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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.

BonkerZ featured artist comedy clubs Australia

BonkerZ featured artist comedy clubs Australia

Celebrating over 15 years of supplying the country with some of the worlds funniest people
Today 8pm to 9.30pm
'Frozen' Ballet Workshop

'Frozen' Ballet Workshop

Join us for the magical tale of Frozen
Today 9.30am to 10.15am
Burlesque Comedy Cabaret

Burlesque Comedy Cabaret

Welcome 2022 with this award winning Dinner Show
Today 6.45pm to 10pm
Chewing Gum Dreams

Chewing Gum Dreams

Tracey is 14 and she knows where she stands
Today 7.30pm to 8.40pm
DIY Silversmithing for Beginners 1 (Four Week Course)

DIY Silversmithing for Beginners 1 (Four Week Course)

Make your own silver jewellery with a fun introduction for absolute beginners
Today 10pm to 10.45pm
Girl From North Country

Girl From North Country

The magic of theatre meets the music of Bob Dylan
Today 12am to 2am
Girl From The North Country

Girl From The North Country

Premiering at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Sydney in January 2022
Today all day
Happy endings comedy club

Happy endings comedy club

Sydney’s quintessential comedy club experience, for the true comedy fiend
Today 8.30am to 11am
Hendrick's Gin Garden at the Westpac Openair Cinema

Hendrick's Gin Garden at the Westpac Openair Cinema

This summer at Westpac Open-air Cinema, grab a refreshing Hendrick’s Gin and Tonic at the Hendrick’s Gin Garden
Today 12am to 11pm
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
Today 11am to 12pm
Killing Katie: Confessions of a book club by Tracey Trinder

Killing Katie: Confessions of a book club by Tracey Trinder

Female friendships are tested in this laugh-out-loud, brutally honest, new comedy.
Today 8.15pm to 9.45pm
Lizzie

Lizzie

Hayes Theatre Co in association with Sydney Festival presents the dark, queer and high energy rock musical LIZZIE.
Today 12pm to 10pm
Mountain Goat Mountain

Mountain Goat Mountain

An audio theatre experience for families to do in their home together
Today all day
Reel Bubs screenings

Reel Bubs screenings

Bring your bubs along to watch a movie
Today 10am to 12pm
seven methods of killing kylie jenner

seven methods of killing kylie jenner

After a sold-out extended season, this critically acclaimed play RETURNS
Today 7.30pm to 9pm
Sunset Cinema

Sunset Cinema

Summer’s Favourite Outdoor Silver Screen Returns For Its Tenth Season
Today 6.30pm to 10.30pm
Tea Ceremony Experience

Tea Ceremony Experience

Reconnect with the present and learn how to drink tea mindfully
Today 2pm to 3.30pm
The Australian Ballet: Anna Karenina

The Australian Ballet: Anna Karenina

"There are as many kinds of love as there are hearts" - Leo Tolstoy
Today 7pm to 8pm
The Museum of Modern Love

The Museum of Modern Love

A transfixing new work exploring dying and living, courage and commitment, and the power of art to unite and connect us
Today 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Triple X

Triple X

Love and lust in New York City
Today 7.30pm to 10pm
Wonderdome

Wonderdome

Groundbreaking 360° Cinema Experience Arrives In Sydney this December & January
Today all day
Wudjang: Not the Past

Wudjang: Not the Past

An epic-scale contemporary corroboree
Today 7.30pm to 9.30pm
At What Cost?

At What Cost?

A robust and provocative modern tragedy by award-winning Palawa playwright Nathan Maynard
Tomorrow
Beginners improv class

Beginners improv class

Find easy ways to access free flow of thought, trust and hone your storytelling intuition.
Tomorrow
Lion dancing

Lion dancing

Take part in the fantastic frenzy of the traditional Chinese Lion Dance
Tomorrow
Roving street performers

Roving street performers

Dazzling community performers take to our streets bringing colour, music and movement into the heart of Chinatown
Tomorrow
The Marriage of Figaro at the Sydney Opera House

The Marriage of Figaro at the Sydney Opera House

A chaotic whirlwind of mistaken identities makes the wedding day of Figaro and Susanna a lesson in hilarity
Tomorrow
Yesterday Stories Haymarket

Yesterday Stories Haymarket

Short video histories of Chinese history in Haymarket
Tomorrow
Katie Noonan’s The Sweetest Taboo

Katie Noonan’s The Sweetest Taboo

A special night of music from one of Australia’s most beloved vocalists
30 Jan 2022
Sunday Sessions Preview Screenings

