What's on at The Joan

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19th May 2017 - 31st July 2017

New Ngurra (Belonging)

The Joan’s light-filled Atrium Foyer is home to an installation titled New Ngurra - a contemporary reconstruction of a Ngurra: an Indigenous camp, both a place to take shelter and to engage with culture.
23rd June 2017

Flannofest: The Tower

The Q’s much sought after education project is back taller than ever in 2017!
28th June 2017

Showstoppers

Starring NATHAN FOLEY, JOEY FIMMANO, BELINDA MARKS and the GREG HOOPER TRIO
6th July 2017 - 7th July 2017

The Wolf and Peter

“reassuringly traditional and startlingly modern…The Wolf and Peter is funny, imaginative, and, finally, very moving.” – The Irish Times
10th July 2017 - 12th July 2017

Emily Loves to Bounce

Emily Loves to Bounce weaves together the stories of Henry and Amy, Emily Loves to Bounce and Patricia, adapted from the books by Stephen Michael King.
20th July 2017 - 22nd July 2017

Thérèse Raquin

A gothic thriller. Murderous star-crossed lovers. A corset-filled masterpiece. Think Downton Abbey to the max!
26th July 2017

Beatle Magic & Elvis – Come Together

It’s an ultimate tribute! For the first time ever, two of Australia’s leading tribute artists come together to celebrate the two most iconic acts ever in the history of popular music.
28th July 2017 - 29th July 2017

Mr Stink

“…bringing children, parents and teachers to tears with chuckles, laughs, chortles and hoots throughout Australia” Weekend Notes
30th July 2017

Stu Hunter: the migration

A soul-searching response to life, love and cultural complexity from the exhilarating frontier of modern Australian jazz
5th August 2017

Opera Gala Concert

Vocal and orchestral selections from operas by VERDI, PUCCINI, LEHÁR, BIZET and more
19th August 2017

Blue Love

A poetic and satirical take on the clichés of pop culture, romance, coupledom and suburbia. ONE SHOW ONLY!
22nd August 2017 - 22nd August 2017

Saltbush

“…involving, engaging theatrical magic that could and should play any theatre in the world.” Sunday Mail, Adelaide
23rd August 2017

Headliners

Starring PETER COUSENS, ROSS MAIO, KAREN BECKETT and the GREG HOOPER TRIO
31st August 2017 - 2nd September 2017

The Wharf Revue 2017

Whether you want to calm your nerves or double your disillusion, we all need a fresh serve of laughter, dance and foolishness.
2nd September 2017

Classical Dreams

In this program featuring Classical works of dream-like and transcendental beauty, guest conductor Sarah Penicka-Smith appears with PSO for the first time.
6th September 2017 - 7th September 2017

The Arrival

"…one of the best pieces of children’s theatre…a soulful and richly imaginative show of refreshing excellence." The Australian
27th September 2017

Beyond the Danube

Starring VOV DYLAN, STEPHEN FISCHER KING, DESIREE REGINA and THE PALACE ORCHESTRA
29th September 2017 - 30th September 2017

Grug & The Rainbow

More stories based on the much-loved picture book character created by Ted Prior
13th October 2017

Spoken Four

Four master wordsmiths twist electric verbs and wield noun bombs mixing it up with a live DJ.
25th October 2017

Walk Like a Man – The Lion’s Den

Experience this unashamedly high-energy, feel good showcase, featuring music from the boy bands of the 20th century with amazing harmonies and stunningly choreographed versions of everybody’s favourite hits!
28th October 2017

Strauss, Gershwin and Carmen

The ever popular Overture to Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II leads us into this festive evening of orchestral music.
9th November 2017

Wild Swans

The fairytale of 11 brothers turned into swans whose sister saves them elicits an eclectic score of great delicacy, transparency, and inventiveness. Stephen Eddins, ALL MUSIC
15th November 2017 - 25th November 2017

Daisy Moon Was Born This Way

This new Australian play is a coming of age dramatic comedy about making mistakes and learning to love yourself anyway.
3rd December 2017

The Family Christmas Concert

A seasonal entertainment for all the family, starring Penrith vocal sensation Brittanie Shipway and featuring your favourite Christmas classics.
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