Theatre and performing arts: Events

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  • The King and I

    The King and I

    10 Jun - 24 Aug 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Get to know Rodgers and Hammerstein's time-honoured classic, starring musical theatre royalty Lisa McCune and internationally acclaimed Jason Scott Lee....

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    Melbourne Festival

    10 - 26 Oct 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Cram a year's worth of high art into two weeks and see the cream of Australian and international theatre, dance, visual arts, opera and music.

  • Les Misérables

    Les Misérables

    4 Jul - 21 Sep 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    See Valjean, Fantine and Cosette take to the stage in Victor Hugo's classic story. It's one of the world's most popular musicals. Don't miss out.

  • Impossible Occurrences, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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    Melbourne Marriott Hotel, Melbourne

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  • The Light in Winter

    The Light in Winter

    1 - 30 Jun 2015

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    See the light and a nightly program of free events, performances and exhibitions at Federation Square, and celebrate the arrival of the winter solstice. ...

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    Boylesque at Speakeasy HQ

    23 Aug 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Speakeasy HQ is the Underground Galaxy of Stars, and Australia's only dedicated vaudeville theatre. Experience an all-boylesque line-up including some ...

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    Desperately Young At Heart

    30 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    From $20 - $28

    Desperately Young At Heart is an outrageously original and award-winning musical comedy cabaret! The imposing frame of six foot six inch operatic baritone ...

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    Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School Plays Nurse with Lola Ramone

    24 Aug 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    The world's premier alternative drawing movement is part art, part cabaret and all fun. Whether you are an artstar or a scribbling newbie, Dr. Sketchy's ...

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    Melbourne Cabaret Festival

    18 - 28 Jun 2015

    Event - Prahran, Melbourne

    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.

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    Queens of the Outback

    3 Oct 2014

    Event - Docklands, Melbourne

    Glitz, glamour and a soundtrack of incredible music are just a few of the experiences in store for audiences attending this mash-up musical. Queens of ...

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    Sinful Pleasures Burlesque

    24 Jun 2014, 29 Jul 2014, 26 Aug 2014, 30 Sep 2014

    Event - Northcote, Melbourne

    From $12 - $20

    Sinful Pleasures Burlesque troupe showcase the varying themes, styles and genres of Burlesque in the length of a night's show. The audience will be exposed ...

  • Speakeasy HQ

    The Blind Tiger

    5 Jul 2014, 12 Jul 2014, 19 Jul 2014, 26 Jul 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Speakeasy HQ presents weekly Saturday night extravaganzas that span the widest cross-section of live and performing arts of the contemporary era including ...

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    The Paris Underground Cabaret

    5 - 6 Sep 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Enter the Paris Underground and journey through the dark delights of the city of light. Witness astounding acts of magic and illusion, spectacular tap ...

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    Vamp and Burn

    4 Oct 2014

    Event - Docklands, Melbourne

    This year, we bring a French twist to the event, with Lola The Vamp providing lead vocals as well as the firebrand headlining burlesque that has been ...

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    After Dinner Mint

    3 Jul 2014, 7 Aug 2014, 4 Sep 2014

    Event - Carlton, Melbourne

    From $7 - $10

    Come to the launch of After Dinner Mint, a wild new monthly variety show where the very best of Melbourne's comedians, sketch groups, improvisers and ...

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    DIVA

    23 - 28 Sep 2014

    Event - Kensington, Melbourne

    From $16 - $26

    The award winning show DIVA descends upon Melbourne's Fringe Festival. Join June, an eccentric, loud, foul-mouthed, pill-popping, vodka-swilling, lonely, ...

  • Donnell Rawlings Australian Tour

    Donnell Rawlings Australian Tour

    18 Sep 2014

    Event - Thornbury, Melbourne

    US comedian and star of Comedy Central's award winning and critically celebrated Chappelle's show Donnell Rawlings (aka Ashy Larry) has announced Sydney ...

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    Melbourne Uni Law Revue

    21 - 23 Aug 2014, 28 - 29 Aug 2014

    Event - North Melbourne, Melbourne

    The Melbourne Uni Law Revue is an annual sketch comedy show written, directed and performed by students, which has entertained audiences over several ...

