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Theatre & performing arts

Victoria has a long tradition of the performing arts, from contemporary and classical dance to theatre, cabaret and dance. Catch performances by local stars and touring international artists at renowned venues and popular festivals throughout the year. Share a laugh at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, see plays and contemporary dance works at metropolitan and regional theatres, or head to the top end of town for international stage shows and musicals.

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Comedy

Comedy at Spleen

Come on down to the city's free weekly comedy hotspot, featuring the hottest young acts in Melbourne town. Special guests every week.

12 Dec 2016
19 Dec 2016
26 Dec 2016
2 Jan 2017

Opera

The Melbourne Ring Cycle

Opera Australia's largest and most ambitious production returns to Melbourne in 2016. Wagner's Ring Cycle, directed by Neil Armfield and conducted by...

12 Dec 2016
14 Dec 2016
16 Dec 2016

Plays & musicals

The Odd Couple

Everything’s set for the regular poker game at Oscar’s place, but where’s Felix? He’s never late. A call to his wife reveals that she and Felix have...

12 Dec 2016
13 Dec 2016
14 Dec 2016
15 Dec 2016

Opera

Carmen - Opera at Arts Centre Melbourne

The ultimate femme fatale is here to stamp her feet, toss her hair and dance. Will she love Don José? Maybe. Will you fall for her sultry Habañera?...

4 May 2017
6 May 2017
11 May 2017
13 May 2017

Theatre & performing arts

Mapping Melbourne 2016

Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) presents the fourth edition of Mapping Melbourne 2016, a festival of free multi-artform events from 1-17 December...

Until 17 Dec 2016

Cabaret

Cabaret Cathedral Presents 'The Rhythm of Life' - Starring Jason Coleman

After the outrageously successful season of Jason Coleman’s Razzle Dazzle last Summer in Rye, Jason proudly presents The Rhythm of Life, performed...

Until 29 Jan 2017

Plays & musicals

Kinky Boots Australia

Melbourne loves Kinky Boots! Melbourne audiences are raving about Kinky Boots, the hilarious and heart-warming new musical now playing at Her...

Until 26 Feb 2017

Dance

Swan Lake

Russia’s critically acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet Theatre return to Australia with two magnificent Tchaikovsky ballets in one thrilling season. The...

13 - 14 Dec 2016

Comedy

Comedy at the European Bier Cafe

Melbourne's best quality night of comedy is here at Comedy at the European Bier Cafe where some of the biggest names in Australian comedy come to...

15 Dec 2016
22 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2016
5 Jan 2017

Comedy

Santa's Break-Down Under

Get your cork-string Santa hats ready for the most thrilling family circus show to hit Melbourne. Under the starry night sky, joined by acrobats and...

15 Dec 2016
16 Dec 2016
17 Dec 2016
18 Dec 2016

Comedy

Harmontown

An Emmy Award-winning TV writer, Dan Harmon is most famous for creating cult comedy shows Community and Rick and Morty. After getting fired from his...

16 Dec 2016

Theatre & performing arts

Impossible Occurrences - Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show

Witness Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive magic shows, at The Marriott Hotel. If you are a Melbourne local or visitor, this a...

16 Dec 2016
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30 Dec 2016
6 Jan 2017
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