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14 Jun - 20 Jul 2024 Theatre

King Lear

For the first time since 2010, Bell Shakespeare presents King Lear. Directed by Peter Evans and starring one of Australia’s finest classical actors Robert Menzies, this heart-wrenching new production promises to be powerful and utterly unforgettable.  

14 - 24 Aug 2024 Theatre

Pride and Prejudice

Film, television and stage icon, Nadine Garner brings to life Pride and Prejudice, a unique but faithful adaptation in words and music of Jane Austen’s most famous work. With a score by Carl Davis, Nadine is joined on stage with internationally acclaimed musicians Melvyn Tan (Piano) and Madeleine Easton (Violin) in this unique but faithful production.

28 - 31 Aug 2024 Theatre

UnWrapped Class Act

In Class Act, working class unfortunate Mish Grigor tells the story of a grotesque world of class and social mobility straight from her dirty mouth. Part of UnWrapped at Sydney Opera House.

4 - 8 Sep 2024 Theatre

In A Nutshell: The Poetry of Violence

Join Artistic Director Peter Evans and a crack team of actors as they jump from scene to scene and play to play, exploring the poetry of violence with relish and delight.  

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5 Sep - 12 Oct 2024 Theatre


The special return of one of 2023’s greatest theatrical experiences and a compelling insight into the person behind the public mask.

17 - 22 Sep 2024 Theatre

Fountain Lakes In Lockdown: A Drag Parody Play

What did Australia’s foxiest morons get up to during the pandemic? Find out in this hilarious play staring an all-drag cast!

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28 Oct - 7 Dec 2024 Theatre


After a sellout, rave-reviewed season in Melbourne, this lush, romantic, and transporting portrait of an Australian art icon – the irrepressible Sunday Reed – is having its Sydney premiere.

29 Nov 2024 Theatre

The World on Wheels

An inspiring new work by Performing Hearts Theatre, presented by The Cerebral Palsy Alliance. Get ready to laugh, cry and be amazed.

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Highlights from Boublil & Schönberg’s Do You Hear The People Sing?

Through decades of collaboration, lyricist Alain Boublil and composer Claude-Michel Schönberg have graced world stages with timeless classics such as Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, La Révolution Française, Martin Guerre and The Pirate Queen.

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On The Level with Brian Cox

Candid, in-depth, and always revealing, On The Level is a monthly interview series that catches up with artists during their visit to the Sydney Opera House, discussing their careers, inspirations, and preparations for their performance.

“My sun in dark places”: How theatre saved Hasiba Ebrahimi

Amidst a challenging childhood across three countries, Hasiba Ebrahimi found her calling in theatre and the life-affirming power of storytelling. Now, more than a decade later, Hasiba stars in Dorr-e Dari, a poetic multimedia celebration of love, poetry and classical Persian culture from Afghanistan.

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