Performances

Stay tuned for an exciting range of events including circus, contemporary theatre, live music, school shows and family-friendly performances.

Current & Upcoming

FoRT: Asking For Trouble & Critical Stages

Tuesday 5th July 2022, 10.30am

Created & Performed by Christy Flaws and Luke O’Connor From the multi-award winning circus and physical theatre makers Asking For Trouble comes this exciting new show just for young people and their families. Our two heroes …

Lloyd Spiegel

Wednesday 20th July 2022, 8.00pm - 9.00pm

Melbourne Blues artist Lloyd Spiegel has been touring the globe for 30 of his 40 years. The 14 time Australian Blues Award Winner has one of the most interesting stories in music, having grown up on …

ROFL (Rolling On The Floor Laughing), The Listies & Critical Stages Touring

Saturday 23rd July 2022, 10.00am - 11.00am

Written & Performed by Matthew Kelly & Richard Higgins as The Listies! Back by Poopular demand! Join Rich and Matt for a comedy extravaganza jam packed with magically stupid stuff. ROFL sees The Listies tackle the …

The Beggars Sing The Seekers

Wednesday 3rd August 2022, 11.00am - 12.00pm

The Beggars Sing The Seekers follows The SEEKERS Story from the Melbourne cafe scene in 1962 to London, the swinging centre of the pop universe where The Seekers rode a rollercoaster of hits and climaxing in …

Gallie

Wednesday 10th August 2022, 8.00pm - 11.00pm

After a huge turnout for his show ‘Sionnach Rua’s Great Irish Song Book” Gallie returns to the Town Hall but this time he brings his own band, performing his own material. Following on from the success …

Beyond the Sea

Wednesday 5th October 2022, 11.00am - 12.00pm

Paul Hogan, who has a degree in Music Theatre Performance has established himself as one of Australia’finest entertainers. His Robbie Williams Show has seen sold-out venues of all sizes, including Entertainment Centres and the 2008 Masters …

Faulty Towers

Interactive Theatre International presents:  Faulty Towers The Dining Experience – Straight from London’s West End via the legendary Sydney Opera House, this international sensation is returning to the Ararat Performing Arts Centre In October 2022. Officially …

Finucane & Smith’s Travelling Dance Hall

After touring small halls to big cities, the beloved “what a blast” “wonderful revelation” “genuine community spirit” DANCE HALL returns to Ararat, with new stars, and new acts. From a background in creating world-famous cabarets, playing for …

Hannah Acfield

Wednesday 29th June 2022

The 2021 release of debut solo LP No Light Without Shade, has seen Hannah Acfield truly find her musical path. A sense of freedom, of power and fluidity, define a record dubbed a “masterpiece” (Francesca de …

Peaceful Piano

Thursday 23rd June 2022

Luke Howard and Nat Bartsch are at the forefront of the growing post-classical piano movement in Australia. Drawing from classical, electronic, film, minimalism and jazz influences, their beautiful music has had a powerful impact on people …

Rodney Vincent and Lucky Starr

Wednesday 15th June 2022

Join Australian music icons, Rodney Vincent and Lucky Starr, for a fabulously entertaining afternoon at Ararat Town Hall on June 15. Together, Lucky & Rodney captivate the audience with songs of country, good old rock’n’roll plus …

Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers

Wednesday 1st June 2022

A family show inspired by the works of Roald Dahl.  All around the world Roald Dahl’s words are disappearing, not only from books but children’s minds too! Now only an organisation known as the ancient guild …

This Way North

Wednesday 25th May 2022

As Victoria continues to stretch its legs to shake off the lockdown blues, two-piece indie pop-rock band This Way North with their long-time mate and acclaimed singer-songwriter  Mark Lang (Skipping Girl Vinegar) will be touring throughout regional Victoria this May/June …

Game Boys Cinematic Universe

Thursday 12th May 2022

After sold-out seasons at Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Melbourne Fringe Festival in 2019, Game Boys Cinematic Universe is a comedy show unlike any you have seen before.  Join brothers Eden and Josh — your personal …

Sionnach Rua’s Great Irish Song Book

Laugh, sing, cry and surrender your heart to Ireland’s greatest stories, songs and music. Sionnach Rua’s Great Irish Song Book brings Irelands rich and unique culture to the shores of Australia, with a romantic passion that …

The Man They Call The Banjo

Set during the height of the Western Queensland Shearers strike of 1894, The Man They Call The Banjo tells of the writing of Waltzing Matilda,  and the love triangle that poet, Banjo Paterson found himself trapped in …

Jessie Monk and Darcy Fox

Wednesday 30th March 2022

Jessie Monk is a conglomeration of subatomic particles, originally from GunaiKurnai land, who is thrilled to be back in her homeland after floating around the Middle East and Europe for the last 2.5 years. From her …

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