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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.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
 

 Major performances

 
Image of Billy Elliot the Musical
Thu 20 Feb 2020 to Sat 30 May 2020
This event has been CANCELLED due to coronavirus. Visit the website (www.billyelliotthemusical.com.au) for more details.
Image of Shrek the Musical
Sun 16 Feb 2020 to Sun 03 May 2020
Performances have been CANCELLED due to COVID-19. Please visit hmt.com.au for more information.
Image of Friends! The Musical Parody
Thu 27 Aug 2020 to Sat 29 Aug 2020
Friends! The Musical Parody celebrates the misadventures of our favourite group of 20-something pals in life, wok and love in 1990s Manhattan.
Image of Cirque du Soleil's Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities
Thu 12 Mar 2020 to Sun 10 May 2020
Kurios has been CANCELLED due to coronavirus - visit www.cirquedusoleil.com/faq/covid-19 for more information
Image of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Wed 16 Jan 2019 to Sun 12 Jul 2020
All performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have been CANCELLED until April 13 - visit website for updates.
Image of Melbourne International Comedy Festival
Wed 25 Mar 2020 to Sun 19 Apr 2020
This festival has been CANCELLED due to coronavirus.
 

 All performances

 
Hamlet - Thursday 23 April 2020 to Sunday 10 May 2020 - Performing arts

Hamlet

23 Apr 2020 - 10 May 2020, Arts Centre Melbourne
This performance has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please check the website for details.
The 37th Annual Green Room Awards - Monday 06 April 2020, 7pm to 11pm - Performing arts

The 37th Annual Green Room Awards

6 Apr 2020, Online
Melbourne's Arts Industry once again converges to celebrate and applaud the accomplishments of its talented performing arts community.
The Shutdown Reloaded - Friday 22 May 2020 to Sunday 24 May 2020 - Performing arts

The Shutdown Reloaded

22 May 2020 - 24 May 2020, Library at The Dock
All City of Melbourne libraries are currently closed due to COVID-19; check the event page for further details.
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience - Tuesday 31 March 2020 to Sunday 05 April 2020 - Performing arts

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

31 Mar 2020 - 5 Apr 2020, Stamford Plaza Melbourne
This event has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19. Visit the Melbourne International Comedy Festival website for further information: www.comedyfestival.com.au/2020
9 to 5 the Musical - Saturday 25 July 2020 to Sunday 16 August 2020 - Performing arts

9 to 5 the Musical

25 Jul 2020 - 16 Aug 2020, Her Majesty's Theatre
This event has been POSTPONED due to COVID-19. Visit the website for further information: https://9to5themusical.com.au/tickets/melbourne.
SIX: The Musical - Thursday 23 April 2020 to Sunday 07 June 2020 - Performing arts

SIX: The Musical

23 Apr 2020 - 7 Jun 2020, Comedy Theatre
This event has been POSTPONED due to COVID-19. Visit the website for further information: www.sixthemusical.com/australia
Sunshine Super Girl - Friday 20 November 2020 to Saturday 19 December 2020 - Performing arts

Sunshine Super Girl

20 Nov 2020 - 19 Dec 2020, Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC)
Sunshine Super Girl is the triumphant story of Australian sporting hero Evonne Goolagong, written and directed by Andrea James.
Girls and Boys - Friday 30 October 2020 to Saturday 12 December 2020 - Performing arts

Girls and Boys

30 Oct 2020 - 12 Dec 2020, Arts Centre Melbourne
What begins as a beguiling tale of universal truths, hits home with the full force of a tsunami.
As You Like It - Monday 14 September 2020 to Saturday 24 October 2020 - Performing arts

As You Like It

14 Sep 2020 - 24 Oct 2020, Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC)
A glittering new production of As You Like It, Shakespeare’s topsy-turvy celebration of love in all its forms, directed by Simon Phillips.
Marvel Universe Live - Thursday 02 April 2020 to Monday 06 April 2020 - Performing arts

Marvel Universe Live

2 Apr 2020 - 6 Apr 2020, Rod Laver Arena
This event has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19. Visit the website for further information: www.marveluniverselive.com/en-au/tickets.

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