  • Society Variety

    Society Variety

    29 Jul 2014, 26 Aug 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    From $20 - $20

    Hammertime & Biggish Al present Society Variety for connoisseurs of comedy. Shaken, not stirred. Held on the last Tuesday of every month, Society Variety ...

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    Sonia Di Iorio in Brain Colours

    17 - 25 Sep 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Brain Colours is a brand new show debuting at the Melbourne Fringe Festival. Written and performed by Melbourne based comedian Sonia Di Iorio this one-lady-sketch-explosion ...

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    Tiki Comedy - Free Weekly Comedy!

    10 Jul 2014, 17 Jul 2014, 24 Jul 2014, 31 Jul 2014

    Event - Richmond, Melbourne

    Venture into Richmond's deliciously naughty Tiki Lounge & Bar to get boozed on pirate rum, stroke the furry (leopard) wall and laugh your tatas off!Every ...

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    Australian Tap Dance Festival

    27 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

    Event - Prahran, Melbourne

    The Australian Tap Dance Festival is a week-long event packed with everything tap related and open to all levels from novice to professional to those ...

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    Body Talk

    26 Sep - 23 Oct 2014

    Event - Carlton, Melbourne

    Body Talk is a dance video that parodies the TV variety show styles of the 1970s and '80s, using the idiom of the classic music program, Solid Gold. The ...

  • Flamenco

    Flamenco Dance and Guitar Show

    29 - 31 Aug 2014

    Event - Brunswick, Melbourne

    From $25 - $80

    Spain delivers a rare glimpse into the passionate art form that is flamenco; with its earthy gyspy roots, graceful poise, sophisticated rhythms, and the ...

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    Keep Everything

    20 - 24 Aug 2014

    Event - North Melbourne, Melbourne

    Keep Everything is a unique and uninhibited fusion of dance, light, sound and image by one of Australia's most innovative choreographers, Antony Hamilton. ...

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    Marzo

    10 - 14 Oct 2014

    Event - North Melbourne, Melbourne

    The Australian premiere of a strikingly original dance work Marzo by Italian company Dewey Dell. Evoking the gamut of human conflict and emotion, Marzo's ...

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    The Australian Ballet Presents La Bayadère

    28 Aug - 6 Sep 2014

    Event - Southbank, Melbourne

    La Bayadère has it all: one moment it's a heady mix of temple dancers, angry gods and scheming villains; the next it's snow-white tutus and luminous classical ...

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    World Supremacy Battlegrounds Festival

    3 - 5 Oct 2014

    Event - Flemington, Melbourne

    Get set for the biggest international street dance & music festival in Australia as MAS brings you the all-ages event, World Supremacy Battlegrounds. ...

  • FDC i Am Poster

    i Am

    3 - 4 Oct 2014

    Event - Kew East, Melbourne

    From $15 - $25

    Flare Dance Company presents original contemporary dance works by Melbourne-based artists in its 2014 season. i Am takes an introspective look at the ...

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    Melbourne Festival

    10 - 26 Oct 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's flagship international arts festivals and one of the major multi-arts festivals of the world, in terms of quality ...

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    Master Class

    19 - 28 Aug 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    From $30 - $38

    Inspired by Maria Callas' 1971 visit to New York's Juilliard School of Music, Master Class is an insightful look into the life and art of opera's most ...

  • Master Class by Terrence McNally

    Master Class by Terrence McNally

    19 - 24 Aug 2014, 26 - 28 Aug 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Inspired by Maria Callas' 1971 visit to New York's Juilliard School of Music, Master Class is an insightful look into the life and art of opera's most ...

  • Norma

    Victorian Opera presents Norma

    23 Aug 2014

    Event - Southbank, Melbourne

    The celebrated role of Norma demands a voice of extraordinary power and is a rare and unmissable operatic experience. Now Victorian Opera shines the ...

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    Victorian Opera presents The Play of Herod

    2 - 5 Oct 2014

    Event - Parkville, Melbourne

    Straight from the pages of the 12th century Fleury Playbook comes this hauntingly beautiful medieval drama that combines the traditional Christmas story ...

