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Regional plays & musicals

Hamilton Performing Arts Centre

The Harbinger at Hamilton Performing Arts Centre

18 Sep 2014

Imagine sitting on the lap of a 12 foot puppet! Part puppet show, part storybook, part daydream, The Harbinger is a classic tale of heroes and...

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Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

Annie

2 - 4 Oct 2014

The Wangaratta Players present Annie, the story of a little girl whose optimism inspired a nation and earned her a family. This production will star...

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Sons & Mothers

Sons & Mothers

20 Sep 2014

With heart and humour, six sons tell stories of their mums as they draw or dance or sing their lives, complete with stumbles and triumphs. These are...

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Steinway on Stage - Amy Faithfull & VCE Colleagues

Steinway on Stage - Amy Faithfull & VCE Colleagues

8 Oct 2014

Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre joins with Wangaratta Arts Council to present intimate twilight concerts which we call Steinway on Stage because...

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Steinway on Stage - Darcie Pegler & Tim Wong

Steinway on Stage - Darcie Pegler & Tim Wong

15 Oct 2014

Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre joins with Wangaratta Arts Council to present intimate twilight concerts which they call Steinway on Stage because...

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Women

Women of the 60s

25 Oct 2014

This high class show will take you back in time to the fabulous music of the 60's, featuring songs by artists such as Dusty Springfield, Dionne...

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The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps

8 - 9 Oct 2014

The 39 Steps is a fast-paced, side-splitting comedy featuring over a hundred characters played by four actors. Based on the 1935 Hitchcock spy...

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Theatre Shorts #4

Theatre Shorts #4

11 - 12 Oct 2014

Catprint is proud to present an evening of ten bite sized theatre plays in a smorgasbord of styles. There is something to please everyone! Bring a...

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The Harbinger

The Harbinger at The Memo

20 Sep 2014

An Old Man works in a rundown old bookshop. He has lived there for many years, centuries even, all because of a pact made long ago that has allowed...

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Niel Diamond

The Neil Diamond Story

11 Oct 2014

The Neil Diamond Story is not only a stunning presentation of Diamond's hits, but also tells the tale of this once struggling Broadway songwriter,...

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Melbourne plays & musicals

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

4 Jul - 21 Sep 2014

See Valjean, Fantine and Cosette take to the stage in Victor Hugo's classic story. It's one of the world's most popular musicals. Don't miss out.

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The Effect

The Effect

16 Aug - 27 Sep 2014

Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) presents Lucy Prebble's provocative, award-winning new play about the nature of happiness in our overly medicated age.

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The Sublime

Melbourne Theatre Company presents 'The Sublime'

22 Aug - 4 Oct 2014

From award winning actor and writer Brendan Cowell (The Slap, Love My Way) comes a visceral examination of sex, power and footy. The Sublime is fresh...

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The Sublime

22 Aug - 4 Oct 2014

From award-winning actor and writer Brendan Cowell (The Slap, Love My Way) comes a visceral examination of sex, power and footy. The Sublime is fresh...

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Melbourne Fringe Media Launch 2013

Melbourne Fringe Festival

17 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.

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A New Brain

17 - 20 Sep 2014

Phill Scanlon Productions presents A New Brain, a musical by William Finn and James LaPine. A frustrated and sometimes selfish song writer learning...

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WizAz: Magic Rocks

WizAz: Magic Rocks

17 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

What would Harry Potter be like if it were set in Australia? WizAz is about a couple of young wizards, Liam and Xander, who have graduated from...

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High Fidelity: The Musical

18 - 21 Sep 2014

Within the cluttered walls of Championship Vinyl, Rob re-evaluates his past relationships as he and his pathetic colleagues attempt to navigate life...

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All Out of Pride: An Evening of Songs You're Ashamed to Love

19 - 21 Sep 2014, 23 - 26 Sep 2014

Let award-winning musical ponces Geraldine Quinn ('Spicks & Specks') and Michael de Grussa ('Fantastic' - Faster Louder) seduce you with a smooth...

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ANATOMY TITUS

Anatormy Titus

17 - 21 Sep 2014, 23 - 26 Sep 2014

Presented as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival; a new work inspired by and devised from Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus. A commentary on greed,...

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Short Change

23 - 28 Sep 2014

Follow the journey of a single coin as it passes from hand to hand to hand, in a series of top dollar vignettes which probe our relationship to...

