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2023 - 2024
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Cheap Trick and The Angels

Thursday 29 February 2024, 8pm
Cheap Trick are heading to Australia in 2024 and in addition to playing at Red Hot Summer Tour, the band will be LIVE at Civic Theatre joined by signature Australian rockers The Angels.
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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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Bang On Live - Myf Warhurst & Zan Rowe

Thursday 7 March 2024, 7.30pm
CITY HALL: Bang On Live is your your one stop shop for music, art, life, and stuff
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Great Southern Nights

8-23 March 2024
See all Great Southern Nights shows on at the Civic Theatre, Playhouse & City Hall here.
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Austin Mackay

Friday 8 March 2024, 8pm
PLAYHOUSE: Austin Mackay returns home for a very special and intimate performance in the Playhouse.
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Brawl at City Hall 2024

Friday 8 March 2024, 8pm
CITY HALL: Don't miss the highly anticipated 4th annual Brawl at City Hall event!
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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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Maple Glider

Saturday 9 March 2024, 8pm
PLAYHOUSE: See Maple Glider's contemporary folk performance
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Dan Sultan

Sunday 10 March 2024, 3.30pm & 7:30pm
PLAYHOUSE: Dan Sultan is hitting the road to play some of his favourite regional towns
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Seniors Festival Comedy Gala

Monday 11 March 2024, 11am
CITY HALL: Join the largest celebration for seniors in the southern hemisphere.
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Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos

Tuesday 12 March 2024, 8pm
CITY HALL: New solo album The True North is a deeply personal reflection
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Bleu Collective

Friday 15 March 2024, 5pm
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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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The Teskey Brothers

Thursday 21 March 2024, 7pm
CIVIC THEATRE: The Winding Way tour will be a rare and spellbinding 8-piece experience which is simply not to be missed.
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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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Under the Awning II

Saturday 23 March 2024, 2pm
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Miriam Margolyes: Oh Miriam! Live

Thursday 28 March 2024, 7pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Celebrated British-Australian TV and film star and raconteur, Miriam Margolyes, brings her new live stage show to Australia and New Zealand.
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Newcastle Writers Festival

CITY HALL + PLAYHOUSE: Newcastle Writers Festival Events
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Civic Cinema: Vanya

Friday 5 April 2024, 7pm
PLAYHOUSE: Andrew Scott (Fleabag) brings multiple characters to life in Simon Stephens’ (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) radical new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.
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The Wharf Revue | Pride in Prejudice

5-6 April 2024
CIVIC THEATRE: The Wharf Revue is back for another year of sensational value!
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Girls Like That

10-14 April 2024
An urgent and explosive play that explores the pressures on young people today in the wake of advancing technology.
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Celia Pacquola | I'm As Surprised As You Are

Saturday 13 April 2024, 6.30pm
NEWCASTLE CITY HALL: Come and have a catch up with Celia where only she speaks.
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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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The Jungle Book

18-27 April 2024
PLAYHOUSE: An action-packed adaptation of the classic adventure story
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Thursday 18 April 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Get ready for a spectacular night of Magic and Grand Illusion with one of Australia’s leading Illusionists, Anthony Street.
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Dawn French is a Huge Twat

19-20 April + 4 May 2024
CIVIC THEATRE: The Queen of British comedy, returns to the stage with her one-woman stand-up show
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Heath Franklin's Chopper

Friday 19th April 2024, 7.30pm
CITY HALL: Australia's MOST WANTED comedian Heath Franklin's Chopper is back after three years off.
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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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Rhys Nicholson | Huge Big Party Congratulations

Friday 26 April 2024, 8pm
CIVIC THEATRE: A brand new, hour-long, stand-up comedy concert from your ol’ pal Rhys Nicholson!
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Saturday 27 April 2024, 7.30pm
25/1/24 This show has been cancelled. Ticket holders will be emailed.
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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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Catch Me If You Can The Musical

1-4 May 2024
PLAYHOUSE: The high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting caught.
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Ross Noble | Jibber Jabber Jamboree

Friday 3 May 2024, 8pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Ross Noble is now perhaps the most successful cult comedian of our time
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Musica Viva Australia | Esmé Quartet

Tuesday 7 May 2024, 7.30pm
CITY HALL: Eloquent. Spellbinding. Monumental.
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Be More Chill The Musical

8-18 May 2024
PLAYHOUSE: The new musical sensation that's about to invade your brain… in the best way.
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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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Martha Wainwright

Saturday 11 May 2024, 8pm
CITY HALL: This May, Wainwright returns to Australian stages with her band
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Geoffrey Robertson KC How Do We Fix A Turbulent World?

Tuesday 28 May 2024, 7:30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: One of the world's great legal minds grapples with the state of Australia and the world today.
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Forest Song & Don Quixote

29-30 May 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Performed by the Grand Kyiv Ballet of Ukraine.
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Tommy Little Has a Regular Size Deck

Friday 31 May 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Spend an evening with the reigning deckhead of Australian comedy, Tommy Little
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Romeo & Juliet | Ballet International Gala

Saturday 1 June 2023, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: 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
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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Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

7-8 June 2024
Australia's premier comedy roadshow is coming your way!
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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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Missy Higgins | The Second Act Tour

15-16 June 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Celebrating 20 years since her trailblazing debut, The Sound Of White.
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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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TINA The Ultimate Tribute to the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll

Wednesday 26 June 2024, 8pm
CIVIC THEATRE: 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
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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Newcastle Comedy Gala

Saturday 29 June 2024, 7pm
CIVIC THEATRE: 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
CIVIC THEATRE: Get ready for a show unlike any other
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The Grandparents Club

Thursday 4 July 2024
CIVIC THEATRE: A show that celebrates Grandparenthood!
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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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School of Rock

18-20 July 2024
CIVIC THEATRE: 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
CITY HALL: 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
CIVIC THEATRE: The terrifying original, live on stage.
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Ballet International Gala V

Sunday 4 August 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Critically acclaimed Ballet International Gala (BIG) returns to Australia
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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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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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Musica Viva Australia | Pekka Kuusisto & Gabriel Kahane

Wednesday 14 August 2024, 7.30pm
CITY HALL: A new collaboration
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Leaving Jackson The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show

Thursday 15 August 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Join us for an unforgettable night of all things Johnny Cash
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Opera Australia | La Bohème

Thursday 22 August 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: Experience the original bohemian love story.
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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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Burn the Floor

Saturday 14 September 2024, 7.30pm
CIVIC THEATRE: 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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Romeo & Juliet: A Reimagining

19-28 September 2024
Experience Shakespeare like never before 'Romeo & Juliet: a reimagining' weaves timeless poetry with the power of movement.
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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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Karma Kafe

3-12 Oct 2024
By Carl Caulfield
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Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins

5-17 October 2024
CIVIC THEATRE: The magical tale of the world’s favourite Nanny returns to the Civic Theatre stage
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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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The Magic Hour

21-30 November 2024
Twisted, dark and funny. Think you know fairy-tales? Think again.
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