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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Statement from the Board of Sydney Festival
Sydney Festival commits to implementing key findings of independent review.
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Sydney Festival 2023 Dates Announced
From 5 – 29 January 2023, we're bringing the good times back.
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Your guide to art, bars and bites on Oxford Street
Check out the boutique bars and eats on Darlinghurst
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In the Wake of Progress: Insights from the artist
Delve deeper into the meaning and making of In the Wake of Progress.
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A curator's guide to VIVID Sydney 2022
From Sydney Festival Music Producer Chris Twite
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Sydney Festival Roadshow 2022
We're inviting regional and rural audiences to experience highlights from this year's Festival
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REWIND: Relive new highlights from our January season
We're bringing the good times direct to your home.
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Seven things to see in Sydney this autumn
Much like a box of Celebrations, you're bound to find something that takes your fancy.
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Everything you need to know about Sydney Symphony Under the Stars
Your ultimate guide to Sydney Symphony Under the Stars
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Thanks for joining us at Sydney Festival 2022
A message from Sydney Festival Director Olivia Ansell
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How to tackle the final week of Sydney Festival
Your guide to the good times
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Fun, family-friendly shows for all ages
Plus free outdoor art activities!
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Antony Hamilton and Chiara Kickdrum on Yung Lung
Contemporary dance meets rave party meets an existential crisis
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COVID-19 health info as of Friday 7 January
Update from Sydney Festival
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Sydney Festival: How to tackle the first week
Your guide on who to see, where to go and what to watch
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Contemporary Music Highlights at Speakers Corner
Need help navigating all the goodness stretched across January at Speakers Corner?
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Free and outdoor events at Sydney Festival
Get your sneakers and sunnies. Good times to be had in the sun - and under the stars - this January.
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Speakers Corner
Everything you need to know about Speakers Corner
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