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 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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Pymble Players - The Spook
Wed 15 May to Sat 8 Jun '24
2

The Spook

Pymble Players

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

Newcastle
Chookas Entertainment - Annie
Aug & Sep '24
2

Annie

Chookas Entertainment
August

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

★ A HIT ★
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

Theatre
Hornsby Musical Society - Urinetown
1st to 10th November '24
2

Urinetown

Hornsby Musical Society
November

A sidesplitting sendup of greed, love, revolution (and musicals!), in a time when water is worth its weight in gold.

Director - Emma Young
Musical Director - David Lang
Choreographer - Lauren Oxenham

July
Jopuka Productions - The 2024 Chain Play
18th to 21st July '24
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

Be Quick
Red Tree Theatre - JD's World of Magic
This Tuesday
2

JD's World of Magic

Red Tree Theatre

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

Return Season

POPULAR!
Ensemble Theatre - The Great Divide
On until Sat 27 Apr
2

The Great Divide

Ensemble Theatre

Australia's most prolific playwright David Williamson steps out of retirement to pen this new comedy with wise-cracking commentary on wealth inequality and human greed

by David Williamson

Be Quick
Willoughby Theatre Company - Jersey Boys
Fri 17 May to Sun 2 Jun
2

Jersey Boys

Willoughby Theatre Company

The Story Of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

DIRECTOR Court Cassar
MUSIC DIRECTOR Peter Hayward
CHOREOGRAPHER Arnold Andrews

Sydney
Sydney Theatre Company - Julia
Sep & Oct '24
2

Julia

Sydney Theatre Company
September

An intimate and compelling production that brings the story behind the 'misogyny speech' to life.

Return Season

July
Maitland Repertory Theatre - A Streetcar Named Desire
3rd to 21st July '24
2

A Streetcar Named Desire

Maitland Repertory Theatre
July

I don't tell the truth, I tell what ought to be the truth

by Tennessee Williams
Director: Daniel Shaunessy

POPULAR!
Theatre Royal Sydney - Death of a Salesman
Fri 17 May to Sun 23 Jun '24
2

Death of a Salesman

Theatre Royal Sydney

Experience this timeless masterpiece that has captivated audiences for generations in this once-in-a-lifetime theatrical event.

by Arthur Miller
Directed by Neil Armfield

June
Opera Australia - Watershed
14th to 16th June '24
2

Watershed

Opera Australia
June

The Death of Doctor Duncan

by arrangement with Adelaide Festival

June
Sydney Theatre Company - Stolen
Thu 6 Jun to Sat 6 Jul '24
2

Stolen

Sydney Theatre Company
June

From home, from Country

By Jane Harrison
Directed by Ian Michael

★ A HIT ★
Sydney Opera House - A Kind of Hush
Sat 27 Apr
2

A Kind of Hush

Mellen Events

The Magic of Karen Carpenter

Newcastle
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

June
Capitol Theatre - Chicago
Sun 9 Jun to Jul '24
2

Chicago

Capitol Theatre
June

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

July
The Players Theatre - Legally Blonde
Jul & Aug '24
2

Legally Blonde

The Players Theatre
July

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

Comedy
Woy Woy Little Theatre - Moon Over Buffalo
Fri 17 May to Sun 2 Jun
2

Moon Over Buffalo

Woy Woy Little Theatre

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

July
Gosford Musical Society - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
July '24
2

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

POPULAR!
Red Tree Theatre - Pride and Prejudice
Fri, 17th to 26th May
2

Pride and Prejudice

Red Tree Theatre & Salt House Creative

Classic Tale of Love and Society: 'Pride and Prejudice' Takes the Stage!

Written by Jane Austen
Adapted for Stage by Dr Daniel Widdowson

Sydney
Opera Australia - Sunset Boulevard
Aug to Nov '24
2

Sunset Boulevard

Opera Australia
August

Musical theatre and international recording superstar Sarah Brightman leads a lavish new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical masterpiece.

