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October 2017


2 October, 2017

Leading exponents of Klezmer music and Yiddish song, Klezmania take the European tunes they grew up with and extend the boundaries across many other musical styles.

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Three of a Kind: Alexander, Colin and Ted Nettelbeck

4 October, 2017

Three jazz pianists: brothers Colin and Ted, and Colin’s son Alexander, perform together in public for the first time.

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Taxithi 2: Metanastes – The Immigrants

11 October, 2017

The second instalment of Taxithi: An Australian Odyssey - a rehearsed reading and fundraiser.

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A Night of Poetry and Music for Barry Jones

12 October, 2017

A night of poetry and music to celebrate Barry Jones' birthday.

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November 2017

Birdcage Thursdays by Sandra Fiona Long

2 November, 2017 - 12 November, 2017

A dark and humorous new Australian theatre work about isolation and excess in modern life.

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Rainbow Man by Peter Dawncy

15 November, 2017 - 26 November, 2017

A tale of many tales.

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Earshot, by Kate Hunter and collaborators.


29 November, 2017 - 3 December, 2017

Everyone is listening.

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December 2017

Travelling Tales

7 December, 2017 - 10 December, 2017

The third concert in Adam Simmons' 'The Usefulness of Art' concert series and a Melbourne premiere.

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La Mauvaise Reputation

11 December, 2017

Be transported to the parties of Paris in the 1930s

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Beethoven’s Birthday with Tristan Lee

Beethoven’s Birthday with Tristan Lee & Gina Gataveckaite

17 December, 2017

A program of three of the great sonatas written between 1801 and 1804 to celebrate the composer's birthday.

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January 2018

Lucky: Songs by Kylie

17 January - 21 January

Helpmann award winner Michael Griffiths explores the songs and stories of Kylie Minogue.

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Small Cruelties

18 January - 20 January

During Midsumma Festival for three nights only, Willing presents a theatrical telling of his yet to be released sophomore EP.

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Strangers in Between by Tommy Murphy

24 January - 11 February

A contemporary Australian classic from the playwright of 'Holding the Man'.

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February 2018

This is Eden by Emily Goddard

14 February - 25 February

A limited return season of an extraordinary work that examines our dark past. Part of the 2018 VCE Drama Playlist.

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The Ones by Peter Rose

26 February

A reading of three new short works by Peter Rose presented in our gallery.

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SARAY Iluminado

28 February

SARAY Iluminado play new interpretations of Sevdah (traditional folk music) from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Jewish Sephardic music from the Balkans.

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March 2018

None but the Lonely Heart

2 March

Young Greek-Cypriot Australian Soprano, Christiana Aloneftis, performs an exciting and eclectic program in our theatre.

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Venus in Fur by David Ives

9 - 9 March
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until 24 March, 2018

One event on 18 February, 2018 at 2:00pm

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until 18 March, 2018

A whip-smart exploration of sexual politics, gender and power.

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ABR Peter Porter Poetry Prize

19 March

Please join us as we announce the winner of the 2018 ABR Peter Porter Poetry Prize

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An Evening with Sam Shepard

25 - 25 March
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One event on 26 March, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on 27 March, 2018 at 7:30pm

HSTheatre presents 'I Lost Track of Time', a celebration of the writings of Sam Shepard.

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April 2018

La Serenissima by Genesis Baroque

Genesis Baroque
23 April

Genesis Baroque takes us on a journey to 18th century Venice, with works by Vivaldi, Ziani, and Giacomelli.

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May 2018

The Calling

Adam Simmons
3 May - 6 May

The fourth installment in Adam Simmons' 'The Usefulness of Art' series.

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Resident Alien by Tim Fountain

Cameron Lukey presents
9 May - 13 May

Paul Capsis returns for a limited season in his "astonishing" performance as Quentin Crisp.

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Jillian Murray
16 May - 27 May

A thought provoking new Australian work by Jillian Murray and Suzanne Chaundy with words by Simone de Beauvoir.

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Have Clarinet, Will Travel

Ed Ferris and Special Guests
28 May

Clarinet maverick Ed Ferris is joined by special guests in a program of Astor Piazzolla, Elena Kats-Chernin, Arvo Pӓrt and others

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That Which Resonates, That Which Decays

Bianca Gannon/Elliott Hughes Duo
29 May

New Works for Gamelan, Piano, Trumpet and Beyond

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Tristan Lee

30 May

'Tristan Lee presents a sublime program including Beethoven's greatest piano sonata, the 'Hammerklavier'.

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June 2018

SENES Flamenco Ensemble presents: SoMoS

The Boite
4 June

An evening of traditional Flamenco music and dance and classical Spanish guitar

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5 June

A concert by Collide, a new and versatile ensemble with the unique combination of Saxophone, Cello and Piano.

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BLOOMSDAY IN MELBOURNE: Holy Cow! James Joyce Slaughters the Sacred Cows of English Literature

Holy Cow!

Bloomsday in Melbourne
13 June - 17 June

James Joyce Slaughters the Sacred Cows of English Literature. In Ulysses, nothing and no-one is safe and everything is fair game.

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Brave World

Retro Futurismus
21 June - 8 July

The Feminista Supernovas of Retro Futurismus are back! “★★★★★ Brave World is a work of genius” - Theatre People

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The Boite
25 June

Inspired by sadness and joy, Klezmania embraces the old and the new. Grounded in the present, yet steeped in Eastern European Jewish roots, their music looks ahead, evoking a conversation about passion and life, a journey from quiet intensity to wild delight.

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July 2018

Coral Browne: This F***ing Lady!

Genevieve Mooy
10 July - 22 July

“Wit and charm bring Coral Browne’s fascinating life to light” - The Age

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The Kites of Tianjin

Adam Simmons
26 July - 29 July

A magical new composition by Adam Simmons, inspired by the Chinese city’s renowned "Wei Kites".

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August 2018


Christopher Bryant
1 August - 12 August

A daring new Australian work from writer Christopher Bryant and director Daniel Lammin.

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