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Alan Cumming announced as new Artistic Director for Adelaide Cabaret Festival | 11 – 16 Jun 2021

[ June 11, 2021 6:00 pm to June 26, 2021 6:00 pm. ]
Adelaide Festival Centre is thrilled to announce acclaimed cabaret and all-round performer, writer and social activist Alan Cumming as the Artistic Director for Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2021.
Alan Cumming will be the first-ever international Artistic Director in the festival’s history when Adelaide Cabaret Festival celebrates its 21st anniversary next year.  
His appointment was announced on the […]

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Her Majesty’s Theatre Redevelopment Unveiled | Jun 2020

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Her Majesty’s Theatre Redevelopment Unveiled
Australia’s most exciting theatre project is now complete with the new-look Her Majesty’s Theatre unveiled at last and an exciting opportunity for the public to experience the new venue. 
Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony led by Uncle Mickey Kumatpi Marrutya O’Brien, a Senior Kaurna and Narrunga man, marked […]

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Bluey’s Big Play Live On Stage | Adelaide | 14-17 Jan 2020

Bluey’s Big Play Live On Stage in Adelaide in 2021
See Bluey, Bingo, Bandit and Chilli in the world premiere of their live stage show – Bluey’s Big Play Live On Stage. Due to Covid-19, the show has been rescheduled to 14-17 January 2021.
Bluey’s Big Play will bring to life the charmingly everyday world of Australia’s […]

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Mountain Goat Mountain | Online Theatre Experience | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | May 2020

[ May 14, 2020 to June 14, 2020. ]
New Audio-led Theatre Experience For Families To Enjoy At Home
An adventurous new audio-led theatre experience, Mountain Goat Mountain, has been created during isolation for families across Australia to enjoy at home.
The work was created by Australian theatre company Threshold and developed with the support of Adelaide Festival Centre’s DreamBIG Children’s Festival, Arts Centre Melbourne, AWESOME […]

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Music from the Home Front | Anzac Day Concert | 25 Apr 2020

[ April 25, 2020; ]
Music from the Home Front – an Anzac Day Concert for the fight against COVID-19
On an Anzac Day like no other, Saturday 25 April 2020 will see the Australian and New Zealand music community join together to pay its respects and celebrate the mateship between two great neighbouring nations.

While recognising and acknowledging the Anzac message, […]

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Digital Season – Sydney Opera House | Live Recordings & Footage

Digital Season – Sydney Opera House
This digital season is a weekly program of unmissable full-length performances, live recordings and never-before-seen footage from the Opera House archives. You can watch these all for FREE from the comfort of your own home on the Sydney Opera House website. 
Titles include:

David Walliams: Author Talk
Nigella Lawson: A Celebration of Home […]

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The Australian Ballet Digital Season | April – May 2020

The Australian Ballet’s free cinema-quality digital  season brings full length performances to Australians at home.
Ballet is powerful magic. It can draw you out of your lounge room and into forests and castles and starry skies. It can make you forget your worries and feel the freedom and exhilaration of unbridled leaps and lifts. Throughout its […]

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The Lighthouse’s Adelaide Festival Success | Patch Theatre | 2020

The Lighthouse’s Adelaide Festival Success
In some good news, The Lighthouse amazed audiences of all ages, received rave reviews, sparked interest from presenters across the globe and filled minds (and Instagram feeds) with the beauty of light.
The Lighthouse premiered at Queen’s Theatre as part of Adelaide Festival this year (showing 25 February – 7 March 2020).
Below […]

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Disney’s The Lion King JR | Pelican Productions | 2-4 Apr 2020

Disney’s The Lion King JR – Pelican Productions
With a story that has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world, Pelican Productions is very excited to bring Disney’s The Lion King JR the musical to the Adelaide stage this April.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020:
Following the Federal Government announcement this afternoon banning public gatherings […]

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Play School Live Concert | Let’s Play Together | Adelaide | Aug 2020

Play School Live Concert – Let’s Play Together
Kids Promotions in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is excited to announce everyone’s favourite children’s television program is heading on a national concert tour in 2020 with their brand new show “Let’s Play Together”.
The tour will commence in March in Victoria and make its way around […]

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Regurgitator’s POGOGO Show | Adelaide Festival Centre | 18 Apr 2020

Regurgitator’s POGOGO Show
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre
IMPORTANT UPDATE Tuesday 17 March 2020:
Following the Federal Government announcement banning public gatherings of 500 people or more in an effort to slow the spreading of COVID-19, this event has been cancelled 
Following the declaration of a Public Health Emergency in South Australia, Adelaide Festival Centre venues will close […]

