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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 - 15 Mar 2015

Melbourne

From $55 - $60

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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Cirque Du Soleil ­‐ Totem

21 Jan - 29 Mar 2015

Flemington

Cirque du Soleil is pleased to announce the long-awaited return of its trademark blue-and-yellow big top to Melbourne in January 2015 with an...

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Jumpy

Jumpy

31 Jan - 14 Mar 2015

Southbank

From $46 - $101

This summer Jane Turner (Kath & Kim) takes centre stage alongside an all star cast including musical theatre favourite Marina Prior and Brenna...

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What Rhymes with Cars and Girls

What Rhymes with Cars and Girls

13 Feb - 28 Mar 2015

Melbourne

From $36 - $98

This summer Tim Rogers' iconic album is brought to life on stage, creating a tale of love in contemporary Australia. Please see the website for...

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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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Wot? No Fish!!

Wot? No Fish!!

24 Feb - 8 Mar 2015

Southbank

Wot? No Fish!! turns the Solomons' strange and wonderful history into a humorous and heart-warming narrative for all ages. In 1926, London shoemaker...

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Sexerise - The Musical

Sexerise - The Musical

24 Feb - 29 Mar 2015

St Kilda

From $50.87 - $50.87

The story is placed in the fast-paced world of married professional mid-30s couple Joe (Lyall Brooks) and Sam (Nicole Melloy). There is no place for...

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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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Starring Demi Sorono (SYTYCD)

In The Heights - Australian Premiere

3 - 8 Mar 2015

Prahran

In The Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighbourhood - the windows are always open and the...

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Laugh Until I Cry

Laugh Until I Cry

4 - 8 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Melbourne cabaret darling Emma Clair Ford returns to The Butterfly Club with a brand new series of musings inspired by the bewildering undertaking of...

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Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage

4 Mar - 3 May 2015

Melbourne

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage returns to Melbourne for the first time for a 10th Anniversary Tour. An unprecedented live experience,...

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Yo Mama: Mothering in the 21st Century

Yo Mama: Mothering in the 21st Century

5 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Melbourne Comedy Festival favourite Nelly Thomas teams up with ABC Radio's George McEncroe and Australia's favourite Octogenarian Ethel Chop in Yo...

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Felicity Ward - The Iceberg

Felicity Ward - The Iceberg

5 Mar 2015

Melbourne

As seen on the ABC's 2014 documentary Felicity Ward's Mental Mission. One of the Australia's rising stars of comedy takes a break from television and...

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Depth of Field

Depth of Field

6 - 14 Mar 2015

Southbank

Depth of Field is summoned from the twilight in a cascade of simultaneous realities and chance encounters. The change of light over an hour is a...

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The Paris Underground Cabaret

The Paris Underground Cabaret

6 Mar 2015

Docklands

Enter the Paris Underground and journey through the dark delights of the city of light while you witness astounding acts of magic and illusion, tap...

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Square Dancing Convention

46th Victorian State Square Dancing Convention

6 - 8 Mar 2015

Warrnambool

The 46th Victorian Square Dance Association State Convention is held each March long weekend. The convention and AGM brings together around 300...

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Cavalleria Rusticana

Cavalleria Rusticana

6 - 14 Mar 2015

Melbourne

From $55 - $55

Cavalleria Rusticana is a story of love, lust, blood-feud and betrayal played out in a Sicilian village which delivers an emotional wallop because of...

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WATERDALE

Ragtime

6 - 7 Mar 2015

Bundoora

Ragtime is a powerful portrait of life for America at turn of the twentieth century. Written by the award-winning composer/lyricist team of Stephen...

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Waterdale presents Ragtime

Waterdale presents Ragtime

6 - 14 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Ragtime is a powerful portrait of life for America at turn of the 20th century. Written by the award-winning composer/lyricist team of Stephen...

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Throttle

Throttle

7 Mar 2015

Abbotsford

Throttle makes for a powerful, physical and innovative show not quite like anything you have heard or seen before on Melbourne's stages. Set to...

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Taxithi: An Australian Odyssey

Taxithi: An Australian Odyssey

9 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Taxithi: An Australian Odyssey explores the moving and inspiring stories of Greek women migrating to Australia in the 1950s and '60s. In Taxithi (the...

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Charlie Pickering at Spleen

Comedy at Spleen

2 Mar 2015, 9 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Come on down to the city's free weekly comedy hotspot, featuring the hottest young acts in Melbourne town. Special guests every week.

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Overworld - Rebecca Jensen and Sarah Aiken

Overworld - Rebecca Jensen and Sarah Aiken

10 - 14 Mar 2015

North Melbourne

Inspired by the immediate and unlimited capacity to access pop culture just as easily as ancient ritual and spiritual practice, Overworld...

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Long Grass - Vicki Van Hout

Long Grass - Vicki Van Hout

10 - 14 Mar 2015

North Melbourne

To live 'long grass' is to live on the fringe, yet right in the middle of the city - the Northern Territory term for Aboriginal people perceived as...

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Meeting - Antony Hamilton & Alisdair Macindoe

Meeting - Antony Hamilton & Alisdair Macindoe

10 - 14 Mar 2015

North Melbourne

Meeting reveals a fascination with the articulation of the body and mind in motion. A choreographic study stripped to the bare essentials, the work...

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Dance Massive at Arts House

Dance Massive at Arts House

10 - 22 Mar 2015

North Melbourne

Australia's premier contemporary dance festival, Dance Massive, returns to Arts House this March. The festival will feature nine new dance works from...

