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Rigoletto

06 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018

At the Duke’s infamous parties, one man’s words light the darkness with a sinister glitter. Get tickets now.
Moving Bold Engaging
Contemporary Music

Skepta

27 Sep 2018

One of the most ground-breaking MCs of the decade, Joseph Junior Adenuga aka Skepta makes his Sydney Opera House debut this September, the first grime artist ever to bring his signature bass-heavy bravado and menacing beats to the Concert Hall stage.
Electric Energising Memorable
Dance

The Tap Pack

17 Oct 2018 - 04 Nov 2018

Inspired by the kings of swing: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr, The Tap Pack are bringing a new, exhilarating energy to a timeless style. Get tickets for The Tap Pack now.
Crowd pleaser Entertaining Playful
Theatre

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
Opera

Aida

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

Maureen Dowd

1pm, Sun 2 Sept 2018

As America’s best-known female newspaper columnist, Maureen Dowd has covered four presidential campaigns, and brings an astute take on contemporary American politics and its leaders.
Comedy

Celia Pacquola

10 Aug 2018 - 19 Aug 2018

A multi-award winning performer, it is Celia Pacquola’s ability as a writer that makes her stand up so damn good. Sharp, frank, honest, deft and smart as hell. Get tickets for Celia Pacquola now.
Laugh Out Loud Entertaining 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
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
Contemporary Music

Camp Cope

25 July 2018

Following a sold out national tour, the Melbourne power trio celebrate their fearless second album in one of their only Sydney performances for the year.
Moving Memorable Invigorating
Musical Theatre

Sons of Sun – Elvis, Jerry Lee, Johnny and Me

07 Sep 2018 - 08 Sep 2018

This rock and roll play tells the story of Sun Records, Memphis and the musicians who started their careers there.
Moving Memorable Uplifting
Classical Music

A Place in my Soul

28 July 2018

Sydney’s Hourglass Ensemble perform Mozart’s magical Kegelstatt trio, and premieres of sublime, graceful, meditative Australian chamber music and song cycles with woodwind, strings, and piano
Energising Compelling Intimate
Classical Music

Pictures at an Exhibition

18 Jul 2018 - 21 Jul 2018

Exhilarating music from two Russian masters and the Australian premiere of a new American violin concerto.
Moving Bold Uplifting
Theatre

Horror

29 Aug 2018 - 02 Sep 2018

An imaginative tribute to the horror movie genre, HORROR will draw you into a dark world of tragic family history using illusions, acrobatics and mime to create theatre magic that’ll make you shiver.
Australian premiere Blood pumping Mind expanding
Contemporary Music

Count Basie Orchestra

2 August

The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra together with special guest vocalist Carmen Bradford present a very special tribute to the great Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong.
Memorable Entertaining Delightful
Native Tongue is a raw and intimate performance by Mojo Juju and her band. Sharing stories and songs from her soon to be released album - it’s honest, emotional, straight from the heart. Get tickets for Mojo Juju: Native Tongue now.
Inspiring Political