All Events

Dates:
Wednesday, 26th August 2015 - 7:30pm
Thursday, 27th August 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, 27th August 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, 28th August 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 29th August 2015 - 7:30pm
Dylan Thomas: Return Journey at the Theatre Royal Backspace

Dylan Thomas: Return Journey

PERFORMED IN THE THEATRE ROYAL BACKSPACE

An extraordinary encounter with a literary giant.

Original direction by Anthony Hopkins starring Bob Kingdom as Dylan Thomas

 

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Dates:
Friday, 28th August 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 29th August 2015 - 2:00pm
Saturday, 29th August 2015 - 8:00pm
Croon 2 “Return of the Swing” at the Theatre Royal

Croon 2
“Return of the Swing”

The boys are back in town with a brand new Big Band Show!  It’s bigger, brighter and ‘Croonier’ than ever. 

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Dates:
Monday, 31st August 2015 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, 1st September 2015 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, 2nd September 2015 - 8:00pm
Thursday, 3rd September 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 4th September 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 5th September 2015 - 8:00pm
Inappropriate Magic Bodane Hatten

Inappropriate Magic

PERFORMED IN THE THEATRE ROYAL BACKSPACE

Bodane Hatten invites you to a night of hilarity, craziness and incredible sleight of hand!

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Dates:
Tuesday, 8th September 2015 - 8:00pm
Daniel De Borah (Photograph: Darren James)

Daniel De Borah

PERFORMED AT HOBART TOWN HALL

Daniel De Borah is one of the finest young pianists in the country.

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Dates:
Thursday, 10th September 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 11th September 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 12th September 2015 - 8:00pm
The State of the Tasmanian Economy at the Theatre Royal

The State of the Tasmanian Economy

Jonathan’s Biggins is one of Australia’s sharpest political satirists, and this wickedly funny comedy of all things Tasmanian was a hit of the Theatre Royal’s 2014 season.

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Dates:
Thursday, 10th September 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 11th September 2015 - 8:00pm

Ruff
A Peggy Shaw Solo Performance - from Split Britches (UK/USA)

PERFORMED IN THE THEATRE ROYAL BACKSPACE

Peggy Shaw had a stroke in January 2011. The stroke was in her PONS, which rhymes with the Fonz, one of her many role models.

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Dates:
Friday, 11th September 2015 (All day)
Saturday, 12th September 2015 (All day)
Sunday, 13th September 2015 (All day)

Tasmanian Writers
& Readers Festival

The Tasmanian Writers and Readers Festival is the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre biennial celebration of all the things you’ll find related to the written word

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Dates:
Tuesday, 15th September 2015 - 7:00pm
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An Evening with John Bell:
A Life with Shakespeare

In his last year as Co-Artistic Director with Bell Shakespeare, the Theatre Royal is proud to announce this special event with John Bell, one of Australia’s national living treasures.

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Dates:
Wednesday, 16th September 2015 - 7:30pm
Thursday, 17th September 2015 - 7:30pm
Swan Lake at the Theatre Royal

Swan Lake

Swan Lake crosses the world of magic and mystical creatures with that of the real world. It is a story where the virtues of love and forgiveness in the end conquer evil and betrayal.

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Dates:
Friday, 18th September 2015 - 8:00pm
Johnny Cash the Concert at the Theatre Royal

Johnny Cash the Concert
60 years of Cash 1955-2015

60 years after the release of this first single, Award-Winning singer Daniel Thompson & Australian guitar master Stuie French are back with Johnny Cash The Concert, keeping the spirit of the Man in Black alive with their authentic tribute to Johnny Cash and his music.

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Dates:
Saturday, 19th September 2015 - 6:00pm
Playback Theatre 20th Anniversary Performance at the Theatre Royal Backspace

Playback Theatre 20th Anniversary Performance

PERFORMED IN THE THEATRE ROYAL BACKSPACE

Help us celebrate Playback Theatre turning 20!

