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Be moved, amused and enlightened by plays, dance works, comedy shows and cabaret performances all year long. Home to world-renowned theatres and dance companies as well as one of the largest comedy festivals in the world, Melbourne boasts a never-ending line-up of inspiring shows. Laugh it up at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, see ground-breaking plays at La Mama and Southbank's Malthouse Theatre, or catch the cream of the crop at the Melbourne Festival in November.
See outdoor music, dance, circus and theatre performances turn the Melbourne Arts Precinct on its head over five fabulous weekends this summer.
As secrets are revealed, passion and politics run riot on a grand scale in the 16th century royal court of Spain.
Madama Butterfly is one of the world's great love stories, and this production, one of Australia's most loved, has been beautifully produced using...
Move your feet at Melbourne's annual queer celebration with outdoor parties and city-wide cultural events, and show your pride at the closing march.
A Social Service should help people, shouldn't it? Featuring Nicola Gunn and David Woods, this smart performance sticks its nose into the gap between...
Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.
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26 Sep 2014 - 8 Feb 2015
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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18 Jan - 8 Feb 2015
20 Jan - 15 Mar 2015
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.
21 Jan - 29 Mar 2015
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...
23 Jan - 21 Feb 2015
28 Jan - 8 Feb 2015
Direct from London's West End, Thriller Live celebrates the undisputed King of Pop in a spectacular show packed with over two hours of favourite...
29 Jan - 4 Feb 2015
A dark fairy-tale for grown-ups, a song cycle, a thrilling piece of solo performance, Little Bird is a gripping story of how people can transform...
31 Jan - 21 Feb 2015
Join an urban safari through the streets of Southbank where opera and puppetry collide in a surprise-filled adventure. Raconteur Bernard Caleo will...
31 Jan - 14 Mar 2015
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...
31 Jan - 14 Feb 2015
From $56.07 - $99.91
Melbourne Opera presents a new production of Weber's Romantic masterpiece, the powerful Der Freischütz/The Marksman, not seen in Melbourne since...
The landmark musical event The Lion King is returning to Melbourne. Book a theatre travel package with wotif.com and save.
20% off the full ticket price to award winning magician Luke Hocking's show, Impossible Occurrences.
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Shane Tonks aka Barbra Quicksand and Bryan Smith present a programme of new works examining how the body speaks, is spoken to or spoken about. An...
Join Bob Franklin for a night of comedy to celebrate the launch of his novel Moving Tigers. Featuring Lawrence Mooney, Anne Edmonds and Randy The...
After making a massive entrance into the Melbourne comedy scene in 2013, Nicky Barry has gained a cult following of comedy lovers the world over who...
Melbourne Comedy Festival favourite Nelly Thomas teams up with ABC Radio's George McEncroe and Australia's favourite Octogenarian Ethel Chop in Yo...
Come on down to the city's free weekly comedy hotspot, featuring the hottest young acts in Melbourne town. Special guests every week.
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...
Back by popular demand in a double bill for four nights only are Superscene and Smells Like A Song. SuperScene - It's 'Survivor' for the Theatre! The...
The (Very) Big Laugh Out transforms both Fed Square and City Square into magical adventure playgrounds with some of the most unpredictably...
This crazy and hilarious comedy is back as part of the 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. With exploding suits, huge marshmallow fights...
Book your place in history and catch a show in this heritage-listed building housing the Athenaeum Theatre and the Last Laugh at the Comedy Club.
Championing cutting edge and contemporary theatre, every year La Mama stages more than 50 new works in two unique, iconic and intimate spaces.
Book tickets to see renowned theatre productions in the magnificently restored theatre that's been part of the Melbourne story since 1929.
Be entertained, challenged and enriched by the MTC's consistently excellent program of classic and contemporary Australian and international theatre.
See one of Australia's most successful independent theatre companies stage its annual season of cutting-edge contemporary text-based plays and adaptations.
Catch local and international music, dance and theatre performances or enrol at Australia's oldest performing arts schools at this historic theatre.
Curtsy before a grand old dame of Melbourne theatres with its magnificent façade, domed roofs and marble foyer, still hosting the hottest shows in town.
Celebrate all that's camp with cabaret, stand-up comedy, musical theatre and even burlesque, accompanied by cocktails in the kitsch-crammed parlour.
There's always an exhilarating thrill to be had in Melbourne's hive of bustling, creative laneways with their boutiques, restaurants, cafes and bars.
When you've exhausted the drinking dens, subterranean restaurants and witty street art of Melbourne's laneways, what else is there to do but go up?
Do a modern version of "the block", a century-old form of cruising Melbourne's arcades that takes in cutting-edge artwork, fashion, music and design.
Idle the afternoon away by the bluestone cobbles at a Degraves Street or Centre Place cafe and become part of a Melbourne postcard scene.
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