Michael Sheen

Michael Sheen

Sydney Opera House

Michael Christopher Sheen is a Welsh actor, television producer and political activist. After training at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he worked mainly in theatre throughout the 1990s with stage roles in Romeo and Juliet, Don't Fool with Love, Peer Gynt, The Seagull, The Homecoming, and Henry V.

His performances in Amadeus at the Old Vic and Look Back in Anger at the National Theatre were nominated for Olivier Awards in 1998 and 1999, respectively.
In 2003, he was nominated for a third Olivier Award for his performance in Caligula at the Donmar Warehouse.

Coast Box Office

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October
Live Nation - Herbie Hancock
11th & 12th October '24
1

Herbie Hancock

Live Nation
October

Jazz, funk and fusion from one of music's living legends

POPULAR!
Sydney Opera House - In the Heights
This Saturday to Sun 25 Aug

In the Heights

Sydney Opera House in association with Joshua Robson Productions

From America's musical mastermind, Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton, Moana) comes the quadruple Tony Award® winning, salsa-fuelled musical about a vibrant community in Washington Heights.

NEW DATE
Avoca Beach Theatre - Richard Clapton
11th & 12th January '25
1

Richard Clapton

Avoca Beach Theatre & Laughing Bird Arts Association
2025

Richard Clapton as one of Australia's foremost singer/songwriters, paved the way for subsequent generations of songwriters to write about the experience of being Australian.

ReScheduled

August
Maitland Repertory Theatre - Romanoff and Juliet
Wed 21 Aug to Sun 1 Sep
2

Romanoff and Juliet

Maitland Repertory Theatre

A witty and charming entertainment

by Peter Ustinov

Coast Box Office
What's On Now?

Coast Box Office

See what's happening now and in the next week.

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★ A HIT ★
Sydney Opera House - James and the Giant Peach
Tomorrow to 21st July
4

James and the Giant Peach

Sydney Opera House

A little magic can take you a long way

by ROALD DAHL

September
Polestar - Night at the Barracks
Fri 13 Sep to Sun 6 Oct '24
1

Night at the Barracks

Polestar
September

NIGHT AT THE BARRACKS RETURNS FOR ANOTHER MASSIVE SEASON IN 2024!

Return Season

2024 Season
Bell Shakespeare returns in 2024 with a selection of some of Shakespeare's most magnificent works.

2024 Season

At Sydney Opera House, the company presents Shakespeare's classic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream in a breathless production brimming with magic, mirth and mayhem. Directed by Peter Evans, this production is quick as a shadow. Fast, funny and family-friendly, this is A Midsummer…

Bell Shakespeare
Sydney
Sydney Opera House - The The
21st & 22nd November '24
1

The The

Sydney Opera House
November

The triumphant return of post-punk royalty

Be Quick
Opera Australia - La Bohème
Tue 20 Aug

La Bohème

Opera Australia

Experience the original bohemian love story with Opera Australia's gorgeous new production of Puccini's La Bohème.

By Puccini

Extended
Capitol Theatre - Sister Act
Tue 6 Aug to Oct '24
2

Sister Act

Capitol Theatre

Praise be! The habit is coming to Australia - The London production.

September
Red Tree Theatre - Hair The Musical
September '24
2

Hair The Musical

Red Tree Theatre
September

Let the sunshine in!

September
Temora Aviation Museum - 2024 Aircraft Showcase
Sat 7 Sep
5

2024 Aircraft Showcase

Temora Aviation Museum
September

The showcase will feature all serviceable aircraft from the RAAF 100 SQN Historic Flight Collection and visiting aircraft

★ A HIT ★
The Art House - Jimmy Barnes
Mon, 5th to 18th August
1

Jimmy Barnes

The Art House

Hell of a Time Tour

Comedy
Secret Comedy Club - Secret Comedy Club at Gosford
Sat 3 Aug to Dec '24
8

Secret Comedy Club at Gosford

Secret Comedy Club & Bay Road Brewing

We're in our eighth year of producing sold-out comedy shows all over NSW. The Secret Comedy Club is our latest comedy show.

Bay Road Brewing, 89 Donnison St, Gosford

★ A HIT ★
Australian Global Entertainment - The Australian Tenors
Sat 10 Aug
1

The Australian Tenors

Australian Global Entertainment

For the Love of Music

Premiere
Ensemble Theatre - Uncle Vanya
Fri 26 Jul to Sat 31 Aug
2

Uncle Vanya

Ensemble Theatre

Celebrated Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith breathes new life into Chekhov's tragicomedy unveiling a hotbed of disillusionment and all-consuming unrequited love.

