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Theatre & performing arts

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.

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Once

Once

26 Sep 2014 - 8 Feb 2015

Melbourne

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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Softly Pouting While Walking into Breezes

14 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

Carlton

When Ben met Toby, his life was changed, like, completely. When Toby broke up with Ben, his life was ruined, like, completely. It was a love and a...

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Spectacular view and amazing crowd at T-Dance 2011. Bimbo Jones plays to the setting sun.

Midsumma Festival

18 Jan - 8 Feb 2015

Melbourne

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.

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Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Strictly Ballroom The Musical

20 Jan - 15 Mar 2015

Melbourne

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.

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Cirque Du Soleil ­‐ Totem

21 Jan - 29 Mar 2015

Flemington

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...

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Adolescent featuring Michael Griffiths

21 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Michael Griffiths isn't going to let turning 40 stop his prolonged adolescence. His really prolonged adolescence. . . In his new cabaret, Griffiths...

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SummerSalt Outdoor Arts Festival

23 Jan - 21 Feb 2015

Southbank

See outdoor music, dance, circus and theatre performances turn the Melbourne Arts Precinct on its head over five fabulous weekends this summer.

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The Big Gay Cruise

Pacific Queen The Big Gay Cruise a New Musical

27 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

St Kilda

From $35 - $39

This brand new musical is brash, brave and bold exploring love, fidelity and fun. The Pacific Queen sets sail on her epic journey from Sydney to L....

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Thriller Live

28 Jan - 8 Feb 2015

Southbank

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...

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Georgia with a G

28 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Georgia with a G is a riotous, fun-loving, intimate show full of funny stories, powerful songs and whacky comedy - plus some rude bits! At seven...

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Little Bird

Little Bird

29 Jan - 4 Feb 2015

Southbank

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...

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Impossible Occurances

Impossible Occurrences - Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show

30 Jan 2015

Melbourne

From $35 - $39.95

Witness Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive magic show at The Marriott Hotel. Award winning magician Luke Hocking intrigues and...

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The Marquise Performing Burlesque At Speakeasy HQ

The Blind Tiger

31 Jan 2015

Melbourne

Speakeasy HQ presents weekly Saturday night extravaganzas that span the widest cross-section of live and performing arts of the contemporary era...

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Where the Wild Things Sing

Where the Wild Things Sing

31 Jan - 21 Feb 2015

Southbank

Join an urban safari through the streets of Southbank where opera and puppetry collide in a surprise-filled adventure. Raconteur Bernard Caleo will...

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Jumpy

Jumpy

31 Jan - 14 Mar 2015

Southbank

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...

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Der Freischütz (The Marksman)

Der Freischütz (The Marksman)

31 Jan - 14 Feb 2015

Melbourne

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...

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corps(e)

corps(e)

20 - 28 Jan 2015, 2 - 14 Feb 2015

Melbourne

From $24 - $28

In the time of King Louis XV, a royal spy successfully dresses as a woman in order to infiltrate the court of Czarina Elizabeth of Russia. So begins...

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Doors Open - Bryan Smith with Shane Tonks

Doors Open with Bryan Smith and Shane Tonks

4 - 7 Feb 2015

St Kilda

From $18 - $40

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...

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BAD ADAM/PONY

BAD ADAM/PONY

4 - 7 Feb 2015

St Kilda

From $17 - $40

Horny Pony Productions present Bad Adam/Pony From snake to stallion these two short performances give male sexuality a hard prod. Bad Adam/Pony is a...

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Stop Kiss

Stop Kiss

28 - 31 Jan 2015, 4 - 7 Feb 2015

Brunswick

Boutique Theatre proudly present the Melbourne premiere of STOP KISS By Diana Son A kiss can change everything. Callie's holding down a job as a...

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