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On the House

Enter the ballot now for a chance at a $75 gift voucher.

We're making it easier for people who hold an Australian Government Health Care Card to experience a magical performance or inspiring tour at the Sydney Opera House. Card Holders have the chance to go into the draw to receive a $75 gift voucher that can be used on a wide range of shows and tours programed by the Opera House.

After the success of the first round of On the House, we're keeping up the festive spirit and launching a second round ballot with 1000 vouchers available.

Second Round Ballot

The second round ballot is now open. This ballot closes at midnight Sunday 16 December (AEST) and successful applicants will be notified from Thursday 20 December. Each Card Holder is able to enter the draw once and is eligible for one voucher. Successful applicants of the first round ballot may not reapply.  For full terms and conditions of the second ballot click here.

First Round Ballot

The first round ballot has now closed. Successful applicants will be contacted from the week commencing Monday 3 December. For full terms and conditions of this ballot click here.

Browse available shows and tours below.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Sydney Opera House.

The Sydney Opera House’s On the House program is enabled through the generous support of a donor who wishes to remain anonymous.

Australian Government Health Care Card

How it works...

1

Apply to the ballot. Make sure you check the "Opt In" box to recieve the email.

            2

Email a photo of your Australian Government Health Care Card to Bookings@sydneyoperahouse.com. It must match the details of your ballot entry.

3

Check your inbox. Successful applicants will be sent an email from Thursday 20 December.

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You must have a valid Australian Government Health Care Card to apply.

December

Tours and Experiences

Tours on every day

Venture under the sails and into the heart of Australia’s greatest building on a Sydney Opera House Tour.
Kids & Families, Little ones

Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday

06 Dec 2018 - 23 Dec 2018

QUACK! The much loved BBC series Sarah & Duck are flying south for their first visit to the Sydney Opera House!
Inspiring Engaging
First Nations

Radical Son

12 Dec 2018

Effortlessly crossing genres from soul to hip-hop and beyond, Radical Son is a standout vocalist and songwriter like no other.
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 Studio this December.
Electric Memorable
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
Comedy

Kitty Flanagan

15 Dec 2018 - 10 Jan 2019

Following her sold out show at the State Theatre, and five star run at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the legendary Kitty Flanagan returns to Sydney for the ultimate encore performance.
Entertaining Playful Laugh Out Loud
Circus & Magic

The Illusionists

19 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018

Having shattered box office records and dazzled audiences across the globe, the world’s greatest magic show returns to Sydney this summer. Get tickets for The Illusionists now.
Blood pumping Surprising Exhilarating

January

Tours and Experiences

Tours on every day

Venture under the sails and into the heart of Australia’s greatest building on a Sydney Opera House Tour.
Contemporary Music

CHVRCHES

7 Jan 2019

After blowing away festivals around the world, the blistering pop trio bring their seismic stadium-sized show to the Concert Hall stage – get up close for a neon-soaked rave of emotions with CHVRCHES this summer.
Blood pumping Electric
Comedy

Kitty Flanagan

15 Dec 2018 - 10 Jan 2019

Following her sold out show at the State Theatre, and five star run at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the legendary Kitty Flanagan returns to Sydney for the ultimate encore performance.
Entertaining Playful Laugh Out Loud
Kids & Families, Little ones

The 91-Storey Treehouse

03 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019

Explore the nutty world of Andy and Terry’s 91-Storey Treehouse live on stage this summer
Cabaret

Blanc de Blanc Encore

04 Jan 2019 - 09 Mar 2019

Indulge your senses in a new immersive spectacle, as the Studio transforms once more into a hedonistic world of daring acrobatics and beautiful debauchery. Blur the lines between audience and performers - you’re invited to a breathtaking night of lavish laughs and frivolous fun.
Playful Sensual Surprising
First Nations

Tia Gostelow

5 Jan 2019

Emerging indie artist Tia Gostelow performs in the intimate Utzon Room for a night of unforgettable music.
Kids & Families, Little ones

