2020 Subscription Season


2 February 

As part of their upcoming Tasmanian concert tour, celebrated international musicians Tenzin Choegyal (Tibet), Taro Terahara and Ayako Ikeda (Japan) will present this special performance in the Burnie Arts Theatre.

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7 February  - 15 February 

This journey takes place in the decade of the 1960’s, a time marked by women’s and civil rights movements, political debacles and assassinations, the Vietnam War and antiwar protest, and the budding ‘generation gap’.

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6 March  - 7 March 

A modern fairy tale written, choreographed and performed by the creative team at Reflexions Dance Studio.

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28 March  - 4 April 

The Burnie Musical Society is very excited to present the Tasmanian Premiere of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical as their 2020 show.

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18 April 

Tasmanian opera singer, lover of wine and cherry ripes (in that order),

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24 April 

Virtuosi Tasmania tours the state each year, presenting over twenty fine chamber concerts in wonderful venues ranging from vineyards and galleries to heritage buildings and grand private houses.

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30 April 

International Jazz Day occurs every year on April 30, created by UNESCO to highlight Jazz and its diplomatic role in uniting people around the globe.

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12 June 

Rachael Beck and Michael Cormick are two of Australia's best-loved Musical Theatre Stars. Their relationship began 25 years ago during the musical, Beauty and the Beast, and they have remained the best of friends ever since.


19 June 

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The Design Eye Creative paper on skin 2020 Gala Parade and Award Evening brings together of a community of international artists with art lovers ready to be awed by a showcase of spectacular paper wearables.

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18 July 

The Sapphires is one of Australia’s best-loved stories. This multiple award- winning musical play, that inspired the film, is coming to the Burnie Arts Theatre stage for the first time.

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28 July 

From the makers of Grug....

A slightly sideways tale about unexpected friendship, finding where you fit and learning to mix it up a little.


7 August 

Hosted by Ned Townsend

Come along for an all-star comedy night, featuring six of Tasmania’s best local comedians. Enjoy a great night of stand-up, have a laugh, and support our local emerging comedic talent.

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14 August 

With over 60 Revues under their collective belts John X, Andrew Colrain and Andrew Casey have teamed together, popped a comedy Viagra and will present another legendary collection of the very best ‘oldies but goodies’, minus the politics!

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3 September 

The Australian creative team behind new movie ‘A Boy Called Sailboat’, Cameron Nugent (director) and Andrew Curry (producer) are proud to present a special screening of their award-winning movie featuring Australia’s finest guitar duo, the Grigoryan Brothers, who created and arranged the haunting soundtrack to the movie, performing live.

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10 October  - 10 October 

A one-act play by Directions Theatre

She’s seventy, has lost her sight, while he’s a student with no visible means of support.

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25 October 

Darren Coggan is one of Australia’s most exciting and diverse artists, a masterful storyteller with a knack of weaving fascinating and perceptive tales through his songs.
Darren welcomes us to his campfire for an entertaining afternoon of story and song, articulating moments of laughter, joy and reflection through timeless tunes that the whole world sang along with.

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12 November 

Over the years, the Strings of the TSO have built up an enviable reputation, delivering sensational performances in a wide variety of repertoire. Renowned for their versatility, the TSO Strings can be powerful and incisive as well as warm and soulful.