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Ararat Town Hall closed until further notice

Tuesday 17th March - Tuesday 30th June 2020

Ararat Rural City Council has made the difficult decision to temporarily close some services including the Ararat Town Hall to help ensure the health and safety of the community and help prevent the spread of the …

Hell’s Canyon

Wednesday 29th April 2020, 11.00am - 12.00pm

This show is being rescheduled to 2021 – stay tuned! Student tickets to this show are $12. In the middle of the Australian outback, a teenage road trip goes wrong. Developed by Playwriting Australia, this multi …

The Cocker Ronstadt Experience

Wednesday 13th May 2020, 12.00pm - 1.30pm

This show is being rescheduled to 2021 – stay tuned!   If you’re looking for a show that takes you back to the great songs of the ’70s and ’80s by two big voices, this is …

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

Saturday 23rd May 2020, 7.30pm - 11.00pm

This show is being rescheduled to 2021 – stay tuned! The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow returns to the Ararat Town Hall in 2020! Join this diverse line-up of the hottest acts direct from the Melbourne …

The Merger

Wednesday 27th May 2020, 7.30pm - 8.45pm

This show is being rescheduled to 2021 – stay tuned! Now an acclaimed feature film adaptation starring Damian Callinan, Kate Mulvany and John Howard, Callinan returns to the stage with the one man tour de force …

The Spooky Men’s Chorale

Friday 5th June 2020, 7.30pm - 10.00pm

This show is being rescheduled to 2021 – stay tuned! The Spooky Men’s Chorale is a vast, rumbling, steam-powered and black-clad behemoth, capable of rendering audiences moist eyed with mute appreciation or haplessly gurgling with merriment. …

The Hunter. The Hunted.

Wednesday 10th June 2020, 11.00am - 12.00pm

This show is being rescheduled to 2021 – stay tuned! Student tickets to this show are $12. The Hunter. The Hunted. is about the battle between the head and the heart, the rational and intuitive, played …

ROFLSHALBOWCO

Saturday 4th July 2020, 11.00am - 12.00pm

This show is being rescheduled to 2021 – stay tuned!   All tickets to this show are $12. “Does it have a burpershop quartet?” Yes, yes it does. “Does the show feature the world’s most annoying …

Bach by Candlelight

Sunday 23rd August 2020, 2.00pm - 3.30pm

This show is at the Moyston Hall, 12 Brooke Street. Illuminated only by a circle of candles, Chris Howlett performs Bach’s most famous Cello suites in an intimate and evocative recital. Bach by Candlelight is a …

Splash Test Dummies

Tuesday 31st March 2020

This show is being rescheduled to 2021 – stay tuned!   All tickets to this show are $12. Rub-a-dub-dub, the Dummies are back with some splish-splashing circus set to drown you in tears of laughter. From …

Memories – The Hoffmans

Wednesday 11th March 2020

Tickets to this show are free but bookings are required. Click on the “tickets” button to the left to secure your spot. Memories is The Hoffman’s new show for 2020. A nostalgic stroll down memory lane …

Improvaganza

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Please note – this show is for school groups only. Please contact the Box Office for bookings – 5355 0900. Further ticket discounts may apply to school groups.   Presented by Impro Melbourne, Improvaganza is an …

Wayne Horsburgh and Rodney Vincent – A Country Christmas

Wednesday 4th December 2019

As part of the Ararat Town Hall’s free lunchtime concert series, Rodney Vincent returns with his friend Wayne Horsburgh for a Christmas concert in December 2019. Rodney and Wayne team up to present a fun-filled show …

Steve Poltz

Wednesday 27th November 2019

Canadian-born musician Steve Poltz will return to Ararat on Wednesday 27 November thanks to Ararat Live and the Ararat Town Hall. Steve has a collection of ballads, rock tunes and melodic acoustic numbers that are played …

Hannah Cryle – Super Circus Squad

Monday 18th November 2019

Hannah Cryle brings her amazing Super Circus Squad show to the Ararat Town Hall! Super Circus Squad is a superhero origin story about two brand-new circus superheroes. High-energy acrobatics, aerials stunts, slapstick comedy and a whole …

What’s New Pussycat?

Wednesday 18th September 2019

What’s New Pussycat is a joyous, foot-stamping, hand-clapping celebration of the swinging sixties presented by Melissa Langton and Mark Jones. Vocal pyrotechnics! Breath-taking harmonies! Off-the-wall humour! The hits of Tom Jones, Burt Bacharach, The Mamas and …

The Sapphires

Friday 6th September 2019

The Sapphires is one of the Australia’s best-loved stories. Winning multiple awards as a play, film and soundtrack album there was one challenge left and that was to undertake a national tour of Australia. Bringing the raw …

The Ararat One Act Play Festival

Saturday 3rd August 2019

Ararat Rural City Council and partner, Ararat Theatre Company, invite audiences to come along for Ararat’s annual One Act Play Festival on Saturday 3 August. All tickets – $12 – available at the door only. Session …

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