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01 Jan 16 - 31 Dec 16

 

Music in the Morning

Daytime concerts.

06 Mar 17 - 19 Jun 17
Wollongong Town Hall

 

The Drama Studio presents

The School Film

A Drama Studio performance as part of the National Theatre of London's Connections Youth Theatre Festival.

30 Mar 17 - 30 Mar 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Merrigong Theatre Company Production in association with The Disability Trust

The Outside Man - Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre

LOVE. We all want it. We all need it. We all like to sing about it.

01 Apr 17 - 01 Apr 17

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Rokitz Group & Mayo Ent presents

The World of Musicals

The New Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to Australia.

02 Apr 17 - 02 Apr 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Music in the Morning presents

Lanza Sings Again

Lanza Sings Again is the incredible life story and absolute hits of Mario Lanza

03 Apr 17 - 03 Apr 17
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Strut & Fret presents

Spiegeltent Sneak Peek Party

FREE sneak peek into the new Spiegeltent!

07 Apr 17 - 07 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

John Mac Nally presents

John Mac Nally

A special day time performance of stories and songs performed by John Mac Nally.

08 Apr 17 - 08 Apr 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Organised Pandemonium and Strut & Fret presents

VELVET

A divine discotheque circus!

08 Apr 17 - 30 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Strut & Fret in association with Token Events presents

Tom Gleeson - Cheer Up

Tom Gleeson comes to The Spiegeltent Wollongong!

08 Apr 17 - 08 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret presents

Livvy & Pete - The Songs of Olivia Newton John and Peter Allen

Celebrate the songbooks of Aussie icons Olivia Newton-John and Peter Allen.

09 Apr 17 - 09 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Merrigong Creativity Camp – April School Holidays

Interactive 4-day theatre-craft & performance workshops for kids aged 5 – 13.

10 Apr 17 - 13 Apr 17
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Monkey Baa Theatre Company Production

Diary of a Wombat

The multi award-winning picture book comes to the stage during the April School Holidays.

11 Apr 17 - 12 Apr 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Strut & Fret presents

Mikelangelo: Cave-Waits-Cohen

The triumphant one-man show taking on three of the greats: Nick Cave, Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen.

11 Apr 17 - 11 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with Deborah Tobias Creative Management

Christa Hughes is Oz Rockin' the Ladies Lounge

ARIA Award nominated cabaret star salutes Australian rock ‘n’ roll royalty.

12 Apr 17 - 12 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with Deborah Tobias Creative Management presents

Paul Capsis - Addicted to the Nightlife

Australian cabaret icon Paul Capsis brings his sparkle and majesty to Wollongong.

13 Apr 17 - 13 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with Laughing Stock Productions presents

Chopper's Republic of Anzakistan

Chopper has created the world's newest superpower and he's just the bloke to run it starring Heath Franklin.

14 Apr 17 - 14 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with The Harbour Agency presents

Emma Pask

Award winning Australian Jazz vocalist Emma Pask is heading to Wollongong.

15 Apr 17 - 15 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret and Premier Artists

Tim Rogers

Tim Rogers in a one night only performance in Wollongong!

16 Apr 17 - 16 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

School Holiday's at IPAC presents

Clown Through Costume Design Workshop

A fun and informative costume design workshop for young people

18 Apr 17 - 18 Apr 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

School Holiday's at IPAC presents

Introduction to Set Design with Katja Handt

A fun and informative set design workshop for young people

19 Apr 17 - 19 Apr 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Strut & Fret presents

Peter Combe in Bellyflop in a Pizza

A quirky, interactive fun-filled show loved by little kids, big kids, and adults who are still kids at heart!

19 Apr 17 - 19 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret presents

Archie Roach: Let Love Rule

Beloved singer and songwriter celebrates the release of his latest album, Let Love Rule

19 Apr 17 - 19 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Monkey Baa Theatre Company presents

Teaching Artists Workshop

Children will explore movement, design and creative play with an expert Monkey Baa tutor

20 Apr 17 - 20 Apr 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Strut & Fret presents

Justine Clarke Sings!

Best-selling children’s singer, international film star, and much-loved presence on ABC’s Play School.

20 Apr 17 - 20 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with Token Events presents

Frank Woodley - I, Woodley

One of Australia’s most beloved physical comedians finds the funny lurking everywhere.

20 Apr 17 - 20 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret presents

Children are Stinky

Expect daredevil stunts, incredible acrobatics and genuine belly laughs in this award-winning kids comedy!

21 Apr 17 - 21 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret Production House presents

The Kransky Sisters - Piece of Cake

Watch out! These oddball Queensland sisters are bringing their home baked show back to town.

21 Apr 17 - 21 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret and Circus Monoxide

Circus Monoxide - BUILT

HOMEGROWN ACT: Local circus troupe Circus Monoxide's new show!

22 Apr 17 - 22 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

A-List Entertainment presents

Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry Of The Penis comes to The Spiegeltent Wollongong!

22 Apr 17 - 22 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with The Harbour Agency presents

Felix Riebl (The Cat Empire)

Legendary singer, songwriter and front-man of The Cat Empire brings his solo show to the Spiegeltent.

