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Celebrate Mother’s Day with us

Trying to earn favourite child status? We’ve got you covered. Plan an escapade with your Mum, on the day or throughout the year at the Sydney Opera House.



06 Jul 2018 - 07 Jul 2018

Australia’s colonial past and refugee policies are put on trial in this powerful piece of political theatre. Direct from a sold-out season at Sydney Festival 2018, Tribunal is a compelling work not to be missed.
Give the gift of an unforgettable experience. Delivered online or in person at the Sydney Opera House Box Office.
Talks & Ideas

The Motherload

May 20, 2018

Join a panel of feisty feminists as they examine hard truths and cultural attitudes about parenting in contemporary Australia. Get tickets now.
Musical Theatre

The Bodybag - A Hilarious Musical Spoof!

16 May 2018 - 23 May 2018

Not even remotely based on an Oscar-winning movie, this genre defying hilarious romantic-musical-thriller will have you rolling in the aisles!

The Australian Ballet - The Merry Widow

28 Apr 2018 - 19 May 2018

For the ultimate night at the ballet, make a date with Hanna, the fabulously wealthy, fancy-free heroine of The Merry Widow. Delight in the hijinks of a high-society marriage plot with tangled affairs, narrow misses and jealous lovers.
Contemporary Music

Neil Finn Out of Silence with Orchestra

30 May 2018 - 31 May 2018

In an Australian premiere, Neil Finn continues his legendary love affair with the Sydney Opera House bringing to life the rich, emotional intensity of his acclaimed new album Out of Silence, with full band and orchestra in the intimate setting of the Joan Sutherland Theatre.

Dark Emu

12 Jun 2018 - 14 Jul 2018

Compelling contemporary dance, soul-stirring soundscapes and uniquely Australian stories – Bangarra are a company at the peak of their powers. In superb form after the sold-out season of Bennelong, they return in 2018 with a major new dance work, Dark Emu.
Exhilarating Moving Uplifting
Contemporary Music

Mazzy Star

11 Jun 2018 - 13 Jun 2018

For their long-awaited Australian debut, California’s dream pop darlings Mazzy Star, led by the sparse, longing vocals of Hope Sandoval and the echo-drenched reverb of guitarist Dave Roback, premiere their quintessential sound with full band at Vivid LIVE.
Australian Exclusive Memorable Engaging
Musical Theatre


07 Jun 2018 - 01 Jul 2018

Meet America’s most notorious Assassins in this multi Tony Award-winning showstopper by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman. Get tickets for Assassins now.
Bold Political Electric

The Children

29 Mar 2018 - 19 May 2018

An acclaimed, gripping and beautiful new drama that feels thrillingly alive with real people and raises profound questions about our choices and our legacy.
Australian premiere Mind expanding Compelling
Kids & Families, Little ones

ABC Classic Kids: Sounds like Australia

04 May 2018 - 21 May 2018

Treat little ears to musical soundscapes and classical compositions in this immersive introduction to music.
Engaging Inspiring
Contemporary Music

Cat Power Moon Pix 20th Anniversary

31 May 2018

Marking 20 years since its release, acclaimed US indie-folk singer/songwriter Cat Power returns to the Sydney Opera House performing her seminal 1998 album Moon Pix for the first time in-full with original collaborators Jim White and Mick Turner of the Dirty Three, exclusive to Vivid LIVE.
Contemporary Music

Both Sides Now

15 Jul 2018

Kate Miller-Heidke, Ella Hooper, Wendy Matthews, Kristin Berardi and Rachel Gaudry come together to express just how much this music legend means to them in Both Sides Now – Celebrating the Songs of Joni Mitchell
Insightful Memorable Moving
Classical Music

Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Tchaikovsky

14 Jun 2018 - 16 Jun 2018

The “queen of the violin” returns to Sydney to perform Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in a concert conducted by David Robertson.
Exhilarating Inspiring Moving
Musical Theatre

Funny Girl - The Musical in Concert

12 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018

The bright lights of Broadway will shine on the Sydney Opera House next July as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents the hit Broadway musical Funny Girl in Concert. Get tickets now.
Nostalgic Delightful Entertaining
Contemporary Music

Ben Howard

26 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018

Following a long four-year wait, the Brit Award-winning folk outsider behind Every Kingdom makes his Sydney Opera House debut with a full band.
Memorable Moving Electric

Ballet Preljocaj's Snow White

06 Jun 2018 - 10 Jun 2018

Hailed by audiences and critics for its entrancing choreography and stunning beauty, Ballet Preljocaj’s contemporary retelling of Snow White makes it’s Sydney debut for a strictly limited season. Get tickets for Snow White now.
Bold Inspiring Electric
Contemporary Music

George Michael: Listen to your Heart

8 July 2018

Celebrate the maverick popstar, George Michael, in this extra special musical event that takes his iconic hits to a whole new level in full symphonic sound.
Bold Inspiring Entertaining