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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.
Follow Simba's epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands in this acclaimed production with stunning effects and unforgettable music.
Authentic Australian stories are a rarity on our stages. Even rarer are stories as personal as this by Kylie Trounson, which grapples with the...
Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.
The (Very) Big Laugh Out transforms both Fed Square and City Square into magical adventure playgrounds with some of the most unpredictably...
As secrets are revealed, passion and politics run riot on a grand scale in the 16th century royal court of Spain.
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31 Mar - 18 Apr 2015
From $30 - $30
Warning: this show contains a short-statured person defying stereotypes. Come and get lost down the rabbit hole with Emma J Hawkins, where Alice is...
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31 Mar - 5 Apr 2015
The Umbilical Brothers return to Melbourne for one week only with their internationally acclaimed hit show KiDSHoW. It contains violence, sexual...
1 - 5 Apr 2015
The art of tango has captivated the world with its sexuality, power and beauty for centuries, and Milonga is a fascinating exploration of this...
2 - 18 Apr 2015
Joshua Ladgrove talks at you for 52 minutes in exchange for some of your money. Who is Joshua Ladgrove? It is not clear and this won't be a...
3 - 5 Apr 2015
From $35 - $295
Latin America is taking over Melbourne once again in a three-day dancing festival of performances, workshops and parties. For the first time ever,...
4 - 19 Apr 2015
From $23 - $23
Humans share 97 per cent of their DNA with apes. A frightening statistic for the poor apes. It has long been understood that we are the most...
5 Apr 2015
From $35 - $35
Chopper. The legend returns. Back from the grave and ready to rumble, with a brand new show. Heath Franklin's great mate Chopper' makes his debut...
6 - 18 Apr 2015
From $18 - $18
Huw Joseph returns to his hometown of Melbourne from another stint in the UK, where he's been gigging and doing TV/radio, to perform his new show,...
Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage has returned to Melbourne. Book now for the time of you life with return airfares flying Virgin Australia, two nights' accommodation and Premium tickets.
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Sandbox Land is a classy, whipsmart, variety show with charm. Expect music, storytelling, comedy, slam poetry, improvisation, puppetry, and more....
Join Joshua Glanc for a one-man sketch odyssey as he makes no attempt to answer the question how many crumbed cutlets can you handle? After...
Jimeoin makes a welcome return to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with his unique style of comedy that features a fluid mixture of his...
Lliam Amor (Late Night Impro, Thank God You're Here) brings back his one-man powerhouse for six shows only. After a successful run at the Adelaide...
The musky scent of political dissatisfaction hangs heavily on the wind. This nation yearns for leadership, rulers who will steer it down a new path,...
After debuting to a sell-out season at Melbourne Fringe 2014, Media Release is back, exploring the inner drives of professional reality TV stars, how...
Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.
Helen's been trying to find her funny bone and it's not easy when they all stick out at once. The U. K. 's Helen Duff can't help making light of...
Since the moment of your conception, your entire existence has been leading to this glorious moment. The moment you settle into your seat, switch off...
What are you waiting for? Hop on in and ride. There's plenty of room. Join Arj Barker and together you will contemplate everything from the social...
See one of Australia's most successful independent theatre companies stage its annual season of cutting-edge contemporary text-based plays and adaptations.
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.
Catch local and international music, dance and theatre performances or enrol at Australia's oldest performing arts schools at this historic theatre.
Book tickets to see renowned theatre productions in the magnificently restored theatre that's been part of the Melbourne story since 1929.
Encounter endless possibilities presented by an inspired program of contemporary theatre in a cherished building, plus refreshments pre and post-show.
Be entertained, challenged and enriched by the MTC's consistently excellent program of classic and contemporary Australian and international theatre.
Celebrate all that's camp with cabaret, stand-up comedy, musical theatre and even burlesque, accompanied by cocktails in the kitsch-crammed parlour.
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?
Idle the afternoon away by the bluestone cobbles at a Degraves Street or Centre Place cafe and become part of a Melbourne postcard scene.
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.
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