Top 3 Classic Theatre Shows in Sydney this November

Be it a live cabaret on a Showboat vessel or a Broadway ‘Cinderella’ show etc., the Sydney theatre scene has much to offer.


The stage is set. Actors are decked in flashy finery and make-up, ready to entertain…  And finally, the giant curtains are about to rise… So fasten your seatbelts… and get ready for a dazzling night of music, action and style!  

For, it’s November!

Australia’s adorable harbour city, ‘Sydney’ is ready to bewitch you with her cutting-edge showbiz. Cabarets, recitals, musicals, stage dramas, comedy shows and concerts – locals are spoilt for choice. Sydney takes pride in her vibrant arts and cultural scene. Right from epic Broadway shows, blockbuster musicals to humble indigenous gems, the city is a melting pot of theatrical entertainment.

We have rounded up the top three showstoppers that will sweep you off your feet this month!

1)     Live Cabaret ‘Voyage of Love’ on a Harbour Cruise:

If you are fond of cabaret, you are in for a spectacular visual treat with this one.

Titled ‘Voyage of Love’, the live cabaret show onboard Showboat Sydney Harbour cruise enchants viewers like none other. It oozes the perfect oomph and glamour, intoxicating cruisers with seductive dance moves and brilliant song and dance routines from all across the world!

What’s more – the talented Australian cast sets the floor on fire. So, relax and enjoy the jaw-dropping performances seated at your dining table. To ensure a comfortable culinary experience, attentive waiters are at your beck and call.

The show commences with the mind blowing performance of a talented songstress – perfectly setting the evening mood. What continues next is a sensuous storm of music, song, dance, drama and recitation that leave viewers spellbound!

With costumes adorned with feathers, colours and attractive designs, Voyage of Love is a magical fusion of music, dance, song and dialogues. This one-hour cabaret show is the ultimate accompaniment to your dinner cruises on Sydney Harbour . In fact, it is Australia’s longest running cabaret since 1987!

Add to it, the joy of sailing past Sydney’s iconic landmarks on a paddlewheeler in a classic wine-dine-show experience simply takes the cake!

However, to soak in the stunning harbour views and its scenic attractions sans the show, cruisers can opt for a Sydney lunch cruise experience.

2)    ‘Cinderella’ of the Broadway fame:

Not really attracted to cabarets?

Well, then, choose the award-winning Broadway production of ‘Cinderella’, by Rodgers and Hammersteins. The show comes with a unique timeless appeal. Young or old, Cinderella continues to charm every section of her audience. It is an ideal family entertainer, so make sure you invite your family members. And of course, your besties.

With dreamy costumes and a remarkable set design, the show almost ensures a time travel to your childhood! Don’t be surprised to find your inner child come alive with this one.

This classic Broadway version of Cinderella adds some funny twists to the original story. This only adds to the thrill element. Adored by many, it’s charisma and wit effortlessly beat intellectual plays!

3)    ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’

Being a hotbed of classical theatre shows, Sydney has another exciting idea up her sleeve that will jazz up your evening.

Sydney’s Capitol Theatre brings you ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’, the hot favourite of the local audience! This venue is famous for hosting a lovely variety of renowned ballet, musicals and opera. But this time, Capitol Theatre has literally transformed into Paris – just to create the quintessential ambiance of Moulin Rouge, the most exciting club of Paris! Classy red velvet drapes, marvellous chandeliers, a red windmill and more, producers have left no stone unturned in their efforts to woo you!

The makers have successfully recreated the magic of the original movie by Baz Luhrmann.

The plot, as well as the presentation, will keep you hooked to your seats. The musical talks about a young poet who falls in love with a cabaret star and courtesan, the latter being the star performer of Moulin Rouge! Thanks to its dynamic dance numbers and flawless performance of every actor, your attention will be glued to the screen for a few hours.

Depending on your preferences, book the show of your liking right now. After all, you want to grab the much sought-after front row seats, don’t you? Hurry!