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Concert Hall

One of the world’s most sought-after venues, the Concert Hall is a performance space like no other. With its cathedral-like ambience and unrivalled majesty, to stand on this special stage is to deliver a performance to remember.

Clementine Ford, Roxane Gay, Anita Sarkeesian, Germaine Greer, Celeste Liddle, and Tara Moss speak at All About Women 2015 in the Joan Sutherland Theatre.

Joan Sutherland Theatre

Home to Opera Australia and the Australian Ballet, the Joan Sutherland Theatre is the second largest indoor venue in the Opera House. It features an extensive fly system and flexible staging and is suitable for all genres. Up to 70 musicians can be accommodated in the orchestra pit.

Club Swizzle at the Studio.

Studio

The Studio is our most flexible venue – flexible to the needs of its many diverse productions.

Drama Theatre

The Drama Theatre, which seats up to 544 people, is the more intimate of the Opera House's two proscenium arch theatres.

Playhouse

A space for storytelling, this room often plays host to productions for younger audiences, as well as dance and experimental theatrical experiences.

The Centre of creativity with colourful stools and lockers.

Centre for Creativity

The Centre for Creativity is home to the Opera House’s renowned Children, Families and Creative Learning program, along with new workshops and lifelong-learning experiences.

Utzon Room

Elegance, intimacy and impeccable acoustics combine in this small but impressive space. Seating just 200, the Utzon Room is adorned with a vibrant tapestry by Jorn Utzon himself.

Forecourt

Experience stunning harbour views and outdoor performances at Forecourt, one of Sydney Opera House’s iconic venues.

Northern Broadwalk

Northern Broadwalk

Take a stroll and soak up the harbour views at Northern Broadwalk, one of the best vantage points in Sydney. The Northern Broadwalk has a standing capacity for up to 2400 general admission.

A woman in a white jacket against a textured colorful visual projected onto the Sydney Opera House's sails, smiling.
Badu Gili artist Pat Ansell Dodds, Sydney Opera House

Monumental Steps and Podium Level

The best place to view Badu Gili is from the Monumental Steps.

A woman wearing a fancy golden dress and high heels.
Amadeus New Years Eve Package

Western Broadwalk

Set below the famous white sails the Western Broadwalk offers stunning harbour and city views and the backdrop for a once in a lifetime event.