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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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The King and I

The King and I

10 Jun - 24 Aug 2014

Melbourne

Get to know Rodgers and Hammerstein's time-honoured classic, starring musical theatre royalty Lisa McCune and internationally acclaimed Jason Scott Lee.

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Les Misérables

Les Misérables

4 Jul - 21 Sep 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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The Dancers Company

The Australian Ballet presents The Dancers Company - Warragul

16 Jul - 16 Aug 2014

Warragul

From $29 - $56

Experience world-class ballet live on stage with The Dancers Company, The Australian Ballet's regional touring program. In 2014 the Company brings...

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The Book of Loco

The Book of Loco

17 Jul - 2 Aug 2014

Southbank

At the Malthouse Theatre; the Book of Loco is a revealing, hilarious and destabilising theatrical experience. Alirio Zavarce writes and stars in a...

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Mother & Son

18 Jul - 10 Aug 2014

Melbourne

From the creator of the Australian hit TV series, Mother and Son, comes a brand new stage comedy featuring the inimitable Maggie, Arthur and Robert...

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Britney Spears - The Cabaret

Britney Spears: The Cabaret

23 Jul - 10 Aug 2014

Prahran

From $35 - $39

Not so much a cabaret show as a cry for help, Britney Spears: The Cabaret has had acclaimed seasons in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and at the...

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2014 Neon - Green Screen

24 Jul - 3 Aug 2014

Southbank

'If the success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do . . . How would I be? What would I do?' Buckminster...

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Oh What a Lovely War

24 Jul - 3 Aug 2014

Melbourne

To mark 100 years since the outbreak of World War One, Renegade Theatre presents 'Oh What a Lovely War' at the Trades Hall Building in Melbourne, a...

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Green Screen

24 Jul - 3 Aug 2014

Southbank

Part careers expo, part social experiment, Green Screen is a show about the way we work and how we are in the world. It is a passionate rumination on...

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Itty Bitty T*tty Committee

29 Jul - 4 Aug 2014

Melbourne

From $20 - $23

Hurry in to the biggest little b**b show in town! The Itty Bitty T*tty Committee has arrived! Join Betty Blood, Peachey Dream, and Lou Le Belle, and...

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Two Mortals

30 Jul 2014

Warburton

From $26 - $26

Mortality is something we all carry around with us. Often the conversation we have regarding it is with ourselves, or quietly to a trusted friend....

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The Improv Conspiracy

The Improv Conspiracy presents Harold Night

30 Jul 2014

Carlton

From $10 - $12

The improv comedy craze from Chicago has arrived in Melbourne. It's 30-minutes non-stop. It's fast, challenging and bound to impress.

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A Score to Settle

A Score to Settle

30 Jul - 3 Aug 2014

Melbourne

From $20 - $23

Award-winning New York harpist and musical theatre actor, Rita Costanzi brings her acclaimed one-woman show A Score to Settle to Australia in July...

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2014 NEON UP LATE: Alraune

1 Aug 2014

Southbank

Based on the European folk-tale, Alraune ('mandrake') is an alchemical mix of Frankenstein and Pygmalion - a contradictory tale of sexual...

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The Suicide of Solitude

The Suicide of Solitude

1 - 3 Aug 2014

Coldstream

This July, Rochford Winery in the Yarra Valley, is hosting Exit Theatre with a production of The Suicide of Solitude by Neda Nejdana; an award...

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Quills

1 - 15 Aug 2014

North Melbourne

Mockingbird Theatre Company present the Victorian premiere of Doug Wright's Quills, the titillating journey into the salacious life and sadistically...

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Barassi! The Stage Show

1 Aug 2014

Upwey

From $20 - $34

Barassi is the story of iconic Australian footballer, coach, motivator and father of modern football Ron Barassi depicted in an epic fashion, from...

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Miwako Kubota

The Australian Ballet presents The Dancers Company - South Morang

1 Aug 2014

South morang

From $29 - $29

Experience world-class ballet live on stage with The Dancers Company, The Australian Ballet's regional touring program. In 2014 the Company brings...

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Walking into the Bigness

Walking into the Bigness

1 - 23 Aug 2014

Southbank

Walking into the Bigness / tallies the experiences, losses and learnings that amount to a man. From a 12-year-old abattoir worker, to an investigator...

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Infinite Space

Melbourne Ballet: Infinite Space

2 Aug 2014

Upwey

From $16 - $34

Infinite Space is a breathtaking example of classical dance being re-interpreted to be relevant and inspiring for both new and loyal ballet...

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Undrgrnd

2 Aug 2014

Melbourne

Undrgrnd returns for another heart pumping night of Australian dance. Undrgrnd is a fusion of performance and party, where Australia's best hip hop,...

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Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Victoria Event - Trial By Jury & The Zoo

2 Aug 2014

Yea

From $17.50 - $35

The Murrindindi Shire Council is delighted to be welcoming the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Victoria to Yea. For over 75 years, the Gilbert and...

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Barassi: The Stage Show

2 Aug 2014

Healesville

From $20 - $34

Barassi: The Stage Show is the football meets theatre event of the year. An epic story about Ron Barassi - a tale of passion and courage, success and...

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Dance

Make a Wish Foundation Ultimate Dance Cause

3 Aug 2014

Melbourne

The National Institute of Performing Arts presents the 'Ultimate Dance Cause', a Make-A-Wish Foundation charity event. The event will showcase...

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Ballet

The Australian Ballet presents The Dancers Company - Warrnambool

4 Aug 2014

Warrnambool

From $29 - $29

Experience world-class ballet live on stage with The Dancers Company, The Australian Ballet's regional touring program. In 2014 the Company brings...

