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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.

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Bad Jews

Before the Book of Mormon there were Bad Jews. They're back! Daphna, Liam, Jonah and Melody return to Melbourne by popular demand, after a sell out...

Until 1 May 2016
3 - 8 May 2016
10 - 14 May 2016

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tick, tick...BOOM!

A Musical from the creator of Rent! tick, tick… BOOM! is the autobiographical tale of Jonathon Larson; a struggling, young composer whose life seems...

1 May 2016

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Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl. With book by...

1 May 2016
2 May 2016
3 May 2016
4 May 2016

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Boy out of the Country

There is more to land than real-estate. There is more to family than DNA. Jane Clifton leads a stellar cast to tell a story about family, love,...

1 May 2016
2 May 2016
3 May 2016
4 May 2016

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Shakespeare on the River Festival

The annual Shakespeare on the River Festival runs each April or May in Stratford, Australia. The festival has created an enduring arts legacy for...

1 May 2016
2 May 2016
3 May 2016
4 May 2016

Cabaret

Maestro Impro

Impro Melbourne proudly presents Maestro Impro, a post comedy festival meeting of competing minds! Join in on Sunday evenings at Dr Sugar in Prahran...

1 May 2016
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22 May 2016

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Shakespeare On The River Festival

In 2016, the Festival is celebrating 400 years since the Bard's death with a Comedy Carnivale. It is a return to the traditional this year - but all...

1 May 2016
2 May 2016
3 May 2016
4 May 2016

Comedy

Comedy at Spleen

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

2 May 2016
9 May 2016
16 May 2016
23 May 2016

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Crepe Expectations

Crepe Expectations: Weddings with Piles of Elegance is the name given to the new show, and is also the name of the recently acquired wedding and...

24 Jun 2016

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Miss Julie

Helpmann Award-winning director Kip Williams revives August Strindberg’s theatrical masterpiece. Midsummer’s Eve is Miss Julie’s time, a night filled...

2 May 2016
3 May 2016
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5 May 2016

Opera

La Boheme - Opera Australia at Arts Centre Melbourne

A poet, a painter, a musician and a philosopher are having a night on the town. It's Christmas Eve and the poet has just felt the first pangs of...

3 May 2016
4 May 2016
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6 May 2016

Opera

Opera Australia's Melbourne Autumn Season

Opera Australia is set to take over the Arts Centre Melbourne for all of May, with La Bohème (Puccini), a brand new Australian production of The...

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