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    'RuPaul's Drag Race' Icon Bianca Del Rio Is Returning Down Under in 2025 with Her 'Dead Inside' Tour

    Hurricane Bianca is back, this time breaking out her devilish snark and timing on an eight-city tour of Australia and New Zealand.

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    David Sedaris Is Bringing His Latest Tour to Australia and New Zealand to Delight NPR Obsessives in 2025

    Two years on from his last round of 'An Evening with David Sedaris' shows Down Under, the NPR humorist and bestselling author is returning.

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    How Bangarra Dance Theatre Is Looking Beyond Australia with Its First Mainstage Cross-Cultural Collaboration 'Horizon'

    “I really want to make sure that you, as the audience, will leave the theatre with a bit of the Torres Strait with you.”

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    The First-Ever Australian Season of 'Dear Evan Hansen' Will Tour the Country After Its Sydney Debut

    Sydney Theatre Company's production of the Tony-winning musical has locked in dates in Melbourne, Canberra and Adelaide.

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    Dolly Parton Has Announced a Broadway Musical Based on Her Life So Start Begging for It to Please Come Down Under

    Set to debut in New York in 2026, this new stage show will step through the icon's story and career — and Parton has written new songs for it.

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    Tony- and Grammy-Winning Musical 'Hadestown' Will Make Its Australian Premiere in Sydney in 2025 

    The hit production, which hit Broadway in 2019, gives the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice a new spin featuring jazz and American folk tunes.

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    'Jean Paul Gaultier's Fashion Freak Show' Is Making Its Australian Debut at Brisbane Festival 2024

    Playing an Aussie-exclusive season, this stage production features more than 200 original Gaultier couture pieces and celebrates the designer's 50-year career.

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    Calling All 'Black Books' Obsessives: Bill Bailey Is Touring Australia in October and November 2024

    The 'Never Mind the Buzzcocks' star is rarely far from stages Down Under, returning after last getting behind the mic in 2022.

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    Splash-Hit Céline Dion-Fuelled Musical-Comedy 'Titanique' Is Making Its Australian Debut in Sydney

    The laughs will go on at this off-Broadway award-winner, which is told through Dion's songs — and is finally making its maiden voyage Down Under.

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    'In the Heights' Is the Next Tony-Winning Hit Musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda That's Coming to Australia

    Sydney Opera House will turn into Washington Heights to host a six-week season of the Broadway smash in July and August.

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    Sydney Theatre Company's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' Might Be Making the Stage-to-Screen Leap

    Cate Blanchett's production company Dirty Films has picked up the film rights for the one-performer Aussie stage smash.

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    Tony-Winning Smash-Hit Musical 'The Book of Mormon' Is Coming Back to Australia in 2025

    Sydney will host the return of this crass magnum opus from 'South Park' creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone from July 2025.

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    Sarah Snook Just Won Best Actress at the Olivier Awards for Sydney Theatre Company's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' 

    Shiv Roy isn't the only part that the 'Succession' star is winning awards for — here, she plays 26.

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    'Hamilton' Is Only Playing Sydney on Its Return to Australia in 2024 So Don't Throw Away Your Shot

    The Broadway smash will retrace American history in the Harbour City again from July, then leave the country.

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    'Love Stories' Is the Next Trent Dalton Book That's Coming to Life on the Stage at Brisbane Festival

    Before 'Boy Swallows Universe' was turned into a Netflix series, it was adapted as a play first in Dalton's home town of Brisbane.

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    Cirque du Soleil Is Bringing Its Spectacular Mexican-Inspired Production 'LUZIA' to Australia

    This year also marks the circus troupe's 25th anniversary in Australia, with its latest production the tenth big-top show to visit the country.

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    Choreographer Benjamin Millepied's Stunning 'Romeo & Juliet' Ballet Is Coming to Australia for the First Time

    Combining dance, theatre and cinema, the suite of shows give Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers a contemporary spin.

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    'Lady Dynamite' and 'Arrested Development' Star Maria Bamford Is Bringing Her New Stand-Up Tour to Australia in 2024

    The comedy icon and 'Sure, I’ll Join Your Cult: A Memoir of Mental Illness and the Quest to Belong Anywhere!' author is making her first trip to Australia in more than five years.

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    'Sister Act' Is the Next Smash-Hit Broadway Musical That's Set to Finally Make Its Australian Premiere

    Inspired by the 90s films of the same name, the five-time Tony-nominee will make its Aussie debut in Sydney in August 2024, then head to Melbourne from November.

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    'The Woman in Black' Is Bringing Its Spooky Ghost Story to Australia's Stages in 2024

    Australian actors John Waters and Daniel MacPherson will star in the page-to-stage adaption's latest Aussie run, which starts haunting this autumn.

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    Dylan Alcott Will Play The Narrator When 'The Rocky Horror Show' Returns to Sydney in 2024

    The disability advocate, tennis champion and presenter will star opposite Jason Donovan, who slips back into Frank N Furter's fishnets.

