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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.​
Séance - Wednesday 09 January 2019 to Wednesday 06 February 2019 - Performing arts


9 Jan 2019 - 6 Feb 2019, Queen Victoria Market
Séance returns to the Queen Victoria Market for another spine-tingling season.
Much Ado About Nothing - Wednesday 17 July 2019 to Saturday 27 July 2019 - Performing arts

Much Ado About Nothing

17 Jul 2019 - 27 Jul 2019, Arts Centre Melbourne
The pursuit of love is framed in a social context that enhances the darker themes in this timeless comic gem.
The Miser - Thursday 25 April 2019 to Sunday 12 May 2019 - Performing arts

The Miser

25 Apr 2019 - 12 May 2019, Arts Centre Melbourne
Bell Shakespeare presents a delightful farce about a tight-arse lacking in class.
New Year's Eve Burlesque Magnifique - Monday 31 December 2018, 10pm till late - Performing arts

New Year's Eve Burlesque Magnifique

31 Dec 2018, Speakeasy HQ
Witness stunning, live burlesque performed in the lavish surrounds of an 1860s bank vault complete with velvet armchairs and concierge service.
New Year’s Eve Burlesque Extravaganza - Monday 31 December 2018, 8pm to 9:30pm - Performing arts

New Year’s Eve Burlesque Extravaganza

31 Dec 2018, Speakeasy HQ
Burlesque Extravaganza is the quintessential Melbourne burlesque experience, set in a hidden laneway theatre that was once a bank vault.
20 Acts of Vaudeville and Burlesque - Friday 21 December 2018 to Saturday 27 April 2019 - Performing arts

20 Acts of Vaudeville and Burlesque

21 Dec 2018 - 27 Apr 2019, Speakeasy HQ
Immerse yourself in a 1920s-style vaudeville bar and theatre with 20 fast-paced live jazz, stand-up, circus, cabaret and burlesque acts.
The Illusionists - Tuesday 22 January 2019 to Sunday 27 January 2019 - Performing arts

The Illusionists

22 Jan 2019 - 27 Jan 2019, Regent Theatre
The world's biggest selling magic spectacular, The Illusionists, returns to Melbourne.
Briefs: Close Encounters - Wednesday 20 March 2019 to Sunday 24 March 2019 - Performing arts

Briefs: Close Encounters

20 Mar 2019 - 24 Mar 2019, Arts Centre Melbourne
The boys are back with a brand new show - expect a heart-stopping blend of insanely talented cabaret burlesque, comic capery and circus.
Burlesque Showboat Cruise - Saturday 06 January 2018 to Tuesday 31 December 2019 - Performing arts

Burlesque Showboat Cruise

6 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2019, Lady Cutler Melbourne Showboat
All aboard for a fun-filled evening of entertainment and fine food with live artists in a delightfully decadent atmosphere.
Alice in Wonderland - Thursday 10 January 2019 to Saturday 12 January 2019 - Performing arts

Alice in Wonderland

10 Jan 2019 - 12 Jan 2019, Athenaeum Theatre
Don’t miss your chance to chase the White Rabbit, boo the ] Queen of Hearts and have tea with the Hatter at the Maddest Tea Party of all!

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