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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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The Australian Ballet presents The Dream

The Australian Ballet presents The Dream

4 - 13 Jun 2015

Southbank

Mischievous sprites, tangled loves and dazzling dance: this sparkling triple bill celebrates Frederick Ashton, one of the greatest influences on...

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First Friday Dance Club

First Friday Dance Club

5 Jun 2015

Southbank

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...

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Who Saved JFK?

Who Saved JFK?

5 Jun 2015

Docklands

Especially for Reconciliation Week, and supported by the City of Melbourne and Soroptimist International (SI Melba), Who Saved JFK? highlights the...

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Birdland

Birdland

6 Jun - 11 Jul 2015

Southbank

From the mercilessly cool pen of Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens comes Birdland, a slyly witty character study of an imploding rock...

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Boys' Day

Boys' Day

6 Jun 2015

Southbank

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,...

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Let's Hurry to Love People - A Poetic Journey with John Wood and Exit Theatre

Let's Hurry to Love People - A Poetic Journey with John Wood and Exit Theatre

6 - 7 Jun 2015

Melbourne

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...

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Australian Burlesque Festival

Australian Burlesque Festival

11 - 14 Jun 2015

Docklands

From $45 - $45

Celebrating its sixth year, the wildly popular Australian Burlesque Festival will once again be touring Australia nationally kicking off with a...

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Love and Information

Love and Information

12 Jun - 4 Jul 2015

Southbank

Love and Information / are profoundly human needs. With the inventiveness and currency of her signature works Top Girls and Cloud Nine, the latest...

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The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show

12 Jun - 5 Jul 2015

Melbourne

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...

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Kakadu Man

Kakadu Man

14 Jun 2015

Middle Park

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...

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

17 Jun 2015

Ballarat central

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...

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Circus Oz 2015: But Wait…There’s More RETURN SEASON

Circus Oz 2015 – But Wait...There’s More

17 Jun - 12 Jul 2015

Melbourne

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...

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Circus Oz 2015: But Wait...There's More - RETURN SEASON

Circus Oz 2015: But Wait...There's More

17 Jun - 12 Jul 2015

Melbourne

From $22 - $22

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...

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Circus Showcase 2015 - LAST ORDERS!

Circus Showcase 2015 - LAST ORDERS!

11 - 13 Jun 2015, 17 - 20 Jun 2015

Prahran

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...

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I am Sick to Death of Hearing About The Weimar Republic

I am Sick to Death of Hearing about the Weimar Republic

17 - 21 Jun 2015

Melbourne

At last, a cabaret show about vasectomies, asylum seekers and Spiderman - guaranteed not to be set in 1920s Germany. Sydney Cabaret Convention winner...

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These Things Take Wine

Melbourne Cabaret Festival

18 - 28 Jun 2015

Prahran

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.

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Funny Girl (Karralyka Centre)

Funny Girl - Karralyka Centre

12 - 14 Jun 2015, 18 - 20 Jun 2015

Ringwood East

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...

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The Australian Ballet presents Cinderella

Cinderella

19 - 27 Jun 2015

Southbank

From $169 - $169

Witty, vibrant, glamorous and romantic, Alexei Ratmansky's Cinderella will sweep you off your feet.

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The St Petersburg Ballet present Swan Lake

The St Petersburg Ballet present Swan Lake

20 - 22 Jun 2015

Southbank

Hailed from London to Paris, the internationally acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet will arrive in Melbourne in June 2015 to present their full-length...

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I Might Take My Shirt Off

I Might Take My Shirt Off

22 - 28 Jun 2015

Melbourne

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....

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