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Information about the work of  Orange City Council, located in the Central West of NSW

Welcome to Orange Civic Theatre

Orange Civic Theatre is a purpose built performing arts centre.  As a presenter and co-producer of works, we offer professionalism and expertise in the development of both contemporary and community based work.

 

For venue and seating information, please click on Venue Information.

 

FEBRUARY 2016
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4000 Miles
Critical Stages, Catnip and MopHead Productions
Miles
Thursday 18th February 2016
8:00 PM
Finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama; Winner of the 2012 Obie Award for Best New American Play: Named Time Magazine’s #1 Play or Musical of 2012.
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Forever Diamond
Ben Maiorana Entertainment
Saturday 20th February 2016
8:00 PM
This is a show not to be missed!
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Strassman's "iTedE"
Rockcity
Thursday 25th February 2016
7:00 PM
It's about Chucking time! Strassman returns with a brand new show filled with an evening of hilarious comedy and side-splitting antics from Ted E. Bare, Chuck Wood, and their crazy friends. It's hilarious! Funny and clever! A great night out!
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The Ten Sopranos
Giant Entertainment
Saturday 27th February 2016
8:00 PM
Possibly the most powerful all female group in Australia, The Ten Sopranos combines classical and contemporary singing providing a musical feast to whet the appetite of true music fans of all ages.
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MARCH 2016
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The 52-Storey Treehouse
CDP Kids
Saturday 5th March 2016
2:00 PM
They’re back again! Andy and Terry’s Treehouse is now 52 storeys high, with yet more fantastic inventions; a rocket powered carrot launcher, the Disguise-o-matic 5000 and even a Ninja Snail Training Academy!
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Brass Band Celebration
The City of Orange Brass Band
 
