From the cane fields to the city, this iconic Australian story of passion, bittersweet romance and the yearning for lost youth kicks off an incredible season of great theatre at the Drum.
Contains adult themes. Recommended for people aged 15+
The latest play from acclaimed Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith (Honour, Switzerland, Bombshells), American Song tackles the confronting and heart breaking issue of gun violence, reaching beyond national or cultural borders in an intimate exploration of love, forgiveness and parental responsibility.
Contains infrequentcoarse language and mature themes. Recommended for people aged 14+
Tickets on sale at 7am on Tuesday 18 February.
The first piece of independent theatre to be made in and presented by the Drum and will be the first of many local stories told in the theatre.
Devised by almost 40 young people from the community.
Artistic Director: May Sabet
Assistant Director: Fionna Roma
This event is suitable for audiences aged 10+
Finally! Australia’s favourite all-star comedy roadshow is coming your way at the Drum!
Smoke/haze effects may be used during the performance. Adult content warning: Contains coarse language, sexual references, and material that may offend. Recommended for people aged 15+
Archie shares stories and songs from his new memoir and companion album in this special Reconciliation Week event.
Three individuals kick-start a series of events none of them could have anticipated. But when their stories go viral, what will they do next?
Contains coarse language and mature themes. Recommended for ages 14+
Join us for the fun as the team behind the 13-, 26-, 52- and 78-Storey Treehouses Live on Stage return with a fantastical trip through this wild, weird and wonderful world for children 6-12 and their adults. Just beware of the Fortune Teller...
A laugh-out-loud, hilarious and honest cabaret deep-dive look at ourselves, our labels and how we cope… or not…
Support act: Margot Tanjutco
Contains occasional course language, mild sexual references, very mild drug references, and themes relating to mental health (anxiety/depression). Recommended for people aged 15+
Two of Australia's best loved musical theatre stars join forces for this magical night.
Join Ann-Droid on her modern-day Pinocchio journey through a delightful story of discovery in a fantastical digital landscape.
Recommended for children aged 4+
Opera Australia will return to the Drum with the world’s most popular opera - Bizet’s Carmen.
The performance will be sung in French with English subtitles.
A hilarious romp of swapped identities, misguided love, mistaken imprisonment and chaotic mishaps.
Recommended for people aged 12+
A moving true-life musical tribute to the heart, hilarity and sheer hard work of one man’s migrant experience.
Contains occasional course language. Recommended for people aged 13+
Local voices add to this powerful musical experience.
Alison Lester’s classic book comes to life on stage in a wonderful world of song ,light, shadow, text, movement and imagination for children aged 3-8 and their adults.
One of Australia's best-loved stories comes to life on The Drum stage for the first time.
Some adult themes, simulated warfare, and a small amount of coarse language. Recommended for people aged 7+
Electrify your senses. Strap on your 3D glasses and be transported to different worlds in an exhilarating dance-digital mash up.
This show utilises stereoscopic parallax visual effects; seating is limited toonly the seats which allow an appropriate viewing angle. 3D Glasses are provided.