Jopuka Productions

Jopuka is committed to presenting the true diversity of Australia in our artistic vision so that all youth and young people can see themselves represented in our programming. Jopuka also commits to actively working towards better engagement of youth and young people from First Nations, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTQIA+ communities, to ensure the future of our sector represents the true make-up of our
community.

Jopuka Productions

Jopuka Productions

Jopuka is committed to presenting the true diversity of Australia in our artistic vision so that all youth and young people can see themselves represented in our programming. Jopuka also commits to actively working towards better engagement of youth and young people from First Nations, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTQIA+ communities, to ensure the future of our sector represents the true make-up of our
community.

Jopuka Productions

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March
National Theatre - The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre Royal
2

The Lehman Trilogy

National Theatre

The Tony Award®-winning Best Play comes to Sydney following highly lauded runs in London and on Broadway..

by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power

Be Quick
Pymble Players - The White Sheep of the Family
Pymble Players Theatre
2

The White Sheep of the Family

Pymble Players

A family of well to do crooks are shocked when their son, an excellent forger, quits the fold to go straight.

Written by: L. du Garde Peach & Ian Hay
Directed by: Margaret Olive

Be Quick
The Art House - Queen Forever
The Concourse
1

Queen Forever

The Art House

A Night at the Theatre

POPULAR!
Civic Theatre - Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos
Civic Theatre
1

Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos

Great Southern Nights with Sony, Select & Eleven Music

Great Southern Nights 2024

Supported by Raintalker

Coast Box Office
What's On Now?
Coast Box Office

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

See What's On Now?

Outdoor
Opera Australia - West Side Story
Mrs Macquaries Point
2

West Side Story

Opera Australia

Tonight, tonight the world is wild and bright. Going mad, shooting sparks into space!

Directed And Choreographed by JEROME ROBBINS

NEW DATE
Avoca Beach Theatre - Richard Clapton
Avoca Beach Theatre
1

Richard Clapton

Avoca Beach Theatre & Laughing Bird Arts Association
May

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

Tuggerah
Jopuka Productions - Chatroom
The Launch Pad
2

Chatroom

Jopuka Productions & HYDE Entertainment
June

Six teenagers meet online to discuss everything from Britney Spears to Willy Wonka to... suicide.

by Enda Walsh
Directed by Seb Smee

Reading
Red Tree Theatre - The War of the Worlds
Red Tree Theatre
2

The War of the Worlds

Red Tree Theatre

Broadcast from New York's Mercury Theatre in 1938, this infamous radio play, based on the novel by H. G. Wells, had many terrified listeners convinced that an actual alien invasion of Earth was taking place.

Reading

On Tour
Cameron Mackintosh - Les Misérables Arena Spectacular World Tour
from September 2024
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.

Solve It
Crossroads Live - The Mousetrap
Civic Theatre
2

The Mousetrap

Crossroads Live
May

This thrilling West End production is THE genre-defining murder mystery from the best-selling novelist of all time case closed! Don't just see it. Solve it.

The Mousetrap is supported by the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW.

POPULAR!
Gosford Musical Society - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Laycock Street Community Theatre

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Gosford Musical Society
July

Welcome to the world of pure imagination with this tasty Broadway and West End musical based on the famous novel and hit movie.

Director: David Crewe
Musical Directors: Marianne Powles & Kimberly Gilbert
Choreographer: Ryleigh Beggs

On Tour
LPD Productions - RENT
Civic Theatre
2

RENT

LPD Productions

Jonathan Larson's Broadway smash in 2024

April
Wyong Drama Group - Home I'm Darling
Red Tree Theatre
2

Home I'm Darling

Wyong Drama Group
April

Everything new is old again

by Laura Wade
Directed by Liz Munro

Sydney
Chocolate Starfish - Chocolate Starfish
State Theatre
1

Chocolate Starfish

Chocolate Starfish
June

The Best of Everything

Newcastle
The Very Popular Theatre Company - Mary Poppins
Civic Theatre
2

Mary Poppins

The Very Popular Theatre Company
October

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins

POPULAR!
The Players Theatre - Unnecessary Farce
The Players Theatre
2

Unnecessary Farce

The Players Theatre
October

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go.

by Paul Slade Smith
Director: Steve Harris

Coast Box Office
What's On Soon?
Coast Box Office

See what's happening in March

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Chatswood
Willoughby Theatre Company - Singin' in the Rain
The Concourse
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.

