Gatsby at The Green Light at Sydney Opera House

Sat 16th December, 2023 – Sun 25th February, 2024
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point
Price: $80–$190
In an Australian first, a theatrical imagining of the classic novel comes to the iconic Sydney venue – complete with live music, burlesque performers and more.

In Gatsby at The Green Light, director Craig Ilott riffs on F Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 classic The Great Gatsby to create something entirely new. The immersive theatrical experience will have its world premiere at the Sydney Opera House: an evening of pure escapism, taking inspiration from the novel’s reclusive titular character, Jay Gatsby, and his indulgent parties.

Over 75 minutes, attendees will be transported to America in the roaring ’20s, when Prohibition was at its peak. A troupe of entertainers – aerial, burlesque, dance and circus – will whirl across a glittery bar stage and among the crowd. And an exclusive cocktail menu has been designed to capture the indulgence and imagination of the era. A Green Light Gimlet, perhaps? Or maybe a Reggio Manhattan?

For an extra immersive experience, reserve a cabaret table – complete with canapes and cocktails – to get up close and personal with the spectacular characters in Gatsby’s dream club.