Theatre | Shows in Melbourne

Australia's Broadway is Melbourne

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.

Fawlty Towers | Live - On StageFunny GirlMatilda The MusicalThe Sound of Music

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 Sleepless Cabaret 
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When A Night Can Feel Like A Lifetime Are you one of the lucky ones who can sleep well, no matter what ? Or are you one of the 30% of Australians who suffer mild to extreme sleep disorders ? For these people, sleep is evasive, and insomnia is fr Read more..

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Boutique Theatre proudly present the Australian premiere season of Abigail/1702 Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Directed by Elizabeth Millington A debt must be paid. 10 years after the harrowing events of the Salem Witch Trials in Arthu Read more..

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Around the World in 80 Days 
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The Three actors, Ian Stenlake, Pia Miranda and Grant Piro portray a cast of thousands in this madcap adaptation of Verne’s globetrotting classic, bringing to life sea storms, police chases and even elephant rides! Phileaus Fogg is determined to win Read more..

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Extinction By Hannie Rayson Presented by Geelong Performing Arts Centre and Red Stitch Actors Theatre Directed by Nadia Tass Featuring Ensemble members Brett Cousins & Ngaire Dawn Fair Geelong Performing Arts Centre 12 -16 July Canberra Th Read more..

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Fawlty Towers | Live - On Stage 
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Fawlty Towers – Live on Stage will be based on the hilarious and much loved BBC TV series written by John Cleese and Connie Booth. It will be adapted for the stage by John Cleese, with direction by Caroline J. Ranger and assisted by Ed Wightman. Set Read more..

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Ghost Stories 
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Ghost Stories Prince Moo Productions It horrified London, it petrified Sydney and now this haunting psychological thriller is coming to Melbourne. Seen by over half a million people worldwide, Ghost Stories is a truly terrifying theatrical exp Read more..

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Jasper Jones 
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2010 Australian Book Industry Award for Book of the Year Hailed as an Australian To Kill a Mockingbird, Craig Silvey’s acclaimed, best-selling novel is lovingly adapted for the stage by Kate Mulvany, directed by Sam Strong (Private Lives, The Weir Read more..

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Jekyll and Hyde The Musical 
Based on the novel The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, Jekyll and Hyde was originally conceived for the stage by Frank Wildhorn and Steve Cuden, and features music by Wildhorn, a book by Leslie Bricusse and lyrics by Read more..

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Jump First, Ask Later 
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Arts Centre Melbourne presents Powerhouse Youth Theatre and Force Majeure’s Jump First, Ask Later Jump First, Ask Later is an urban choreographic portrait of the streets of Fairfield in Western Sydney, the most culturally diverse region in Austra Read more..

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Matilda The Musical 
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Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the genius of Roald Dahl. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary gir Read more..

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Menopause The Musical® 
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Menopause The Musical 13 July - 06 August 2016 The hilarious celebration of women and the change! This joyful musical parody set to classic tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s (where My Guy becomes My Thighs, The Lion Sleeps Tonight becomes My Hus Read more..

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Our Man in Havana 
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Lyric presents Malcolm Williamson’s Our Man in Havana Join Lyric Opera of Melbourne for a Cuban comedy / spy thriller operatic experience! Complete with bar, showgirls and a vacuum cleaner salesman, the black comic masterpiece Our Man in Havana co Read more..

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CONTEMPORARY DANCE MEETS THE DIGITAL AGE IN A SPECTACULAR, MESMERISING SHOW. Pixel takes us to a new world where the beautiful artistry of contemporary dance leaps into the digital age. With sell out performances in France and the USA, Pixel is p Read more..

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Simon’s Final Sound 
Simon’s Final Sound is an adult comedy by multi-award winning Australian playwright Finegan Kruckemeyer. Four people on a boat. There’s Simon, an unemployed dreamer with dodgy hearing. Michael, with his grey suit, grey sandwiches and grey life, a Read more..

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SPRINGER by S. Mrowinski A one-man play about betrayal, loneliness and disappointment Brought to Yarra Valley this Winter by Exit Theatre Performed as a part of POLART Festival, at Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre last December This time in a BO Read more..

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Terror Byte | Dracula's Cabaret Dinner & Show 
New Show! Terror Byte is an adrenalin spiked aphrodisiac for the soul! A vampire inspired, poltergeist themed cabaret show, that takes you on a wild journey of fleshy pop-roc, hi-camp costumes, slap-face comedy and desitzous circus acts! The sh Read more..

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The 39 Steps 
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Lord Somers Camp & Power House Presents The 39 Steps "The 39 Steps" was originally a big, serious, classic 1935 Alfred Hitchcock movie about spies between the wars, dashing heroes and classy dames. Then in 2006, Patrick Barlow turned the st Read more..

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The Last Five Years 
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GJ Productions presents The Last Five Years GJ Productions, a new and up-coming performing arts production company, is thrilled to present their debut production, The Last Five Years. Written and composed by Tony-award winner Jason Robert Brow Read more..

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The Sound of Music 
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MUST CLOSE 31 JULY! Following its record-breaking run at the London Palladium, the world’s best-loved musical, THE SOUND OF MUSIC is coming to Australia! This lavish and critically acclaimed production tells the uplifting true story of the Von Tr Read more..

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Trevor By Nick Jones Directed by Denis Moore 26 July – 26 August Q&A Thursday 11th August Australian Premiere With Kevin Hofbauer, Rory Kelly, Dion Mills, Eva Seymour, Andrea Swifte, Andrew Gilbert & Angela Kennedy Set & Costume Adrienne C Read more..

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