Premiere

September
The Art House - An Afternoon at The Proms
Sat 28 Sep
1

An Afternoon at The Proms

The Art House
September

Friends for Life

TODAY
Jopuka Productions - The 2024 Chain Play
Today until 21st July
2

The 2024 Chain Play

Jopuka Productions

The last time we did one of these, Josh was 'murdered' on stage twice and there was a talking kettle puppet and just so much confetti.

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Podcast
Curtain Bounce - My Favourite Musical Podcast
Podcast

My Favourite Musical Podcast

Curtain Bounce

Ruth Tiffin and Josephine Emmett take a look at everything from audition songs, shows, duets, jukebox musicals, dislikes, Broadway, comedy and more.

POPULAR!
Laycock Street Community Theatre - December
This Saturday
2

December

Laycock Street Community Theatre

An exception full length solo performance

Produced by Jake Silvestro

Newcastle
Bohm - Eric Idle
Mon 11 Nov
8

Eric Idle

Bohm
November

Don't miss this unforgettable evening with comedy legend Eric Idle!

POPULAR!
Central Coast Music Factory - Cinderella
18th to 27th October '24

Cinderella

Central Coast Music Factory
October

The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance.

by Rodgers & Hammerstein
Directed by Evelyn Luck and Harriet Woodrow

TRENDING
Laughing Bird Arts Association - Aussie Anthems
Sun 26 Jan '25
1

Aussie Anthems

Laughing Bird Arts Association
2025

Oz Rock Tribute Show

Sydney
State Theatre - ISAAC BUTTERFIELD
Sun 24 Nov
8

ISAAC BUTTERFIELD

State Theatre
November

Bearded comedian from Australia.

★ A HIT ★
Live Nation - Crowded House
4th to 13th December '24
1

Crowded House

Live Nation
December

2024 Gravity Stairs Tour

September
Laycock Street Community Theatre - ABBASBACK
Fri 27 Sep
1

ABBASBACK

Laycock Street Community Theatre
September

Australia's favourite all ABBA tribute band

Be Quick
Chocolate Starfish - Chocolate Starfish
Fri 9 Aug
1

Chocolate Starfish

Chocolate Starfish

The Best of Everything

Comedy
Sydney Comedy Festival - Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase
Fri 13 Sep
8

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase

Sydney Comedy Festival
September

The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour will be tearing up the freeways of Australia to bring the best of the 2023 Festival to somewhere near you.

September
State Theatre - Carousel
3rd & 4th September '24
2

Carousel

State Theatre
September

Rodgers and Hammerstein's CAROUSEL, one of the most beloved musicals of all time.

TRENDING
Laughing Bird Arts Association - An Intimate Evening With Vince Jones
Sat 10 Aug
1

An Intimate Evening With Vince Jones

Laughing Bird Arts Association

The Man with the Voice as cool as a long G&T

Season 2024
More stories. More sensational music. More of what makes opera magical.

Season 2024

The excitement begins long before the first note. The date in your calendar. The anticipation as you approach the theatre. And then, the curtain rises, the sound of the orchestra rushes through you and a great story comes to life. In 2024, we bring you a treasure trove of unmissable cultural…

Opera Australia
October
The Very Popular Theatre Company - Mary Poppins
5th to 17th October '24
2

Mary Poppins

The Very Popular Theatre Company
October

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins

Haymarket
Dead Puppet Society - Peter and the Starcatcher
Jan to Mar '25
4

Peter and the Starcatcher

Dead Puppet Society & Disney Theatrical Productions Australia
2025

Jump aboard this epic voyage and discover the untold story of Neverland.

by Rick Elice
Based on a novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
Music by Wayne Barker

TRENDING
Gosford Musical Society - Popstars! The 90's musical
Jan '25
2

Popstars! The 90's musical

Gosford Musical Society
2025

It's boyband vs girlband in this hilarious brand new musical

Written by Nicholas Christo & Neil Gooding
Musical Arrangements by Isaac Hayward

Festival
Central Coast Council - The Lakes Festival
8th to 17th November '24
14

The Lakes Festival

Central Coast Council
November

The Lakes Festival is back!

