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SIX

DIVORCED. BEHEADED. LIVE.

Re-introducing the six wives of Henry VIII - six rebellious heroines take to the mic to remix over 500 years of history and heartbreak in a celebration of girl power. The global pop musical phenomenon has arrived, and has Sydney audiences losing their heads and screaming for more!

In the Studio | Contemporary Performance

COVID-safe and event information

The health, safety and wellbeing of everyone at the Opera House is our priority. When you return to the Opera House, you will notice some important changes that have been implemented to keep the community safe, which are regularly reviewed and updated in consideration of the Public Health Order prevailing at the time. Please follow our conditions of entry at all times:

  • Face masks are strongly recommended for all patrons while inside our theatres and foyers, including during the performance. Please bring your own mask;
  • As you move around the Opera House, practise physical distancing (1.5 metres whenever possible) and follow the guidance provided by our staff and signage; and
  • Within venues, always take your allocated seat.

Please refer to our updated General Terms and Conditions for Tickets and Attendance at Events for detailed information about our ticketing policies. These conditions may change between the time of purchase and the event date. Ticketholders will be contacted directly regarding any changes to their event.

Please check our plan your visit page prior to attending the Opera House for the most up-to-date information.

Pre-sale and on-sale information

Sydney Opera House Insiders pre-sale: 9am, Tuesday 5 October 2021
SIX Waitlist pre-sale: 12pm, Tuesday 5 October 2021
What’s On pre-sale: 9am, Wednesday 6 October 2021
TIX pre-sale: 10am, Thursday 7 October 2021

General Public on sale: 9am, Friday 8 October 2021

Season runs from Sunday 19 December 2021 to Saturday 2 April 2022

Sunday, 19 December 2021 7.30pm (Preview)
Tuesday, 21 December 2021 7:30pm (Preview)
Wednesday, 22 December 2021 7:30pm (Preview)
Thursday, 23 December 2021 7.30pm 
Friday, 24 December 2021 2:30pm
Sunday, 26 December 2021 3:00pm [CANCELLED – all tickets now valid for Saturday, 12 March 2022 6:00pm]
Sunday, 26 December 2021 6:00pm [CANCELLED – all tickets now valid for Saturday, 12 March 2022 8:45pm]
Tuesday, 28 December 2021 7:30pm
Wednesday, 29 December 2021 6:00pm & 8:45pm 
Saturday, 1 January 2022 6.00pm & 8.45pm
Sunday, 2 January 2022 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Tuesday, 4 January 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 5 January 2022 7:30pm
Thursday, 6 January 2022 7:30pm
Friday, 7 January 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday, 8 January 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Sunday, 9 January 2022 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Tuesday, 11 January 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 12 January 2022 7:30pm
Thursday, 13 January 2022 7:30pm
Friday, 14 January 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday, 15 January 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Sunday, 16 January 2022 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 19 January 2022 7:30pm
Thursday, 20 January 2022 7:30pm
Friday, 21 January 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday, 22 January 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Sunday, 23 January 2022 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Tuesday, 25 January 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 26 January 2022 7.30pm 
Thursday, 27 January 2022 7.30pm
Friday, 28 January 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday, 29 January 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Sunday, 30 January 2022 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Tuesday, 1 February 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 2 February 2022 7:30pm
Thursday, 3 February 2022 7:30pm
Friday, 4 February 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday, 5 February 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Sunday, 6 February 2022 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Tuesday, 8 February 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 9 February 2022 7:30pm
Thursday, 10 February 2022 7:30pm
Friday, 11 February 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday, 12 February 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Sunday, 13 February 2022 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Tuesday, 15 February 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 16 February 2022 7:30pm
Thursday, 17 February 2022 7:30pm
Friday, 18 February 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday, 19 February 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Sunday, 20 February 2022 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 23 February 2022 7:30pm
Thursday, 24 February 2022 7:30pm
Friday, 25 February 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday, 26 February 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Sunday, 27 February 2022 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Tuesday, 1 March 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 2 March 2022 7.30pm
Thursday, 3 March 2022 7.30pm
Friday, 4 March 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday, 5 March 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Sunday, 6 March 2022 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Tuesday, 8 March 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 9 March 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Thursday, 10 March 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Friday, 11 March 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday 12 March 2022 6:00pm & 8.45pm

