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View Event: The Twelfth Night - The Australian Shakespeare Company
The Twelfth Night - The Australian Shakespeare Company
∞ 13th of February 2020 To 29th of February 2020
@ Royal Botanic Gardens | Melbourne | Melbourne

MelbourneOne of William Shakespeare's greatest romantic comedies Twelfth Night will once again bring together Viola, Duke Orsino and Countess Olivia in their ever-complicated love triangle. Glenn Elston's comedic interpretation of the ..

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View Event: Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts
Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts
∞ 1st of January 2020 To 31st of March 2020
MelbourneIn its second iteration, Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts returns to celebrate the creative imagination of artists and cultures in the Asia-Pacific region. This stunning and multi-art form collection of work ..

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View Event: Come From Away | A New Musical
Come From Away | A New Musical
∞ 9th of July 2019 To 21st of March 2020
@ Comedy Theatre | Melbourne

MelbourneWINNER! BEST MUSICAL ALL ACROSS NORTH AMERICA AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE - MELBOURNE Because we come from everywhere we all come from away. COME FROM AWAY takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7000 strande ..

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View Event: Friends! The Musical Parody
Friends! The Musical Parody
∞ 27th of August 2020 To 29th of August 2020
@ Comedy Theatre | Melbourne

MelbourneThe hilarious New York and Las Vegas hit Friends! The Musical Parody is pivoting its way to Australia! Join your six favourite friends at their favourite cafe for a night of unstoppable laughs with a new musical that lovingly l ..

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View Event: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
∞ 23rd of February 2019 To 22nd of March 2020
@ Princess Theatre | Melbourne

MelbourneBased on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is playing exclusively to Melbourne. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the most awarded production in the histor ..

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View Event: Last Words
Last Words
∞ 26th of February 2020 To 8th of March 2020
@ Kadimah Jewish Cultural Centre | Elsternwick

MelbourneLast Words, a Play by Joseph Sherman What remains when memory is lost? That's one of the central questions posed by Joseph Sherman's one man and one musician play which explores the mystery, vulnerability and the neurosci ..

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View Event: Little Red Riding Hood
Little Red Riding Hood
∞ 6th of March 2020 To 28th of March 2020
@ Altona Theatre | Altona

MelbourneEveryone is invited to Altona City Theatre's production of Little Red Riding Hood Little Red is trying to get to her adventurous Granny's house without being eaten by the hungry Wolf! He has enlisted the help of some local ..

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View Event: Shrek The Musical
Shrek The Musical
∞ 18th of February 2020 To 29th of March 2020
@ Her Majesty's Theatre | Melbourne

MelbourneThis lavish multi-million dollar musical comedy will open at Her Majesty's Theatre Melbourne in February 2020. SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks film, brings the hilarious story of everyone's favourite ..

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View Event: Summer of the Seventeenth Doll
Summer of the Seventeenth Doll
∞ 6th of March 2020
@ Drum Theatre | Dandenong

MelbourneFor sixteen years two Queensland cane cutters have worked the punishing routine up North in the sugar cane fields for seven months of the year and travelled back to Melbourne to meet up for five months of partying and romance with ..

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View Event: The Great Australian Play
The Great Australian Play
∞ 19th of February 2020 To 29th of February 2020
@ Theatre Works | St Kilda

MelbourneTheatre Works and Montague Basement present The Great Australian Play By Kim Ho Australia, 1930. As the Great Depression tightens its grip on a hungry, fledgling nation, Harold Bell Lasseter charms everyone with his st ..

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View Event: The Hitmen
The Hitmen
∞ 4th of March 2020 To 14th of March 2020
@ Theatre Works | St Kilda

MelbourneTheatre Works and Baker's Dozen Theatre Company Present The Hitmen By Mish Wittrup 4 MARCH 2020 - 14 MARCH 2020 It's just a job interview. There's nothing to be afraid of... Job hunting can be a real bitch, huh? Hours ..

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View Event: The Sum of Us
The Sum of Us
∞ 14th of February 2020 To 29th of February 2020
@ Eltham Performing Arts Centre | Research

MelbourneThe Sum of Us presented by Eltham Little Theatre Searching for love in the burbs The Sum of Us is an Australian play by David Stevens and directed by Samuel Chapel. Set in Footscray in the late 80s, this heart-warming ..

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View Event: Theatre Works: Gay Stuff Market
Theatre Works: Gay Stuff Market
∞ 15th of March 2020
@ Theatre Works | St Kilda

MelbourneTheatre Works Present Gay Stuff Market Sunday 15th March 2020 Gay Stuff Market is heading Southside to St Kilda's Theatre Works, showcasing the nest creators, artisans and style makers from the queer community and its all ..

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View Event: Torch the Place
Torch the Place
∞ 8th of February 2020 To 21st of March 2020
@ Fairfax Studio | Southbank

MelbourneArts Centre Melbourne, Fairfax Studio Benjamin Law makes his playwriting debut with Torch the Place, a poignant modern comedy about finding clarity in the clutter of life. Teresa's mum finds it impossible to let anything go ..

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View Event: Two Guys & Their Songs
Two Guys & Their Songs
∞ 28th of February 2020 To 1st of March 2020
@ Powerhouse Theatrette | Cracked Actors Theatre | Albert Park

MelbourneCracked Actors Theatre (CAT) presents "Two Guys & Their Songs". Featuring entirely original material by writing heavyweights, Frank 'Dream Lover' Howson, and multi award winning West End composer & Musical Director, Warren Wi ..

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View Event: Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts | Musical Parody
Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts | Musical Parody
∞ 1st of April 2020 To 25th of April 2020
@ Theatre Works | St Kilda

MelbourneTheatre Works and Salty Theatre Present Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody Australian Premiere 1 APRIL 2020 - 25 APRIL 2020 Before Voldemort was He Who Must Not Be Named, he was just Tom Riddle, another ..

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View Event: WellBless
WellBless
∞ 18th of March 2020 To 28th of March 2020
@ Theatre Works | St Kilda

MelbourneWellness guru, Juniper, is hosting a conference with her fitness-obsessed sister, Ava. With sold-out sessions offering everything from clean eating, Polga (yoga-styled pole dancing), vaginal steaming and crystal healing, and mill ..

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View Event: What Was That? Night Theatre at Werribee Mansion
What Was That? Night Theatre at Werribee Mansion
∞ [every] Saturday
@ Werribee Mansion | Werribee

MelbourneTheatrical production performed at night in the Werribee Park Mansion. Based on the true stories of the Chirnside family (19th century wealthy squatters), this play combines history, scary elements and comedy. Two actors a ..

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View Event: What's On @ La Mama
What's On @ La Mama
∞ [every] Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
MelbourneLa Mama might be down but it's not out. The show must go on. Support La Mama Theatre in their time of need. Due to the fire at La Mama Theatre in May 2018, our performances are currently taking place at Trades Hall and La ..

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