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From comedy to tragedy, epic to farce, expect the finest local and touring theatre productions on stage in Bendigo…

  • Lost In Venice is based on the true story of amateur filmmaker Ron Vincent and his wife Rita Vincent. It centres on Ron’s ill-fated trip to Italy in the summer of 1965.

  • Performed by award-winning ABC presenter & performer, Joel Carnegie, and acclaimed Gunditjmara actor, Tom Molyneux.

    Experience this award-winning double bill and meet two ordinary individuals, whose extraordinary lives still reverberate to this day.

    13 Jul 2022
  • A musical biography of a true Aussie legend based on her bestselling autobiography. Margaret Fulton reigned supreme on our country’s cooking scene, awarded an OAM in 1983 and later identified as a National Living Treasure. The Margaret Fulton Cookbook encouraged Australian housewives to experiment with more interesting ingredients, straying from the old tradition of meat and three veg. This delightful musical romp follows her journey from humble beginnings to super-stardom.

    13 Aug 2022
  • Based on the real life stories of people displaced by conflict, THEM follows one young family as they face the decision whether to flee their war-torn city. Omar, Leila and their young child are counting down the days. Their friends enjoy fantasies of escape and the arrival of Omar’s sister brings a real chance to get out – but at what cost?

    23 Aug 2022 - 24 Aug 2022
  • Michael Veitch will perform his one-man show from the perspective of the young surgeon bravely nursing sick passengers aboard the Ticonderoga in 1852, which arrived in Australia from Liverpool a floating catastrophe after an outbreak of typhus. The surgeon is actually Michael’s great-great grandfather and Hell Ship captures the human aspects of this dark story.

    7 Oct 2022 - 8 Oct 2022
  • Ray Lawler’s much - loved tale of two Queensland cane cutters who for 16 years have travelled back to Melbourne for five months of partying and romance with their barmaid girlfriends. This production of the Australian classic Summer of the Seventeenth Doll will be directed by award winning Denny Lawrence.

BV&E acknowledges the Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Peoples as the traditional custodians of the lands where our venues stand and where we share stories through art and culture.

We acknowledge and pay respect to their Elders past present and emerging.