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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.
Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.
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...
Opera's lecherous anti-hero has already been condemned. Are fire and brimstone really his just desserts?
Follow Simba's epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands in this acclaimed production with stunning effects and unforgettable music.
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...
Authentic Australian stories are a rarity on our stages. Even rarer are stories as personal as this by Kylie Trounson, which grapples with the...
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20 Jan - 7 Jun 2015
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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20 Feb - 10 May 2015
4 Mar - 3 May 2015
Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage, returns to Australia for a 10th anniversary tour. An unprecedented live experience, this worldwide...
21 Mar - 25 Apr 2015
Returning to Melbourne Theatre Company following his triumph in 'Red', Colin Friels commands the stage in Samuel Beckett's renowned black burlesque...
24 Mar - 19 Apr 2015
From $20 - $20
Join Joshua Glanc for a one-man sketch odyssey as he makes no attempt to answer the question how many crumbed cutlets can you handle? After...
From $35 - $42
Jimeoin makes a welcome return to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with his unique style of comedy that features a fluid mixture of his...
25 Mar - 19 Apr 2015
From $22 - $22
Helen's been trying to find her funny bone and it's not easy when they all stick out at once. The U. K. 's Helen Duff can't help making light of...
26 Mar - 19 Apr 2015
From $36.95 - $36.95
Since the moment of your conception, your entire existence has been leading to this glorious moment. The moment you settle into your seat, switch off...
What are you waiting for? Hop on in and ride. There's plenty of room. Join Arj Barker and together you will contemplate everything from the social...
Baz Luhrmann on why he loves Melbourne (2:43)
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Best of the Edinburgh Fest is an unbeatable night of world-class comedy featuring three international acts for the price of one. In 2015 stand out...
We all know about the birds and the bees but what if a bird doesn't like bees? What if a bird likes other birds and wants to start a family? Lucky...
What is a Neal Portenza show? Think of it as an interactive symbiosis of jazz-funk comedy infused with an organic blend of mega-funz. No. Wait....
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.
Catch local and international music, dance and theatre performances or enrol at Australia's oldest performing arts schools at this historic theatre.
Be entertained, challenged and enriched by the MTC's consistently excellent program of classic and contemporary Australian and international theatre.
Celebrate all that's camp with cabaret, stand-up comedy, musical theatre and even burlesque, accompanied by cocktails in the kitsch-crammed parlour.
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.
Encounter endless possibilities presented by an inspired program of contemporary theatre in a cherished building, plus refreshments pre and post-show.
Idle the afternoon away by the bluestone cobbles at a Degraves Street or Centre Place cafe and become part of a Melbourne postcard scene.
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.
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?
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