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Riverside, a place where books come to life, where stories are told and daredevils reign alongside wacky science, puppets, music, fantasy, adventure and lots of laughter. A place where young people can suspend disbelief and get swept up in the kind of magic that only live performance can deliver.

We believe that arts engagement has the power to spark imagination and creativity, stimulate dialogue and provide lasting memories. We also know that children are the world’s most honest audience members and keep this in mind as we select the productions for our Children’s Theatre season, choosing work of high quality from some of Australia’s best children’s theatre makers to ensure that parents enjoy the experience as much as your children.

At Riverside our aim is simple, to bring children to the arts and the arts to children in the most exciting ways possible.

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  • Sydney Youth Orchestras Autumn Showcase

    18 Mar 2018
    Riverside Theatre
    Featuring four of SYO’s five senior orchestras, join us as they showcase their learning and skills.
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  • Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle! Tour

    29 Mar 2018
    Riverside Theatre
    The Wiggles are coming to perform for you as part of their Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle! tour!
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  • Billionaire Boy

    03 Apr - 04 Apr 2018
    Riverside Theatre
    David Walliams’ hilarious and touching best-selling novel comes to life on stage.
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  • Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine

    06 Apr - 07 Apr 2018
    Riverside Theatre
    The award-winning team behind the production of Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts bring you this brand new stage adaptation from the wacky mind of the World's No. 1 Storyteller.
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  • Patrice Balbina’s Chance Encounter With the End of the World

    11 Apr - 13 Apr 2018
    Lennox Theatre
    Funny, surprising and deeply moving, audiences will see themselves in Patrice, a young Australian girl just like any other, who suddenly has to flee her home to a rickety boat bound for another land.
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  • Creature: An Adaptation of Dot and the Kangaroo

    AUSLAN Interpreted
    15 May - 16 May 2018
    Lennox Theatre
    The classic Australian story Dot and the Kangaroo jumps into the digital age with this stunning new stage adaptation.
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  • Sharp Short Theatre

    21 May - 08 Jun 2018
    Riverside Theatre
    An exciting opportunity for students to promote their work and compete for prizes. Come and support our budding future stars as they perform live on stage!
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  • Ruby’s Wish

    24 May - 26 May 2018
    Lennox Theatre
    The beguiling story of Ruby, a little girl who may not believe in fairy tales but who certainly believes in wishes.
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  • A Town Named War Boy

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    12 Jun - 14 Jun 2018
    Lennox Theatre
    Based on First World War diaries, photographs and letters, this show brings to life the gripping personal accounts of four young men who set sail for the far side of the world.
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