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    A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard

    14 Aug - 13 Sep 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Melbourne's newest performance warehouse, The Grange, will be transformed into America's West to host Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind, directed by Caleb ...

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    Fish on Europa: An Original Musical

    20 - 23 Aug 2014

    Event - Parkville, Melbourne

    After a critically acclaimed debut at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, Cryptophasia Theatre Company is returning to Melbourne with its latest original contemporary ...

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    Going Nowhere

    21 - 23 Nov 2014

    Event - North Melbourne, Melbourne

    Going Nowhere is one event happening on two sides of the globe simultaneously – in Melbourne and in Cambridge, UK – exploring how artists, communities ...

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    High Fidelity: The Musical

    11 - 14 Sep 2014, 18 - 21 Sep 2014

    Event - Prahran, Melbourne

    From $32.50 - $37.50

    Within the cluttered walls of Championship Vinyl, Rob re-evaluates his past relationships as he and his pathetic colleagues attempt to navigate life guided ...

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    Indie Cinema, Stand-up Comedy & Burlesque

    29 Aug 2014

    Event - Brunswick, Melbourne

    Theatre Nuevo presents a line up of locally made short films, presented by their makers, followed by SEVEN Stand-up comedians finished off by an outstanding ...

  • Macbeth

    19 - 22 Aug 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Something wicked this way comes. The Scottish Play directed by James Evans descends upon Arts Centre Melbourne with pace, power and passion. Shakespeare's ...

  • Once

    Once

    1 Oct - 9 Nov 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Discover the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician and the singer who inspires him as Once makes its Australian debut.

  • Orphans

    Orphans by Dennis Kelly

    8 - 9 Aug 2014, 12 Aug 2014, 15 - 19 Aug 2014, 21 - 23 Aug 2014

    Event - Brunswick, Melbourne

    Steam Productions proudly presents Dennis Kelly's award-winning play Orphans at the Mechanics Institute. Orphans tells the story of Helen and Liam, a ...

  • Show Boat

    16 - 24 Aug 2014

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Hammerstein and Kern's masterpiece, Show Boat marked a turning point in the development of the Broadway musical. With themes of racial prejudice and tragic ...

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    Since I Suppose

    15 - 26 Oct 2014

    Event - North Melbourne, Melbourne

    Especially crafted for two people at a time, Since I Suppose is an immersive journey through Melbourne's CBD incorporating digital technologies, internet ...

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    Spinnaker Bay – Live Soap Opera

    27 Jun 2014, 25 Jul 2014, 22 Aug 2014, 19 Sep 2014

    Event - Carlton, Melbourne

    From $10 - $10

    Welcome to the sleepy, seaside town of Spinnaker Bay. Under the watchful eye of the Spinnaker Bay lighthouse journey into the lives of those who inhabit ...

  • Strictly Ballroom The Musical

    20 Jan - 15 Mar 2015

    Event - Melbourne, Melbourne

    Global Creatures presents Strictly Ballroom The Musical, based on the much-loved Australian film. Coming soon to Her Majesty's Theatre, this brand new ...

  • The Bald Prima Donna

    The Bald Prima Donna

    25 - 28 Sep 2014

    Event - St Kilda South, Melbourne

    From $20 - $25

    After a sell-out season in Brisbane, Queensland-based independent theatre company, Room To Play, debuts Eugene Ionesco's iconic absurdist masterpiece ...

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    The Carer

    2 - 6 Sep 2014

    Event - Southbank, Melbourne

    To celebrate his 80th birthday, playwright, actor and MTC alumnus Alan Hopgood performs his popular one-man play The Carer. The play was first toured ...

  • The Carer

    The Carer

    2 - 6 Sep 2014

    Event - Southbank, Melbourne

    Celebrating his 80th birthday and 60 years in show business, Alan Hopgood performs The Carer at the Southbank Theatre. The Carer, the one-man play about ...

  • The Dream

    The Dream

    18 - 20 Sep 2014, 25 - 27 Sep 2014, 2 - 4 Oct 2014

    Event - Southbank, Melbourne

    The clue is in the title - this is a different dream. Peter Evans has reawakened Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream with a breathless 90-minute ...

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