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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.

Horizon

Horizon

From two of the world’s great First Nations comes Bangarra's first cross-cultural collaboration production
Today 6.30pm to 8pm
Japanese Film Festival Online 2024

Japanese Film Festival Online 2024

A free digital celebration of Japanese films and television
Today all day
‘Voyage of Love’ Cabaret Show On The Sydney Showboat

‘Voyage of Love’ Cabaret Show On The Sydney Showboat

Come and experience this unique cabaret show by a talented all-Australian cast aboard a Sydney Harbour dinner cruise.
Today 7.30pm to 10.30pm
[Your Name]

[Your Name]

A hilarious new comedy bringing fanfiction, female friendship and fingering to the stage... please don't tell my mum!!
Today 7.30pm to 9pm
Children's International Film Festival 2024

Children's International Film Festival 2024

A month-long celebration of cinema for kids and family this winter school holidays.
Today all day
Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman

Emmy®, Golden Globe® and Tony Award®-winner Anthony LaPaglia takes to the Sydney stage for the first time.
Today 6.30pm to 9.30pm
George Gittoes Exhibition – Doorways

George Gittoes Exhibition – Doorways

The Australian artist's latest works, painted and exhibited at the City Yellow House Jalalabad in 2024.
Today 11am to 5pm
King James

King James

"King" LeBron James was just the hero that Cleveland needed…
Today 7pm to 9.30pm
King Lear

King Lear

Shakespeare's epic of the imagination, King Lear, creates a portrait of a family and a country torn apart.
Today 6.30pm to 9pm
Learn Salsa dancing at Tropical Soul Dance Studio

Learn Salsa dancing at Tropical Soul Dance Studio

The most popular latin dance style! Haven't dance before? not a problem! Let us teach you
Today 6pm to 11pm
Ride The Cyclone

Ride The Cyclone

See the Australia premiere of this bold, genre-busting musical
Today 7.30pm to 9.10pm
Screen acting classes

Screen acting classes

Get a head start in the competitive world of screen acting
Today 3pm to 6pm
Stolen

Stolen

From home, from Country
Today 8pm to 9.30pm
Tea ceremony experience

Tea ceremony experience

Reconnect with the present and learn how to drink tea mindfully
Today 12am to 5am
The Running Joke Comedy Club

The Running Joke Comedy Club

Sydney's #1 Comedy Club on TripAdvisor with resident host Daniel Muggleton
Today 7.30pm to 10pm
TheatreSports Scared Scriptless

TheatreSports Scared Scriptless

A night of brilliant improvisation, guts and glory
Today 7.30pm to 9pm
Bernie Dieter's Club Kabarett

Bernie Dieter's Club Kabarett

Get ready to be seduced all over again as the incomparable Bernie Dieter brings her legendary show back to Sydney!
Tomorrow
Chicago The Musical

Chicago The Musical

The original and the best, Chicago is back. It would be a crime to miss it!
Tomorrow
Laneway cinema @ The Rocks

Laneway cinema @ The Rocks

Heritage surrounds, hot slices of pizza, classic films, starry skies, wine, bean bags and a FREE movie screening
Tomorrow
Limbo – The Return

Limbo – The Return

A circus cabaret of otherworldly proportions, between heaven and hell…
Tomorrow
Meisner technique classes

Meisner technique classes

For all skill levels, learn the best foundation for acting
Tomorrow
PACT Presents: The Changelings

PACT Presents: The Changelings

an existential coming-of-age quest about Christianity, bisexuality and becoming your mother.
Tomorrow
Screen acting classes

Screen acting classes

Get a head start in the competitive world of screen acting. Suitable for both newcomers and experienced actors.
Tomorrow
Trophy Boys

Trophy Boys

A queer black comedy and drag extravaganza about power, privilege and debating
Tomorrow
Beat Breakdown

Beat Breakdown

Rise to the challenge and unleash your dance potential to be crowned Beat Breakdown's newest champion.
20 Jun 2024
Movement and dance

Movement and dance

Learn different styles of dance including line, square Chinese folk in this class for older adults.
20 Jun 2024
A Marvellous Party

A Marvellous Party

An experience of glittering excitement of live entertainment & hospitality awaits you
20 Jun 2024
Ink by James Graham

Ink by James Graham

The Sydney premiere. A blisteringly funny expose of how Rupert Murdoch changed print media forever
20 Jun 2024
Patti LuPone: A Life in Notes

Patti LuPone: A Life in Notes

Stage and screen icon Patti LuPone makes a triumphant return to the Australian stage with her latest show.
21 Jun 2024
Teen Acting Classes: New York Style Acting Studio

