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The Phantom of the Opera

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

Experience the world’s favourite musical on the magical Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour stage.

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Experience the phenomenon as the Music of the Night resounds across Sydney Harbour

The longest-running show in musical history is coming to the Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour stage in a dazzling new production.

This is The Phantom of the Opera as you’ve never seen it before. Under the stars, on a floating stage with the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and city skyline glittering in the background. With fireworks every night and themed pop-up bars and restaurants, this will be an unforgettable evening.

Having played for 35 years on the West End, and 34 on Broadway, this inspired interpretation of Gaston Leroux’s novel remains one of the world’s favourite musicals. The story of a mysterious masked man who lives beneath the Paris Opera House, and the beautiful young singer who becomes his obsession and muse, seduces generation after generation and continues to enchant long-time devotees.

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s score — immortalised in one of the highest-selling cast albums of all time — is studded with melodies famous the world over: from the haunting beauty of ‘The Music of the Night’ and ‘All I Ask of You’, to the splendour of ‘Masquerade’, and the crashing chords of the title song.

Two of Australia’s most in-demand theatrical talents, director Simon Phillips and designer Gabriela Tylesova, bring a whole new level of spectacle to the show’s defining moments — the mirror, the journey to the Phantom’s lair, the chandelier — on an enormous purposebuilt stage over the water.

See them bring the Phantom’s extraordinary world to life, complete with a massive cast of musical theatre and opera’s top talents accompanied by a live orchestra hidden beneath the stage.

Presented by Opera Australia by special arrangement with The Really Useful Group

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour is “the ultimate Sydney experience” (Yahoo! Travel). 

Drink and dine at the HSBC Platinum Club at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: an undercover restaurant and bar with spectacular views overlooking Sydney Harbour.

This is pop-up dining at its best: exclusive gourmet menus, five-star table service, superior NSW wines, and dedicated restrooms.

Celebrate a luxurious evening for two or host an impressive night out with clients at the HSBC Platinum Club.

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HSBC Platinum Club - The Phantom of the Opera on Sydney Harbour

Make your evening extra special — drink and dine at the HSBC Platinum Club: an undercover pop-up restaurant and bar with spectacular views overlooking Sydney Harbour.


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Artist Information

Creative Team

Music Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics Charles Hart
Additional Lyrics Richard Stilgoe
Book  Richard Stilgoe & Andrew Lloyd Webber

Director Simon Phillips
Conductor Guy Simpson
Set & Costume Designer Gabriela Tylesova

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