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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 - 26 Jul 2015

Melbourne

From $55 - $55

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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THE LION KING

The Lion King

1 Apr - 23 Aug 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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Miss Fisher Exhibition

Miss Fisher Exhibition

1 May - 30 Sep 2015

Elsternwick

Step into Rippon Lea and enter the opulent 1920s world of the Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher and her crime fighting associates. Based on the novels of...

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Impossible Occurances

Impossible Occurrences - Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show

26 May - 30 Oct 2015

Melbourne

From $35 - $39.95

Witness Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive magic show at The Marriott Hotel. If you are Melbourne local or visitor this a must...

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Birdland

Birdland

6 Jun - 11 Jul 2015

Southbank

From the mercilessly cool pen of Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens comes Birdland, a slyly witty character study of an imploding rock...

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Circus Oz 2015: But Wait...There's More - RETURN SEASON

Circus Oz 2015: But Wait...There's More

17 Jun - 12 Jul 2015

Melbourne

From $22 - $22

Circus Oz rockets back under the Big Top this June and July with the red-hot return season of But Wait. . . There's More. After standing ovations...

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Circus Oz 2015: But Wait…There’s More RETURN SEASON

Circus Oz 2015 – But Wait...There’s More

17 Jun - 12 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Circus Oz rockets back under the Big Top this June and July with the red-hot return season of But Wait. . . There's More. After standing ovations...

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The Merry Widow From Bluegum Creek

3 - 11 Jul 2015

Warrandyte

From $10 - $30

Based on the original operetta Merry Widow by Franz Lehar, and featuring an identical score, the Bluegum Widow has a distinctly Australian flavour....

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Comedy At Spleen

Comedy At Spleen

6 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Every Monday night, Comedy at Spleen brings you the biggest names in comedy, mixed with the newest up and comers in Melbourne. It has been one of the...

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Snow White - Pantomime

Snow White - A pantomime for all ages

7 - 11 Jul 2015

Creswick

From $8 - $15

The Creswick Theatre Company are performing a wonderful pantomime for the School holidays, Snow White. During the day - Bring the kids along and they...

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Saltwater

Saltwater

7 - 12 Jul 2015

St Kilda South

Saltwater invites you into an evening of storytelling, conversations and food. In a quick turnaround, Jamie finds herself married and migrated. To...

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Carnival of Rustic Dreams

Carnival of Rustic Dreams

7 - 11 Jul 2015

Northcote

From $10 - $65

As part of the Melbourne Magic Festival, this bizarre, threadbare traveling show that unfolds mysteriously right before your very eyes, luring you...

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Melbourne Puppetry Festival

Melbourne Puppetry Festival

7 - 12 Jul 2015

Carlton

This winter holidays, come along to the Melbourne Puppetry Festival at La Mama, featuring a day program of children’s works and a night program aimed...

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Shake

8 - 12 Jul 2015

Melbourne

From $25 - $32

Shake is the much anticipated debut solo show written and performed by award-winning Australian burlesque artist Becky Lou. Her sumptuous figure,...

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Mother starring Noni Hazlehurst

Mother starring Noni Hazlehurst

10 Jul 2015

Wangaratta

From $35 - $35

Reconnect with loved ones and enjoy some of Australia's grittiest theatre. Christy (Noni Hazlehurst) has found herself at the fringe of the world....

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The Barber of Seville

The Barber of Seville

10 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Rossini's hilarious Barber of Seville remains one of the most popular and entertaining of the operas. Considered the most popular comic opera of all...

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A Nightmare On Dance Street

11 Jul 2015

St Kilda

From the people that brought you last year's sold out smash hit, Once Upon A Time: A Fairy Tale Fusion of Dance, prepare to be thrilled, chilled and...

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Letters Home

Letters Home

4 - 6 Jul 2015, 8 Jul 2015, 11 - 12 Jul 2015

St Kilda South

Unflinchingly honest, Letters Home is a new autobiographical show from Renegade Productions' Joe Lui. Director, writer and designer Joe Lui is well...