Sunday Sessions Preview Screenings

Spend your Sundays in January with Dendy Newtown, indulging in quality cinema and a glass of Babich wine!
30 Jan 2022
The Park Darlinghurst | Sunday Drag Brunch | 2 Hour Package

The Park Darlinghurst | Sunday Drag Brunch | 2 Hour Package

Join Maxi Shield & Coco Jumbo every Sunday from 11am. Brunch kicks off at 11:15am, including a two hour drinks package.
30 Jan 2022
Babette's Feast

Babette's Feast

Australian premiere of the stage adaptation of Isak Dinesen’s much loved short story
1 Feb 2022
Are You Havin' A Laugh?! comedy night

Are You Havin' A Laugh?! comedy night

An epic mix of stand up, sketch and improv performances by Sydney's best comedians at The Marlborough Hotel
2 Feb 2022
Dancearama

Dancearama

New dates and classes for dance and drama
2 Feb 2022
Geraldine Hickey – What A Surprise

Geraldine Hickey – What A Surprise

Geraldine Hickey is bringing her award-winning show to the Sydney Opera House for a strictly limited season!
2 Feb 2022
New Bit comedy

New Bit comedy

1989 Bar brings you pro comedians every Wednesday
2 Feb 2022
Dave Hughes – Live

Dave Hughes – Live

Dave Hughes is back on stage and on fire. Don’t miss him completely unfiltered.
4 Feb 2022
AniMate: Neptune collection - season 1

AniMate: Neptune collection - season 1

Join us for a compilation of some of the most amazing short films from all around the World
5 Feb 2022
Oyobi Album Launch + Kyoshi at Flow Studios

Oyobi Album Launch + Kyoshi at Flow Studios

An artist first, cross-medium immersive cultural experience – nestled in the side streets of Camperdown.
5 Feb 2022
Drive my car: preview screening

Drive my car: preview screening

Be the first to see one of the most critically acclaimed films of the season
6 Feb 2022
Houston Ballet’s 2022 Summer Intensive Program Audition Tour

Houston Ballet’s 2022 Summer Intensive Program Audition Tour

Houston Ballet will hold auditions in your city for its elite 2022 Summer Intensive Program, a five-week dance program
6 Feb 2022
Heathers The Musical

Heathers The Musical

A high-energy immersive theatre experience from The Mitchell Old Company
8 Feb 2022
ArtsLab: have we been here before?

ArtsLab: have we been here before?

A two week festival of new work from emerging multi-disciplinary artists
9 Feb 2022
Taz vs The Pleb

Taz vs The Pleb

Sometimes you have to break the rules to change the rules. A world premiere comedy about the greatest heist in democracy
9 Feb 2022
Shane Pacey+ Trio

Shane Pacey+ Trio

Shane is a lead guitarist of legendary status on the Australian Blues scene for the Bondi Cigars & the Foreday Riders
11 Feb 2022
A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line

Dive into a world of sweat, sacrifice and sensational choreography with Broadway’s iconic dance musical
11 Feb 2022
Plastic Bag

Plastic Bag

Performative video installation
11 Feb 2022
Film screening: The Unknown Soldier

Film screening: The Unknown Soldier

German film maker Michael Verhoeven chronicles an important cultural and historical moment
13 Feb 2022
Kill Bill Vol. I & II Anti-Valentine's Day 35MM Screening

Kill Bill Vol. I & II Anti-Valentine's Day 35MM Screening

Join us at Dendy Newtown on February 14 for our special 35MM double bill screening of Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill
14 Feb 2022
9 to 5 The Musical

9 to 5 The Musical

Tumble outta bed and stumble to Dolly Parton's rip-roaring musical
16 Feb 2022
On A Clear Day You Can See Forever 

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever 

Seymour Centre and Squabbalogic are proud to present On A Clear Day You Can See Forever at Seymour Centre.
17 Feb 2022
Warangesda

Warangesda

Camp of Mercy, an untold Wiradjuri story
17 Feb 2022
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
18 Feb 2022
Laugh Out Proud

Laugh Out Proud

Silence your phones and grab your cocktails, the camp comedy event of the year is back
25 Feb 2022
Sissy Ball

Sissy Ball

We unite Australia’s boldest houses to see who shines brightest at Sissy Ball
26 Feb 2022
BonkerZ “battle of the comic sexes” 2 for 1

