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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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Les Misérables

Les Misérables

4 Jul - 20 Dec 2014

Melbourne

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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Body Talk

26 Sep - 23 Oct 2014

Carlton

Body Talk is a dance video that parodies the TV variety show styles of the 1970s and '80s, using the idiom of the classic music program, Solid Gold....

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Once

Once

26 Sep - 31 Dec 2014

Melbourne

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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Complexity of Belonging

Melbourne Theatre Company Presents 'Complexity of Belonging'

6 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

Southbank

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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Sinful Pleasures Burlesque

Sinful Pleasures Burlesque

9 - 30 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Sinful Pleasures Burlesque is an elaborate showcase featuring classic, neo, unique, boylesque and dark-neo styles of burlesque. Hosted by Bev...

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Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday

Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday

9 - 26 Oct 2014

Southbank

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

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Melbourne Festival

10 - 26 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Cram a year's worth of high art into two weeks and see the cream of Australian and international theatre, dance, visual arts, opera and music.

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2014 Melbourne Festival

Melbourne Festival

10 - 26 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's flagship international arts festivals and one of the major multi-arts festivals of the world, in terms of...

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Shadows of Angels

Shadows of Angels

12 Oct - 2 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From $20 - $30

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

North Melbourne

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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The Mesh

15 Oct - 8 Nov 2014

St Kilda East

The Mesh is a haunting and timely allegory filled with dancing, original songs and a rich musical score. Inspired by the story of Elise Hearst's...

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Tempest

Tempest

16 - 25 Oct 2014

Clayton

From $12 - $16

The Monash Shakespeare Company presents Tempest by William Shakespeare and adapted and directed by Marty Shlansky. Cast adrift from society's norms,...

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Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

21 - 26 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Firmly crowned as a modern day classic, Matthew Bourne's powerful, provocative and totally original interpretation of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake turned...

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Lady ZaZa Sings Taboos

21 - 26 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Lady ZaZa Sings Taboos is a D-lectable evening of outrageous honesty and hilarity. . . because truth is a dish best served bold! Zara's unwavering...

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Miss Everheart Presents: Early Burly

Miss Everheart Presents: Early Burly

22 - 26 Oct 2014

Melbourne

From $28 - $32

A wonderfully whimsical warble of women will fill the stage with song, comedy and burlesque. A treat for your eyes, ears and funny bones. Starring...

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Trisha Brown – Pure Movement

23 - 26 Oct 2014

Southbank

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

Southbank

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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Triage! A Nursing Cabaret

23 - 25 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Ever worked in the ICU while simultaneously singing Dolly Parton in your head? Ever belted out Beyonce using an IV pole as a microphone stand?...

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Women

Women of the 60s

25 Oct 2014

Mildura West

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 Quarterly Retort

The Quarterly Retort

25 Oct 2014

Kensington

The Quarterly Retort is a mini-comedy festival held every three months at the Revolt Artspace in Kensington. The Retort stages a wide selection of...

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Assiut and Tie Belly Dance Club

26 Oct 2014

Docklands

Assiut and Tie Belly Dance Club is a unique event that resurrects the glamour of the 1920s and its fascination with the exotic Far East, and...

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Lyric Opera

Lyric Opera of Melbourne presents Massenet's Werther

24 Oct 2014, 26 Oct 2014

Prahran

Lyric Opera continues their winning formula of presenting operatic masterpieces up close and personal this October at Chapel off Chapel with...

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Pure Movement

Pure Movement

23 Oct 2014, 25 Oct 2014, 26 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Pure Movement is presented by Melbourne Festival. Over three nights, the Trisha Brown Dance Company perform two programs of Trisha Brown's most...

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Celtic Legends

Celtic Legends - Shepparton

27 Oct 2014

Shepparton

From $39 - $59

Celebrating over ten adventurous years of touring worldwide Celtic Legends will be touring capital cities and regionally throughout Victoria from...

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Celtic Legends - Moonee Ponds

Celtic Legends - Moonee Ponds

30 Oct 2014

Moonee Ponds

From $49 - $69

Celebrating over ten adventurous years of touring worldwide Celtic Legends will be touring capital cities and regionally throughout Victoria from...

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Celtic Legends - Moonee Ponds

Celtic Legends - Moonee Ponds

30 Oct 2014

Moonee Ponds

From $49 - $69

Celebrating over ten adventurous years of touring worldwide, Celtic Legends will be touring capital cities and regionally throughout Victoria. Celtic...

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The Pavilion

Boutique Theatre presents The Pavilion

30 Oct - 14 Nov 2014

Abbotsford

From $25 - $28

For the first time in Australia, renowned playwright Craig Wright's The Pavilion will be presented by Melbourne's Boutique Theatre company. A...

