Festival Stories
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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How to become a ghost-hunter in China
Watch out for the pus-eating ‘tumour ghosts’
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Useful facts you need to know about Schaubühne Berlin
The provocative company behind Beware of Pity
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Jonathan Bree’s playlist of influential tunes
Delicious pop morsels
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Nakhane on spiritual rebirth, Grace Jones and the “underbelly of sex”
Catch him in the Spiegeltent while you still can
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We made you a playlist of Sydney Festival 2019 music
A 20 song tour of the music program
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Critics and audiences are raving about HOME
“One of the most extraordinary pieces of theatre I’ve ever seen”
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What tickets to get everyone you know for Christmas
Look cultured & save money
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Provocative art, dance and theatre at Carriageworks
Raw aesthetics and industrial vibes. The building is cool too.
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17 fun family friendly shows for all ages
Plus free outdoor art activities!
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BLAK OUT PROGRAM
Hear First Nations stories of all kinds
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Under 30? Here are 15 shows with cheaper tickets for you
Livin’ la vida low income? We’ve got you.
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Travel to the moon with free outdoor art at Sydney Festival
Ground control to Major Tom
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10 unusual experiences you can only have at Sydney Festival
From world premieres to the truly weird
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What's On In October
7 things to keep you occupied this October
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9 things to do this September
Spring has arrived
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7 Things To Do This August
Enjoy Sydney this winter
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Gotye's homage to Jean-Jacques Perry
Listen Here
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9 Things to do in July
Our Top Picks
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Love our free events? Help make them possible
Support Sydney Festival
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That's a wrap on #sydfest 2018!
Thanks from Wesley Enoch
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