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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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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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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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A Four-Eyed Guide To The Galaxy

A Four-Eyed Guide To The Galaxy

19 - 21 Sep 2014, 23 - 28 Sep 2014, 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

19 - 21 Sep 2014, 23 - 28 Sep 2014, 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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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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The Bookbinder

19 - 21 Sep 2014, 23 - 28 Sep 2014, 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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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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Post Mortem

23 - 28 Sep 2014, 30 Sep - 3 Oct 2014

Preston

Post Mortem is a surreal multi-disciplinary performance and installation art project debuting at Little Tengu in Preston as part of this year's...

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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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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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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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Velvet Addiction

20 - 21 Sep 2014, 24 - 25 Sep 2014, 27 - 28 Sep 2014, 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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Circus Royale - Geelong

18 - 22 Sep 2014, 24 - 29 Sep 2014, 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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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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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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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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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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The Dream

The Dream

25 - 27 Sep 2014, 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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The Ultimate

The Ultimate

25 - 27 Sep 2014, 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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Hughes

Dave Hughes: Pointless

2 Oct 2014

Mildura West

Hughesy has cleared the decks to hit the road and is coming to Mildura Arts Centre. Despite his relentless media schedule Dave has never really left...

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Sinful Stories

22 - 23 Sep 2014, 25 - 30 Sep 2014, 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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Queens of the Outback

3 Oct 2014

Docklands

Glitz, glamour and a soundtrack of incredible music are just a few of the experiences in store for audiences attending this mash-up musical. Queens...

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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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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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Melbourne Opera presents The Pearl Fishers

25 Sep 2014, 27 Sep 2014, 30 Sep 2014, 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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 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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Con Air 2: Con Voyage

17 - 21 Sep 2014, 4 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Con Air 2: Con Voyage is a live-action sequel to the greatest movie of all time. When a luxury cruise ship is taken over by the world's most...

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Ballarat Cabaret Festival

5 - 12 Oct 2014

Ballarat central

From $30 - $280

The Ballarat Cabaret Festival returns for a third year with an exciting line up of stars and star venues to match. This year, festival goers will be...

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Complexity of Belonging

Melbourne Theatre Company Presents 'Complexity of Belonging'

6 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

Southbank

One of Europe's most important theatrical voices, German writer and director Falk Richter combines forces with Chunky Move, Melbourne Theatre Company...

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The Sound of Waves

The Sound of Waves

3 - 5 Oct 2014, 7 - 12 Oct 2014

Melbourne

A story of losing one’s world. . . and finding it again. Meet Shelly, a normal girl who unexpectedly finds herself becoming more and more fish-like...

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The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps

7 Oct 2014

Mooroolbark

Based on the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock spy thriller film and novel by John Buchan, The 39 Steps is a fast-paced, side-splitting comedy featuring over a...

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Steinway on Stage - Amy Faithfull & VCE Colleagues

Steinway on Stage - Amy Faithfull & VCE Colleagues

8 Oct 2014

Wangaratta

From $5 - $12

Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre joins with Wangaratta Arts Council to present intimate twilight concerts which we call Steinway on Stage because...

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Carrie The Musical

Carrie The Musical

25 - 28 Sep 2014, 1 - 5 Oct 2014, 8 - 12 Oct 2014

Prahran

From $39.50 - $49.50

Carrie White, the troubled teenager with telekinetic powers is a touchstone character in pop culture. First emerging in Stephen King's sensational...

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The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps

8 - 9 Oct 2014

Upwey

From $17 - $26

The 39 Steps is a fast-paced, side-splitting comedy featuring over a hundred characters played by four actors. Based on the 1935 Hitchcock spy...

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Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday

Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday

9 - 26 Oct 2014

Southbank

Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday interrogates and celebrates different perspectives on life: some looking forward and some looking back. Scripted from...

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Cirkopolis

Cirkopolis

10 - 12 Oct 2014

Southbank

From Montreal's masters of the circus arts, Cirque Éloize, comes a bewitching new award-winning show visually inspired by Fritz Lang's legendary film...

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Marzo

Marzo

10 - 14 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

The Australian premiere of a strikingly original dance work Marzo by Italian company Dewey Dell. Evoking the gamut of human conflict and emotion,...

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Melbourne Festival

10 - 26 Oct 2014

Melbourne

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.

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2014 Melbourne Festival

Melbourne Festival

10 - 26 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's flagship international arts festivals and one of the major multi-arts festivals of the world, in terms of...

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Theatre Shorts #4

11 - 12 Oct 2014

Warburton

From $12.50 - $12.50

Catprint is proud to present an evening of ten bite sized theatre plays in a smorgasbord of styles. There is something to please everyone! Bring a...

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Niel Diamond

The Neil Diamond Story

11 Oct 2014

Upwey

From $20 - $25

The Neil Diamond Story is not only a stunning presentation of Diamond's hits, but also tells the tale of this once struggling Broadway songwriter,...

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Shadows of Angels

Shadows of Angels

12 Oct - 2 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From $20 - $30

Truth. Beauty. Crime. Wicked women, seductive sinners, vicious vixens - thanks to Hollywood the femme fatale is depicted as a curvaceous, red-lipped,...

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Steinway on Stage - Darcie Pegler & Tim Wong

Steinway on Stage - Darcie Pegler & Tim Wong

15 Oct 2014

Wangaratta

From $5 - $12

Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre joins with Wangaratta Arts Council to present intimate twilight concerts which they call Steinway on Stage because...

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Since I Suppose

15 - 26 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

Especially crafted for two people at a time, Since I Suppose is an immersive journey through Melbourne's CBD incorporating digital technologies,...

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Team of Life

16 - 20 Oct 2014

Southbank

If you thought of your life as a team, who would be your coach? Who is protecting your goals? Who is cheering you on? Sport, theatre, dance and music...

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Hipbone Sticking Out

17 - 21 Oct 2014

Southbank

When 16-year-old Yindjibarndi man John Pat died in a Roebourne lockup in 1983, it was more than a singular tragedy - it was part of a longer story,...

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