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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.
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.
Authentic Australian stories are a rarity on our stages. Even rarer are stories as personal as this by Kylie Trounson, which grapples with the...
Step into Rippon Lea and enter the opulent 1920s world of the Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher and her crime fighting associates. Based on the novels of...
Opera's lecherous anti-hero has already been condemned. Are fire and brimstone really his just desserts?
As secrets are revealed, passion and politics run riot on a grand scale in the 16th century royal court of Spain.
Australia's hottest new creative team, Helpmann Award winning Dean Bryant and Andrew Hallsworth stage a brand new production of Cole Porter's...
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27 - 31 May 2015, 2 - 7 Jun 2015, 9 - 14 Jun 2015, 16 - 21 Jun 2015
From $79.90 - $79.90
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1 Jun 2015, 8 Jun 2015, 15 Jun 2015, 22 Jun 2015
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...
25 Jun 2015, 27 Jun 2015, 3 Jul 2015, 10 Jul 2015
Rossini's hilarious Barber of Seville remains one of the most popular and entertaining of the operas. Considered the most popular comic opera of all...
11 Jul 2015
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...
16 - 19 Jul 2015
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....
17 - 18 Jul 2015
Discover the beauty of ballet in Dandenong this July. Experience world-class ballet live on stage this Winter with The Dancers Company, The...
18 Jul - 22 Aug 2015
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....
18 Jul - 9 Aug 2015
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...
19 Jul 2015
The Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust carries forward Dame Nellie Melba's vision by supporting the development of young Australian opera singers with...
20% off the full ticket price to award winning magician Luke Hocking's show, Impossible Occurrences.
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.
Baz Luhrmann on why he loves Melbourne (2:43)
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As the only vaudeville bar and theatre in Australia, Speakeasy HQ takes comedy very seriously. And now the Queen of Australian comedy, Nicky Barry,...
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,...
The improv comedy craze from Chicago has arrived in Melbourne. It's 30-minutes non-stop. It's fast, challenging and bound to impress.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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?
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.
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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