November

November 19**, 21**, 22, 23*

PANTO: Rapunzel - A Tangled Panto directed by Liz Lester for Medimime. Geelong's traditional big, colourful show raises money for Barwon Health’s Acute Neurosciences Unit (ACU) – Heath Wing 2.  7.30pm (*1.00pm & 5.30pm) (**6.00pm) in GPAC's Drama Theatre, tickets  from GAC 52251200 or at  gpac.org.au

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November  21, 22, 23, 24*, 28, 29, 30

PLAY: One Man, Two Guvnors directed by Derek Ingles for Geelong Rep. Neat modern adaptation of Italian classic becomes a Tony-award-winning British farce... 7.30pm (*2.00pm) in The Woodbin Theatre, Geelong West. Tickets $30, $28, $24  at GPAC 5225 1200 or gpac.org.au .  


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Friday November 22

CONCERT: Ode For St Cecilia Day featuring Windfire Chamber Choir & Orchestra.. 8.00pm at St Mary’s Basilica, Yarra St. Details from www.musicatthebasilica.org.au

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December

Tuesday December 3 

CONCERT: A Sassy Christmas with the talented girls os Sassy Soul Sisters in Christmas harmony mode.

All tickets cost $17 including refreshments.   Book at CoGG outlets or on 5251 1998


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Wednesday December 4

LAUNCH: Potato Shed's Seasons 2020 are launched with bubbles, nibbles and short explanations from each production. 6.00pm at The Potato Shed. Free, but booking is essential. .   Book at CoGG outlets or on 5251 1998

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December 4, 5

CONCERT: Celebrate, It's Christmas is the Christmas Morning Showtime at Geelong Arts Centre. Featuring Chris McKenna and guests, 10.30am at the Playhouse, tickets $22 at GAC 5225 1200.


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Saturday December 7 

CONCERT: Magnificat. The Geelong Chorale’s Christmas concert this year features works by two great English composers: Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Ralph Vaughan Williams and John Rutter’s supremely engaging Magnificat.  The  Chorale will once again be joined by The Geelong Handbell Choir, directed by Gwyn Gillard. Soloists for the concert are Fiona Squires, soprano, and Rodney Dearing, baritone, with piano accompaniment by Kristine Mellens.  5pm

All Saints Church, Cnr Noble Street and Talbot Street, Newtown. Tickets $30,  $25

at the door or book online at https://www.trybooking.com/572860


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Friday December 13

CONCERT: The Messiah presented by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra conducted by Warren Trevelyan-Jones. Jacqueline Porter, soprano, Sally-Anne Russell alto, Robert MacFarlane tenor, Jeremy Kleeman bass and the MSO Chorus present Handel’s Messiah 7.30pm in The Costa Hall, tickets $102 ($97conc) $85 ($80) $53 (49) from GPAC, 5225 1200 or online gpac.org.au

January 2020

January 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25*, 29, 30, 31, (Feb1*)

MUSICAL: Mamma Mia directed by Alister Smith for Footlight Productions. Here We Go Again... The ABBA musical arrives in Geelong for the first time! 7.30pm (*2.00pm & 7.30pm) in the Playhouse Theatre, Geelong Arts Centre, tickets $52.90, $47.90, $42.90 (child) at GAC 5225 1200 or geelongartscentre.org.au .  

February 2020

Saturday February 1

MUSICAL: Mamma Mia directed by Alister Smith for Footlight Productions. Here We Go Again... The ABBA musical arrives in Geelong for the first time! 2.00pm & 7.30pm in the Playhouse Theatre, Geelong Arts Centre, tickets $52.90, $47.90, $42.90 (child) at GAC 5225 1200 or geelongartscentre.org.au .  


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February 7, 8, 9* 13, 14, 15, 16*, 20, 21, 22

PLAY: The Foreigner directed by Scott Beaton for Geelong Rep. Wacky farce-with-a-twist set in the USA opens Rep’s 2020 season. 7.30pm (*2.00pm) in The Woodbin Theatre, Geelong West. Tickets $30, $28, $24 at GAC 5225 1200 or geelongartscentre.org.au .  


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Saturday February 22

CONCERT: Celebrating Beethoven, presented by Geelong Symphony Orchestra conducted by Richard Davis, soloist Emily Sun violin. 7.30pm in the Costa Hall, Geelong Waterfront. Tickets $55, $45 (conc) children under 12 free. Book through GPAC, 52251200.

