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01 Jan 16 - 31 Dec 26

 

Presenting

The Music Lounge

The perfect intimate setting to enjoy a night of live entertainment.

07 Dec 17 - 31 Dec 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Encore Performing Arts Studio presents

Encore Performing Arts Studio - We Own The Night

Encore Performing Arts Studio presents their end of year concert for 2017.

18 Dec 17 - 18 Dec 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Linda Shaw Dance Centre presents

40th Annual Performance - Dancing Down Memory Lane

Linda Shaw Dance Centre proudly presents its end of year dance performance for 2017.

19 Dec 17 - 19 Dec 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Eire Entertainment presents

A Taste of Ireland - The Christmas Spectacular

This Christmas, the tale of the World’s most loved nation will come alive in one unforgettable live performance.

20 Dec 17 - 20 Dec 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Beverley Rowles School of Dance presents

Beverley Rowles School of Dance - Triple Bill of Contemporary and Famous Classical Works

Beverley Rowles School of Dance is proud to present its end of year showcase for 2017.

21 Dec 17 - 22 Dec 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

So Popera Productions presents

Disney's The Little Mermaid

From the team who brought you Disney's Beauty and the Beast, So Popera is delighted to bring you The Little Mermaid.

12 Jan 18 - 20 Jan 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Australian Chamber Orchestra presents

ACO - Tognetti Tchaikovsky Brahms

Richard Tognetti leads this big, melodic, and emotively powerful opening to the ACO’s 2018 season.

01 Feb 18 - 01 Feb 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

The Music Lounge presents

Geraldine Turner: Turner's Turn

A celebration of Geraldine's incredible life on stage.

02 Feb 18 - 03 Feb 18
The Music Lounge

 

AKA, GGA and KW Ltd presents

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

From the page, live on stage! Join our intrepid family of adventurers and their musical dog as they wade through swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and thick oozy, squelchy mud, on their quest to find a bear.

07 Feb 18 - 08 Feb 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

www.alist.com.au presents

Anh Do - The Happiest Refugee Live!

By popular demand, Anh returns with his smash hit show! Anh's stage show combines stand-up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces to retell his amazing story.

09 Feb 18 - 10 Feb 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Melbourne International Comedy Festival presents

RAW Comedy 2018

Australia’s largest and most prestigious open mic competition!

15 Feb 18 - 15 Feb 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

The Idea of North presents

Groove Sessions

Returns to Wollongong by popular demand. Now’s your chance to experience this five-time ARIA-award nominated vocal group.

17 Feb 18 - 17 Feb 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Sydney Theatre Company production

Black is the New White

Sydney Theatre Company's sold-out, smash hit, laugh-out loud romantic comedy comes to Wollongong - and it's bigger, better and blacker than ever!

21 Feb 18 - 24 Feb 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

The Music Lounge and Top Shelf Productions presents

The Necks

A great Australian cult band.

23 Feb 18 - 23 Feb 18
The Music Lounge

 

Merrigong Talking Point - Black is the New White

A FREE talking point to accompany Black is the New White.

24 Feb 18 - 24 Feb 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Music in the Morning

A season of delightful daytime concerts held at the iconic Wollongong Town Hall.

26 Feb 18 - 18 Jun 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Music in the Morning presents

Don't Shoot Me, I'm STILL only the Piano Player!

A show to satisfy lovers of classical music and stand-up comedy alike!

26 Feb 18 - 26 Feb 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

The Carousel

A new Australian play that explores the limits of unconditional love between sisters.

01 Mar 18 - 03 Mar 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Girrakool Blues Festival and BBQ presents

AJ Ghent Band

AJ Ghent constructs a musical sound that can be heard howling from the church to the streets to the clubs.

01 Mar 18 - 01 Mar 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Live Ideas presents

Afternoons Tonight! with James Valentine

Direct from sell out seasons in Sydney, ABC’s James Valentine tours his wildly funny stage show to Wollongong in 2018.

02 Mar 18 - 02 Mar 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Adrian Bohm presents

Jimmy Carr - The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits World Tour

Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.

04 Mar 18 - 04 Mar 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Merrigong Theatre Company in association with One Eyed Man Productions, Neglected Musicals and Hayes Theatre Co presents

Calamity Jane

Adapted by Ronald Hanmer & Phil Park From the stage play by Charles K. Freeman After the Warner Bros. film Written by James O’Hanlon.

07 Mar 18 - 11 Mar 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Girrakool Blues Festival & BBQ presents

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

Southern Indiana-bred singer-guitarist Reverend Peyton is the bigger-than-life frontman of Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band.

