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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.

Australian Life Exhibition 2022

Australian Life Exhibition 2022

Love, Destruction, and Cheek - Take a stroll through the finalists of the $10,000 Australian Life photographic prize
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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
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The Great Australian Play

The Great Australian Play

A psychedelic romp through the myths of our glorious nation’s past, present and imagined future.
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'Frozen' ballet workshops

'Frozen' ballet workshops

Your kids have fun and get creative inspired by the magical tale
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7 Comedians for $30 - Sydney Fringe Comedy

7 Comedians for $30 - Sydney Fringe Comedy

The perfect way to enjoy stand-up comedy at this year's Sydney Fringe Festival!
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Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5-3 years (Glebe)

Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5-3 years (Glebe)

During this class you and your dancer will explore movement and music together in creative and engaging activities
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Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (Glebe)

Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (Glebe)

Little Ballet Class promotes confidence, encourages independence and group contribution
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Bangarra Dance Theatre: Waru  – journey of the small turtle

Bangarra Dance Theatre: Waru  – journey of the small turtle

Bangarra Dance Theatre presents their first ever dedicated work for children Waru – journey of the small turtle.
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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
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Chansons: Songs & Stories - Piaf, Brel & Me

Chansons: Songs & Stories - Piaf, Brel & Me

A musical cabaret travels to France - French Songs that travelled the world - Autobiograpic stories that touch lifes.
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Deadhouse: Tales of Sydney Morgue – The Deadly Run

Deadhouse: Tales of Sydney Morgue – The Deadly Run

Step inside the crypt of St James’ Church for this immersive true-crime experience inspired by Simmonds & Newcombe
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Deadhouse: Tales of Sydney Morgue – The Razor Gang Wars

Deadhouse: Tales of Sydney Morgue – The Razor Gang Wars

Step inside the crypt of St James’ Church for an all-new immersive true-crime theatrical experience
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Is There Anybody Out There?

Is There Anybody Out There?

Through the passions and perils of romance, uncover the real cost of falling in love in our modern world
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Learn Salsa dancing with Tropical Soul

Learn Salsa dancing with Tropical Soul

The most popular latin dance style! Haven't dance before? not a problem! Let us teach you
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Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory!
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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.
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Secret Comedy Club

Secret Comedy Club

Which 5 of Sydney's funniest comedians have we invited? Come and find out!
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Six the Musical

Six the Musical

Back by popular demand in Sydney, the six wives of Henry VIII are reclaiming their thrones at Theatre Royal Sydney!
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Stir-fried Science

Stir-fried Science

Science sketch comedy - philosophy, science, politics - featuring scientists singing, acting, dancing and more!
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The Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie - Theatre Fun

The Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie - Theatre Fun

Beloved characters come to life in Centennial Park in an outdoor production of this funny and enchanting performance
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The Other End of the Afternoon

The Other End of the Afternoon

World premiere of the award-winning young adult dramedy, presented in association with the Sydney Fringe Festival
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The Weird Sisters @ Sydney Fringe Festival

The Weird Sisters @ Sydney Fringe Festival

An improvised comedy focussing on all the "double, double toil and trouble" of sisterly relationships
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Zooom

Zooom

An immersive in-theatre experience with lights, projections and lasers – fun for all ages!
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Chalkface

Chalkface

What happens in the staff room, stays in the staff room
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Frozen Ballet Holiday Classes for Kids

Frozen Ballet Holiday Classes for Kids

Frozen themed ballet classes for ages 2 to 3 years and 3 to 6 years
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Boom! International festival of percussion

Boom! International festival of percussion

Celebrates all percussion in all its many styles from around the world
1 Oct 2022
Disney Sing-Alongs - Frozen, Frozen II & Moana

Disney Sing-Alongs - Frozen, Frozen II & Moana

Bring your kids to Dendy Cinemas to Sing with Elsa, Anna, Moana, Maui and the gang in this sing-along experience!
1 Oct 2022
Looking for Alibrandi

Looking for Alibrandi

The much-loved Sydney story that defined a generation is now taken from the page to the Belvoir stage in its home city.
1 Oct 2022
Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

A staged performance of Purcell's opera 'Dido and Aeneas', alongside a new prologue by Australian composer Ben Fan.
1 Oct 2022
Siren Snapshots

Siren Snapshots

Fabulous burlesque dancers spice up the street
1 Oct 2022
Uni-Gods

Uni-Gods

Everybody wants to rule the world...
1 Oct 2022
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
1 Oct 2022
When Shakespeare Met Shakespeare

When Shakespeare Met Shakespeare

A theatre show that pits four Shakespeare conspiracies against one another to answer the Shakespeare Authorship Question
1 Oct 2022
Frisky business

Frisky business

Looking to add a little excitement, glamour, and cheekiness to your night? Then ‘Frisky Business’ is the show for you.
2 Oct 2022
Music & movement class with Ian

Music & movement class with Ian

Move the body, still the mind and build strength, flexibility & balance
3 Oct 2022
Learn to dance Bachata!

