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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.
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...
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.
Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.
Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.
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20 Jan - 26 Jul 2015
From $55 - $55
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1 Apr - 4 Oct 2015
Follow Simba's epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands in this acclaimed production with stunning effects and unforgettable music.
1 May - 30 Sep 2015
26 May - 30 Oct 2015
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...
6 Jun - 11 Jul 2015
From the mercilessly cool pen of Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens comes Birdland, a slyly witty character study of an imploding rock...
17 Jun - 12 Jul 2015
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...
3 - 11 Jul 2015
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....
7 - 12 Jul 2015
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Saltwater invites you into an evening of storytelling, conversations and food. In a quick turnaround, Jamie finds herself married and migrated. To...
7 - 11 Jul 2015
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...
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...
8 - 12 Jul 2015
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,...
10 Jul 2015
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...
11 Jul 2015
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...
8 Jul 2015, 11 - 12 Jul 2015
Unflinchingly honest, Letters Home is a new autobiographical show from Renegade Productions' Joe Lui. Director, writer and designer Joe Lui is well...
11 - 19 Jul 2015
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...
14 - 25 Jul 2015
Welcome to Elsinore, a place threatened by secret tyranny where no one is safe from prying eyes and eavesdropping. All are under constant...
14 - 19 Jul 2015
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...
15 - 16 Jul 2015
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...
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...
Come and join in the fun of Strictly Ballroom The Musical. Virgin Australia are offering return flights, two nights' accommodation and A Reserve tickets from $613 per person.
20% off the full ticket price to award winning magician Luke Hocking's show, Impossible Occurrences.
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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....
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...
Celebrate all that's camp with cabaret, stand-up comedy, musical theatre and even burlesque, accompanied by cocktails in the kitsch-crammed parlour.
Book tickets to see renowned theatre productions in the magnificently restored theatre that's been part of the Melbourne story since 1929.
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.
Be entertained, challenged and enriched by the MTC's consistently excellent program of classic and contemporary Australian and international 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.
Championing cutting edge and contemporary theatre, every year La Mama stages more than 50 new works in two unique, iconic and intimate spaces.
Encounter endless possibilities presented by an inspired program of contemporary theatre in a cherished building, plus refreshments pre and post-show.
Catch local and international music, dance and theatre performances or enrol at Australia's oldest performing arts schools at this historic theatre.
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?
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.
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