23 Apr 17 - 23 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with Token Events presents

Dave Hughes - Deluded

Aussie comedy royalty brings his brand new show to Wollongong.

25 Apr 17 - 25 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with Token Events presents

Luke McGregor - Almost Fixed It

Everyone’s favourite awkward, obsessive-compulsive comedian.

26 Apr 17 - 26 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with Token Events presents

Wil Anderson - Critically Wil

The host of ABC’s top-rating show Gruen, brings Critically Wil to Wollongong.

27 Apr 17 - 27 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with Token Events presents

Hannah Gadsby - Nanette

Award-winning comedian comes to Wollongong with her new show, Nanette.

28 Apr 17 - 28 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret and Opera Carnivale presents

Opera Carnivale - I Pagliacci (The Jokers) by Leoncavallo

HOMEGROWN ACT: Opera Carnivale presents a riveting and immersive opera experience taking you back to the era of film noir.

29 Apr 17 - 29 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with Token Events presents

Rove McManus - That's Me Talking

A long awaited return to the stand-up stage for one of Australia’s favourite comedians!

29 Apr 17 - 29 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret and So Popera Productions presents

So Popera Cabaret Series

HOMEGROWN ACT: Showcasing local Illawarra talent from recent and upcoming productions!

30 Apr 17 - 30 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Strut & Fret in association with MILKE & Blackcat Productions presents

Mothers Ruin: A Cabaret about Gin

Full of soulful songs and sinful spirits.

30 Apr 17 - 30 Apr 17
The Spiegeltent Wollongong

 

Australian Chamber Orchestra presents

ACO Soloists

In a group the size of the ACO, there is nowhere to hide. It’s an ensemble of soloists.

05 May 17 - 05 May 17
Wollongong Town Hall

 

The Music Lounge & Ali & The Thieves

Ali & The Thieves - Leonard Cohen Koans

Splicing songs with his poetry and prose, Ali & The Thieves weave a new pathway into your experience of this glorious Poet of the Holy Sinners.

06 May 17 - 06 May 17
The Music Lounge

 

Music in the Morning presents

Strictly Bassey

Multinational award winner Jenifer Green sings "Strictly Bassey" with support world renowned impressionist Keith Scott and Joe Macri 8 piece band

08 May 17 - 08 May 17
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

RUFF #1 2017

Supporting the development and presentation of work by independent artists.

13 May 17 - 13 May 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Kin Music presents

Katie Noonan & Karin Schaupp - Songs of the Latin Skies

Katie Noonan and Karin Schaupp will take you on a journey through the great South American songbook.

13 May 17 - 13 May 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

So Popera Productions presents

Chicago

From the team who brought you The Producers and Beauty and the Beast, So Popera is delighted to bring you Chicago.

19 May 17 - 27 May 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Queensland Theatre and Grin and Tonic Troupe Production

The 7 Stages of Grieving

Wise, poignant and powerful storytelling.

23 May 17 - 27 May 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

The 7 Stages of Grieving - Merrigong Talking Point

A series of free theatre talks.

27 May 17 - 27 May 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Sharing Stories - Reconciliation Week 2017

A welcoming, beautiful celebration of culture and stories for Reconciliation Week 2017.

02 Jun 17 - 02 Jun 17
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Dirty Pretty Theatre & Critical Stages Production

Thérèse Raquin

An exquisite adaptation of a masterpiece of French literature.

07 Jun 17 - 10 Jun 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Thérèse Raquin - Merrigong Talking Point

A series of free theatre talks.

10 Jun 17 - 10 Jun 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Made from Scratch #2

A fabulous new fringe night featuring the freshest cuts from the Illawarra!

10 Jun 17 - 10 Jun 17
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Music in the Morning presents

Michael Cormick

Your favourite musical theatre songs and much more!

19 Jun 17 - 19 Jun 17
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2017

Australia’s biggest comedy festival is hitting the road!

22 Jun 17 - 23 Jun 17
Wollongong Town Hall

 

alist.com.au presents

The Umbilical Brothers - Speedmouse

International comedy phenomenon comes to Wollongong for one night only!

23 Jun 17 - 23 Jun 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

The Spooky Men's Chorale

The Spooky Men's Chorale - National Tour

Legends on the Australian folk circuit

24 Jun 17 - 24 Jun 17
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Australian Chamber Orchestra presents

Intimate Mozart

Alongside Richard Tognetti and an intimate ACO ensemble, Kristian takes on Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.13

03 Jul 17 - 03 Jul 17
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Merrigong Creativity Camp – July School Holidays

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

10 Jul 17 - 14 Jul 17
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A CDP Kids Production

Mr Stink

Mr Stink comes to life on stage in this hilarious production during the July School Holidays.

14 Jul 17 - 15 Jul 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Shaun Parker & Company Production

Blue Love

Very cool, very clever and very, very funny.

19 Jul 17 - 22 Jul 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Blue Love - Merrigong Talking Point

A series of free theatre talks.

