Events In Sydney

2/28/18 to 9/2/18

The Book of Mormon

Rowan Witt and company in “The Book of Mormon” (©Jeff Busby)

Winner of nine Tony Awards® including Best Musical, “The Book of Mormon” is now playing in Sydney, after a sold out season in Melbourne. Get a ticket fast to this hilarious, bold and original show, about Elder Price and Elder Cunningham and their journey to Africa. This is a hilarious must-see...
4/13/18 to 10/14/18

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

"Crab Surprise" (©Justin Gilligan/Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition (developed and produced by the Natural History Museum in London), is on at the Australian National Maritime Museum. See 100 extraordinary images that celebrate the diversity of the natural world, from intimate animal portraits to...
5/12/18 to 9/9/18

The Archibald Prize exhibition

Archibald Prize 2018 finalist
Yvette Coppersmith
'Self-portrait, after George Lambert'
oil and acrylic on linen
132 x 112 cm
© the artist
Photo: AGNSW, Jenni Carter

The Archibald Prize painting exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales shows off the winner and finalists from the renowned portrait competition, The Archibald Prize. You’ll see the winning work, Yvette Coppersmith’s self-portrait in the style of George Lambert, as well as finalist works...
5/29/18 to 1/30/19

James Cameron – Challenging the Deep

(Courtesy Australian National Maritime Museum)

Developed by the Australian National Maritime Museum, the “James Cameron – Challenging the Deep” exhibition takes visitors to the depths of the ocean through the lens of Cameron’s underwater cameras and his other incredible technological innovations that have enabled us to see the least known...
7/6/18 to 9/23/18

John Mawurndjul: I am the old and the new

Installation view, "John Mawurndjul: I am the old and the new", Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, image courtesy and © the artist, photograph: Jessica Maurer.

An outstanding exhibition of indigenous art is now on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA). “John Mawurndjul: I am the old and the new” is the first major survey of works by one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists, master bark painter John Mawurndjul. He is celebrated...
7/18/18 to 8/31/18

Opera Australia's "Aida"

(Courtesy Opera Australia)

Opera Australia presents a spectacular new production of Verdi’s “Aida”. Celebrated Italian director Davide Livermore takes the helm in his Opera Australia debut, whilst Gianluca Falaschi has created costumes for this brand-new show. The rotating cast includes the stunning soprano Amber Wagner as...
7/21/18 to 11/11/18

John Russell at Art Gallery of New South Wales

John Russell, 'Peasant woman with sunflowers', oil on canvas, 32.5 x 46.5 cm. Collection of Allen Hunter & Carmel Dyer, Brisbane. Photo: AGNSW, Jenni Carter.

An exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales explores the work of John Russell, Australia’s French Impressionist. It is the first major survey of Russell’s work in 40 years and brings together 120 paintings, drawings and watercolours, drawn from the Art Gallery of NSW collection and from...
8/7/18 to 1/27/19

Human non Human

Ken Thaiday with Jason Christopher, Beizam Triple Hammer Head Shark, 2016, Cast aluminium, stainless steel, aluminium extrusion, steel, Perspex, rubber, electronic components, computer system, audio, 3500x2800x2800mm. Courtesy of the artists. Photograph: Jason Christopher.

The exhibition "Human non Human", poses the question: what makes us human, and how might humans adapt in the future? It merges architecture, design, robotics, biotechnology, chemistry, animism, film and performance across four themes correlating to integral elements of life: Food, Work, Sex and...
8/10/18 to 9/1/18

The Turk in Italy

(Courtesy Opera Australia)

Don’t miss director Simon Phillips’ hilarious production of “The Turk in Italy”. This Opera Australia production of the Rossini opera offers retro comedy and dazzling sets. Rising Australian soprano Stacey Alleaume makes her role debut as Fiorilla, alongside Italian bass-baritone Paolo Bordogna.
8/23/18 to 9/30/18

Calamity Jane

(Credit Marnya Rothe)

Virginia Gay reprises her lead role in a new season of “Calamity Jane” at Belvoir Theatre. Featuring timeless songs such as “The Deadwood Stage”, “Windy City”, “Black Hills of Dakota” and “Secret Love”, this rough-and-ready reimagining of the classic musical is a must-see. Virginia Gay, star of TV’...