Enjoy world class musicals at Sydney’s beautiful theatres, from the latest Broadway and West End shows, to timeless classics. The city has an exciting events calendar of musical performances, featuring local and international artists at a range of stunning venues.
What’s on in Sydney this Summer
- Shrek the Musical at Sydney Lyric
- School of Rock the Musical at the Capitol Theatre
- Bran Nue Dae at
Parramatta Riverside Theatres,
- Six at Sydney Opera House
- The Life of Us at Hayes Theatre Co.
Sydney Opera House
Enjoy musical theatre at the iconic Sydney Opera House. 2020 sees the arrival of West End hit Six The Musical – a pop production about Henry VIII’s six wives, as well as Songs For Nobodies, a one woman show featuring the music of Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf and Maria Callas.
Opera Australia will be presenting Fiddler on the Roof, performed in Yiddish with English subtitles in a unique, authentic language version of a much-loved musical theatre classic. The performances will take place at Sydney Opera House in Spring 2020.
The heritage listed Capitol Theatre hosts touring productions of big name musicals, including School of Rock – The Musical in 2019 and Disney’s Frozen in 2020. Located in Haymarket, the delicious eateries of Chinatown are a short stroll away.
Sydney Lyric Theatre
Sydney Lyric Theatre in Pyrmont will be hosting the Australian premiere of Hamilton in 2021, as well as 9 to 5 The Musical and Shrek The Musical in 2020. The theatre is part of The Star, where you’ll also find a casino, fashion boutiques, a hotel and gourmet restaurants, including Momofuku Seiobo, The Century and Sokyo.
The pioneering indigenous musical Bran Nue Dae will return to Sydney in 2020 for its 30th anniversary tour as party of Sydney Festival. The world’s first Aboriginal stage musical tells the story of Willie, a teenager on a coming of age road trip in Western Australia, produced by a collective of Australia's biggest opera companies.