Amy Poehler pays a visit to VIVID Sydney 2024

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Amy Poehler is in Sydney and celebrating VIVID!

Renowned for her versatility and numerous talents including acting, writing, directing, producing, and authoring bestselling books, was present for Vivid Sydney Presents – In Conversation with Amy Poehler along with a sneak peek at Disney and Pixar’s ‘Inside Out 2’.

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The sold-out gathering at the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, treated attendees to an exclusive 30-minute preview of selected scenes from the much-anticipated sequel Inside Out 2. This film continues the story of Disney and Pixar’s Academy Award®-winning and critically acclaimed Inside Out (2015), with Poehler reprising her role as Joy. The Conversation, moderated by Zan Rowe, delved into the fascinating nuances of Amy’s creative mind.

Noteworthy attendees who graced the event included children’s entertainer Emma Watkins, television presenter Rove McManus, actress April Rose Pengilly, Senior Vice President & Managing Director The Walt Disney Company Australia & New Zealand Kylie Watson-Wheeler, The Wiggles’ Tsehay Hawkins, comedian Tanya Hennessy, and many more.

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Post-event, a bespoke ‘Inside Out 2’ projection illuminated Customs House at Circular Quay in a one-off, 30-minute display.

Vivid Sydney, the Southern Hemisphere’s premier multi-arts festival, transforms the city into a vibrant center of creativity, innovation, and community engagement. Reflecting the 2024 festival theme, Humanity, the Vivid Ideas program serves as a platform for inspiration, challenging conventional perspectives about the world, and bringing sharp analysis, thoughtful discussion, and memorable dialogues to Sydney. The 2024 lineup also showcases must-see events such as the interactive experience A Thousand Ways, the film series The Golden Age of Humanity, and Shifting Perspectives, an immersive dance and art installation by Restless Dance Theatre.

Vivid Sydney runs until Saturday, 15 June 2024. For more information and to stay updated on the Vivid Sydney program, visit