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Current & Upcoming

Fairytale Cookbook

Tuesday 3rd March 2020, 10.00am - 11.00am

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. The Fairytale Cookbook Workshop is a unique and engaging way …

Improvaganza

Tuesday 3rd March 2020, 11.30am - 12.30pm

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 …

Splash Test Dummies

Tuesday 31st March 2020, 11.00am - 12.00pm

All tickets to this show are $12. Tickets on sale soon – stay tuned! Rub-a-dub-dub, the Dummies are back with some splish-splashing circus set to drown you in tears of laughter. From the makers of hit …

Hell’s Canyon

Wednesday 29th April 2020, 11.00am - 12.00pm

Student tickets to this show are $12. Tickets on sale soon – stay tuned!   In the middle of the Australian outback, a teenage road trip goes wrong. Developed by Playwriting Australia, this multi award-winning play …

Memories – The Hoffmans

Monday 11th May 2020, 12.00pm - 1.30pm

Tickets to this show are free but bookings are required. A ticket link will be provided on this page soon – stay tuned! Memories is The Hoffman’s new show for 2020. A nostalgic stroll down memory …

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

Saturday 23rd May 2020, 7.30pm - 11.00pm

Tickets on sale soon – 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 International Comedy Festival …

The Merger

Wednesday 27th May 2020, 7.30pm - 8.45pm

Tickets on sale soon – 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 that inspired …

The Spooky Men’s Chorale

Friday 5th June 2020, 7.30pm - 10.00pm

Tickets on sale soon – 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. Based on …

The Hunter. The Hunted.

Wednesday 10th June 2020, 11.00am - 12.00pm

Student tickets to this show are $12. Tickets on sale soon – stay tuned!   The Hunter. The Hunted. is about the battle between the head and the heart, the rational and intuitive, played out in …

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 …

Stardust and The Mission

Friday 26th July 2019

Featuring the Ararat City Band, this double bill brings you two stories about love, music and war – and all the things that people leave behind. The show includes jazz and brass music from the 1920s …

The Travelling Sisters – Toupé

Thursday 18th July 2019

** PLEASE NOTE – regrettably, this performance has been cancelled. The Ararat Town Hall hopes that we can arrange for these brilliant performers to visit again in the future. **   “Masterfully combining physical comedy, characters, …

Trinket the Robot

Wednesday 10th July 2019

At the Willaura Hall. The story is about an inventor, Dr Doovalacky, who, with the help of his assistant, a green caterpillar named Gizmo, sets out to build a robot. But this Robot is no ordinary …

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