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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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The Sublime

22 Aug - 4 Oct 2014

Southbank

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...

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The Sublime

Melbourne Theatre Company presents 'The Sublime'

22 Aug - 4 Oct 2014

Melbourne

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...

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WizAz: Magic Rocks

WizAz: Magic Rocks

17 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

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...

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Wham Bam

Wham Bam at Melbourne Fringe 2014

17 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Fitzroy

From $13 - $16

Wham Bam showcases all the fierce, fabulous and funny female talent during the Melbourne Fringe. Roll up and enjoy the weirdest and most wonderful...

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Melbourne Fringe Media Launch 2013

Melbourne Fringe Festival

17 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.

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Joseph brown

You Walk Away, and Never Once Turn Your Head

18 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

Written and directed by Joseph Brown, You Walk Away, and Never Once Turn Your Head is an examination of the concept of home and the terrifying...

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Circus Latino

19 Sep - 12 Oct 2014

Airport West

Showing now and everyday in the School Holidays, Circus Latino is a combination of International and Local Performers providing affordable family...

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Rama Nicholas: After Ever After

19 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

You'll be howling with laughter as Rama Nicholas brings her sell out one-woman Grimm fairy tale musical, After Ever After to the Melbourne Fringe...

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Beast

The Beauty and The Beast

20 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Once upon a time, a long while ago (fairy tale time), there was a merchant with three daughters. Two were ugly and hard hearted. The youngest, as her...

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The Riders

The Riders

23 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

Southbank

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...

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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 - 30 Nov 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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Miss Fletcher Sings The Blues

Miss Fletcher Sings The Blues

27 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe and winner of the People's Choice Award at New Zealand Fringe Festival, Miss Fletcher Sings the Blues is a musical...

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Australian Tap Dance Festival

27 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

Prahran

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...

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Attic Erratic presents Tripped

Attic Erratic presents Tripped

27 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

Once upon a time, in a land far far away, two very different, very manly men take a stroll through a minefield, Tripped is a parable, examining...

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Night Terrors

Night Terrors

28 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

Four all new stories to terrify you deep into the night! Based on the success of last year's Fringe, Stefan Taylor, the master of macabre, returns...

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Highly Flammable Love

29 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

Melbourne

A twisted romantic comedy for adorable couples, desperate singles and psychopathic hipsters alike. Marcus Doherty brings his 'wit, insight,...

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Desperately Young At Heart

30 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

From $20 - $28

Desperately Young At Heart is an outrageously original and award-winning musical comedy cabaret! The imposing frame of six foot six inch operatic...

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Murphy McLachlan

Murphy McLachlan Tries Everything

30 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Join stand-up comedian Murphy McLachlan at the Portland Hotel this Melbourne Fringe Festival as he attempts to perform every category of...

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Pandora's Dolls

30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

From $25 - $35

See Pandora's Dolls, a play about the consequences of childhood neglect and trauma, at the 2014 Fringe Festival. Pandora's Dolls is metaphoric rather...

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A Four-Eyed Guide To The Galaxy

A Four-Eyed Guide To The Galaxy

30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

From $20 - $25

Explore space flight and reach for the stars with Rowena Hutson's A Four-Eyed Guide to the Galaxy on at the Melbourne Fringe Festival. Drawn from her...

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Inanimately

Inanimately

30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

From $16 - $21

Objectum Sexuality; an emotional and romantic desire towards developing relationships with inanimate objects. Objectum Sexuals have strong feelings...

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The Lounge, A Circus Cabaret

30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

Albert Park

With world class performers Leilisha Marning and Sharon Gruenert, a swinging jazz beat and unforgettable circus you are in for a treat. This show is...

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10 Things You Can't Do On Stage

10 Things You Can't Do On Stage

30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

Melbourne

From $16 - $25

Ever wondered what you're not supposed to do on stage, and why? What happens if you break the Top Ten Rules? What type of madness and mayhem ensues?...

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The Worst of Scottee

30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

St Kilda

Presented as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival, The Worst of Scottee returns for a limited season to Theatreworks. Performed in a photo booth,...

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The Bookbinder

30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

From $19 - $24

They say you can get lost in a good book. But it's worse getting lost in a bad one. From award-winning company Trick of the Light Theatre comes a...

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A Hard Day's Night of Beatles Parodies

30 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

From $15 - $18

Beatlemania is set to sweep Melbourne again when the musical comedy show A Hard Day's Night of Beatles Parodies hits the stage at the Last Jar during...

