The countdown is on to Christmas but there are still plenty of must see kids shows happening during November! Check out our big list below.

SYDNEY

The Bush Concert: An SSO Family Concert Sunday 5th November
Sydney Opera House
Based on the Australian picture book by Helga Visser your kids will experience the sounds of the Australian bush come alive with your SSO.

The Young King 11th & 12th November
Sydney Opera House
Journey into the magical world of Oscar Wilde’s classic tale recreated by Australian theatre company, Slingsby. In this uniquely interactive theatre experience, our royal courtiers invite you to wander through corridors, curious installations and secret compartments on the way to the King’s Coronation.

Australian Girls Choir 12th November
Sydney Opera House
You will be stunned by their exquisite singing, impressed by their dazzling dance steps and moved by the passionate performance of the Australian Girls Choir.

Anatomy of the Piano (For Beginners) 25th & 25th November
Sydney Opera House
Join Will as he is drawn into a fantastic pianistic adventure that sees him find Bach in a cave, meet a bad-tempered Beethoven and even jam with ‘Fats’ Waller.

The Gruffalo 8th November
Seymour Centre
After sell-out seasons across the world, including London’s West End & Broadway, The Gruffalo returns to Australia in an all new production!

The 13 Storey Treehouse 21st & 22nd November
The Concourse Chatswood
Andy Griffiths’ & Terry Denton’s best-selling book comes to life on stage for children 6-12 and their adults! Catch them before they leave the country!

The Gruffalo 9th & 10th November
The Concourse Chatswood
Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in this magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Santa’s Got a Brand New Groove-Lah Lah 18th, 25th, 26th Nov
Various
With Santa’s Got a Brand New Groove, the award winning Lah-Lah will get everyone up dancing to their much-loved tunes, some Christmas favourites with a special Lah-Lah twist, and lots of laughs.

MELBOURNE

Lemony Snicket and Nathaniel Stookey: The Composer is Dead 11th November
Arts Centre Melbourne
The MSO teams up with one of the legends of Australian comedy, Frank Woodley, for The Composer is Dead, a unique introduction to the orchestra incorporating all the humour and wit of Lemony Snicket.

The Gruffalo 15th-26th November
Arts Centre Melbourne
Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in this magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, when it returns to Australia this November after sell-out seasons across the world.

The Australian Girls Choir 19th November
Arts Centre Melbourne
The Australian Girls Choir (AGC) will present a spectacular showcase of song and dance at their 2017 Annual Concert. You will be stunned by their exquisite singing, impressed by their dazzling dance steps and moved by the passionate performance of the AGC.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Live 17th & 18th November
MSO
CineConcerts and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra invite you to rediscover the magic of Harry Potter™ in the latest instalment of the Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series.

Room on the Broom 4th-9th November
The National Theatre St Kilda
After a sellout January season, the team behind The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child return  to Melbourne with songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up – and their grown-ups…

BRISBANE

Robin Hood the Musical 21st October-2nd Decemeber
Brisbane Arts Theatre
From Sherwood Forest to Nottingham Castle, grab your bow and arrow and be whished away on this thrilling escapade!

Queensland Ballet’s Peter Pan 25th Oct-5th November
QPAC
Take the hand of Peter Pan and come on a journey to the fabled Neverland…
Wendy and her two brothers literally fly into the adventure of a lifetime when Peter Pan leads them to a fantastical imaginary world of fairies, mermaids, pirates, and one very large crocodile.

The Wizard of Oz From 4th November for 4 weeks only
QPAC
Starring Anthony Warlow,  WICKED’s leading ladies Lucy Durack  and Jemma Rix and rising star Samantha Dodemaide as Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting revision of the all-time classic.

Alex in Blunderland 5th November
Brisbane Powerhouse Arts
Is it a dream? A parallel universe? Nope. Welcome to Blunderland.
At a tedious rehearsal for the school Christmas concert, Alex and her friends are wishing they were somewhere else – anywhere else. But their plan to hide backstage goes awry when a dusty old props cupboard opens into a world that’s completely unrecognisable.

