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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.​
Kiss of the Spider Woman - Monday 18 November 2019 to Saturday 28 December 2019 - Performing arts

Kiss of the Spider Woman

18 Nov 2019 - 28 Dec 2019, Southbank Theatre
From the team behind smash-hit shows Chicago and Cabaret, comes a provocative tale of love and imagination starring musical legend Caroline O'Connor.
Photograph 51 - Friday 01 November 2019 to Saturday 14 December 2019 - Performing arts

Photograph 51

1 Nov 2019 - 14 Dec 2019, Southbank Theatre
Nadine Garner returns to the MTC stage in this moving West End hit, directed by Pamela Rabe.
Black is the New White - Wednesday 02 October 2019 to Wednesday 06 November 2019 - Performing arts

Black is the New White

2 Oct 2019 - 6 Nov 2019, Southbank Theatre
A mix of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and Meet the Fockers, Nakkiah Lui’s smash hit comedy is set to delight Melbourne audiences.
Golden Shield - Monday 12 August 2019 to Saturday 14 September 2019 - Performing arts

Golden Shield

12 Aug 2019 - 14 Sep 2019, Southbank Theatre
A stunning new legal drama from a trail-blazer of contemporary theatre, Anchuli Felicia King.
Shakespeare in Love - Monday 15 July 2019 to Wednesday 14 August 2019 - Performing arts

Shakespeare in Love

15 Jul 2019 - 14 Aug 2019, Southbank Theatre
The Oscar-winning film comes to the stage in a boisterous romantic comedy directed by the illustrious Simon Phillips (Muriel's Wedding the Musical).
Storm Boy - Monday 17 June 2019 to Tuesday 30 July 2019 - Performing arts

Storm Boy

17 Jun 2019 - 30 Jul 2019, Southbank Theatre
The team behind Jasper Jones return for this exquisite new stage adaptation of the much-loved tale.
The Intriguing Case of the Silent Forest - Wednesday 03 July 2019 to Sunday 07 July 2019 - Performing arts

The Intriguing Case of the Silent Forest

3 Jul 2019 - 7 Jul 2019, La Mama Courthouse
This fractured noir play is the story of a heroine (Josephine) who tries to find a path through the tangled undergrowth of unwanted memories.
Australian Junior Championships of Magic - Saturday 06 July 2019, 11am to 1pm, 3pm to 5pm - Performing arts

Australian Junior Championships of Magic

6 Jul 2019, Arts Centre Melbourne
Join the next generation of fresh magicians as they compete for two titles at the Australian Junior Championships of Magic.
When the Light Leaves - Wednesday 12 June 2019 to Sunday 23 June 2019 - Performing arts

When the Light Leaves

12 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019, La Mama Courthouse
With access to assisted dying imminent, everyone has an opinion in how you live and die. It's time for Dan to choose how he goes.
ABBA-solutely Fabulous - Monday 24 June 2019, 11am to noon, 1:30pm to 2:30pm - Performing arts

ABBA-solutely Fabulous

24 Jun 2019, Hamer Hall
Get ready for an explosion of laughs and lycra with your favourite Super Troupers.

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