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Discover theatre, dance, film and performances in Sydney. The best events, attractions and things to do from the City of Sydney’s official event guide.

Terrain

Terrain

Bangarra Dance Theatre presents Terrain at the Sydney Opera House for a strictly limited season
Today 7.30pm to 8.45pm
An American in Paris

An American in Paris

The rapturous musical An American in Paris is now playing.
Today 2pm to 10pm
Ballet classes for children aged 2 & up

Ballet classes for children aged 2 & up

Delightful ballet class for children aged 2 years through to graded RAD syllabus
Today 11pm to 7am
Cleansed

Cleansed

Somewhere, someplace. Six abandoned souls try to save themselves through love.
Today 7.30pm to 9pm
Golden Blood

Golden Blood

Familial Bonds. Biting. Opulence.
Today 7pm to 8pm
7 Comedians for $25 at Maroubra

7 Comedians for $25 at Maroubra

There's something for everyone in these comedy shows, which have been sellling out since 2017!
Today 8.30pm to 10.45pm
A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

Playwright Joanna Murray-Smith gives a fresh perspective to Ibsen’s classic.
Today 8pm to 9pm
Bonnie & Clyde

Bonnie & Clyde

Joshua Robson Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co presents Bonnie & Clyde
Today 2pm to 4.30pm
Hercule Poirot's First Case

Hercule Poirot's First Case

Based on The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
Today 7.30pm to 8.50pm
JFF Fringe: In the Presence of Space

JFF Fringe: In the Presence of Space

The intersection of Japanese contemporary art, music and architecture through film.
Today 1pm to 10pm
M.Rock

M.Rock

Show about a grandma-turned-world famous DJ, a chase from Sydney to Africa to Berlin & finding yourself while overseas.
Today 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory
Today 7.30pm to 10pm
Once the Musical

Once the Musical

This achingly beautiful smash-hit folk musical strikes an unforgettable chord
Today 7.30pm to 10pm
Polish film festival

Polish film festival

Polish film festival returns this May with critically acclaimed films, screening across 2 cinemas
Today 9pm to 11pm
Scott Silven's Wonders

Scott Silven's Wonders

World-renowned mentalist Scott Silven will mystify crowds at the Opera House this June
Today 8pm to 9.10pm
Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes

Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes

Belvoir presents the Sydney premiere of Hannah Moscovitch's incisive #MeToo-era play
Today 7.30pm to 9pm
Sydney Eisteddfod

Sydney Eisteddfod

Incredible Talent. Live Performance Experience. Invaluable Feedback.
Today 9am to 10am
Top Coat

Top Coat

Walk a mile in her pedicure
Today 7.30pm to 8.50pm
Tumbling Dice

Tumbling Dice

An Australian play, independently produced in an intimate theatre. Tumbling Dice is a Coming of age story.
Today 7.30pm to 9pm
Uni-Gods

Uni-Gods

Everybody wants to rule the world...
Today 10pm to 8.30pm
Weekly burlesque and dinner show

Weekly burlesque and dinner show

Wildfire brings you a sexy burlesque dinner show weekly with a different flavour: Gatsby, Circus, Moulin Rouge and more
Today 7pm to 11pm
Music & movement class with Ian

Music & movement class with Ian

Move the body, still the mind and build strength, flexibility & balance
27 Jun 2022
Accelerate: A/V stage technical skills workshops

Accelerate: A/V stage technical skills workshops

Free workshops exploring the technical side of theatre. Understand the principles of sound, lighting and set design
28 Jun 2022
Accelerate - Creative workshops: 12-16 years

Accelerate - Creative workshops: 12-16 years

Collaborative drama and film workshops for young people as 12-16 years
29 Jun 2022
Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

Graeme Murphy’s innovative Madama Butterfly will return to the Sydney Opera House this June
29 Jun 2022
New Bit Comedy

New Bit Comedy

1989 Arcade Bar in Newtown for hilarious comedy
29 Jun 2022
Relativity

Relativity

To be a great man, does one first need to be a good man?
29 Jun 2022
Slay 4 Pay

Slay 4 Pay

See an array of performers at this drag competition
29 Jun 2022
Cruel Intentions: the '90s Musical

Cruel Intentions: the '90s Musical

Cruel Intentions: the '90s Musical, touring in Sydney from 30 June
30 Jun 2022
Film night for NAIDOC Week

