The Australian Theatre Live (ATL) Sydney Festival 2022 Roadshow will be in Parkes on Friday 17 June and Saturday 18 June.

ATL record and distribute popular Australian theatre captures to audiences across the country and the world. They make theatre accessible to arts lovers regardless of location, income or ability. ATL also encourages and promotes theatre companies, playwrights, performers and creative technicians further developing the local live-performance industry.

This cinematic roadshow brings award winning theatre from the stage to the screen with four films guaranteed to entertain all ages and tastes, featuring theatre production, baroque music, dinosaurs dance and acrobatics.

On Friday 17 June, STAY will be screened at 7pm - this film is a hauntingly beautiful blend of music, dance, film, design and dialogue. Part concert, part story, part ceremony - this film tells of the invisible ties that bind us, across country, continents and millenia. The cost to attend this screening is $10 per person.

On Saturday 18 June at 11am, Erth's Prehistoric Picnic will be screened. In this film, Sydney's world-famous dino-recreationists evoke 65 million years ago with their towering three-meter-tall Thunderbirds, against the spectacular backdrop of the Sydney Royal Botanic gardens. Meet the ancient creatures that are remembered in the stories of the first people of our nation. The cost to attend this screening is $5 per person.

On Saturday night, there will be a double feature of The Pulse and Italian Baroque with Circa starting at 5.30pm. These films feature physical theatre, music from the Australian Brandenberg Orchestra and death-defying acrobatics. Cost is $20 per person which will include supper at intermission.

Manager Cultural, Education & Library Services, Kerryn Jones said "All of the films will be screened at the new state of the art, Cooke Park Pavilion in Cooke Park, with tea, coffee and popcorn provided during each film."

To book your tickets, visit Council's website at or visit Council's Facebook page. Alternatively, you can book your tickets by visiting the Parkes Library & Cultural Centre.

"Don’t miss out on this opportunity to view the Best of the Sydney Festival here in Parkes," added Ms Jones.