West Side Story
The moment the curtain first went up on the original West Side Story on Broadway, musical theatre changed forever.
One the largest theatrical events of 2019 – the Opera Australia production of West Side Story is coming to Adelaide in November 2019.
Hailed as the greatest Broadway musical of all time, West Side Story is […]
West Side Story
[ April 14, 2019; 2:00 pm; ]
Free Live Music at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden
Visitors to the Mount Lofty Botanic Garden can enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon with friends and family listening to live music on Sunday 14 April.
Listen to the renowned SA Police Band’s ‘Big Band’ perform classics and hits that are perfect for a relaxing afternoon.
Make the most of your weekend […]
[ March 23, 2019; 7:30 pm; ]
Carmen in the Square
The world’s most popular opera, Carmen, will take over Adelaide’s Victoria Square, with an unmissable production that will transform the centre of Adelaide into sultry Spain for one night only on Saturday 23 March 2019.
Carmen in the Square, takes opera out of the theatre and into the community as opera lovers and […]
[ March 5, 2019; March 9, 2019 to March 11, 2019. ]
A Thousand Cranes
Contemporary dance and live music unite to tell the moving story of Sadako – the girl who folded a thousand cranes for peace.
Opening on Tuesday 5 March 2019 at The Parks Theatre, The Gemini Collective present “A Thousand Cranes”, a cross-artform production in the round. With a new score composed by Jennifer Trijo, […]
[ August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019. ]
Hugh Jackman – The Man. The Music. The Show.
With Special Guest: Keale Settle
Academy Award® nominated, Golden Globe, Grammy and Tony Award-winning performer, Hugh Jackman will be bringing his The Man. The Music. The Show. World Tour to Australia in August this year, with Adelaide to host two shows on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August 2019.
[ June 7, 2019 to June 10, 2019. ]
Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends
Disney’s Moana Takes the Ice for the First Time in Australia with New Ice Skating Extravaganza. Grab your mouse ears and get ready for the ultimate interactive event at Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends.
Disney On Ice heads to Adelaide at the Entertainment Centre on the June long […]
[ April 24, 2019; April 26, 2019 to April 27, 2019. ]
Wiggle Fun Tour!
This brand-new show will see Emma, Lachy, Anthony and Simon singing and dancing their way around Australia with all their Wiggly Friends; Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus!
This tour sees The Wiggles back doing shows at smaller, more intimate venues. During last year’s tour The Wiggles sold […]
[ March 22, 2019 to March 24, 2019. ]
The Little Mermaid JR
Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her friends in this timeless love story.
Based on the beloved story by Hans Christian Anderson, the Little Mermaid Jr follows the adventures of the beautiful young mermaid Ariel. She longs to leave the safety of her magical underwater kingdom to experience the big wide world […]
[ February 10, 2019; March 14, 2019 to March 17, 2019. April 23, 2019 to April 28, 2019. May 4, 2019; May 11, 2019; May 22, 2019 to June 1, 2019. May 25, 2019 to May 26, 2019. June 1, 2019; June 29, 2019; ]
Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday Fun for Families
For over 40 years, Something on Saturday has enchanted thousands of children with memorable live performances and craft workshops during the winter months.
In 2019, this family favourite will become an annual program of carefully curated events especially for young people. From performances to exhibitions and hands on […]
[ January 18, 2019 to January 20, 2019. ]
Pelican Productions presents ‘The Greatest Show’
In its fifteenth year running, Pelican Productions are holding their annual ‘Music Theatre Camp’ performances this January.
This year’s performance includes scenes from one of the newest shows on Broadway ‘Mean Girls’, the hugely popular ‘Greatest Showman’, and old favourites ‘Cats’, ‘Fame’ ,’Pippin’, ‘Madagascar’, ‘Catch me if you Can’ and ‘Mamma […]
[ February 28, 2019; March 1, 2019 to March 3, 2019. March 7, 2019 to March 10, 2019. March 14, 2019 to March 17, 2019. ]
Guru Dudu and his Village People return to Adelaide.