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Dates:
Saturday, 19th September 2015 - 8:00pm

Roy Orbison
& The Everly Brothers

Come and relive the magic and the classic hits of Roy Orbison & The Everly Brothers some of the world’s greatest and most successful rock 'n' roll music legends of all time.

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Dates:
Sunday, 20th September 2015 - 7:30pm
Isla Grant Farewell Concert Tour

Isla Grant
'Farewell Concert Tour'

Scotland's legendary singer/song writer Isla Grant, returns to Australia for her ‘Farewell Concert Tour’.

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Dates:
Monday, 21st September 2015 - 1:30pm
Monday, 21st September 2015 - 4:00pm
Tuesday, 22nd September 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, 22nd September 2015 - 1:30pm
Octonauts Live! Operation Reef Shield at the Theatre Royal

Octonauts Live!
Operation Reef Shield

In this fun, musical adventure, the Octonauts join forces with a rag-tag crew of Australian sea creatures to ward off an outbreak of starfish who want to eat the Great Barrier Reef.

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Dates:
Thursday, 24th September 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, 25th September 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 26th September 2015 - 7:30pm
Bell shakespeare's Hamlet at the Theatre Royal

Hamlet

Damien Ryan will deliver a new production of Hamlet, infused with the passion, contemplation and emotion that Shakespeare’s compelling poetry cries out for.

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Dates:
Friday, 25th September 2015 - 6:30pm
Saturday, 26th September 2015 - 2:00pm
Saturday, 26th September 2015 - 5:00pm
Sunday, 27th September 2015 - 2:00pm
Wednesday, 30th September 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, 1st October 2015 - 11:00am
Friday, 2nd October 2015 - 11:00am
Friday, 2nd October 2015 - 6:30pm
Saturday, 3rd October 2015 - 2:00pm
Saturday, 3rd October 2015 - 6:30pm
Red Racing Hood at the Theatre Royal

Red Racing Hood

PERFORMED IN THE THEATRE ROYAL BACKSPACE

Featuring wonderful performances and puppetry that has made Terrapin famous.

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Dates:
Sunday, 27th September 2015 - 8:00pm
An Evening With Joan Baez at the Theatre Royal

An Evening With Joan Baez

A rare opportunity to experience one of the world’s great performers. America’s legendary folk singer, songwriter and activist Joan Baez will perform in Hobart for the first time.

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Dates:
Wednesday, 30th September 2015 - 7:30pm
Thursday, 1st October 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, 2nd October 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 3rd October 2015 - 7:30pm
The Weir at the Theatre Royal

The Weir

Theatre’s power as an arena for storytelling meets the great Irish tradition of the bar room tale in Conor McPherson’s brilliant gem of a play about loss and the consolations of connection.

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Dates:
Sunday, 4th October 2015 - 11:00am
Sunday, 4th October 2015 - 1:30pm
Sunday, 4th October 2015 - 4:00pm
Giggle & Hoot and Friends at the Theatre Royal

Giggle & Hoot
and Friends

Get ready Owl Pals – Giggle and Hoot are coming!

At long last the Giggle-mobile will make it’s way to Hobart when Jimmy Giggle, Hoot and Hootabelle set off on another giggle-icious live stage adventure with their friends the Bananas in Pyjamas.
 

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Dates:
Thursday, 8th October 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, 9th October 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 10th October 2015 - 7:30pm
Flak at the Theatre Royal Backspace

Flak

PERFORMED IN THE THEATRE ROYAL BACKSPACE

Based on his two best-selling books, Flak and Fly, well-known writer and performer Michael Veitch presents Flak

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Dates:
Friday, 9th October 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 10th October 2015 - 7:30pm
Affinity at the Theatre Royal

Affinity

Be enthralled by an exquisite double-bill of captivating dance performed by Tasdance and accompanied by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

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Dates:
Sunday, 11th October 2015 - 7:30pm
Frank – A Life in Song at the Theatre Royal

Frank – A Life in Song

Tom Burlinson, the voice of young Frank in the Golden Globe award-winning “Sinatra” stars in his highly acclaimed hit. A celebration of the music and career of the late, great Ol’ Blue Eyes.