★ A HIT ★
Gosford Musical Society - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Oct & Nov '24
2

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Gosford Musical Society
October

From the Academy Award-winning team comes a lushly scored retelling of Victor Hugo's epic story of love, acceptance and what it means to be a hero.

by Victor Hugo
Directed by Jamie Mckenzie
Musical Director Kimberly Gilbert

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Gosford
New World Artists - Grinspoon
29th & 30th October '24
1

Grinspoon

New World Artists
October

Whatever, whenever, wherever

★ A HIT ★
Symphony Central Coast - Wallace, Gromit and Shaun
Sun 1 Dec
1

Wallace, Gromit and Shaun

Symphony Central Coast
December

Happy Holidays!

★ A HIT ★
Live Nation - Pearl Jam
21st & 23rd November '24
1

Pearl Jam

Live Nation
November

Dark Matter World Tour 2024

Pokolbin
Hunter Valley Gardens - Christmas Lights Spectacular
Nov '24 to Nov '25
14

Christmas Lights Spectacular

Hunter Valley Gardens
November

Enjoy a truly memorable night out with your loved ones as you wander through the themed displays created with over 3 million lights!

Family Friendly

September
Laycock Street Community Theatre - Morning Melodies
Wed 11 Sep
1

Morning Melodies

Laycock Street Community Theatre
September

Lumières de Paris

October
The Players Theatre - Unnecessary Farce
4th to 20th October '24
2

Unnecessary Farce

The Players Theatre
October

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go.

by Paul Slade Smith
Director: Steve Harris

POPULAR!
Seventh Wonder - Fleetwood Mac's Rumours & Greatest Hits
Fri 9 May '25
1

Fleetwood Mac's Rumours & Greatest Hits

Seventh Wonder
2025

Don't miss the opportunity to witness the magic as Seventh Wonder brings Fleetwood Mac's iconic music to life.

Berowra
Berowra Musical Society - 9 to 5 The Musical
19th to 27th October '24
2

9 to 5 The Musical

Berowra Musical Society
October

Hey, a girl can scheme, can't she?

Music and lyrics by Dolly Parton
Book by Patricia Resnick

POPULAR!
Central Coast Kids Day Out - Central Coast Kids Day Out
July
4

Central Coast Kids Day Out

Central Coast Kids Day Out

An accessible event for our community to have face to face contact with early childhood services combined with popular kids entertainment, for an affordable, fun and interactive fun day out.

Outdoor
Hunter Valley Gardens - Snow Time in the Garden
On until Sun 28 Jul
11

Snow Time in the Garden

Hunter Valley Gardens

Slide, skate and play at Snow Time in the Garden

Family Friendly

★ A HIT ★
The Players Theatre - Legally Blonde
Tomorrow to Sun 11 Aug
2

Legally Blonde

The Players Theatre

Harvard's beloved blonde takes the stage by pink storm in this fun, upbeat story of self-discovery.

☆ NEW ☆
Opera Australia - Cinderella
Jan to Mar '25
2

Cinderella

Opera Australia
2025

A prince, a ball, a woman in flight. Will they find true love on this enchanted night?

Sydney
Theatre Royal Sydney - Hadestown
10th to 23rd February '25
1

Hadestown

Theatre Royal Sydney
2025

The acclaimed musical phenomenon HADESTOWN by singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and director Rachel Chavkin will premiere at Theatre Royal Sydney in February.

Sydney
Sydney Opera House - Passenger
20th & 21st October '24
1

Passenger

Sydney Opera House
October

All The Little Lights Anniversary Tour - A folk rock fave returns

September
City of Sydney - 2024 Sydney Marathon
Sun 15 Sep
13

2024 Sydney Marathon

ASICS
September

Register Now for the Sydney Marathon

August
Sydney Symphony Orchestra - How to Train Your Dragon
Fri 23 Aug to Tue 3 Sep '24
6

How to Train Your Dragon

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

A captivating and original story that combines humour, fire-breathing action, and epic adventure!

Nicholas Buc conductor

Temora
Temora Aviation Museum - Warbirds Downunder Airshow
19th & 20th October '24

Warbirds Downunder Airshow

Temora Aviation Museum
October

The largest Warbirds airshow in the Southern Hemisphere will once again take flight over Temora, NSW

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August
Chookas Entertainment - Annie
Wed 28 Aug to Sun 15 Sep '24
2

Annie

Chookas Entertainment

Leapin' Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals.

Directed by Danny Folpp
Musica Direction by Mathew Gallimore
Choreography by Maddie Watts

TRENDING
Laughing Bird Arts Association - Rai Thistlethwayte & Ben Vanderwal
Thu 16 Jan '25
1

Rai Thistlethwayte & Ben Vanderwal

Laughing Bird Arts Association
2025

Following a successful tour in Japan, a festival appearance in Bangkok, and sold out shows at Sydney Fringe Festival and the Perth Int'l Jazz Festival (before covid), Rai and drum-gun Ben Vanderwal are coming to Avoca Beach Theatre!