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Nick: An Accidental Hero

19 - 21 Sep 2014, 23 - 26 Sep 2014

After sell out seasons, awards and critical acclaim, Chapman Tripp winning actress and creator Renee Lyons brings her solo show Nick: An Accidental...

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CarnEvil at Melbourne Fringe Festival 2014

CarnEvil at Melbourne Fringe Festival

19 - 21 Sep 2014, 23 - 27 Sep 2014

There have always been dark tales, tales of betrayal, greed and death. CarnEvil at Melbourne Fringe Festival is an immersive mystery story with...

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The Riders

The Riders

23 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

The Riders is a brand new Australian opera based on Tim Winton's Booker-nominated classic. Composed by the acclaimed Iain Grandage with the libretto...

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My Struggle

19 - 21 Sep 2014, 23 - 26 Sep 2014

It's Post World War One and times have changed. Contemplating what comes next we meet four returned servicemen: Richard, Joseph, Hans and Lionel. An...

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Last Mime Standing

23 - 27 Sep 2014

A disgruntled mime is forced to live inside an underground shelter due to a global apocalyptic catastrophe. How much can he cope? Are these signs of...

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Li'l Abner

Li'l Abner

19 - 20 Sep 2014, 24 - 27 Sep 2014

What happens when the government thinks you ain't worth nothin'? Ya prove 'em wrong! Based on the book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank and...

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Royals

Royals: The True History Child Queen Isabelle

24 - 27 Sep 2014

She's French and six years old, he's English and thirty. Their marriage should end a war, produce a son and save a dynasty. An ensemble featuring...

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Alexander Theatre, Monash University

Flashpoint theatre at the Library

25 Sep 2014

Listen to rehearsed excerpts from winning scripts from the 2013 R E Ross Trust Playwrights' Script Development Awards. The evening will feature the...

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The Bald Prima Donna

The Bald Prima Donna

25 - 28 Sep 2014

After a sell-out season in Brisbane, Queensland-based independent theatre company, Room To Play, debuts Eugene Ionesco's iconic absurdist masterpiece...

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God Save The Queen

22 - 23 Sep 2014, 25 - 28 Sep 2014

When a chessboard falls from space, four lost souls try to make sense of it, building a religion around it, a monarchy on top of it and a rebellion...

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Highly Flammable Love

29 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

A twisted romantic comedy for adorable couples, desperate singles and psychopathic hipsters alike. Marcus Doherty brings his 'wit, insight,...

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A Four-Eyed Guide To The Galaxy

A Four-Eyed Guide To The Galaxy

19 - 21 Sep 2014, 23 - 28 Sep 2014, 30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

Explore space flight and reach for the stars with Rowena Hutson's A Four-Eyed Guide to the Galaxy on at the Melbourne Fringe Festival. Drawn from her...

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Inanimately

Inanimately

19 - 21 Sep 2014, 23 - 28 Sep 2014, 30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

Objectum Sexuality; an emotional and romantic desire towards developing relationships with inanimate objects. Objectum Sexuals have strong feelings...

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Pandora's Dolls

30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

See Pandora's Dolls, a play about the consequences of childhood neglect and trauma, at the 2014 Fringe Festival. Pandora's Dolls is metaphoric rather...

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The Bookbinder

19 - 21 Sep 2014, 23 - 28 Sep 2014, 30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

They say you can get lost in a good book. But it's worse getting lost in a bad one. From award-winning company Trick of the Light Theatre comes a...

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The Lounge, A Circus Cabaret

30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

With world class performers Leilisha Marning and Sharon Gruenert, a swinging jazz beat and unforgettable circus you are in for a treat. This show is...

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Post Mortem

23 - 28 Sep 2014, 30 Sep - 3 Oct 2014

Post Mortem is a surreal multi-disciplinary performance and installation art project debuting at Little Tengu in Preston as part of this year's...

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The Worst of Scottee

30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

Presented as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival, The Worst of Scottee returns for a limited season to Theatreworks. Performed in a photo booth,...

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Once

Once

1 Oct - 9 Nov 2014

Discover the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician and the singer who inspires him as Once makes its Australian debut.

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The Dream

The Dream

18 - 20 Sep 2014, 25 - 27 Sep 2014, 2 - 4 Oct 2014

The clue is in the title - this is a different dream. Peter Evans has reawakened Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream with a breathless...

