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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.
As secrets are revealed, passion and politics run riot on a grand scale in the 16th century royal court of Spain.
A Social Service should help people, shouldn't it? Featuring Nicola Gunn and David Woods, this smart performance sticks its nose into the gap between...
Opera's lecherous anti-hero has already been condemned. Are fire and brimstone really his just desserts?
Madama Butterfly is one of the world's great love stories, and this production, one of Australia's most loved, has been beautifully produced using...
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.
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25 Nov - 13 Dec 2015
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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12 Nov 2015, 14 Nov 2015, 17 Nov 2015, 19 Nov 2015
From $59 - $59
Upstairs, downstairs, inside, outside, dress-ups and dressing downs this is the Downton Abbey of Opera, but a lot more fun.
21 Nov 2015, 24 Nov 2015, 26 Nov 2015, 28 Nov 2015
A version of Donizetti's tongue-in-cheek, heart-on-sleeve tale set in country Australia circa 1915.
5 May 2015, 2 Jun 2015, 7 Jul 2015, 4 Aug 2015
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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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,...
Noel Fielding, one half of the award winning comedy duo, The Mighty Boosh, Team Captain of Never Mind the Buzzcocks and the star behind Luxury Comedy...
On their first Australian National Tour, direct from Las Vegas, Tom Stevens as Dean Martin and accompanying him Australia's very own Tony Lewis as...
Word nerds and grammar police unite! It's the Inaugural Annual Comedy Spelling Bee, with a line-up of some of the best comedians in the world going...
After enjoying a sell-out season in the city in 2014, the critically acclaimed production of The Flick is coming home to Red Stich Actors Theatre, St...
Sandbox Land is a classy, whipsmart, variety show with charm. Expect music, storytelling, comedy, slam poetry, improvisation, puppetry, and more....
The improv comedy craze from Chicago has arrived in Melbourne. It's 30-minutes non-stop. It's fast, challenging and bound to impress.
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.
Catch local and international music, dance and theatre performances or enrol at Australia's oldest performing arts schools at this historic theatre.
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.
Celebrate all that's camp with cabaret, stand-up comedy, musical theatre and even burlesque, accompanied by cocktails in the kitsch-crammed parlour.
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.
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.
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.
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