17 Dec 2019 - 21 Dec 2019
Hannah Gadsby is an award-winning Australian comedian whose funny, self-deprecating observations have delighted audiences all over the world. Her brand new live show Hannah Gadsby: Douglas aims to take the voice she found for Nanette (2017/2018) and use it. Douglas is the name of her dog who inspired her to put pen to paper and embark on her next journey.
Humanity is at a crossroads and planetary climate disaster is looming. What, exactly, can we do about it? And what does it mean to be living in the midst of all this? Artist David Finnigan asks the hard questions and merges science with theatre in this unlikely documentary of sounds, stories and beats.
In this intimate performance lecture, award winning Australian performer Rosalind Crisp explores the potential of dance as a medium to embody, capture and connect with stories of environmental destruction.
18 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
Gripping tension. Inescapable suspense. Mind-bending predicaments. Experience beyond edge of your seat theatre as artist Lee Wilson pushes his self-made obstacle course past the breaking point. Cardboard boxes, balloons and packing tape – a DIY dream.
11 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019
Wild creatures. Plane crashes. Mysterious happenings. Stranger Things meets Twin Peaks in this binge-worthy scifi thriller. Direct from Dark Mofo, this is your chance to experience an other-worldly live performance that is simply irresistible.
Picking up from his sell-out Concert Hall debut, don’t miss the return of the German piano-prodigy recently described by the BBC’s Mary Anne Hobbs as “the single most important artist in the world right now”. With no two performances the same, experience Frahm’s latest work and more brought to life in a genre-defying, bass throttling live experience.
19 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019
Step right up into a wild world of mystery. A mistold tale of circus and wonder. A twisted history unleashed, and a famous freak show unmasked. Be enraptured by the dark truth of P.T. Barnum, the greatest showman, and his mob of circus ‘delights’...
Following her 2014 book The Wife Drought, Annabel Crabb's new Quarterly Essay deploys political observation, workplace research and her characteristic humour to disect gender equity. This special in conversation event marks the publication of the 75th issue of Quarterly Essay.
The visionary future of modern jazz, LA’s cosmic sax prophet Kamasi Washington returns to the Sydney Opera House for an intimate in-the-round performance in a night not to be missed.
Talks & Ideas
Maria Ressa, Lina Attalah, Irina Borogan & Steve Coll
Governments across the globe are cracking down on press freedom. Get to know the courageous journalists who are sacrificing everything to tell the truth at Antidote.
Talks & Ideas
Christopher Wylie & Andrei Soldatov
Data is being used to influence elections and invade our privacy. Hear whistleblower Christopher Wylie and Russian investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov explain why this is one of the most important issues of our age at Antidote.