Teen Acting Classes: New York Style Acting Studio

Learn the craft of acting for stage & screen in a very specific step-by-step formula
21 Jun 2024
Big Cat Club: Improv comedy extravaganza

Big Cat Club: Improv comedy extravaganza

Welcome to Big Cat Club – an iconic hour of high-octane improvised comedy, coming to Improv Threatre Sydney
22 Jun 2024
CYL Lion & Dragon Dancing

CYL Lion & Dragon Dancing

Interested in learning more about Lion & Dragon dancing?
22 Jun 2024
Hay Fever

Hay Fever

Noel Coward’s classic brought to life in all its period glory.
22 Jun 2024
Teen Acting Classes: New York Style Acting online via Zoom

Teen Acting Classes: New York Style Acting online via Zoom

A unique opportunity for teenagers to learn the craft of acting for stage and screen.
22 Jun 2024
Whiffenpoofs at Sydney Opera House

Whiffenpoofs at Sydney Opera House

Whiffenpoofs return to Sydney for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic and make their Sydney Opera House debut.
23 Jun 2024
Hip hop class in Redfern (8 to 14 years)

Hip hop class in Redfern (8 to 14 years)

Get an introduction to this fun style of street dance in a free 8-week after-school program
24 Jun 2024
DINK (Double Income No Kids)

DINK (Double Income No Kids)

The court date is set for the dissolution of Ben and George's relationship.
25 Jun 2024
The Will To Be

The Will To Be

An award-winning solo show, exploring forbidden love in 1960s Australia, laced with the words of Shakespeare.
25 Jun 2024
Tosca at Sydney Opera House

Tosca at Sydney Opera House

A thriller with sensational music, opera’s best villain, and an unforgettable ending.
25 Jun 2024
The Odd Couple

The Odd Couple

Comedy masters Shane Jacobson and Todd McKenney are the definitive Odd Couple
27 Jun 2024
The Mini Marilyn

The Mini Marilyn

Get ready for a night of glitz and glamour while being enchanted by the world of pink and sparkles!
27 Jun 2024
Counting and Cracking – Belvoir St Theatre

Counting and Cracking – Belvoir St Theatre

One of the most ambitious and exciting theatre experiences ever to hit Sydney.
28 Jun 2024
Creative connections speed-dating by Scroll Stop

Creative connections speed-dating by Scroll Stop

Sick of the apps and want to meet someone with a personality? Come along to Scroll Stop’s inaugural speed-dating event
28 Jun 2024
How sweet it is

How sweet it is

Two hours of music by three of the greatest singer-songwriters of the '70s: Carole King, James Taylor and Linda Rnstadt
28 Jun 2024
Sydney Premiere of 'Show Her the Money' + Expert Panel

Sydney Premiere of 'Show Her the Money' + Expert Panel

Award-winning documentary about four visionary women entrepreneurs and their quest for funding and success.
28 Jun 2024
Snatch Game Live On Tour

Snatch Game Live On Tour

“Snatched Sally is so snatched, she even [blanks]” – That’s right… It’s time to play the Snatch Game™!
29 Jun 2024
Opera in the Pub at The Harold – "Heroes and Villains"

Opera in the Pub at The Harold – "Heroes and Villains"

Opera... in a pub? You heard right! Opera Bites brings favourite opera hits to a great local pub.
2 Jul 2024
Dracula

Dracula

A gothic masterpiece reimagined
2 Jul 2024
Darlo Drama Trial Beginners Acting Class

Darlo Drama Trial Beginners Acting Class

Join this trial acting class for a fun night of confidence building and creativity!
3 Jul 2024
Folk For Life

Folk For Life

Folk for Life is a social Polish folkloric dance class initiative
3 Jul 2024
Il Trittico at Sydney Opera House

Il Trittico at Sydney Opera House

Three short operas by one of opera’s greatest composers offer thrilling drama, personal crisis and sparkling comedy.
3 Jul 2024
Film Screening: More than a Fish Kill

Film Screening: More than a Fish Kill

Exploring how artists, fishery managers, and First Nations custodians processed mass fish death events.
4 Jul 2024
Once Upon a Grimm Night

Once Upon a Grimm Night

An original, immersive theatre experience with a fairytale twist
4 Jul 2024
James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

Sydney Premiere of Roald Dahl's beloved children's book
5 Jul 2024
Soul dance with Taline

Soul dance with Taline

Join us for a freeform dance experience that will inspire you to shed your inhibitions, let go and express your soul.
5 Jul 2024
Elevate your dance mindset workshop

Elevate your dance mindset workshop

Negative mindsets holding your dancing back? Let's work together to shift them!
6 Jul 2024
Sunset Strip by Suzie Miller

