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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.
See the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good work their magic and find out what happened in the Land of Oz before Dorothy and Toto dropped in.
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.
Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.
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.
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.
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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7 May - 7 Sep 2014
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4 Jul - 21 Sep 2014
13 Aug - 7 Sep 2014
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...
14 Aug - 13 Sep 2014
Melbourne's newest performance warehouse, The Grange, will be transformed into America's West to host Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind, directed by...
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.
22 Aug - 6 Sep 2014
The very first Anywhere Theatre Festival Frankston is a festival of performance anywhere but a theatre. Watch a play in a cafe or in a car, a kids...
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...
27 Aug - 7 Sep 2014
From $15 - $25
Come to see Circus Royale, an International Daredevil, Multimillion Dollar Circus and Animal Spectacular under the Mighty Big Top in Pakenham. A mix...
28 Aug - 6 Sep 2014
La Bayadère has it all: one moment it's a heady mix of temple dancers, angry gods and scheming villains; the next it's snow-white tutus and luminous...
From $39 - $39
Fall in love with the spectacular world of La Bayadère. In this epic story of forbidden passion, a beautiful temple dancer and a heroic warrior fight...
2 - 6 Sep 2014
Celebrating his 80th birthday and 60 years in show business, Alan Hopgood performs The Carer at the Southbank Theatre. The Carer, the one-man play...
3 - 6 Sep 2014
From $22 - $25
A taut and dramatic work combining comedic energy and biting satire. This iconic Australian work is set against the background of the Vietnam War....
3 - 13 Sep 2014
From $23 - $28
Opening on the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II, Cut Lunch Productions presents Bent at Theatre Works - the powerful and little-known...
4 Sep 2014
From $7 - $10
Come to the launch of After Dinner Mint, a wild new monthly variety show where the very best of Melbourne's comedians, sketch groups, improvisers and...
From $25 - $25
Do you wish you could contribute to charity but struggle with finding time to volunteer? Bridie O'Reilly's have done all the hard work for you as...
4 - 14 Sep 2014
From $25 - $34
How do you grieve for someone you shared a life with, when that life was a lie? Waking Up Dead: an intimate journey of love, betrayal, and the...
5 - 6 Sep 2014
Enter the Paris Underground and journey through the dark delights of the city of light. Witness astounding acts of magic and illusion, spectacular...
5 Sep 2014
hillsceneLIVE is two things in one; A mini-festival of Performance and Live Art and the launch of the Hillscene magazine Spring issue. It is a new...
6 Sep 2014
Food is a play co-produced by Force Majeure and Belvoir by Steve Rodgers, directed by Kate Champion and Steve Rodgers. On a stretch of Australian...
9 - 13 Sep 2014
April 1st 2014 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the tragic death of soul legend Marvin Gaye. Let's Get It On celebrates the life and music of the...
3 - 7 Sep 2014, 9 - 14 Sep 2014
David Suchet (Agatha Christie's Poirot) makes his Australian stage debut in The Last Confession. Set in the corridors of the Vatican at the time of...
4 - 6 Sep 2014, 9 - 13 Sep 2014
The award-winning new play Softly Pouting While Walking into Breezes, presented by Monash Uni Student Theatre, is a tale of lost love, moving on, and...
12 - 25 Sep 2014
The Australian Ballet presents Peter Wright's production of The Nutcracker. A family favourite, the story follows Clara, a young ballet student, who...
12 - 13 Sep 2014
The Geeta Govinda is a unique work in Indian literature and a source of inspiration in both medieval and contemporary India. Written in the 11th...
13 Sep 2014
From $20 - $40
More than 3000 students from over 200 schools from across Victoria will set the stage alight as they perform hits from Queen, Katy Perry, Lorde, Led...
14 Sep 2014
From $50 - $50
A special concert event to be held in the Southern Grampians town of Dunkeld featuring acclaimed opera singers Antoinette Halloran and Dimity...
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...
17 - 25 Sep 2014
Brain Colours is a brand new show debuting at the Melbourne Fringe Festival. Written and performed by Melbourne based comedian Sonia Di Iorio this...
12 - 13 Sep 2014, 15 Sep 2014, 17 - 20 Sep 2014
From $27 - $30
Phill Scanlon Productions presents A New Brain, a musical by William Finn and James LaPine. A frustrated and sometimes selfish song writer learning...
17 - 22 Sep 2014
From $25 - $28
Back due to popular demand, Reception: The Musical is returning to The Butterfly Club 17-22 September as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival. Two-time...
