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Theatre & performing arts

Victoria has a long tradition of the performing arts, from contemporary and classical dance to theatre, cabaret and dance. Catch performances by local stars and touring international artists at renowned venues and popular festivals throughout the year. Share a laugh at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, see plays and contemporary dance works at metropolitan and regional theatres, or head to the top end of town for international stage shows and musicals.

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Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Strictly Ballroom The Musical

20 Jan - 7 Jun 2015

Melbourne

From $55 - $55

Soak up all the glitz, glamour and laughs of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom The Musical, the stage show based on the much-loved Australian film.

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THE LION KING

The Lion King

20 Feb - 10 May 2015

Melbourne

Follow Simba's epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands in this acclaimed production with stunning effects and unforgettable music.

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Sandbox Land: Lest We Forget

Sandbox Land: Lest We Forget

28 Feb - 28 Nov 2015

North Melbourne

Sandbox Land is a classy, whipsmart, variety show with charm. Expect music, storytelling, comedy, slam poetry, improvisation, puppetry, and more....

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Endgame

Endgame

21 Mar - 25 Apr 2015

Southbank

Returning to Melbourne Theatre Company following his triumph in 'Red', Colin Friels commands the stage in Samuel Beckett's renowned black burlesque...

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99 Schnitzels (Veal Ain't One)

99 Schnitzels (Veal Ain't One)

24 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $20 - $20

Join Joshua Glanc for a one-man sketch odyssey as he makes no attempt to answer the question how many crumbed cutlets can you handle? After...

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Jimeoin "Is It?!"

Jimeoin - Is It?!

24 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $35 - $42

Jimeoin makes a welcome return to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with his unique style of comedy that features a fluid mixture of his...

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Revenge of the Ronin

Revenge of the Ronin

24 Mar - 5 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Lliam Amor (Late Night Impro, Thank God You're Here) brings back his one-man powerhouse for six shows only. After a successful run at the Adelaide...

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Media Release

Media Release

25 Mar - 5 Apr 2015

Melbourne

After debuting to a sell-out season at Melbourne Fringe 2014, Media Release is back, exploring the inner drives of professional reality TV stars, how...

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

25 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.

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Vanity Bites Back

Vanity Bites Back

25 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $22 - $22

Helen's been trying to find her funny bone and it's not easy when they all stick out at once. The U. K. 's Helen Duff can't help making light of...

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Avenue Q

Avenue Q

25 Mar - 11 Apr 2015

South Yarra

From $38.50 - $43.50

‘Winner of the Tony® TRIPLE CROWN for BEST MUSICAL, BEST SCORE and BEST BOOK, AVENUE Q is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart. This...

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Fringe: Comedy with Bangs!

Fringe: Comedy with Bangs!

25 Mar - 18 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $20 - $20

Fringe: Comedy with Bangs! is a Los Angeles-based weekly live show that showcases international talent (Australian, and others) as they storm...

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An Evening with Sammy J & Randy

An Evening with Sammy J & Randy

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $36.95 - $36.95

Since the moment of your conception, your entire existence has been leading to this glorious moment. The moment you settle into your seat, switch off...

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Arj Barker - Get In My Head

Arj Barker - Get In My Head

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

What are you waiting for? Hop on in and ride. There's plenty of room. Join Arj Barker and together you will contemplate everything from the social...

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Best of the Edinburgh Fest

Best of the Edinburgh Fest

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Best of the Edinburgh Fest is an unbeatable night of world-class comedy featuring three international acts for the price of one. In 2015 stand out...

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Cam Knight: Almost Bulletproof

Cam Knight: Almost Bulletproof

26 Mar - 5 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Cam Knight is back with his show Almost Bulletproof as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2015. After sell-out shows and rave...

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Dave Bloustien: The Tinder Profile of Dorian Gray

Dave Bloustien: The Tinder Profile of Dorian Gray

26 Mar - 5 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $22 - $22

Dave Bloustien (Good News Week, Back Seat Drivers) is going through changes. At the age of 39, Dave is broke and has been single for over a year but...