Film night for NAIDOC Week

"Ablaze" - the spectacular true story of the first Aboriginal filmmaker
30 Jun 2022
Hard Quiz Live – Hosted by Tom Gleeson

Hard Quiz Live – Hosted by Tom Gleeson

Hard Quiz is hitting the road in 2022 with an all new stage show and a huge national tour
30 Jun 2022
Judy Garland’s 100th Birthday Extravaganza

Judy Garland’s 100th Birthday Extravaganza

Celebrating in song the legend that is Judy Garland with Tilly Street and the Pocket Trio
30 Jun 2022
Reel Bubs screenings

Reel Bubs screenings

Bring your bubs along to watch a movie
30 Jun 2022
ITS Big House

ITS Big House

Amazing teams of primo improvisers strut their stuff on the ITS stage every Friday night
1 Jul 2022
The Gruffalo: live on stage

The Gruffalo: live on stage

A magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book.
2 Jul 2022
ITS Sandpit

ITS Sandpit

Improv Theatre Sydney’s best and brightest students, graduates and ensemble do the make-em-ups for your enjoyment.
3 Jul 2022
La Traviata

La Traviata

Elijah Moshinsky’s much-loved production of La Traviata that opens at the Sydney Opera House next month.
5 Jul 2022
Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

This roving performance at Centennial Park tells the classic tale we all know and love
5 Jul 2022
Burn Witch Burn

Burn Witch Burn

Tasnim Hossain's play blurs the boundaries between reality and supernatural
7 Jul 2022
Hard Quiz Live – Hosted by Tom Gleeson

Hard Quiz Live – Hosted by Tom Gleeson

Hard Quiz is hitting the road in 2022 with an all new stage show and a huge national tour
7 Jul 2022
Jagged Little Pill

Jagged Little Pill

The Tony and Grammy award winning musical Jagged Little Pill is returning to Theatre Royal Sydney from July 2022
9 Jul 2022
Bill Brushtail and the Case of the Missing Habitat

Bill Brushtail and the Case of the Missing Habitat

Bill Brushtail the Private Detective has been called in by a mysterious client to find the missing habitat
11 Jul 2022
School holiday dance camp

School holiday dance camp

One jam packed day of dance! Learn jazz, hip hop and contemporary.
11 Jul 2022
Attempts on Her Life by Martin Crimp

Attempts on Her Life by Martin Crimp

Meet Anne, Annie, Anya or Anushka, a pornographic movie star, a killer and a brand of car
15 Jul 2022
Il Trovatore

Il Trovatore

Il Trovatore opens at the Sydney Opera House this July.
15 Jul 2022
Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

One of the most significant plays of Australian theatre
15 Jul 2022
Retro-kino! Movie nights at Sydney Estonian House

Retro-kino! Movie nights at Sydney Estonian House

Exploring the language of Estonian cinema through classical film screenings at Estonian House
17 Jul 2022
Celluloid Dreams: 35mm presentations

Celluloid Dreams: 35mm presentations

Join us for a special new program celebrating the "reel" 35mm celluloid film experience!
19 Jul 2022
The One by Vanessa Bates

The One by Vanessa Bates

THE ONE colourfully unravels the complexities of what it means to be Eurasian in contemporary Australia.
22 Jul 2022
Indira Naidoo book talk

Indira Naidoo book talk

Join Indira Naidoo for an exclusive book talk to discuss her newest release - The Space Between the Stars.
26 Jul 2022
Albion

Albion

Hit UK drama, Albion, will receive its Australian premiere at Seymour Centre from 27th July to 13th August.
27 Jul 2022
Fangirls

Fangirls

Smash-hit musical sensation FANGIRLS coming to the Sydney Opera House
28 Jul 2022
Christmas in July: Carpenters from Kempsey

Christmas in July: Carpenters from Kempsey

Carpenter fans come jingle your bells mid year, celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Darren and Sharon.
29 Jul 2022
Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde

An epic struggle between good and evil
29 Jul 2022
Kweens of Comedy

Kweens of Comedy

Sydney's home of hilarious, inclusive and laugh-out-loud comedy
29 Jul 2022
The Dancing Queen: Dining Experience (Sydney)

The Dancing Queen: Dining Experience (Sydney)

