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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.

A Room of One's Own

A Room of One's Own

Back by popular demand, Belvoir will present an encore season of Virginia Woolf’s A Room Of One’s Own
Today 12pm to 1pm
Acting skills 1 youth

Acting skills 1 youth

An introduction to acting for musical theatre!
Today 11am to 1pm
Akmal

Akmal

A-List Entertainment presents Akmal at the 2021 Sydney Comedy Festival...
Today 7pm to 8pm
Alex Ward

Alex Ward

Alex Ward's 'As You Live And Breathe'
Today 7pm to 8pm
Bev Killick: Don't Tell Tony

Bev Killick: Don't Tell Tony

A-List Entertainment presents Bev Killick at the 2021 Sydney Comedy Festival
Today 9.30pm to 10.30pm
Catch a Rising Comic

Catch a Rising Comic

It’s the new generation of comics and they are wild
Today 12am to 3am
Dogged

Dogged

Matted charcoal hair. Blistered paws. Bright pink grief
Today 7pm to 7pm
Effie in Hello Good Thanks - Better Out Than In

Effie in Hello Good Thanks - Better Out Than In

The one and only heiress of hilarity is back on the road and coming to The Factory Theatre in Sydney
Today 8.45pm to 9.45pm
Hamilton

Hamilton

The Tony®, Grammy®, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize winning musical will open at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in March 2021.
Today 7.30pm to 10.20pm
Home, I'm Darling

Home, I'm Darling

This incisive and entertaining Olivier award-winning new comedy is full of big skirts and even bigger questions
Today 8pm to 10.30pm
Honour by Joanna Murray-Smith

Honour by Joanna Murray-Smith

Delve into the depths of human frailty and our capacity to love with this thrilling modern Australian classic
Today 8.15pm to 9.45pm
Magic Mike Live!

Magic Mike Live!

It's time to free your magic, Sydney!
Today 7pm to 8.30pm
Online acting class: The Meisner technique and screen acting

Online acting class: The Meisner technique and screen acting

Live and interactive online acting classes at The Actors Pulse - the leading Meisner school in the southern hemisphere
Today 11am to 2pm
Schapelle, Schapelle!

Schapelle, Schapelle!

A face pace musical comedy about the making of the Schapelle Corby saga
Today 7.30pm to 6.30pm
STORYBOX Sydney

STORYBOX Sydney

A 3D interactive storytelling cube comes to Sydney
Today 12am to 2am
Teen Acting Classes: New York style acting studio in Sydney

Teen Acting Classes: New York style acting studio in Sydney

Come along & be part of the most exciting teen acting classes & build your imagination, reading & communication skills.
Today 11.30am to 1pm
The 7 comedians show

The 7 comedians show

Now in their 5th year of sold out shows, the 7 Comedians Show returns to Leichhardt Bowlo in May.
Today 7.30pm to 9.45pm
The Night Cap: Dinner show

The Night Cap: Dinner show

The stiff drink you need, the show you wont forget
Today 7pm to 10pm
The Stevenson Experience: Stranger Twins

The Stevenson Experience: Stranger Twins

Hilarious songs - identical twins - classic banter - an hour of non-stop laughs
Today 9.10am to 10.10am
Yellow Face

Yellow Face

A sharp satire about race and identity that's never been more relevant
Today 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Smartphone Filmmaking Masterclasses with SF3

Smartphone Filmmaking Masterclasses with SF3

Come and join us to learn everything you need to know to make award winning films on your smartphones and tablets
Tomorrow
Those Who Wish Me Dead: Mother's Day preview screenings

Those Who Wish Me Dead: Mother's Day preview screenings

Celebrate Mother's Day with preview screenings of the fiery thriller starring Angelina Jolie
Tomorrow
The White Ribbon: 35mm screening

The White Ribbon: 35mm screening

Join us at Dendy Newtown for our special 35mm screening of the 2009 Palme d'Or winner.
11 May 2021
Amy and Jack The Duo

Amy and Jack The Duo

A fiercly blond keyboard and vocal duo will bring you the perfect experience to pair with your pinot noir
12 May 2021
Beginners Acting at Darlo Drama

