Multi-instrumentalist LANKS takes the stage at Hawthorn Arts Centre

9 January

LANKS – Melbourne musician and producer Will Cuming – will bring his lush electronic narrative to the Hawthorn Arts Centre on 16 February, beautifully accompanied by the venue’s Steinway piano. The VCA alumnus has racked up an impressive resume of shows in only two years, including supports for Andy Bull, SAFIA, Airling, Broods, Jarryd James […]

Indie singer-songwriter Josh Cashman performs at Kew Court House

9 January

A self-taught musician and Victorian artist, 21 year-old Josh Cashman will continue to captivate audiences following his packed summer tour when he returns to Melbourne to perform at the intimate Kew Court House on Friday 10 February, showcasing new unreleased music ahead of his EP launch in March. Hailing from Gippsland, Josh was a rising […]

Stonnington sends off summer with The Classics

5 January

The City of Stonnington is pleased to once again present The Classics, a three-part series of free Saturday evening concerts throughout February. Comprising of Opera, Broadway and Symphony, these shows feature some of Australia’s most acclaimed artists. Opera Saturday 4 February, 7:30pm Victoria Gardens, Prahran Renowned Artistic Director Suzanne Chaundy returns after the success of […]

Free gigs in the park at dusk: Sunset Sounds is back in 2017

2 December

Free gigs in the park at dusk: Sunset Sounds is back in 2017 with Deborah Conway, Cookin’ On 3 Burners and more After the success of the previous three years, Sunset Sounds is back in 2017 with a series of free Sunday evening live music concerts across the City of Stonnington’s beautiful parks and gardens. […]

Reefer Madness: the dopest musical comedy in town!

25 October

RL Productions brings the critically acclaimed stage show Reefer Madness: The Musical to Chapel Off Chapel from 24 November to 4 December. Inspired by the 1936 anti-marijuana propaganda film of the same name, this musical satire tells a tongue-in-cheek tale of the hysteria caused when clean-cut teenagers fall prey to the ‘demon weed’, marijuana. Reefer […]

David Helfgott celebrates ‘Shine’ anniversary with exclusive Melbourne show at Hawthorn Arts Centre Friday 11 November

20 October

David Helfgott will make his only Melbourne appearance during the 20th anniversary year of Shine, the Oscar-winning film based on his inspiring life story, at the Hawthorn Arts Centre on Friday 11 November. Off the back of a Sydney Opera House concert, David comes to the Hawthorn Arts Centre for a solo recital of popular […]

Sophie Koh connects East with West ahead of EP release Friday 11 November

20 October

Sophie Koh will present an intimate performance showcasing songs from her upcoming new album at the Kew Court House on 11 November. The pop singer-songwriter will be joined for the first time by Ladychoir for this special, never seen before collaboration, offering something fresh and new for the audience. Koh has delved into her past, […]

Melbourne Ballet Company presents new work: Guernica at Hawthorn Arts Centre 21 and 24 July

8 July

Melbourne Ballet Company will perform Guernica, a stunning performance inspired by Pablo Picasso’s 1937 painting depicting the bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War, on 21 and 24 July at the Hawthorn Arts Centre. The work represents the suffering, brutality and destruction experienced in times of war and is the final stand-alone instalment of […]

Always…Patsy Cline Hawthorn Arts Centre Thursday 14 July, 7.30pm

8 July

Having enthralled audiences across America, Canada and the UK, Always…Patsy Cline kicks off its five month Australian tour at Hawthorn Arts Centre this July. Always…Patsy Cline is a musical tribute to the country music legend, whose short life will be forever remembered by so many iconic songs, twenty seven of which appear in the show, […]

Milk Bars: A live-art installation exploring the quintessentially Australian milk bar experience

5 July

The first season of Metanoia Theatre’s Live Works 2016 is currently running at Brunswick’s Mechanics Institute. The next instalment in the program is Milk Bars, a nostalgic performance installation based around the theme of the iconic Australian milk bar. Directed by Gorkem Acaroglu (The 24 Hour Experience), Milk Bars is an exhilarating interactive piece that […]