Sydney Festival 2018

Sydney Festival returns to Parramatta and Western Sydney in 2018 with a massive circus program plus family theatre, art installations, Indigenous performance, free music and more.

General tickets go onsale from 9am 30 October and can be purchased via the show links below. Sydney Festival multipacks go onsale from 9am 26 October and can be purchased via the Sydney Festival website.

Sydney Festival is delighted to bring Circus City back to Parramatta in January. The Circus Oz Big Top, starring the revered circus company’s latest production Model Citizens, will run in Prince Alfred Square from 2–28 January, and between 11 and 21 January Circus City will come alive every day and evening with free performances by Legs On The Wall, free circus workshops and live music, Flying Trapeze workshops, and more.

Riverside Theatres will also play host to the acclaimed acrobatic troupe Gravity and Other Myths with their visceral new show Backbone, as well as the spectacular family production Alice in Wonderland. See for more.

  • Model Citizens

    02 Jan - 28 Jan 2018
    Off Site Venues
    The always innovative Circus Oz explores modern identity with awesome physicality and biting satire.
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  • Alice in Wonderland (January)

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemRelaxed Performance
    05 Jan - 27 Jan 2018
    Lennox Theatre
    Lewis Carroll’s fantastical classic recreated as a madcap theatrical adventure for the whole family.
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  • Backbone

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    16 Jan - 21 Jan 2018
    Riverside Theatre
    A raw, high-octane exploration of the limits of human strength from the acclaimed acrobatic troupe.
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