ADELAIDE

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s StoneTM – in Concert Sat 4th November
Adelaide Entertainment Centre
Fifteen years ago Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone™ enchanted our screens and now it’s returning, for the first time ever, with the music of a live symphony orchestra. Momentous scenes from the film play on a giant screen in high-definition while John Williams’ unforgettable score is performed by (insert symphony orchestra here). Experience the magic with the first installment of the Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series.

Grug and the Rainbow 10th November
Hopgood Theatre Noarlunga
More stories based on the much-loved picture book character created by Ted Prior
Grug began his life as the grassy top of a Burrawang tree. Fascinated by the world around him and never short of an adventure, now he’s back by popular demand.
Embarking on his own epic journey to find a rainbow, it always seems just beyond his grasp. But Grug is full of determination and his adventures are always full of surprises.

Aladdin a Pantomime 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th November
The Arts Centre – Port Noarlunga
Wicked Abanazar (with the help of The Genie of the Ring) has travelled the world searching for a magic lamp with untold powers!
Aladdin, a poor laundry boy is convinced by him to retrieve the lamp but the Wicked Uncle has his own plans.

The Wiggles Wiggly Christmas Big Show 26th November
Adelaide Entertainment Centre
There’s no business like snow business! The Wiggly Christmas Big Show will feature all your favourite Wiggles songs such as Do the Propeller and Rock A Bye Your Bear, as well as Christmas songs like Go Santa Go! You’ll see The Wiggles, their Wiggly friends and dancers, Santa Claus, dancing reindeers and for the first time ever, it will snow on stage!

PERTH

Lah-Lah and Buzz Meet WASO 5th November 2017
Perth Concert Hall
The popular stars of ABC KIDS are coming to visit WASO with an educational and fun musical show.
Sing, dance and meet some new instrument friends as Buzz and Lah-Lah introduce Lola the Dancing Double Bass to the fascinating families of the orchestra in a fun and engaging concert. Lola is a bit of a shy double bass, but it doesn’t take long for her to warm up to her brothers and sisters in the string family, who then help her join the party with the woodwind, brass and percussion families for some seriously noisy musical fun!

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert 10th-11th November
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series returns to Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™, the second film in the Harry Potter franchise. The West Australian Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams’ unforgettable score while the film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone™ in Concert 10th & 11th November
Riverside Theatre PCEC
The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series returns to Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™, the second film in the Harry Potter franchise. The West Australian Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams’ unforgettable score while the film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.

The Wiggles Wiggly Christmas Big Show 19th November
Perth Arena
There’s no business like snow business! The Wiggly Christmas Big Show will feature all your favourite Wiggles songs such as Do the Propeller and Rock A Bye Your Bear, as well as Christmas songs like Go Santa Go! You’ll see The Wiggles, their Wiggly friends and dancers, Santa Claus, dancing reindeers and for the first time ever, it will snow on stage!

NEWCASTLE

The Jungle Book Kids 11th-25th November
Young People’s Theatre
The jungle is jumpin’ with a jazzy beat. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS features a host of colourful characters and your favourite songs from the movie.
Adapted from Disney’s beloved animated film and the works of Rudyard Kipling, the “man cub” Mowgli, bounds through the jungle and learns what it means to be human.

WOWFEST 20th-25th November
Civic Theatre Newcastle
Come and celebrate Hunter Drama’s 10 year Anniversary with our Wowfest theme, Hip hip horray!
Over one huge week all of our talented Hunter Drama classes put their skills to the test and perform in this crowd pleasing showcase. You’re sure to be delighted by exciting plays, musical numbers and monologues all inspired by our celebratory theme.

The Nutcracker 26th November
Cessnock Performing Arts Centre
The Russian National Ballet Theatre returns to Cessnock with the exhilarating and magical journey of The Nutcracker this Christmas!