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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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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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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

Opera at Arts Centre Melbourne presents 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

Opera at Arts Centre Melbourne - The Elixir of Love

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

Melbourne

From $59 - $59

Italian opera meets the Australian outback when Donizetti's tongue-in-cheek, heart-on-sleeve tale of a shy boy and a bold girl returns in this cheeky...

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Top Hat Tuesdays

Top Hat Tuesdays

5 May 2015, 2 Jun 2015, 7 Jul 2015, 4 Aug 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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