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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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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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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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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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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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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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Celtic Legends - Melbourne

Celtic Legends - Melbourne

31 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

St Kilda South

From $65 - $85

Celtic Legends is a traditional Irish dance in an intimate setting. Celebrating over ten adventurous years of touring worldwide Celtic Legends will...

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Are You There Louise Lovely? - a haunted house experience

Are You There Louise Lovely? - A haunted house experience

31 Oct 2014

Caulfield North

The dead are stirring, something has them spooked, a presence is missing with no explanation. Little Sister Projects presents Are You There Louise...

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An Evening with Fam

31 Oct 2014, 2 - 3 Nov 2014

Bright

From $25 - $25

Frustrated Artistic Mothers - FAM Events & Productions proudly present live theatre for the Bright Spring Festival An Evening with Fam presents, The...

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PASSION THE MUSICAL

Passion

5 - 8 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine creators of revered musicals Into The Woods and Sunday In The Park With George, comes Passion, winner of four...

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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

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

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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La Cage Aux Folles

La Cage Aux Folles

21 Nov - 7 Dec 2014

Southbank

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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Jack and Jill: The Devil Chemists of Whitechapel

Jack and Jill: The Devil Chemists of Whitechapel

13 Nov 2014, 22 Nov 2014

Brunswick

From their completely sold-out debut season in 2013 comes Jack and Jill: The Devil Chemists of Whitechapel, a delightfully gruesome theatre show...

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Inessa Galante

Legendary Soprano Inessa Galante returns to Australia

23 Nov 2014

Southbank

Latvian Opera's internationally acclaimed prima donna Inessa Galante, is returning to Australia for the first time in a decade for a recital at...

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Sinful Pleasures Burlesque

28 Oct 2014, 25 Nov 2014

Northcote

From $12 - $20

Sinful Pleasures Burlesque troupe showcase the varying themes, styles and genres of Burlesque in the length of a night's show. The audience will be...

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Papillon

27 - 29 Nov 2014

Docklands

From high-flying acrobats to saucy cigarette girls, death-defying balancing acts, stunning acrobatics and soul-capturing melodies, step into the...

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Kelly Auty Band

Cafe Culture Series - Wild Women Show

28 Nov 2014

Marysville

From $22 - $25

The Kelly Auty Band pay homage to some of the great women singers in history. A spectacular cabaret show paying homage to some of the great women...

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Theatresports

2 Nov 2014, 9 Nov 2014, 16 Nov 2014, 23 Nov 2014

Prahran

Join The Space every Sunday night as teams compete for the chance to be a part of the Glory that is the Theatresports Grand Final! Sparks will fly in...

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Hoochie

The Hoochie Coochie Club

30 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From $20 - $20

Poppy Cherry presents The Hoochie Coochie Club. The last Sunday of every month The Toff In Town plays host to an all new night of comedy, cabaret,...

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dancesport championships

Australian DanceSport Championship

5 - 7 Dec 2014

Melbourne

The Australian Dancing Society invites you to join us for the 68th Australian DanceSport Championship. A celebration of Australian and International...

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Cabaret At Husk

Cabaret At Husk

9 Nov 2014, 7 Dec 2014

Northcote

Enjoy an evening of new songs, new stories, new ways of telling them at The Theatre Husk. Held on the second Sunday of each month; come along and...

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Opera Australia's Falstaff

Falstaff

1 Dec 2014, 4 Dec 2014, 6 Dec 2014, 9 Dec 2014

Southbank

Simon Phillips won wide acclaim for his hilarious production of this sparkling Verdi comedy. A man desperate to recapture his youth attempts to...

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Rizzo and the Grease Cast

GREASE

11 Dec 2014 - 11 Jan 2015

Melbourne

Grease is the word and it's also the place to be when the number one party musical returns to Melbourne in a new multi-million dollar production.

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Opera Australia's Don Pasquale

Don Pasquale

19 Nov 2014, 22 Nov 2014, 25 Nov 2014, 29 Nov 2014

Southbank

Four characters, four spectacular voices, and a fast-moving plot: this new production of Donizetti's Don Pasquale is as fresh and zingy as a lemon...

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Spinnaker Bay – Live Soap Opera

14 Nov 2014, 12 Dec 2014

Carlton

From $10 - $10

Welcome to the sleepy, seaside town of Spinnaker Bay. Under the watchful eye of the Spinnaker Bay lighthouse journey into the lives of those who...

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Winnie and Willie

Winnie and Willie present Mischief and Mayhem

14 Nov 2014, 12 Dec 2014

North Melbourne

Experience Melbourne's newest variety night! Winnie and Willie host a rich and talented variety of performances with monthly acts including comedy,...

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Tosca

Tosca

12 Nov 2014, 15 Nov 2014, 18 Nov 2014, 22 Nov 2014

Southbank

At last they are alone. The man hunt, the interrogation, the prayers, all forgotten as he leers at his conquest. Just sign the note of safe passage...

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