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David Williams - Cool Genes Man!

David Williams - Cool Genes Man!

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Carlton

We all know about the birds and the bees but what if a bird doesn't like bees? What if a bird likes other birds and wants to start a family? Lucky...

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Dr. Professor Neal Portenza's Catchy Show Title

Dr. Professor Neal Portenza's Catchy Show Title

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $23 - $23

What is a Neal Portenza show? Think of it as an interactive symbiosis of jazz-funk comedy infused with an organic blend of mega-funz. No. Wait....

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Elixir

Elixir

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Docklands

In this Melbourne International Comedy Festival show, three acrobatic and enthusiastic scientists attempt to create the elixir of life. It's an...

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From Beer to Eternity

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

ElbowSkin's new show is not just for lovers of beer – it's for lovers of life. Dave and Ern from ElbowSkin are well known in the beer industry for...

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Gary Portenza 'Apologies in Advance'

Gary Portenza 'Apologies in Advance'

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Darth Vader. The Joker. The shark from Jaws. Hans Grüber. Voldemort. Pathetic. All of them. You want an evil villain? You need the deranged twin...

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Harley Breen Just A Fully Naked Encounter

Harley Breen Just A Fully Naked Encounter

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Exposing yourself is difficult; sometimes your leg gets stuck in your pants. Other times, you are just not ready to let it all hang out. Whether...

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Joel Ozborn "Be Here Now"

Joel Ozborn - Be Here Now

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Award-winning comedian Joel Ozborn has shared the stage with some of the world's best comedians. Now you can catch him in his own hilarious solo show.

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Paco Erhard: Worst German Ever

Paco Erhard: Worst German Ever

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Hard-hitting, critically acclaimed German comedian Paco Erhard returns to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with his edgiest, most personal...

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Penny Greenhalgh – Pop Pop

Penny Greenhalgh – Pop Pop

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Festival newcomer Penny Greenhalgh is ready to show off her spirited and semi-absurd comedy stylings with her debut solo show, Pop Pop. A hot mess of...

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Rebecca De Unamuno is Open to Suggestion

Rebecca De Unamuno is Open to Suggestion

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

One woman. Three characters. No Script. World improv champion Rebecca De Unamuno brings her 2005 Moosehead Award-winning solo improv show to...

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Sinful Stories

Sinful Stories

26 Mar - 18 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Do you like stories? Do you like staying up late? Do you like committing sins? If you said yes to all three, you probably need to re-examine your...

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Stephen K Amos Welcome to my World

Stephen K Amos Welcome to my World

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

The maestro of feel-good comedy returns to Australia with his new show. Fresh from a sell-out tour of the UK, Stephen K Amos has charmed and...

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Stephen K Amos Welcome to my World

Stephen K Amos Welcome to my World

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

The maestro of feel-good comedy returns to Australia with his new show. Fresh from a sell-out tour of the UK, Stephen K Amos has charmed and...

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Tessa Waters WOMANz

Tessa Waters WOMANz

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $27 - $27

WOMANz is the rule-breakin' show that made Melbourne Fringe history by taking out three awards for the first time, including the prestigious Most...

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Tessa Waters WOMANz

Tessa Waters WOMANz

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $27 - $27

WOMANz is the rule-breakin' show that made Melbourne Fringe history by taking out three awards for the first time, including the prestigious Most...

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Tom McLean - Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn

Tom McLean - Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn

26 Mar - 5 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Tom has three beautiful wives, 100 lovely kids, 12 kilometres of picket fencing, $1000 in the bank, and an even bigger $1000 on the footpath out the...

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Womanz

Womanz

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Booty-shaking, bedazzling costumes and hilarious one-liners are just some of the things you will see when the formidably funny Tessa Waters hits the...