September
Ensemble Theatre - The Queen's Nanny
Fri 6 Sep to Sat 12 Oct '24
2

The Queen's Nanny

Ensemble Theatre
September

From the creative team behind the sell-out success of THE APPLETON LADIES' POTATO RACE, this blackly funny play imagines a series of pivotal moments between two strong-spirited women harbouring complicated resentment.

Premiere

Maitland
Maitland Repertory Theatre - First Things First
Nov & Dec '24
2

First Things First

Maitland Repertory Theatre
November

Where love and marriage become hilariously complicated

by Derek Benfield

October
The Attic Productions - Little Shop of Horrors
3rd to 6th October '24
2

Little Shop of Horrors

The Attic Productions
October

Feed the need for musical hilarity with this delicious sci-fi smash about a man-eating plant.

Music by Allan Menken
Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Director: Brett Perkins
Musical Director: Chris Hochkins
Choreographer: Emmakate De Henau

Sydney
Theatre Royal Sydney - SIX
Oct to Dec '24
2

SIX

Louise Withers, Michael Coppel & Linda Bewick
October

THE TRIUMPHANT RETURN OF THE RECORD-BREAKING QUEENS!

POPULAR!
Drifters Wharf - Metallica
Tomorrow
1

Metallica

Drifters Wharf

A Tribute For All

The Lakes Festival
This popular annual event will be making a splash across the entire Central Coast between 8-17 November 2024.

The Lakes Festival

This huge 10-DAY celebration of our waterways across the Central Coast that brings locals and visitors together to enjoy exciting family-friendly activities, cultural and educational programs hosted by local organisations and businesses.

Central Coast Council
★ A HIT ★
Laycock Street Community Theatre - Queen Supreme
Tomorrow
1

Queen Supreme

Laycock Street Community Theatre

The Music of Diana Ross & The Supremes

★ A HIT ★
Laughing Bird Arts Association - Avoca Beach Comedy Club
This Saturday
8

Avoca Beach Comedy Club

Laughing Bird Arts Association & Avoca Beach Theatre

Join us for the opening night of 'Avoca Beach Comedy Club' show packed with some of Australia's funniest comedians.

Be Quick
Laycock Street Community Theatre - Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr
Tomorrow
3

Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr

Laycock St Dance

Discover the Enchanting World

★ A HIT ★
FunHaus Factory - The Welcome Choir
Tickets from $10
1

The Welcome Choir

FunHaus Factory

Think Karaoke in a bar singing shoulder to shoulder with friends new and old

Sydney
TEG Dainty - Postmodern Jukebox
Thu 13 Feb '25
1

Postmodern Jukebox

TEG Dainty
2025

Magic and Moonlight World Tour

World
Cameron Mackintosh - Les Misérables Arena Spectacular World Tour
2

Les Misérables Arena Spectacular World Tour

Cameron Mackintosh in association with Nick Grace Management

From the inaugural concert performance of ‘Les Misérables' in Sydney in January 1989, this incredible musical has demonstrated unparalleled potency and success in each of its reincarnations.

Theatre
Opera Australia - Tosca
On until Fri 16 Aug
2

Tosca

Opera Australia

A critically-acclaimed production of a high-stakes thriller with an unforgettable ending

October
Willoughby Theatre Company - Singin' in the Rain
12th to 27th October '24
2

Singin' in the Rain

Willoughby Theatre Company
October

Tap your toes and sing along in this splashy adaptation of the celebrated and beloved film.

Casting Now

Be Quick
Sydney Comedy Festival - Mel Buttle
Fri 2 Aug
8

Mel Buttle

Token Events

Not Here to Put Socks on Centipedes

September
FABBA - FABBA
Sun 1 Sep
1

FABBA

FABBA

Celebrating 50 Years from Eurovision to Mamma Mia!

