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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.

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APRIL 2018
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Great Gig In The Sky - Pink Floyd Tribute Show
Orange CYMS RLFC
Friday 27th April 2018
8:00 PM
CCE's hugely popular 'The Great Gig In The Sky' celebration of Pink Floyd is set to play Orange for the very first time.
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Eireborne
MPire Creative Pty Ltd
Saturday 28th April 2018
8:00 PM
Eireborne - A Tribute to the contribution of Irish music and dance to the world. Created by Maryanne Fogarty an ex international dancer with Riverdance and nine times Australian Irish Dance open champion. Directed by Nigel Turner-Carroll an Award winning director - Nigel’s credits include The Tap Pack, which has most recently toured to Beijing and Edinburgh Fringe festival 2016, winning The Spirit of the Fringe Award.
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MAY 2018
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The Australian Bee Gee's Show
The Harbour Agency
Tuesday 1st May 2018
8:00 PM
Fresh from celebrating 7 years and well over 2000 shows headlining on the Las Vegas strip, the Australian Bee Gees Show will be heading Down Under for the Australian leg of their 2018 ‘Direct from Vegas’ world tour! For one night only be a part of the magic that is, The Australian Bee Gees Show.
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George's Marvellous Medicine
shake & stir co and QPAC
Friday 4th May 2018
9:30 AM
What starts as just another boring day for George quickly turns into a marvellous experiment of epic proportions! Cleverly adapted from the much-loved book by Roald Dahl, George's Marvellous Medicine bounds off the page in a spectacular live show for the whole family.
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Legally Blonde
Orange Theatre Company
Friday 11th May 2018
7:30 PM
Omigod you guys, this fabulously fun, international award-winning musical, based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde the Musical is coming to Orange. It tells the story of Elle Woods - Sorority President of Delta Nu who, after being dumped by her boyfriend Warner, enrols at Harvard Law School to try to win him back.
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The Wiggles - Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle Tour!
Infasecur
Wednesday 16th May 2018
10:00 AM
The Wiggles are coming to perform for you as part of their Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle! tour! This brand new show will see Emma, Lachy, Anthony and Simon performing in over 150 locations in every state and territory in Australia.
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Chat 10 Looks 3 Live
Eggs & Soldiers Pty Ltd
Saturday 26th May 2018
7:30 PM
Crabb and Sales take the show on the road to regional Australia in a shameless grab to secure pickles and jams from CWA stalwarts
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Yo Diddle Diddle
Patch Theatre
Wednesday 30th May 2018
10:00 PM
What if your dream was only one jump away? Cat tells us the story of Cow & her dream to jump the moon, and the night the famous nursery rhyme was created. Cow tries and tries again, encouraged by the wise and resourceful Cat, and musical and inventive Houston. Her friends band together to help Cow to keep trying while Cow discovers what it takes to achieve your dreams.
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JUNE 2018
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Quiet Faith
Alternative Facts
Friday 1st June 2018
7:30 PM
From award-winning documentary theatre maker David Williams (Smurf in Wanderland, Grace Under Pressure, The Table of Knowledge), comes a surprising journey into the world of the quietly, progressively faithful.
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Stolen
National Theatre of Parramatta
Tuesday 5th June 2018
11:00 AM
Stolen is a must see for all Australians. On the 20th anniversary of its premiere season, this timely revival of Jane Harrison’s landmark play is as powerful today as it was for its very first audience.
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Reviewing the Situation
Tenacious C
Friday 22nd June 2018
8:00 PM
In this one-man show, Phil Scott plays the English/Jewish composer and lyricist Lionel Bart.
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Anh Do - The Happiest Refugee Live!!
A-List Entertainment
Saturday 23rd June 2018
8:00 PM
Anh Do’s bestselling book The Happiest Refugee has made readers laugh and cry, and was described by Russell Crowe as “the most surprising and inspiring read I have had in years.” Anh’s stage show takes it a step further, combining stand-up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces to retell his amazing story.
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Present Laughter
Orange Theatre Company
Friday 29th June 2018
7:30 PM
In 2018, Orange Theatre Company is proud to bring back the genius of Noel Coward to the Orange Civic Theatre in their production of Present Laughter. Directed by Rod Jones and Greg Pringle, this hilarious three act play is witty, sparkling and eminently theatrical.
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JULY 2018
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Letters to Lindy
Merrigong Theatre Company in association with Canberra Theatre Centre
Thursday 5th July 2018
7:30 PM
Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning work by award-winning playwright Alana Valentine (Parramatta Girls, Head Full of Love) explores the public’s relationship with one of 20th Century Australia’s most iconic figures. The story captivated a nation. A mother accused of murdering her child, her claim – that the baby was taken by a dingo – denied and discredited by zealous police and a flawed legal system.
