1. Neil Diamond
He might be in his 70s, but he’s still a spectacular performer. See for yourself at his Swan Valley show. Sandalford Estate, November 14.
Cirque du Soleil tackles the theme of the evolution of man, with all its usual acrobatic flair. Belmont Racecourse, July 31-September 20.
3. Blithe Spirit
The Black Swan Theatre Company presents Noel Coward’s supernatural classic. State Theatre Centre, July 18-August 9.
4. Joan Baez
The queen of folk music brings her legendary talent to Perth. Perth Concert Hall, September 30.
5. The Marriage of Figaro
The WA Opera takes on Mozart’s classic comedy. His Majesty’s Theatre, until July 25.
The WA and Queensland ballets present an unusual love story. His Majesty’s Theatre, September 11-26.
7. Dirty Dancing
The stage version of this classic 80s flick has been a hit all around the globe. Crown Theatre, August 2-30.
8. I Fagiolini
A cappella that makes Renaissance music accessible to the masses? You’d better believe it. Perth Concert Hall, August 3.
9. Cinefest Oz
Australia’s answer to the St Tropez Film Festival – expect red-carpet events and gala style. Various locations, August 26-30.
10. The Sleeping Beauty
This fairytale from the Australian Ballet features one of ballet’s most complex sequences. Crown Theatre, October 7-10.