Sunset Strip by Suzie Miller

From the award-winning writer of 'Prima Facie', comes this exquisitely wrought examination of family relationships..
9 Jul 2024
swim by Ellen Van Neerven

swim by Ellen Van Neerven

A poetic new play from a sparkling Murri voice
10 Jul 2024
The Past is a Wild Party

The Past is a Wild Party

Trash and high art; censorship, gaps and silences; girl on girl sex
10 Jul 2024
The Gagliardies

The Gagliardies

Experience endless mischief and laughter with the Gagliardies at Sydney Spiegeltent this winter
11 Jul 2024
Convergence Tour 2024

Convergence Tour 2024

When martial arts meet Chinese dance, the result is Convergence: a stunning modern fusion of power, agility, and beauty
12 Jul 2024
Little Women

Little Women

This beloved classic is set to captivate audiences with its poignant story and enchanting melodies.
12 Jul 2024
Carlos Ballarta - stand-up comedy

Carlos Ballarta - stand-up comedy

Carlos Ballarta, one of Mexico's most prominent stand-up comedians, is coming to Sydney!
14 Jul 2024
NAIDOC in the Park

NAIDOC in the Park

Celebrate NAIDOC Week as we honour the 2024 theme: Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud and Proud.
14 Jul 2024
A Forest in the City

A Forest in the City

Australian Premiere: Help create a new green city through projection and dance
16 Jul 2024
Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

Be enchanted by the magic of Sydney Town Hall's grand organ, at a free concert in the heart of the city
17 Jul 2024
Fantastic Fairytales

Fantastic Fairytales

Step into a world of imagination and wonder with interactive outdoor theatre at Centennial Park
17 Jul 2024
Mada's Magic Marvels

Mada's Magic Marvels

Spellbinding illusionist Adam Mada enters Sydney Spiegeltent this July school holidays with Mada's Magic Marvels
17 Jul 2024
Cost of Living

Cost of Living

A multi award-winning story of survival
18 Jul 2024
Winter Adventure Films

Winter Adventure Films

Be transported into epic adventures with mind-blowing winter adventure films on the big screen in Tumbalong Park!
18 Jul 2024
Anthony Jeselnik - Bones and All

Anthony Jeselnik - Bones and All

Catch, hilarious US comedian, Anthony Jeselnik with his new show Bones and All!
19 Jul 2024
Hamlet

Hamlet

Australian Brett Dean’s visceral operatic interpretation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet makes its Sydney Opera House debut
20 Jul 2024
Hamlet at Sydney Opera House

Hamlet at Sydney Opera House

Shakespeare’s portrait of a prince in crisis in an acclaimed contemporary opera by Australian composer Brett Dean.
20 Jul 2024
The 7 Comedians Show at Maroubra Comedy Club

The 7 Comedians Show at Maroubra Comedy Club

There's something for everyone in these comedy shows, which have been sellling out since 2017
20 Jul 2024
Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship I Final

Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship I Final

Join us for a day of inspiration, experiencing the creativity of the performers and the magic of Sydney Eisteddfod
21 Jul 2024
Emily Sun plays 'La Vie en Rose'

Emily Sun plays 'La Vie en Rose'

An intimate French recital by violinist Emily Sun and pianist Joseph Havlat
24 Jul 2024
Readers – Books and Conversations with James Bradley

Readers – Books and Conversations with James Bradley

A monthly series with authors about their latest work, their body of work, writing process and ideas that inspire them.
25 Jul 2024
The River That Ran Uphill

The River That Ran Uphill

Sydney Premiere of true story direct from Cyclone Pam survivor, Edgell Junior, exploring the importance of community.
25 Jul 2024
Ryan Long Live

Ryan Long Live

NYC comedian, Ryan Long is coming to Sydney!
26 Jul 2024
Fiction Writers Workshop with Hayley Scrivenor

Fiction Writers Workshop with Hayley Scrivenor

In this course, internationally best-selling author Hayley Scrivenor will guide you through voice and point of view.
27 Jul 2024
The Woman In Black

The Woman In Black

Starring incredible duo John Waters and Daniel MacPherson, don’t miss this thrilling theatrical exploration of terror
30 Jul 2024
Sonnets & Semillon

Sonnets & Semillon

Don’t miss this illustrious night of collaboration between actor and winemaker.
1 Aug 2024
Sister Act

Sister Act

Sydney, your prayers have been answered!
6 Aug 2024
Felipe Esparza - Beyond Borders

Felipe Esparza - Beyond Borders

Catch the hilarious Mexican-American stand-up comedian, Felipe Esparza
7 Aug 2024
Actor of the Year

Actor of the Year

A key event in the dramatic calendar of Sydney
10 Aug 2024
Gianmarco Soresi Live

Gianmarco Soresi Live

New York based comedian, Gianmarco Soresi is coming to Sydney!
10 Aug 2024
Hangmen by Martin McDonagh

