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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Listen to Vox Clamantis Live at Sydney Festival
Recorded by ABC Classic FM
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7 Things to do in May
Our Top Picks
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A Crimson Grail in Pictures
Behind the Scenes with a 100 Guitar Orchestra
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11 things to do in April
Our top picks
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We’re seeking a Principal Partner
Help us deliver Australia's largest summer arts festival
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Sydney Festival on Tour
Festival supporters head across the ditch for Ballet and Art in Auckland
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Missed Dan Daw’s talk at the Festival?
Listen to it here
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9 things to do this month
Make the most of March
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Vale Sir Nicholas Shehadie AC OBE
Gone but not forgotten
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Vale Michael Crouch AC
Greatly missed by us all
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Watch Wesley Enoch in conversation with The Daisy Theatre’s Ronnie Burkett
A crash course in puppetry
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Listen to Future Classic’s soundtrack for Continuum
Audio for the void
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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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4 Sydney Festival art exhibitions you can still catch
The Festival’s not quite finished yet
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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
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“Everything is real”
What the audience thought of Festival highlight Barber Shop Chronicles
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Watch the delighted audience reactions to RIOT
“We didn’t stop laughing”
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