Beginners Acting at Darlo Drama

Acting at Darlo Drama - the home of beginners acting since 1992!
12 May 2021
FirstGen Talk Show

FirstGen Talk Show

A live talk show interviewing awesome first generation Australians
12 May 2021
Nancy Denis & Her Band in Concert

Nancy Denis & Her Band in Concert

Nancy Denis and her band are taking the stage at Darlo to bring you a night of spellbinding music and storytelling.
12 May 2021
New Bit comedy

New Bit comedy

1989 Bar brings you pro comedians every Wednesday
12 May 2021
Rhythm is Life

Rhythm is Life

A World of Rhythm at your Feet!
12 May 2021
Screen Acting Classes: 9 week course

Screen Acting Classes: 9 week course

Get a head start in the competitive world of screen acting. Suitable for both newcomers and experienced actors.
12 May 2021
Spiral: From the Book of Saw - Fright night preview

Spiral: From the Book of Saw - Fright night preview

Join us for a very special Fright night preview of the next chapter in the Saw series
12 May 2021
Arj Barker - Comes Clean

Arj Barker - Comes Clean

A-List Entertainment presents Arj Barker at the 2021 Sydney Comedy Festival...
13 May 2021
BonkerZ International Comedy Ha Ha

BonkerZ International Comedy Ha Ha

It's like this u see, if you take an Englishman, an American, an Aussie, an Asian and a Spaniard....
13 May 2021
Diana Nguyen: Chasing Keanu Reeves

Diana Nguyen: Chasing Keanu Reeves

A-List Entertainment presents Diana Nguyen at the 2021 Sydney Comedy Festival
13 May 2021
Jacques Barrett: I Just Turned 40

Jacques Barrett: I Just Turned 40

A-List Entertainment presents Jacques Barrett at the 2021 Sydney Comedy Festival
13 May 2021
Live Dreams: Destroy

Live Dreams: Destroy

Experience the future of experimental art through artists from across the Australia and the Asia Pacific
13 May 2021
My Name Is Gulpilil - Q&A & Preview Screening

My Name Is Gulpilil - Q&A & Preview Screening

Join us for a special preview screening followed by a live Q&A with director Molly Reynolds!
13 May 2021
Paint day: World creativity and innovation day

Paint day: World creativity and innovation day

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” – Pablo Picasso
13 May 2021
Reel Bubs screenings

Reel Bubs screenings

Bring your bubs along to watch a movie at Dendy Newtown
13 May 2021
Ulster American

Ulster American

Award-winning play heads to the Seymour Centre
13 May 2021
Short film hackathon

Short film hackathon

Learn how to capture stories through short films, straight from your phone
14 May 2021
A Passage to India

A Passage to India

The Sydney Premiere of this new adaptation by Martin Sherman of E.M. Forsters much loved novel
14 May 2021
India Australia Business & Community Awards (IABCA) Gala

India Australia Business & Community Awards (IABCA) Gala

Experience Incredible India first-hand and celebrate the bilateral leaders of the India-Australia relationship
14 May 2021
Live Dreams: Reclaim

Live Dreams: Reclaim

Experience the future of experimental art through artists from across the Australia and the Asia Pacific
14 May 2021
Robert Allan's An Ordinary Person

Robert Allan's An Ordinary Person

Can a victim get away with murder? Talkhouse Productions and Darlo Drama present Robert Allan's dark comedy
14 May 2021
The Right Foot - Community Workshop Series

The Right Foot - Community Workshop Series

Contemporary dance workshops for young people with and without disability
14 May 2021
The Rocks Market Night Edition

The Rocks Market Night Edition

Knock off and start your weekend early in The Rocks with boutique shopping, live music and, of course, scrumptious food
14 May 2021
Jimeoin: Turn it Up!

Jimeoin: Turn it Up!

