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Contemporary Music

Ice Cube

25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018

In his only Australian shows, rap icon, founding member of N.W.A., producer and actor Ice Cube brings his legendary live set exclusively to Vivid LIVE.
Contemporary Music


29 May 2018

Following two fever-pitch mixtapes of woozy R 'n' B, the mysterious trap soul heartbreaker finally makes her roof-shaking Australian debut at Vivid LIVE.
Contemporary Music

Cat Power Moon Pix 20th Anniversary

31 May 2018

Marking 20 years since its release, acclaimed US indie-folk singer/songwriter Cat Power returns to the Sydney Opera House performing her seminal 1998 album Moon Pix for the first time in-full with original collaborators Jim White and Mick Turner of the Dirty Three, exclusive to Vivid LIVE.
Contemporary Music

Mazzy Star

11 Jun 2018 - 13 Jun 2018

For their long-awaited Australian debut, California’s dream pop darlings Mazzy Star, led by the sparse, longing vocals of Hope Sandoval and the echo-drenched reverb of guitarist Dave Roback, premiere their quintessential sound with full band at Vivid LIVE.
Australian Exclusive Moving Engaging
Contemporary Music


25 Apr 2018 - 26 Apr 2018

Cymru’s rock ambassadors, STEREOPHONICS, will make a welcome return for a run of habitually brilliant shows this April – May, marking their first Australian tour since 2013.
Electric Energising Entertaining

Ballet Preljocaj's Snow White

06 Jun 2018 - 10 Jun 2018

Hailed by audiences and critics for its entrancing choreography and stunning beauty, Ballet Preljocaj’s contemporary retelling of Snow White makes it’s Sydney debut for a strictly limited season. Get tickets for Snow White now.
Electric Inspiring Bold
Kids & Families, 6+ years

Billionaire Boy

14 Apr 2018 - 29 Apr 2018

Joe Spud learns what money can’t buy as David Walliams' bestselling novel comes to life on stage
Heart Warming Playful
Circus & Magic


19 Apr 2018 - 26 Apr 2018

Witness amazing feats of human strength, beauty and resilience in this sensational new circus show.
Compelling Entertaining Exhilarating
Kids & Families, 14+ years


14 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018

Part dance, part poetry. A must see exploration of the modern age.
Laugh Out Loud Entertaining Eye opening
The 2018 Just For Laughs All-Star Gala will feature a stellar lineup to celebrate the Festival’s 8th year anniversary!
Laugh Out Loud Memorable Light Hearted

Master Class

20 Mar 2018 - 08 Apr 2018

The original diva – Maria Callas. The greatest dramatic soprano of her generation. Witness the passion, commitment and the uniqueness of her great talent. Starring Amanda Muggleton.
Moving Nostalgic Reflective

The Children

29 Mar 2018 - 19 May 2018

An acclaimed, gripping and beautiful new drama that feels thrillingly alive with real people and raises profound questions about our choices and our legacy.
Australian premiere Moving Mind expanding
Contemporary Music

Dan Sultan

02 May 2018 - 03 May 2018

Dan Sultan is thrilled to be bringing his KILLER SOLO TOUR to the Sydney Opera House this May.
Australian premiere Inspiring Uplifting
In 2018, Lisa Ono’s 30th anniversary debut, she is bringing the Brazilian music style and invite all the audience to join Lisa’s carnival!
Celebratory Energising Memorable
Newly commissioned by the 21st Biennale of Sydney, Oliver Beer presents an immersive vocal composition, inviting an intimate audience to experience a fleeting revelation of architecture through sound.
Sensory Compelling Intimate

UnWrapped Series

09 May 2018 - 13 May 2018

The first of a curated series staging some of Australia’s best contemporary performance works rarely seen beyond their premiere seasons. Get tickets.