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The Ultimate

The Ultimate

18 - 20 Sep 2014, 25 - 27 Sep 2014, 2 - 4 Oct 2014

Record Masterchef and come see the real thing as Toot Sweet Productions bring you their maiden Melbourne Fringe Festival performance 'The Ultimate'....

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Complexity of Belonging

Melbourne Theatre Company Presents 'Complexity of Belonging'

6 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

One of Europe's most important theatrical voices, German writer and director Falk Richter combines forces with Chunky Move, Melbourne Theatre Company...

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The Sound of Waves

The Sound of Waves

3 - 5 Oct 2014, 7 - 12 Oct 2014

A story of losing one’s world. . . and finding it again. Meet Shelly, a normal girl who unexpectedly finds herself becoming more and more fish-like...

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Carrie The Musical

Carrie The Musical

25 - 28 Sep 2014, 1 - 5 Oct 2014, 8 - 12 Oct 2014

Carrie White, the troubled teenager with telekinetic powers is a touchstone character in pop culture. First emerging in Stephen King's sensational...

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Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday

Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday

9 - 26 Oct 2014

Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday interrogates and celebrates different perspectives on life: some looking forward and some looking back. Scripted from...

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Shadows of Angels

Shadows of Angels

12 Oct - 2 Nov 2014

Truth. Beauty. Crime. Wicked women, seductive sinners, vicious vixens - thanks to Hollywood the femme fatale is depicted as a curvaceous, red-lipped,...

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Since I Suppose

15 - 26 Oct 2014

Especially crafted for two people at a time, Since I Suppose is an immersive journey through Melbourne's CBD incorporating digital technologies,...

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Team of Life

16 - 20 Oct 2014

If you thought of your life as a team, who would be your coach? Who is protecting your goals? Who is cheering you on? Sport, theatre, dance and music...

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Hipbone Sticking Out

17 - 21 Oct 2014

When 16-year-old Yindjibarndi man John Pat died in a Roebourne lockup in 1983, it was more than a singular tragedy - it was part of a longer story,...

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Opus

17 - 19 Oct 2014

Debussy String Quartet, one of France's most established string groups, collaborates with circus innovators Circa to perform Opus. Opus begins with a...

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Trisha Brown – Pure Movement

23 - 26 Oct 2014

Over three nights during the Melbourne Festival, the Trisha Brown Dance Company perform two programs of Trisha Brown's most celebrated and enduring...

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When The Mountain Changed Its Clothing

When The Mountain Changed Its Clothing

23 - 26 Oct 2014

Presented as part of Melbourne Festival, When The Mountain Changed Its Clothing is one of the true living legends of the European artistic landscape....

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I'll Eat You Last

Melbourne Theatre Company presents 'I'll Eat You Last'

31 Oct - 20 Dec 2014

At the Arts Centre Melbourne; BAFTA Award winner Miriam Margolyes stars in John Logan's scintillating solo show - a titillating night of tinseltown...

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Pennsylvania Avenue

Pennsylvania Avenue

8 Nov - 20 Dec 2014

The Melbourne Theatre Company presents an astonishing collaboration of three artists in 2009 led to one of the runaway hits of the Australian theatre...

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The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland

12 - 16 Nov 2014

Flagship UK company Ridiculusmus Theatre ingeniously stages an electrifying experience of auditory hallucination; in a fantastical, comic work...

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Calpurnia Descending

Calpurnia Descending

12 - 30 Nov 2014

Calpurnia Descending sends up the dangers of fame with the tale of Beverly Dumont - a reclusive, drunken, Depression-era Broadway washout. Beverly...

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Going Nowhere

21 - 23 Nov 2014

Going Nowhere is one event happening on two sides of the globe simultaneously – in Melbourne and in Cambridge, UK – exploring how artists,...

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La Cage Aux Folles

La Cage Aux Folles

21 Nov - 7 Dec 2014

Winner of six Tony Awards in its original Broadway season, La Cage Aux Folles is universally known for its powerful anthem I Am What I Am and songs...

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La Cage Aux Folles

La Cage Aux Folles

21 Nov - 7 Dec 2014

Winner of six Tony Awards in its original Broadway season, La Cage Aux Folles is universally known for its powerful anthem I Am What I Am and songs...

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