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Civic Theatre to return with bigger season in 2021

Theatre, dance, music and comedy are set to return to Newcastle with a bang in 2021. It comes as the Civic Theatre has released its vibrant new schedule of shows. COVID-19 has proven to...

Production honours life of comedian “plagued by demons”

The Civic Theatre is set to end 2020 in style with a production in the Playhouse of Being Sellers. Based on the life and times of Peter Sellers, the play debuted at the...

Laughs guaranteed at Newcastle Comedy Festival

There hasn’t been much to laugh about this year, but the Newcastle Comedy Festival is planning to do its best to elicit a chuckle. Managing Director Andrew Milos admits it’s been a nightmare...

Great Southern Nights to hit the city next month

Newcastle is set to be among the 300-plus venues primed to host Great Southern Nights next month. The 900 gigs featuring more than 2,500 artists is a state government initiative aimed at kick-starting...

Silo art idea on the rise, thanks to Big Picture Fest

The Big Picture Festival has done more than just add a splash of colour to the former steel city. Held across the Labour Day long weekend in October, the three-day event has reignited...

Street art festival comes to town

World class street art is coming to some of Newcastle’s most prominent locations this weekend. The inaugural Big Picture Fest, which goes from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 October, will bring together local,...

Lights, camera, action: Movies to return to Civic Theatre

The magic of cinema has returned to Newcastle with the Civic Theatre welcoming a 7.5-metre-wide movie screen in the iconic main auditorium. The theatre is set to help fill the gap left by...

Big Dog Comedy finding new ways to keep the laughs on stage

Big Dog Comedy boss Andrew Milos is finding new ways to keep the laughs rolling in Newcastle. After the second of his planned annual comedy festivals was cancelled earlier this year, the self-professed...