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Marketing Essentials

If you find yourself still looking for cast well down your rehearsal schedule, don't advertise this alongside your marketing message. It just says "we couldn't get people interested in being a part of our show". Be discrete and use channels that will speak to people who might…

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September
Wyong Musical Theatre - The Marvelous Wonderettes
13th to 28th September '24
2

The Marvelous Wonderettes

Wyong Musical Theatre
September

The jukebox musical comedy of the 50s and 60s

Casting Now

★ A HIT ★
Uniting Productions - The Writer's Room
This Saturday to Oct '24
12

The Writer's Room

Uniting Productions

Come, gather round scribes

POPULAR!
State Theatre - The Life And Music Of George Michael
Sun 28 Jul
1

The Life And Music Of George Michael

State Theatre

Get ready to relive the magic of George Michael's music in a way you've never experienced before

TODAY
Hunter Drama - School of Rock
Today until 20th July
2

School of Rock

Hunter Drama

Rock got no reason, rock got no rhymeYou better get me to school on time!

Director - Lauren Harvey
Musical Director - Dan Wilson
Vocal Director - Alicia Patterson
Choreographer - Lauren Harvey

Dates TBA
ORiGiN Theatrical - The Mysterious Disappearance
Mystery,Thriller
15

The Mysterious Disappearance

ORiGiN Theatrical

Performance Rights Now Available

by Kurt Shineman

September
Symphony Central Coast - Masterful
Sun 22 Sep
1

Masterful

Symphony Central Coast
September

Virtuosic Excellence

Be Quick
The Art House - Pete Helliar Gives Zero Flips
Tomorrow
8

Pete Helliar Gives Zero Flips

The Art House

Helliar is next level

September
TEG Dainty - Iron Maiden
12th & 13th September '24
1

Iron Maiden

TEG Dainty
September

The Future Past Tour

September
HER Productions - Romeo & Juliet
19th to 28th September '24
2

Romeo & Juliet

HER Productions
September

A Reimagining

By William Shakespeare
Adapted by Charlotte De Wit and Pip Thoroughgood

★ A HIT ★
Sydney Opera House - The Gospel According to Paul
On until Tuesday
8

The Gospel According to Paul

Sydney Opera House

Final term. Final chance.

★ A HIT ★
Gosford Musical Society - Shout!
Fri, 2nd to 17th August
2

Shout!

Gosford Musical Society

The Legend of the Wild One

Director: Leigh Collins
Musical Director: Mark Williams

September
Jopuka Productions - Pinocchio Must Die
September to Oct '24
2

Pinocchio Must Die

Jopuka Productions
September

Rejected 'Real' Boy Pinocchio Seeks Return to Wooden Roots Amidst Town's Disapproval

by Danielle Brame Whiting

Sydney
TEG Dainty - True Tales of Sex, Success and Sex and the City
Sat 7 Dec
2

True Tales of Sex, Success and Sex and the City

TEG Dainty
December

Candace Bushnell's acclaimed one-woman show

Pymble
Pymble Players - The 39 Steps
Oct & Nov '24
2

The 39 Steps

Pymble Players
October

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre!

From the novel by John Buchan, adapted by Patrick Barlow
Directed by: David Allsopp

Pyrmont
Michael Cassel Group - MJ The Musical
From Sat 1 Feb '25
1

MJ The Musical

Michael Cassel Group & Sydney Lyric Theatre
2025

Startin' Somethin' in Sydney

Tuggerah
Red Tree Theatre - Blithe Spirit
15th to 23rd November '24

Blithe Spirit

Red Tree Theatre
November

Till death do us part?

Casting Now

On Tour
Capitol Theatre - Chicago
On until Sat 27 Jul
2

Chicago

Capitol Theatre

The original and the best, CHICAGO is back. It would be a crime to miss it!

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Be Quick
Civic Theatre - Bang On Live
Sat 27 Jul
8

Bang On Live

Double J & Token Events

Myf Warhurst & Zan Rowe

Newcastle
A-List Entertainment - Arj Barker
Fri 29 Nov
8

Arj Barker

A-List Entertainment
November

The Mine Field

Sydney
Sydney Theatre Company - Sunday
Oct to Dec '24
2

Sunday

Sydney Theatre Company
October

A gorgeous collision of love, politics, history and art, featuring a stellar cast.

By Anthony Weigh
Directed by Sarah Goodes

August
Laycock Street Community Theatre - Celtic Illusion
Sat 31 Aug & Thu 5 Sep '24
3

Celtic Illusion

Base Entertainment

The Magic Returns. Immerse yourself in one of the most unique productions touring the world. Celtic Illusion, the Irish dance and Grand Illusion sensation that has taken Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Canada and the USA by storm and will tour nationwide in 2023.

Return Season

POPULAR!
Mingara - Effie – Upyourselfness
This Saturday
8

Effie – Upyourselfness

Mingara

I am a mass of contradictions & I am not alone.