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Theatre | Shows in Melbourne

Melbourne = Australia's Broadway

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!

GREASE | The MusicalLes MisérablesOnce | a new musicalThe Lion King

The shows listed below are playing in Melbourne or coming soon.

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

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Melbourne Shows

Jack & Jill: The Devil Chemist of Whitechapel 
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STEAMPUNK - VAUDEVILLE - CABARET - BLACK COMEDY Because Nothing Says ‘Love’ Like A Pile Of Dead Bodies. From their completely sold-out debut season in 2013 comes a delightfully gruesome Theatre show about the art of poisoning at the turn of the ce Read more..

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And This Was Od 
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STAG presents Kenneth Horne's And This Was Od STAG presents our final production for our 60th Anniversary Season, a revival of the very first play ever performed by the group: And This Was Odd, by Kenneth Horne, directed by Mel DeBono, at the Str Read more..

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Calpurnia Descending 
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Calpurnia Descending sends up the dangers of fame with the tale of Beverly Dumont – a reclusive, drunken, Depression-era Broadway washout. Beverly limps towards obscurity until a naive ingénue appears offering a final shot at glory. It’s the role Read more..

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Dreamers deals with questions at the heart of contemporary life – the struggle against intolerance, the fear of difference and a love that is perceived as inappropriate. Dreamers explores a young man’s experience trying to establish himself in a n Read more..

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Frankenstein – A New Musical 
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Wlliamstown Musical Theatre Company is proud to present the Australian Premiere Production of Frankenstein – A New Musical running from the 7th to 22nd November 2014 at the Williamstown Mechanics Institute Theatre. With earnest ballads and soaring Read more..

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I'll Eat You Last 
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BAFTA Award winner Miriam Margolyes stars in John Logan’s scintillating solo show – a titillating night of tinseltown tattle. Welcome to the glamorous home of Hollywood agent Sue Mengers. It is 1981 and if an actor isn’t represented by Sue, you ha Read more..

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KILLER JOE by Tracy Letts “She answered the door with her beaver puckered out like it was trying to shake my hand... I donʼt want Dottie having to look at her own stepmotherʼs pussy!” “White trash Gothic with a comic-book spin” - New Read more..

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Les Misérables 
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The Australian premiere of Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Les Misérables arrives at Her Majesty’s Theatre Melbourne in July 2014. Seen by over 65 million people and receiving more than 100 major awards, Les Misérables is one of Read more..

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My Three Angels 
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My Three Angels by Samuel and Bella Spewack Directed by Susan Carty Synopsis: Set in French Guiana in 1910, the story tells of a shopkeeper, his wife and daughter and the three convicts who have been employed to repair the roof. To add to the Read more..

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Once | a new musical 
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ONCE | premiere in Melbourne! Princess Theatre from 30 September 2014. ONCE, the multi award-winning, truly original Broadway musical is making its Australian Premiere at the Princess Theatre this September. Winner of 8 Tony Awards® includin Read more..

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Pennsylvania Avenue 
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An astonishing collaboration of three artists in 2009 led to one of the runaway hits of the Australian theatre year, which stormed the stages of five states. That production was Songs for Nobodies by Joanna Murray-Smith, starring Bernadette Robinson Read more..

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An absurd, dark, sci-fi comedy, Receivers explores the world of idealistic farmer Hedrick who, after years at agricultural school, simply cannot make things grow. In a final attempt to save his property from ruin he stumbles into a world populate Read more..

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Requiem For Dalinka 
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The Artisan Collective proudly present the premiere season of Requiem For Dalinka A story by Peter Marks Written by Peter Marks and Ben Pfeiffer Who will survive when the final curtain falls? May 1945, Far East Poland. Rumour has is that t Read more..

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The Earth is Flat 
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An epic tale and a cast of thousands performed by one man! (OK, not thousands, but quite a few…) A medieval cardinal hatches a dastardly plot to convince humanity the earth is flat. The key to his plan: Clive Palmer. Only a disgraced archaeologist Read more..

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The Lion King 
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We are delighted to announce today that THE LION KING will open at the Regent Theatre in February 2015 for a strictly limited season. Seen by over 70 million people, Disney's landmark musical event THE LION KING is a worldwide phenomenon that will Read more..

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The Mesh 
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A devised collaboration between ARTHUR & Red Stitch World Premiere Wolf and Clara, Max and Lottie. These guys know how to costume party. Clara is a butterfly and a singer. Lottie a witch. Max a king amongst men. Wolf, well, a bit of a Wolf Read more..

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The Pavilion 
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Can You Turn Back The Clock and Unload 20 Years of Baggage? For the first time in Australia, renowned playwright Craig Wright’s The Pavilion will be presented by Melbourne’s Boutique Theatre company 30 October – 14 November at the Abbotsford Conve Read more..

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