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Nothing to Lose

Nothing to Lose

11 - 21 Mar 2015

Southbank

Nothing to Lose, but your assumptions as Force Majeure continues its decade-long artistic study of the modern psyche. Fat is a powerful little word,...

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TOTEM by Cirque du Soleil

Totem by Cirque du Soleil

4 - 8 Mar 2015, 11 - 15 Mar 2015

Flemington

Since its world premiere in 2010, more than three million people across 25 cities worldwide have been mesmerised by the intimacy and beauty of Totem,...

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The Boom Project - Rosalind Crisp / Omeo Dance

13 - 21 Mar 2015

North Melbourne

The Boom Project is conceived as a live interplay between a dancer/choreographer, an artistic companion/provocateur and a designer. Dance has...

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Giselle

Giselle

13 - 23 Mar 2015

Southbank

From $199 - $199

The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with Maina Gielgud's breathtaking production of Giselle. Since its premiere in 1841, Giselle has captured the...

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Cavalleria Rusticana - Opera

Cavalleria Rusticana - Opera

6 - 7 Mar 2015, 13 - 14 Mar 2015

Hawthorn

From $25 - $65

Cavalleria Rusticana is a story of love, lust, blood-feud and betrayal played out in a Sicilian village which delivers an emotional wallop because of...

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Julia Messenger's Final Bennetts Lane Show before closes!

Julia Messenger's Final Bennetts Lane Show

13 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Melbourne's Julia Messenger is a versatile singer-songwriter with an intense voice and a busy career in Australia and Europe, recording and...

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Grindhouse Forever!

Grindhouse Forever!

13 Mar 2015

Richmond

From $10 - $10

Melbourne's home of wild cinema - Grindhouse Forever! Featuring a new double bill of classic Grindhouse entertainment. Every session includes...

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Opening Night 2013

Castlemaine State Festival

13 - 22 Mar 2015

Castlemaine

40 years and 20 festivals on, Australia's most anticipated regional festival, the Castlemaine State Festival presents an anniversary program of...

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Wangaratta Dance Festival

Wangaratta Dance Festival

14 Mar 2015

Wangaratta

Come along and support Wangaratta's Dance Festival. Doors open at 8am for registration with theatrical and hip hop events starting from 8. 30am. In...

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Motion Picture – Lucy Guerin Inc

Motion Picture – Lucy Guerin Inc

17 - 22 Mar 2015

North Melbourne

Motion Picture takes the 1950 film noir classic D. O. A. as a choreographic score to explore the tensions between live performance and cinema. Caught...

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Do You Speak Chinese

Do You Speak Chinese

18 - 21 Mar 2015

Southbank

Do You Speak Chinese? is a question many Australians are asked every day. Choreographer and dancer Victoria Chiu is a Melbourne girl. She doesn't...

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Stampede the Stampede – Tim Darbyshire

18 - 22 Mar 2015

North Melbourne

Stampede the Stampede is a nolo (not a solo), performed by Tim Darbyshire within a turbulent yet controlling choreographic apparatus. It is a nolo in...

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Kingdom – Phillip Adams BalletLab

Kingdom – Phillip Adams BalletLab

18 - 22 Mar 2015

North Melbourne

Four men – poof, queer, homo, fag – who also happen to be choreographers, come together to articulate how their individual and collective desires...

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Merge – Melanie Lane

Merge – Melanie Lane

18 - 22 Mar 2015

North Melbourne

Merge offers a poetic discourse on humans' coexistence with inanimate objects in the man made universe. It unearths the more unsettling nature of...

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Lyric Opera’s L’Heure Espagnole and Gianni Schicchi

Lyric Opera’s L’Heure Espagnole and Gianni Schicchi

13 - 14 Mar 2015, 16 Mar 2015, 18 - 19 Mar 2015

Prahran

What does a mule, music and Melbourne have in common? Lyric Opera of Melbourne brings them together at Prahran this March in its comedic double bill,...

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Organ-ic Lunch: Greta Bradman and Rhys Boak

Organ-ic Lunch: Greta Bradman and Rhys Boak

18 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Celebrated soprano Greta Bradman comes together with in-demand organist Rhys Boak in a sumptuous concert including opera favourites and gypsy songs....

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Eddie Perfect at Five Boroughs Comedy

Portland Hotel Comedy

5 Mar 2015, 12 Mar 2015, 19 Mar 2015

Melbourne

From $12 - $12

Melbourne's best quality night of comedy is here at the Portland Hotel where some of the biggest names in Australian comedy come to play and...

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Aerial All Stars

Aerial All Stars

20 - 21 Mar 2015

Melbourne

From $66.61 - $66.61

Aerial All Stars is a two-day pole art and circus art competition spectacular. Australia's up and coming talent will be showcased at Rising All...

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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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Water to Water Festival

Water to Water Festival

21 Mar 2015

Mount Martha

The Inaugural Baany to Warrna Ngargee is a groundbreaking Indigenous music and cultural festival in the glorious Briars Park, Mt Martha, Mornington...

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Venice In Love

Venice In Love

21 Mar 2015

Carlton

Set in 16th century Venice at the height of Carnevale celebrations, follow Il Capitano who, desperate to win the heart of Pantalona's daughter...

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Uncle Vanya in Avoca

Uncle Vanya in Avoca

21 - 22 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Uncle Vanya in Avoca is a site-specific, durational version of the play by Anton Chekhov, an early environmentalist. It is located in the exquisite...

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BRILL!

BRILL!

22 Mar 2015

Healesville

From $35 - $35

Brill! captures the vivacious tunes and lyrics of hit after hit from the Brill building era of the 50s to 70s. With great songs by Neil Sedaka,...

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