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How to Catch a Star

Based on the book by international best-selling author Oliver Jeffers, How to Catch a Star is a brand new ACO production which will take you on a journey from awe and wonder, through to perseverance and triumph.

PLEASE NOTE: This event does not take place at Sydney Opera House.

At The Neilson, Pier 2/3 Walsh Bay | View Seat MapAustralian Chamber Orchestra

COVID-safe and event information

  • Audience no longer restricted to vaccinated customers
  • Masks are strongly recommended but not mandatory
  • No check in required

Season runs from Wednesday 28 September to Saturday 8 October

Wednesday 28 September; 10.30am & 12pm
Thursday 29 September; 10.30am & 12pm
Friday 30 September; 10.30am & 12pm
Saturday 1 October; 10.30am, 12pm & 2pm
Sunday 2 October; 10.30am, 12pm & 2pm

Tuesday 4 October; 10.30am & 12pm
Wednesday 5 October; 10.30am & 12pm
Thursday 6 October; 10.30am & 12pm
Friday 7 October; 10.30am & 12pm
Saturday 8 October; 10.30am, 12pm & 2pm

Tickets $35 + $8.50 Booking Fee

Ticket Description & price
Standard Aged 1 year and older
General Admission $35
Babes in Arms Babies under 12 months must hold a valid ticket
General Admission FREE
Group 8+ Groups of 8 or more Standard ticket holders save 20% on this performance. Please call +61 9250 7700 for more information
General Admission $28

Prices correct at the time of publication and subject to change without notice. Exact prices will be displayed with seat selection. Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied at all times

Authorised ticket agencies for this event are Sydney Opera House and Australian Chamber Orchestra. For more information about Authorised Agencies, see the FAQ below.

This event runs for 30 minutes, followed by interactive 'Meet the Musicians' session

Event duration is a guide only and may be subject to change.

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Based on the book by Oliver Jeffers

Once there was a boy and the boy loved stars very much. Every night he watched the stars from his window and wished he had one of his own. One day, he decided he would try to catch a star… but first he had to think of a plan…

Based on the book by international best-selling author Oliver Jeffers, How to Catch a Star is a brand new ACO production which will take you on a journey from awe and wonder, through to perseverance and triumph.

In a stunning adaptation by Sandra Eldridge, Jeffers’ magical tale about reaching for dreams will be brought to life on stage through storytelling and exquisite new music by Elena Kats-Chernin performed by an ACO string quartet. Join us for this enchanting experience that will leave you and your little ones filled with hope and optimism.

Presented by Australian Chamber Orchestra  

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Venue information

The Neilson

Situated on Level 1 of Pier 2/3, 13 Hickson Road, Dawes Point (just opposite the crushed car artwork), the Neilson is an intimate performance space for the ACO on the Pier seating up to 277 people.

Transport options

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Train: 

Drive:   

  • On street metered parking subject to availability in Hickson Road @ up to $6.40 per hour –  https://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/
  • Wilson Parking - Bond One Car Park (entry via 26 Hickson Road)
  • Wilson Parking - Barangaroo Point Car Park (entry via Hickson Road)

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