Director/Co-Choreographer - Declan Moore
Co-Choreographer - Amy Curtin
Musical Director - Jeremy Curtin

Newcastle
HER Productions - Romeo & Juliet
Civic Playhouse
2

Romeo & Juliet

HER Productions
September

A Reimagining

By William Shakespeare
Adapted by Charlotte De Wit and Pip Thoroughgood

★ A HIT ★
SK Entertainment - The Tap Pack
Laycock Street Community Theatre
3

The Tap Pack

SK Entertainment
June

Direct from sold out houses and rave reviews in London, Berlin and Beijing, Australia's newest and hottest tap dance sensation, The Tap Pack is coming to the Central Coast!

Created by Jesse Rasmussen, Jordan Pollard, and Thomas J Egan
Co-created and directed by Nigel Turner Carroll

On Tour
Civic Theatre - Music of the Night
Laycock Street Community Theatre
1

Music of the Night

RF Entertainment
October

An International Tribute to the Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Also including great musical hits from London's West End and Broadway Music of the Night ' A Celebration of Myusicals'.

Return Season

May
Jopuka Productions - Young Bodies / Somebody's
The Launch Pad

Young Bodies / Somebody's

Jopuka Productions
May

Growing Up is Hard to Do

by Miranda Michalowski

Newcastle
Hunter Drama - School of Rock
Civic Theatre
2

School of Rock

Hunter Drama
July

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

World
Live Nation - Tom Jones
Tickets from $165
1

Tom Jones

Roundhouse Entertainment in conjunction with Live Nation

Ages & Stages Tour with guests Delta Goodrem and Germein

UPDATED
Sydney Opera House - Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Concert Hall at the Opera House
1

Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Sydney Opera House

For the first time in 17 years, legendary singer-songwriter and rock icon Elvis Costello returns to the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall for two electrifying, career-spanning performances.

Newcastle
Token Events - Tommy Little Has a Regular Size Deck
Civic Theatre
8

Tommy Little Has a Regular Size Deck

Token Events
May

Spend an evening with the reigning deckhead of Australian comedy, Tommy Little.

POPULAR!
Marriner Group - Groundhog Day
Princess Theatre
2

Groundhog Day

Marriner Group

Direct from its record-breaking return season at London's Old Vic, Groundhog Day The Musical will play exclusively at Melbourne's Princess Theatre

Book by Danny Rubin

Sydney
Opera Australia - Watershed
Joan Sutherland Theatre
2

Watershed

Opera Australia
June

The Death of Doctor Duncan

by arrangement with Adelaide Festival

Be Quick
Bangarra Dance Theatre - Yuldea
The Art House Theatre
3

Yuldea

Bangarra Dance Theatre

From the incomparable storytellers of Bangarra Dance Theatre comes a major new work. 

April
Wyong Musical Theatre - Forever Treasure Island
The Wyong Grove Theatre
4

Forever Treasure Island

Wyong Musical Theatre
April

Pack your bags and hoist the sails, there's treasure to be found, maps to be followed and mutinies to be quashed in this spirited new adventure.

Casting Now

ON SALE
Uniting Productions - Illuminati
Uniting Church Hall
2

Illuminati

Uniting Productions

An anger management class

Premiere

April
Live Nation - Dawn French is a Huge Twat
Civic Theatre
8

Dawn French is a Huge Twat

Live Nation
April

Dawn French, the Queen of British comedy, returns to the stage with her one-woman stand-up show

POPULAR!
Warner Bros Theatre Ventures - Beetlejuice the Musical
Regent Theatre
2

Beetlejuice the Musical

Warner Bros Theatre Ventures

The ghost-with-the-most comes to the stage in this edgy and irreverent musical comedy based on Tim Burton's dearly beloved film.

Music & Lyrics by Eddie Perfect
Book by Scott Brown & Anthony King
Directed by Alex Timbers

Coast Box Office
What's On Near You?
Coast Box Office

See what's happening in your City

What's On Near You?

