What’s in store for season 2024 in the performing arts (part three)

Continuing our round-up of season launches from companies around the country, including a three-part theatrical epic and an ambitious restaging of an opera in a sports stadium.
performing arts. Against a green and blue backdrop with small images of two women, a woman with bleached blonde hair wearing a blue hoodie holds a musical keyboard while a woman with black wavy hair and sunglasses an black and blue coat holds a typing keyboard both in three-quarter profile.

In the previous part of this 2024 preview series, published on 13 September, we looked at the 2024 seasons of The Australian Ballet, Belvoir, Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Theatre Company and the Sydney Symphony.

Back in August, in our first instalment, we shared some highlights from the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Theatre, Malthouse Theatre Company, and both the Melbourne and West Australian Symphony Orchestras.

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Richard Watts OAM is ArtsHub's National Performing Arts Editor; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on Three Triple R FM. Richard is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, a Melbourne Fringe Festival Living Legend, and was awarded the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards' Facilitator's Prize in 2020. In 2021 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Green Room Awards Association. Most recently, Richard received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in June 2024. Follow him on Twitter: @richardthewatts