All round likeable roque, comedian Jimeoin imparts clever & quirky observations on everyday life in his trademark style
15 May 2021
Live Dreams: Revel

Live Dreams: Revel

Experience the future of experimental art through artists from across the Australia and the Asia Pacific
15 May 2021
The Birdcage on York

The Birdcage on York

A dazzling array of burlesque and cabaret artists
15 May 2021
Jack's Hit House: Recovery on The Rocks (part 2)

Jack's Hit House: Recovery on The Rocks (part 2)

A free community gathering - an intergenerational, multimodal exchange of music and performance.
16 May 2021
Tahir: Stand Up Comedy Meets S#!t Magic

Tahir: Stand Up Comedy Meets S#!t Magic

Tahir returns with amateur magic dispersed throughout world-class killer stunning amazing incredible stand up comedy
16 May 2021
Tahir: The World's Best Worst Magician

Tahir: The World's Best Worst Magician

Watch an AWARD winning stand up comedian do some of the worst (and best!) magic tricks you will ever see
16 May 2021
Jimeoin: Turn it Up! at the Concourse

Jimeoin: Turn it Up! at the Concourse

A brilliant evening of world-class comedy from one of live stand-up’s true masters.
17 May 2021
Sydney Eisteddfod 2021

Sydney Eisteddfod 2021

One of the largest performing arts festivals returns to give Australians their moment in the spotlight
17 May 2021
Bluey's Big Play: The Stage Show

Bluey's Big Play: The Stage Show

Join Bluey, Bingo, Bandit and Chilli in their first live theatre show made just for you with brilliant created puppetry
19 May 2021
I Want To Know What Love Is

I Want To Know What Love Is

Joyous. Sexy. Heartbreaking. Take a dizzying ride through love's collision course.
19 May 2021
Spike Heels

Spike Heels

Cheeky, razor-sharp and absolutely hilarious.
19 May 2021
Two Sisters

Two Sisters

Playwright Gail Louw’s Two Sisters, Rika and Edith, who are very close but discover a shocking truth about their past
19 May 2021
Prototype presents: Sydney winter film season

Prototype presents: Sydney winter film season

Australian premieres of genre-breaking, radical, global art cinema, shown with Prototype's own convention-busting works.
20 May 2021
Tiny Universe

Tiny Universe

A coproduction with Milk Crate Theatre & Shopfront Arts Co-op, view inside the beautiful worlds we imagine for ourselves
20 May 2021
A Quiet Place Part II - Red Carpet Preview Screening

A Quiet Place Part II - Red Carpet Preview Screening

Be the first to see the thrills and chills of this highly-anticipated sequel at our special preview screening!
21 May 2021
The 7 Stages of Grieving by Wesley Enoch and Deborah Mailman

The 7 Stages of Grieving by Wesley Enoch and Deborah Mailman

A vivid new production of a potent Australian classic about love, strength, resilience and survival.
21 May 2021
Majesty presents Orenda

Majesty presents Orenda

A performing arts showcase of some of Sydney's best dancers, aerial artists and more
22 May 2021
Mayor: Documentary screening

Mayor: Documentary screening

Sydney Premiere. Following Ramallah's charismatic mayor during one of the most tumultuous periods in Palestine's history
22 May 2021
Oeconomia: Documentary screening

Oeconomia: Documentary screening

Australian Premiere. Everything you want to know about money in a funny, thorough film that asks capitalists themselves
22 May 2021
Panel discussions: Sydney creative icons in conversation

Panel discussions: Sydney creative icons in conversation

A rare opportunity to see the leaders of 3 of Australia's leading art organisations up close and personal
22 May 2021
Sydney Creative Icons: In Conversation #3

Sydney Creative Icons: In Conversation #3

Hot Young Things: Young, smart, motivated creatives with a commercial nouse, making a lot of noise in our town
23 May 2021
QLab and Sound Design Basics with Meg Stephens

QLab and Sound Design Basics with Meg Stephens

QLab is a program that allows the design of sound, video and lighting cues for shows
24 May 2021
Cruella red carpet preview screening

Cruella red carpet preview screening

Join us for a special red carpet preview screening of Cruella with a complimentary glass of sparkling on arrival
26 May 2021
Adams & Shostakovich

