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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.

Potted Potter

Potted Potter

The international smash hit Harry Potter parody returns by popular demand for a 5th season
Today 7.30pm to 9pm
Come From Away

Come From Away

Based on an incredible true story...
Today 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Follow Me Home

Follow Me Home

Telling the truth and sharing your story takes guts. Real guts.
Today 11am to 12.30pm
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
Today 7.30pm to 9.30pm
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
Happy Days

Happy Days

An absurdly funny, existential masterpiece by Samuel Beckett
Today 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Kweens of Comedy

Kweens of Comedy

Sydney's home of hilarious, inclusive and laugh-out-loud comedy
Today 7pm to 8.30pm
Merrily We Roll Along

Merrily We Roll Along

A thrilling and compelling Broadway fable about friendship, compromise and the high price of success
Today 7.30pm to 10pm
Morning Star

Morning Star

Thirty-five creatives will take over Flight Path Theatre
Today 7.30pm to 8.55pm
Once: The Musical

Once: The Musical

This achingly beautiful smash-hit folk musical strikes an unforgettable chord
Today 7.30pm to 10pm
Prima Facie

Prima Facie

“This is not life. This is law.”
Today 7pm to 8.40pm
Reel Bubs screenings

Reel Bubs screenings

Bring your bubs along to watch a movie
Today 10am to 12pm
STORYBOX Sydney

STORYBOX Sydney

A 3D interactive storytelling cube comes to Sydney
Today 12am to 2am
Sydney Eisteddfod 2021

Sydney Eisteddfod 2021

One of the largest performing arts festivals returns to give Australians their moment in the spotlight
Today all day
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 4.30pm to 6pm
The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard

Pamela Rabe leads a large cast from today's Australia, in a classic as funny as it is profound
Today all day
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 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.
Today 8.15pm to 10.15pm
True Colors Fashion Festival: The Future is Now

True Colors Fashion Festival: The Future is Now

Combining the world’s leading tech companies & fashion brands with diverse models presenting innovative fashion
Today all day
Acting lessons with Suzi

Acting lessons with Suzi

Would you like to learn how to act?
Today 2pm to 4pm
Acting classes Redfern: Learn the technique that works

Acting classes Redfern: Learn the technique that works

Dedicated to the passion for realistic acting, The Actors Pulse is the leading acting school in Australia
Tomorrow
Disney Classics Festival

Disney Classics Festival

Catch some of the greatest Disney animated movies of all time on the big screen!
Tomorrow
On View: Panoramic Suite

On View: Panoramic Suite

Australian Premiere, a moving study of the nuances of the dancing body and its cultural landscape
28 Jun 2021
Beginners acting at Darlo Drama

Beginners acting at Darlo Drama

Acting at Darlo Drama - the home of beginners acting since 1992!
30 Jun 2021
Laneway Cinema @ The Rocks

Laneway Cinema @ The Rocks

Heritage surrounds, hot pizza, musical films, wine, bean bags and blankets, this is not your average movie night
30 Jun 2021
New Bit comedy

New Bit comedy

1989 Bar brings you pro comedians every Wednesday
30 Jun 2021
Rhythm is Life

Rhythm is Life

A World of Rhythm at your Feet!
30 Jun 2021
Screen acting classes

Screen acting classes

Get a head start in the competitive world of screen acting. Suitable for both newcomers and experienced actors
30 Jun 2021
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

UTS Backstage presents Shakespeare's romantic comedy
30 Jun 2021
Vive La Révolution - French Retro Film Festival

Vive La Révolution - French Retro Film Festival

Join us at Dendy Newtown for a magnifique curation of essential classic French cinema
1 Jul 2021
Butterfly

Butterfly

The Australian Ballet School is delighted to present Butterfly, first new production in 18 yrs to premiere in Sydney
2 Jul 2021
Home Chat by Noël Coward

Home Chat by Noël Coward

Noël Coward's wit shines through in this comedy
2 Jul 2021
Shammgods

Shammgods

Breaking ankles and egos
2 Jul 2021
The Wedding Singer - Musical comedy

The Wedding Singer - Musical comedy

All The Fun Of The Film! The Wedding Singer, a hilarious Broadway comedy based on the hit film is coming to Sydney 2021!
2 Jul 2021
Art Somewhere

Art Somewhere

Fortnightly creative hangouts for everyone
3 Jul 2021
Miss Peony 牡丹小姐

Miss Peony 牡丹小姐

The bedazzling new play from the writer of 2018 smash-hit Single Asian Female, Michelle Law
3 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
NAIDOC Week: Sea of Hands at The Calyx

NAIDOC Week: Sea of Hands at The Calyx

Fully immersive audio-visual experience and focuses on the NAIDOC theme of ‘Healing Country’
4 Jul 2021
2021 NAIDOC Week lunchtime film screening

2021 NAIDOC Week lunchtime film screening

As part of the MCA’s 2021 NAIDOC Week programming, we are pleased to present four free lunchtime film screenings
6 Jul 2021
HSC Drama performance preparation

HSC Drama performance preparation

Get ready for your upcoming practical HSC (Individual Project – Solo Performance) exams with this 1-Day workshop
6 Jul 2021
A Dedication to the Beast

A Dedication to the Beast

Movie in VO with English subtitles as part of the LGBTQI+ short film series 'Te Estoy Amando Locamente' during July
7 Jul 2021
Black Widow - Preview Screenings

