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01 Jan 14 - 31 Dec 15

 

Music in the Morning

Daytime concerts.

01 Jan 15 - 31 Dec 16
Wollongong Town Hall

 

John Watson's Classical and the Classics Show

Piano bar meets classical strings.

08 Feb 16 - 08 Feb 16
Wollongong Town Hall

 

An Ensemble Theatre production

Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks

The eagerly awaited return of an unmissable smash-hit.

17 Feb 16 - 20 Feb 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Melbourne International Comedy Festival presents

RAW Comedy 2016

Australia's biggest open mic comedy competition.

18 Feb 16 - 18 Feb 16
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Talking Point: Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks

A series of free theatre talks.

20 Feb 16 - 20 Feb 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company's

The Vault Cabaret – February

A fun and feisty evening of live music, comedy, sideshow, burlesque and circus.

20 Feb 16 - 20 Feb 16

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Burn The Floor – Fire in the Ballroom

Dance that explodes with jaw-dropping choreography, heart-pounding music and breath-taking moves.

24 Feb 16 - 24 Feb 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

An Aboriginal Comedy Allstars & Dirty Work Comedy co-production

Aboriginal Comedy Allstars

It doesn’t get more Aussie than this!

26 Feb 16 - 26 Feb 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Ben Maiorana Entertainment presents

Roy Orbison & The Everly Brothers – Together in Concert

Back by popular demand!

27 Feb 16 - 27 Feb 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Concert Events Ltd presents

Take Me Home – The Music and Life of John Denver

A stunning tribute to a country folk icon.

03 Mar 16 - 03 Mar 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

The Harbour Agency presents

Ian Moss – Six Strings

An unforgettable tour from an Australian music icon.

05 Mar 16 - 05 Mar 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Jennifer and Jason Turnbull – Songs of Stage and Screen

Every song has a story.

07 Mar 16 - 07 Mar 16
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Adrian Bohm & Mills Entertainment presents

Lisa Williams – Voices from the Other Side

An entertaining and spiritual night!

11 Mar 16 - 11 Mar 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Circa & Merrigong Theatre Company co-production

Landscape with Monsters

An acrobatic exploration of the scarred beauty of the place we call home.

17 Mar 16 - 20 Mar 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Yours and Owls presents

Colin Hay

An artist who is a true master of his craft.

18 Mar 16 - 18 Mar 16
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Merrigong Talking Point: Landscape with Monsters

A series of free theatre talks.

19 Mar 16 - 19 Mar 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Adrian Bohm by arrangement with Lisa Thomas Management presents

Danny Bhoy – Please Untick This Box

Subtle, intelligent, perceptive, observant and very, very funny.

29 Mar 16 - 30 Mar 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Ben Maiorana Entertainment & California Records presents

Elvis – If I Can Dream

Direct from a sold out national tour.

02 Apr 16 - 02 Apr 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Over There

Great songs of the war years.

04 Apr 16 - 04 Apr 16
Wollongong Town Hall

 

A production by Critical Stages, Catnip Productions & Mophead Productions

4000 Miles

A tender portrait of two generations, one shared history.

06 Apr 16 - 09 Apr 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Talking Point: 4000 Miles

A series of free theatre talks.

09 Apr 16 - 09 Apr 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Studio Sessions presents

Merrigong Studio Session – April

Engage with new theatre works made in Wollongong.

14 Apr 16 - 16 Apr 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Merrigong Creativity Camp – April School Holidays

Interactive five-day theatre-craft & performance workshops for kids aged 5 – 13.

18 Apr 16 - 22 Apr 16
Wollongong Town Hall

 

A Monkey Baa Theatre Company production

The Peasant Prince

The extraordinary true story behind the best-selling memoir Mao's Last Dancer.

22 Apr 16 - 23 Apr 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

The Harbour Agency presents

The Australian Bee Gees Show

The 20th Anniversary Tour – a tribute to the Bee Gees.

24 Apr 16 - 24 Apr 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A production by Fishamble: The New Play Company

Swing

A toe-tapping, heart-warming Irish gem of a show.

05 May 16 - 08 May 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A CDP production

The 52-Storey Treehouse

So what are you waiting for? Come on up!

06 May 16 - 07 May 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Talking Point: Swing

A series of theatre talks.

07 May 16 - 07 May 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Rachael Beck – This Girl

Songs from her debut solo album

09 May 16 - 09 May 16
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Merrigong Theatre Company's

The Vault Cabaret – May

A fun and feisty evening of live music, comedy, sideshow, burlesque and circus.

14 May 16 - 14 May 16

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

RUFF 1 – New Works In Progress 2016

Supporting the development and presentation of work by independent artists.

19 May 16 - 19 May 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A production by Fishamble: The New Play Company

Swing – Mittagong Playhouse

A toe-tapping, heart-warming Irish gem of a show.

19 May 16 - 19 May 16

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Australian Chamber Orchestra presents

Beethoven & Mozart V

Be mesmerised. Unearth secrets, old and new. Conquer musical heights.

21 May 16 - 21 May 16
Wollongong Town Hall

 

A Bullet Heart Club production

Daffodils (inspired by true events)

Real life romance, with a classic Kiwi soundtrack.

25 May 16 - 28 May 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Talking Point: Daffodils (inspired by true events)

A series of free theatre talks.

28 May 16 - 28 May 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A production by Fishamble: The New Play Company

Swing – Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre

A toe-tapping, heart-warming Irish gem of a show.

31 May 16 - 31 May 16

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Sydney Theatre Company production

Disgraced

A blistering social drama for the 21st Century.

