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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.
Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.
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...
Madama Butterfly is one of the world's great love stories, and this production, one of Australia's most loved, has been beautifully produced using...
The (Very) Big Laugh Out transforms both Fed Square and City Square into magical adventure playgrounds with some of the most unpredictably...
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.
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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...
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...
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...
12 Jun - 5 Jul 2015
From $59.90 - $59.90
On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean cut kids, Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss, run into tyre trouble and seek help at the...
14 Jun 2015
In June, the Australian Chamber Choir celebrates the life of Gagudju elder and poet Bill Kakadu Man Neidjie. Bill's Dreaming poetry is central to a...
17 Jun 2015
From $80 - $80
Basil, Sybil and Manuel continue globetrotting exploits this year, popping up in over 20 countries. In June this great experience will be stopping...
17 Jun - 12 Jul 2015
Circus Oz rockets back under the Big Top this June and July with the red-hot return season of But Wait. . . There's More. After standing ovations...
From $22 - $22
11 - 13 Jun 2015, 17 - 20 Jun 2015
From $33 - $33
Escape to a 1930's Parisian café with this slick and intimate show served with breathtaking circus skills and madcap antics. Last Orders! is a...
17 - 21 Jun 2015
At last, a cabaret show about vasectomies, asylum seekers and Spiderman - guaranteed not to be set in 1920s Germany. Sydney Cabaret Convention winner...
18 - 28 Jun 2015
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.
12 - 14 Jun 2015, 18 - 20 Jun 2015
Funny Girl is a semi-biographical musical based on the life and early career of Broadway, film star and comedienne Fanny Brice. The story opens...
19 - 27 Jun 2015
From $169 - $169
Witty, vibrant, glamorous and romantic, Alexei Ratmansky's Cinderella will sweep you off your feet.
20 - 22 Jun 2015
Hailed from London to Paris, the internationally acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet will arrive in Melbourne in June 2015 to present their full-length...
22 - 28 Jun 2015
This is the story of Lionel and the reluctant world premiere of his debut cabaret show; a musical evening of sex, booze, boys and mythical beasts....
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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How come kids always know what they wanna be when they 'grow up'? After years of being a professional fairy, Natasha York (These Things Take Wine,...
After selling out its first show, Melbourne Comedy's Rising Stars returns with a new line-up to showcase some of the best young talent of 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...
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.
Catch local and international music, dance and theatre performances or enrol at Australia's oldest performing arts schools at this historic theatre.
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.
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?
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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