Theatre, dance & film

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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.

Kids Couch Concert

Kids Couch Concert

A streaming concert for preschoolers featuring independent children's entertainers from across Australia
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Beginners acting: The monologue online

Beginners acting: The monologue online

Join your living room with ours with our new self isolation interactive level 1 course
27 Apr 2020
Online beginners improv class

Online beginners improv class

Find fun, easy ways to access free flow of thought, trust and active listening from the comfort of your own home
4 May 2020
Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

A bold new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's influential realist classic
7 May 2020
MainStage: Burden of Truth

MainStage: Burden of Truth

Transience and homelessness in the première of a new 32-part setting of the Gavin Bryers classic
8 May 2020
Female Musical Comedian

Female Musical Comedian

The Sydney Comedy Festival show that breaks the rules
13 May 2020
Break Out Comedy Showcase

Break Out Comedy Showcase

See Sydney's finest new comics before they crack the big-time
16 May 2020
Comedy for Kids Gala

Comedy for Kids Gala

Sydney Comedy Festival's family-friendly gala event, tickets just $5
16 May 2020
End of Festival Gala

End of Festival Gala

A dazzling night of laughs to close out the 2020 Sydney Comedy Festival
16 May 2020
Potted Potter

Potted Potter

All 7 Harry Potter books in 70 hilarious minutes
19 May 2020
The Pass

The Pass

A powerful, timely, sexy drama set in the high-stakes world of professional sport
4 Jun 2020
Love Stories

Love Stories

Real Stories. Real People. Real Love.
5 Jun 2020
Creed Bratton (The Office) live in Sydney

Creed Bratton (The Office) live in Sydney

Creed Bratton from the US version of The Office brings his variety show tour to Australia
6 Jun 2020
BonkerZ “Battle of the Comic Sexes”

BonkerZ “Battle of the Comic Sexes”

It's our first Battle of the Comic Sexes M vs F of 2020 with buy-1-get-1-free seats
6 Jun 2020
Salon: Dances of Passion

Salon: Dances of Passion

SongCo Salon: Beautiful voices and exquisite harmonies in sublime song.
14 Jun 2020
Do You Hear The People Sing?

Do You Hear The People Sing?

Celebrating the writers of Les Misérables, Miss Saigon and more
16 Jun 2020
Médée

Médée

Presented by Pinchgut Opera
18 Jun 2020
Close-Up: Bach to the Future

Close-Up: Bach to the Future

Close-Up: Max Riebl – from Bach to Elvis Presley and back!
11 Jul 2020
Appropriate

Appropriate

An explosive, hilarious, timely take on the great American family drama
23 Jul 2020
Come From Away

Come From Away

The global phenomenon and 'Best Musical' worldwide winner
1 Aug 2020
The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

The Broadway classic comes to Sydney
4 Aug 2020
MainStage: Arms of Love

MainStage: Arms of Love

Buxtehude’s monumental meditation on suffering and the human body set with contemporary Indigenous dance
11 Aug 2020
Wake in Fright

Wake in Fright

Kenneth Cook's iconic work of Australian Gothic horror is felt in the flesh in this new production
12 Aug 2020
Salon: Madrigalesque

Salon: Madrigalesque

SongCo Salon: Fa-la-la with the finest young voices in Australia
16 Aug 2020
Resonate 2020: Palm Court

Resonate 2020: Palm Court

Live band, dancing and champagne High Tea
23 Aug 2020
The Big Bike Film Night - 2020

The Big Bike Film Night - 2020

On a mission to share the best cycling short films from around the world with you
2 Sep 2020
Prima Facie

Prima Facie

A taut, 1-woman show that exposes the shortcomings of Australia's patriarchal justice system
2 Sep 2020
Purcell and Charpentier

Purcell and Charpentier

A concert presented by Pinchgut Opera
12 Sep 2020
Rembrandt's Wife

Rembrandt's Wife

The first revival of this 2009 chamber opera by Andrew Ford and Sue Smith
16 Sep 2020
In concert with Lucrezia Borgia

In concert with Lucrezia Borgia

Bask in the skills of an extraordinary soprano
8 Oct 2020
30Thirty

30Thirty

Come to question choreography. Stay for a slice of birthday cake
9 Oct 2020
Close-Up: Chant d'amour et de mort

Close-Up: Chant d'amour et de mort

Close-Up: Amy Moore – Messiaen’s grandest song cycle of love and death
10 Oct 2020
Usual Girls

Usual Girls

A blisteringly honest account of the painful, wondrous transition from girlhood to womanhood
15 Oct 2020
MainStage: Circle of Virtue

MainStage: Circle of Virtue

A dramatic presentation of the earliest surviving music drama by 12th-century Abbess Hildegard of Bingen
4 Nov 2020
Plastic Bag

Plastic Bag

Drawing from postmodern concept of hyperreality, exploring shifting states of personal perception
6 Nov 2020
The Australian Ballet: Molto

The Australian Ballet: Molto

This diverse trio of stellar works will tick all your ballet boxes
6 Nov 2020
Preludes

Preludes

A breathtaking musical fantasia set in the hypnotised mind of Russian composer, Sergei Rachmaninoff
13 Nov 2020
Close-Up: Esperar, Sentir, Morir

Close-Up: Esperar, Sentir, Morir

Close-Up: Roberta Diamond – voyages in music from the Iberian Peninsula
15 Nov 2020
Magic Mike Live

Magic Mike Live

Channing Tatum’s Magic Mike Live is a night out you will never forget!
19 Nov 2020
Cancelled: Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

Cancelled: Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

Be enchanted by the magic of Sydney Town Hall's grand organ, at a free lunchtime concert in the heart of the city
23 Nov 2020
A Little Lunch Music: 1984! The Musical!

A Little Lunch Music: 1984! The Musical!

Tap-dancing in torture chambers and rats with razzle-dazzle, 1984! The Musical! has it all!
24 Nov 2020
The Australian Ballet: The Happy Prince

The Australian Ballet: The Happy Prince

“High above the city, on a tall column, stood the statue of the Happy Prince…”
27 Nov 2020
Whitney and Me

Whitney and Me

Everything disintegrates. All that remains is Whitney.
11 Dec 2020
Todrick Hall - Haus Party tour

Todrick Hall - Haus Party tour

An amazing new show coming to Australia and New Zealand
15 Jan 2021
F*** Fabulous

F*** Fabulous

The world premiere of the most controversial show of the 2020 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival
Hamlet

Hamlet

Bell Shakespeare presents this iconic tragedy