On Tour
TEG Dainty - Iron Maiden
Qudos Bank Arena
1

Iron Maiden

TEG Dainty
September

The Future Past Tour

Comedy
Woy Woy Little Theatre - Relatively Speaking
Peninsula Theatre
2

Relatively Speaking

Woy Woy Little Theatre

Classic comedy

by Alan Ayckbourn
directed by Andrew Thomson

April
Monkey Baa Theatre Company - Possum Magic
Civic Theatre
4

Possum Magic

Monkey Baa Theatre Company
April

Possum Magic, by Mem Fox and Julie Vivas, is arguably the most beloved Australian children's book of all time.

Based on the book by Mem Fox and Julie Vivas.
Adapted for the stage by Eva Di Cesare and Sandie Eldridge.
Directed by Sandie Eldridge

April
Laughing Bird Arts Association - Avoca Beach Comedy Club
Avoca Beach Theatre
8

Avoca Beach Comedy Club

Laughing Bird Arts Association & Avoca Beach Theatre
April

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

Comedy
Secret Comedy Club - Secret Comedy Club at Gosford
Bay Road Brewing

Secret Comedy Club at Gosford

Secret Comedy Club

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

Newcastle
Metropolis Touring - Boney M
Civic Theatre
1

Boney M

Metropolis Touring
June

Put on your dancing shoes, this will be a disco inferno of epic proportions!

April
The Art House - Spellbound
The Concourse

Spellbound

The Art House
April

Featuring illusionist Anthony Street, Spellbound! A Night of Magic & Illusion will amaze and mystify as the enchanting world of magic comes to life.

April
Jopuka Productions - Space Cadets
Red Tree Theatre

Space Cadets

Jopuka Productions & Red Tree Theatre

A sidesplitting political mystery loaded with unexpected twists and turns!

Directed by Rosie Ross

☆ NEW ☆
Sydney Lyric Theatre - Shen Yun
Capitol Theatre
3

Shen Yun

Sydney Lyric Theatre

5,000 Years of Civilization Reborn. The Beauty of Divine Beings Dancing

POPULAR!
Metropolitan Players - Avenue Q
Civic Playhouse
2

Avenue Q

Metropolitan Players

A puppet-filled comedy follows a group of twenty-somethings seeking their purpose in big-city life.

Director - Luke Aspinall
Musical Director - Luke Baker

Live
Avoca Beach Theatre - For The Love Of Purple
Avoca Beach Theatre
1

For The Love Of Purple

Avoca Beach Theatre

Deep Purple are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock.

May
Willoughby Theatre Company - Jersey Boys
The Concourse
2

Jersey Boys

Willoughby Theatre Company
May

The Story Of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

DIRECTOR Court Cassar
MUSIC DIRECTOR Peter Hayward
CHOREOGRAPHER Arnold Andrews

May
Laycock Street Community Theatre - A Taste of Ireland
Laycock Street Community Theatre
3

A Taste of Ireland

Laycock Street Community Theatre
May

Laugh, cry and jig into the night with this star-studded Irish dancing show. It's truly ‘Celtic―for this decade'.

Pymble
Pymble Players - Sweet Road
Pymble Players Theatre
2

Sweet Road

Pymble Players
August

A road movie on stage

Written by: Debra Oswald
Directed by: Rob & Leah White

Haymarket
Capitol Theatre - Chicago
Capitol Theatre
2

Chicago

Capitol Theatre
June

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

May
Hornsby Musical Society - Jekyll & Hyde
Pioneer Theatre
2

Jekyll & Hyde

Hornsby Musical Society
May

Murder and chaos are pitted against love and virtue in this sweeping gothic musical

Director: Tim Selby
Musical Director: Aiden Smith

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☆ NEW ☆
Laycock Street Community Theatre - Blues Brothers with The House of Soul
Avoca Beach Theatre
1

Blues Brothers with The House of Soul

The House Of Soul

James Brown, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, as well as songs by acts that faithfully kept this great genre alive in the later years such as The Commitments.

