Festival Stories is where we go deeper on the shows and artists appearing at Sydney Festival.

Bookmark this page for interviews with the artists, behind the scenes stories, top picks from Festival programmers and arts critics, videos, podcasts, playlists and more.

It’s your window into the world of Sydney Festival.
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Watch Wesley Enoch in conversation with The Daisy Theatre’s Ronnie Burkett
A crash course in puppetry
Audio
Listen to Future Classic’s soundtrack for Continuum
Audio for the void
Audio
10 songs that capture summer in Sydney
By Andrew P Street
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That's a wrap on #sydfest 2018!
Thanks from Wesley Enoch
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6 Sydney Festival art exhibitions you can still catch
The Festival’s not quite finished yet
Video
Watch Wesley Enoch in conversation with Fez Faanana from Briefs
“It’s about finding our people.”
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How to tackle the final week of the Festival
It’s your last crack at Festival action for 49 weeks!
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Catch a panel discussion about nuclear weapons with the team from the bomb
Get inspired...and terrified
Video
“Everything is real”
What the audience thought of Festival highlight Barber Shop Chronicles
Video
Watch the delighted audience reactions to RIOT
“We didn’t stop laughing”
Video
Get insight into the About An Hour program with Wesley
For the adventurous Festivalgoer
Video
Watch the crazy crowd reactions to Tree of Codes
“Absolutely amazing”
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How to tackle week two of Sydney Festival
Our pick of the shows not to miss!
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Our pick of the best Festival Feast menu offerings
Fuel up before your Festival shows
Video
Take a look inside interactive artwork Four Thousand Fish
At Barangaroo Reserve
Audio
Listen: our Access podcast episode 4 - Circus City
Tune in
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Listen: the third episode of our access and inclusion podcast
Hit play here
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Your #sydfest pics
Share your snaps with us
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Go deep into all the Australian theatre at this year’s Sydney Festival
Read the scripts, watch interviews, and more
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How to tackle week one of the Festival
Our picks from 9 to 14 January
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