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Melbourne's theatre scene offers a wealth of entertainment, from blockbuster musicals to cutting-edge performances and late-night cabaret shows.​
The Wizard of Oz - Tuesday 15 May 2018 to Sunday 27 May 2018 - Performing arts

The Wizard of Oz

15 May 2018 - 27 May 2018, Regent Theatre
Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto, as they journey through the magical land of Oz.
Love Me or Leave Me – The Nina Simone Story - Saturday 23 September 2017 to Friday 08 December 2017 - Performing arts

Love Me or Leave Me – The Nina Simone Story

23 Sep 2017 - 8 Dec 2017, Speakeasy HQ
See a stunning portrayal of the brilliant and beautiful Nina Simone in a tribute performance by Australian cabaret veteran Christine Manetta.
Alka Yagnik Live in Melbourne - Friday 29 September 2017, 7pm to 11pm - Performing arts

Alka Yagnik Live in Melbourne

29 Sep 2017, Melbourne Town Hall
Enjoy a Bollywood concert with Melody Queen Alka Yagnik.
Tuesday Night Burlesque and Comedy - Tuesday 19 September 2017 to Tuesday 19 December 2017 - Performing arts

Tuesday Night Burlesque and Comedy

19 Sep 2017 - 19 Dec 2017, Speakeasy HQ
Every Tuesday night the Speakeasy HQ stage features some of Australia's most amazing performers, with over 20 acts, comedians and a burlesque finale.
Tight Arse Tuesday and Open Mic - Tuesday 12 September 2017 to Tuesday 19 December 2017 - Performing arts

Tight Arse Tuesday and Open Mic

12 Sep 2017 - 19 Dec 2017, Speakeasy HQ
Presenting a line-up of stand-up comedians, jazz singers, circus and the occasional sideshow performer, the Vaudeville open mic night will amaze!
The Basement Tapes - Saturday 23 September 2017 to Saturday 30 September 2017 - Performing arts

The Basement Tapes

23 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017, Arts House
A hit of the 2017 New Zealand Fringe Festival, The Basement Tapes is a solo show that offers the audience auditory pleasure of immense detail.
Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Musical - Friday 29 December 2017 to Sunday 04 February 2018 - Performing arts

Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Musical

29 Dec 2017 - 4 Feb 2018, Arts Centre Melbourne
Dream Lover reveals the extraordinary story of legendary singer, songwriter and actor Bobby Darin.
The Book of Mormon - Wednesday 18 January 2017 to Sunday 19 November 2017 - Performing arts

The Book of Mormon

18 Jan 2017 - 19 Nov 2017, Princess Theatre
The Broadway musical from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, is now playing in Melbourne.
Varietease - Friday 15 September 2017 to Friday 22 December 2017 - Performing arts

Varietease

15 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017, Speakeasy HQ
Take your Friday nights to sexy new heights with a night of circus, comedy, cabaret and burlesque in the opulent Vault Theatre.
Taxithi 2: Metanastes – The Immigrants - Wednesday 11 October 2017, 6:30pm to 8pm - Performing arts

Taxithi 2: Metanastes – The Immigrants

11 Oct 2017, Fortyfivedownstairs Inc
The second installment of Taxithi: An Australian Odyssey - a rehearsed reading and fundraiser.

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