Adams & Shostakovich

Hear the music that launched the careers of John Adams and Shostakovich.
27 May 2021
Betty is a Butcher

Betty is a Butcher

A theatrical phantasmagoria about savaged family relationships
28 May 2021
Marta's Journey: Free movie in VO with English subtitles

Marta's Journey: Free movie in VO with English subtitles

Movie in VO with English subtitles as part of the special program in May devoted to Women Directors
28 May 2021
Music in the Sky

Music in the Sky

A kaleidoscopic music experience
29 May 2021
Sydney Creative Icons: In Conversation #4

Sydney Creative Icons: In Conversation #4

Iconic Power Festivals: A conversation with leaders of 3 of Australia's biggest, brightest, most significant festivals
30 May 2021
Come from away

Come from away

Based on an incredible true story...
3 Jun 2021
Once: The Musical

Once: The Musical

This achingly beautiful smash-hit folk musical strikes an unforgettable chord
4 Jun 2021
Ensemble Devising for Stage with Ninefold

Ensemble Devising for Stage with Ninefold

Ninefold are an ensemble known for their rich choral work and heightened theatrical style.
6 Jun 2021
Sydney Jewish Museum film screening: Passage to Sweden

Sydney Jewish Museum film screening: Passage to Sweden

Find out about the heroic actions of ordinary people in Scandinavia and Budapest during World War II
6 Jun 2021
Grand Horizons by Bess Wohl

Grand Horizons by Bess Wohl

John Bell and Linda Cropper lead this laugh-out-loud comedy about risking it all in the search for genuine happiness
7 Jun 2021
20 comics in 60 mins

20 comics in 60 mins

It's a whole new batch of funny comedians
10 Jun 2021
Humanitarian Clowning Workshop: Putting Humour into Humanity

Humanitarian Clowning Workshop: Putting Humour into Humanity

Welcome to creative & absurd experiments for empowered clown play in direct action towards social justice and healing.
12 Jun 2021
Follow Me Home

Follow Me Home

Telling the truth and sharing your story takes guts. Real guts.
16 Jun 2021
Limits

Limits

Subverting The Body Beautiful
18 Jun 2021
Prima Facie

Prima Facie

“This is not life. This is law.”
23 Jun 2021
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill & Stephen Mallatrat

The Woman in Black by Susan Hill & Stephen Mallatrat

Prepare for scares in a gripping ghost story perfect for Ensemble’s intimate stage.
24 Jun 2021
Shammgods

Shammgods

Breaking ankles and egos
2 Jul 2021
Film Screening: The Unknown Soldier

Film Screening: The Unknown Soldier

Join us for a screening of the film The Unknown Soldier at the Sydney Jewish Museum
4 Jul 2021
Seam Worxx

Seam Worxx

A double bill of new Worxx
16 Jul 2021
Hamlet

Hamlet

Ordered to kill. Tempted to resist. Live or die.
7 Aug 2021
John Bell: And another thing...

John Bell: And another thing...

Get up close and personal with one of Australia’s legends delving into his treasure trove of poems, stories and more
15 Aug 2021
ART by Yasmina Reza

ART by Yasmina Reza

The Chasers’ Andrew Hansen, Craig Reucassel and Chris Taylor ponder art and friendship in this hilarious comedy.
17 Sep 2021
A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Fast, funny and family-friendly, this is A Midsummer Night’s Dream reimagined
12 Oct 2021
The casting couch with Todd McKenney and Nancye Hayes

The casting couch with Todd McKenney and Nancye Hayes

Effervescent entertainer Todd McKenney is back for a night of frivolity with musical theatre legend Nancye Hayes.
17 Oct 2021
Adès, Illean & Debussy

Adès, Illean & Debussy

Conductor Finnegan Downie Dear takes us on a voyage through starlight and salt spray.
4 Nov 2021
David Williamson's NEARER THE GODS

David Williamson's NEARER THE GODS

A gripping, blackly funny drama about how one of the greatest moments of scientific illumination almost didn’t happen.
5 Nov 2021
Cinderella

Cinderella

Australian Premiere at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney from November 2021
16 Nov 2021