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Arts Around The World: September 2018

Arts Around The World
By Claire Hammond

Take a look at the live events, entertainment, theatre and arts around the world we’ve found for you this month! What’s happening near you? Whether you’re enjoying outdoor festivals and summer sunshine, or keeping warm with winter cabaret festivals, join us to celebrate arts around the world.

September 2018

San Francisco Fringe Festival, USA

The San Francisco Fringe Festival is celebrating 35 years of EXIT Theatre and 27 years of the Fringe Festival! Support Indie Theater by seeing exciting shows, including 84 performances by 21 indie theatre companies over 10 days in September.

Jersey Boys, Sydney, Australia

The international blockbuster musical Jersey Boys will open its Australian tour in September 2018 at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre. The much-applauded musical celebrates the tunes of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, portraying the true story of the American pop band behind smash hits such as Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Walk Like A Man, Bye Bye Baby, Sherry, and Big Girls Don’t Cry — this one is a must-see for music lovers.

Brisbane Festival, Australia

Brisbane Festival is one of Australia’s major international arts festivals. Each September, it explodes across the city with a thrilling program of theatre, music, dance, circus, opera and major public events such as Sunsuper Riverfire.

Dublin Theatre Festival, UK 

The Dublin Theatre Festival features 18 days of live performance, showcasing international productions, engaging and provocative Irish work, theatre for children, as well a series of critical talks, artist development programs and industry events.

The World Festival of Puppet Theatres, Charleville-Mezieres, France

A year before the next big 2019 festival, you’re invited to a preview! Involving shows, an exhibition, a presentation of the future line-up, and an evening of performances, Rendez-vous with the companies Les Anges au Plafond, Elvis Alatac, Gioco Vita (Italy), Cie MĂ©andres, Ensemble C BarrĂ©, the RITP (International Meeting around Paper Theatres) and other surprises.

Vancouver Fringe, Canada

The Vancouver Fringe, part theatre, part party, is a celebration of all kinds of theatre. Produced annually by the Vancouver Fringe Theatre Society over 11 days in September, Fringe artists, audiences, and volunteers are invited to take in live music and performance around town and at the Big Rock Brewery Fringe Bar.

Festival Divadlo, Czech Republic

The International Theatre Festival Divadlo has become the most significant theatre project in the Czech Republic. It is renowned as the most important theatre festival in Central Europe, and has developed an encounter platform for theatre professionals and artists from both European as well as other countries.

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