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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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Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster – Nicola Gunn

11 - 15 Nov 2015

North Melbourne

Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster is the story of a man, a woman and a duck. It is about the excruciating realms of human behaviour. It is an...

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Jerry's Girls

Jerry's Girls

21 Nov - 6 Dec 2015

Melbourne

Created to showcase his leading ladies, this new staging of Jerry Herman's Jerry's Girls will feature the dazzling talents of twelve of Australia's...

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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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Opera Australia's The Elixir of Love

The Elixir of Love

21 Nov 2015, 24 Nov 2015, 26 Nov 2015, 28 Nov 2015

Melbourne

From $59 - $59

A version of Donizetti's tongue-in-cheek, heart-on-sleeve tale set in country Australia circa 1915.

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Papillon

Papillon

10 - 12 Dec 2015

Docklands

Papillon is an extravaganza of acrobatics, song, comedy and sideshow, with a smattering of nudity, course language and adult themes to make this...

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Australian DanceSport Championship

Australian DanceSport Championship

11 - 13 Dec 2015

Melbourne

Experience the glitz, glamour and intense competition as Australian and International champions of dancesport kick up their heels at Australia's only...

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Georgy Girl, The Seekers Musical

15 Dec 2015 - 31 Jan 2016

Melbourne

Celebrating one of Australia's most loved groups, Georgy Girl - The Seekers Musical will have its world premiere in Melbourne this December at Her...

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Cats

Cats

18 Dec 2015 - 10 Jan 2016

Melbourne

From $74.90 - $74.90

Following its triumphant season in London's West End, the acclaimed revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats comes to Melbourne...

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CATS

CATS

18 Dec 2015 - 10 Jan 2016

Melbourne

Following its triumphant season in London's West End, the acclaimed revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical CATS comes to Melbourne...

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Spectacular view and amazing crowd at T-Dance 2011. Bimbo Jones plays to the setting sun.

Midsumma Festival

17 Jan - 7 Feb 2016

Melbourne

Move your feet at Melbourne's annual queer celebration with outdoor parties and city-wide cultural events, and show your pride at the closing march.

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Top Hat Tuesdays

Top Hat Tuesdays

4 Aug 2015, 1 - 8 Sep 2015, 6 Oct 2015, 3 Nov 2015

Fitzroy

From $10 - $60

Top Hat Tuesdays are a celebration of the magical arts, showcasing the best of Melbourne's local and travelling magicians. Every month, you can come...

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

23 Mar - 17 Apr 2016

Melbourne

Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.

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ONGALS

The (Very) Big Laugh Out

23 Mar - 17 Apr 2016

Melbourne

The (Very) Big Laugh Out transforms both Fed Square and City Square into magical adventure playgrounds with some of the most unpredictably...

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Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

7 - 29 May 2016

Melbourne

After a sell-out West End season, unparalleled praise from critics and audiences alike, four Olivier Award nominations, and a major United Kingdom...

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SOM Cast

Sound of Music

19 May - 31 Jul 2016

Melbourne

From $79.90 - $79.90

Following its record-breaking run at the London Palladium, the world's best-loved musical, The Sound of Music, is coming to Australia. Returning to...

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The original Broadway cast of Kinky Boots. Image: Matthew Murphy

Kinky Boots Australia

18 Oct 2016 - 1 Jan 2018 (dates to be confirmed)

Melbourne

Kinky Boots is Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit and it's coming to Melbourne in October 2016! Featuring music by Grammy® and Tony® winning...

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