Musical Theatre & Cabaret
Upcoming shows, acts and performances
Attend the deliciously dark tale of Sweeney Todd. A gruesome story of a man who is living life by the razor’s edge. Experience Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award®-winning musical thriller, Sweeney Todd, starring Ben Mingay (Hacksaw Ridge, Pirates of Penzance, Packed to the Rafters) and Antoinette Halloran (Mary and Max, Macbeth, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll), directed by celebrated Australian opera and musical theatre director Stuart Maunder AM – this is a musical theatre thriller you don’t want to miss.
High flying, high energy performers treating audiences to breathtaking aerial manoeuvres which will thrill and inspire . Audiences will be delighted by the special ‘Cirque’ type skills and moves which will have them gasping in awe!
Direct from the West End and Broadway, experience this epic love story of passion and tragedy at the iconic Sydney Opera House this August.
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