BonkerZ “battle of the comic sexes” 2 for 1

It's our first battle of the comic sexes M vs F of 2022. All seats buy 1 get 1 free
4 Mar 2022
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.
4 Mar 2022
AniMate: Venus collection - season 1

AniMate: Venus collection - season 1

Join us for a compilation of some of the most amazing short films from all around the World
5 Mar 2022
North By NorthWest the play

North By NorthWest the play

Hitchcock’s classic North By NorthWest comes to Sydney Lyric Theatre
9 Mar 2022
Fantabulosa

Fantabulosa

Boy George's FANTABULOSA is debuting at the ICC Sydney in March 2022!
11 Mar 2022
AniMate: Australian collection and winning films

AniMate: Australian collection and winning films

Join us for a compilation of some of the most amazing short films from all around the World
12 Mar 2022
BonkerZ Presents 10 comics comedy slam

BonkerZ Presents 10 comics comedy slam

See some of the hottest or soon to be hottest, pros, semi-pros and rising stars, from around the world
18 Mar 2022
Obedient Being

Obedient Being

Trained from birth, we subconsciously follow the rules of life
18 Mar 2022
@Abu Salim

@Abu Salim

A wild, gender-bending, Arabic infused, comedy mash-up
25 Mar 2022
Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: The Phantom of the Opera

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: The Phantom of the Opera

Experience the phenomenon as the Music of the Night resounds across Sydney Harbour
25 Mar 2022
Lady Precious Stream

Lady Precious Stream

An unlikely literary phenomenon - a Chinese play written in English by Hsiung Shi-I
1 Apr 2022
Hamlet

Hamlet

Ordered to kill. Tempted to resist. Live or die.
2 Apr 2022
Cabaret De Paris

Cabaret De Paris

Starring Australia’s leading lady Rhonda Burchmore
22 Apr 2022
In a Nutshell

In a Nutshell

A journey through Shakespeare’s best-loved plays with Peter Evans as your guide.
22 Apr 2022
Shammgods

Shammgods

Breaking ankles and egos
22 Apr 2022
An American in Paris

An American in Paris

The rapturous musical An American in Paris will play in Sydney from April 2022
29 Apr 2022
E Dui Dui

E Dui Dui

Fijian performance artist Stelly G
29 Apr 2022
Still Unqualified

Still Unqualified

Straight-talking Joanne and perennially optimistic Felicity are back in this sequel to 2018’s hilarious hit comedy.
29 Apr 2022
A Letter for Molly by Brittanie Shipway

A Letter for Molly by Brittanie Shipway

This celebration of culture brings to light the importance of identity and the power of a mother-daughter relationship.
9 May 2022
World of musicals​

World of musicals​

The Musical Gala with an international cast bringing London’s West End and New York’s Broadway together returns
15 May 2022
The Infinity Mirror

The Infinity Mirror

A conversation between a woman and an AI construction of herself.
20 May 2022
The Listies: Make Some Noise

The Listies: Make Some Noise

Monkey Baa presents The Listies brand-new musical-ish comedy ‘Make Some Noise’.
20 May 2022
A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

Playwright Joanna Murray-Smith gives a fresh perspective to Ibsen’s classic.
10 Jun 2022
Scott Silven's Wonders

Scott Silven's Wonders

World-renowned mentalist Scott Silven will mystify crowds at the Opera House this June
14 Jun 2022
Jagged Little Pill

Jagged Little Pill

The Tony and Grammy award winning musical Jagged Little Pill is returning to Theatre Royal Sydney from July 2022.
9 Jul 2022
The One by Vanessa Bates

The One by Vanessa Bates

THE ONE colourfully unravels the complexities of what it means to be Eurasian in contemporary Australia.
22 Jul 2022
One Man In His Time: John Bell and Shakespeare

One Man In His Time: John Bell and Shakespeare

Spend an evening with John Bell as he shares his humour, wit and a lifetime of experience walking beside Shakespeare.
2 Sep 2022
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.
2 Sep 2022
Ghazal Maestro Pankaj Udhas - Live in Concert

Ghazal Maestro Pankaj Udhas - Live in Concert

An Indian ghazal singer, composer and musician, Pankaj Udhas will be performing one and only mega concert
4 Sep 2022
The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

Far-fetched coincidences and chaotic hilarity
30 Sep 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
Cinderella

Cinderella

One of the most beautiful musicals of all time
23 Oct 2022
Cinderella the Musical

Cinderella the Musical

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is coming to the Sydney Lyric in October!
23 Oct 2022