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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, […]


Marking 50 years since its debut Australian season, tribal rock musical HAIR will take to the stage once again at the Sydney Opera House. A revolutionary musical packed with original classic hits, this October HAIR will have new life injected with a contemporary take on the 1969 hit.  Starring Packed To The Rafters four-time Logie winner […]

What’s Wrong With You?

Marking her solo debut show at the Sydney Opera House, Australia’s darling of comedy Anne ‘Eddo’ Edmonds is bringing her new stand-up show What’s Wrong With You? to Sydney this October. After spending most of her stand-up career looking inwards and exploring her flaws and observations in front of packed audiences, Anne is now turning […]

SmartFone Flick Fest 2019

In our modern culture, everybody carries a camera. Yet very few of us look at ourselves as cinematographers or directors. The global phenomena that is the annual SmartFone Flick Fest (SF3) looks to prove that perhaps we should, because as SF3 ambassador David Wenham said, “A filmmaker with a smartphone is only limited by the […]


Think of some of the classic movie locations of all time and you might immediately recall the mean streets of New York City, the boulevards of Paris or the historic precincts of Rome. All have been the urban film sets of some of cinema’s greatest classics. Sydney, on the other hand, can’t quite match its […]


Sydney Opera House The building-sized cluster of sea shells at the end of Bennelong Point is arguably the most recognised Australian icon and one of the most architecturally distinguished structures in the world. And it gives as much in function as it does in form. With two large auditoriums, three small to medium theatres and […]