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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.

Adult Fairy PartyMadama ButterflyNED - A New Australian MusicalNeon Festival of Independent Theatre 2015Strictly Ballroom | The MusicalThe Lonely Wolf



Theatre shows shown below are featured productions playing now or coming soon.

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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Adult Fairy Party 
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How come kids always know what they wanna be when they 'grow up'? After years of being a professional fairy, Natasha York (These Things Take Wine, Impromptunes) doesn’t know who’s in control anymore – the fairy or her. In this outrageous show wher Read more..

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Antigone 
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Antigone / has always been a respected member of her community but in civil war all bets are off. She suddenly finds herself on the outside looking in. Everyone has a right to bury their dead. Everyone has a right to give their loved ones a dignif Read more..

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Anything Goes 
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Australia’s hottest new creative team, Helpmann Award winning Dean Bryant and Andrew Hallsworth stage a brand new production of Cole Porter’s de-lightful and de-lovely musical ANYTHING GOES. This smash hit musical comedy, ANYTHING GOES sets sail Read more..

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Birdland 
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Australian Premiere Birdland by Simon Stephens 6-27 June 2015 Southbank Theatre, The Sumner A sexy and revealing exploration of fame, celebrity and stardom in the 21st Century from Simon Stephens, the Olivier Award-winner author of West End hit Read more..

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Bloomsday in Melbourne | James Joyce Festival 
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The annual Bloomsday in Melbourne Festival in 2015 celebrates the James Joyce who loved cinema. The play, written especially for the occasion, The Reel James Joyce, and directed by Wayne Pearn, will pit James Joyce against Charlie Chaplin circa 1 Read more..

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BREED 
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The Owl and Cat Theatre proudly present the AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE of Lou Ramsden's BREED as part of their season 1 'Intense' program. 'There’s sweat, and blood, and blood and sweat.’ Liv is in trouble - her mum's planning a dog fight, her dad Read more..

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Don Carlos 
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Opera Australia presents Don Carlos Elijah Moshinsky returns to Australia with his lavish production of Don Carlos, a sumptuous affair, rich in detail like a Velázquez painting. Light gleams off dark marble monuments and the terror of the Span Read more..

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Madama Butterfly 
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For what is likely to be the last time in Melbourne, Moffatt Oxenbould’s stunning production of Madama Butterfly takes to the stage with the distinction of being Opera Australia’s most successful show ever. Leading the cast is Japan’s Hiromi Omur Read more..

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Mary Poppins 
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Mary Poppins Presented by: CLOC Musical Theatre 15th May to 30th May CLOC Musical Theatre takes great pleasure in bringing the magic of Disney's Mary Poppins back to the Melbourne stage for a limited season. The timeless and classic story of Read more..

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MTC's The Waiting Room 
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The story that divided society. The science that changed the world. Belinda McClory, William McInnes and Greg Stone lead a talented cast in this powerful tale based on the pioneering IVF research that occurred right here in Melbourne in the late 1970 Read more..

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Rocky Horror Show 
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Due to popular demand, Melbourne's hit musical, The Rocky Horror Show returns to the Comedy Theatre from June 11, 2015! Starring Craig McLachlan as Frank N Furter, winner of the 2014 Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Musical for this role, a Read more..

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Strictly Ballroom | The Musical 
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Since premiering, Strictly Ballroom | The Musical at Her Majesty’s Theatre has played to rapturous reviews and thrilled audiences. Due to popular demand the season has been extended to Sunday 26th July, with new tickets available from 9am on Mon Read more..

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The Exonerated 
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Going from the darkest abyss of human degradation to surviving a violent system, these six people give us hope for a brighter future. Witness a raw and delicate surrounding into a world just outside ours … it may be closer to home than you think. Read more..

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The Handmaid's Tale 
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The Australian Premiere Stage Adaptation of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ by Margaret Atwood, adapted for the stage and directed by Yvonne Virsik. “There is more than one kind of freedom; Freedom to….and Freedom from” Offred (Of Fred) survives in a wo Read more..

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The Lion King 
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Season extended to October 2015 THE LION KING is playing at the Regent Theatre for a strictly limited season. Seen by over 75 million people, Disney's landmark musical event THE LION KING is a worldwide phenomenon that will redefine your expec Read more..

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The Rivers of China 
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Theatre Works and Don’t Look Away present The Rivers of China Written by Alma De Groen, directed by Phil Rouse Alma De Groen’s tale of possession, transcendence and feminist investigation in an alternative contemporary Melbourne In 1923, au Read more..

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