The Crossing Theatre is Narrabri Shire’s premier entertainment venue! This multi-purpose venue has two cinemas, a café and four event spaces that are all fully licenced. The Crossing Theatre has a large onsite carpark and is easily accessible with a wide ramp running from the carpark to the main entrance

For any enquiries, please contact the Box Office on +61 02 6799 6740 or by email at boxoffice@narrabri.nsw.gov.au

This facility is owned and managed by Narrabri Shire Council.

The Crossing Café

“Due to the Stage 1 restrictions announced by the Prime Minister that came into effect at midday on 23rd March 2020, The Crossing Café will now be operating a takeaway only service. We will still be providing our barista-made coffee, house made cakes and sweets, and lunch menu.
The Crossing Café’s opening hours have also been updated to Monday-Friday 8am-3pm (Lunch 11am-2pm)”

Now Screening

Due to the Stage 1 restrictions announced by the Prime Minister on Monday 23rd March, The Crossing Theatre Cinemas will be shut until further notice.

Upcoming Events

Stars of Narrabri – Dance for Cancer


Postponed until further notice.
Tickets $85
Stars Of Narrabri ‘Dance for Cancer’ is a gala fundraising event for Cancer Council NSW. This is a fun and exciting event for the local community where high profile locals are teamed up with professional dancers in Narrabri, to battle it out on stage!

ADFAS: Phrases and Sayings

Monday 18th May 2020 – Cancelled

Friends Flicks: An Unexpected Love

Thursday 21st May 2020 – Cancelled

ADFAS: Dirt, Dust and Recovery

Monday 15th June 2020 – Cancelled

Friends Flicks: Being There

Thursday 18th June 2020 – Cancelled

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

Postponed until further notice
Tickets from $30
Australia’s favourite comedy convoy is locked, loaded and hitting every corner of the country! Join our diverse line-up of the hottest acts direct from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for a very special show that is sure to tickle everyone’s funny bone. Featuring a cast of Australian stars, talented newcomers and special guest international performers, we’re home-delivering Australia’s largest comedy festival in one jam-packed night of the biggest and best belly laughs you’ll have all year. For more than 20 years the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow has presented an all killer, no filler night of stand-up, sketch, satire, silliness and song across Australia. From Mandurah to Mackay, Devonport to Darwin and 80 destinations in between, this really is a rip-roaring road trip! Coarse language, sexual references and material that may offend. Smoke machine/hazer may be used, recommended for ages 15+

Friends Flicks: Shoplifters

Thursday 9th July 2020 – 6:15pm
(Japan, M, 121mins, in Japanese with English Subtitles)
Film passes from $30
Friends of The Crossing Theatre hosts an art-house film on the third Thursday of every month! Join them at 6:15pm for nibbles before the movie. Shoplifters Synopsis: After robbing a store, a family of shoplifters find a little homeless girl out in the cold. After some trepidation the family decides to taker her under their wing. Despite a life of crime their family is a happy one, that is until an incident unveils a secret that will test them all.

ADFAS: Miss Fisher’s Wardrobe

Monday 13th July 2020 – 6:30pm
$30 entry
The phenomenal success of the Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries has a great deal to do with the aesthetic of the TV show – 1920s Melbourne and a glamourous protagonist! This lecture looks at dress in the 1920s, the designers who were influencing style and developments that were changing the way people thought about clothes. Kate has worked with objects of dress and textiles in museums for almost twenty years in curatorial positions and is Assistant Curator at the Fashion and Textile Museum in Totnes, Devon.

ADFAS: Packing Up the Nation

Monday 17th August 2020 – 6:30pm
$30 entry
This is the gripping and sometimes hilarious story of how a band of heroic curators and eccentric custodians saved Britain’s national heritage during their Darkest Hour. As Hitler’s forces gathered on the other side of the Channel to threaten the UK, men and women from London’s national museums, galleries and archives forged extraordinary plans to evacuate their collections to safety. Dr Caroline Shenton is an archivist and historian. She was formerly Director of the Parliamentary Archives in London.