Learn to dance Bachata!

Make new friends and learn how to dance in a friendly environment
4 Oct 2022
The Running Joke Comedy Club at Potts Point Hotel

The Running Joke Comedy Club at Potts Point Hotel

Sydney's #1 Comedy Club on TripAdvisor with resident host Daniel Muggleton has killer line-ups this Spring.
4 Oct 2022
Slay 4 Pay

Slay 4 Pay

See an array of performers at this drag competition
5 Oct 2022
Are You Havin' A Laugh?!

Are You Havin' A Laugh?!

An epic mix of stand up and improv performances on the 1st Wednesday every month
5 Oct 2022
Billy Joel live at Yankee Stadium

Billy Joel live at Yankee Stadium

It's time for all the uptown girls to make way for the downtown man!
5 Oct 2022
Drawing Sounds

Drawing Sounds

Intersensory sessions in music, art & poetry
5 Oct 2022
New Bit Comedy

New Bit Comedy

1989 Arcade Bar in Newtown for hilarious comedy
5 Oct 2022
Anatomy of a Suicide

Anatomy of a Suicide

Anatomy of a Suicide, returns to Sydney from 6th to 29th October at Seymour Centre.
6 Oct 2022
Cutter and Coota

Cutter and Coota

New children's play at the Hyde Park Barracks
6 Oct 2022
Improvisation + Comedy Class

Improvisation + Comedy Class

Two hour class - perfect for beginners - be more charismatic in daily conversations
6 Oct 2022
Let The Right One In

Let The Right One In

A supernatural thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat
6 Oct 2022
Movement and dance

Movement and dance

Line dance, square dance and Chinese folk dance
6 Oct 2022
The Blind Eye Trilogy - Sydney

The Blind Eye Trilogy - Sydney

A Sydney premiere, this showcase performance has just been announced off the back of sell out shows in Perth.
7 Oct 2022
Meet your AniMates

Meet your AniMates

Social networking and fundraising night for animators, animation students and aficionados
8 Oct 2022
The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap

This thrilling West End production is the genre-defining murder mystery from the best-selling novelist of all time
8 Oct 2022
Teen Acting Classes: New York Style Acting Studio in Sydney

Teen Acting Classes: New York Style Acting Studio in Sydney

A 9 week term focused on encouraging teens across Australia to build their acting skills on stage and on screen.
10 Oct 2022
Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5 - 3 yrs (Ultimo)

Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5 - 3 yrs (Ultimo)

During this class you and your dancer will explore movement and music together in creative and engaging activities
11 Oct 2022
Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (Ultimo)

Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (Ultimo)

Little Ballet Class promotes confidence, encourages independence and group contribution
11 Oct 2022
Ballet classes: Ages 5-7 years

Ballet classes: Ages 5-7 years

Your child will learn the fundamentals of ballet technique in a fun, relaxed atmosphere where learning best takes place
11 Oct 2022
Junior Jazz Class: 5-8 years

Junior Jazz Class: 5-8 years

Junior Jazz classes are a great way for your dancer to develop their movement skills and have fun dancing
11 Oct 2022
L'Hotel

L'Hotel

L’Hôtel: The immersive world of French intrigue coming to Sydney
12 Oct 2022
Past the Shallows

Past the Shallows

Australian Theatre for Young People and Archipelago Productions present Past The Shallows
12 Oct 2022
End Of.

End Of.