**** long they’ve been at it, and what got them to where they are.

March

March 27, 28*, 29  (April 1, 2, 3, 4*)

MUSICAL: West Side Story directed by Jordan Reid for Centerstage Geelong. The classic Bernstein/Sodheim take on Romeo & Juliet returns in the hands of Victoria's largest amateur theatre company. 7.30pm (*1.30pm & 7.30pm) in the Playhouse at Geelong Arts Centre Tickets $51.90, $46.90, $42.90 at GAC 5225 1200 or geelongartscentre.org.au .  


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April

April 1, 2, 3, 4*

MUSICAL: West Side Story directed by Jordan Reid for Centerstage Geelong. The classic Bernstein/Sodheim take on Romeo & Juliet returns in the hands of Victoria's largest amateur theatre company. 7.30pm (*1.30pm & 7.30pm) in the Playhouse at Geelong Arts Centre Tickets $51.90, $46.90, $42.90 at GAC 5225 1200 or geelongartscentre.org.au .  


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April 24, 25, 26*, 30 (May 1, 2, 3*, 7, 8, 9)

PLAY: Tuesdays With Morrie directed by Greg Shawcross for Geelong Rep. Thoughtful, moving U S autobiographical drama. 7.30pm (*2.00pm) in The Woodbin Theatre, Geelong West. Tickets $30, $28, $24 at GAC 5225 1200 or geelongartscentre.org.au .  

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May

May 1, 2, 3*, 7, 8, 9

PLAY: Tuesdays With Morrie directed by Greg Shawcross for Geelong Rep. Thoughtful, moving U S autobiographical drama. 7.30pm (*2.00pm) in The Woodbin Theatre, Geelong West. Tickets 


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May.. Dates TBA

MUSICAL: Side Show - The Musical  brought by Theatre Of The Damned as a first for Geelong. 7.30pm (*2.00pm & 7.30pm) in the Shenton Centre, East Geelong. Tickets $37.50 from www.trybooking.com.****

June

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July

July 3, 4, 5*, 9, 10, 11, 12*, 16, 17, 18

PLAY: Albert Nobbs directed by Geoff Gaskill for Geelong Rep. Charming ghost story for seniors. 7.30pm (*2.00pm) in The Woodbin Theatre, Geelong West. Tickets $30, $28, $24 at GAC 5225 1200 or geelongartscentre.org.au .  


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July 17 - August 1

MUSICAL: Priscilla - Queen of the Desert presented by CenterStage Geelong. The stage musical version of the now classic film arrives courtesy of  of Victoria's largest amateur theatre company. Playhouse Theatre, Geelong Arts Centre - performance, booking details TBA


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August

Dates TBA

MUSICAL: Ladies In Black - another new  musical  brought by Theatre Of The Damned as a first for Geelong. 7.30pm (*2.00pm & 7.30pm) in the Shenton Centre, East Geelong. Tickets $37.50 from www.trybooking.com


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Saturday August 8

CONCERT: Strauss The Waltz King, presented by Geelong Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mario Dobernig, soloist Carole Wang, bassoon, Lee Abrehmsen, soprano. 7.30pm in the Costa Hall, Geelong Waterfront. Tickets $55, $45 (conc) children under 12 free. Book through GPAC, 52251200.

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September

September 11, 12, 13*, 17, 18, 19, 20*, 24, 25, 26

PLAY: Metamorphosis directed by Kelly Clifford for Geelong Rep. Berkoff’s adaptation of Karka’s story is considered a masterpiece. 7.30pm (*2.00pm) in The Woodbin Theatre, Geelong West. Tickets $30, $28, $24 at GAC 5225 1200 or geelongartscentre.org.au .  


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October

SaturdayOctober 24

CONCERT: Tales of Love and Death, Rimski-Korsakov, Saint-Saens, Tchaikovsky, presented by Geelong Symphony Orchestra conducted by Richard Davis, soloist Olivier Bonnici, violin. 7.30pm in the Costa Hall, Geelong Waterfront. Tickets $55, $45 (conc) children under 12 free. Book through GPAC, 52251200.

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November

November 20, 21, 22*, 26, 27, 28, 29*, (December 3, 4, 5)

PLAY: Summer of the Aliens directed by Stacey Carmichael for Geelong Rep. Australian social comedy/drama written by Louis Nowra. 7.30pm (*2.00pm) in The Woodbin Theatre, Geelong West. Tickets $30, $28, $24 at GAC 5225 1200 or geelongartscentre.org.au .  


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December

December 3, 4, 5

PLAY: Summer of the Aliens directed by Stacey Carmichael for Geelong Rep. Australian social comedy/drama written by Louis Nowra. 7.30pm in The Woodbin Theatre, Geelong West. Tickets $30, $28, $24 at GAC 5225 1200 or geelongartscentre.org.au .  ****