Encore! 21 Years of Parade College Musicals
Saturday 25 August
Parade College has been home to 21 Years of Musical Theatre shows - and in what is also the 50th year of the Bundoora Campus, the largest ensemble of past cast, orchestra, crew and production teams are coming together in a One Night Only Concert at Melbourne’s iconic Athenaeum Theatre celebrating those past Parade Musicals.
09, 11, 15, 17 August
A superb international cast has been assembled featuring Daniel Sumegi as the oafish Baron Ochs,Lee Abrahmsen as the beautiful Marschallin,Danielle Calder as her dashing lover Octavian and Anna Voshege as Sophie,Octavian's new love interest.
Titus O’Reily - The Bye Round Tour
Saturday 01 September
After a killer debut season, rave reviews and sold out shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Sydney Comedy Festivals with the live show version of his best-selling book A Thoroughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport, Titus O’Reily returns to stages across Australia in the ‘Bye Round Tour’. The hugely popular sports satirist hilariously examines the year that was, all the nonsense that comes with being an AFL fan, and turns his attention to what may unfold in the upcoming finals in the AFL series.
Thursday 6 September-
Saturdau 8 September
Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ’em?! Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the hilarious hit musical that is anything but Grimm. Forget the princesses you think you know. When these royal renegades toss off their tiaras, this hilariously subversive, not-for-the-kiddies musical cleverly reveals what really happened ‘ever after’!
Thursday 27 September
Pablo Francisco returns to Australia with a brand new show and will rock the house with screams of laughter.
Friday 5th October
Australian-born, US-based singer-songwriter-actress, Clare Bowen, will return home to play a string of headline dates this September/October; just after releasing her much anticipated self-titled debut album.
Saturday 6th October
Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in this magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
This new production, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Rossini’s death, will be directed by the legendary film and opera director Bruce Beresford, conducted by Greg Hocking and Raymond Lawrence and sung in a new English translation by Geoffrey Harris.
07, 20 (matinee), 24, 26
Griff Rhys Jones: Where Was I?
Outside of Not the Nine O’Clock News, Griff Rhys Jones worked alongside Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson and Mel Smith. The duo Alas Smith and Jones, with his now departed partner Mel Smith, were one of the seminal comedy acts of their time. Griff went on to established himself as a presenter in various television shows such as Three Men in a Boat, It’ll Be Alright on the Night, and Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones and founded the production company Talkback Productions, which produced comedy series including Da Ali G Show, I’m Alan Partridge and Smack the Pony.
Tuesday 30 Oct
THE FUNNY BUNCH COMEDY GALA EXTRAVAGANZA
Friday 2nd November
This show features the absolute best of comedy in Australia with star acts such as Akmal, Fiona O’loughlin, Ivan Aristeguita & Nikki Osborne. This show will be action packed with comedy throughout the night, and hosted by TV STAR ‘Tahir’
This show is a ONE NIGHT ONLY event so book early to avoid missing your opportunity to see this line-up together for the very first time ever.
Mark Seymour & The Undertow
Saturday 10th November
After performing sold-out shows around the country this winter, Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce that Mark Seymour & The Undertow will return to capital cities in 2018 for a much-requested encore tour.
You had One Job!
Saturday 17 November
"TAHIR explores the stupidity of the funniest animal on the planet - Humans. Dumb jobs, stupid actions and hard to believe decisions from an animal that is apparently on top of the food chain. The male species is especially guilty of butchering, getting wrong and not understanding simple jobs and tasks.
Fri 23 November
T.J. MILLER is on his way to Australia for his first time with his hilarious The Nonsense Tour. Miller is one of the most sought after comedians in the comedy world, but not in the drama world, or the finance world. Named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch,” and EW's “Next Big Things in Comedy”, you may recognize his non-animated face and body from his roles in Deadpool, Transformers 4, and Mike Judge’s HBO comedy series Silicon Valley.
Mo Gilligan - Coupla Cans
Fri 23 November
With his high-energy style and stunning physicality, Mo is one of the UK’s fastest rising comedians with an online reach running into multiple millions. His sketches regularly go viral, trend and are co-signed by some of the most famous names in international music including Drake and Stormzy.
Iliza is the youngest and first female comedian to win the NBC competition Last Comic Standing. She recently completed hosting her late night limited run talk show Truth & Iliza, the self-styled talk show is a cross between social commentary, politics, pop culture and Iliza's specific brand of feminism. Her debut one-hour comedy special, War Paint, reached #1 on the US iTunes charts and was named one of its Top 10 Albums of 2013.
Elder Millennial Tour
Wed 05 December
The Gruffalo's Child
Tuesday 11 -
Saturday 22 December
If you loved The Gruffalo, don't miss the sequel, which returns following previous sell out Australian tours - now in a new West End production! Join the Gruffalo's Child on her adventurous mission in this magical musical adaptation of the much-loved picture book.