What's on at The Joan
22nd February 2017
Australian star of stage and screen, Tom Burlinson presents a swinging celebration of the music and career of the legendary Ol’ Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra.
5th March 2017
The Joan will live stream three events from All About Women including Geena Davis and more!
11th March 2017
The composers of the two principal works on this program, Mendelssohn and Bruckner, provide examples of early, and fully developed, romanticism in nineteenth century music.
19th March 2017 - 20th March 2017
“Embedded in Harriet’s horrible hollers, riotous rants and shouty show tunes, is an important message for young audiences about the meaning of true friendship, being comfortable in your own skin and celebrating diversity.” Maryam Master, Playwright
22nd March 2017
Enjoy devilish patter songs, jolly duets, one mega-finale and all the romance and mayhem of The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Gondoliers and eight other glorious operettas.
24th March 2017
Jimmy Barnes will deliver an intimate performance blending stories from his troubled childhood and delinquent adolescence with some key songs drawn from his earliest years.
25th March 2017
Join Alexandre Da Costa - the authentic rock star of the violin - in a world where extreme virtuosity and musical fireworks meet sensitivity and the power of attraction.
30th March 2017 - 8th April 2017
A performance about home, belonging and - most importantly - hair.
12th April 2017 - 13th April 2017
Creature invites you to enter the magical world of the Australian bush in this interactive digital re-telling of Dot and the Kangaroo
26th April 2017
Lonnie Lee is Australia’s original king of Rockabilly - you’ve got the chance to hear the man himself, backed by his rocking hot band, the Leemen!
20th May 2017
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.
24th May 2017
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.
26th May 2017 - 27th May 2017
Australia’s only high octane cruelty-free rock-n-roll circus returns to Penrith!
30th May 2017 - 30th May 2017
The beloved, award winning children’s book comes to the Q Theatre stage.
2nd June 2017 - 3rd June 2017
Love found, love lost, gossip and lies...
6th June 2017
The original and still the best all-killer no-filler comedy.
11th June 2017
These songs will be arranged for the intimate combination of Noonan’s angelic and versatile voice and Schaupp’s lyrical and fiery guitar.
16th June 2017 - 17th June 2017
Theatre that makes you feel. A new adaptation of one of Australia’s most important plays.
18th June 2017
Ex-Wiggle, Murray Cook returns to PSO in 2017!
23rd June 2017 - 23rd June 2017
The Q’s much sought after education project is back taller than ever in 2017!
28th June 2017
Starring NATHAN FOLEY, JOEY FIMMANO, BELINDA MARKS and the GREG HOOPER TRIO
6th July 2017 - 7th July 2017
“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 weaves together the stories of Henry and Amy, Emily Loves to Bounce and Patricia, adapted from the books by Stephen Michael King.
21st July 2017 - 22nd July 2017
A gothic thriller. Murderous star-crossed lovers. A corset-filled masterpiece. Think Downton Abbey to the max!
22nd July 2017
For the first time at The Joan the audience be seated onstage for a thrilling once-in-a-lifetime piano experience!
26th July 2017
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
“…bringing children, parents and teachers to tears with chuckles, laughs, chortles and hoots throughout Australia” Weekend Notes
30th July 2017
A breath-taking musical roller-coaster of hard grooves and multiple sound textures challenging the notion of jazz and contemporary improvisation. AustralianJazz.Net
5th August 2017
Vocal and orchestral selections from operas by VERDI, PUCCINI, LEHÁR, BIZET and more
19th August 2017
A poetic and satirical take on the clichés of pop culture, romance, coupledom and suburbia. ONE SHOW ONLY!
22nd August 2017 - 22nd August 2017
“…involving, engaging theatrical magic that could and should play any theatre in the world.” Sunday Mail, Adelaide
23rd August 2017
Starring PETER COUSENS, IAN COOPER, KAREN BECKETT and the GREG HOOPER TRIO
31st August 2017 - 2nd September 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
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
"…one of the best pieces of children’s theatre…a soulful and richly imaginative show of refreshing excellence." The Australian
10th September 2017
Performed by the Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra - a Chamber Orchestra like no other…
16th September 2017
A sumptuous night of fine music to set spring alight. ONE SHOW ONLY!
27th September 2017
Starring VOV DYLAN, STEPHEN FISCHER KING, DESIREE REGINA and THE PALACE ORCHESTRA
29th September 2017 - 30th September 2017
More stories based on the much-loved picture book character created by Ted Prior
6th October 2017 - 7th October 2017
Let Australia’s foremost Shakespeare company take you to surprising places.
13th October 2017
Four master wordsmiths twist electric verbs and wield noun bombs mixing it up with a live DJ.
25th October 2017
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
The ever popular Overture to Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II leads us into this festive evening of orchestral music.
9th November 2017
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
11th November 2017
Elena Kats-Chernin's haunting and evocative music to Meryl Tankard's ballet Wild Swans will captivate audiences in concert format.
15th November 2017 - 25th November 2017
This new Australian play is a coming of age dramatic comedy about making mistakes and learning to love yourself anyway.
22nd November 2017
Featuring Lucky Starr, Bryan Davies and Roland Storm - back by popular demand!
3rd December 2017
A seasonal entertainment for all the family, starring Penrith vocal sensation Brittanie Shipway and featuring your favourite Christmas classics.
20th December 2017
Starring BERNARD WALZ, NARELLE WINTERS, AL SHOWMAN and The Greg Hooper Trio
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