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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.

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Waking Up Dead

4 - 14 Sep 2014

Melbourne

From $25 - $34

How do you grieve for someone you shared a life with, when that life was a lie? Waking Up Dead: an intimate journey of love, betrayal, and the...

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The Paris Underground Cabaret

5 - 6 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Enter the Paris Underground and journey through the dark delights of the city of light. Witness astounding acts of magic and illusion, spectacular...

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Let's Get It On: The life and Music of Marvin Gaye

9 - 13 Sep 2014

Melbourne

April 1st 2014 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the tragic death of soul legend Marvin Gaye. Let's Get It On celebrates the life and music of the...

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The Last Confession

3 - 7 Sep 2014, 9 - 14 Sep 2014

Melbourne

David Suchet (Agatha Christie's Poirot) makes his Australian stage debut in The Last Confession. Set in the corridors of the Vatican at the time of...

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Melbourne French Theatre presents: George Dandin by Molière

2 - 6 Sep 2014, 9 - 13 Sep 2014

Carlton

From $33 - $37

Join in for a night of French culture in the heart of Melbourne this September! Chris Hosking directs a phenomenal cast in this classic French comedy...

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Madeleine Eastoe in The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

12 - 25 Sep 2014

Melbourne

From $39 - $39

The Australian Ballet presents Peter Wright's production of The Nutcracker. A family favourite, the story follows Clara, a young ballet student, who...

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Victorian State Schools Spectacular

Victorian State Schools Spectacular

13 Sep 2014

East Melbourne

From $20 - $40

More than 3000 students from over 200 schools from across Victoria will set the stage alight as they perform hits from Queen, Katy Perry, Lorde, Led...

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Sonia Di Iorio in Brain Colours

17 - 25 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Brain Colours is a brand new show debuting at the Melbourne Fringe Festival. Written and performed by Melbourne based comedian Sonia Di Iorio this...

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WizAz: Magic Rocks

WizAz: Magic Rocks

17 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

What would Harry Potter be like if it were set in Australia? WizAz is about a couple of young wizards, Liam and Xander, who have graduated from...

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Melbourne Fringe Media Launch 2013

Melbourne Fringe Festival

17 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

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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Donnell Rawlings Australian Tour

Donnell Rawlings Australian Tour

18 Sep 2014

Thornbury

US comedian and star of Comedy Central's award winning and critically celebrated Chappelle's show Donnell Rawlings (aka Ashy Larry) has announced...

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High Fidelity: The Musical

11 - 14 Sep 2014, 18 - 21 Sep 2014

Prahran

From $32.50 - $37.50

Within the cluttered walls of Championship Vinyl, Rob re-evaluates his past relationships as he and his pathetic colleagues attempt to navigate life...

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People's Day

The Australian Ballet's People's Day

22 Sep 2014

Southbank

From $20 - $20

Held in the September school holidays, People's day is an exclusive behind-the-scenes insight into the daily life of a dancer of The Australian...

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The DIVA rests

DIVA

23 - 28 Sep 2014

Kensington

From $16 - $26

The award winning show DIVA descends upon Melbourne's Fringe Festival. Join June, an eccentric, loud, foul-mouthed, pill-popping, vodka-swilling,...

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The Riders

The Riders

23 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

Southbank

The Riders is a brand new Australian opera based on Tim Winton's Booker-nominated classic. Composed by the acclaimed Iain Grandage with the libretto...

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Short Change

23 - 28 Sep 2014

Melbourne

From $18 - $22

Follow the journey of a single coin as it passes from hand to hand to hand, in a series of top dollar vignettes which probe our relationship to...

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Li'l Abner

Li'l Abner

19 - 20 Sep 2014, 24 - 27 Sep 2014

Southbank

From $22 - $28

What happens when the government thinks you ain't worth nothin'? Ya prove 'em wrong! Based on the book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank and...

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The Bald Prima Donna

The Bald Prima Donna

25 - 28 Sep 2014

St Kilda South

From $20 - $25

After a sell-out season in Brisbane, Queensland-based independent theatre company, Room To Play, debuts Eugene Ionesco's iconic absurdist masterpiece...

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Softbelly Bar and Lounge

Five Boroughs Comedy

4 Sep 2014, 11 Sep 2014, 18 Sep 2014, 25 Sep 2014

Melbourne

From $12 - $12

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...

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Body Talk

26 Sep - 23 Oct 2014

Carlton

Body Talk is a dance video that parodies the TV variety show styles of the 1970s and '80s, using the idiom of the classic music program, Solid Gold....

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