★ A HIT ★
Maitland Repertory Theatre - Dangerous Obsession
Maitland Repertory Theatre
2

Dangerous Obsession

Maitland Repertory Theatre

A man obsessed with pinning the blame for his wife's accident on someone enters the Driscoll home and shatters their marriage.

by N J Crisp
Directed by Kaysia Dowie

POPULAR!
Soft Tread Enterprises - Pride and Prejudice
The Art House Theatre
8

Pride and Prejudice

Soft Tread Enterprises

The Wharf Revue

Created and written by Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott

May
Pymble Players - The Spook
Pymble Players Theatre

The Spook

Pymble Players
May

Inspired by a true story, Melissa Reeves creates a whimsical study of small-town Australia, Cold War fear-mongering, friendship and betrayal, laced with dry humour and keenly observed relationships.

Written by: Melissa Reeves
Directed by: Casey Moon-Watton

May
What Theatre Company - Catch Me If You Can
Civic Theatre
2

Catch Me If You Can

What Theatre Company
May

The Musical

March
Theatre Royal Sydney - The Rocky Horror Show
Theatre Royal
2

The Rocky Horror Show

Theatre Royal Sydney & Civic Theatre

Due to phenomenal demand, The Rocky Horror Show is time warping back on to Theatre Royal Sydney's stage for a return season from March!

Return Season

POPULAR!
Civic Theatre - Jessica Mauboy
Civic Theatre
1

Jessica Mauboy

L'Oréal

Yours Forever Tour

Woy Woy
Woy Woy Little Theatre - The Girl on the Train
Peninsula Theatre
2

The Girl on the Train

Woy Woy Little Theatre
August

A new stage adaptation based on Paula Hawkins' international bestseller and the blockbuster DreamWorks film, The Girl on the Train is a gripping mystery/suspense thriller.

Casting Now

Sydney
Theatre Royal Sydney - The Odd Couple
Theatre Royal
2

The Odd Couple

Theatre Royal Sydney
June

Neil Simon's Tony Award-winning comedy of friendship, divorce and misunderstandings

May
The Players Theatre - Mother and Son
The Players Theatre

Mother and Son

The Players Theatre
May

The fondly remembered Australian television sitcom

Newcastle
Melbourne International Comedy Festival - Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow
Civic Theatre
8

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

Melbourne International Comedy Festival
June

Australia's ultimate comedy road trip!

Woy Woy
Woy Woy Little Theatre - Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
Peninsula Theatre
2

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

Woy Woy Little Theatre
October

A sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice set two years after the novel ends.

by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon
directed by Sarah Lovesy

Opera
Opera Australia - Idomeneo
Joan Sutherland Theatre
1

Idomeneo

Opera Australia and Victorian Opera

Mozart's epic opera of gods and monsters, human frailty and the power of love.

Mozart

On Sale
Royal Agricultural Society of NSW - Sydney Royal Easter Show
Sydney Showgrounds
14

Sydney Royal Easter Show

Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

Find your happy place at the 2024 Sydney Royal Easter Show! Join in the excitement and celebration of Australian agricultural excellence as the Sydney Royal Easter Show returns to Sydney Olympic Park

Family Friendly

Be Quick
Gosford Musical Society - The Wizard of Oz
Laycock Street Community Theatre
2

The Wizard of Oz

Gosford Musical Society

Step into an Enchanting World. Gosford Musical Society invites you to travel the yellow brick road with Dorothy and Co this March

Family Friendly

POPULAR!
Opera Australia - The Magic Flute
Joan Sutherland Theatre
1

The Magic Flute

Opera Australia

A noble hero and his loveable sidekick must rescue a princess in mortal danger – Mozart's opera is an unforgettable adventure.

Mozart

Coast Box Office
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Coast Box Office

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May
Woy Woy Little Theatre - Moon Over Buffalo
Peninsula Theatre

Moon Over Buffalo

Woy Woy Little Theatre
May

Hilarious... building up its laughs methodically shtick by shtick... Ludwig stuffs his play with comic invention, running gags ... and a neat sense of absurdity...

by Ken Ludwig
directed by Jan Grounds

Be Quick
Red Tree Theatre - JD's World of Magic
Red Tree Theatre

JD's World of Magic

Red Tree Theatre
April

International Award- Winning Magician Joel Howlett returns to Red Tree Theatre

Return Season

POPULAR!
TEG Dainty - Jerry Seinfeld
Qudos Bank Arena
8

Jerry Seinfeld

TEG Dainty
June

The king of comedy himself, Jerry Seinfeld, is heading down under with his hilarious new show in June 2024.

