Sydney Opera House

Posted 27 Mar 2017 @ 10:51am

Reviewed on Thursday March 23


I can’t imagine anyone could catch a Kate Miller-Heidke gig and not enjoy themselves.


Even if the music ain’t your cup of tea, she’s a well-seasoned performer these days and able to sprinkle wonderful (and risque) anecdotes and observations through her show with ease, like a petite, operatic Dean Martin. To up the ante even further...

Posted 19 Mar 2017 @ 10:00am

There are many reasons why people turn to comedy. A broken home, a failed life of crime. Premature taxidermy explosion.


Perhaps they stared into the abyss and the abyss giggled coquettishly. Perhaps it’s as Eric Idle suggests in The Road To Mars, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours,” and it’s a way of healing...

Posted 14 Mar 2017 @ 12:04pm

Vivid Sydney has just announced the program for its 2017 festival of light. And for the first time, Barangaroo has been added to the illuminated list. 


This year's program will brighten up even more of Sydney's beloved cityscape. Our Instagram feeds will have more variety than ever with the announcement that Barangaroo will join the bill for the first time, telling the story of...

Posted 14 Mar 2017 @ 10:47am

The full program for the Sydney Opera House's Vivid LIVE festival is here.


Following the announcement that Fleet Foxes are reforming and will headline Vivid LIVE with a series of Opera House shows, the festival programmers have now revealed a bumper full lineup.


Posted 3 Mar 2017 @ 11:26am

Talk, a play that addresses the pressures of the 24-hour news cycle, will debut at the Sydney Opera House this coming April.


Directed by Jonathan Biggins and presented by the Sydney Theatre Company, Talk covers the relationship between journalism, the justice system, the political establishment and social media. 


Talk stars John Walters, with the veteran...

Posted 1 Mar 2017 @ 1:04pm

Folk rock five-piece Fleet Foxes will play their first Australian show in five years at the Sydney Opera House for this year's Vivid LIVE festival.


Fleet Foxes are the first band to be announced for Vivid Sydney 2017 in late May, and will debut music from their upcoming third album.


The band has built a solid fan base over the past decade. The Sydney-only dates...

Posted 27 Feb 2017 @ 10:26am

Last week, the Sydney Opera House was officially fined $15,000 for breaching noise restrictions during a 2015 Florence + The Machine show.


Four Florence + The Machine gigs were held in the Opera House forecourt in November 2015, a mere week after widespread complaints by punters that volume levels were...

Posted 23 Feb 2017 @ 11:22am

Returning for its fifth year, the Sydney Opera House's All About Women festival will be shaking things up on Sunday March 5.


Thousands of women are expected to attend the annual All About Women festival, a day of talks and performances that will shine a light on the voices of women. Many of the major talks and performances have already had their allocations exhausted. But never...


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