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How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying | March Productions | 5-8 Mar 2020

[ March 5, 2020 to March 8, 2020. ]
March Productions is proud to present “How to Succeed In Business Without really Trying”.
The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, is a story about the triumph of the common man and his rise up the corporate ladder.
With fabulous toe tapping numbers, witty dialogue and all the colour and fun from the 1960s, this is a […]

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Picnic With A Princess | Carclew Castle | 5 Apr 2020

[ April 5, 2020; ]
Picnic with a Princess at Carclew Castle
Enter a world where fairytales come to life as Once Upon A Princess cordially invite you to “Picnic With A Princess” at heritage listed Carclew Castle in North Adelaide.
Built in the 1800’s, the grand castle is as old as time – just like a real fairytale! Fairytales and history […]

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Girl Shut Your Mouth | Adelaide Fringe | 10-14 Mar 2020

[ March 10, 2020 to March 14, 2020. ]
Girl Shut Your Mouth at the Adelaide Fringe
South Australian premiere of fiesty, female powered homegrown work comes to the Adelaide Fringe
Gita Bezard’s (The Last Great Hunt) ‘Girl Shut Your Mouth’ is an exciting dark comedy about ordinary living under extraordinary circumstances. When the world you know has been ripped away, what lengths will you go […]

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The Bureau Of Untold Stories | Adelaide Fringe | 29 Feb – 16 Mar 2020

[ February 29, 2020; March 1, 2020 to March 2, 2020. March 6, 2020 to March 9, 2020. March 13, 2020 to March 16, 2020. ]
The Bureau Of Untold Stories Sets Out To Save 1,000 Stories at the Adelaide Fringe.
The world’s stories have gone missing. But with outrageous accents, live sound effects, some unconventional storytelling skills and audience help, the inspired inspectors of The Bureau Of Untold Stories are going to get them back!
This year the production will aim to […]

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The Wiggles Fun and Games Tour! | Adelaide | 22-27 Apr

The Wiggles Fun and Games Tour! is coming to Adelaide
Adelaide, get ready! The Wiggles are coming to perform for you as part of their Fun and Games Tour in April 2020.
**Important Update: Due to the increasing spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with national, state and local governments, The Wiggles Fun & Games Tour has been […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Mr Snot bottom’s Horrible, Terrible, Really, Really, Bad, Bad, Show | Mar 2020

WIN Tickets to Mr Snot bottom’s Horrible, Terrible, Really, Really, Bad, Bad, Show
He’s The Willy Wonka of Weird, The Prince of Putrid, The King of Kids Comedy, it’s the disgustingly distasteful Mr Snot bottom!
Returning by popular demand, Mr Snot bottom has promised a beautiful, elegant and polite piece of performance. Expect a horrendous hour of […]

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Adelaide Festival | Family Friendly Events | 28 Feb – 15 Mar 2020

[ February 28, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Adelaide Festival | Family Events
Every year, in the month of March, Adelaide takes on a whole new persona as the very best of the arts from around the world, across the country and from our own community, enlivens this wonderful city.
Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Writers’ Week have built a world-wide reputation for providing great and […]

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When the Mirror Bird Sings | Adelaide Festival Centre | 4 Apr 2020

[ April 4, 2020; ]
When the Mirror Bird Sings
By The PaperBoats and presented by Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday. 
*POSTPONED* – Due to the current situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak this event has been postponed and has been rescheduled for Saturday 12 September 2020 at 1pm . Find out more here.
A mythical tale of kindness overcoming greed. The Valley […]

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Circolombia ‘Aceleré’ | Adelaide Fringe | 14 Feb – 15 Mar 2020

[ February 14, 2020 to February 16, 2020. February 18, 2020 to February 23, 2020. February 25, 2020 to February 29, 2020. March 1, 2020; March 3, 2020 to March 8, 2020. March 10, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Circolombia ‘Aceleré’
In their brand-new show Aceleré, Circolombia mixes breathtaking circus prowess with authenticity, power and charisma; smashing all preconceptions of circus with a high-risk, adrenalin-fuelled production bursting with Latin fire, urban flavour and heart-stopping energy
Delivered with the rawness and attitude of South American street life, Acéléré turns the spotlight on 14 incredible supercharged youthful Colombian […]

