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A Deep Black Sleep

IHOS Amsterdam

Artistic image of three figures standing on a pavement in front of a building. One holding a map, one with a head for a clock and one with no head.

🔥 Limited Tickets Remaining

A film noir opera about a composer in an authoritarian state, and the price of artistic freedom. Live vocals and performance intertwine with projected film, blurring the line between live performance and cinema.

7 years and up - Contains violence and sexual references

Thursday 23 + Friday 24 February, 7.30–8.45pm

Saturday 25 February, 2–3:15pm + 7.30–8.45pm

Accessibility Information

Physical access

There is lift access in the main entrance that has access to all levels including the box office, Main Stage Stalls, Dress Circle and Gallery, Studio Theatre Stalls and Studio Theatre Balcony Seating.

Theatre Royal Studio Theatre has dedicated seating options for guests in wheelchairs and their guests.
To book these, please contact their box office directly on +61 (3) 6146 3300.

Accessible parking nearby

There are equal access car spaces on Collins Street, as well as spaces directly at the entrance for drop offs.
Please be aware that the set down / drop off areas have limited capacity, and we recommend allowing time for possible delays.

Assistive listening (such as hearing loops)

The Theatre Royal Studio Theatre is equipped with an Assisted Hearing Service. This system can assist patrons with all levels of hearing impairment including hearing aids.
Please contact their box office directly on +61 (3) 6146 3300 to discuss your needs.

Accessible toilets

There are equal access bathrooms on every level at Theatre Royal.

All gender toilets

The accessible toilets are all gender

Quiet spaces/break out rooms for sensory relief

Quiet foyer spaces, but no dedicated room

Companion Cards

Companion Card bookings are welcome. Please contact the Theatre Royal box office directly on +61 (3) 6146 3300.

Assistance Animals

Theatre Royal welcomes guests accompanied by assistance animals and our staff are trained to meet the needs of support dogs and their handlers.

Additional information

More venue specific access info can be found here:


Libretto: Alan Mauritz Swanson

Tenor: Tyrone Landau

Direction: Constantine Koukias & Slavisa Drobnjaković

Music director: Donald Bate

Film sequence director: Slavisa Drobnjaković

Musicians: Derek Grice, Gabriella Smart, Hayato Simpson, Konrad Park, Julius Schwing

Director of photography: Aleksandar Mijailović

Technical director: Ivan Johnston

Film sequence editors: Mihajlo Jevtić + Ferdy Roozen

Wardrobe: Elizabeth Monaghan

$50 / $40

+ $6 booking fee

Maximum of 8 tickets

Prem Standard:
Only 3 tickets remaining
A Res Standard:
Only 9 tickets remaining
B Res Standard:
Sold out
Prem Companion card:
Limit of 2. ID requestedOnly 3 tickets remaining
A Res Companion card:
Limit of 2. ID requestedOnly 9 tickets remaining
B Res Companion card:
Limit of 2. ID requestedSold out

Recommended for ages 7+

No children free on the knee.

Contains violence and sexual references.

Latecomers will not be admitted.

Waitlist forms will open up once events have sold out.