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West Side Story

West Side Story

11 - 19 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Inspired by Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is set on New York's Upper West Side in the mid-1950s where racial and social tensions...

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Hamlet

Hamlet

14 - 25 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Welcome to Elsinore, a place threatened by secret tyranny where no one is safe from prying eyes and eavesdropping. All are under constant...

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The 27 Club

14 - 19 Jul 2015

Melbourne

From $25 - $32

From the creators of the critically acclaimed warehouse production of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind comes The 27 Club, an ode to the musicians who...

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The Dancers Company 2014

The Australian Ballet presents The Dancers Company

15 Jul 2015

Hamilton

From $56 - $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 Dancers Company - Open Class Hamilton

The Dancers Company - Open Class Hamilton

15 Jul 2015

Hamilton

From $27 - $27

Ballet students will have the chance to develop their skills, and pirouette and jeté on stage while The Australian Ballet is in Hamilton for The...

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The Laudanum Project presents The Grand Guignol Automaton

15 - 16 Jul 2015

Melbourne

From $34.90 - $34.90

Somebody once said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Of course this is true, providing that the scrutinising eye sees what is actually...

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The Laudanum Project

The Grand Guignol Automaton

15 - 16 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Melbourne's very own poets of putrescence are back to unleash their most nightmarish work thus far - The Grand Guignol Automaton. From out of their...

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Cavalleria Rusticana with The Contrabandista

Cavalleria Rusticana with The Contrabandista

16 - 19 Jul 2015

Clayton

From $17.50 - $35

A wonderful opportunity to see this double bill of the classic Cavalleria Rusticana with the pre G&S The Contrabandista by Arthur Sullivan and F. C....

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The Australian Ballet presents The Dancers Company Dandenong

The Australian Ballet presents The Dancers Company Dandenong

17 - 18 Jul 2015

Dandenong

Discover the beauty of ballet in Dandenong this July. Experience world-class ballet live on stage this Winter with The Dancers Company, The...

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Death and the Maiden

Death and the Maiden

18 Jul - 22 Aug 2015

Southbank

Some plays maintain their relevance because some evils never go away. Ariel Dorfman's stunning world-wide hit Death and the Maiden is one such work....

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I Am a Miracle

I Am a Miracle

18 Jul - 9 Aug 2015

Southbank

I Am a Miracle, because I ain't left yet, it must be a miracle. Marvin Lee Wilson was convicted of murder in 1994. Lawyers said his IQ of 61 meant he...

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Bette: Your Life – The Bette Midler Tribute Performance

Bette: Your Life – The Bette Midler Tribute Performance

18 Jul - 22 Aug 2015

Melbourne

One of the greatest personalities to ever perform on any stage, and adored by all ages, Bette Midler inspired and charmed a generation with her songs...

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Resonance Music Sereis

Resonance Music Series

19 Jul 2015

Black Rock

The Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust carries forward Dame Nellie Melba's vision by supporting the development of young Australian opera singers with...

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An Afternoon of Opera Bayside - Resonance Music Series

Resonance Music Series - Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust - An Afternoon of Opera Bayside

19 Jul 2015

Black Rock

The Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust carries forward Dame Nellie Melba's vision by supporting the development of young Australian opera singers with...

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The Wisdom of Eve

The Wisdom of Eve

20 - 26 Jul 2015

St Kilda South

Glamm Productions present: The Wisdom of Eve. What price would you pay for fame? Set in 1949 New York, this sardonic tale of narcissism and betrayal...

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Baroque to Broadway: Melba Opera Trust

20 Jul 2015

Southbank

Following the recent success of his performance in 'Fly Away Peter', Brenton Spiteri (tenor) will join scholars Nikki Hill (soprano), Jade Moffat...

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The Australian Ballet presents The Dancers Company Wangaratta

The Australian Ballet presents The Dancers Company Wangaratta

22 Jul 2015

Wangaratta

Discover the beauty of ballet in Wangaratta this July. Experience world-class ballet live on stage this Winter with The Dancers Company, The...

