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Bluey’s Big Play

The Stage Show

Join Bluey, Bingo, Bandit and Chilli in their first live theatre show made just for you with brilliant created puppetry. This is Bluey as you’ve never seen it before, brought to real life!

In the Joan Sutherland Theatre | View Seat Map | Kids

Keeping you safe

  • The Sydney Opera House is registered as a COVID Safe business with the NSW Government.
  • Face masks are strongly recommended for patrons aged 12 years and over while inside our theatres and foyers, including during the performance.
  • As you move around the Opera House, practise physical distancing (1.5 meters whenever possible) and follow the guidance provided by our staff and signage.
  • Within venues, always take your allocated seat.
  • There are new COVID-specific conditions of entry for audiences attending performances, including the digital check in of every person for contact tracing purposes. This includes the circumstances under which you must not attend the Opera House, and what’s required of you when you visit. Please read about them here.
“Bluey speaks with a rare frankness and authenticity not only about the experience of being a child, but also, being a parent.”

The New York Times

This is Bluey’s Big Play! And it’s really for real life!

When Dad feels like a little bit of Sunday arvo time out, Bluey and Bingo have other plans! Join them as they pull out all of the games and ingenuity at their disposal to get Dad off that bean bag.

Bluey's Big Play is a brand-new theatrical adaptation of the Emmy® award-winning children's television series, with an original story by Bluey’s creator Joe Brumm, and new music by Brisbane's Beethoven and Bluey composer, Joff Bush.

Join the Heelers in their first live theatre show created just for you, featuring brilliantly created puppets, this is Bluey as you’ve never seen it before, brought to real life!

Sydney Opera House presents a BBC Studios, Andrew Kay in association with QPAC’s Out of the Box and Windmill Theatre Company production

Director Rose Myers
Written by Joe Brumm
Designer Jonathon Oxlade
Music by Joff Bush
Puppetry Director Jacob Williams

Bluey and Bingo Image: Dan Boud

Venue Information

The Opera House theatres are now being sold to 100% capacity under an exemption by the NSW Government. This includes all performances in the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Studio, Playhouse, Drama Theatre and Utzon Room.

To ensure correct capacities, all people in the theatre must hold a valid ticket. This includes babies aged 0-11 months who can be seated on a parents knee with the purchase of a Babes in Arms ticket ($10). Children 12 months and older will need to hold a standard ticket. 

Our foyers will be open 60 minutes pre-show for Joan Sutherland Theatre performances, and two hours pre-show for Western Foyer venue performances. Refreshments will be available for purchase from our theatre bars, and should be consumed while seated in specific foyer spaces to maintain physical distancing. Drinks purchased at our theatre bars can also be taken into venues for all performances. Please note that unless advised otherwise, theatre bars will not be open during intervals.

All Sydney Opera House foyers are pram accessible, with lifts to the main and western foyers. The public lift to the foyers is accessible from the corridor near the escalators on the Lower Concourse and also in the Western Foyer via the corridor on the Ground Level (at the top of the escalators). Pram parking will be available outside the theatres in the Western Foyer adhering to COVID-safe rules.

Transport options

  • We encourage you to use private transport options to minimise crowding on public transport (in line with NSW Government advice).  
  • The Sydney Opera House Car Park, operated by Wilson Parking, is open and available to use. Wilson Parking offer discounted parking if you book ahead. Please see their website for details.
  • Please check the Transport NSW website for the latest advice and information on travel and COVID-19 safety measures. You can catch public transport (bus, train, ferry) to Circular Quay and enjoy a six min walk to the Opera House. 
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