Hannah Gadsby’s upcoming national tour will be a phone-free experience. Use of mobile phones, smart watches, smart accessories, cameras or recording devices will not be permitted in the Concert Hall auditorium.
Upon arrival at the venue, all phones and smart watches can be placed on either "silent" or "vibrate" and will be secured in Yondr pouches that will be opened at the end of the event. Guests maintain possession of their phones at all times, and can access their phones at designated phone use areas in the foyers of the venue. All phones will be re-secured in Yondr pouches before returning to the performance space. Anyone using a mobile phone during the performance will be escorted out of the venue. We appreciate your cooperation in creating a phone-free experience.
*Please note the phone-free policy prior to purchase.* Upon arrival at the venue, all phones and smart watches will be secured in Yondr pouches that will be opened at the end of the event. Guests maintain possession of their phones at all times. See below for further information.
A maximum of four (4) tickets per customer are available for purchase. This maximum applies across all performances. Tickets purchased in excess of prescribed limits may be cancelled without notice.
Prices correct at the time of publication and subject to change without notice. Exact prices will be displayed with seat selection.
The only authorised agency for this event is Sydney Opera House. For more information about Authorised Agencies, see the FAQ below.
Hannah Gadsby’s tenth solo show was Nanette. It did alright.
Nanette played around Australia and the UK for eighteen months, taking out the top prizes at the Melbourne and Edinburgh festivals before sitting down in New York in Spring 2018 and dropping a Netflix special that summer that won her a Peabody Award and started a global conversation that continues today.
While Nanette was a random barista, Douglas is a very specific dog, and the only thing they have in common is they’ve inspired Hannah to put pen to paper and turn out a show you couldn’t possibly expect. Hannah found her voice with Nanette and with Douglas she plans to use it. The stand-up stage has been Hannah’s home for more than a decade, and the last couple of years have given her a few very new ideas to think and talk about in her brand new show.
Winner of the 2019 Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer.
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Use of mobile phones, smart watches, smart accessories, cameras or recording devices will not be permitted in the auditorium. Anyone seen using a mobile phone or similar device during the show will be escorted out of the venue. We appreciate your cooperation in creating a phone-free experience.
This is the show policy, and as a result the Sydney Opera House cannot allow entry to any guests with mobile phones or smart watches if they are not secured in a Yondr pouches. This condition of entry is included on the website, ticket conditions and in pre-show communications.
The only authorised agency for this event is Sydney Opera House.
Only tickets purchased by authorised agencies should be considered reliable.
The Sydney Opera House is the only authorised ticket seller for Events at the Sydney Opera House, unless we specify on our website that there are other authorised ticket sellers for a specific event.
If you purchase tickets from Ticketmaster Resale, Viagogo, Ticketbis, eBay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia or any other unauthorised seller you risk that these tickets are fake, void or have previously been cancelled.
It’s a great idea to arrive early, relax and soak up the atmosphere.
If you are collecting your tickets from the Box Office, we recommend doing this at least 30 minutes before the event starts. If you have already received your tickets, aim to arrive at least 15 minutes before the event. This should allow enough time for the mandatory visual inspections and/or cloaking of bags and personal belongings by Opera House security staff before entering the venue and finding your seats.
We recommend leaving all large bags at home, any bags larger than an A4 piece of paper is required to be checked into the Cloak Room.
If you are late, we will seat you as soon as possible, but please be aware that some events have lock out periods. In these cases, latecomers will be admitted at a suitable break in the performance. On occasions this may not be until the interval, or at all where there is no interval. Details of our right to refuse admission can be found in our General Terms and Conditions for Tickets and Events.
You can catch public transport (bus, train, ferry) to Circular Quay and enjoy a 6 min walk to the Opera House. If you’re getting dropped off in a car head to the roundabout at the bottom Macquarie Street where staff will direct you to a safe place to pull over.
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Yondr is a system used to store your digital device as you enter the auditorium. Your phone is placed on vibrate or silent, and sealed in a pouch that you keep with you at all times. You can access your device by leaving the performance and having your Yondr pouch released in the foyer.
Patrons can set their phone to vibrate prior to locking their phone in a Yondr pouch. They will be able to feel the phone vibrate through the Yondr pouch and may use their phone throughout the night at designated phone use areas in the foyers of the venue.
Should an emergency occur, all patrons are asked to follow the instructions of Opera House staff, who are trained to implement safety and emergency procedures when and if required. Once outside, Yondr staff will have hand-held unlocking devices to release your belongings.
All ticketholders must present their bags and personal belongings for visual inspection or x-ray screening by Sydney Opera House security staff before entering the venue as a safety precaution and condition of entry. Valid photo ID must be presented to purchase a drink from the theatre bar.
To avoid delays, please leave anything larger than an A4 sheet of paper at home.
Larger items – including handbags bigger than A4-size, backpacks, umbrellas, suitcases and prams – are not permitted inside the venues and must be cloaked.
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