Sydney Opera House

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Benjamin Millepied on queering Romeo and Juliet: ‘In France they called me woke’
The Black Swan choreographer is bringing his unique take on Shakespeare to Sydney – involving cameras and dancers running outside the Opera House

Dee Jefferson

10, May, 2024 @3:00 PM

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No Pay? No Way! review – this 50-year-old cost-of-living satire is perfect for today’s Australia
Drama theatre, Sydney Opera House
Set in the aftermath of a riot in a supermarket over skyrocketing prices, Marieke Hardy’s adaptation of Dario Fo is marvellously funny

Elissa Blake

11, Apr, 2024 @2:56 AM

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Tara Rae Moss: ‘So many doctors in different continents told me that I would never recover’
Eight years ago, the international bestselling author was diagnosed with a debilitating pain condition. Now able to walk again, she talks about women, medicine and pushing into the unknown

Neha Kale

08, Mar, 2024 @2:00 PM

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Fred Again at Sydney Opera House review – a record-breaking, turbocharged night
About 125,000 people tried to get tickets for this surprise show, announced by the savvy British DJ on the day – and the result was a direct hit to the brain’s pleasure centres

Jack Tregoning

28, Feb, 2024 @2:14 AM

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Fred Again: who is the DJ who has thousands queuing for a ‘secret rave’ at the Sydney Opera House?
On Tuesday morning the British DJ announced he will play a surprise show in Sydney – tonight. It has already sold out. Who is he and why do his fans love him so much?

Michael Sun explains it to Sian Cain

26, Feb, 2024 @11:45 PM

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‘Like a gothy yoghurt starter’: how Neil Gaiman and an Australian string quartet fell in love
The English author says crossover project with FourPlay is ‘gloriously strange’ – and unexpectedly popular

Sian Cain

18, Dec, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Barry Humphries remembered as an ‘interstellar’ talent at Sydney Opera House memorial service
‘He loved to torment his audiences but it was from a place of love’, his son Rupert said of his father

Henry Belot

15, Dec, 2023 @5:07 AM

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‘A triumph of imagination over prosaic minds’: how the Sydney Opera House delivered Australia to the world
Acknowledged as an architectural marvel and totem of Sydney, the Opera House also has a unique place in the cultural landscape

Louis Nowra

20, Oct, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Impossible made perfect: builders of the Sydney Opera House look back in wonder
On the landmark’s 50th anniversary, those who built it reflect on the political and technical turmoil of realising Jørn Utzon’s vision

Rafqa Touma

17, Oct, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Camp Cope review – a joyous farewell to the trailblazers’ music and message
In their final show, the band that challenged and changed the Australian music landscape gave a fitting reminder of what they achieved and what we’ll miss

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen

15, Oct, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Sydney Opera House at 50: the stories behind the superstitions, sleepovers and scene-stealing moments
From Hugh Jackman’s black eye to ‘benevolent’ ghosts in the back seats, tour guides, security staff and stage managers guide us through five decades beneath the white sails

Steve Dow

08, Oct, 2023 @2:00 PM

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From pop to classical to avant-garde: the 15 best Sydney Opera House shows to stream for free
The venue is releasing 50 archival films across the next two months, to celebrate its 50th year. Our editors and critics have selected the top picks

Sian Cain, Andrew Stafford, Michael Sun, Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen, Yvonne C Lam, Alyx Gorman, Steve Dow and Tim Byrne

04, Sep, 2023 @12:00 AM

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