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Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow
Friday 6th July 2018
8:00 PM
Australia’s largest comedy festival is packing up and ready to roll! Join the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow as it journeys around Australia, home-delivering hot and tasty comic treats to audiences near and far.
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Julius Caesar
Bell Shakespeare
Friday 13th July 2018
7:30 PM
Brutus is suspicious. Cassius is conspiring. Caesar’s days are numbered. Loved by the people, Caesar’s power is growing – which is dangerous if you live in a world driven by ego and idealism. Those that rise too fast must be dealt with. For the good of the country. For the good of those who wish to be rulers themselves.
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Which Way Home
ILBIJERRI Theatre Company
Thursday 19th July 2018
7:30 PM
A road trip comedy 80,000 years in the making Tash and her Dad are going on a road trip. Home to country, where the sky is higher and the world goes on forever.
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AUGUST 2018
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Sydney Dance Company
Saturday 4th August 2018
7:30 PM
Sydney Dance Company’s 2018 season opens with an electrifying journey into the extremes of human nature. Discover what drives our relationships and ignites our ambitions in this visceral new piece showcasing Australia’s best contemporary dancers.
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Falling In Love Again
Andrew McKinnon
Tuesday 7th August 2018
7:30 PM
Jennifer Ward-Lealand pays tribute to the iconic actress and singer Marlene Dietrich, in Falling in Love Again. This show was devised in collaboration with musical director and pianist Grant Winterburn. Singing highlights from Miss Dietrich’s films, concerts and recordings, Jennifer features songs by Cole Porter, Edith Piaf, Frederic Hollander and Pete Seeger. Jennifer and Grant are joined by bass player Aaron Coddel.
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Herman's Hermits
Showcase Entertainment Group
Wednesday 8th August 2018
6:00 PM
Herman’s Hermits, one of the biggest 60’s British Invasion bands, are bringing their ‘6 O’Clock Hop’ tour to Australia in August / September 2018 where every show starts at 6pm sharp.
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Madame Butterfly
Opera Australia
Tuesday 28th August 2018
7:30 PM
A man enchanted by the beauty of the East. A woman in love with the promise of the West. Separated by a vast ocean and many years, what will become of their love? Madame Butterfly is a love story that reaches across cultures, across oceans, across time.
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SEPTEMBER 2018
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The Season
Tasmania Performs
Saturday 1st September 2018
8:00 PM
Families are like seasons: you don’t get to pick them, and when they show up you best be ready. Somewhere between mainland Australia and its southern-most mate Tassie lies Dog Island. For six weeks every year that’s where you’ll find the Duncans, a mob as funny as they are unforgettable.
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B2M Mamanta
Artback NT & Skinnyfish Music
Friday 7th September 2018
8:00 PM
Building on their international touring acclaim, B2M (Bathurst to Melville), are embarking on their first major national tour. Come and see this seven-piece band from the Tiwi Islands as they showcase their new album with its unique blend of contemporary and traditional sound.
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Circus Oz - Model Citizens
Circus Australia Ltd
Saturday 15th September 2018
7:30 PM
Model Citizens seamlessly blends the risk and beauty of breathtaking physical improbability with theatricality, choreography and Circus Oz’s distinct brand of Australian humour.
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OCTOBER 2018
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Hotel Sorrento
HIT Productions Pty Ltd
Friday 12th October 2018
8:00 PM
Hotel Sorrento by Australian playwright Hannie Rayson is a highly commercial and relatable comedy/drama and familial story for a mainstream audience. This award winning play, which inspired the film of the same name, tells the story of three sisters who grew up together in the seaside town Sorrento.
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Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase
Saturday 13th October 2018
8:00 PM
The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour will be tearing up the freeways of Australia for the sixth year in a row to bring the crème de la crème of the 2018 Festival to Orange!
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The Vallies - A tribute to the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
Robert Jeffrey's
Friday 19th October 2018
7:30 PM
A tribute to the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
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Disney's The Little Mermaid
Orange Theatre Company
Friday 26th October 2018
7:00 PM
Orange Theatre Company is pleased to present this hauntingly beautiful love story for all ages, based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid.
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NOVEMBER 2018
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Ian Moss - National Theatre Tour
Triple M and Indian Motorcylces
Saturday 10th November 2018
8:00 PM
Respected as one of Australia’s iconic musicians, Ian Moss delivers an unforgettable sound – not only as a telling soloist on guitar but especially with his silken voice, ringing with clarity and resonating with pure soul.
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Virtuoso #3: David Pereira 'Cello Concertante'
Colour City Chamber Orchestra
Saturday 17th November 2018
8:00 PM
In this third concert of Colour City Chamber Orchestra’s ‘Virtuoso’ series, the emergence of the Cello as a solo and instrument will be showcased. David Pereira is one of the world’s esteemed cello soloists.
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