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Dates:
Wednesday, 14th October 2015 - 7:30pm
Dr Hook Timeless World Tour at the Theatre Royal

Dennis Locorriere presents
Dr Hook

An evening of Dr Hook’s ‘Timeless’ hits fronted by the legendary voice of founding lead vocalist Dennis Locorriere, the true voice of Dr Hook, and his celebrated live band.

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Dates:
Thursday, 15th October 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 16th October 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 17th October 2015 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, 21st October 2015 - 8:00pm
Thursday, 22nd October 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 23rd October 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 24th October 2015 - 8:00pm
And Then, We Learn Nothing at the Theatre Royal Backspace

And Then,
We Learn Nothing

PERFORMED IN THE THEATRE ROYAL BACKSPACE

Blue Cow’s investigation into the events before, during and after the Charlie Hebdo shootings.

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Dates:
Friday, 16th October 2015 - 8:00pm
Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase at the Theatre Royal

Sydney Comedy
Festival Showcase

Boasting a line-up of the best local and international comics and showcasing some of the funniest and freshest emerging talent.

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Dates:
Saturday, 17th October 2015 - 8:00pm
SuperWog Live at the Theatre Royal

Superwog Live!

Get ready for a night of non-stop laughs as Superwog, the superstars of YouTube comedy, present a brand new hilarious live stage show.

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Dates:
Tuesday, 20th October 2015 - 8:00pm
Modigliani Quartet (Photograph: Keith Saunders)

Modigliani Quartet

PERFORMED AT HOBART TOWN HALL

This will be the Australian debut of this vibrant and youthful group, founded in Paris in 2003.

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Dates:
Friday, 23rd October 2015 - 8:00pm
I Know Leopard

I Know Leopard
+ Support Acts

The Theatre Royal and The Set List present fresh Australian music from Sydney band, I Know Leopard, supported by amazing Hobart talent.

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Dates:
Saturday, 31st October 2015 - 7:30pm
Genesis at the Theatre Royal

Genesis

The Dream Dance Company presents their first live production Genesis, the birth of a new Australian commercial dance company featuring an all-star cast of the top professional dancers in Australia. Featuring some of the alumni of So You Think You Can Dance Australia.

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Dates:
Friday, 13th November 2015 - 7:00pm
Friday, 13th November 2015 - 9:15pm
Saturday, 14th November 2015 - 7:00pm
Strassman’s “iTedE” at the Theatre Royal

Strassman’s “iTedE”

It's about Chucking time! Strassman's funniest show ever!

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Dates:
Tuesday, 17th November 2015 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, 18th November 2015 - 8:00pm
Thursday, 19th November 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 20th November 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 21st November 2015 - 8:00pm
The Fugly Duckling at the Theatre Royal

The Fugly Duckling

Regular theatre-goers in Hobart have come to love the annual Bawdy Panto. Now in its 13th year!

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Dates:
Saturday, 23rd January 2016 - 7:30pm
An Evening with David Sedaris

An Evening with
David Sedaris

Bestselling author David Sedaris returns to Australia in January 2016 for a much anticipated third tour down under.

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Dates:
Saturday, 30th January 2016 - 8:00pm
Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally

Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally
Summer of 69: No Apostrophe

Award-winning Comedy power couple Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) and Megan Mullally (Will and Grace) are bringing their real-life relationship to the stage!

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Dates:
Saturday, 27th February 2016 - 8:00pm
Ian Moss

Ian Moss

Still respected as one of Australia’s iconic musicians, 5 times ARIA winner Ian Moss delivers an unforgettable live sound – not only as a telling soloist on guitar but especially with his silken voice, ringing with clarity and resonating with pure soul.

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Dates:
Saturday, 5th March 2016 - 8:00pm
The Ultimate ABBA Show

Gold
The Ultimate ABBA Show

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of one of ABBA’s signature songs

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