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Tag: Civic Theatre

Checkmate: actor thrilled to star in upcoming musical

For David Harris, coming home to the Hunter has meant returning to a “Utopia”. “It’s a world apart here,” he told Newcastle Weekly. “I tell my friends and family this really is another world...

Production turns concept on its head

It's a play that is flipping the narrative. Do Your Parents Know You’re Straight (DYPKYS) explores the queer experience by creating a world where heterosexuality is not "normal". Written and directed by award-winning, non-binary...

Three music legends to bring memories to Newcastle

Novocastrians will be launched back in time next month when three Australian music legends take to the Civic Theatre stage. Normie Rowe, Dinah Lee and Jade Hurley are joining forces for a concert...

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...

Christmas has arrived in Newcastle

A Christmas tree maze, Aussie beach-style Santa photos and lunchtime concerts mark the official start of Christmas in Newcastle today. The free family-friendly festivities are part of the City of Newcastle’s A Very...

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...

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...