Starring Sarah Brightman as Norma Desmond

POPULAR!
Sydney Theatre Company - The President
On until Sat 18 May
2

The President

Sydney Theatre Company

A theatrical masterpiece performed by two icons

By Thomas Bernhard
Translated by Gitta Honegger
Directed by Tom Creed

June
Bell Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Tue 4 Jun
2

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Bell Shakespeare
June

Shakespeare's classic comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, is reawakened in this breathless production brimming with magic, mirth and mayhem.

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Peter Evans

Solve It
Crossroads Live - The Mousetrap
Sat, 11th to 25th May
2

The Mousetrap

Crossroads Live

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.

★ A HIT ★
What Theatre Company - Catch Me If You Can
Wed, 1st to 4th May
2

Catch Me If You Can

What Theatre Company

The Musical

Dates TBA
Crossroads Live - Grease The Musical
On until Sat 1 Jun
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!

Tuggerah
Wyong Drama Group - Appointment with Death
23rd to 31st August '24
2

Appointment with Death

Wyong Drama Group
August

An assorted group of travelers are staying at a Jerusalem hotel. When Mrs. Boynton is found dead, all are suspects even though she was ill enough to die a natural death.

by Agatha Christie
Directed by Andy Kabanoff

Be Quick
Central Coast Music Factory - Cats
Today until 28th April
2

Cats

Central Coast Music Factory

Old Possum's Book Of Practical Cats By T.S. Eliot

DIRECTORS - Spencer Johnston and Sean Logan
MUSICAL DIRECTORS - Quinn Carter and Kaylea Sims
CHOREOGRAPHERS - Evelyn Luck and Harriet Woodrow

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.

Director: Brett Perkins
Musical Director: Chris Hochkins
Choreographer: Emmakate De Henau

June
Bell Shakespeare - King Lear
14th to 20th June '24
2

King Lear

Bell Shakespeare
June

Powerful and utterly unforgettable

Directed by Peter Evans

TODAY
Wyong Drama Group - Home I'm Darling
Today until 27th April
2

Home I'm Darling

Wyong Drama Group

Everything new is old again

by Laura Wade
Directed by Liz Munro

★ A HIT ★
Jopuka Productions - Young Bodies / Somebody's
Thu, 16th to 19th May
2

Young Bodies / Somebody's

Jopuka Productions

Growing Up is Hard to Do

by Miranda Michalowski

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

★ A HIT ★
Maitland Repertory Theatre - Grand Horizons
This Wednesday to Sun 12 May
2

Grand Horizons

Maitland Repertory Theatre

Is Marriage a Long-Running Farce?

by Bess Wohl
Directors: Brett Harston and Anne Robinson

POPULAR!
National Theatre - The Lehman Trilogy
On until Sun 28 Apr
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

★ A HIT ★
The Art House - Spellbound
This Monday
2

Spellbound

The Art House

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

Pymble
Pymble Players - Sweet Road
7th to 31st August '24
2

Sweet Road

Pymble Players
August

A road movie on stage

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

June
Jopuka Productions - Chatroom
21st to 30th June '24
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

Haymarket
Capitol Theatre - Sister Act
Aug & Sep '24
2

Sister Act

Capitol Theatre
August

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

TRENDING
Shake & Stir Theatre Co - Fourteen
Wed, 15th & 16th May
2

Fourteen

Shake & Stir Theatre Co

The year is 1999 and Shannon has a secret.

by Shannon Molloy

POPULAR!
Sydney Theatre Company - Into the Shimmering World
On until Sun 19 May
2

Into the Shimmering World

Sydney Theatre Company

The full force of nature

By Angus Cerini
Directed by Paige Rattray

Tuggerah
Jopuka Productions - Pinocchio Must Die
Sep & 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

POPULAR!
Gosford Musical Society - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
From Tue 1 Oct '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

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

★ A HIT ★
Gosford Musical Society - Shout!
2nd to 17th August '24
2

Shout!

Gosford Musical Society
August

The Legend of the Wild One

Director: Leigh Collins
Musical Director: Mark Williams

June
Central Coast Music Factory - Heathers
Sat 29 Jun to Sun 7 Jul '24
2

Heathers

Central Coast Music Factory
June

Ingenious, naughty and very funny

WARNING: Contains Explicit Adult Themes

Return
Theatre Royal Sydney - The Rocky Horror Show
On until Sun 12 May
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!
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

POPULAR!
Bell Shakespeare - The Poetry of Violence
4th to 8th September '24
2

The Poetry of Violence

Bell Shakespeare
September

These violent delights have violent ends.

