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NORPA 2015


World-class performing arts right on our doorstep!

We’re a lucky lot to live on the North Coast and it just got better with NORPA’s recent announcement of its 2015 season. Highlights include contemporary circus superstars Circa with their new show Beyond, NORPA’s own Railway Wonderland at Lismore train station, and Bangarra Dance Theatre’s return to Bundjalung country with Stephen Page’s breathtaking work Kinship.

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BEYOND by CIRCA – 27 & 28 March
$22 – $49
Audiences have come to expect the earth from contemporary circus superstars CIRCA… Beyondwill give you the moon as well. More…

BEYOND by Circa Photo by Andy Phillipson_Woman arial

CABARET DIVA – 8 & 9 May
$22 – $41
Two powerhouse divas, Christa Hughes and Bethan Ellsmore, light up the stage in an evening of song and sassiness. Frock up people because there are prizes for best fancy-dressed patron More…

CABARET DIVA _Christa Hughes

AUSTRALIA DAY by Jonathan Biggins – 23 & 24 June
$22- $49
A committee gets together to coordinate their small country town’s Australia Day celebrations. Everyone wants a piece of the party pie from the mayor to the Green’s candidate to the CWA representative. Sound familiar? More…

17 July
$22 – $41
Adapted from the best-selling illustrated children’s book by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton, this is the perfect production to see as a family. More…


THE 26 STOREY TREEHOUSE by CDP Matthew Lilley James Lee Andrew Johnston and Eliza Logan_photo Branco Gaica

COUNTRY SONG by Queensland Theatre Company – 13, 14 & 15 August
$22 – $49
A powerful new work from Queensland Theatre Company celebrating the life and music of Jimmy Little and his contemporaries. More…

COUNTRY SONG by QTC Michael Tuahine photo by Aaron Tait

HAMLET by Bell Shakespeare – 29 & 31 August
$22 – $49
“You would pluck out the heart of my mystery” – Bell Shakespeare brings us the best of the bard. More…

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COCKFIGHT by The Farm and NORPA – 17, 18 & 19 September
$22- $49
Like an episode of The Office meets a cage-fight, Australian style. More…

COCKFIGHT by The Farm and NORPA Photo by Kate Holmes_Backarch&papers

RAILWAY WONDERLAND by NORPA – 22 Oct to 7 November
$22 – $49
Magical live theatre performed at Lismore train station telling the stories of our region. This show sold out two weeks before it opened when it was first performed in 2012. Do not miss it this time! More…

grant macintyre photography
KINSHIP by Bangarra Dance Theatre – 17 & 18 November
$22 – $55
Ancient and modern stories combine in a powerful, mesmerising celebration of the world’s oldest living culture. Choreographed by Stephen Page. More…

KINSHIP by Bangarra Dance Theatre_photo by Greg Barrett_ couple front











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