Deadly 60 Down Under

11 Jan 2019 - 12 Jan 2019

Come and be part of the wildest stage fun, with Steve Backshall’s brand new stage show, Deadly 60 Down Under.
Kids & Families, Little ones

Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus

15 Jan 2019 - 25 Jan 2019

Tumble and fly through the magical world of Wolfgang on stage and experience Mozart's irrepressible spirit and vibrant compositions through physical comedy and mischievous antics.
Musical Theatre

In the Heights

16 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019

From America’s hottest new musical mastermind, Lin Manuel Miranda, (Hamilton, Moana) comes this quadruple Tony Award winning, salsa fuelled musical about a vibrant community in Washington Heights. It is the smash hit musical to see in Sydney this summer. Get tickets to In The Heights now.
Electric Exhilarating Uplifting
Contemporary Music

The Necks

17 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019

Performing at the nexus of improvisation, jazz, post-rock and neo-classical music, the internationally celebrated experimental group return for a four-night residency in the Opera House’s most intimate venue, the Utzon Room.
Memorable Bold
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
L-E-V Dance Company will make its thrilling Sydney Opera House debut this January, performing two complementary but standalone shows as part of Love Cycle: the acclaimed and exhilarating OCD Love and its companion piece, the Australian premiere of Love Chapter 2

February

Tours and Experiences

Tours on every day

Venture under the sails and into the heart of Australia’s greatest building on a Sydney Opera House Tour.
L-E-V Dance Company will make its thrilling Sydney Opera House debut this January, performing two complementary but standalone shows as part of Love Cycle: the acclaimed and exhilarating OCD Love and its companion piece, the Australian premiere of Love Chapter 2
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
Cabaret

Blanc de Blanc Encore

04 Jan 2019 - 09 Mar 2019

Indulge your senses in a new immersive spectacle, as the Studio transforms once more into a hedonistic world of daring acrobatics and beautiful debauchery. Blur the lines between audience and performers - you’re invited to a breathtaking night of lavish laughs and frivolous fun.
Playful Sensual Surprising
Comedy

Judith Lucy vs Men

01 Feb 2019 - 22 Mar 2019

Judith Lucy is single again…and fifty. She recently reflected on her entire history with men and concluded that maybe it was time to shut up shop. After some soul-searching, she's decided that she doesn't want to decide - Australia it's up to you!
Laugh Out Loud Entertaining Playful
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

March

Tours and Experiences

Tours on every day

Venture under the sails and into the heart of Australia’s greatest building on a Sydney Opera House Tour.
Cabaret

Blanc de Blanc Encore

04 Jan 2019 - 09 Mar 2019

Indulge your senses in a new immersive spectacle, as the Studio transforms once more into a hedonistic world of daring acrobatics and beautiful debauchery. Blur the lines between audience and performers - you’re invited to a breathtaking night of lavish laughs and frivolous fun.
Playful Sensual Surprising
Contemporary Music

The Internet

6 Mar 2019

Following two previous sold-out Australian tours, the seductive R&B of the Grammy-nominated LA neo-soul quintet will be impossible to resist when they make their Concert Hall debut this March.
Contemporary Music

Death Cab for Cutie

11 Mar 2019 - 12 Mar 2019

Four years on from their sold-out Opera House debut, Seattle's influential indie-rock luminaries return to perform songs across their impressive 22-year career, including acclaimed ninth studio album, 2018’s Thank You for Today.
Electric Energising Memorable
Cabaret

The Choir of Man

20 Mar 2019 - 07 Apr 2019

A runaway hit from the Edinburgh and Adelaide Fringe Festivals, The Choir of Man is "the ultimate feel-good show". It's the best singing, dancing, stomping, pub crawl of a concert you'll ever see!
Entertaining Electric Energising
Experience the power of a legendary partnership for the final time: there is nothing like the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra with the inspired leadership of Zubin Mehta.

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