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What’s My Unicorn Name? | Adelaide Fringe | 22 Feb 2020

[ February 22, 2020; 1:00 pm; ]
What’s My Unicorn Name?
In the distant magical jungle, all the animals were having a tea party when all of a sudden a strange creature appears with a unique looking horn on it’s forehead.
The jungle animals are not sure what to call this creature and will need the help of the audience members to find her […]

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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert Live to Film | Adelaide Symphony Orchestra | 18 Apr 2020

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert Live to Film
Experience the spectacular Return of the Jedi on the big screen, with the full score played live by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
**Important Information: Due to the increasing spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with national, state and local governments, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in […]

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Giggle and Hoot | Adelaide Festival Centre | 22 – 24 Apr 2020

Giggle and Hoot
Set off on a pirate adventure to find Mini Hoot, and witness the self-proclaimed ‘World’s Greatest Magician’ – Magician Jimmy Giggle-ini – then hoot off into the Giggle Galaxy to help Hootabelle ‘Twinklify’ the stars, with plenty of good times along the way.
IMPORTANT UPDATE Tuesday 17 March 2020:
Following the Federal Government announcement banning […]

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Project Ludwig | Australian String Quartet | 1 & 2 Mar 2020

[ March 1, 2020 to March 2, 2020. ]
Build your own Beethoven!
A family-friendly interactive journey through Beethoven’s opus 18 string quartets, where you decide the program.
Dive headfirst into Beethoven’s sound-world in this special choose-your-own-adventure style event, culminating in a new and unique Beethoven concert experience every time, performed live by the Australian String Quartet.
Ludwig van Beethoven was born on 17 December, 1770. In […]

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Adelaide Theatre Bushfire Appeal Fundraiser | Arts Theatre | 1 Feb 2020

[ February 1, 2020; ]
Adelaide Theatre Bushfire Appeal Fundraiser
The Adelaide Theatre Guide is calling on the theatre community of South Australia to come together and show their support for the people affected by the fires in a fundraising event.
It will be a night of entertainment for Adelaide theatre audiences – with ALL proceeds from ticket sales and online donations […]

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Pelican Productions Music Theatre Camp – Found | Review

Found by Pelican Productions | Review
When you put 88 talented young people together on a stage they sure can create a whole lot of magic. Music Theatre Camp (MTC) by Pelican Productions, is an intensive school holiday program where performers aged between 8 to 19 years are trained in singing, dancing and acting. It’s quite […]

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FOUND | Pelican Productions | 11 – 19 Jan 2020

[ January 17, 2020 to January 19, 2020. ]
FOUND
Pelican Productions are once again putting music theatre squarely at the centre of the summer holidays in South Australia with the showcase ‘Found’.
In its sixteenth year running, Pelican Productions are holding their annual ‘Music Theatre Camp’ and ‘Spotlight’ programs this January. Nearly 400 performers will take part in intensive training with highly qualified industry professions […]

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Ended: WIN a family pass to The Lighthouse | Patch Theatre Company | 25 Feb – 7 Mar 2020

[ February 25, 2020 to March 7, 2020. ]
Win Tickets to Patch Theatre’s interactive show, The Lighthouse
Patch Theatre presents The Lighthouse is an interactive promenade performance that’s part installation, part scientific quest, part rave and explores some of the world’s inexplicable questions from a child’s point of view.
It’s a series of interconnected rooms each full of hands-on experiences exploring a different property of […]

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Cudlee Creek Bushfire Benefit Concert | Birdwood | 9 Feb 2020

[ February 9, 2020; ]
Cudlee Creek Bushfire Benefit Concert
You can do your bit to support the Adelaide Hills recovery by attending the Cudlee Creek Bushfire Benefit Concert on Sunday 9 February.
High profile performers and entertainment, a showcase of Adelaide Hills businesses plus food and beverages will all be held on one day and all to raise funds for the […]

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The Bush Concert | Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in Aid of Bushfire Affected Wildlife | 1 Feb 2020

[ February 1, 2020; ]
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s The Bush Concert To Aid South Australia’s Bushfire Affected Wildlife
In response to the devastating bushfires across South Australia, ASO Managing Director Vincent Ciccarello announced that an additional performance for The Bush Concert will go on sale. 
All proceeds will be donated to support SAVEM – South Australian Veterinary Emergency Management. The response and […]

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Ended: WIN a Family Pass to Dr AudiYO’s Giant Adventure | 18 Jan 2020