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...
US comedian and star of Comedy Central's award winning and critically celebrated Chappelle's show Donnell Rawlings (aka Ashy Larry) has announced...
11 - 14 Sep 2014, 18 - 21 Sep 2014
From $32.50 - $37.50
Within the cluttered walls of Championship Vinyl, Rob re-evaluates his past relationships as he and his pathetic colleagues attempt to navigate life...
19 - 28 Sep 2014
Is Australia racist? Ask Raj The Curry Muncher at the Melbourne Fringe Festival! A one-man comedy about Melbourne-based Indian Rajendra Moodley's...
20 Sep 2014
From $21 - $21
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...
From $22 - $22
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...
22 Sep 2014
From $20 - $20
Held in the September school holidays, People's day is an exclusive behind-the-scenes insight into the daily life of a dancer of The Australian...
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...
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...
17 - 21 Sep 2014, 23 - 26 Sep 2014
From $15 - $19
Presented as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival; a new work inspired by and devised from Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus. A commentary on greed,...
23 - 28 Sep 2014
From $16 - $26
The award winning show DIVA descends upon Melbourne's Fringe Festival. Join June, an eccentric, loud, foul-mouthed, pill-popping, vodka-swilling,...
19 - 20 Sep 2014, 24 - 27 Sep 2014
From $22 - $28
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...
17 - 21 Sep 2014, 24 - 28 Sep 2014
From $25 - $30
Some divas were born to die. Death By Soprano is the latest creation of Internationally renowned Actor, Soprano and Cabaret Artist Isabel Hertaeg. In...
25 - 28 Sep 2014
St Kilda South
From $20 - $25
After a sell-out season in Brisbane, Queensland-based independent theatre company, Room To Play, debuts Eugene Ionesco's iconic absurdist masterpiece...
4 Sep 2014, 11 Sep 2014, 18 Sep 2014, 25 Sep 2014
From $12 - $12
Melbourne's best quality night of comedy is here! Every Thursday night in the city, Five Boroughs Comedy has some of the biggest names in Australian...
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...
26 Sep - 23 Oct 2014
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....
26 - 28 Sep 2014
Enjoy an evocative portrayal of spiritual beliefs in Lanna (Northern Thailand) through dance and workshops. Believe in Belief is presented by a...
27 Sep - 4 Oct 2014
The Australian Tap Dance Festival is a week-long event packed with everything tap related and open to all levels from novice to professional to those...
Be entertained, challenged and enriched by the MTC's consistently excellent program of classic and contemporary Australian and international theatre.
Built in 1928, The Butter Factory Theatre, Wodonga was formerly an operating dairy set amongst the bushland of Gateway Island on the banks of the...
Geelong Performing Arts Centre is a hub for live entertainment in the region, attracting some of the best performers from throughout Australia and...
Book tickets to see renowned theatre productions in the magnificently restored theatre that's been part of the Melbourne story since 1929.
Book your place in history and catch a show in this heritage-listed building housing the Athenaeum Theatre and the Last Laugh at the Comedy Club.
Encounter endless possibilities presented by an inspired program of contemporary theatre in a cherished building, plus refreshments pre and post-show.
Her Majesty's Theatre is one of Australia's most historic theatres, and one of the busiest performing arts centres in regional Victoria. It opened in...
Curtsy before a grand old dame of Melbourne theatres with its magnificent façade, domed roofs and marble foyer, still hosting the hottest shows in town.
See local and international performances and exhibitions at Melbourne's home of performing arts. Take a tour and browse the Sunday arts and craft market.
Championing cutting edge and contemporary theatre, every year La Mama stages more than 50 new works in two unique, iconic and intimate spaces.
Listen to the best local and international performers at this outstanding, purpose-built recital hall in the heart of the Southbank arts precinct.
From pinot on the Mornington Peninsula to sparkling in the Macedon Ranges, discover five distinct wine regions within an hour and a half of the city.
The heart of Victoria includes the wine regions of Bendigo, Heathcote, Goulburn Valley, Upper Goulburn and the Strathbogie Ranges.
Experience Gippsland's diverse wine region, boasting over 100 vineyards and more than 40 wineries, easily accessed from Melbourne.
Western Victoria has four distinct wine regions producing cool-climate wines that are a perfect match with locally made cheese.
The vineyards of north-east Victoria fall into five distinct regions Rutherglen, Beechworth, Glenrowan, King Valley and Alpine Valleys.
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