Hangmen by Martin McDonagh

An Australian premiere, from the writer of 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' and 'The Banshees of Inisherin'
13 Aug 2024
The Big Bike Film Night 2024

The Big Bike Film Night 2024

Let the good times roll Sydney – The Big Bike Film Night is riding into town
20 Aug 2024
Gaslight

Gaslight

This liberating adaptation of Patrick Hamilton's 1938 play is a gripping, reimagined thriller of daring and doubt.
21 Aug 2024
Sunset Boulevard at Sydney Opera House

Sunset Boulevard at Sydney Opera House

Musical superstar Sarah Brightman leads a lavish new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical masterpiece.
28 Aug 2024
Carousel - a concert

Carousel - a concert

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s CAROUSEL, one of the most beloved musicals of all time.
3 Sep 2024
In A Nutshell: The Poetry of Violence

In A Nutshell: The Poetry of Violence

Whether you are new to Shakespeare, or an aficionado, you will be entertained, enriched, and inspired by this production
4 Sep 2024
Sydney Eisteddfod Dance of Champions I Final

Sydney Eisteddfod Dance of Champions I Final

Join us for a day of inspiration, experiencing the creativity of the performers and the magic of Sydney Eisteddfod
8 Sep 2024
Cicada

Cicada

A moving tale of self-discovery for all the family
18 Sep 2024
Play In A Day: Cymbeline

Play In A Day: Cymbeline

Play In A Day is Bell Shakespeare’s lively script reading series celebrating rarely read classics.
26 Sep 2024
Wife by Samuel Adamson

Wife by Samuel Adamson

The Australian premiere of a laugh-out-loud decade-hopping investigation into marriage, queerness and gender
8 Oct 2024
Flat Earthers: The Musical

Flat Earthers: The Musical

An irreverent and ingenious West Side Story-meets-QAnon queer pop spectacular.
11 Oct 2024
FOMA Runway Showcase 2024

FOMA Runway Showcase 2024

FOMA Runway Showcase will feature a diverse program of First Nations, international and local designers
12 Oct 2024
Dear Evan Hansen

Dear Evan Hansen

The Tony Award-winning sensation has its Australian premiere
12 Oct 2024
Romesh Ranganathan - Hustle

Romesh Ranganathan - Hustle

See Romesh Ranganathan with his brand new show, Hustle!
15 Oct 2024
Kristen Key - Lesbian Army

Kristen Key - Lesbian Army

Kristin Key, an internationally headlining, queer, musical comedian is performing in Sydney
20 Oct 2024
SIX the Musical

SIX the Musical

Following sensational sell-out seasons across Australia, the pop musical phenomenon SIX the Musical returns
25 Oct 2024
Sunday

Sunday

“A world class production” – The Guardian
28 Oct 2024
Refugee Diaries

Refugee Diaries

Witness the resilience of young refugees who have the strength to not only survive but thrive
31 Oct 2024
No Such Thing as a Fish presents 'Thundernerds'

No Such Thing as a Fish presents 'Thundernerds'

With over half-a-billion downloads, catch podcast No Such Thing As a Fish Live!
9 Nov 2024
Sweat

Sweat

Blood, sweat and explosive drama
11 Nov 2024
Shakespeare in Love, adapted from the Oscar-winning film

Shakespeare in Love, adapted from the Oscar-winning film

The Sydney premiere of this scintillating stage adaptation of the film favourite, full of passion, love and laughter.
12 Nov 2024
Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Don’t miss your chance to see this unmissable musical!
13 Nov 2024
Bill Bailey - Thoughtifier

Bill Bailey - Thoughtifier

The brilliant Bill Bailey is back with his new show, 'Thoughtifier'!
16 Nov 2024
Brad Williams Live

Brad Williams Live

Brad Williams, one of the funniest comedians in the US right now is coming to perform in Sydney!
19 Nov 2024
Rafi Bastos live

Rafi Bastos live

Jewish-Brazilian comedian Rafi Bastos is coming to Sydney
20 Nov 2024
Trevor Noah - Off The Record Tour

Trevor Noah - Off The Record Tour

One of the most successful comedians in the world, Trevor Noah is coming back to Sydney!
20 Nov 2024
John Bishop: Back At It

John Bishop: Back At It

John Bishop is bringing his all new comedy show Back At It to Australia in 2024.
25 Nov 2024
Shakespeare on Film: Julius Caesar

Shakespeare on Film: Julius Caesar

Revisit some classic adaptations of Shakespeare’s stories on film, curated by artistic director Peter Evans.
25 Nov 2024