Outrageous. Confessional. Unexpected.
13 Oct 2022
The Demon

The Demon

The Sydney Opera House presents
13 Oct 2022
Darling Dance Sessions

Darling Dance Sessions

Watch dance battles, groove along to live DJs and learn a move or two - all for FREE!
14 Oct 2022
Avenue Q The Musical

Avenue Q The Musical

Laugh out loud at the adventures of Princeton, a recent college graduate who moves into a shabby New York apartment
14 Oct 2022
Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5-3 yrs (The Rocks)

Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5-3 yrs (The Rocks)

During this class you and your little dancer will explore movement and music together in creative and fun activities
14 Oct 2022
Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (The Rocks)

Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (The Rocks)

Little Ballet Class promotes confidence, encourages independence and group contribution
14 Oct 2022
Ballet classes for 3-5yrs

Ballet classes for 3-5yrs

Join our joyful, playful Little Tutus ballet class for 3-5yrs in Term 4, 2022
14 Oct 2022
Fright Night Preview - Barbarian

Fright Night Preview - Barbarian

There is much more to be afraid of in the house than the other house guest.
14 Oct 2022
Godspell

Godspell

“A radical, inclusive, human Rock-and-Roll Cabaret Gospel for our times.”
14 Oct 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
Opera at The Embassy: Die Fledermaus

Opera at The Embassy: Die Fledermaus

Immerse yourself in operatic splendour with lavishly costumed popular opera in an elegant heritage setting.
15 Oct 2022
SHEIN Runway Supermodel Australia

SHEIN Runway Supermodel Australia

Come and watch this spectacular event full of entertainment, style and fashion
16 Oct 2022
Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art 2022

Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art 2022

Provocative, ambitious and unpredictable new work from Australian, Asia Pacific and First Nations artists
20 Oct 2022
TIDELINE by Wajdi Mouawad

TIDELINE by Wajdi Mouawad

Australian premiere of a new play by award-winning Lebanese-Canadian playwright Wajdi Mouawad
20 Oct 2022
Warangesda

Warangesda

Camp of Mercy, a forgotten 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

Be transported as you rediscover some of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most beloved songs
23 Oct 2022
The Italians

The Italians

A brand new Italian-Australian comedy at Belvoir St Theatre
23 Oct 2022
Alexander Gadjiev

Alexander Gadjiev

Winner of the 2021 Sydney International Piano Competition
29 Oct 2022
Attila - Opera Australia

Attila - Opera Australia

Attila opens at the Sydney Opera House this October
29 Oct 2022
Bad Girls Club - Trick or Treat

Bad Girls Club - Trick or Treat

These bad girls are back and the theme is spooky, sinful fun!
29 Oct 2022
RBG: Of Many, One

RBG: Of Many, One

The wins and dissents of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, trailblazer in the American legislature and fierce advocate for gender equality and reproductive right
29 Oct 2022
Celluloid Dreams: 35mm presentations

Celluloid Dreams: 35mm presentations

Join us for a special new program celebrating the "reel" 35mm celluloid film experience!
31 Oct 2022
BonkerZ: Comedy Court's 15th anniversary show

BonkerZ: Comedy Court's 15th anniversary show

Join comics from our past and present and celebrate our 15th anniversary show
3 Nov 2022
Come From Away

Come From Away

Come From Away arrives at Theatre Royal Sydney from 5 November 2022!
5 Nov 2022
Jasmin Sheppard

Jasmin Sheppard

Get underneath the skin of dance in this performance-lecture series
10 Nov 2022
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 lunchtime concert in the heart of the city
14 Nov 2022
Takatāpui

Takatāpui

The Sydney Opera House presents
17 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
Queer as Flux

Queer as Flux

The Sydney Opera House presents Queer as Flux as part of the latest instalment of its bi-annual season of UnWrapped
24 Nov 2022
The Rapture

The Rapture

Bear witness to a decadent evening of heightened humanity and displays of divinity in the form of circus and burlesque.
25 Nov 2022
Threading the Light

Threading the Light

World Premiere - concert opera for string orchestra, singers & percussion, electronic surround sound & images
25 Nov 2022
Madagascar The Musical

Madagascar The Musical

This brand new musical from DreamWorks will leave audiences with no choice but to ‘move it, move it’
16 Dec 2022
Velvet Rewired

Velvet Rewired

Welcome to Boogie Wonderland, a fusion of flawless glamour, glitz and jaw-dropping circus skills
22 Dec 2022
PolArt Sydney2022

PolArt Sydney2022

Celebrate Polish culture and heritage through various artforms
27 Dec 2022
Slava's Snowshow

Slava's Snowshow

Experience a dream-like world created by renowned performance artist Slava Polunin
18 Jan 2023
Ballet International Gala III​

Ballet International Gala III​

Australia's BIGGEST ballet gala makes its Sydney debut at ICC Sydney on 27 and 28 of January 2023.
28 Jan 2023
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

In the Australian Premiere production of Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
11 Feb 2023
Fantabulosa

Fantabulosa

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