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Jekyll x James: Cactus Blastus

Jekyll x James: Cactus Blastus

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $18 - $18

Sydney's musical sketch double act Jekyll x James (Comedy Channel, ABC 2, triple j) kick out an all-new blend of beatboxing, psychedelic guitars and...

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Is it Flirting, or is it Not?

Is it Flirting, or is it Not?

26 Mar - 3 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Is it flirting, or is it not? Jason invited me to a BBQ on the weekend. Harry likes all my instagram posts. Nick sent me photos of his intimates....

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Mike Goldstein in Transient Joke Monkey

Mike Goldstein in Transient Joke Monkey

26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Carlton

From $20 - $20

From the remote mine sites of Western Australia to a food stall in South Africa, Mike Goldstein has performed everywhere and survived to tell the...

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Burlesque Nation

Burlesque Nation

27 Mar - 29 May 2015

Melbourne

Burlesque Nation showcases some of the finest burlesque performers in the world. Experience this stunning performance, choreographed and staged by...

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Downtown Vaudeville @ Speakeasy HQ

Downtown Vaudeville

27 Mar - 30 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Unlike any other venue in the country, Speakeasy HQ is Australia's only vaudeville theatre and bar, bringing you the biggest line-up of circus,...

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Heckle!

Heckle!

27 Mar - 18 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $20 - $20

Have you always wanted to tell that bloke off the telly he's not funny? Or think you have a better punchline? Heckle! is the brand-new, raucous late...

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Heckle!

Heckle!

27 Mar - 18 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $20 - $20

Have you always wanted to tell that bloke off the telly he's not funny? Or think you have a better punchline? Heckle! is the brand-new, raucous late...

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Late Night Impro

Late Night Impro

27 Mar - 18 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Impro Melbourne presents Late Night Impro, as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival smash hit returns with the Bingo Board of Doom! Hold on to...

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ONGALS

The (Very) Big Laugh Out

27 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

The (Very) Big Laugh Out transforms both Fed Square and City Square into magical adventure playgrounds with some of the most unpredictably...

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The (Very) Big Laugh Out

The (Very) Big Laugh Out

27 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

The (Very) Big Laugh Out transforms Fed Square and City Square into wonderlands of comedy with some of the most unpredictably entertaining acts of...

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2 Ruby Knockers, 1 Jaded Dick: A Dirk Darrow Investigation

2 Ruby Knockers, 1 Jaded Dick: A Dirk Darrow Investigation

27 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

A sellout at Adelaide, Edmonton, Winnipeg, and Ottawa Fringe Festivals 2014, Australia's favourite bumbling American mentalist detective is back....

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The Big Hoo Haa: Gladiators

The Big Hoo Haa: Gladiators

27 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Step into the battle-dome as improvised comedy's fiercest gladiators take on a team of challengers in an all-in fight to the comedy death. The Big...

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Captain Funpants and the Mystery of the FuNomatic Fun Wand

Captain Funpants and the Mystery of the FuNomatic Fun Wand

28 Mar - 12 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $18 - $18

Two of Australia's funniest comedians, Harley Breen (ABC's Comedy Up Late, The Project) and Heath Franklin ('Chopper', Wednesday Night Fever) are...

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Comedy Club For Kids

Comedy Club For Kids

28 Mar - 12 Apr 2015

Southbank

From $15.50 - $15.50

Welcome to the fun-derdome! For the ninth year running Comedy Club for Kids brings Easter holiday fun to the Festival, with gags, games and great...

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IMPROVILICIOUS: The Improvised Guide To High School

IMPROVILICIOUS: The Improvised Guide To High School

28 Mar - 12 Apr 2015

Melbourne

From $18 - $60

Do your kids need help at school? Wanna relive the glory days of year eight? Bring your tweens, teenagers and repressed adolescence to the...

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Marty Putz – Putzin Around

28 Mar - 12 Apr 2015

Docklands

This crazy and hilarious comedy is back as part of the 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. With exploding suits, huge marshmallow fights...

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