Six sizzling weeks


RUNAWAY Gardens returns to its iconic harbourside location at The Rocks in the boutique Spiegeltent garden showcasing Sydney's best live, luscious and up late entertainment.
16 Aug 2022
25 Sep 2022

Step into the opulent interior of the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent and set fire to those mid-winter blues with lashings of  music, cabaret, drag and comedy.

There’s a huge program of creativity on offer….

What's On


RUNAWAY Legends Series

Bona fide legends of the Australian music scene light up the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent in a unique series of performances. Catch the likes of Daryl Braithwaite, Kate Ceberano, Diesel and more. Odette and Jack Ladder will also feature in two special Friday Up Late gigs.

RUNAWAY Festival Club

Sample the  BEST of the FEST each Thursday night with this over 18’s lock-in featuring a different lineup of handpicked artists each week. There’ll be comics, cabaret, circus, and crooners, all backed by the house jazz band fuelled by plenty of gin (it’s basically the law).

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Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett

Risqué but always extraordinary, the queen of Weimar punk returns with a six-week season of the world-wide smash hit. From dazzling spectacles of sword swallowing and hair hanging to boundary pushing burlesque and jaw dropping Cirque Du Soleil aerialists it will be a night of full-frontal fabulousness.

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RUNAWAY Comedy Allstars

This series of solo shows by comedy allstars including Arj Barker, Jimeoin, Akmal, Lawrence Mooney will deliver an unstoppable onslaught of gags! Not to mention the special star-studded one off Multicultural Comedy Gala including Dilruk Jayasinha, Georgie Carroll, Tahir. 

Poof Doof Drag Brunch Club

If a bar stacked with mimosas and a full-tilt showcase of dazzling drag, comedy, burlesque and cabaret superstars sounds like your version of heaven, then you’ll want a ticket to this wild afternoon. It’s a limited season so drink up biatches!

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Merrick Watt’s Idiot’s Guide to Wine

Know nothing about wine? Learn from the man who is simultaneously an idiot and an expert. There’s only two performances,  so snap up tickets now.

Don’t miss out – indulge and inspire your nocturnal imaginings at RUNAWAY Gardens. Sell your soul for a ticket! Chop-chop!

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