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Chicago-535x364 5th May 2017 - 13th May 2017


Get ready for All That Jazz when Penrith Musical Comedy Company brings the smash hit musical Chicago to Penrith!
535x354_beethovens_ninth 20th May 2017

Beethoven’s Ninth

From the first symphony ever to feature voices, Beethoven's iconic Ode to Joy was voted No. 1 in ABC Classic FM's "Classic 100 Voice" countdown.
NSW Police Band 24th May 2017

The NSW Police Band – All Time Greats

This talented and versatile group of musicians, conducted by John Saunders, will present an irresistible program of all-time greats that will have you humming all the way home.
wombat 30th May 2017 - 30th May 2017

Diary of a Wombat

The beloved, award winning children’s book comes to the Q Theatre stage.
Tripod_Penrith_Hero 4th June 2017

Talking Rubbish Comedy Gala

Penrith Council is hosting a free family arts and comedy festival at the Joan on Sunday 4 June, to celebrate World Environment Day.
6-qtc-grin-tonic-the-7-stages-of-grieving-justin-harrison-photographer 16th June 2017 - 17th June 2017

The 7 Stages of Grieving

Theatre that makes you feel. A new adaptation of one of Australia’s most important plays.
time-piece-146-1 23rd June 2017 - 23rd June 2017

Flannofest: The Tower

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


CoisCéimDanceTheatre_THE-WOLF-AND-PETER_Photo-Ros-Kavanagh-©2015_9-600x400 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
emily-loves-to-bounce_key-image-tile 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.
therese-raquin_hero 21st July 2017 - 22nd July 2017

Thérèse Raquin

A gothic thriller. Murderous star-crossed lovers. A corset-filled masterpiece. Think Downton Abbey to the max!
DAMIAN MULLIN 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.
mrstink_web_450x274px 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
stu-hunter-head-shot-4 30th July 2017

Stu Hunter: the migration

A breath-taking musical roller-coaster of hard grooves and multiple sound textures challenging the notion of jazz and contemporary improvisation. AustralianJazz.Net
535x354_opera_gala 5th August 2017

Opera Gala Concert

Vocal and orchestral selections from operas by VERDI, PUCCINI, LEHÁR, BIZET and more
bl-hero-1 19th August 2017

Blue Love

A poetic and satirical take on the clichés of pop culture, romance, coupledom and suburbia. ONE SHOW ONLY!
saltbush_10 22nd August 2017 - 22nd August 2017


“…involving, engaging theatrical magic that could and should play any theatre in the world.” Sunday Mail, Adelaide
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stc2017_wharf-revue-low-res 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.
535x354_classical_dreams 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.
img_7645 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
blood-brothers-pmcc 15th September 2017 - 23rd September 2017

Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers is the hilarious, provocative and heartbreaking multi-award winning musical that tells the unforgettable story of the Johnstone twins.
web-tile 27th September 2017

Beyond the Danube

grug-the-rainbow 29th September 2017 - 30th September 2017

Grug & The Rainbow

More stories based on the much-loved picture book character created by Ted Prior
sukhjit-khalsa-1 13th October 2017

Spoken Four

Four master wordsmiths twist electric verbs and wield noun bombs mixing it up with a live DJ.
web-tile 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!
535x354_srtauss 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.
wild-swans-program 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
alanadimou-joan-september-05 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.
535x354_christmas 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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