Black Widow - Preview Screenings

Be the first to see the highly-anticipated first film in Phase Four of the MCU at Dendy Newtown's preview screenings
7 Jul 2021
The Sparks Brothers Opening Night Gala

The Sparks Brothers Opening Night Gala

Join us for the opening night screening of Edgar Wright's new star-studded documentary!
8 Jul 2021
Trace of Magic: Magic of Books

Trace of Magic: Magic of Books

Supercharge your holiday fun with this special blend of magic and imagination
8 Jul 2021
Underground Comedy Club

Underground Comedy Club

A monthly stand-up comedy night at The Imperial
8 Jul 2021
ʎᗡOq H⊥∩ᴚ⊥: An embodied performance art experience

ʎᗡOq H⊥∩ᴚ⊥: An embodied performance art experience

ʎᗡOq H⊥∩ᴚ⊥ is an intimate performance art experience that invites transcendence and transformation
8 Jul 2021
7 Comedians for $25

7 Comedians for $25

Now in their fifth year of sold out shows, the 7 Comedians Show returns to The Bat & Ball Hotel on Cleveland St
10 Jul 2021
Después También

Después También

Movie in VO with English subtitles as part of the LGBTQI+ short film series 'Te Estoy Amando Locamente' during July
10 Jul 2021
East Meets West Orchestral Evening

East Meets West Orchestral Evening

A rare opportunity to experience an Australian tribute to the eastern musical heritage
10 Jul 2021
La Melodia del Tango

La Melodia del Tango

11 piece Melbourne Tango Orchestra debut in Sydney, one night only!
10 Jul 2021
Nine Days - Preview Screening

Nine Days - Preview Screening

Be first to see Edson Oda’s ultra-original, meaning-of-life directorial debut!
14 Jul 2021
Su

Su

Movie in VO with English subtitles as part of the LGBTQI+ short film series 'Te Estoy Amando Locamente' during July
14 Jul 2021
A Journey Most Unusual with Hendrick's Gin

A Journey Most Unusual with Hendrick's Gin

Hendrick's Gin opens first-ever immersive performance experience taking users on a sensory journey
15 Jul 2021
Seam Worxx

Seam Worxx

A double bill of new Worxx
16 Jul 2021
Víctor XX

Víctor XX

Movie in VO with English subtitles as part of the LGBTQI+ short film series 'Te Estoy Amando Locamente' during July
17 Jul 2021
La Vie en Rose: 35mm Screening

La Vie en Rose: 35mm Screening

Join us at Dendy Newtown for a special 35mm screening of La Vie en Rose, starring Oscar winner Marion Cotillard
20 Jul 2021
David McAllister and Todd McKenney: Literary Dinner

David McAllister and Todd McKenney: Literary Dinner

In-between enjoying a delicious Thai feast, David McAllister and Todd McKenney will be in conversation
21 Jul 2021
Little Jokes in Times of War

Little Jokes in Times of War

A powerful story of family and womanhood in a time of crisis
21 Jul 2021
Nail your US accent

Nail your US accent

Actors, with the influx of American work in Australia, nailing a standard American accent is a must!
21 Jul 2021
Singing from the Rooftops

Singing from the Rooftops

Movie in VO with English subtitles as part of the LGBTQI+ short film series 'Te Estoy Amando Locamente' during July
21 Jul 2021
Wil and Grace

Wil and Grace

Vodka. Grief. Raising the dead with a Wikihow article and an egg
21 Jul 2021
Short film hackathon

Short film hackathon

Learn how to capture stories through short films, straight from your phone
23 Jul 2021
Snap

Snap

Movie in VO with English subtitles as part of the LGBTQI+ short film series 'Te Estoy Amando Locamente' during July
24 Jul 2021
Alma

Alma

Movie in VO with English subtitles as part of the LGBTQI+ short film series 'Te Estoy Amando Locamente' during July
28 Jul 2021
The Laugh Tub

The Laugh Tub

A comedic character showcase
29 Jul 2021
The Body of the Woman without Shadow

The Body of the Woman without Shadow

Movie in VO with English subtitles as part of the LGBTQI+ short film series 'Te Estoy Amando Locamente' during July
31 Jul 2021
Heathers: The Musical

Heathers: The Musical

The Mitchell Old Company Presents Heathers: The Musical
5 Aug 2021
Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

"A show with its tongue planted firmly in its cheek, except when it's in someone else's mouth" - Entertainment Weekly
6 Aug 2021
Macbeth

Macbeth

Sport for Jove’s thrilling 100-minute Macbeth – a deeply atmospheric and exciting introduction to the play
6 Aug 2021
Hamlet

Hamlet

Ordered to kill. Tempted to resist. Live or die.
7 Aug 2021
The various methods of escape

The various methods of escape

The Australian Premiere of Amber Spooner's harrowing new work
10 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
Japanaroo gala night: Dance, music and arts

Japanaroo gala night: Dance, music and arts

A spectacular showcase of Japanese and Australian arts performed by today’s most celebrated artists
20 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
Battle of the Tarts

Battle of the Tarts

The story of 2 deadly enemies - the matriarchs of the Sydney underworld in the 1920s, Kate Leigh and Tilly Devine
25 Sep 2021
Velvet Rewired

Velvet Rewired

Prepare for a euphoric dose of disco fever and a touch of glitter
7 Oct 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
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
Miss Burlesque Australia Grand Final

Miss Burlesque Australia Grand Final

The feathers are set to fly in the most prestigious burlesque event for the coveted title of Miss Burlesque Australia!
4 Dec 2021