Podcast
Curtain Bounce - My Favourite Musical Podcast
Spotify

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.

★ A HIT ★
The Players Theatre - Fame
The Players Theatre
2

Fame

The Players Theatre

A high-octane musical featuring the Academy Award-winning title song and a host of pop songs with tonnes of 80's flavour.

Pymble
Pymble Players - The 39 Steps
Pymble Players Theatre
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

Dates TBA
Crossroads Live - Grease The Musical
Capitol Theatre
2

Grease The Musical

Crossroads Live

The No. 1 Party Musical GREASE returns to the Australian stage in a new, multi-million-dollar live production, packed with energy. It's got groove, it's got meaning and it's burning up the quarter mile!

Sydney
Live Nation - LED ZEPPELIN IV
State Theatre
1

LED ZEPPELIN IV

Live Nation & Australian Rock Collective
June

ARC present LED ZEPPELIN IV with Kram, Darren Middleton, Mark Wilson & Davey Lane

POPULAR!
The Players Theatre - Legally Blonde
The Players Theatre

Legally Blonde

The Players Theatre
July

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

Ballet
The Australian Ballet - Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
Capitol Theatre
3

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

The Australian Ballet & Capitol Theatre

It's time to go back down the rabbit hole.

Choreography Christopher Wheeldon
Music Joby Talbot orchestrated by Christopher Austin and Joby Talbot

☆ NEW ☆
Avoca Beach Theatre - Van The Man
Avoca Beach Theatre
1

Van The Man

Avoca Beach Theatre & Laughing Bird Arts Association
December

A Tribute To Van Morrison

TODAY
Michael Cassel Group - & Juliet
Sydney Lyric Theatre
2

& Juliet

Michael Cassel Group & Sydney Lyric Theatre

What if Romeo's ending, was Juliet's beginning?

Tuggerah
Jopuka Productions - The 2024 Chain Play
The Launch Pad
2

The 2024 Chain Play

Jopuka Productions
July

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.

Casting Now

POPULAR!
Curtain Bounce - The Phantom of the Opera in Concert
Laycock Street Community Theatre
1

The Phantom of the Opera in Concert

Curtain Bounce
June

An all-star Central Coast cast of performers as well as a 36-piece orchestra playing live on stage!

Musical Director: Lindsay Kaul
Director: Stuart Smith

★ A HIT ★
Noteable Theatre Company - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Concourse
2

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Noteable Theatre Company

Experience the Magic as Noteable Theatre Company Present Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame - The Musical

Free
Naughty Noodle - ThursGAY - TRAVELLING SOCIAL CLUB
Fun Haus Factory
11

ThursGAY - TRAVELLING SOCIAL CLUB

Naughty Noodle

ThursGAY IS BACK BABY! “Gallivanting through Gosford's best offerings” there is no better way to experience the bars, restaurants and spaces in our neighbourhood that want to show off their best and most welcoming side!

Free Entry

Coast Box Office
What's New?
Coast Box Office

See what's new on Coast Box Office. Stay right in the loop as it goes live.

See What's New?

★ A HIT ★
Coast FM 96.3 - Sounds of Musical Theatre
Coast FM Studios
1

Sounds of Musical Theatre

Coast FM 96.3

News, reviews and music of popular stage musicals and plays.

April
Live Nation - Tim Minchin
Enmore Theatre
8

Tim Minchin

Live Nation

One of the world's most popular Aussie live acts, he has been selling out award-winning gigs in the UK, US and Australia for over a decade. His most recent tour, Back, was seen by over a quarter of a million people.

Tuggerah
Wyong Drama Group - Get Smart
Red Tree Theatre
2

Get Smart

Wyong Drama Group
November

A full-length comedy-satire play adapted for the stage from the hilarious classic 1960s spy spoof TV series created by Mel Brooks.

By Christopher Sergel
Based on the series created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry