exhibition — based on the Phantom comics — comes The Phantom Show. More than 50 artists, most of them Australian, will have their interpretations of the comic strip superhero displayed alongside a range of Phantom memorabilia and ephemera — including a hand- Thais Soprano Nicole Car sings the role of the disillusioned courtesan, with a voice capable of turning a monk’s (baritone Etienne Dupuis) attention from chaste disregard to irrepressible desire. The Opera Australia Orchestra will play the powerful score of Massenet in a musical exploration of the ways sacred faith and human passion intersect, in harmonies that blend the exotic and erotic. Sung in French. Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney. Tonight and Monday, 7.30pm. Tickets: $45$185. Bookings: (02) 9699 1099.