Tuesday, 15 March 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 16 March 2022 7:30pm
Thursday, 17 March 2022 7:30pm
Friday, 18 March 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday, 19 March 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Sunday, 20 March 2022 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Tuesday, 22 March 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 23 March 2022 7:30pm
Thursday, 24 March 2022 7:30pm
Friday, 25 March 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday, 26 March 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Sunday, 27 March 2022 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Tuesday, 29 March 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday, 30 March 2022 6:00pm - AUSLAN INTERPRETED & 8:45pm
Thursday, 31 March 2022 7:30pm
Friday, 1 April 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm
Saturday, 2 April 2022 6:00pm & 8:45pm

Standard tickets from $49 - $145 | $8.50 Booking Fee applies per transaction

Preview Performances

Ticket Description & price
Premium  $119
A Reserve
$79
B Reserve  $59
C Reserve  $49

Friday and Saturday Performances

Ticket Description & price
Premium  $145
A Reserve
$99
B Reserve  $69
C Reserve  $59

Sunday to Thursday Performances

Ticket Description & price
Premium  $135 or $119 for groups 6+*
A Reserve
$89
B Reserve  $59
C Reserve  $49

*Group bookings are only available for Sunday - Thursday performances. To make a group booking please call +61 2 9250 7700 

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. 

The only authorised agency for this event is Sydney Opera House. For more information about Authorised Agencies, see the FAQ below.

This show runs approximately 75 minutes, with no interval.  Lock out periods apply

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

In English | Wheelchair accessible | Audio loop available  | Auslan Interpreted sessions available

Wednesday, 30 March at 6pm is an Auslan interpreted performances.

Auslan interpretation service is provided for audiences who are deaf and use Australian Sign Language (Auslan). Experienced Auslan interpreters stand to the side of the stage and translate what the speakers are saying into Auslan. A block of seats is reserved for users of this service to ensure a good view of the interpreter and the stage.

Bookings for accessibility performances are available via phone on (02) 9250 7777 or via email bookings@sydneyoperahouse.com.  

Find out more about accessibility at Sydney Opera House.

Recommended for ages 10+ This production uses strobe effects, theatrical haze and loud music.

Recommended for ages 10+. Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied at all times. All patrons irrespective of age must hold a valid ticket.
This production uses strobe effects, theatrical haze and loud music. 

★★★★★
“Kick-ass musical about Henry VIII’s wives channels its inner Beyoncé”

The Evening Standard, London

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SIX has enchanted a new generation of musical theatre fans with its pop homages and progressive take on Tudor history.

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IT’S TIME FOR A REBELLIOUS RECLAMATION

Only famous as the wives of Henry VIII? Not anymore! It’s time for these Tudor Queens turned Pop Princesses to reunite on our stage to tell their story, their way, in a 21st century girl-group spectacular.

SIX takes court in Sydney after a sell-out season in 2020. With its witty lyrics and tight harmonies inspired by modern day pop queens including Beyoncé, Adele, Rihanna and Ariana Grande, this electrifying pop concert musical has the audience losing their heads and screaming for more. Think you know Tudor history? Think again.

Presented by Sydney Opera House in association with Louise Withers, Michael Coppel and Linda Bewick.
By arrangement with Kenny Wax, Wendy & Andy Barnes and George Stiles.

★★★★★

“75 minutes of exhilarating entertainment from 6 killer queens!”

