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Challenge your mind with the biggest issues of the day, explored and dissected on our world famous stages. From speakers to workshops, feminism to globalisation, engage with the sharpest thinkers and doers of our age. 

Contemporary Dance

Hofesh Shechter’s Grand Finale

29 Jan 2020 - 02 Feb 2020

We are standing on the edge of the apocalypse. Face the oncoming storm with one of the world’s best choreographers, as this dystopian contemporary dance transforms the stage into a darkly rapturous party for the end of days.
Eye opening Moving Inspiring
Talks & Ideas

An evening with Zadie Smith

10 Nov 2019

Join one of the world's most gifted living writers, Zadie Smith, as she makes her first Sydney Opera House appearance to discuss race, class, gender, politics and all the important things in life. Get tickets now.

Hannah Gadsby: Douglas

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.
Made in Australia Laugh Out Loud Engaging