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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.
Authentic Australian stories are a rarity on our stages. Even rarer are stories as personal as this by Kylie Trounson, which grapples with the...
Left Bauer Productions and the Melbourne Gay and Lesbian Chorus present the Australian premiere concert performance of Stewart Wallace and Michael...
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...
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.
Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.
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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14 Jan - 1 Feb 2015
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...
18 Jan - 8 Feb 2015
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.
20 Jan - 15 Mar 2015
From $55 - $60
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...
21 Jan - 1 Feb 2015
Michael Griffiths isn't going to let turning 40 stop his prolonged adolescence. His really prolonged adolescence. . . In his new cabaret, Griffiths...
23 Jan - 21 Feb 2015
See outdoor music, dance, circus and theatre performances turn the Melbourne Arts Precinct on its head over five fabulous weekends this summer.
27 Jan - 1 Feb 2015
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....
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...
28 Jan - 1 Feb 2015
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...
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...
30 Jan 2015
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...
31 Jan 2015
Speakeasy HQ presents weekly Saturday night extravaganzas that span the widest cross-section of live and performing arts of the contemporary era...
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...
20 - 28 Jan 2015, 2 - 14 Feb 2015
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...
4 - 7 Feb 2015
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...
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...
28 - 31 Jan 2015, 4 - 7 Feb 2015
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...
The landmark musical event The Lion King is returning to Melbourne. Book a theatre travel package with wotif.com and save.
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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...
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...
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...
They're back - Basil, Sybil and Manuel return for their ninth consecutive MICF with 16 performances, appearing at the start of yet another...
ARIA winning comedy musicians Tripod have written and performed masterfully for television, radio, cartoons, stage musicals and countless hit live...
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.
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.
Celebrate all that's camp with cabaret, stand-up comedy, musical theatre and even burlesque, accompanied by cocktails in the kitsch-crammed parlour.
See one of Australia's most successful independent theatre companies stage its annual season of cutting-edge contemporary text-based plays and adaptations.
Be entertained, challenged and enriched by the MTC's consistently excellent program of classic and contemporary Australian and international theatre.
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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