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Songs For Nobodies

Cabaret superstar Bernadette Robinson is returning from a sold-out season on London’s West End, bringing her hit play Songs For Nobodies back home to Australia for a limited season. First performed 10 years ago, Songs For Nobodies was specifically written for Robinson by Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith and is directed by Simon Phillips. In the […]

Poirot And More: A Retrospective

David Suchet who is best known for his role as Agatha Christie’s Belgian Detective for the past 25 years is set to return to the Australian Stages in the Poirot and More: A Retrospective show. Behind the detective and the many faces such as Lady Bracknell and Freud, Suchet is renowned for being able to […]

REVIEW: Carmen

Arguably one of the most popular operas in any repertoire, Bizet’s Carmen is an easy pleaser due to its hit after hit collection of familiar tunes and its easy to follow storyline. But, because of this, in the wrong hands it can suffer the banality of cliches and same ol’ same ol’ design. Not this […]

Cirque Stratosphere

The visionary minds that produced Circus 1903 and The Illusionists are bringing a new spectacular show to the Sydney Opera House. Cirque Stratosphere represents an evolution of traditional circus, catapulting it into the future. In an immersive, cosmic universe, a selection of the world’s greatest acrobats and gymnasts will defy gravity and challenge notions of […]

All You Need Is Love

Now in its sixth year, the All You Need Is Love concert at the Sydney Opera House has become as much a New Year’s Day ritual as a beach picnic. The 2020 show features a line up of immeasurable talent - Jack Jones (Southern Sons), Ciaran Gribbin (INXS), Rai Thistlethwayte (Thirsty Merc) and Jackson Thomas […]

Just For Laughs 2019

By Madison Behringer. Returning to Sydney for its ninth year in a row, annual comedy festival Just For Laughs will kick off on October 28. Held at the Sydney Opera House and other various venues around Sydney, the festival features a live TV show, Just For Laughs Australia: Live hosted by comedian Nick Cody, an […]

Zohra Orchestra: All-Female Ensemble of Afghanistan

Courtesy of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the Opera House will be hosting a performance by the Zohra Orchestra, an all-woman orchestra from Afghanistan. The event will mark the 100th anniversary of the reclamation of Afghanistan’s independence and the 50th anniversary of Afghanistan-Australian diplomatic relations. Zohra is the name of a Persian goddess of music. Led […]

The Hourglass Ensemble

For many people, classical/chamber music is one of the most intimidating styles of live performance. Thankfully though The Hourglass Ensemble is revolutionising the way chamber music is delivered to audiences and in the process breaking down many of the barriers people often encounter. Formed in 2015 by Artistic Director Dr Andrew Kennedy The Hourglass Ensemble […]

Art Attack – Kamasi Washington

Next up the Opera House has a concert catering to the jazz aficionado in the family. Ground-breaking modern jazz visionary Kamasi Washington will return to the Sydney Opera House with his eight-piece band next Friday. Together Washington and his band will premiere their transcendent sophomore record Heaven And Earth to Australian audiences. Oct 9. Sydney […]

Art Attack – Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo

School holidays are in full swing, but that doesn’t mean the kids need to miss out on some education alongside their fun. The Sydney Opera House will be playing host to an incredible show for anybody with an infatuation for dinosaurs. Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo will take audiences back in time to meet awesome prehistoric creatures, […]