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Musical Theatre


07 Jun 2018 - 01 Jul 2018

Meet America’s most notorious Assassins in this multi Tony Award-winning showstopper by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman. Get tickets for Assassins now.
Electric Bold Political

Dark Emu

12 Jun 2018 - 14 Jul 2018

Compelling contemporary dance, soul-stirring soundscapes and uniquely Australian stories – Bangarra are a company at the peak of their powers. In superb form after the sold-out season of Bennelong, they return in 2018 with a major new dance work, Dark Emu.
Moving Exhilarating Uplifting
Contemporary Music

Nils Frahm

14 Oct 2018

Following three sold-out performances at the Opera House, the German piano-prodigy returns to bring his latest opus to life in a genre-defying, bass throttling live experience.
Electric Memorable
Classical Music

Verdi’s Requiem

21 Jun 2018 - 25 Jun 2018

Verdi’s awe-inspiring Requiem lends the drama of opera to a deeply personal expression of grief.
Moving Exhilarating Sublime

The Long Forgotten Dream

23 Jul 2018 - 25 Aug 2018

Inspired by true stories of repatriating stolen bones, this play is a sweeping family story that examines four generations of history in a rural Australian community.
International premiere Inspiring Memorable
Talks & Ideas

Fixing Food Festival

14 July 18

A bite-sized food festival turning the tables on fussy fads.
Musical Theatre

Funny Girl - The Musical in Concert

12 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018

The bright lights of Broadway will shine on the Sydney Opera House next July as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents the hit Broadway musical Funny Girl in Concert. Get tickets now.
Nostalgic Entertaining Delightful
Kids & Families,

Junior Adventure Tour

14 Apr 2018 - 08 Oct 2018

Curious minds and adventurous beings uncover mysterious secrets and unusual facts with this jam-packed journey through the Sydney Opera House.
Contemporary Music

George Michael: Listen to your Heart

8 July 2018

Celebrate the maverick popstar, George Michael, in this extra special musical event that takes his iconic hits to a whole new level in full symphonic sound.
Inspiring Bold Entertaining
Kids & Families, 5+ years

Wilde Creatures

07 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018

Bring the family on a fantastic journey filled with storytelling musicians, live music and dash of comedy, based on Oscar Wilde’s best loved tales.
Inspiring Memorable Playful
Kids & Families, 5+ years

The Hunting of the Snark

17 Jul 2018 - 22 Jul 2018

Come on an impossible voyage to find the mythical snark in the wonderful world of Lewis Carroll.
Laugh Out Loud Inspiring Playful


06 Jul 2018 - 07 Jul 2018

Australia’s colonial past and refugee policies are put on trial in this powerful piece of political theatre. Direct from a sold-out season at Sydney Festival 2018, Tribunal is a compelling work not to be missed.
Musical Theatre

Patti LuPone: Don't Monkey with Broadway

23 Jun 2018 - 23 Jun 2018

Patti LuPone explores, through indelible interpretations of classic Broadway show tunes, how her life long love affair with Broadway began.
Insightful Entertaining Exhilarating
Contemporary Music

Both Sides Now

15 Jul 2018

Kate Miller-Heidke, Ella Hooper, Wendy Matthews, Kristin Berardi and Rachel Gaudry come together to express just how much this music legend means to them in Both Sides Now – Celebrating the Songs of Joni Mitchell
Moving Insightful Memorable


18 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

Verdi’s monumental, transcendent music makes Aida a perennial favourite. Immersive, impressive, intimate - this is the future of spectacle on stage. Get tickets now.
International premiere Bold Sensory
Kids & Families, 8+ years

The Great Illusionist

21 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018

Jump into an enchanting tale of a young boy who longs to be an illusionist
Laugh Out Loud Engaging Entertaining