Friends Flicks: The Nightingale

Thursday 20th August 2020 – 6:15pm
(Australia, MA15+, 136mins, in English)
Film passes from $30
Friends of The Crossing Theatre hosts an art-house film on the third Thursday of every month! Join them at 6:15pm for nibbles before the movie. The Nightingale Synopsis: Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict, chases a British officer through the Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family, She enlists the service of Billy, an Aboriginal tracker, who is also marked by violence

ADFAS: The Amadeus Myth

Monday 14th September 2020 – 6:30pm
$30 entry
In this talk, Sandy examines the perfect storm of circumstances that made this extraordinary era possible. It looks at selected excerpts of Classical elegance at its finest, and considers the remarkable figure of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a musician rightly prized – and mythologised – as one of the greatest ever known. After studying music at Cambridge, and working as music director for the RSC, National Theatre and in London’s West End, Sandy Burnett spent a decade as one of the core team of music presenters on BBC Radio 3.

Friends Flicks: Frantz

Thursday 17th Spetember 2020 – 6:15pm
(France/Germany, PG, 113mins, in French/German with English Subtitles)
Film passes from $30
Friends of The Crossing Theatre hosts an art-house film on the third Thursday of every month! Join them at 6:15pm for nibbles before the movie. Frantz Synopsis: In the aftermath of WWI, a bereft German woman grieves the death of her Fiancé killed in the trenches. The arrival of a mysterious Frenchman, who visits her fiancés grave to lay down flowers, leads to the two becoming close as she learns about his deep friendship with her departed Fiancé Frantz.

Friends Flicks: Ex Machina

Thursday 15th October 2020 – 6:15pm
(USA, MA15+, 108mins, in English)
Film passes from $30
Friends of The Crossing Theatre hosts an art-house film on the third Thursday of every month! Join them at 6:15pm for nibbles before the movie. Ex Machina Synopsis: A young programmer wins a competition to visit the home of the company’s CEO. When he arrives at the remote location, he will have to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a highly advanced humanoid A.I named Av

ADFAS: Repin and the Wanderers

Monday 19th October 2020 – 6:30pm
$30 entry
At the start of the 19th century, Russia was still a newcomer to Europe’s art scene. This lecture talks about the rise of a group of young painters known as the Wanderers who, from the 1860s onwards, forged a new and independent route for modern art. Their leading figure, Ilya Repin, evoked the realities of life through his paintings of people and landscapes. Kathy McLauchlan is a lecturer specialising in 19th Century art history. She is currently a course director at the Victoria & Albert Museum, organising courses and study days on the history of art and design.

Friends Flicks: La Dolce Vita

Thursday 19th November 2020 – 6:15pm
(Italy, M, 174mins, in Italian with English Subtitles)
Film passes from $30
Friends of The Crossing Theatre hosts an art-house film on the third Thursday of every month! Join them at 6:15pm for nibbles before the movie. La Dolce Vita Synopsis: Journalist and man-about-town, Marcello, struggles to find his place in the world. Torn between the allure of Rome’s elite social scene and the stifling domesticity offered by his girlfriend, all the while searching for a way to become a serious writer.

Other Services

Cinema

The Crossing Theatre has two cinemas that operate 7 days a week, with evening sessions offered on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. The larger of the two cinemas has 160 seats and the smaller cinemas has 80. The cinemas are equipped with the latest digital projectors and fully immersive surround sound speakers. These cinemas can also be utilised for conferences and lectures. To compliment the cinemas, The Crossing Theatre also runs a Candy Bar which stocks a variety of popcorn, lollies, chips, chocolates and beverages. Don’t forget to ask our staff about our Candy Bar combos!

Events

The Crossing Theatre has four main event spaces that can accommodate groups from 10 people to 1000 people. We can cater for a variety of types of events including theatre performances, music and dance concerts, eisteddfods, weddings, cocktail evenings, awards shows, gala balls, corporate meetings, exhibitions and conferences. With its large onsite kitchen and fully licenced bar, The Crossing Theatre is prepared for any event! To find out what we can do for you, please contact our Event Coordinator at eventcoordinator@narrabri.nsw.gov.au

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