Daily Express

Meet the Queens

Phoenix Jackson Mendoza 
ARAGON

Phoenix (she/her) is thrilled to be joining the Australian cast of SIX. Phoenix made her musical theatre debut in the 2017 Australian Premiere of American Idiot (shake and stir) as Ensemble/cover Whatsername. Other theatrical credits include: The Boy from Oz as Gabrielle/Linelle (The Production Company), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Gordon Frost Organisation) as Ensemble/cover Violet and Bring It On (David Venn Enterprises) as Ensemble/cover Danielle and Nautica.

Phoenix recently made her television debut in Netflix and Channel Ten’s Dive Club (Steve Jaggi Productions) as Camille and later starred in the ABC’s first season of Stories from Oz.

Phoenix began training as a child at the Barbara Lynch Dance Studio and Sharon Lawrence Academy of Dance. She was taught to sing by her mother and grandfather, Rebecca and Noel Mendoza. Phoenix also studied the Musical Theatre Foundations Program at the Victorian College of the Arts.

Elenoa Rokobaro playing the role of Joanne

Kala Gare
BOLEYN

Kala (she/her) is a talented up-and-coming performer whose work encompasses the music, musical theatre and screen industries. Kala was cast as Anne Boleyn in the Australian Premiere of SIX the Musical and is overjoyed to be reprising her role!

Kala obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Theatre at the Victorian College of the Arts where she was awarded the Lionel Gell Scholarship for Music Theatre.

Her theatre credits include: Sophie De Palma in Terrence McNally’s Masterclass; Maureen in Rent; Olivia in Twelfth Night; Anastasia Steele in 50 Shades!; Alice/Ensemble in Thoroughly Modern Millie and Alice in the Steve Martin and Edie Brickell musical Bright Star.

Kala is also a classically trained musician with a Diploma in Classical Piano. Her Musical Director credits include: Songs for Swingin’ Lovers! and Legally Blonde Junior and she has performed her original music to sell-out audiences in Melbourne.

Most recently, Kala was involved in the creative developments of two new Australian works: Orlando the Musical and WAGs.

Kala is represented by the team at Mark Gogoll Enterprises and is a proud member of MEAA.

Robert Tripolino playing the role of Roger

Loren Hunter
SEYMOUR

Loren Hunter (she/her) is thrilled to be reprising the role of Jane Seymour from the critically acclaimed Australian Premiere production of SIX the Musical. 

Loren’s many other notable stage roles include: Jean in the Australian Premiere of American Psycho for Hayes Theatre, (directed by Alexander Berlage); Evelyn May Murphy in the world premiere of the musical Evie May for Hayes Theatre, (directed by Kate Champion) for which Loren was nominated for the Judith Johnson Best Actress in a Musical award; Liza Minelli in The Boy from Oz for The Production Company; Elphaba for the Free-Rain Theatre Company’s production of Wicked (directed by Shaun Rennie); Mimi in the Highway Production’s production of Rent; Ensemble for The Production Company’s Dusty (directed by Jason Langley); Liz Holt, Vanessa Cronin and Fran cover in the stage debut of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical; as well as an ensemble role in the stage show King Kong.

Loren is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), where she was awarded the Finlay Award for Music Theatre.

Callum Francis playing the role of Collins

Kiana Daniele
CLEVES

Kiana (she/her) completed one year of Music Theatre training at Showfit under the direction of Ian and Leanne White, Mathew Frank and Scott Johnson before being accepted into the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre) at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA).

Kiana made her professional debut in The Boy from Oz with The Production Company (directed by Jason Langley) in 2018. That same year she also performed in StageArt’s production of Nine (directed by Michael Ralph) as part of the ensemble (understudy Sarraghina).

In 2019, Kiana landed the role of Baby in Dirty Dancing presented by Immersive Cinema, where she performed for crowds of 5000 at Flemington Racecourse (Melbourne) and The Domain (Sydney). Kiana performed a guest role in the Seven Studios series Secret Bridesmaids Business (directed by Brendan Maher).

During 2021, she joined the cast of Victorian Opera’s The Who’s Tommy to be presented at the Palais Theatre, performances were then unfortunately postponed due to Covid-19. Kiana is over the moon to be joining the Queens in SIX in 2021, after opening the show at the Sydney Opera House in 2020.

