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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 ( 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 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 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

Margaret Fulton: The Musical - Tuesday 15 September 2020 to Saturday 19 September 2020 - Performing arts

Margaret Fulton: The Musical

15 Sep 2020 - 19 Sep 2020, Arts Centre Melbourne
From Margaret Fulton’s best-selling autobiography, Sang For My Supper: Memories Of A Food Writer, comes a playful stage musical.
Yma Sumac: The Peruvian Songbird - Thursday 18 June 2020 to Saturday 20 June 2020 - Performing arts

Yma Sumac: The Peruvian Songbird

18 Jun 2020 - 20 Jun 2020, Arts Centre Melbourne
Cabaret star Ali McGregor brings her extraordinary voice to the music of the Peruvian sensation who astounded 1950s American audiences.
The Return - Tuesday 25 August 2020 to Sunday 20 September 2020 - Performing arts

The Return

25 Aug 2020 - 20 Sep 2020, Malthouse Theatre
From trophies of delusion to redemption.
Burlesque Showboat Harbour Cruise - Saturday 17 August 2019 to Sunday 18 October 2020 - Performing arts

Burlesque Showboat Harbour Cruise

17 Aug 2019 - 18 Oct 2020, Lady Cutler Melbourne Showboat
All aboard for a fun-filled evening of entertainment, fine food and high-end acts.

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