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The Dancers Company 2015

The Dancers Company 2015

22 Jul 2015

Wangaratta

From $56 - $56

Starring guest artists from The Australian Ballet and graduating students from The Australian Ballet School in this stunning classical triple bill...

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Made In China

Made In China

8 - 11 Jul 2015, 15 - 18 Jul 2015, 22 - 25 Jul 2015

Richmond

From $25 - $30

TBC Theatre presents Made In China: Ireland, 1996. The criminal underbelly of Dublin. Hughie wants out of the biz. Paddy wants to get in on the biz....

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The Australian Ballet presents The Dancers Company Echuca

The Australian Ballet presents The Dancers Company Echuca

24 - 25 Jul 2015

Echuca

Discover the beauty of ballet in Echuca this July. Experience world-class ballet live on stage this Winter with The Dancers Company, The Australian...

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Bellarine Lighthouse Films

Bellarine Lighthouse Films

24 - 26 Jul 2015

Queenscliff

The fourth annual Bellarine Lighthouse Films Winter Program again promises a highly entertaining, thought provoking and indulgent festival including,...

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French Baroque with Circa

French Baroque with Circa

25 - 26 Jul 2015

Southbank

A stage bathed in moonlight. The sumptuous sounds of the French baroque, a glamorous French soprano sings of love, longing and loss. Modern circus...

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Oz Boy – The Peter Allen Tribute Performance

25 Jul - 22 Aug 2015

Melbourne

One of the greatest personalities to ever perform on any stage, the legendary Peter Allen was adored by a generation. Now, in a limited season,...

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Royal South Street Competitions

Royal South Street Competitions

27 Jul - 1 Nov 2015

Ballarat central

Come and discover Australia's rising stars at the 2015 Royal South Street Eisteddfod in Ballarat, Victoria. The 124th year promises to be special as...

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Hamlet (Bell Shakespeare)

Hamlet

27 - 28 Jul 2015

Ballarat central

From $50 - $50

Bell Shakespeare returns to Her Majesty's with one of Shakepeare's most revered tragedies. Dark acts result in darker consequences. And there is...

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Mother (Noni Hazlehurst)

Mother (Noni Hazlehurst)

30 Jul - 1 Aug 2015

Ballarat central

From $55 - $55

I said I was a good mother. They said I was a bad mother. I didn't know what they meant. Reconnect with loved ones and enjoy some of Australia's...

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Eddie Perfect at Five Boroughs Comedy

Portland Hotel Comedy

9 Jul 2015, 16 Jul 2015, 23 Jul 2015, 30 Jul 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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The Lost World War I Diary of Paddy Callinan

The Lost World War I Diary of Paddy Callinan

30 Jul 2015

Mount Beauty

From $25 - $25

A fresh take on the generation who travelled across the world to war and discovered along the way that it's a long way to Tipperary without a GPS....

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Everybody's Talkin' 'bout me – Tim Freedman as Harry Nilsson

Everybody's Talkin' 'bout me – Tim Freedman as Harry Nilsson

31 Jul - 1 Aug 2015

Southbank

With his trademark beard, cap and unmistakable accent, Freedman becomes the eccentric good-time rapscallion, depicting the rise and fall of one of...

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Victorian Pole Champion Lisa D

Pandora's Box: Flesh for Fantasy

2 Aug 2015

St Kilda

From $35 - $40

Things are getting a little hot under the collar about the next Pandora's Box: Flesh for Fantasy. The talent on the line-up is outrageous and this...

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Kindness

Kindness

31 Jul - 1 Aug 2015, 3 - 9 Aug 2015

St Kilda South

Bridget Mackey's play, Kindness, is a meditation on the pressures of modern life and the intricacies of relationships between strangers. In a...

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Yours The Face

Yours The Face

31 Jul - 1 Aug 2015, 3 - 9 Aug 2015

St Kilda South

Described as a 'theatrical tour de force' by the Adelaide Advertiser and 'the most cutting - yet subtle - commentary on objectification at this years...

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