08 Jun 16 - 11 Jun 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Talking Point: Disgraced

A series of free theatre talks.

11 Jun 16 - 11 Jun 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Sydney Dance Company production

CounterMove

An exhilarating and surprising double-bill of contemporary dance.

17 Jun 16 - 18 Jun 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Karen Knowles – From the Heart: 30 Years of Musical Memories

Australia’s much loved singer shares her hits and musical journey

20 Jun 16 - 20 Jun 16
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Merrigong Studio Sessions presents

Merrigong Studio Session – July

Engage with new theatre works made in Wollongong.

07 Jul 16 - 09 Jul 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Merrigong Creativity Camp – July School Holidays

Interactive five-day theatre-craft & performance workshops for kids aged 5 – 13.

11 Jul 16 - 15 Jul 16
Wollongong Town Hall

 

A CDP production in association with Monkey Baa Theatre Company

Snugglepot & Cuddlepie

A classic Australian story for children.

11 Jul 16 - 12 Jul 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

The Last Great Hunt

The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Love, loss and heroism in a post-apocalyptic world.

22 Jul 16 - 23 Jul 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Illawarra On Pointe Productions present

The Nutcracker

A beloved classic brought to life

22 Jul 16 - 24 Jul 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Merrigong Theatre Company production in association with Canberra Theatre Centre

Letters to Lindy

A mother’s loss. A nation’s obsession.

26 Jul 16 - 06 Aug 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Talking Point: Letters to Lindy

A series of free theatre talks.

06 Aug 16 - 06 Aug 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Force Majeure & Sydney Theatre Company co-production

Never Did Me Any Harm

Modern family life portrayed in movement.

12 Aug 16 - 13 Aug 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

An Opera Australia production

The Marriage of Figaro

A new adaption of Mozart’s brilliant comic opera.

16 Aug 16 - 17 Aug 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Seymour Centre & Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House co-production

The Hansard Monologues: Age of Entitlement

You couldn’t make this up if you tried!

17 Aug 16 - 20 Aug 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Happy Days Records presents

The Best of the Eagles

A tribute to one of the world’s best-selling bands.

19 Aug 16 - 19 Aug 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Talking Point: The Hansard Monologues: Age of Entitlement

A series of theatre talks.

20 Aug 16 - 20 Aug 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Australian Chamber Orchestra presents

Leonskaja & Mozart

Mesmerising, breathtakingly intense.

27 Aug 16 - 27 Aug 16
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Sydney Comedy Festival presents

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase

The Festival’s funniest in one hilarious night!

28 Aug 16 - 28 Aug 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Merrigong Theatre Company production in association with Canberra Theatre Centre

Letters to Lindy – Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre

A mother’s loss. A nation’s obsession.

30 Aug 16 - 30 Aug 16

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Theatre Company's

The Vault Cabaret – September

A fun and feisty evening of live music, comedy, sideshow, burlesque and circus.

03 Sep 16 - 03 Sep 16

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Sydney Theatre Company production

The Wharf Revue 2016

They sing, they dance, they wear funny hats!

06 Sep 16 - 10 Sep 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Bell Shakespeare production

Othello

An epic tragedy of envy, love and betrayal.

13 Sep 16 - 17 Sep 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Theatre Company and The Drama Studio present

The Young Playwrights Project

A showcase of young talent.

14 Sep 16 - 14 Sep 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Talking Point: Othello

A series of free theatre talks.

17 Sep 16 - 17 Sep 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Studio Sessions presents

Merrigong Studio Session – September

Engage with new theatre works made in Wollongong.

22 Sep 16 - 24 Sep 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Peace Train Entertainment presents

Darren Coggan – The 'Bidgee to the Big Smoke

A celebration of 20 years in the Australian music industry.

23 Sep 16 - 23 Sep 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Salvador Dinosaur & Critical Stages production

Die Roten Punkte – Super Musician

The award-winning, post-punk musical cabaret comedy sensation!

24 Sep 16 - 24 Sep 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Merrigong Creativity Camp – September School Holidays

Interactive five-day theatre-craft & performance workshops for kids aged 5 – 13.

26 Sep 16 - 30 Sep 16
Wollongong Town Hall

 

A production by Circa & QPAC’s Out Of The Box Festival

Carnival of the Animals

Whimsical circus tales of creatures of land and sea.

29 Sep 16 - 30 Sep 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

RUFF 2 – New Works In Progress 2016

Supporting the development and presentation of work by independent artists.

06 Oct 16 - 06 Oct 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

An If Theatre production

Mother

A one woman tour-de-force from Noni Hazlehurst.

12 Oct 16 - 15 Oct 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Talking Point: Mother

A series of free theatre talks.

15 Oct 16 - 15 Oct 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Focal Point Australia presents

Simon & Garfunkel – The Concert

A celebration of the music of Simon & Garfunkel.

22 Oct 16 - 22 Oct 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A production by Far And Away Productions and Brink Productions

Ancient Rain

A soulful, theatrical song-cycle from two of the world’s most acclaimed musical performers.

26 Oct 16 - 29 Oct 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Talking Point: Ancient Rain

A series of free theatre talks.

29 Oct 16 - 29 Oct 16
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company's

The Vault Cabaret – November

A fun and feisty evening of live music, comedy, sideshow, burlesque and circus.

19 Nov 16 - 19 Nov 16

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Australian Chamber Orchestra presents

Beethoven Finale

Bright beautiful music.

24 Nov 16 - 24 Nov 16
Wollongong Town Hall