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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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A Nightmare On Dance Street

A Nightmare On Dance Street

11 Jul 2015

St Kilda

From the people that brought you last year's sold out smash hit, Once Upon A Time: A Fairy Tale Fusion of Dance, prepare to be thrilled, chilled and...

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Cavalleria Rusticana with The Contrabandista

Cavalleria Rusticana with The Contrabandista

16 - 19 Jul 2015

Clayton

From $17.50 - $35

A wonderful opportunity to see this double bill of the classic Cavalleria Rusticana with the pre G&S The Contrabandista by Arthur Sullivan and F. C....

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The Australian Ballet presents The Dancers Company Dandenong

The Australian Ballet presents The Dancers Company Dandenong

17 - 18 Jul 2015

Dandenong

Discover the beauty of ballet in Dandenong this July. Experience world-class ballet live on stage this Winter with The Dancers Company, The...

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Death and the Maiden

Death and the Maiden

18 Jul - 22 Aug 2015

Southbank

Some plays maintain their relevance because some evils never go away. Ariel Dorfman's stunning world-wide hit Death and the Maiden is one such work....

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I Am a Miracle

I Am a Miracle

18 Jul - 9 Aug 2015

Southbank

I Am a Miracle, because I ain't left yet, it must be a miracle. Marvin Lee Wilson was convicted of murder in 1994. Lawyers said his IQ of 61 meant he...

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Resonance Music Sereis

Resonance Music Series

19 Jul 2015

Black Rock

The Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust carries forward Dame Nellie Melba's vision by supporting the development of young Australian opera singers with...

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An Afternoon of Opera Bayside - Resonance Music Series

Resonance Music Series - Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust - An Afternoon of Opera Bayside

19 Jul 2015

Black Rock

The Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust carries forward Dame Nellie Melba's vision by supporting the development of young Australian opera singers with...

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Eddie Perfect at Five Boroughs Comedy

Portland Hotel Comedy

4 Jun 2015, 11 Jun 2015, 18 Jun 2015, 25 Jun 2015

Melbourne

From $12 - $12

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...

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The Weir

The Weir

14 Aug - 26 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Theatre's power as an arena for storytelling meets the great Irish tradition of the bar room tale in Conor McPherson's brilliant gem of a play about...

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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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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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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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From Broadway to La Scala

From Broadway to La Scala

12 Sep 2015

Southbank

Soaring with the exuberance of the great stage musicals and enriched with the passion of grand opera, From Broadway to La Scala will hit a new high...

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They Saw a Thylacine

They Saw a Thylacine

15 Sep - 4 Oct 2015

Southbank

They Saw a Thylacine on the brink of extinction. Out of the darkness, Sarah Hamilton and Justine Campbell conjure the ghost of one of Australia's...

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The Australian Ballet presents The Sleeping Beauty

The Australian Ballet presents The Sleeping Beauty

15 - 26 Sep 2015

Southbank

Fairies, bluebirds, a princess and a spell-shattering kiss: the world's most extravagant ballet is awakened to new life by The Australian Ballet's...

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Melbourne Fringe 2014

Melbourne Fringe Festival

16 Sep - 4 Oct 2015

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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Andarela and Guru Tharuwa

Andarela and Guru Tharuwa

4 Oct 2015

Ringwood

From $30 - $100

Bringing to you the honourable dramatist Jayalath Manorathne's two well known plays, Andarela and Guru Tharuwa. Be dazzled by these performances that...

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The Listies Ruin Xmas

The Listies Ruin Xmas

25 Nov - 13 Dec 2015

Southbank

The Listies Ruin Xmas is a Frankenstein's monster of a holiday panto. Its mission? To make families laugh as much as possible in 55 minutes. This...

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Opera Australia's The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro

12 Nov 2015, 14 Nov 2015, 17 Nov 2015, 19 Nov 2015

Melbourne

From $59 - $59

Upstairs, downstairs, inside, outside, dress-ups and dressing downs this is the Downton Abbey of Opera, but a lot more fun.

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