Everyone wears headphones (supplied) and can hear the hilarious commentary and the dance-mix of uplifting favourites from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s & 00’s.
They make spontaneous flash-mobs around city icons. Please come light-handed as they will be on the move a lot around the city. Wear comfortable dancing shoes. […]
[ March 9, 2019 2:30 pm to March 11, 2019 2:30 pm. March 9, 2019 4:00 pm to March 11, 2019 4:00 pm. March 16, 2019 2:30 pm to March 17, 2019 2:30 pm. March 16, 2019 4:00 pm to March 17, 2019 4:00 pm. ]
Peter Combe in Live It Up and Fry An Egg On a Slippery Dip!!
Peter Combe and the Theatre Bugs kids return with a quirky new show.
Lots of faves such as Newspaper Mama, Juicy Juicy Green Grass, Spaghetti Bolognaise, Live It Up, Ting Tang Teng Tong, Lullaby for Thom, Chish & Fips, The Silly Postman, Sleepy […]
[ January 17, 2019 to January 20, 2019. ]
Madiba The Musical
The powerful and uplifting Madiba the Musical is a soul-stirring celebration of the visionary leader Nelson Mandela. The epic show pays tribute to the charismatic icon and activist whilst exploring the struggles, racial conflicts and divisions behind his unyielding crusade for reconciliation in South Africa.
The show about destiny and desire springs to life […]
[ January 12, 2019; ]
All Together Now
A celebration of arts and culture with a soundtrack you can dance to. Headlined by ten piece Afro-Cuban act ‘Ah Hum!’ the musical lineup also features Afrobeat, conscious Hip Hop, contemporary Greek music, traditional Chinese performance and Spanish Flamenco dancers. Art workshops include lantern making and clay animals presented by the School of […]
[ February 23, 2019; ]
Sounds in the Garden – Salisbury Secret Garden
Take your singing voices and dancing moves to join in on the high energy at Sounds in the Garden.
This year the event will be headlined by Brisbane-band ‘Sheppard’, who launched onto the music scene with hits such as ‘Geronimo’, ‘We Belong’ and ‘Let Me Down Easy’. Enjoy an […]
[ January 15, 2019 to January 20, 2019. ]
Peter Pan Jr. at the Stirling Community Theatre
Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale, Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favourites of all time. This high-flying Tony Award-winning musical has been performed around the world and delighted audiences for 60 years.
Peter visits the nursery of the Darling children late one […]
All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Murder Mystery | Flinders University Performing Arts Society | 17-19 Jan 2019
[ January 17, 2019 7:30 pm to January 19, 2019 7:30 pm. ]
What is it about murder mysteries that audiences love? The suspense? The master sleuth? The accents? The ridiculous characters?
In Flinders University Performing Arts Society’s debut production, the murder mystery tropes that we all know and love will be pushed to their limits, with hilarious results. The question on everyone’s minds will not be “who dunnit?”, […]
[ July 21, 2019; 10:30 am; 1:00 pm; ]
Dr Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat – Live on Stage
Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat.
In 1957, Theodor Seuss Geisel used this formula and only 200 words to write his second children’s book as Dr. Seuss. More than 50 years later, The Cat in the Hat is […]
[ May 4, 2019; 7:00 pm; ]
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra presents a Disney Production
The Force will be with the ASO on May the fourth as they present Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert.
John Williams’ legendary score paired with one of the most critically-acclaimed films of all time will make this screen and sound […]
[ January 29, 2019; ]
Summer rock festival Under The Southern Stars will be rocking Adelaide on 25 January 2019 with a line-up of Australian Rock Royalty. The perfect summer festival celebration!