Kiana is proudly represented by Ian White Management.

Elenoa Rokobaro playing the role of Joanne

Chelsea Dawson 
HOWARD

Chelsea Dawson (she/her), born and raised in Brisbane, is a proud recent graduate from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University’s Bachelor of Musical Theatre. While studying, Chelsea had great delight in performing in productions such as Les Misérables (directed by Alister Smith), The Drowsy Chaperone (directed by Penny Farrow) and Elegies: A Song Cycle (directed by Jason Langley).

Before her time at QCGU, Chelsea trained with ROCKIT Productions and worked with shake and stir Theatre Co in their 2018 season of Much Ado About Nothing as Beatrice. In 2021, Chelsea made her professional debut in GFO’s production of Shrek The Musical as the Wicked Witch and was also a part of Serpentine Arts Company’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Chelsea is thrilled to bring the role of Katherine Howard to the stage and to be part of the Queendom. Chelsea is proud to be represented by Hansen Management.

Robert Tripolino playing the role of Roger

Vidya Makan
PARR

Vidya Makan (she/her) is a critically acclaimed actor, singer and composer/lyricist and is extremely excited to be back performing as Catherine Parr in SIX. Through 2021, Vidya played KT/Meg in Merrily We Roll Along (Hayes Theatre) and Papa Ge in Once On This Island (Altitude Theatre). Vidya is currently working in collaboration with Sonya Suares on her original musical The Lucky Country, in conjunction with Hayes Theatre. Vidya is also the inaugural recipient of the NSW Musical Theatre Fellowship with Tasnim Hossain and Jonathan Ware, through which they are writing a new musical about South Asian families in suburban Australia. In 2020, Vidya directed, produced and wrote the Green Room award nominated song “I Need You To See Me”; a call to the entertainment industry for visibility and inclusion of minority voices. Vidya was nominated for Best Performance in a Leading role for her portrayal of Dot/Marie in Sunday In The Park With George (Watch This). Her other credits include Romeo and Juliet (Australian Shakespeare Company), American Idiot (shake and stir), Air Race (Arena Theatre Company), Merrily We Roll Along (Watch This) and Memphis (StageArt). Vidya is a proud graduate of Griffith University’s Queensland Conservatorium’s Bachelor of Musical Theatre and is proudly represented by Ian White Management.

Callum Francis playing the role of Collins

Chiara Assetta
DANCE CAPTAIN / SWING

Chiara Assetta (she/her) trained at Glenda Yee School of Dance and went on to graduate from ED5 International with a Diploma in Performing Arts. Chiara’s professional credits include the role of Teresita in Handa Opera Australia’s West Side Story on Sydney Harbour and Siblingship, the cabaret she co-created and performed in alongside her brother Daniel. She has also played Brian in Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman’s Good Omens (Squabbalogic), the Bride of Frankenstein, Hip and Hop in Universal Monsters Live (Universal Studios Japan) and a Frog Choir vocalist in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (Universal Studios Japan). Chiara originated the choreography for the Australian production of The Dismissal. The Broadway World Australia Awards also named Siblingship, which Chiara co-created and choreographed, Best Cabaret in 2020. On screen, Chiara’s credits include Dance Academy and So You Think You Can Dance Australia as well as campaigns for brands such as Lynx. As a vocalist, she has performed the national anthem for the opening of Bankwest Stadium and backing vocals for Delta Goodrem on The Voice and The Footy Show.

Elenoa Rokobaro playing the role of Joanne

Karis Oka
SWING

Karis (she/her) studied at Centrestage Performing Arts (Showfit) in 2016 before commencing training at Victorian College of the Arts, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre) in 2019. She was a featured vocalist in Woodstock: 50th Anniversary as a part of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival in 2019, as well as in Morning Melodies (directed by Jayde Kirchert), which was presented by the Arts Centre Melbourne. Shortly upon graduating university she made her debut at the Sydney Opera House as a Swing in the first Australian cast of SIX. In 2020, she was a semi-finalist in the inaugural Artists of Colour Initiative before returning to the stage in Yve Blake's critically acclaimed Fangirls (Belvoir) 2021, in the principal role of Edna.