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The Girl Who Forgot to Sing Badly

5 - 8 Aug 2014

Melbourne

Sometimes it takes a girl-sized human to solve an adult-sized problem. Peggy O'Hegarty and her parents are packers. They squeeze fruit into tins,...

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Involuntary

Involuntary

5 Aug 2014

Wangaratta

One Point 618 Dance Theatre present 'Involuntary' an ironic realisation of the struggles everyone with a password will understand. Reclaim your...

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Great Moscow Circus

6 - 10 Aug 2014

Wangaratta

The Great Moscow Circus is bringing their talent to Wangaratta, it is bigger, better, brighter and bolder than ever. Experience a stunningly visual...

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These Things Take Wine

8 - 9 Aug 2014

North Melbourne

These Things Take Wine will take you through Natasha York's tales of misadventure, relationship trials and decisions made under the influence...

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Larry

The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me

12 - 17 Aug 2014

Melbourne

The acclaimed production of this OBIE award-winning play will return for a brief season for six performances only. 'The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me'...

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The Yard

13 - 16 Aug 2014

Southbank

Award-winning and internationally acclaimed choreographer Shaun Parker and 20 teenage performers from Western Sydney give you a glimpse into the wild...

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Heart of St Kilda Concert

13 Aug 2014

St Kilda

From $99 - $99

The Heart of St Kilda Concert is on again. Melbourne's most anticipated night of fun, music and comedy supporting St Kilda's Sacred Heart...

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The Two Character Play by Tennessee Williams

The Two Character by Tennessee Williams

13 Aug - 7 Sep 2014

Northcote

From $16 - $30

Tennessee Williams described "The Two Character Play" as My most beautiful play since Streetcar. Clare and Felice are sibling actor/managers on tour...

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Children of Eden

14 - 16 Aug 2014

Frankston

From $15 - $60

The acclaimed two-act musical play Children of Eden is the Balcombe Grammar School production for 2014. Based on the story of Genesis, the play is an...

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Theatre Classics - Christie & Chekhov

15 - 17 Aug 2014

Warburton

From $17.50 - $22.50

Catprint is proud to present an evening of good old fashioned classic theatre. These performances will showcase two One Act plays; Agatha Christies...

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Show Boat

16 - 24 Aug 2014

Melbourne

Hammerstein and Kern's masterpiece, Show Boat marked a turning point in the development of the Broadway musical. With themes of racial prejudice and...

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Lowdown Hokum Orchestra and Burlesque Revue

16 Aug 2014

Docklands

Conceived by Doc White, the Lowdown Hokum Orchestra and Burlesque Revue marries hokum blues and jazz with burlesque to provide a unique night of...

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The Effect

The Effect

16 Aug - 27 Sep 2014

Southbank

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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Macbeth

19 - 22 Aug 2014

Melbourne

Something wicked this way comes. The Scottish Play directed by James Evans descends upon Arts Centre Melbourne with pace, power and passion....

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Master Class

19 - 28 Aug 2014

Melbourne

From $30 - $38

Inspired by Maria Callas' 1971 visit to New York's Juilliard School of Music, Master Class is an insightful look into the life and art of opera's...

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Intimacy

Intimacy

13 - 16 Aug 2014, 20 - 23 Aug 2014

Southbank

From $25 - $25

As part of the 2014 Helium season, Torque Show present, Intimacy at the Malthouse Theatre. Michelle Ryan started dancing when she was four years old,...

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Spreads the seeds of love

Spread the Seeds of Love Tour 2014

21 Aug 2014

Box Hill

Through inspiring music, warm cultural dance and quicksilver Chinese martial arts movements the children of Africa at Amitofo Care Centre orphanages...

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Spread the Seeds of Love Tour

Spread the Seeds of Love Tour

22 Aug 2014

Southbank

Through inspiring music, cultural dance and quicksilver Chinese martial arts movements, the children of Africa at Amitofo Care Centre orphanages have...

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The Sublime

Melbourne Theatre Company presents 'The Sublime'

22 Aug - 4 Oct 2014

Melbourne

At the Arts Centre and from award-winning actor and writer Brendan Cowell comes a brilliantly perceptive take on everything true Australians hold...

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Just the Ticket

Just the Ticket at The Memo

22 Aug 2014

Healesville

From $20 - $26

Join Susan as she sips, slurps and tumbles her way through a hilarious journey of rediscovery, with cocktail in hand. Life may have left her friends...

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Norma

Victorian Opera presents Norma

23 Aug 2014

Southbank

The celebrated role of Norma demands a voice of extraordinary power and is a rare and unmissable operatic experience. Now Victorian Opera shines the...

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Just the Ticket

Just the Ticket at Burrinja Theatre

23 Aug 2014

Upwey

From $20 - $26

'So here I am - with the same dream and the same rucksack. . . but with 40 years of extra baggage!' Meet Susan - she's scatty, chatty and in a league...

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Galen Catholic College - NEMO'S ADVENTURE

Nemo's Adventure

25 - 26 Aug 2014

Wangaratta

This is the story of the little fish Nemo who gets lost at sea. His Father begins the epic journey in order to locate him. Along the way he meets...

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Master Class by Terrence McNally

Master Class by Terrence McNally

19 - 24 Aug 2014, 26 - 28 Aug 2014

Melbourne

Inspired by Maria Callas' 1971 visit to New York's Juilliard School of Music, Master Class is an insightful look into the life and art of opera's...

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Society Variety

Society Variety

29 Jul 2014, 26 Aug 2014

Melbourne

From $20 - $20

Hammertime & Biggish Al present Society Variety for connoisseurs of comedy. Shaken, not stirred. Held on the last Tuesday of every month, Society...

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