Under the Southern Stars is excited to announce this year’s return with a huge line up of the best of Australian rock. Off the back of last year’s inaugural […]
[ December 19, 2018; 7:30 pm; ]
Band of the South Australia Police 2018 Christmas Concert
The Band of the South Australia Police are ringing their sleigh bells presenting an evening of popular Christmas cheer suitable for all ages.
In the majestic setting of the Adelaide Town Hall, the Concert Band, smaller ensembles and vocalists present some traditional Christmas fare. There may also be […]
[ December 9, 2018; 2:00 pm; ]
City of Adelaide Christmas Gala Concert
Get into the Christmas spirit with all the vintage glamour of the flying forties at the City of Adelaide Christmas Gala Concert.
Hosted by Tom Rehn (Channel 9), this festive concert features carols and songs from popular local choirs and musicians with tributes to Dame Vera Lynn and The Andrew Sisters. […]
[ February 15, 2019 to March 17, 2019. ]
Don’t miss the fun and excitement of the 2019 Adelaide Fringe and all it has to offer between 15 February and 17 March 2019!
The Adelaide Fringe has become the Southern Hemisphere’s largest (and Australia’s biggest ticket selling) open access arts festival since it began 58 years ago. The Fringe completely takes over Adelaide, our surrounding suburbs […]
[ December 2, 2018; 12:00 pm; ]
Adelaide Botanic Gardens Concert
Bring a blanket and a picnic, and enjoy music al fresco with loads of variety, even James Bond.
Adelaide Youth Orchestra are performing at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens for a FREE concert on Sunday 2 December 2018.
Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy music al fresco. From Teddy Bear’s Picnic to Vivaldi, Youth […]
Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends
Touring Australia in Winter 2019
Grab your mouse ears and get ready for the ultimate interactive event in Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends. Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy join Mickey on a journey to discover his favourite memory of all time.
Using Mickey’s Mouse Pad, show hosts help […]
[ December 19, 2018; ]
Santa’s Magical Show
Santa’s Amazing Magic Show is coming back to the Hopgood Theatre this Christmas.
Santa’s Magical Show is a magic show filled with Christmas cheer. Enjoy a magical experience with Santa in Adelaide and get to meet and greet with Santa before and after the magic show. This is a wonderful show for anyone who […]
[ November 29, 2018; November 30, 2018; ]
Born in a Taxi’s Enlighten
To celebrate their new partnership, QBE Insurance Australia and Adelaide Festival Centre present Born in a Taxi’s ‘Enlighten’ – bringing a sense of beauty, wonder and play to the Festival Theatre foyer for a limited season of free performances.
Profound, joyful, poetic and playful, ‘Enlighten’ is a meditation on what unifies us. […]
[ December 14, 2018; December 15, 2018; ]
Christmas Proms 2018
It’s the most wonderful time of the year as Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Guy Noble, joins Adelaide’s beloved Christmas Proms at Festival Theatre from 14 – 15 December 2018.
Feel the spirit of Christmas as musical magic comes alive in song and dance with performances by musical theatre star Lucy Durack (Wicked, Wizard […]
[ March 2, 2019; 8:30 pm; ]
National Geographic Symphony For Our World – Adelaide Festival
Since its iconic yellow-spined magazines embraced imagery over a century ago, National Geographic has defined the art of nature photography and helped shape our understanding of the earth.
Its vaults are vast and now have been artfully plundered to create a spectacular 90 minute film synchronised to a […]
[ November 18, 2018; 3:00 pm; ]
Adelaide Youth Orchestras Gala Concert – Fanfare
Celebrate a year of music in four orchestras and applaud AdYO alumni composers, whose newly composed fanfares you’ll hear.
Other musical highlights include Europe’s ‘The Final Countdown’ for strings and Rossini’s galloping William Tell overture.
Adelaide Youth Orchestra | Keith Crellin OAM | Conductor
Adelaide Youth Wind Orchestra | Al Kidney | Conductor
Adelaide Youth Sinfonia | Minas Berberyan […]
[ November 17, 2018; 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
Dub in the Park is back for its 3rd year, and is set to be bigger and better than ever!
