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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
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
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
29 Sep 2017, Melbourne Town Hall
Enjoy a Bollywood concert with Melody Queen Alka Yagnik.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
11 Oct 2017, Fortyfivedownstairs Inc
The second installment of Taxithi: An Australian Odyssey - a rehearsed reading and fundraiser.
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