Saturday 12th March 2016
7:30 PM
Roy Orbison & The Everly Bros
Ben Maiorana Entertainment
Saturday 19th March 2016
8:00 PM
For the first time in Australia Roy Orbison & The Everly Brothers – Together In Concert in a two hour International Concert Experience. Come and relive the magic and the classic hits of ‘Roy Orbison & The Everly Brothers’, some of the world’s greatest and most successful Rock n Roll Music Legends of all time.
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APRIL 2016
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Heavenly Creatrues
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Mozart
Friday 1st April 2016
7:00 PM
The SSO comes to town with the Sydney Philharmonia Chamber Singers for a Classical program that will raise the roof with the sounds of celebration!
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Mark Vincent
Australian Global Entertainment
Sunday 3rd April 2016
2:00 PM
Mark Vincent, Australia’s most loved 22 year old is bringing his stunning new show to Orange Regional Theatre.
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Wuthering Heights
shake & stir theatre co & Queensland Performing Arts Centre
storm
Friday 8th April 2016
8:00 PM
Bronte's gothic masterpiece storms the country in a new adaptation from the company behind the critically acclaimed productions of George Orwell's Animal Farm and 1984.
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Flying Fruit Fly Circus
Flying Fruit Fly Circus presents
Circus
Wednesday 13th April 2016
7:30 PM
The Flying Fruit Fly Circus is back in town! Their highly acclaimed Circus Under My Bed is a magical show for anyone with a love of circus, dance and physical theatre.
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Jon English Trilogy of Rock
Sound One presents
Friday 15th April 2016
8:00 PM
By popular demand, Jon English, plus an eight piece band, returns to the Civic Theatre with 'Trilogy of Rock' - a salute to the theatrical concerts; The Rock Show, Rock Show More, and Rock Revolution!
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Mirusia This Time Tomorrow
Star Billing
Tuesday 19th April 2016
7:30 PM
Born in Australia to Dutch parents, Mirusia studied Opera at the Queensland Conservatorium and at the age of 21 was announced the youngest winner ever of the prestigious Dame Joan Sutherland Opera Award.
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Live Live Cinema: Little Shop of Horrors
Jumpboard Productions
Saturday 30th April 2016
8:00 PM
Roger Corman's cult 1960 film is screened whilst the live soundtrack is created by 4 performers, forced to work at break-neck pace to re-voice multiple characters in perfect lip sync whilst playing a new, original musical score and creating live Foley (sound effects).
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MAY 2016
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Michael Sieders
Wednesday 4th May 2016
10:00 AM
One of the most-read and famous children's books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar emerges off the page in a masterful theatrical experience for the whole family. Journey through Eric Carle's incredible stories as they come to life on stage in this enchanting show.
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Hairspray
Orange Theatre Company
Friday 13th May 2016
8:00 PM
Welcome to the 60s! Hairspray is the fun musical with Big Songs, Big Dance Routines & Big Hair. The story revolves around Tracy Turnblad - a big girl with an even bigger heart, who has only one passion - to dance on "The Corny Collins Shows."
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The Peasant Prince
Monkey Baa Theatre Company
Tuesday 24th May 2016
6:30 PM
Li Cunxin's iconic autobiography Mao's Last Dancer was first published as a children's picture book, The Peasant Prince. Monkey Baa is honoured to be adapting this story onto the stage.
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Chopin by Candlelight
Andrew McKinnon Presentations
Friday 27th May 2016
8:00 PM
Piers Lane holds a unique place in classical music. One of Australia’s most internationally acclaimed pianists; he has performed in all the world’s great concert halls and has attracted remarkable reviews for his brilliant and sensitive performances.
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JUNE 2016
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Sugarland
Toured by Performing Lines
Tuesday 7th June 2016
7:30 PM
Sugarland provides a glimpse into a teenage Australia that feels like a foreign country. This exceptional new play will make you laugh, cry and stay with your long after you leave the theatre.
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CounterMove
Sydney Dance Company
Wednesday 22nd June 2016
7:30 PM
Sydney Dance Company's CounterMove explores luminescence and life in a double bill that will enchant, compel and amuse with exhilarating physical dance by some of Australia's finest dancers.
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Snugglepot & Cuddlepie
CDP
Monday 27th June 2016
10:00 AM
This exquisite new stage adaptation will spark the imagination and sense of adventure in 5-10 year olds and their families, as they experience the timeless charm of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie.
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JULY 2016
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Othello
Bell Shakespeare
Friday 8th July 2016
7:30 PM
“O, Beware, My lord, of jealousy; It is the green ey'd monster, which doth mock the meat if feeds on” - Act 3, Scene 3.
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The Wharf Revue
Sydney Theatre Company production
Tuesday 12th July 2016
7:30 PM
There ain't no party like a Wharf Revue Party. But no one has been able to outplay, outwit or outlast The Wharf Revue.
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Lend Me A Tenor
Orange Theatre Company
Thursday 28th July 2016
8:00 PM
World renowned tenor Tito Merelli is coming to Cleveland in the fall of 1934 to sing the lead role in a performance of Guiseppe Verdi's Otello for the Cleveland Grand Opera Company.
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AUGUST 2016
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The Marriage of Figaro
Opera Australia
Thursday 4th August 2016
7:30 PM
Mozart's brilliant opera The Marriage of Figaro follows the adventures of a household over one crazy day, Masters are lusting over their servants, servants are outwitting their masters - Figaro is the Downton Abbey of opera, but a whole lot more fun!
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Never Did Me Any Harm
Force Majeure and Sydney Theatre Company
Saturday 27th August 2016
7:30 PM
Never before have parents been under such pressure when it comes to raising children. Is the pressure to get it right overwhelming us? And what is 'good parenting' anyway? Are children today given too much choice? Too few boundaries? Less chance to take risks?
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SEPTEMBER 2016
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Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase
Sydney Comedy Festival
Friday 2nd September 2016
8:00 PM
The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase will be tearing up the freeways of Australia for the fourth year in a row, featuring the crème de la crème of the 2016 Festival right on your doorstep.
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Always ... Patsy Cline
HIT Productions
Friday 30th September 2016
8:00 PM
Always... Patsy Cline is more than a tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30 in a plane crash in 1963.
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OCTOBER 2016
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Mary Poppins
Orange Theatre Company
Friday 14th October 2016
8:00 PM
Mary Poppins is the story of the Banks family who live in a big house in London on Cherry Tree Lane. Things are not going well for the family.
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