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    The Team Behind Darkfield Is Bringing a New Sci-Fi Dance Performance in a Haulage Truck to Australia

    Filled with shiny aliens and taking place by twilight, 'Future Cargo' will enjoy its Australian premiere at Adelaide Fringe from February.

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    Tony-Winning Neverland-Set Hit 'Peter and the Starcatcher' Is Finally Making Its Australian Debut

    Dead Puppet Society is reimagining this Disney stage favourite, which is a prequel to JM Barrie's 'Peter and Wendy'.

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    Jerry Seinfeld Is Bringing His Latest Stand-Up Show to Australia and New Zealand in 2024

    What's the deal with Seinfeld's latest trip Down Under? The iconic comedian will play arena shows in seven cities in June.

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    Marvel's Live Arena Show Featuring 20-Plus Heroes and Villains Is Swinging Into Australia in 2024

    Watch your favourite spandex-clad Marvel superheroes try to save the world — but on stages across Australia, instead of in a cinema.

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    It'll Be Back: 'Hamilton' Is Returning to Australia in 2024 for Another Sydney Season

    After farewelling Australia following its Brisbane 2023 season, the Broadway smash is making an Aussie comeback from July 2024.

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    'Elvis: A Musical Revolution' Will Keep Getting Australia All Shook Up About the King of Rock 'n' Roll in 2024

    This brand-new Aussie stage musical features more than 40 of the singer's hits — and it's returning to Sydney, then hitting up Adelaide, Perth and the Gold Coast.

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    'Sunset Boulevard' Is the Next Big Tony-Winning Musical That's Returning to the Stage Down Under

    It's been almost 20 years since this screen-to-stage production brought Norma Desmond and her Hollywood story to Australia — and this time, Sarah Brightman is ready for her closeup.

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    Have You Ever, Ever Felt Like This?: The 'Round the Twist' Musical Will Premiere in Brisbane in 2024

    The classic Australian series is hitting the stage with songs for the first time ever, debuting as part of Queensland Theatre's 2024 season.

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    Tim Minchin's Stage Musical Version of 'Groundhog Day' Is Finally Coming to Australia in 2024

    Déjà vu comes with the territory with this stage version of the Bill Murray-starring classic comedy, which will play an exclusive Aussie season in Melbourne.

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    Jonathan Larson's Tony-Winning 'Rent' Is the Next Hit Broadway Musical That's Returning to Australia

    The three-decade old show won a Pulitzer Prize, became one of the longest-running productions on Broadway and inspired a film — and now it's heading back to Australia's stages.

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    Tony-Winning Broadway Hit 'Dear Evan Hansen' Will Make Its Australian Stage Debut in Sydney in 2024

    It nabbed six Tonys, then hit the big screen — and now the acclaimed musical is heading Down Under thanks to Sydney Theatre Company.

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    Opera Australia Is Bringing 'West Side Story' Back to Sydney Harbour's Stunning Floating Stage in 2024

    After proving a smash the first time around, the classic Broadway tale of star-crossed lovers hits the Handa Opera stage again next March.

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    'Tina — The Tina Turner Musical' Is Touring Its Simply-the-Best Stage Tribute Around Australia

    When the onstage ode's Australian-premiere season at Theatre Royal Sydney wraps up, it's taking its show — 'Nutbush City Limits' included — on the road.

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    A 'The Great Gatsby'-Inspired Cabaret and Pop-Up Club Is Taking Over Sydney Opera House This Summer

    Drink cocktails that nod to the 1920s while watching F Scott Fitzgerald’s classic text get the aerial, burlesque, dance and circus treatment.

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    '& Juliet' Is Taking Its Olivier Award-Winning Shakespeare-Meets-Pop Spectacle to Sydney in 2024

    Blending the Bard's greatest tragedy with pop songs by Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, Robyn and more, this "what if?" take on 'Romeo and Juliet' is hitting the Harbour City.

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    Start Chanting Three Times: The 'Beetlejuice' Musical Will Make Its Australian Premiere in 2025

    Eddie Perfect's song-filled take on Tim Burton's beloved film will enjoy its local debut at Melbourne's Regent Theatre.

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    Mark Your Calendar: Smash-Hit Musical 'Chicago' Has Locked in the Dates for Its Big Australian Return

    The Broadway hit will unleash its razzle dazzle from November, with Zoë Ventoura as Velma Kelly and Lucy Maunder as Roxie Hart.

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    TodayTix Is Doing a 'Wicked' Ticket Lottery So You Can Catch the Magical Hit Musical for Just $45

    Get whisked off to the Land of Oz for cheap during the Broadway smash's upcoming Sydney run.

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    'The Notebook' Stage Musical Will Splash Its Rain-Soaked Romance Across Broadway in 2024 

    Ryan Gosling or Rachel McAdams likely won't be starring, but it's still the same romantic drama based on Nicholas Sparks' debut novel.

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    Your Guide to NSW's Regional Events and Festivals

    From floral-filled fields to fabulous festivals, it's time to escape the hustle and bustle of Sydney and discover greater NSW.

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