the waterways that have shaped our world, in all their majesty and fragility.
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Civic Cinema: Dear England

9 February 2024, 7pm
PLAYHOUSE: What happens when football doesn’t come home?
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Kevin McCloud's Home Truths

Saturday 10 February 2024, 7.30pm
Kevin McCloud’s Newcastle debut will be an evening of unforgettable insights, behind the scenes anecdotes and live entertainment.
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Newcastle Comedy Showcase with Michael Hing

Saturday 10 February 2024, 7.30pm
PLAYHOUSE: Audiences want to watch him, comedians want to be him!
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RAW Comedy 2024

Saturday 2 February 2024, 8pm
PLAYHOUSE: Watch the next generation of comedy superstars as they step up
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Russell Howard

Saturday 17 February 2024, 8pm
CIVIC THEATRE: "One of the world’s top comedians” Sunday Times
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An Unfunny* Evening With Tim Minchin and his Piano

18-19 February 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: *The promotor can't guarantee the artist will not inadvertently amuse
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Musica Viva Australia | Long Lost Loves (and Grey Suede Gloves)

Tuesday 20 February 2024, 7.30pm
CITY HALL: An evening of storytelling over the piano.
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Newcastle Comedy Showcase with Luke Heggie

Saturday 24 February 2024, 7.30pm
PLAYHOUSE: Luke Heggie is known for his dry dead pan style and the ability to deliver a brand new killer comedy show year after year
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Josh Thomas | Let's Tidy Up

Saturday 2 March 2024, 6.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: This is a show where Josh tidies up.  
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Superstars: A Musical Celebration of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice

8-10 March 2024
CIVIC THEATRE: Fall in love all over again with the magic of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.
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Avenue Q

15-23 March 2024
PLAYHOUSE: A laugh-out-loud musical presented by Metropolitan Players
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RENT The Musical

15-17 March 2024
CIVIC THEATRE: Experience Jonathan Larson's electrifying, multi-Tony® Award winning musical RENT
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Graham Nash | Sixty Years of Songs & Stories

Wednesday 20 March 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Legendary artist Graham Nash, as a founding member of both the Hollies and Crosby, Stills and Nash, is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
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Jessica Mauboy

Friday 22 March 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Join Jessica Mauboy's 'Yours Forever' Tour, where she'll be performing all her hits and fan favourites. Experience the heart of Australia live. Don't miss this unforgettable journey...
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John Williamson

Saturday 23 March 2024, 8pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Catch ‘True Blue’ himself at Civic Theatre Newcastle before he finally ‘hangs his hat in QLD’ as the song says.
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A Kind of Hush The Magic of Karen Carpenter

Sunday 14 April 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: 4 extraordinary artists bring you the joy, the sadness, the stories and the enduring love of singer/drummer Karen Carpenter.
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Omega Ensemble | Re: Classical

Thursday 18 April 2024, 7pm
CITY HALL: The past reconsidered and present reconfigured
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Dawn French is a Huge Twat

19-20 April 2024
CIVIC THEATRE: The Queen of British comedy, returns to the stage with her one-woman stand-up show
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Newcastle Book Boyfriend Author Expo

20-21 April 2024
NEWCASTLE CITY HALL CONCERT HALL: Multi-genre Book Expo – Calling all Romance Readers!
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The Imperfects Tour

Sunday 21 April 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Join co-hosts Hugh Van Cuylenburg, Ryan Shelton and Josh Van Cuylenburg as they discover how perfectly imperfect we all are.
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Possum Magic

22-24 April
CIVIC THEATRE: The magical stage adaptation of the beloved Australian story.
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Saturday 27 April 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Critically Acclaimed Show Returns for a 100% Live and Unforgettable Australian Production
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The World of Musicals in Concert

Sunday 28 April 2024, 6pm
CIVIC THEATRE: See classic hits, emotive ballads, big-screen anthems and iconic show tunes.
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Musica Viva Australia | Esmé Quartet

Tuesday 7 May 2024, 7.30pm
CITY HALL: Eloquent. Spellbinding. Monumental.
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Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

11-25 May
CIVIC THEATRE: AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP is the world’s longest-running play.
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Tommy Little Has a Regular Size Deck

Friday 31 May 2024,
CIVIC THEATRE: Spend an evening with the reigning deckhead of Australian comedy, Tommy Little
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The Greatest Love of All | A Tribute to Whitney Houston

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

Thursday 6 June 2024, 8pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Disco Superstars BONEY M Featuring Maizie Williams return for The Farewell Tour Performing all their Greatest Hits
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ARC presents Led Zeppelin IV

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

Thursday 13 June 2024, 7.30pm
NEWCASTLE CITY HALL CONCERT HALL: Australia's new 'Kings of Variety Television' are back in 2024 with a brand new show! 
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Musica Viva Australia | Kirill Gerstein

Friday 14 June 2024, 7.30pm
CITY HALL: Kirill Gerstein is a showman, a philosopher, and a poet of the piano.
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ACO Altstaed Plays Haydn & Tchaikovsky

Friday 21 June 2024, 7.30pm
NEWCASTLE CITY HALL CONCERT HALL: The world-renowned cellist and master storyteller makes his ACO debut as soloist and guest director.
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Urzila Carlson - Just Jokes

27-28 June 2024, 7pm
CIVIC THEATRE: 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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Snatch Game™ LIVE on Tour

Sunday 30 June 2024, 8pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Get ready for a show unlike any other
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Colin Hay Band Tour 2024

Saturday 6 July 2024, 8pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Colin Hay is returning to Australia with his band of LA musicians
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Tom Gleeson | Gear

Friday 9 August 2024, 6.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: 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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Musica Viva Australia | Pekka Kuusisto & Gabriel Kahane

Wednesday 14 August 2024, 7.30pm
CITY HALL: A new collaboration
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ACO Tognetti. Mendelssohn. Bach.

Thursday 5 September 2024, 7.30pm
NEWCASTLE CITY HALL CONCERT HALL: Sparks fly and melodies soar when Richard Tognetti directs music close to the ACO’s heart.
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The Tap Pack

Saturday 21 September 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: The Tap Pack is coming to Newcastle! 
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Belinda Carlisle RESCHEDULED

Tuesday 24 September 2024, 8pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Decades Tour Celebrating 35 Years
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Musica Viva Australia | Ensemble Q & William Barton

Thursday 10 October 2024, 7.30pm
CITY HALL: 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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Musica Viva Australia | Musica Alchemica

Thursday 21 November 2024, 7.30pm
CITY HALL: Introducing Lina Tur Bonet, fearless virtuoso and musical imaginista.
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