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A tale of passion, love, and betrayal soon turns into a very unexpected thriller. With Puccini’s composition and performances by the brilliant trio in the lead, don’t miss watching Tosca in Sydney.

Why watch Tosca

Edward Dick’s direction and Puccini’s music have come together to create a sensational opera that will leave opera lovers wanting more! This acclaimed five-star production from Opera North with a set designed by Tom Scutt to unveil the action and drama, is going to be an unforgettable operatic experience for even first-time viewers. The trio performances of Tosca, Cavaradossi, and Chief of Police Scarpia, make this opera, what it is! Tosca is coming to the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House.

The story

Tosca is about Cavaradossi and Tosca’s love story that seems straight out of the novel at first until Angelotti and the Chief of Police Scarpia enter the scene. Despite Cavaradossi reassuring Tosca of his love, jealousy overpowers her emotions and she is forced to make a decision, influenced by the Chief. Will Tosca’s decision save her relationship or ruin it? Book your tickets now to find out!

Great for

Drama | Opera lovers | Thriller

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Show details

Genre: Opera

Theatre Name: Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House

Theatre Capacity: 1507

Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House

Theatre Facilities: Wheelchair accessibility, pram parking, escalators and elevators, cloakrooms, food and beverages

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast & Crew


Edward Dick


Giacomo Puccini

Musical Direction

Johannes Fritzsch (Jun 25-Jul 18)

Tahu Matheson (Jul 27-Aug 16)

Set Designer

Tom Scutt

Additional Tips

  • Keep in mind, that the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly. Bring along a light jacket if needed.

  • This production contains the depiction of violence.

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