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View Event: Amazing Grace, New York New York
Amazing Grace, New York New York
∞ 31st of January 2020 To 2nd of February 2020
@ National Theatre | St Kilda

MelbourneManilla Street Productions returns with a brand new show, Amazing Grace, New York New York. Celebrating all things Broadway, this song and dance extravaganza features a cast of 40 calisthenics and musical theatre performers, a ..

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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: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
∞ 9th of August 2019 To 2nd of February 2020
@ Her Majesty's Theatre | Melbourne

MelbourneExperience the wonders of Wonka when Roald Dahl's spectacular new musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opens its factory doors. ROALD DAHL'S DELICIOUS TALE, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, IS COMING TO MELBOURNE! I ..

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View Event: Come From Away | A New Musical
Come From Away | A New Musical
∞ 9th of July 2019 To 8th 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: Confessions of a Mormon Boy
Confessions of a Mormon Boy
∞ 7th of February 2020 To 9th of February 2020
@ Chapel Off Chapel | Prahran

MelbourneBefore The Book of Mormon there was a Mormon Boy! The international one-man sensation Confessions of a Mormon Boy comes to Australia! This transformational true story of extremes'from perfect Mormon Boy in Utah to perfect Re ..

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View Event: DNA by Dennis Kelly
DNA by Dennis Kelly
∞ 11th of February 2020 To 22nd of February 2020
@ Chapel Off Chapel | Prahran

MelbourneThe iconic Chapel Off Chapel theatre in Melbourne will become home to the iconic and moving production DNA by Dennis Kelly this February. Performed by a cast of ten talented graduates from the Victorian College of the Arts and ..

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View Event: Hamlet - Australian Shakespeare Company
Hamlet - Australian Shakespeare Company
∞ 20th of December 2019 To 9th of February 2020
@ Royal Botanic Gardens | Melbourne | South Yarra

MelbourneArguably the greatest tragedy in English theatre, The Australian Shakespeare Company's 'Under the Stars' is returning to Melbourne this summer. The Australian Shakespeare Company's Shakespeare Under the Stars program offers so ..

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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: Home I'm Darling
Home I'm Darling
∞ 20th of January 2020 To 2nd of February 2020
@ Southbank Theatre | Southbank

MelbourneFollowing a sold out run at London's National Theatre in 2018, Laura Wade's piercingly funny Olivier Award-winning play about one woman's quest to be the ideal 1950s housewife makes its Australian Premiere at MTC. With plenty to s ..

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View Event: MTC Season 2020 | Don't Miss the Moment
MTC Season 2020 | Don't Miss the Moment
MelbourneMelbourne Theatre Company has announced its 2020 Season! While the big-budget , big-event shows - the musicals, Harry Potter at the Princess Theatre - can be relied on to entertain, let's survey some of the offerings on the Me ..

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View Event: Nikki Elli Souvertjis: Amore e Morte
Nikki Elli Souvertjis: Amore e Morte
∞ 8th of February 2020
@ The Butterfly Club | Melbourne

MelbourneBlood. Tears. Wine. Discovery. Shock. Escape. Terror. New horizons. Hope. Loss. This is the story of Amore e Morte, a tale told in song originally composed and performed by instrumentalist Riccardo Barone (ITALY). Performe ..

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View Event: Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes
Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes
∞ 15th of May 2020 To 27th of June 2020
@ Fairfax Studio | Southbank

MelbourneArts Centre Melbourne, Fairfax Studio In this Australian Premiere, award-winning Canadian writer Hannah Moscovitch takes the archetypal student-teacher romance genre and turns it completely on its head for a fascinating drama ..

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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: SLAP. BANG. KISS.
SLAP. BANG. KISS.
∞ 7th of May 2020 To 23rd of May 2020
@ Southbank Theatre | Southbank

MelbourneSouthbank Theatre, The Lawler Dan Giovannoni explores themes of activism, community and hope in SLAP. BANG. KISS., a rollercoaster contemporary performance directed by Prue Clark that unravels what it means to ‘go viral' and ..

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View Event: The Big HOO-HAA | Friday Nights
The Big HOO-HAA | Friday Nights
∞ [every] Friday
@ The Butterfly Club | Melbourne

MelbourneFast, furious and funny, The Big HOO-HAA! is Melbourne's longest-running and best-loved weekly impro comedy show. Starring a who's who of Melbourne's finest comedians, every Friday night The Big HOO-HAA! ensemble dazzles a ..

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View Event: The Commonwealth of Kekistan
The Commonwealth of Kekistan
∞ 17th of February 2020 To 22nd of February 2020
@ The Butterfly Club | Melbourne

MelbourneWelcome to the Commonwealth of Kekistan, a nation founded on Right-Wing principals; full of Red Pill science and philosophy, a Fair Go (TM) for everyone, and of course, dank memes. Don't forget your passport. Let the Prime Mini ..

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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: 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: 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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View Event: When The Light Leaves
When The Light Leaves
∞ 29th of January 2020 To 1st of February 2020
@ Gasworks Arts Park | Albert Park

MelbourneDan's dreaming of dead ducks and cartoon skeletons. He's also dying. Terminal brain cancer has forced Dan to decide how he wants the end of his life to look. Despite his supportive partner, well-intentioned sister and nurse who ..

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