Dr AudiYO’s Giant Adventure
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre
Join Dr AudiYO, a beat boxing clowncome-superhero, as she sets off on a surreal adventure to slay The Beast, who’s on a rampage to silence the city.
She must use her ‘magic looping bum bag’ and enlist the help of the audience to save the city!
Find out more about […]

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Seussical the Musical | Adelaide Youth Theatre | 24-26 Jan 2020

[ January 24, 2020 to January 26, 2020. ]
Adelaide Youth Theatre presents Seussical the Musical
Follow the magical story of Horton the Elephant as he protects JoJo and the city of Whoville, while guarding Mayzie La Bird’s egg in its nest.  So much fun as the Cat in the Hat leads you through this fun adventure.  This is a song and dance show like […]

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Families at Adelaide Festival Centre | Jan – Jun Program 2020

Families at Adelaide Festival Centre and Something on Saturday | January – June 2020
The Adelaide Festival Centre has a fun-filled line up of shows for children including performances from Windmill Theatre Co, Adelaide Festival, Patch Theatre, The Australian Ballet and more presenting inspiring, thought provoking and laugh-out-loud funny performances. Something on Saturday eventsreturns 

Something on Saturday
Plus […]

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Chinese New Year Chamber Concert | Adelaide Festival Centre | 31 Jan 2020

[ January 31, 2020; ]  
Chinese New Year Chamber Music Concert – Adelaide Festival Centre
中国新春室内音乐会

Celebrate the Year of the Rat at the Adelaide Festival Centre and experience an evocative fusion of traditional Chinese instruments and western music elements performed by talented local musicians.
The repertoire will include uplifting folk songs such as Liu Yang He 瀏陽河; familiar tunes in contemporary contexts such as Gada […]

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Grug | Windmill Theatre Co | Adelaide Festival Centre | 6-18 Oct 2020

[ October 6, 2020 to October 18, 2020. ]
Grug | Windmill Theatre Co
Based on the much-loved picture book character created by Ted Prior.
Grug began his life as the top of a Burrawang tree that fell to the ground. Resembling a small, striped haystack with feet and a nose, Grug is fascinated by the world around him and solves everyday problems creatively and without […]

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The Artist | Adelaide Festival | 9-14 Mar 2020

[ March 9, 2020 to March 14, 2020. ]
The Artist
The artist, a clumsy, sweet bespectacled fellow, is searching for inspiration. His canvas is terrifyingly blank, his studio is untidy. Plus there’s a drip from the ceiling that’s driving him nuts, and his paintbrushes are frustratingly out of reach. But every problem has a solution as long as you think hard, rule out the […]

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Dimanche | Adelaide Festival | Feb & Mar 2020

[ February 28, 2020 to March 1, 2020. March 3, 2020 to March 7, 2020. ]
Dimanche
North Pole, 4am. Against a snowy landscape dotted with miniature trees, houses with twinkling lights and smoke puffing from chimneys, a dilapidated campervan containing three filmmakers battles the elements. They’re on their way to capture a part of the world which is disappearing; doing their best with what little equipment they have, to document Earth’s […]

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The Bush Concert | Adelaide Symphony Orchestra | 1 Feb 2020

[ February 1, 2020; ]
The Bush Concert
A tale about community, adversity and inclusion – The Bush Concert is the story of the Australian bush and its harsh conditions.
The bird community is in distress as they struggle to find water and food during drought. They come together to hold a big concert to lift everyone’s spirits – The Bush Concert!
Based on […]

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Dr AudiYO’s Giant Adventure | Adelaide Festival Centre | 18 Jan 2020

[ January 18, 2020; ]
Dr AudiYO’s Giant Adventure
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre
Join Dr AudiYO, a beat boxing clowncome-superhero, as she sets off on a surreal adventure to slay The Beast, who’s on a rampage to silence the city.
She must use her ‘magic looping bum bag’ and enlist the help of the audience to save the city!

Writer and performer Holly […]

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The Nutcracker | Royal Opera House Performance Screening | Event Cinemas | 23 & 24 Dec 2019

[ December 23, 2019 to December 24, 2019. ]
The Nutcracker Royal Opera House Performance Screening
The Royal Opera House 2019/20 Live Cinema Season presents the perfect family treat this festive season with the beloved Christmas classic The Nutcracker (23 and 24 December 2019), screening at Event Cinemas.
Audiences in Australia are never far from the action at the Royal Opera House, with select filmed live […]

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