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The Complete Works – New Year’s Eve special

Escape the crowds enjoy the Bard without the boring bits. Here�s your chance to enjoy the best value New Years Eve package on offer. Have a great laugh at the Sydney Opera House with London�s longest running comedy, then enjoy the event “Lawn With The View” on Bennelong Lawn. Positioned above the Sydney Opera House forecourt in the Royal Botanic Gardens “Lawn With The View” provides access to an exclusive vantage point for the New Year’s Eve fireworks displays at 9am and 12 midnight over Sydney Harbour. Starring Erik Thomson, Damian Callinan and Darren Gilshenan, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) is a rollicking roller coaster of comedy. Hold on to your seats and prepare to be taken on a frenzied romp through all 37 of Shakespeare�s plays in just 97 minutes.

Date: Wed, 31 December
Venue: Playhouse, Sydney Opera House
Admission: For $240* per person THE COMPLETE WORKS PACKAGE INCLUDES: * A ticket to the performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) commencing at 5.45pm in the Playhouse, Sydney Opera House * A ticket to the Lawn with the View event on Bennelong Lawn, including Gourmet Picnic Hamper. * Complimentary Theatre programme

The show’s regular run is as follows:
Date: 30 December to 15 January
Venue: Playhouse, Sydney Opera House
Admission: FRI 9PM/SAT 8.15PM: PREMIUM Adults $57 / A RESERVE Adults $55 ALL OTHER PERFORMANCES: PREMIUM Adults $55 A RESERVE Adults $50 / Aust Pensioners & Full-Time Students $46 / Child under 16 $32

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House
Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: (02) 9250 7777
Fax: (02) 9251 7347

Public Transport: Short walk from Circular Quay station.
Parking: Owners of Lexus vehicles are entitled to on-site Vehicle Concourse parking subject to availability. Call the VIP line on (02) 9250 7386. Sydney Opera House carpark open from 6.30am-1.30am, seven days. Prices vary. Call (02) 9247 7599 for details.

I’m not sure if Erik is part of the shows that run after the New Year’s Eve show, but an Erik list I’m on says that he is. So there it is. For any Aussies out there in the Sydney area, I hope you get a chance to check it out!

A bit more info:

* The roles of Hamlet, Titus, Macbeth, Mark Antony and King John will be performed by Erik Thomson.