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

Heathers

Central Coast Music Factory

Ingenious, naughty and very funny

WARNING: Contains Explicit Adult Themes

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.

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

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

A Streetcar Named Desire

Maitland Repertory Theatre

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

by Tennessee Williams
Director: Daniel Shaunessy

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

Hair The Musical

Red Tree Theatre
September

Let the sunshine in!

2 Shows
Palm Studios - A New Brain
Fri, 7th & 8th June
2

A New Brain

Palm Studios

Palm Studios' Diploma & Certificate IV in Musical Theatre students present A New Brain!

Music and lyrics by William Finn
Book by Finn and James Lapine

August
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

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

★ A HIT ★
Jopuka Productions - Chatroom
Fri, 21st to 30th June
2

Chatroom

Jopuka Productions & Hyde Entertainment

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

by Enda Walsh
Directed by Seb Smee

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

August
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

Tuggerah
Wyong Drama Group - Dracula
1st to 9th November '24
2

Dracula

Wyong Drama Group
November

Dracula comes to the Central Coast

by Hamilton Deane & Bram Stoker
Directed by Jane Sackman

July
Michael Cassel Group - Hamilton
Tue 30 Jul to Oct '24
2

Hamilton

Michael Cassel Group & Sydney Lyric Theatre
July

A revolutionary story of passion, unstoppable ambition, and the dawn of a new nation.

Return Season

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

TRENDING
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

Wyong
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.

Casting Now

On Tour
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.

On Sale
Red Tree Theatre - Calendar Girls
Fri 19 Jul to Sat 10 Aug '24
2

Calendar Girls

Red Tree Theatre
July

A true celebration of female friendship and empowerment.

ReScheduled

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 ★
Berowra Musical Society - The Wizard of Oz
This Friday to Sunday
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

★ A HIT ★
Michael Cassel Group - & Juliet
On until Fri 12 Jul
2

& Juliet

Michael Cassel Group & Sydney Lyric Theatre

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

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

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

July
Jopuka Productions - Young Bodies / Somebody's
Thu, 4th to 13th July '24
2

Young Bodies / Somebody's

Jopuka Productions

Growing Up is Hard to Do

by Miranda Michalowski

July
Sydney Theatre Company - Dracula
Tue 2 Jul to Sun 4 Aug '24
2

Dracula

Sydney Theatre Company

A gothic masterpiece reimagined

By Bram Stoker
Adapted and directed by Kip Williams

★ A HIT ★
Opera Australia - Watershed
Fri, 14th to 16th June
2

Watershed

Opera Australia

The Death of Doctor Duncan

by arrangement with Adelaide Festival

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

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Gosford Musical Society

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

Theatre
Ensemble Theatre - Switzerland
On until Sat 8 Jun
2

Switzerland

Ensemble Theatre

With Toni Scanlan as Patricia Highsmith, renowned Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith weaves a torrid web of wit and mystery in this gripping psychological thriller.

by Joanna Murray-Smith
Directed by Shaun Rennie

Sydney
Theatre Royal Sydney - Frankenstein
Sep & Oct '24
2

Frankenstein

Theatre Royal Sydney
September

An extraordinary tale of creation and humanity, retold in a large-scale theatrical event

August
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

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 ★
Pymble Players - The Spook
Tomorrow to Sat 8 Jun
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
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

July
Red Tree Theatre - JD's World of Magic
Thu 11 Jul
2

JD's World of Magic

Red Tree Theatre

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

Return Season

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

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

Dates TBA
Crossroads Live - Grease The Musical
On until Saturday
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!

★ A HIT ★
Theatre Royal Sydney - The Odd Couple
Thu 27 Jun to Sun 28 Jul '24
2

The Odd Couple

Theatre Royal Sydney

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

POPULAR!
Bell Shakespeare - King Lear
Fri, 14th to 20th June
2

King Lear

Bell Shakespeare

Powerful and utterly unforgettable

Directed by Peter Evans

★ 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

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

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!

POPULAR!
Theatre Royal Sydney - Death of a Salesman
On until Sun 23 Jun
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

July
The Players Theatre - Legally Blonde
Fri 19 Jul to Sun 11 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.

On Tour
Capitol Theatre - Chicago
Sun 9 Jun to Sat 27 Jul '24
2

Chicago

Capitol Theatre

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

Be Quick
Willoughby Theatre Company - Jersey Boys
This Thursday to Sunday
2

Jersey Boys

Willoughby Theatre Company

The Story Of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

DIRECTOR Court Cassar
MUSIC DIRECTOR Peter Hayward
CHOREOGRAPHER Arnold Andrews

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

August
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

Comedy
Woy Woy Little Theatre - Moon Over Buffalo
This Friday to Sunday
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

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

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Bell Shakespeare

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

POPULAR!
Sydney Theatre Company - Stolen
Thu 6 Jun to Sat 6 Jul
2

Stolen

Sydney Theatre Company

From home, from Country

By Jane Harrison
Directed by Ian Michael

2 Shows
Hayes Theatre Co - Ride the Cyclone
Fri, 28th & 29th June
2

Ride the Cyclone

Hayes Theatre Co

If you loved Come From Away, then this latest hit musical to hit Aussie shores is for you.

Book, Music & Lyrics by Jacob Richmond & Brooke Maxwell
Additional Material by Alan Schmuckler

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

Extended
Capitol Theatre - Sister Act
Tue 6 Aug to Oct '24
2

Sister Act

Capitol Theatre
August

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

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

CANCELLED
Wyong Drama Group - Get Smart
CANCELLED
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