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09 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018

Follow the journey of a slave who finds love and leads a heroic uprising in this brand-new production of Spartacus. See our male dancers at their most powerful in this epic portrayal of passion and rebellion.
Moving Bold
First Nations

Dance Rites

24 - 25 November

Witness the powerful coming together of traditional customs and contemporary culture, with First Nations dancers from around Australia and performers from around the world.
Made in Australia
Contemporary Music

The Breeders

30 November 2018

Led by alt-rock legend Kim Deal, influential indie-rockers The Breeders make their Concert Hall debut featuring the band's definitive line up of Kim's twin sister and vocalist Kelley, bassist Josephine Wiggs and drummer Jim MacPherson.
Electric Nostalgic Exhilarating
Contemporary Music

The Proclaimers

22 May 2019

After their sold-out Opera House debut in 2016, Scotland’s finest Celtic soul brothers The Proclaimers, return to the Concert Hall stage
Memorable Entertaining Uplifting

Julius Caesar

23 Oct 2018 - 25 Nov 2018

Shakespeare’s political masterpiece of intrigue and treachery. Stand witness to the assassination that leads to a life and death struggle for power in the Republic.
Ground breaking Surprising Bold
Contemporary Music

For King & Country

28 Jan 2019

for KING & COUNTRY is comprised of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone and known for their soaring melodies, driving rhythms, theatrical instrumentation and personal themes.

Lano and Woodley: FLY

23 Mar 2019

Australia's favourite comedy double act return to deliver what is being widely recognised as their finest show to date. After 12 years apart, Colin Lane and Frank Woodley bring The Wright Brothers to life with this epic story of the pioneers of flight.
Laugh Out Loud Entertaining Playful
Contemporary Music

Postmodern Jukebox

Mon 7 Oct 2019

To usher in the upcoming Twenty-Twenties, the famed time-twisting musical collective will circumnavigate the globe on their Welcome to the Twenties 2.0 Tour to prepare the world for a new decade—one thatPostmodern Jukebox creator Scott Bradlee hopes will see a return to the style and craftsmanship that typified the music of past generations.
Memorable Bold

Showqueen Spectacular

Sun 16 Dec

Some of Sydney’s greatest cabaret and musical theatre stars come together in a variety show that has been running in Sydney for over 10 years.
Electric Memorable Entertaining
From hypocrisy to absurdity Lawrence Mooney's talk show style cabaret is a satirical take on the state of Australian politics - one killer impersonation at a time. Get tickets for Lawrence Mooney: An Evening with Malcolm now.
Laugh Out Loud Satirical Political
Classical Music

Daniel Barenboim conducting Staatskapelle Berlin

25 Nov 2018 - 27 Nov 2018

The renowned maestro and his legendary orchestra celebrate the Romantic greats in this Australian exclusive performance.
Australian Exclusive Romantic Inspiring
Contemporary Music

Hear Me Roar

13 Dec 2018 - 14 Dec 2018

Featuring the work of the world’s best female singer/songwriters including Aretha Franklin, Carole King, Dolly Parton, Adele and more. This brand new show takes inspiration from Helen Reddy’s legendary lyric to create a night that celebrates iconic women in music.
Nostalgic Memorable Entertaining

A Cheery Soul

05 Nov 2018 - 15 Dec 2018

This iconic masterpiece by Nobel Laureate Patrick White is a poignant, surreal reflection of suburban Australia, exploring the meaning of morality, mortality and the need for belonging.
Cult favourite Moving Memorable
Contemporary Music

Panda Bear

12 Dec 2018

Animal Collective co-founder Noah Lennox solo side project aka Panda Bear, makes his highly anticipated Australian and Opera House debut in the intimate surrounds of the Joan Sutherland Theatre this December.
Electric Memorable
Classical Music

Tognetti's Beethoven

18 Nov 2018

For their climatic finale to the 2018 Season, Richard Tognetti and the ACO present an unmissable music event featuring Beethoven’s monumental Violin Concerto and Fifth Symphony.
Crowd pleaser Electric Entertaining
Contemporary Music

John Butler Trio and Missy Higgins

14 Feb 2019 - 15 Feb 2019

Two of the most authentic and loved figures in Australian music, John Butler Trio and Missy Higgins take to the iconic steps of Sydney Opera House this summer to deliver new and old favourites for an unmissable double-bill that’s sure to make music history.
Big moment Heart Warming Nostalgic