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SuperGirly: Return of the Pop Princess

SuperGirly: Return of the Pop Princess

30 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

Prahran

From $29 - $35

Back by popular demand after their critically acclaimed debut earlier this year, SuperGirly and personal slave Bradley Cooper return to Chapel off...

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Spring Awakening

24 - 25 Oct 2014, 30 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

Cheltenham

In an old world, a new story is taking place. Spring Awakening tells the story of adolescents struggling to find truth in a world wrought with...

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Celtic Legends

Celtic Legends

31 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

St Kilda

Born in the wild and beautiful hills of in Connemara in Ireland back in 2002, Celtic Legends has journeyed around the world from small beginnings. A...

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I'll Eat You Last

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

31 Oct - 20 Dec 2014

Melbourne

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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The Crack Up: Transmedia Dance Performance

31 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

Southbank

In 1936, Esquire Magazine published American author F. Scott Fitzgerald's essay 'The Crack-Up', a loose-form story of a man losing his grip on...

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The Magic Flute

6 - 8 Nov 2014

Melbourne

A beloved and timeless work, The Magic Flute is a theatrical experience for audiences new and old to enjoy. This 80-minute, one-act version of the...

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Pennsylvania Avenue

Pennsylvania Avenue

8 Nov - 20 Dec 2014

Southbank

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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Comedy @ Crown

Comedy at Crown

26 Oct 2014, 2 Nov 2014, 9 Nov 2014

Southbank

Sunday Night Comedy Showcase Returns to Crown, featuring Australia's most popular comedians and fresh talent. Following the smash success of season...

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These Things Take Wine

These Things Take Wine

11 - 16 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Ever feel guilty for having a sneaky glass of wine at the end of the day? Well not anymore! A fine wine matures with age, and although she's a few...

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Comedy Corner Tuesdays

28 Oct 2014, 4 Nov 2014, 11 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Do you like to laugh? Of course you do, because Endorphins! Every Tuesday you can get high on brain chemicals as Happy Palace presents Comedy Corner,...

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Calpurnia Descending

Calpurnia Descending

12 - 30 Nov 2014

Southbank

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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The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland

12 - 16 Nov 2014

North Melbourne

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

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Glamour Kittens - Kittens on Wheels

Glamour Kittens - Kittens on Wheels

14 - 15 Nov 2014

St Kilda

From $17 - $27

Hosted by the bewigged and bedazzled Head Mistress to the Stars, Miss Jane, Kittens on Wheels is the 17th annual tap dancing extravaganza presented...

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Impossible Occurances

Impossible Occurrences - Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show

24 Oct 2014, 31 Oct 2014, 7 Nov 2014, 14 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From $35 - $39.95

Witness Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive magic show at The Marriott Hotel. Award winning magician Luke Hocking intrigues and...

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Melba

Melba at Coombe Yarra Valley - An intimate night of opera

15 Nov 2014

Coldstream

From $250 - $250

Coombe - The Melba Estate in conjunction with the Melba Opera Trust invite you to a night of food, wine and operatic performances by some of the...

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Romeo & Julia Saleno - ‘Romantic’ Pop Classic

Romeo & Julia Saleno - ‘Romantic’ Pop Classic

16 Nov 2014

Moorabbin

From $30 - $45

The Romanian Cultural Association Unirea Melbourne proudly presents the first pop opera couple in the world, Romeo & Julia Saleno a Romantic Pop...

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Requiem For Dalinka

Requiem For Dalinka

12 - 15 Nov 2014, 17 - 22 Nov 2014

Albert Park

The Artisan Collective proudly present the premiere season of Requiem For Dalinka, a story by Peter Marks at Gasworks Arts Park. Who will survive...

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Killer Joe

Killer Joe by Tracy Letts

4 - 9 Nov 2014, 11 - 16 Nov 2014, 18 - 23 Nov 2014

Kensington

Chris Smith takes us through the many things that can go wrong when trying to kill your mother for her insurance policy. Probably shouldn't have...

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Karen Knowles in Concert

Karen Knowles in Concert

21 Nov 2014

Horsham

Karen Knowles, an Australian born singer and performer commenced her performance career on Young Talent Time and then soon after as a recording...

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Cafe Culture Series 2014

21 Nov 2014

North wangaratta

The Wangaratta Arts Council is a community-based organisation which has contributed to the cultural life of Wangaratta for more than 60 years. The...

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Sea Of Rhythm

21 - 23 Nov 2014

St Kilda

Sea Of Rhythm is a brand new weekend international music and dance festival. Bringing together tap dance, swing, jazz, Lindy Hop and African music...

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Going Nowhere

21 - 23 Nov 2014

North Melbourne

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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The King

The King of Pop Live Concert Experience

21 Nov 2014

Southbank

TJ, Winner of Channel Nine's (Today Show) quest to find Australia's best Michael Jackson performer, delivers a power-packed show, considered to be...

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