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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.
Get to know Rodgers and Hammerstein's time-honoured classic, starring musical theatre royalty Lisa McCune and internationally acclaimed Jason Scott Lee.
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See Valjean, Fantine and Cosette take to the stage in Victor Hugo's classic story. It's one of the world's most popular musicals. Don't miss out.
Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.
Cram a year's worth of high art into two weeks and see the cream of Australian and international theatre, dance, visual arts, opera and music.
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13 Aug 2014
From $99 - $99
The Heart of St Kilda Concert is on again. Melbourne's most anticipated night of fun, music and comedy supporting St Kilda's Sacred Heart...
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13 Aug - 7 Sep 2014
From $16 - $30
Tennessee Williams described "The Two Character Play" as My most beautiful play since Streetcar. Clare and Felice are sibling actor/managers on tour...
16 - 24 Aug 2014
Hammerstein and Kern's masterpiece, Show Boat marked a turning point in the development of the Broadway musical. With themes of racial prejudice and...
16 Aug 2014
Conceived by Doc White, the Lowdown Hokum Orchestra and Burlesque Revue marries hokum blues and jazz with burlesque to provide a unique night of...
16 Aug - 27 Sep 2014
Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) presents Lucy Prebble's provocative, award-winning new play about the nature of happiness in our overly medicated age.
19 - 22 Aug 2014
Something wicked this way comes. The Scottish Play directed by James Evans descends upon Arts Centre Melbourne with pace, power and passion....
19 - 28 Aug 2014
From $30 - $38
Inspired by Maria Callas' 1971 visit to New York's Juilliard School of Music, Master Class is an insightful look into the life and art of opera's...
13 - 16 Aug 2014, 20 - 23 Aug 2014
From $25 - $25
As part of the 2014 Helium season, Torque Show present, Intimacy at the Malthouse Theatre. Michelle Ryan started dancing when she was four years old,...
21 Aug 2014
Through inspiring music, warm cultural dance and quicksilver Chinese martial arts movements the children of Africa at Amitofo Care Centre orphanages...
8 - 9 Aug 2014, 12 Aug 2014, 15 - 19 Aug 2014, 21 - 23 Aug 2014
Steam Productions proudly presents Dennis Kelly's award-winning play Orphans at the Mechanics Institute. Orphans tells the story of Helen and Liam, a...
22 Aug 2014
Through inspiring music, cultural dance and quicksilver Chinese martial arts movements, the children of Africa at Amitofo Care Centre orphanages have...
22 Aug - 4 Oct 2014
At the Arts Centre and from award-winning actor and writer Brendan Cowell comes a brilliantly perceptive take on everything true Australians hold...
23 Aug 2014
The celebrated role of Norma demands a voice of extraordinary power and is a rare and unmissable operatic experience. Now Victorian Opera shines the...
19 - 24 Aug 2014, 26 - 28 Aug 2014
26 Aug 2014
From $20 - $20
Hammertime & Biggish Al present Society Variety for connoisseurs of comedy. Shaken, not stirred. Held on the last Tuesday of every month, Society...
26 - 30 Aug 2014
The Lion's Bride is a heart-warming and quirky adaptation of the acclaimed and much loved poetry of Gwen Harwood. Punctuated with wit, humour and...
28 Aug - 6 Sep 2014
From $39 - $39
Fall in love with the spectacular world of La Bayadère. In this epic story of forbidden passion, a beautiful temple dancer and a heroic warrior fight...
28 - 30 Aug 2014
Patyegarang marks the first time that Bangarra has told a specific Sydney story. Expressed in the beauty of Artistic Director Stephen Page's...
8 Aug 2014, 15 Aug 2014, 22 Aug 2014, 29 Aug 2014
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...
29 - 31 Aug 2014
From $25 - $80
Spain delivers a rare glimpse into the passionate art form that is flamenco; with its earthy gyspy roots, graceful poise, sophisticated rhythms, and...
From the creator of the Australian hit TV series, Mother and Son, comes a brand new stage comedy featuring the inimitable Maggie, Arthur and Robert...
Come to the launch of After Dinner Mint, a wild new monthly variety show where the very best of Melbourne's comedians, sketch groups, improvisers and...
Melbourne's best quality night of comedy is here! Every Thursday night in the city, Five Boroughs Comedy has some of the biggest names in Australian...
Come on down to the city's free weekly comedy hotspot, featuring the hottest young acts in Melbourne town. Special guests every week.
Venture into Richmond's deliciously naughty Tiki Lounge & Bar to get boozed on pirate rum, stroke the furry (leopard) wall and laugh your tatas off!...
See one of Australia's most successful independent theatre companies stage its annual season of cutting-edge contemporary text-based plays and adaptations.
Catch local and international music, dance and theatre performances or enrol at Australia's oldest performing arts schools at this historic theatre.
Book tickets to see renowned theatre productions in the magnificently restored theatre that's been part of the Melbourne story since 1929.
Be entertained, challenged and enriched by the MTC's consistently excellent program of classic and contemporary Australian and international 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.
Celebrate all that's camp with cabaret, stand-up comedy, musical theatre and even burlesque, accompanied by cocktails in the kitsch-crammed parlour.
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.
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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