2024 Subscription Season
First Nations
The Off Season 2024
The Theatre Royal presents Moogahlin Performing Arts and Sydney Theatre Company's

The Visitors

by Jane Harrison
1 - 3 Aug 2024 (3 performances)
Thu 1 Aug 2024 7:30 pm
Fri 2 Aug 2024 7:30 pm
Sat 3 Aug 2024 7:30 pm
Theatre Royal

Awarded Best Mainstage Production and Best Ensemble at the 2023 Sydney Theatre Awards

On a sweltering day in January 1788, seven clan leaders gather on a sandstone escarpment overlooking the harbour. Beyond the friendly banter, protocols, and hospitality, a momentous decision is waiting to be made.

A mysterious fleet of giant nawi is amassing in the harbour and as they creep closer, these seven representatives must choose unanimously: whether to send these strangers on their way or welcome them?

After its Sydney Theatre Award-winning premiere production at the 2020 Sydney Festival, Muruwari playwright Jane Harrison’s The Visitors is a brand new production directed by Quandamooka man Wesley Enoch.

The Visitors is a powerful and contemplative performance that challenges the mind and moves the heart.
Time Out

John Blair
Sean Dow
Beau Dean Riley
James Slee
Dion Williams
Dalara Williams

Opening Night event
Thursday 1 August 2024


Buy tickets to The Visitors and The Box in one transaction and get 20% off!

To claim this discount, simply purchase tickets to The Visitors and The Box in one transaction via this link.

This August, the Theatre Royal is presenting two outstanding First Nations works, The Visitors and The Box.  

Jane Harrison’s The Visitors has had rave reviews and was awarded Best Mainstage Production at the 2023 Sydney Theatre Awards. Produced by Moogahlin Performing Arts and Sydney Theatre Company, and directed by Wesley Enoch, this entertaining and thought-provoking work asks a timeless question of who we welcome onto our land. The Visitors will be presented in The Theatre Royal from 1-3 August.

The Box by acclaimed Palawa playwright Nathan Maynard and Murri-born Nipaluna-raised artist Rob Braslin is a comedic and profoundly moving theatre experience, uncovering the painful truths and actions that define one family’s existence inside a government experiment. Produced by Mudlark Theatre Company The Box will be presented in the Studio Theatre from 7 - 8 August.

This is an incredible opportunity to experience two contemporary First Nations stories and the Theatre Royal is pleased to offer a 20% discount to patrons attending both shows.

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Stalls & Dress Circle
Premium      Full  $89 | Concession $79
A Reserve    Full $79 | Concession $69
B Reserve    Full $69 | Concession $59
C Reserve    Full $59 | Concession $49

Premium      Full $79 | Concession $69
A Reserve    Full $79 | Concession $69
B Reserve    Full $59 | Concession $49
C Reserve    Full $49 | Concession $39

Limited 30 Under 30 / Industry Allies / Student Members $30
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75 mins (no interval)

Patrons' Advice

Infrequent coarse language, themes of racial violence, descriptions of violence, intergenerational trauma, and theatrical haze.

For wheelchair and accessible seating enquiries, please contact our box office on (03) 6146 3300 or boxoffice@theatreroyal.com.au