From 6 – 28 August 2021, Vivid LIVE at the Sydney Opera House will welcome some of the most ambitious and innovative artists to the nation's most famous stages in a contemporary music takeover. Presale opens 12pm Wednesday 26 May, sign-up for presale access now!
22 Jul 2021 - 15 Aug 2021
Based on the cult-classic John Waters film, Cry-Baby The Musical follows star-crossed lovers in a rock n roll romance of hilariously absurd proportions. Drenched in pastel-coloured glamour and classism of the 1950s, Cry-Baby is a provocative satirical comedy exploring beauty myths and the nuclear family in a unique, strange and totally endearing musical.
19 Aug 2021 - 20 Aug 2021
Get ready for a raucous night at Vivid LIVE as Cosmo’s Midnight leads a massive local lineup in celebration of 10 years of innovative label Astral People.
22 Jun 2021 - 13 Aug 2021
This is a story of a love so strong it defies enemy lines. This is a story of a kingdom in triumph and a nation in chains. This is a story of betrayal.
10 Jun 2021 - 10 Jul 2021
Bangarra Dance Theatre presents SandSong: Stories from the Great Sandy Desert. Under the vast Kimberley sky, the red pindan dust stretches across the desert homelands of the Walmajarri, where the ancient knowledge of People and of Country is preserved through Songlines that have endured for hundreds of generations.
07 Oct 2021 - 14 Nov 2021
Lead by the divine Marcia Hines alongside a dazzling array of acrobats, aerialists and vocalists, prepare a euphoric dose of disco fever and a touch of glitter - not to mention an epic disco soundtrack that will have you boogying all the way to wonderland in your seat.
From Beethoven’s revolutionary sonatas to new music by First Nations composers and the next generation of cutting-edge chamber musicians, Utzon Music 2021 features some of the country’s most dazzling home-grown musicians up-close and personal.
Kids & Families
29 Jun 2021 - 10 Jul 2021
Can you help a friend home? Combining old school whimsy with state of the art technology, ZOOOM is an enchanting story of a child, unable to sleep, who finds a lost star.
This winter as part of Sydney Solstice, join us as we transform the Opera House's Mounumental Steps with live contemporary and classical music performances, and poetry readings in celebration of the nightly First Nations sails lighting Badu Gili.
Tours from Thursday to Monday
Venture under the sails and into the heart of Australia’s greatest building on a Sydney Opera House Tour.