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Twisted Tales For The Cynical Viewer

Twisted Tales For The Cynical Viewer

30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

Albert Park

From $21 - $26

Developed by a troupe of some of Melbourne's best up and coming aerialists Twisted Tales for the Cynical Viewer is a re-telling of well loved fairy...

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Day Of The Dead

Day Of The Dead

30 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

From $19 - $22

Both touching and funny, Day of The Dead is about a journey that begins in the valley of death, has a stopover at a Mexican festival and ends in a...

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7

7

1 - 4 Oct 2014

Prahran

From $27 - $33

The National Institute of Circus Arts is excited to present 7, a gripping triple bill performed by its second year students. 7 is a triple bill of...

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ElbowSkin: From Beer to Eternity

1 - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

From $21 - $24

ElbowSkin presents From Beer to Eternity - a time-travelling journey through the history of beer. Seven thousand years ago, something amazing...

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Circus Royale - Geelong

1 - 5 Oct 2014

Corio

From $15 - $25

Providing quality entertainment for the entire family, Circus Royal is an International Daredevil Multi-million Dollar Circus and Animal Spectacular...

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Velvet Addiction

1 - 5 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

Do you love (or loathe) Broadway musicals? Peek into the office of psychiatrist Dr Miza Linnelli, who, with the help of faithful receptionist Methel...

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Pants Down Circus ROCK

Pants Down Circus - Rock!

1 - 4 Oct 2014

Albert Park

The multi award winning company Pants Down Circus returns to Melbourne with a rock show circus spectacular. This fun-packed event showcases the...

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The Dream

The Dream

2 - 4 Oct 2014

Southbank

The clue is in the title - this is a different dream. Peter Evans has reawakened Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream with a breathless...

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Victorian Opera presents The Play of Herod

2 - 5 Oct 2014

Parkville

Straight from the pages of the 12th century Fleury Playbook comes this hauntingly beautiful medieval drama that combines the traditional Christmas...

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Elixir

2 - 4 Oct 2014

Docklands

Three acrobatic and enthusiastic scientists attempt to create the elixir of life. The scenes are an eclectic mix of high intensity acrobatics, live...

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The Ultimate

The Ultimate

2 - 4 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

From $14 - $16

Record Masterchef and come see the real thing as Toot Sweet Productions bring you their maiden Melbourne Fringe Festival performance 'The Ultimate'....

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Sinful Stories

2 - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Pride, greed, envy, lust, they might be deadly sins, but they sure do make great stories. Join a revolving line up of Melbourne's best storytellers...

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Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

Annie

2 - 4 Oct 2014

Wangaratta

From $20 - $30

The Wangaratta Players present Annie, the story of a little girl whose optimism inspired a nation and earned her a family. This production will star...

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39 steps

The 39 Steps

2 - 4 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Four actors, over 100 characters, all in 100 hilarious minutes - see The 39 Steps, a speedy whodunit based on Hitchcock's 1935 spy thriller and...

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World Supremacy Battlegrounds Festival

3 - 5 Oct 2014

Flemington

Get set for the biggest international street dance & music festival in Australia as MAS brings you the all-ages event, World Supremacy Battlegrounds....

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i Am

3 - 4 Oct 2014

Kew East

From $15 - $25

Flare Dance Company presents original contemporary dance works by Melbourne-based artists in its 2014 season. i Am takes an introspective look at the...

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Borderville

Borderville

3 - 5 Oct 2014

Wodonga

One weekend of exceptional live performance to celebrate 35 years of Australia's national youth circus on the border. A boutique festival in...

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Corowa Festival of Dance

3 - 6 Oct 2014

Corowa

From $12 - $12

Come and experience the wonder, joy and excitement that is the Corowa Festival of Dance. Meet new people, learn new dances and set yourself free to a...

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Vamp and Burn

4 Oct 2014

Docklands

This year, we bring a French twist to the event, with Lola The Vamp providing lead vocals as well as the firebrand headlining burlesque that has been...

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Melbourne Opera presents The Pearl Fishers

4 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Melbourne Opera is proud to present a new production of French opera The Pearl Fishers (Les Pêcheurs de Perles) conducted by Richard Divall. Richard...

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Good Vibrations

4 Oct 2014

Armadale

From $30 - $30

Good Vibrations is a one night only show as part of the Australian Tap Dance Festival with a live jazz and funk band and tap dancing to amaze and...

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 Ruccis presents The Circus Extravaganza Variety Sideshow Spectacular!

Ruccis presents The Circus Extravaganza Variety Sideshow Spectacular

4 Oct 2014

Kilsyth

From $5 - $15

Come and witness incredible feats of human strength and dazzling displays of daring at the Circus Extravaganza Variety Sideshow Spectacular presented...

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