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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.
Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.
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.
Authentic Australian stories are a rarity on our stages. Even rarer are stories as personal as this by Kylie Trounson, which grapples with the...
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...
Australia's hottest new creative team, Helpmann Award winning Dean Bryant and Andrew Hallsworth stage a brand new production of Cole Porter's...
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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4 - 13 Jun 2015
Mischievous sprites, tangled loves and dazzling dance: this sparkling triple bill celebrates Frederick Ashton, one of the greatest influences on...
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5 Jun 2015
Shake your way into the weekend with a free dance class at Queensbridge Square. On the first Friday of each month, at the same time, in the same...
Especially for Reconciliation Week, and supported by the City of Melbourne and Soroptimist International (SI Melba), Who Saved JFK? highlights the...
Helping Nepal Comedy Fundraiser starring Arj Barker, Dave Hughes, Jimeoin, Cal Wilson, Denise Scott, Dave Thornton, Luke McGregor, Tommy Little and...
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...
6 Jun 2015
Boys, get ready to jump, bend, leap and follow in the early steps of male ballet legends like Kevin Jackson and Chengwu Guo. In this boys-only class,...
6 - 7 Jun 2015
From $25 - $25
Exit Theatre will take you on a journey through the poetic world of love and relationship with Let's Hurry to Love People - A Poetic Journey with...
7 Jun 2015
Starring La Prima Opera, Opera Under the Big Top is opera with a twist at the historic Melba Spiegeltent in inner city Collingwood. It is sensuous,...
11 - 14 Jun 2015
From $45 - $45
Celebrating its sixth year, the wildly popular Australian Burlesque Festival will once again be touring Australia nationally kicking off with a...
12 Jun - 4 Jul 2015
Love and Information / are profoundly human needs. With the inventiveness and currency of her signature works Top Girls and Cloud Nine, the latest...
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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Life is a cabaret festival. Live it up with jazz hands and tapping toes at some of the thirty hand-picked shows at six of Melbourne's cabaret venues.
Sly Rat Theatre Co. are excited to announce that its first production of 2015 is Steve McCall's biting black comedy, Pluck! In association with The...
Every Monday night, Comedy at Spleen brings you the biggest names in comedy, mixed with the newest up and comers in Melbourne. It has been one of the...
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...
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.
Catch local and international music, dance and theatre performances or enrol at Australia's oldest performing arts schools at this historic theatre.
Celebrate all that's camp with cabaret, stand-up comedy, musical theatre and even burlesque, accompanied by cocktails in the kitsch-crammed parlour.
Encounter endless possibilities presented by an inspired program of contemporary theatre in a cherished building, plus refreshments pre and post-show.
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.
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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