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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

 
Applause - 1930s Berlin-Inspired Cabaret and Burlesque - Friday 20 December 2019 to Saturday 04 July 2020 - Performing arts

Applause - 1930s Berlin-Inspired Cabaret and Burlesque

20 Dec 2019 - 4 Jul 2020, Speakeasy HQ
Come along to cabaret that harks back to 1930s Berlin with live acts including jazz, circus and burlesque.
Do You Hear The People Sing? - Friday 19 June 2020 to Saturday 20 June 2020 - Performing arts

Do You Hear The People Sing?

19 Jun 2020 - 20 Jun 2020, Regent Theatre
This show celebrates the songs and writers of Les Misérables, Miss Saigon and more.
Edith Piaf: Love, Life and No Regrets  - Tuesday 03 December 2019 to Wednesday 29 April 2020 - Performing arts

Edith Piaf: Love, Life and No Regrets

3 Dec 2019 - 29 Apr 2020, Speakeasy HQ
French cabaret sensation Jem Appelle presents the life story, songs and loves of superstar Edith Piaf in a stunning 90-minute cabaret performance.
The Doo Ron Rons – The Ultimate 50s Vintage Cabaret - Saturday 30 November 2019 to Wednesday 29 April 2020 - Performing arts

The Doo Ron Rons – The Ultimate 50s Vintage Cabaret

30 Nov 2019 - 29 Apr 2020, Speakeasy HQ
The Ronettes, the Pointer Sisters and more come to life with this fun, retro show with vintage-loving identical twins, Amy and Mel Audrey.
K-Box - Friday 29 May 2020 to Sunday 21 June 2020 - Performing arts

K-Box

29 May 2020 - 21 Jun 2020, Malthouse Theatre
A 30-something Korean adoptee finds the raucous and riotous side of family in this surreal comedy.
Prima Facie - Wednesday 16 September 2020 to Sunday 04 October 2020 - Performing arts

Prima Facie

16 Sep 2020 - 4 Oct 2020, Malthouse Theatre
Young and super smart, Tessa is a defence barrister who has mastered the steely facade needed to be a winner. Things look good from the top.
Loaded - Friday 30 October 2020 to Sunday 22 November 2020 - Performing arts

Loaded

30 Oct 2020 - 22 Nov 2020, Malthouse Theatre
Ari is 19, unemployed and aimless. He doesn't want to be gay. He doesn’t want to be Greek. He doesn’t want to be anything.
Go to Hell - Friday 09 October 2020 to Sunday 25 October 2020 - Performing arts

Go to Hell

9 Oct 2020 - 25 Oct 2020, Malthouse Theatre
This exhilarating live show is part rock concert, part cinema and part prayer to the wild side.
Is This a Room: Reality Winner Verbatim Transcription - Thursday 02 July 2020 to Sunday 19 July 2020 - Performing arts

Is This a Room: Reality Winner Verbatim Transcription

2 Jul 2020 - 19 Jul 2020, Malthouse Theatre
The true FBI story of Reality Winner: yoga teacher, cat lover, national security threat.
Do Not Go Gentle... - Friday 10 July 2020 to Sunday 02 August 2020 - Performing arts

Do Not Go Gentle...

10 Jul 2020 - 2 Aug 2020, Malthouse Theatre
Director Susie Dee and playwright Patricia Cornelius continue their 30-year collaboration with this epic odyssey packed with drama and emotion.

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