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.
Sydney Opera House
Enjoy musical theatre at the iconic Sydney Opera House. 2020 sees the arrival of American Psycho The Musical, based on the novel and Hollywood movie and The Light in the Piazza – an enchanting Broadway musical set in Florence that won six Tony Awards.
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 Menopause 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.
Each January Sydney Festival transforms the city with an exciting program of art and performances. The three weeklong festival features international and local artists at a range of venues including Sydney Opera House, Carriageworks and the festivals own pop up, the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent.