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doughnuts and their famous sea urchin and orange jam toastie. 35 Barangaroo Avenue, Sydney. 8587 5400. barangaroohouse.com.au ZEPHYR SKY BAR

Overlooking Darling Harbour and Barangaroo, the Hyatt Regency’s Zephyr Sky Bar is known for its cutting-edge “levitating” drinks presentation, where custom-made and seasonally-inspired creations are served direct to your table in a smoking, levitating glass. Hyatt Regency Sydney, Level 12, 161 Sussex Street, Sydney. 8099 1234. zephyrbarsydney.com ZETA BAR

Hilton Sydney’s Zeta Bar is an exclusive escape in the heart of the city. Try their award-winning cocktails or sample their share platters, pizza and bar snacks. Level 4, Hilton Sydney, 488 George Street, Sydney. 9265 6070. zetabar.com.au

CASINOS

THE STAR SYDNEY

The Star Sydney is a huge entertainment complex and a memorable night out for all. From their finedining restaurants, cool bars, luxury boutiques, live music, large theatre, spectacular architecture and world-class casino, there’s always something to see and do at The Star. 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont. 9777 9000. star.com.au/sydney

CLASSICAL MUSIC & DANCE

THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET

The Australian Ballet is Australia’s premier ballet company and regularly performs new and classical

works at the Sydney Opera House. Committed to artistic excellence and led by artistic director David McAllister, The Australian Ballet is renowned on the world stage. Performances at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney. 1300 369 741. australianballet.com.au BANGARRA DANCE THEATRE

Bangarra is one of Australia’s leading dance companies bringing contemporary Indigenous culture to the world stage. With a focus on culture and music, Bangarra is led by artistic director Stephen Page and features performers with a proud Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background from across the country. Pier 4, 15 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay. 9251 5333. bangarra.com.au OPERA AUSTRALIA

Australia’s premier opera company, Opera Australia, brings world-class productions to the Sydney Opera House stage, with a varied program that is testament to their artistic depth. Between intricate costumes and astonishing staging, a night with Opera Australia is one to remember. Performances at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney. 9318 8200. opera.org.au SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Led by chief conductor and artistic director David Robertson, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra offers a wide variety of world-class concerts and events. Enjoy classical performances of Beethoven and Mozart, modern pop and rock performers accompanied by the Symphony, and iconic movie soundtracks brought

to life in rich, vibrant sounds. Performances at the Sydney Opera House and City Recital Hall, Sydney. 8215 4600. sydneysymphony.com

LIVE MUSIC

ENMORE THEATRE

Located in the inner-west suburb of Newtown, the Enmore Theatre is Sydney’s home of live music. From the latest indie bands to big name musicians, the Enmore is the place to see the best bands in town from local Aussie acts to international stars. The venue also hosts numerous stand-up comedians and comedy events throughout the year. 118–132 Enmore Road, Newtown. 9550 3666. enmoretheatre.com.au METRO THEATRE

This intimate theatre on George Street is an iconic live music venue. You know you’ve made it in Sydney’s music scene when you headline a gig here. Whether you like rock, indie, alternative, hip hop or a bit of everything, there’s always a diverse line-up of acts on stage at the Metro. 624 George Street, Sydney. 9550 3666. metrotheatre.com.au STATE THEATRE

From grand musicals and stand-up comedy to classic concerts and pop stars, the majestic State Theatre in the heart of the city has seen it all. This iconic venue opened in 1929 and features elements of Gothic and Art Deco architecture. The opulent interior with its architectural embellishments and beautiful chandeliers are a must-see. The State Theatre also hosts movie premieres and is home to the annual Sydney Film Festival.

Scene

49 Market Street, Sydney. 9373 6655. statetheatre.com.au SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

It doesn’t get much better than seeing live music at the sublime Sydney Opera House. From the hallowed halls of the Concert Hall, to a summer night out in the open-air of the Forecourt, it’s always a very special experience. Choose from cutting-edge musical acts to classical symphonies and everything in between. Bennelong Point, Sydney. 9250 7777. sydneyoperahouse.com

THEATRE

BELVOIR

One of Sydney’s most acclaimed theatre companies, Belvoir, is based in the inner-city suburb of Surry Hills. Delivering an innovative program of dynamic Australian theatre featuring some of the country’s best actors, playwrights and directors— as well as emerging talent— across both the Upstairs and Downstairs stages. 18 and 25 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills. 9699 3444. belvoir.com.au SYDNEY THEATRE COMPANY

Sydney Theatre Company (STC) presents a diverse range of shows throughout the year from classic plays to new, Australian productions at its own theatres at The Wharf and at the nearby Roslyn Packer Theatre. Australian acting luminaries to grace the STC stage in recent years include Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Hugo Weaving and Mia Wasikowski. The Wharf theatres, Pier 4, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay. 9250 1777. sydneytheatre.com.au

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Where Magazine Sydney July 2019  

Where Magazine Sydney July 2019