All Events

Dates:
Friday, 8th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 9th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, 12th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, 13th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Thursday, 14th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 15th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 16th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, 19th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, 20th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Thursday, 21st May 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 22nd May 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 23rd May 2015 - 8:00pm
The 2015 Uni Revue at the Theatre Royal

2015 Uni Revue
Indiana Joe and the Budget of Doom!

If ever you have been thinking about going to a Revue, this is the one to see – the one that you will talk about for years to come!

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Dates:
Wednesday, 27th May 2015 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 27th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Thursday, 28th May 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, 28th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Downtown! The Mod Musical at the Theatre Royal

Downtown!
The Mod Musical

In celebration of Fahan School’s 80th anniversary, Fahan School is proud to showcase a production of Downtown! The Mod Musical at the Theatre Royal.

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Dates:
Thursday, 28th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 29th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 30th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, 3rd June 2015 - 8:00pm
Thursday, 4th June 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 5th June 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 6th June 2015 - 8:00pm
Grounded at the Theatre Royal Backspace

GROUNDED

PERFORMED IN THE THEATRE ROYAL BACKSPACE

An ace fighter-pilot’s career is ended early due to an unexpected pregnancy. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night

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Dates:
Friday, 29th May 2015 - 8:00pm

California Dreaming
The music of the Mamas and the Papas

Their music weaved its magic across the world and epitomised the 1960’s and the flower power movement.

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Dates:
Saturday, 30th May 2015 - 8:00pm
Joel Creasey at the Theatre Royal

Joel Creasey

Winning critical acclaim, celebrity fans and 5 star reviews around the world Joel Creasey returns to premiere his hot, brand-new new show.

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Dates:
Tuesday, 2nd June 2015 - 8:00pm
 Steven Isserlis (Photograph: Keith Saunders)

Steven Isserlis
& Connie Shih

PERFORMED AT HOBART TOWN HALL

Steven Isserlis describes himself as ‘cellist, author, musical explorer and general enthusiast’, which pretty well sums up this popular British musician’s ebullient personality. Steven will be joined by his long-time friend, Connie Shih, in her first Australian appearance.

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Dates:
Thursday, 4th June 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, 5th June 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 6th June 2015 - 1:30pm
Saturday, 6th June 2015 - 7:30pm
Barry Manilow's Copacabana A new musical comedy at the Theatre Royal

Barry Manilow's Copacabana
A new musical comedy

Featuring hits such as Copacabana, Just Arrived and Man Wanted the show promises to be a colourful and creative spectacle showcasing the talents of Year 9-12 students of The Friends’ School.

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Dates:
Tuesday, 9th June 2015 - 5:30pm
Wednesday, 10th June 2015 - 5:30pm
Photo credit: Revolting Rhymes illustration -® 1982 Quentin Blake

ROALD DAHL’S
Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts

Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts bursts off the page in a spectacular new live show, taking the world’s best-loved fairy tales and rearranging them with some surprising and hilarious twists.

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Dates:
Friday, 12th June 2015 - 6:00pm
Saturday, 13th June 2015 - 6:00pm
Sunday, 14th June 2015 - 4:00pm
(Photo credit: Sarah Walker)

Orlando

Theatrical mavericks THE RABBLE bring us a hallucinatory reworking of Virginia Woolf ’s classic gender-bending parable.

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Dates:
Friday, 12th June 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 13th June 2015 - 8:00pm
Blue Cow Presents GROUNDED

GROUNDED
Performed at Moonah Arts Centre

An ace fighter-pilot’s career is ended early due to an unexpected pregnancy. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night

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Dates:
Friday, 26th June 2015 - 7:30pm
EM RUSCIANO at the Theatre Royal

Em Rusciano
The Motherload

Imagine all the love of a Celine power ballad, and all the snot and isolation of an Ebola outbreak.

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Dates:
Saturday, 27th June 2015 - 7:30pm
Alex Williamson at the Theatre Royal

Alex Williamson
That Guy from the Internet

That Guy from the Internet. That’s what Alex is… but he’s sold out Edinburgh, Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland since he was last in Hobart.

