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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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Virgins and Cowboys

14 - 15 Aug 2015, 17 - 23 Aug 2015

St Kilda

From $20 - $30

Virgins and Cowboys, presented by Theatre Works and Motherboard Productions in partnership with the Victorian College of Arts. A sitcom reject set in...

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Grief and the Lullaby

14 - 15 Aug 2015, 17 - 23 Aug 2015

St Kilda

From $20 - $30

Grief and the Lullaby, presented by Theatre Works and Fabricated Rooms in partnership with the Victorian College of Arts. Unfolding across a single...

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SDS1

SDS1

19 - 22 Aug 2015

North Melbourne

Ahilan Ratnamohan draws on the sweaty, skilled physicality of 'the beautiful game' in this startling, dance-inspired work. Described by Ratnamohan as...

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Feminerd

19 - 23 Aug 2015

Melbourne

From $25 - $32

Boldly going where no woman has gone before, Adele Scott tackles the bullying and sexism rife within geek culture, using nothing but love, charm and...

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Antigone

Antigone

21 Aug - 13 Sep 2015

Southbank

Antigone has always been a respected member of her community but in civil war all bets are off. She suddenly finds herself on the outside looking in....

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Unacceptabubble

Unacceptabubble

21 Aug 2015

Melbourne

This stand-up show is about the important stuff in life, like love, work, finding your place in the world - and bubbles. After sell-out shows and...

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Activate 2015

Activate 2015

21 Aug - 5 Sep 2015

Bundoora

La Trobe Student Theatre and Film presents, Activate 2015, an exciting season of contemporary plays performed on campus. The season features four...

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Melbourne Comedy's Rising Stars

22 Aug 2015

Melbourne

After selling out its first two shows, Melbourne Comedy's Rising Stars returns with a new line-up of Melbourne's best up-and-coming stand-up...

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Nude

Nude - beneath the beauty spot

13 Aug 2015, 14 Aug 2015, 15 Aug 2015, 16 Aug 2015

St Kilda

From $25 - $35

Nude - beneath the beauty spot is one-woman show that puts a new spin on the stories and songs of the greatest sex star that ever lived. Nude will...

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Not Just a Dumb Blonde

Not Just a Dumb Blonde

26 - 30 Aug 2015

Melbourne

After a sold-out season of 'Bourbon Street to Broadway', America's girl next door, Britni Leslie, returns to the Butterfly Club to explore what...

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Confusion for Three – Jo Lloyd

26 - 30 Aug 2015

North Melbourne

From $15 - $30

In this new work by Melbourne choreographer Jo Lloyd (Future Perfect, 2013), hypnotic tension is generated by three dancers as they negotiate a...

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Price Check! The Musical

Price Check! The Musical

26 - 30 Aug 2015

St Kilda

From $35 - $45

Grab your shopping trolley and check-out Price Check! The Musical. This new Australian musical comedy explores the dysfunctional lives of four...

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The Australian Ballet presents 20:21

The Australian Ballet presents 20:21

27 Aug - 5 Sep 2015

Southbank

From $169 - $169

The best of the 20th century, the freshest of the 21st: this electrifying triple bill showcases two giants of the New York dance scene and the...

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20:21

20:21

27 Aug 2015

Southbank

In 20:21 you will experience an electrifying night of three ballets celebrating the creative choreographic giants of the 20th century and the fresh...

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20:21

27 Aug - 5 Sep 2015

Southbank

Experience an electrifying night of three ballets celebrating the creative choreographic giants of the 20th century and the fresh visions of the...

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lore

lore

28 Aug 2015

Southbank

Deeply moving performances, incredible dancing and authentic storytelling are the trademarks of any Bangarra Dance Theatre season, and none more so...

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lore

28 - 29 Aug 2015, 1 - 5 Sep 2015

Southbank

Deeply moving performances, incredible dancing and authentic storytelling are the trademarks of any Bangarra Dance Theatre season, and none more so...

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Legends!

Legends!

2 - 20 Sep 2015

Melbourne

From $69.90 - $69.90

Welcome to the satirical and sentimental world of Legends! A funhouse of gossip, rivalry, reminiscence, longing, scandal and a sexy male stripper...

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All Ears – Kate McIntosh

3 - 6 Sep 2015

North Melbourne

From $20 - $30

New Zealand-born, Brussels-based artist Kate McIntosh creates an improvised laboratory for unusual recordings and acoustic experiments, using...

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Tender Napalm

Tender Napalm

3 Sep 2015

Carlton

Tender Napalm is a story about two lovers, locked in a universe of their own creation, battle for control of the story of their relationship, of...

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