Welcome to our list of arts and cultural events happening in the NSW Central West gathered from artists, event producers, great local venues and groups across the region. Use the contact or ticketing details listed with each event.

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The Addams Family Musical

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW, Australia

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every family, features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare: Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family– a man her parents have never met.

The Grand Kyiv Ballet of Ukraine

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW, Australia

By popular demand, The Grand Kyiv Ballet of Ukraine will return to Australia in May, June and July 2024. They will present again their double bill of Forest Song & Don Quixote. The audience response to their performances in 2023 was literally amazing with standing ovations following every performance.

$65 – $99

Electric Light Orchestra Tribute Show

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW, Australia

Get ready to get swept up in the spaceship of music that is ELO. This 6-piece show features some of Sydney’s finest musicians and Dion’s voice will have you believing it’s Jeff Lynne up on stage.

Hear the hits of ELO including Living Thing, Telephone Line, Shine A Little Love, Don’t Bring Me Down, Mr Blue Sky, Sweet Talkin’ Woman and the list goes on.

A Midsummer Nights Dream

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW, Australia

Shakespeare’s classic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, is reawakened in this breathless production brimming with magic, mirth and mayhem.

This production is quick as a shadow. Fast, funny and family-friendly, this is A Midsummer Night’s Dream reimagined.

$30 – $52

The Australian Eagles – Life in the Fast Lane

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW, Australia

The Internationally celebrated Australian Eagles Show soars back in 2024 with Their 'Life In The Fast Lane' Tour.

Prepare to be dazzled as the renowned Australian Eagles Show, fronted by the talented Brothers of David Thompson and Michael Thompson, returns with an all-new production in 2024. Having wowed audiences in sold-out theatres across Australia, America, Europe, and South Africa, this world-class extravaganza is now making its triumphant return to Australia.

$75.00

Seven Drunken Nights: The Story of the Dubliners

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW, Australia

Direct from the West End and sold-out tours worldwide, Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of the Dubliners makes its Australian debut.

In partnership with Tourism Ireland and in association with legendary Irish pub O’Donoghue’s, Seven Drunken Nights tells the story of a career spanning 50 years and invokes the spirit of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, John Sheahan, Ciaran Bourke and Jim McCann.

$80 – $85

Six String Blues

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW, Australia

Step into the world of "Six String Blues" where the past and present of Blues Guitar are intertwined.

Joined on stage by his Lazybones Band, Matt Arthur will guide audiences through the history of the Blues Guitar.

$65 – $70

 

The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What’s On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

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