Theatre | Shows in Melbourne

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Melbourne has a rich theatrical tradition comparable with London's West End and New York's Broadway with many shows making their world premiere in Melbourne.

Kinky BootsKOOZA | Cirque Du SoleilMy Fair LadyThe BodyguardThe Book of MormonTwelfth Night

Theatre shows shown below are featured productions playing now or coming soon.

Melbourne's premier theatres include Arts Centre, Princess Theatre, Regent Theatre, Athenaeum Theatre, Forum Theatre, Her Majesty's Theatre and Comedy Theatre.


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A Midsummer Night's Dream 
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A Psychedelic Midsummer Night's Dream Midsummer is one of Shakespeare's most well known and widely performed plays. The play deals with the clash of the human world and that of the faeries...comic misunderstandings, love, marriage, confusion and ma Read more..

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A Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare In The Park 
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Waterdale presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Redleap Recreation Reserve, Mill Park Adults $20 | Concession $15 | CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER FREE! Pack a picnic and enjoy one of Shakespeare's great comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Performed by Read more..

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Christina Bianco: Diva Moments 
New York and West End performer Christina Bianco’s singular voice and comedic charm have brought audiences around the world to their feet. Bianco captured international acclaim as a YouTube sensation with her ‘diva’ impression videos, gaining over 23 Read more..

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Disney’s Aladdin – The Musical 
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Performance dates: From 26 April 2017 “ALADDIN is the must-see show of the year and “Broadway’s biggest new hit!” (Entertainment Weekly) From the producer of The Lion King, the beloved story of Aladdin comes to thrilling theatrical life in this Read more..

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Il Trovatore 
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CitiOpera presents Verdi's masterpiece Il Trovatore LOVE. REVENGE. PASSION. BETRAYAL. CitiOpera returns with a stunning production of Verdi’s Il Trovatore, opening on Saturday 25th February at the Athaneum Theatre, Melbourne CBD. This magni Read more..

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Kinky Boots 
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Kinky Boots must leave Melbourne! “The Best Musical to Hit Town in Years” The Age, Kinky Boots is based on the movie starring Joel Edgerton and inspired by a true story, Kinky Boots takes you on a hilarious journey from a working class shoe factory t Read more..

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KOOZA | Cirque Du Soleil 
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Cirque du Soleil is delighted to announce the return of its trademark blue-and-yellow big top to Melbourne with an all-new production, KOOZA. A sparkling, colourful homage to the traditions of circus, KOOZA will open on Friday, January 20 2017 fo Read more..

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Shen Yun 2017 
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There was a time when the world was full of magic and splendour, as if all on Earth existed in harmony with Heaven. You could see it in the arts, feel it in the air, and hear it in the beat of a drum. This was a land of heroes and sages, dragons a Read more..

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Burning House proudly presents Summerfolk By Maxim Gorky Directed by Robert Johnson A large ensemble of friends are on vacation. Isolated and shielded from the tumultuous events of an empire in upheaval, these Summer guests are free to enjoy Read more..

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Tchaikovsky’s Masterpiece EUGENE ONEGIN 
Co-Opera presents Tchaikovsky's operatic masterpiece "Eugene Onegin" in a visually sumptuous new production in the Athenaeum Club. Sung in English. Reception with sparkling wine from 6:45pm Opera commences 7.30pm A well-known lyric opera in 3 Read more..

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Terminus by Mark O'Rowe “Hilarious, stunning, surprisingly touching and enormously satisfying… a fantastic piece of writing.” – Irish Times Opening North of Eight's inaugural 2017 season is Mark O’Rowe’s award-winning* piece of rhyme and rhyth Read more..

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The Bodyguard 
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The Bodyguard | The Musical You know the story, you love the songs, now experience THE BODYGUARD live on stage! THE BODYGUARD, the award-winning musical based on the smash-hit film, is playing in Melbourne for a strictly limited season, starrin Read more..

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The Book of Mormon 
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THE BOOK OF MORMON will begin performances at Melbourne's Princess Theatre from January 2017! From “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, it’s THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards® includin Read more..

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The Comedy of Errors 
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Melbourne Shakespeare Company will have you howling with laughter at their dynamic interpretation of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors. This hilarious new production will take you on a whirlwind ride of mistaken identities, assumed personas, and wil Read more..

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The Tempest on the banks of the Maribyrnong River 
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SLY RAT THEATRE CO. brings the magic of Shakespeare to the banks of the Maribyrnong River this summer! Season: February 17 – March 5 9 PERFORMANCES ONLY DON’T MISS OUT! Book Now SLY RAT THEATRE CO. is excited to announce its first productio Read more..

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The Tribe 
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The Tribe - Urban Theatre Projects LIVE FROM A BACKYARD IN NEWPORT 2 shows per night, 7PM and 9PM, $35/$25 After sell-out seasons at Sydney Festival and Belvoir St Theatre, Urban Theatre Projects, THE TRIBE comes to The SUBSTATION. Perfor Read more..

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Twelfth Night 
The Australian Shakespeare Company continues its much-heralded tradition of presenting SHAKESPEARE UNDER THE STARS in the Royal Botanic Gardens with the new production for the 2016/2017 season Twelfth Night. Laughing ourselves silly with: Sir To Read more..

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WOMAN - A Musical Cabaret 
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WOMAN - A Musical Cabaret by Amanda Colliver WOMAN is a musical cabaret about the impact stories have on our lives and how these stories have placed women, in particular, in a permanent state of fragility and disempowerment. Century old stories of Read more..

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