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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.

Aladdin – The MusicalMy Fair LadyResurrection | Dracula's Cabaret Dinner & ShowSt Kilda's Winter GardenThe BodyguardThe Book of Mormon



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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Prometheus Bound 
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Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus The daring of concept and dramatic movement of Aeschylus stands above any other Greek poet or philosopher except perhaps Plato and Aristotle. Never before had Zeus, the ruler of the gods, been shown as subject to Read more..

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Aladdin – The Musical 
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Disney’s 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 bold new musical. The New York T Read more..

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Blanc de Blanc 
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Presenting the new show from the creative team behind worldwide smash hits LIMBO and Cantina. Blanc de Blanc serves-up an intoxicating blend of vintage glamour, high-end spectacle and titillating acts to infatuate, illuminate and delight. Bringing Read more..

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Bourbon St to Broadway 
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How does a Southern Bell from Alabama end up somewhere over the rainbow. Will her dreams come true? Bourbon St. to Broadway is a musical adventure, packed with some of Broadway’s most iconic songs, performed like you have never heard them before. Read more..

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Footloose the Musical 
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Get ready to cut Loose…Footloose Kick off your Sunday shoes for MLOC Productions May 2017 production, the stage musical of one of the most popular movies of all time May 19 - 27 Shirley Burke Theatre 64 Parkers Rd Parkdale, VIC 3194 Based Read more..

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Greek Goddess 
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The curtain falls on a Broadway stage, the star comes forward to receive her applause. Melina Mercouri, sex symbol and Cannes award-winner, tells her New York audience the truth about events unfolding in Greece. A military coup has taken place, a Read more..

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Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2017 
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Melbourne Cabaret Festival 20 June - 2 July 2017 www.melbournecabaret.com The Melbourne Cabaret Festival is one of Melbourne’s major winter arts events. The Festival is funded through fundraising campaigns, its 'Friends of the Festival' program, Read more..

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Melbourne Cabaret Festival | Opening Gala 
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Experience highlights of multiple shows from across the festival in the one extravaganza, hosted by the one and only Dolly Diamond. The eighth annual Melbourne Cabaret Festival returns to Chapel Off Chapel with two weeks of atmospheric, seductive Read more..

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My Fair Lady 
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Ground-breaking, glorious and grand... Celebrating the beloved original, Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady comes to the Regent Theatre in May 2017 under the direction of Julie Andrews. In the show’s 60th anniversary year, Opera Australia and John Read more..

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Spencer 
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A new Australian comedy-drama: SPENCER Written by Katy Warner Presented by Lab Kelpie Failure. Family. Forgiveness. A brand new comedy-drama celebrating a gloriously dysfunctional Australian family, this is modern storytelling at its best! Read more..

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St Kilda's Winter Garden 
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A huge line up of comedy, music, family shows and cabaret make up the 2017 MAP 57 program. MAP 57 will feature premium live music comedy cabaret and kids shows topped off with luscious food stalls small bars rides sparkling lights and roaring fi Read more..

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The Book of Mormon 
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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® including Best Musical. THE BOOK OF MORMON made its world premiere in March 2011 at Broadway's Eugene Read more..

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The Dixie Swim Club 
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The Dixie Swim Club directed by Kris Weber STAG presents our second production for 2017: The Dixie Swim Club, by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten. The Dixie Swim Club will be directed by Kris Weber and play at the Strathmore Community Hal Read more..

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The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls 
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The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls by Meg Miroshnik Always sleep with one eye open… Once upon a time, in 2005, 20-year-old Annie is sent by her mother back to her native Russia to brush up on the language, and lose her American accent. Undern Read more..

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The Rapture 
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Finucane & Smith The Rapture 29 June – 16 July 2017 Fortyfive Downstairs Moira Finucane, one of the world’s greatest performance chameleons, debuts her major new work, The Rapture; a transcendent emporium of gothic-erotic dreams, rock ‘n’ro Read more..

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Three Little Words 
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The cosy world of coupledom has insulated four friends from the challenges of a complicated world. They’ve shared lunches, brunches, art exhibitions and trips to Kakadu. Their perfect cosmopolitan bubble seems hermetically sealed, until one couple ca Read more..

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Trash Goes Down The River 
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Trash Goes Down The River is written by Melbourne playwright, novelist and scriptwriter, Clare Mendes. The piece draws on the early 2017 clashes between Melbourne’s homeless population, protesters, police and policy makers, TRASH GOES DOWN THE RIV Read more..

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