It's the hottest ticket in Sydney and you'd generally have to book well in advance to secure the best seats in the house. But if you can't fork out for the regular ticket prices – or if you just aren't organised enough to think about what you'll be doing three months from now – you can enter the lottery to secure $40 tickets in the front row. If you want to know how good a deal that is, the seats in the row immediately behind you go for $165. Suckers.
Crawling out from under that doona and venturing into the streets can feel like a struggle in Sydney's colder months, but there are plenty of cultural savings to be had if you're willing to brave the chill. From blockbuster exhibitions to major musicals, there's lots you can see for nothing – or next to nothing.
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