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Dates:
Wednesday, 26th November 2014 - 8:00pm
Thursday, 27th November 2014 - 8:00pm
Friday, 28th November 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 29th November 2014 - 8:00pm
Bawdy Panto Presents Throbbin' Hood at the Theatre Royal

Throbbin' Hood

Regular theatre-goers in Hobart have come to love the annual Bawdy Panto. Now in its 12th year!

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Dates:
Wednesday, 3rd December 2014 - 7:30pm
Thursday, 4th December 2014 - 7:30pm
Friday, 5th December 2014 - 6:30pm
Friday, 5th December 2014 - 8:30pm
Made Presents Sing for Me! at the Theatre Royal

Sing For Me!

To get what you desire sometimes you have to do something you would much rather not do.

Presented in cabaret mode on the stage of the Theatre Royal.

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Dates:
Saturday, 6th December 2014 - 6:30pm

Black & Gold

Body Language Dance is Black & Gold.

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Dates:
Tuesday, 9th December 2014 - 7:30pm
Ken Short and Friends at the Theatre Royal

Ken Short and Friends

A great night of music and fun. Hobart's best known and loved artists will be performing music from favourite musicals such as Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera, and Jesus Christ Superstar.

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Dates:
Saturday, 13th December 2014 - 1:30pm
Saturday, 13th December 2014 - 7:30pm

Destinations

Hobart Dance Academy is proud to present their 36th concert production Destinations.

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Dates:
Friday, 16th January 2015 - 8:30pm
Passenger at the Theatre Royal

Passenger
'Whispers' Australian Tour

Passenger, the voice of one of 2013’s most successful songs world-wide, Let Her Go, has announced a huge Australian & New Zealand tour off the back of the release of his new album Whispers – out 6 June.

WITH SPECIAL GUESTS 'THE ONCE'

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Dates:
Saturday, 17th January 2015 - 11:00am
Saturday, 17th January 2015 - 2:00pm
The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) at the Theatre Royal

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)

MONA FOMA

A live score by Phillip Johnston brings together elements of jazz, improvisation, minimalism and classical music to tell the story of the prince as he foils the magician’s plan, and soars headlong into a series of wondrous adventures.

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Dates:
Saturday, 17th January 2015 - 5:00pm
Neil Gaiman at the Theatre Royal

Neil Gaiman -
The Sleeper and the Spindle

Neil’s no stranger to our map of Tassie, and that’s the way we like it.

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Dates:
Thursday, 22nd January 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 23rd January 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 24th January 2015 - 8:00pm
The Naked Magicians at the Theatre Royal

The Naked Magicians

Following sold out shows and rave reviews across the country the world’s boldest and cheekiest magic show The Naked Magicians is coming to Hobart for a strictly limited season.

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Dates:
Saturday, 7th February 2015 - 2:00pm
Saturday, 7th February 2015 - 7:30pm
Boys in the Band at the Theatre Royal

Boys in the Band

This international hit show celebrates the world's greatest hits from the most iconic bands of the 20th century.

 

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Dates:
Saturday, 28th February 2015 - 8:00pm
Peace Train at the Theatre Royal

Peace Train
The Cat Stevens Story - Intimate & Acoustic

Due to overwhelming demand following the national tour of Peace Train in 2014, Darren Coggan will return for a very special encore performance of his critically acclaimed portrait of Cat Stevens.

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Dates:
Thursday, 5th March 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 6th March 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 7th March 2015 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, 10th March 2015 - 7:00pm
Wednesday, 11th March 2015 - 8:00pm
Thursday, 12th March 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 13th March 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 14th March 2015 - 8:00pm
Alzheimer Symphony at the Theatre Royal

Alzheimer Symphony

PERFORMED IN THE THEATRE ROYAL BACKSPACE

How important is order in your life? How often is your ‘to do list’ full of more than you can possibly achieve? How much of it actually matters?

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Dates:
Tuesday, 10th March 2015 - 5:30pm
Wednesday, 11th March 2015 - 5:30pm
Thursday, 12th March 2015 - 5:30pm
The 26-Storey Treehouse at the Theatre Royal

The 26-Storey Treehouse

More inventions – like the 78 flavour ice-cream-dispensing robot and the brain bamboozling Maze of Doom (not to mention the self-inflating underpants) and more things to go wrong...

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Dates:
Tuesday, 17th March 2015 - 7:30pm
52nd SPIRIT of INDIA at the Theatre Royal

52nd SPIRIT of INDIA

PRESENTED BY NATARAJ CULTURAL CENTRE AS PART OF THE TASMANIAN INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL

John Unicomb Memorial Concert

In a wondrous display of the great Hindustani musical traditions, Meeta Pandit and her ensemble will perform ragas that will transport the audience to India’s musical heartland.

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Dates:
Friday, 20th March 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 21st March 2015 - 7:30pm
Sunday, 22nd March 2015 - 5:00pm
Monday, 23rd March 2015 - 7:30pm
Hamlet, de los Andes at the Theatre Royal

Hamlet, de los Andes

PRESENTED BY TEN DAYS AS PART OF THE TASMANIAN INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL

Teatro de los Andes, one of Latin-America’s finest companies, combines Bolivian music and traditional theatre forms to create a powerful evening of contemporary theatre.

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Dates:
Thursday, 26th March 2015 - 6:00pm
Friday, 27th March 2015 - 6:00pm
Saturday, 28th March 2015 - 6:00pm
RAWspace at the Theatre Royal Backspace

RAWspace

PERFORMED IN THE THEATRE ROYAL BACKSPACE

The Theatre Royal, Tasmania Performs and Ten Days have joined forces to support an exciting program of independent Tasmanian theatre.

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Dates:
Thursday, 26th March 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, 27th March 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 28th March 2015 - 7:30pm
Sunday, 29th March 2015 - 5:00pm
Rising at the Theatre Royal

Rising

PRESENTED BY TEN DAYS AS PART OF THE TASMANIAN INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL

An elegant contemporary dance work by award winning British dancer Aakash Odedra. The protégé of international dance sensation, Akram Khan.

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Dates:
Friday, 10th April 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 11th April 2015 - 2:00pm
Saturday, 11th April 2015 - 7:30pm
Pants Down Circus ROCK at the Theatre Royal

Pants Down Circus ROCK

This all ages event showcases the incredible skill of four rock stars of Australian circus. Imagine the greatest rock band ever, as a circus.

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Dates:
Thursday, 23rd April 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, 24th April 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 25th April 2015 - 8:00pm
100 Reasons for War at the Theatre Royal

100 Reasons for War

Grandly ambitious, 100 Reasons for War is Tom Holloway’s funny, angry, provocative and ultimately optimistic response to a century of ‘man’s inhumanity to man’, 100 years after Gallipoli.

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Dates:
Thursday, 30th April 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, 1st May 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 2nd May 2015 - 7:30pm
Kelly at the Theatre Royal

Kelly

Cowards, Murderers or Heroes? Life or Death?

Ned Kelly is about to hang for his crimes, but his final night in prison is interrupted by the arrival of his brother Dan.

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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

The 2015 Uni Revue

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:
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:
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

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 and 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, 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

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

Mother

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

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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
The Beatles Forever at the Theatre Royal

The Beatles Forever

For the first time in Australia, The Beatles Forever is a never before seen or heard audio and visual concert spectacular.

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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:
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:
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 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 29th August 2015 - 2:00pm
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:
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:
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:
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:
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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