22 Jul 17 - 22 Jul 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Harrison Craig - Kings of Vegas

Kings Of Vegas is homage to the most important music in Harrison’s life. From Nat King Cole to Frankie Valli.

28 Jul 17 - 28 Jul 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

The Friends of the Wollongong City Library presents

From Book to Baton

The Friends of Wollongong City Library present From Book to Baton – magical music from books transformed into films.

30 Jul 17 - 30 Jul 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

The Tasmania Theatre Company and Straightjacket Productions in association with The Karralyka Centre

Bakersfield Mist

Is the value of art in the eye of the beholder?

02 Aug 17 - 05 Aug 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Bakersfield Mist - Merrigong Talking Point

A series of free theatre talks.

05 Aug 17 - 05 Aug 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Sydney Symphony Orchestra - Pieter Wispelwey & the SSO

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra returns to Wollongong with a concert to make you smile.

11 Aug 17 - 11 Aug 17
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show
 

The Arcadians Theatre Group presents

Wicked

Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz

11 Aug 17 - 19 Aug 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Sydney Theatre Company Production

The Wharf Revue 2017

Holding the balance of laughter.

23 Aug 17 - 27 Aug 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

The Music Lounge & Wollongong Conservatorium of Music

Boyd Meets Girl

Acclaimed guitarist and renowned cellist join in a spectacular intimate concert

25 Aug 17 - 25 Aug 17
The Music Lounge

 

Wollongong Belly Dance Festival presents

Emeralds of the East: Belly Dance Gala

Journey into the glittering world of belly dance – where tradition and the modern collide.

27 Aug 17 - 27 Aug 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A production by Roslyn Oades. Originally produced by Malthouse Theatre and Melbourne Festival

Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday

A celebration of the bookends of a life fully lived.

30 Aug 17 - 02 Sep 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday - Merrigong Talking Point

A series of free theatre talks.

02 Sep 17 - 02 Sep 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Made from Scratch #3

A fabulous new fringe night featuring the freshest cuts from the Illawarra!

02 Sep 17 - 02 Sep 17
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show
 

The Dream Dance Company presents

Enter the Vortex - The Dream Dance Company

A commercial contemporary production created & choreographed by Sarah Boulter.

02 Sep 17 - 02 Sep 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Australian Chamber Orchestra presents

Arctic to Antipodes

04 Sep 17 - 04 Sep 17
Wollongong Town Hall

 

Sydney Comedy Festival presents

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase 2017

The Festival’s funniest in one hilarious night!

06 Sep 17 - 06 Sep 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Unique Entertainment presents

Cirque Africa

World-renowned, African modern circus acrobatic performance.

06 Sep 17 - 06 Sep 17
Wollongong Town Hall

 

A Sport for Jove and Seymour Centre Production

Cyrano de Bergerac

One of theatre's great romantic comedies.

13 Sep 17 - 16 Sep 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Cyrano de Bergerac - Merrigong Talking Point

A series of free theatre talks.

16 Sep 17 - 16 Sep 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

CDP Kids presents

Horrible Harriet

A tale of identity, friendship and Mr Chicken!

18 Sep 17 - 18 Sep 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Circa & Merrigong Theatre Company co-production

Landscape with Monsters

Our breathtakingly original circus-theatre creation returns for one night only!

23 Sep 17 - 23 Sep 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Grand International Concerts presents

Isla Grant in Concert

Scotland's legendary singer/song writer Isla Grant is coming to Wollongong!

28 Sep 17 - 28 Sep 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

CDP presents Tall Stories’ production of

Room on the Broom

The team behind The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child return with songs, laughs and scary fun!

29 Sep 17 - 30 Sep 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Merrigong Creativity Camp – October School Holidays

Interactive 4-day theatre-craft & performance workshops for kids aged 5 – 13.

03 Oct 17 - 06 Oct 17
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show
 

The Listies presents

The Listies - ICKYPEDIA LIVE

Australia’s favourite kid’s comedians are bringing their best-smelling book to the stage during the October School Holidays.

06 Oct 17 - 07 Oct 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Imperial Russian Ballet Co presents

A Festival of Russian Ballet

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australia in a ballet extravaganza!

08 Oct 17 - 10 Oct 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

RUFF #2 2017

Supporting the development and presentation of work by independent artists.

14 Oct 17 - 14 Oct 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A State Theatre Company South Australia Production

The Popular Mechanicals

A perfect romp that delivers in the silliest ways imaginable.

18 Oct 17 - 21 Oct 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

The Popular Mechanicals - Merrigong Talking Point

A series of free theatre talks.

21 Oct 17 - 21 Oct 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

A Griffin Theatre Company Production

Diving for Pearls

A modern Australian classic inspired by our own backyard.

01 Nov 17 - 05 Nov 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Diving for Pearls - Merrigong Talking Point

A series of free theatre talks.

04 Nov 17 - 04 Nov 17
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

Made from Scratch #4

A fabulous new fringe night featuring the freshest cuts from the Illawarra!

18 Nov 17 - 18 Nov 17
Wollongong Town Hall

A Merrigong Season Show