Robert Tripolino playing the role of Roger

Shannen Alyce Quan
SWING

Shannen (she/they) graduated from WAAPA in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre). Upon graduating she played the role of Natalie in Next to Normal (Black Swan State Theatre Company) for which they won two Performing Arts WA Awards – for Best Actor and Best Newcomer. Most recently they appeared in Yve Blake’s Fangirls (Belvoir) covering the roles of Edna, Jules, Brianna and Caroline. She has been fortunate enough to have worked on several other new Australian works, including playing Kelly in The Gathering (Vic Theatre), Seela in Post: A New Musical (Something Blue Productions) and Maia in Matthew Robinson’s Atlantis. Other theatre credits include: Wendla in Spring Awakening (CPCA), and Swing and understudy Cynthia in Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Michael Cassel Group). Shannen was a Swing in the original Australian cast of SIX and is thrilled to be returning on stage.


*The right is reserved to add, withdraw or substitute cast as necessary

★★★★★
“A beacon of hope for the future of British musicals…a royal treat”

The Telegraph, London

Original Creative Team

Created by: Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss
Directors: Lucy Moss & Jamie Armitage
Choreographer: Carrie-Anne Ingrouille
Set Designer: Emma Bailey
Costume Designer: Gabriella Slade
Lighting Designer: Tim Deiling
Sound Designer: Paul Gatehouse
Orchestrator: Tom Curran
Musical Supervisor: Joe Beighton

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Ticket + SIX the Musical cocktail or mocktail

Add a drinks voucher to your purchase and redeem it at the Western Foyer bars inside the Opera House. See drinks menu below. Please note: drinks cannot be brought into the theatre.

2022 Ticket + Prepaid Food and Beverage

Add a drinks voucher or food voucher to your purchase for a 2022 show and redeem it at any of the foyer bars inside the Opera House. Please note: food and drinks cannot be brought into the theatre.

Ticket + Tour & Dine

Attend a performance, enjoy a meal at Opera Kitchen, and take a guided Sydney Opera House Tour. See menu below. Note: the tour may be sold out or unavailable on your selected date. If there is availability, you will select your desired tour time in the following screen. Please check you have the "Tour & Dine" product displayed in your cart before you continue to payment.

Venue Information

Performances are being sold to 100% capacity in line with the NSW Public Health Order. This includes all shows in the Concert Hall, Joan Sutherland Theatre, Studio, Playhouse, Drama Theatre and Utzon Room. Please note that you will be seated directly alongside other ticketholders.

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. Please remember to maintain physical distancing whilst consuming drinks in our foyers.

All Sydney Opera House foyers are pram accessible, with lifts to the main and western foyers. The public lift to all 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 consistent with 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. 

Frequently Asked Questions - COVID-19 Safety Measures

What safety measures have you implemented?

Nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of everyone on site, and we are closely following NSW Health guidelines and advice. The Sydney Opera House is registered as a COVID Safe business with the NSW Government. For detailed information about our COVID-19 safety measures and what’s required of you when visiting, please see our plan your visit page.

What am I required to do as an audience member?

Face masks are strongly recommended for all patrons while inside our theatres and foyers, including during the performance. Please bring your own mask.

As you move around the Opera House, practise physical distancing (1.5 metres whenever possible) and follow the guidance provided by our staff and signage.

Within venues, always take your allocated seat.

For detailed information about our COVID-19 safety measures and what’s required of you, please see our plan your visit page.

Do I need to be vaccinated to visit the Sydney Opera House?

The Sydney Opera House no longer requires patrons to show that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Am I required to wear a mask?

