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Canberra Theatre Centre

The Playhouse interior
Performers from Queensland Ballet's The Nutcracker
Amanda Palmer
Show posters
Male characters from Spot For Jove's Antigone
Camille O-Sullivan and Paul Kelly
Entrance to The Playhouse
Elephant puppet and ring master entertain
The Playhouse interior
Performers from Queensland Ballet's The Nutcracker
Amanda Palmer
Show posters
Male characters from Spot For Jove's Antigone

Overview

Whether you’re into comedy or circus, drama or dance, there’s a performance to suit your fancy at the Canberra Theatre Centre. With a jam-packed schedule of shows for all ages, the Canberra Theatre, The Playhouse and The Courtyard Studio are perfect venues for your performance arts fix.

See Bell Shakespeare, Sydney Theatre Company, The Australian Ballet and other respected national and international theatre, dance and music ensembles.

Nothing beats a live show, so check out what’s coming up at the Canberra Theatre Centre.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

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“The Wider Earth”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 3mos ago by Kirsty H

Last night we attended ‘The Wider Earth’ in the Playhouse. It was a beautiful show - thought-provoking, beautifully acted and amazing puppets. Really recommend!

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“Wi-Fi/photography ”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2yrs ago by 155edenb

How can I enjoy a concert without taking photos and upload it using Wi-Fi?. The "professionals" can, which I am not happy about. Seats are cramped, no pluggable wash basins, very expensive drinks...

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“Ballet”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2yrs ago by 3MsS

I attended the ballet Cinderella by the Queensland Ballet Company. The production was excellent. My main criticism of the Canberra Theatre is that they allow late comers into the theatre when the...

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