This family friendly, community event showcasing local and international World-Music Arts and Culture, is set outdoors in the stunning sacred surrounds of the Living Kaurna Culture Centre, just 15 minutes from the Adelaide CBD.
Featuring Sam Perry, […]
[ December 8, 2018; 7:30 pm; ]
Adelaide Invitational – Professional Bull Riders
Welcome to the roller coaster world of the adrenalin cowboy as they take on the nations most extreme bucking bulls in a 3 hour action packed event that will keep you on the edge of your seat from the first bull of the night through to the last.
It’s a showdown […]
[ December 14, 2018 to December 16, 2018. ]
A musical version of the classic tale of an orphan girl, Anne, who rises from destitution to happiness in the farm country entirely by virtue of her pluck and personality. Anne’s adventures at Green Gables, the farm owned by her new caretakers, are both comical and heartwarming.
With a wonderful local cast featuring Issy Darwent as […]
[ March 8, 2019 to March 11, 2019. ]
Over the March long weekend in Adelaide, WOMADelaide returns again to the green oasis of Adelaide’s stunning Botanic Park. WOMADelaide is one of Australia’s iconic festivals and is an award-winning celebration of the very best of the World of Music, Arts & Dance.
Returning to Adelaide’s Botanic Park from 8-11 March 2019, WOMADelaide has announced the final […]
[ June 29, 2019; 7:30 pm; ]
Professor Brian Cox Universal World Tour 2019
Having set TWO Guinness World Record Titles with his previous sell-out live tour, Professor Brian Cox is heading back out on the road with a brand new show for 2019, Professor Brian Cox Universal World Tour 2019. Tickets for the Adelaide show are on sale now.
Beginning in the UK […]
[ September 12, 2019 to September 14, 2019. September 19, 2019 to September 21, 2019. ]
Part fairytale and part lipstick-smeared vigilante escapade.
Mayhem. Adventure. Hormones.
Greta Driscoll is chronically shy and privately falling apart.
Frozen in the spotlight of her fifteenth birthday, things go from bad to worse when a stranger arrives propelling her into a parallel place; a latent world that’s weirdly erotic, violent and thoroughly ludicrous.
Part fairytale and part lipstick-smeared […]
[ May 29, 2019 to May 31, 2019. ]
By Windmill Theatre Company
From the makers of Grug, comes this BEEP – a slightly sideways tale about unexpected friendship, finding where you fit, and learning to mix it up a little.
In Mort’s village, everything has its place, every day is the same and everyone likes it that way. Until one morning, crash, boom, bang… down comes […]
[ February 26, 2019 to March 3, 2019. March 5, 2019 to March 6, 2019. ]
Baba Yaga by Windmill Theatre Company
Vaselina lives the quiet life, working as a receptionist in a very tall apartment block. But all that changes when she is forced to confront a terrifying resident who plays her music far too loudly and eats jelly babies with her mouth open.
Who is this mysterious neighbour? Will she ever turn the music down? […]
[ January 27, 2019; 11:00 am; ]
Steve Backshall’s Deadly 60 Down Under
Presented by Andrew Kay and Phil Bathols in association with BBC Studios and Adelaide Festival Centre.
After two sell-out Australian tours, Steve Backshall, the star of the hit TV show Deadly 60 is returning to Australia with his brand new stage show.
Steve will appear live on stage with some of Australia’s […]
[ May 22, 2019; 10:00 am; 1:00 pm; ]
A Monkey Baa Theatre Company production | Based on the book by Memo Fox and Julie Vivas
Adapted by Eva Di Cesare and Sandra Eldridge Directed by Sandra Eldridge
A brand-new stage adaption of a magical Australian classic.
For more than 30 years, Mem Fox’s Possum Magic has captivated and enchanted young people all over Australia.
Grandma Poss loves […]