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.

Aladdin – The MusicalCABARET - The MusicalMy Fair LadyResurrection | Dracula's Cabaret Dinner & ShowThe 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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A Matter of Life and Death 
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Truth is the first casualty! Plane crashes and politicians, television newsrooms and criminal detectives, war or peace? This is the story of sides – we take them but do we really know what we are choosing? Where do we get our information? How do 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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Awakening by Daniel Lammin 
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‘AWAKENING is superb… one of the most affecting and compelling pieces of theatre I’ve seen all year.’ – Richard Watts, 3RRR/ArtsHub Melchior, Moritz and Wendla are on the cusp of adulthood, pulled between innocence and responsibility. Physically b 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..

View Profile | Albert Park


 
Hello Beautiful 
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Hello, Beautiful! is a funny, big-hearted, one-woman show performed by Hannie Rayson, one of Australia’s best-loved playwrights. Based on her best-selling memoir, Hello, Beautiful! brings you a 60-minute piece of sublime comic storytelling – true Read more..

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Homage to Bricolage 
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Projection, performance, Shakespeare, KFC, identity and politics in the digital age. From a reflection about not wanting to think about the politician George Christensen’s penis; to a guy in his underwear playing the videogame World of Warcraft wh Read more..

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Melbourne Talam 
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Three young people see each other across a crowded Flagstaff station. They just missed the train. Now they wait. And think. They think about home: Punjab, Delhi, Hyderabad. And about how they just can’t seem to get Melbourne’s rhythm right. And o 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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One Life, No Regrets 
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One Life, No Regrets! Original, Dramatic Musical This high-energy musical will blow you away! After their success in 2016 of 'Baba Yaga' based on a Russian fairytale, Mad Cat Theatre is now presenting an original heartfelt story. The musical Read more..

View Profile | Kew


 
RENT 
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Federation University Australia proudly present their 2017 Graduating Music Theatre Company in RENT Set in New York City, RENT is a powerful tale about falling in love, finding your voice... and living for today. Based on Puccini’s beloved Read more..

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Richard 3 
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Bell Shakespeare brings Richard 3 to Arts Centre Melbourne from 20 April - 7 May 2017. Richard is hideous. And Richard was born knowing that he would one day be a ruler. His hunchbacked deformity masks his seething malevolence. His brutal mind 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..

View Profile | Prahran


 
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 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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This is Eden 
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This is Eden by Emily Goddard 1839. Cascades Female Factory, Hobart Town. In a solitary cell, on the edge of survival, a ‘sleek little savage’ waits alone in the darkness. Left for dead, ten thousand miles from home, she plots escape and reveals, 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..

View Profile | Southbank


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