Make sure to squeeze in some leisure time with your family between January 9-27 because the annual Sydney Festival is ready to transform the city in one of the biggest cultural celebrations.
From music to dance to theatre to visual arts, January’s program features 18 world premieres – five Australian premieres and eight Aussie exclusives with a variety of new co-commissions, delivering the highest quality art and big ideas.
Don’t miss out on two international hit theatre shows in Roslyn Packer Theatre: Beware of Pity, exclusively to SydFest 2019 directed by world-renowned Simon McBurney, and HOME, a piece by award-winning theatre performer, director, and absurdist Geoff Sobelle.
The world-famous Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent and Festival Garden come back to Hyde Park to feature Pigalle, a new festival commission. Meanwhile, the musical line-up includes Orquesta Akokan, a 13-piece mambo band from Cuba and international artists like Julia Holter, Nakhane, Paul Capsis and a lot more.
Gather the whole family and witness the amazing performances of Circus Comes to Town. And at the Sydney Opera House, the award-winning novel A Ghost in My Suitcase is adapted for the stage – narrating the story of a young girl’s trip to her ancestral home in China and into the world of ghost-hunting.
Sydney’s iconic venue Carriageworks displays a curated offering of powerful new works, Australian premieres, and pieces to stretch audience horizons. Dance to the beat with One Infinity, Dust, and a whole lot more of a vibrant showcase of talent.
These are just some of the main highlights for the annual Sydney Festival 2019. Make sure to celebrate with the whole family and catch the most sought-after events and attractions!
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