10 - 27 August 2017


Ahead of the full program release on 21 June, we've put six shows on sale to give you a taste of what to expect at the Festival this year. 


Three stand-out shows will be taking over the Darwin Entertainment Centre during the Festival. With incredible costumes and clever set design, Opera Australia’s take on Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro follows the madcap farce of a...

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The 2017 Darwin Festival runs from 10 to 27 August.


The Northern Territory Government has reinstated our core funding to $1 million per annum, ensuring that future festivals will go on. Hooray!