Grab your dancing queens, and honey honey’s because a Mamma Mia inspired Restaurant is landing in Sydney in August!
7 Aug 2022
BonkerZ “battle of the comic sexes” 2 for 1

BonkerZ “battle of the comic sexes” 2 for 1

It's our final Battle of the Comic Sexes M vs F of 2022. All seats buy 1 get 1 free *
11 Aug 2022
Fleurs de Villes FEMMES

Fleurs de Villes FEMMES

Must-see international flower celebration comes to Sydney this August.
19 Aug 2022
The Big Bike Film Night 2022: Sydney Central

The Big Bike Film Night 2022: Sydney Central

The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission- bringing the best cycling short films from around the world together for you
23 Aug 2022
The Big Bike Film Night 2022: Sydney East

The Big Bike Film Night 2022: Sydney East

The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission bringing the best cycling short films from around the world together for you.
24 Aug 2022
Rosie Waterland & Jacob Stanley: Just The Gist Live Podcast

Rosie Waterland & Jacob Stanley: Just The Gist Live Podcast

Hilarious hosts Rosie Waterland & Jacob Stanley give you Just The Gist of true stories in their award-winning podcast.
26 Aug 2022
Bianca Del Rio: Unsanitized

Bianca Del Rio: Unsanitized

Bianca Del Rio returns to Australia, Unsanitized!
2 Sep 2022
One Man In His Time: John Bell and Shakespeare

One Man In His Time: John Bell and Shakespeare

Spend an evening with John Bell as he shares his humour, wit and a lifetime of experience walking beside Shakespeare.
2 Sep 2022
Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler

Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler

In a world dominated by men, a dedicated woman sacrifices her life in a relentless pursuit of science.
2 Sep 2022
Okinawa Festival 2022

Okinawa Festival 2022

Traditional Okinawan showcase of Dance, Music and Culture
3 Sep 2022
The Music of James Bond with George Lazenby​

The Music of James Bond with George Lazenby​

Get dressed to kill as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra plays The Music of James Bond with George Lazenby
3 Sep 2022
Ghazal Maestro Pankaj Udhas - Live in Concert

Ghazal Maestro Pankaj Udhas - Live in Concert

An Indian ghazal singer, composer and musician, Pankaj Udhas will be performing one and only mega concert
4 Sep 2022
BonkerZ Presents Shazza's (TV's Houso) Craziest Comics Show

BonkerZ Presents Shazza's (TV's Houso) Craziest Comics Show

BonkerZ Comedy Club presents Shazza ( TV's Housos) Introduces some of Sydney's Craziest Comics
8 Sep 2022
Hannah Gadsby – Body of Work

Hannah Gadsby – Body of Work

Hannah Gadsby returns to Sydney Opera House this September with her much celebrated show Body of Work
28 Sep 2022
BonkerZ Presents 10 comics for $15 Bucks comedy slam

BonkerZ Presents 10 comics for $15 Bucks comedy slam

See some of the hottest or soon to be hottest, pros, semi-pros and rising stars, from around the world
29 Sep 2022
Boublil & Schönberg’s Do You Hear The People Sing?

Boublil & Schönberg’s Do You Hear The People Sing?

An extraordinary and rare celebration of one of the world’s finest musical theatre collaborations
30 Sep 2022
The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

Far-fetched coincidences and chaotic hilarity
30 Sep 2022
The Caretaker by Harold Pinter

The Caretaker by Harold Pinter

Pinter cranks up the tension and piles on the laughs in this compelling absurdist theatrical event.
14 Oct 2022
Warangesda

Warangesda

Camp of Mercy, an untold Wiradjuri story
21 Oct 2022
Cinderella

Cinderella

One of the most beautiful musicals of all time
23 Oct 2022
Cinderella the Musical

Cinderella the Musical

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is coming to the Sydney Lyric in October!
23 Oct 2022
Come From Away

Come From Away

Come From Away arrives at Theatre Royal Sydney from 5 November 2022!
5 Nov 2022
Lucy Durack’s ROM-COMCERT

Lucy Durack’s ROM-COMCERT

Celebrating the greatest rom-com soundtracks alongside Rob Mills and Bert LaBonté
19 Nov 2022
Fantabulosa

Fantabulosa

Boy George's FANTABULOSA is debuting at the ICC Sydney in March 2023!
18 Mar 2023