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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

 
Queens of the Damned – Prison Dinner Theatre Experience - Saturday 05 October 2019 to Saturday 12 December 2020 - Performing arts

Queens of the Damned – Prison Dinner Theatre Experience

5 Oct 2019 - 12 Dec 2020, Old Melbourne Gaol
You have been sentenced to an evening behind bars at Melbourne's most wanted night out.
Mack the Knife – The Bobby Darin Story - Tuesday 11 February 2020 to Tuesday 28 April 2020 - Performing arts

Mack the Knife – The Bobby Darin Story

11 Feb 2020 - 28 Apr 2020, Speakeasy HQ
The life of one of the greatest singers of the 20th century, Bobby Darin, is remembered in a suave, fun and memorable tuxedo croon show.
Burlesque Nineteen Twen-Tease  - Friday 20 December 2019 to Saturday 27 June 2020 - Performing arts

Burlesque Nineteen Twen-Tease

20 Dec 2019 - 27 Jun 2020, Speakeasy HQ
Nineteen Twen-Tease presents a variety and burlesque line-up with all the vintage and authentically original charm of early Australian burlesque!
Varietease - Friday 13 December 2019 to Friday 24 July 2020 - Performing arts

Varietease

13 Dec 2019 - 24 Jul 2020, Speakeasy HQ
Varietease brings some of the most tantalising live acts all together all on the same stage with burlesque, comedy, jazz and circus.
Aphrodisiac Burlesque - Friday 20 December 2019 to Saturday 25 April 2020 - Performing arts

Aphrodisiac Burlesque

20 Dec 2019 - 25 Apr 2020, Speakeasy HQ
Experience the most quintessentially Melbourne burlesque show in town, with stunning variety and burlesque acts and a comedian MC.
R.E.S.P.E.C.T  – Jazz, Soul and Blues with The Audrey Twins - Saturday 01 February 2020 to Wednesday 22 April 2020 - Performing arts

R.E.S.P.E.C.T – Jazz, Soul and Blues with The Audrey Twins

1 Feb 2020 - 22 Apr 2020, Speakeasy HQ
See stunning identical twins and vintage jazz icons, Mel and Amy, as they perform iconic jazz songs at Australia's only vaudeville theatre.
Illusionaire Magic Show - Friday 07 February 2020 to Tuesday 15 December 2020 - Performing arts

Illusionaire Magic Show

7 Feb 2020 - 15 Dec 2020, Athenaeum Theatre
See illusionist couple Rosanna and Angelico as they captivate audiences, and leave you delightfully flabbergasted.
Tassel and Tease Burlesque  - Friday 03 January 2020 to Saturday 04 July 2020 - Performing arts

Tassel and Tease Burlesque

3 Jan 2020 - 4 Jul 2020, Speakeasy HQ
Tassel and Tease Burlesque showcases some of the most exotic burlesque artists today, across all genres of the art form with variety acts thrown in!
RatPack Roulette - Friday 03 January 2020 to Wednesday 22 April 2020 - Performing arts

RatPack Roulette

3 Jan 2020 - 22 Apr 2020, Speakeasy HQ
Speakeasy HQ presents a line-up of some of the lost songs from the biggest names in club jazz and crooning classics.
Into the Woods - Wednesday 16 September 2020 to Saturday 26 September 2020 - Performing arts

Into the Woods

16 Sep 2020 - 26 Sep 2020, Meat Market
This classic musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine comes to Meat Market in September 2020.

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