Calling all lovers

This January, we celebrate our 40th Festival and we’re cooking up some fun to celebrate. Right now, we’re on the hunt for stories of love and family. Met your future partner in the Spiegeltent? Spent a first date picnicking in …

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Wesley Enoch next Sydney Festival Director

We are thrilled to announce Wesley Enoch as Festival Director of Sydney Festival for the 2017-2019 Festivals. He will take the reins from Lieven Bertels, who completes his term in January 2016, marking the Festival’s 40th anniversary.

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Black Diggers on tour

A hit at its world premiere at Sydney Festival 2014, Queensland Theatre Company is hitting the road and taking Black Diggers on tour.

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Kiss & Cry: What are people saying?


One of the most moving shows of Sydney Festival 2015, Kiss & Cry officially opened last night and is already getting some incredible feedback!

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Five things on Jaco van Dormael


Jaco van Dormael is a film director, screenwriter and playwright, known for his intricate and critically acclaimed films. He’s also the man behind #sydfest 2015 performance piece Kiss & Cry, alongside choreographer Michele Anne De Mey.

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