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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!

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on StageSexercise - The Musical Strictly Ballroom | The MusicalThe Lion KingTOTEM | Cirque Du Soleil

The theatre shows below are featured productions playing now or coming soon. You can also view shows By Date or view All Shows coming to Melbourne in the next year.

The top Theatres in Melbourne include Arts Centre, Princess Theatre, Regent Theatre, Athenaeum Theatre, Forum Theatre, Her Majesty's Theatre and Comedy Theatre.


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Featured Shows

ABSINTHE by Spiegelworld 
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Inspired by the absinthe-drenched cabarets of late 19th century Europe, ABSINTHE is an adult-themed cocktail of circus, burlesque and vaudeville for a 21st century audience, hosted by the outrageous Gazillionaire and his side-kick Penny. The exce Read more..

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Beautiful One Day 
A theatrical documentary about the irrepressible life and times of Palm Island. Palm Island, 2004. An Aboriginal man dies in police custody. Members of the Palm Island community make a direct challenge to police power and the police station is tor Read more..

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Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on Stage 
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Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage, returns to Melbourne. Playing at the Princess Theatre from March 4, tickets on sale now from Ticketmaster. An unprecedented live experience, this worldwide smash-hit explodes with heart-pounding music, Read more..

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Gross Indecency: The 3 Trials of Oscar Wilde 
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STAG presents our first production for our 61st Season, Gross Indencency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, by Moises Kaufman, directed by Roderick Chappel, at the Strathmore Community Hall from February 26 to March 8. This is a moving drama about Read more..

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In The Heights | The Musical 
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NEVER BEFORE SEEN IN AUSTRALIA - Presented by StageArt Australian Premiere BEST MUSICAL – 2008 Tony Awards BEST SCORE – 2008 Tony Awards BEST CHOREOGRAPHY – 2008 Tony Awards IN THE HEIGHTS tells the universal story of a vibrant community in Ne Read more..

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Jane Turner (Kath & Kim) and Marina Prior star in April De Angelis’ West End hit, a hilarious comedy of frazzled hopes and parental anxiety, premiering at Melbourne Theatre Company directed by Pamela Rabe. Hilary is turning 50 and in between feeli Read more..

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Meme Girls 
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Meme Girls / construct their identities in real time – and demand an audience. Experience the sort of post-gender, tongue-in-cheek spectacle that has made Ash Flanders a counter-culture hit. In Meme Girls, this pop-culture addict points his satiri Read more..

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Once On This Island 
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‘Once On This Island’ is a calypso-flavoured re-telling of the traditional “Little Mermaid” tale. From the musical team who brought 'Seussical' and 'Ragtime' to life this musical takes place on a Caribbean island divided by social prejudice. Read more..

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Sexercise - The Musical  
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THE STORY is placed in the fast-paced world of married professional mid-30s couple Joe (Lyall Brooks) and Sam (Nicole Melloy). There’s no place for seduction amid the juggling of school runs, work schedules and their personal exercise regimes. Lik Read more..

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Strictly Ballroom | The Musical 
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Global Creatures presents Strictly Ballroom The Musical, based on the much-loved Australian film. This brand new production has audiences dancing in the aisles in a kaleidoscope of colour and fun. Directed by Baz Luhrmann, Strictly Ballroom Th Read more..

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Sweet Charity | Arts Centre Melbourne  
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Arts Centre Melbourne is delighted to announce that Sweet Charity, the smash-hit production, will play from 25 February – 7 March 2015 as part of a national tour. After premiering at Sydney's Hayes Theatre Co in February 2014 Sweet Charity receiv 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 Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas 
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“Now I’m going to make this quite quick as I only have two minutes and twenty-three seconds left. Existence is not what you have up until this morning thought it is.” Embark on the life of Gorge Mastromas, from innocence and early promise, to the Read more..

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THROTTLE makes for a powerful, physical and innovative show not quite like anything you have heard or seen before on Melbourne’s stages. Set to tracks off “Muscle Drum Music “ Volumes 1 and 2…Throttle is a foot stomping ride put together with imag Read more..

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TOTEM | Cirque Du Soleil 
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Since its World Premiere in 2010, more than 3 million people across 25 cities worldwide have been mesmerized by the intimacy and beauty of TOTEM, winner of the 2013 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience. Featuring a cast of 45 acrobat Read more..

View Profile | Flemington

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