Face masks are strongly recommended for all patrons while inside our theatres and foyers, including during the performance. Please bring your own mask.

How are you managing contact tracing? 

Contact information is required when making a booking with us and upon arrival at the Opera House, as set out in our General Terms and Conditions for Tickets and Attendance at Events and our Customer Privacy Statement.

As the ticket purchaser, you are responsible for recording the contact details of your guests. Contact information will only be used for the purposes of contact tracing, if required, and will be deleted at least 28 days after your event.

Frequently Asked Questions - Performance and Venue

What time do I need to arrive before the event?

Ticket purchases and collection at our Box Office is discouraged and eTicket or postal delivery methods should be used, wherever possible. However, if you are collecting your tickets from the Box Office, we recommend doing this at least 60 minutes before the event starts. If you have already received your tickets, the venue doors will be open 45 minutes pre-show for Joan Sutherland Theatre performances, and 30 minutes pre-show for Western Foyer venue performances. Please take your seats as soon as you arrive. 

If you are late, we will seat you as soon as we can and, where possible, in your allocated seat. However, to reduce movement in the venue as well as minimise disruption to the performance and other patrons, ticketholders may be seated in an allocated latecomer’s seat. 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.

Will there be bag checks, and is cloaking available?

In accordance with our venue security procedures, Opera House security will be scanning and checking bags under the Monumental Stairs, prior to entering the building. Bags will be scanned by an x-ray machine, and staff will wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling your belongings, such as gloves. Cloaking facilities will be open 60 minutes pre-show for Joan Sutherland Theatre performances, and 60 minutes pre-show for Western Foyer venue performances. However it is strongly encouraged that you travel lightly to minimise contact and queuing. Any bags larger than an A4 piece of paper will need to be checked into the Cloak Room.

Can my baby sit on my lap?

Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied at all times. Babies aged 0-2 years old at the time of a performance may be seated on an adult’s lap. Children 2 years and older will need to hold a standard ticket.

Does my child need to wear a face mask?

Children under the age of 12 are not required to wear a face mask.

Who are the authorised ticket sellers for this event? 

The authorised agency for this event is the Sydney Opera House.

Only tickets purchased by authorised agencies should be considered reliable. If you purchase tickets from a non-authorised agency such as 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. RESALE RESTRICTION APPLIES. For more details, please refer to our General Terms and Conditions for Tickets and Attendance at Events.

What if I can't come to my performance?

Please contact Box Office on 9250 7777 as soon as possible to advise if you can no longer attend. If you can no longer attend because you are unwell, or have been in contact with someone displaying COVID-19 symptoms, the Opera House has introduced flexible ticketing options to help you, find out more information here.

Will there be food and beverages available for purchase in the venue?

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.

The venue doors will be open 45 minutes pre-show for Joan Sutherland Theatre performances, and 30 minutes pre-show for Western Foyer venue performances.

Please bring a credit or debit card for any on site purchases to enable contactless payment. You’re welcome to bring your own water bottle but no other food and drinks are permitted inside our venues. Opera Bar, Opera Kitchen and Portside are also available for you to enjoy.

Will there be pram parking at kids performances?

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 consistent with COVID-safe rules.

Will my experience be impacted by the Opera House's Renewal works?

In February 2020, the Opera House began major Concert Hall renewal works to transform the world-famous venue for 21st century performances. You can find out more here.

While the Concert Hall is closed, the rest of Opera House will remain open and vibrant, with unmissable performances and experiences across all other venues and the wider precinct.

Guests may experience some noise in foyers and theatres but we are working hard to minimise disruption associated with these important works.

Can I smoke at the Opera House?

  • The health, safety and wellbeing of everyone at the Sydney Opera House is our top priority. In line with this commitment, the Opera House will become a smoke-free site from Saturday 1 January 2022.
  • By becoming a smoke-free site, the Opera House seeks to reduce exposure to harmful second-hand smoke, as well as minimise the impact of smoking on the environment, including litter and pollution of the surrounding marine environment. 

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