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Dates:
Sunday, 28th June 2015 - 8:00pm
Celtic Illusion at the Theatre Royal

Celtic Illusion

Now with brand new music, illusions and choreographing, this ground breaking Irish dance extravaganza is 100% heart stopping entertainment!

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Dates:
Friday, 3rd July 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 4th July 2015 - 7:30pm
Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow at the Theatre Royal

Melbourne International
Comedy Festival Roadshow

Full line-up announced!

Be prepared for laughs a plenty as we let loose our most loved comedians onto the open road for the Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow in all its glory.

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Dates:
Wednesday, 8th July 2015 - 8:00pm
Festival of Voices Presents Keep One Eye on the Stranger at The Theatre Royal

Keep One Eye
on the Stranger

An exclusive songwriting and mentoring workshop with Australian Idol winner Wes Carr. 

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Dates:
Thursday, 9th July 2015 - 8:00pm
Festival of Voices presents The Exchange at the Theatre Royal

The Exchange (USA)

Revealing a fresh, new performance you don’t want to miss.

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Dates:
Sunday, 12th July 2015 - 7:00pm
Festival of Voices presents Meow! (photo credit: Harmony Nicholas)

Meow!

MEOW in the Theatre Royal! What could possibly go wrong?

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Dates:
Thursday, 16th July 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, 17th July 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 18th July 2015 - 7:30pm
Mother at the Theatre Royal

Mother

STARRING NONI HAZLEHURST

Reconnect with loved ones and enjoy some of Australia’s grittiest theatre.

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Dates:
Thursday, 23rd July 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 24th July 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 25th July 2015 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, 29th July 2015 - 8:00pm
Thursday, 30th July 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 31st July 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 1st August 2015 - 8:00pm
Perplex at the Theatre Royal Backspace

Perplex

PERFORMED IN THE THEATRE ROYAL BACKSPACE

Give yourself over to this madcap and largely indescribable comedy, and you’ll come to understand that the universe really is absolutely unpredictable.

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Dates:
Friday, 24th July 2015 - 8:00pm
Frenchy Live 'n' Lanky at the Theatre Royal

Frenchy
Live 'n' Lanky

You may know his cult series ‘Around Girlfriend Vs Around Mates’,  now Frenchy will bring his unique, relaxed style to Hobart in this hour of laughs.

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Dates:
Saturday, 25th July 2015 - 7:30pm
Vinyl Viagra at the Theatre Royal

Vinyl Viagra

The fabulous Ms B will unleash the vixens of vinyl, making temperatures soar and hearts pulse.

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Dates:
Saturday, 1st August 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:
Friday, 7th August 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 8th August 2015 - 7:30pm
Australia Day at the Theatre Royal

Australia Day

Nothing is sacred as the national identity is put through the ringer in this thoroughly modern ripper of a comedy!

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Dates:
Tuesday, 11th August 2015 - 8:00pm
I Fagiolini (Photograph: Photograph: Keith Saunders)

I Fagiolini

PERFORMED AT HOBART TOWN HALL

Founded in 1986, I Fagiolini specialises in Renaissance and contemporary vocal music, giving it a playful, highly theatrical twist.

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Dates:
Thursday, 20th August 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, 21st August 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 22nd August 2015 - 7:30pm
Sydney Dance Company's De Novo at the Theatre Royal

Sydney Dance Company
De Novo

This is dance that doesn’t play it safe. From the minds of three choreographers, channelled through the exquisite dancers of Sydney Dance Company.

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Dates:
Monday, 24th August 2015 - 7:00pm
WotOpera at the Theatre Royal

WotOpera Hobart

Original operas meaningful to the lives of young people.

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Dates:
Wednesday, 26th August 2015 - 7:30pm
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:
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:
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 - 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 - 8:00pm
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:
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:
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, members of The Australian Ballet, and accompanied by the TSO.

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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:
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:
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, 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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