Artistic Director Peter Evans

Woy Woy
Woy Woy Little Theatre - Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
Oct & Nov '24
2

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

Woy Woy Little Theatre
October

A delicious romantic comedy with plenty of drama. It draws its inspiration from Jane Austin's beloved 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice.

by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon
directed by Sarah Lovesy

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.

★ A HIT ★
The Players Theatre - Mother and Son
Fri, 3rd to 19th May
2

Mother and Son

The Players Theatre

The fondly remembered Australian television sitcom

Outdoor
Opera Australia - West Side Story
On until Sunday
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

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!

★ A HIT ★
Red Tree Theatre - Calendar Girls
Tickets from $30
2

Calendar Girls

Red Tree Theatre

A true celebration of female friendship and empowerment.

ReScheduled

TODAY
Hunter Drama - The Jungle Book
Today until 27th April
2

The Jungle Book

Hunter Drama

A BRAVE HEART IS YOUR BEST WEAPON

Directed by Tim Turner

POPULAR!
Sydney Theatre Company - No Pay? No Way!
On until Sat 11 May
2

No Pay? No Way!

Sydney Theatre Company

"Hysterically funny"

By Dario Fo and Franca Rame
Adapted by Marieke Hardy
Directed by Sarah Giles

★ A HIT ★
Hornsby Musical Society - Jekyll & Hyde
Fri, 3rd to 12th May
2

Jekyll & Hyde

Hornsby Musical Society

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

Director: Tim Selby
Musical Director: Aiden Smith

May
Berowra Musical Society - The Wizard of Oz
Sat 25 May to Sun 2 Jun
2

The Wizard of Oz

Berowra Musical Society

We're off the see the wizard! This beloved tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home, has entertained audiences for generations.

by L. Frank Baum

Chatswood
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

Tuggerah
Red Tree Theatre - Hair The Musical
Sep '24
2

Hair The Musical

Red Tree Theatre
September

Let the sunshine in!

Wyong
Wyong Musical Theatre - Jerry's Girls
12th to 29th September '24
2

Jerry's Girls

Wyong Musical Theatre
September

In the dynamic musical revue, three women celebrate the music of Jerry Herman

Directed by Margaret Holdom

July
Hunter Drama - School of Rock
18th to 20th July '24
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

POPULAR!
Michael Cassel Group - & Juliet
On until Sun 12 May
2

& Juliet

Michael Cassel Group & Sydney Lyric Theatre

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

July
Sydney Theatre Company - Dracula
Tue 2 Jul to Aug '24
2

Dracula

Sydney Theatre Company
July

A gothic masterpiece reimagined

By Bram Stoker
Adapted and directed by Kip Williams

Be Quick
The Art House - World of Musicals
Fri, 26th & 27th April
2

World of Musicals

Rokitz Entertainment

The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production with the wonderful revue of all your favorite musical theatre hits which include such classics as, The Lion King, Fiddler on the roof , Mamma Mia, We Will Rock You, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore, The Phantom of the Opera, and many…

Proudly presented by Rokitz Entertainment

May
State Theatre - Piaf! The Show
Thu 23 May
2

Piaf! The Show

State Theatre

Get ready to experience the mesmerizing journey of the iconic French chanteuse, Edith Piaf, in PIAF! THE SHOW

June
Theatre Royal Sydney - The Odd Couple
Thu 27 Jun to Sat 13 Jul '24
2

The Odd Couple

Theatre Royal Sydney
June

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

Tuggerah
Wyong Drama Group - Get Smart
1st to 9th November '24
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

Newcastle
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

Woy Woy
Woy Woy Little Theatre - The Girl on the Train
2nd to 18th August '24
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.

Based on the bestselling novel by Paula Hawkins and DreamWorks film
Adapted by Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel
Directed by Christine Vale

CANCELLED
Uniting Productions - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
CANCELLED
2

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Uniting Productions
July

‍Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's multi award-winning show

Family Friendly