08 Mar 18 - 08 Mar 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Heart-Shaped Shadow - Development Showing

Mikelangelo gigs deep and opens up his vibrant personal world in this brand new work.

10 Mar 18 - 10 Mar 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Talking Point - Calamity Jane

A FREE talking point to accompany Calamity Jane.

10 Mar 18 - 10 Mar 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Ten Tonne Sparrow presents

The Epic

Dash back to the beginning as we retell and unpick myths, epic texts and really good stories from around the globe.

14 Mar 18 - 15 Mar 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

The Music Lounge presents

AMALIA The Art of Melody

Discover an exquisite voice.

17 Mar 18 - 17 Mar 18
The Music Lounge

 

Music in the Morning presents

The Pirates of Penzance

The PIRATES come to Wollongong in 2018 for their 21st Anniversary tour!

19 Mar 18 - 19 Mar 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre and Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Taha - Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre

Direct from the Edinburgh and Adelaide Festivals comes a deeply moving and award-winning story from writer-performer Amer Hlehel.

20 Mar 18 - 20 Mar 18

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Presented by arrangement with Arts Projects Australia

Taha

Direct from the Edinburgh and Adelaide Festivals comes a deeply moving and award-winning story from writer-performer Amer Hlehel.

21 Mar 18 - 24 Mar 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

www.alist.com.au presents

Ross Noble - El Hablador

The supreme master of spontaneous stand-up returns to IPAC.

22 Mar 18 - 23 Mar 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

The Music Lounge and Bandaluzia Flamenco presents

Bandaluzia Flamenco & Naike Ponce

23 Mar 18 - 23 Mar 18
The Music Lounge

 

Merrigong Talking Point - Taha

A FREE talk to complement Taha.

24 Mar 18 - 24 Mar 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

شركة مريغونغ للمسرح تقدّم

طه (Taha - in Arabic)

25 Mar 18 - 25 Mar 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

The Music Lounge and Tenacious C presents

FIONA PEARSON SINGS MEATLOAF: In the Raw

07 Apr 18 - 07 Apr 18
The Music Lounge

 

A Strut & Fret production

LIMBO

Headlining Spiegeltent Wollongong in 2018. Don't miss the show that's so hot, Madonna saw it twice!

12 Apr 18 - 06 May 18
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Mellen Events present

New Jersey Nights

Take an exciting musical journey through the career of one of the biggest selling groups of all time in this spectacular celebration of the music of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons!

14 Apr 18 - 14 Apr 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Merrigong Creativity Camp – April School Holidays

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

16 Apr 18 - 20 Apr 18
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Strut & Fret production

Barrel of Monkeys

A barrel of laughs, circus tricks and of course...MONKEYS!

17 Apr 18 - 22 Apr 18
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with The Harbour Agency presents

Kate Miller-Heidke

Kate Miller-Heidke is bringing her classically-trained vocals and alternative pop sounds to venues around the country in early 2018, armed with an incredible set of brand new arrangements and backed by a string quartet.

20 Apr 18 - 20 Apr 18
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

A shake & stir theatre co and QPAC production

Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine

A marvellous experiment of epic proportions!

27 Apr 18 - 28 Apr 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Music in the Morning presents

A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire

An all singing, all dancing tribute to the man who went on to become the most famous dancer of all tim

30 Apr 18 - 30 Apr 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Brink Productions

The Aspirations of Daise Morrow

From the mighty pen of Patrick White comes a timeless story about seizing the day.

09 May 18 - 12 May 18
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Talking Point - The Aspirations of Daise Morrow

A FREE talking point to accompany The Aspirations of Daise Morrow.

12 May 18 - 12 May 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

A Merrigong Theatre Company production

Lost Boys

A fierce and compelling new play forces us to examine secrets held for decades, and prejudices held today.

23 May 18 - 02 Jun 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

An Alternative Facts production

Quiet Faith

29 May 18 - 30 May 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Merrigong Talking Point - Lost Boys

A FREE talking point to accompany Lost Boys.

02 Jun 18 - 02 Jun 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Made from Scratch - June

A scratch night for emerging writers, makers and performers to test their freshest ideas!

16 Jun 18 - 16 Jun 18
The Music Lounge

 

Music in the Morning presents

Frankly Sinatra: A Tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes...

A frankly fabulous tribute to one of the most popular and influential artists of the 20th Century.

18 Jun 18 - 18 Jun 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

A Merrigong Theatre Company production in association with Canberra Theatre Centre

Letters to Lindy

Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning work explores the public’s relationship with one of 20th Century Australia’s most iconic figures.

22 Jun 18 - 23 Jun 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

An Australian Dance Theatre Production

The Beginning of Nature

At the very heart of all life is the rhythm of nature itself.

28 Jun 18 - 30 Jun 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2018

29 Jun 18 - 30 Jun 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Merrigong Talking Point - The Beginning of Nature

A FREE talk to complement The Beginning of Nature.

30 Jun 18 - 30 Jun 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Merrigong Creativity Camp – July School Holidays

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

16 Jul 18 - 20 Jul 18
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A CDP Kids production

The 78-Storey Treehouse

Taking kids theatre fun to new heights.

20 Jul 18 - 21 Jul 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Belvoir, Malthouse Theatre and State Theatre Company South Australia Co-production

The Events

Starring Catherine McClements in a moving exploration of community and healing.

25 Jul 18 - 28 Jul 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

The Siren Project - Development Showing

28 Jul 18 - 28 Jul 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Talking Point - The Events

A FREE talk to complement The Events

28 Jul 18 - 28 Jul 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Illawarra On Pointe Productions

Peter Pan

This production is set to be the largest collaboration between dance studios within the Illawarra and will feature phenomenal local ballet dancers, live symphony orchestra and choir.

03 Aug 18 - 05 Aug 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Woodcourt Art Theatre in association with Merrigong Theatre Company

Tom William Mitchell

09 Aug 18 - 11 Aug 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Sydney Theatre Company production

The Tragedy of Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark A Badaptation of the Bard

The Listies take on Shakespeare, with ninjas. Plus zombies!

10 Aug 18 - 11 Aug 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Circa Contemporary Circus production

Humans

A stirring, heart-stopping journey of what it means to be human.

15 Aug 18 - 19 Aug 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Australian Chamber Orchestra presents

ACO - Goldberg Variations

The Australian Chamber Orchestra presents Bach’s iconic keyboard work in a celebration that brings together the old and the new in an utterly unique and illuminating way.

16 Aug 18 - 16 Aug 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Merrigong Talking Point - Humans

A FREE talk to complement Humans.

18 Aug 18 - 18 Aug 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

An Opera Australia Production

Madame Butterfly

A love story that reaches across cultures, across oceans, across time.

22 Aug 18 - 23 Aug 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Jakop Ahlbom Production

Horror

Direct from Europe comes a thrilling homage to the horror film genre.

05 Sep 18 - 08 Sep 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Talking Point - Horror

A FREE talk to complement Horror.

08 Sep 18 - 08 Sep 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Made from Scratch - September

A scratch night for emerging writers, makers and performers to test their freshest ideas!

08 Sep 18 - 08 Sep 18
The Music Lounge

 

Australian Chamber Orchestra presents

ACO - Transforming Strauss & Mozart

A chamber program full of inspiring music and palpable emotions featuring Strauss’ powerful Metamorphosen.

13 Sep 18 - 13 Sep 18
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Circus Oz: Model Citizens

The latest high octane show from Circus Oz skillfully fuses risk and beauty.

28 Sep 18 - 29 Sep 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Merrigong Creativity Camp – October School Holidays

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

08 Oct 18 - 12 Oct 18
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Loose Canon Arts production

Trash Alchemy

A transformational tale.

10 Oct 18 - 11 Oct 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Salvador Dinosaur & Critical Stages Production

The Orchid and the Crow

A life-affirming musical comedy about family, faith and survival.

10 Oct 18 - 13 Oct 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Talking Point - The Orchid and the Crow

A FREE talk to complement The Orchid and the Crow.

13 Oct 18 - 13 Oct 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Sydney Theatre Company Production

The Wharf Revue 2018

The punchlines keep rolling in.

16 Oct 18 - 20 Oct 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A La Boite Theatre Company and Brisbane Festival Co-production

Prize Fighter

Join us ringside for a rare theatrical combo: engrossing storytelling paired with the energy of boxing!

31 Oct 18 - 03 Nov 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Talking Point - Prize Fighter

A FREE talk to complement Prize Fighter.

03 Nov 18 - 03 Nov 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

The Music Lounge and RAZ Music presents

Grigoryan Brothers - Songs Without Words

Award winning, Australian guitar duo.

03 Nov 18 - 03 Nov 18
The Music Lounge

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Made from Scratch - November

A scratch night for emerging writers, makers and performers to test their freshest ideas!

24 Nov 18 - 24 Nov 18
The Music Lounge