Make Melbourne your main event this winter. Few stage shows are more spectacular than Moulin Rouge! The Musical, returning for a limited season at the Regent Theatre. And don't miss pop-tastic remix musical & Juliet, a coming-of-age story that turns Shakespeare's tragedy on its head, or the stellar production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
Kick off the winter sporting calendar with the Bledisloe Cup at Melbourne's iconic MCG. In soccer, watch the CommBank Matildas vs. France ahead of the FIFA Women's World Cup. See Suncorp Super Netball and barrack for your favourite team as the rounds get serious through the AFL season.
Keep your imagination fuelled with luminous paintings and stunning scenography at Pierre Bonnard: Designed by India Madhavi at NGV International, and the iconic women of screen at Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion at ACMI – both part of the blockbuster Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series.
RISING returns to brighten the darker nights with a brilliant and diverse program of art, music, performance and installations, while Lightscape sets the Royal Botanical Gardens aglow for wide-eyed visitors of all ages.