Theatre's back in a big way in Melbourne. See mammoth productions of blockbuster shows, or head along to hidden venues for something a little more unique. And don't forget to claim back 25% of your bill on eligible entertainment experiences.

Unmissable theatre events

16 Mar - 18 Sep

Hamilton

The award-winning musical has arrived in Melbourne.

29 Apr - 29 May

Girl From The North Country

An uplifting story of American life in 1934 Minnesota.

17 May - 16 Oct

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The brand-new production can now be enjoyed in one magical afternoon or evening.

10 Jul - 14 Aug

9 to 5 The Musical

Set the alarm for a great night out at Dolly Parton's joyous smash hit musical 9 to 5!

5 Jun - 17 Jul

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Vanity, nihilism and sensuality collide. Oscar Wilde’s classic, reimagined for the 21st century.

20 May - 17 Jul

Cinderella

The Tony Award-winning musical puts a contemporary twist on the classic tale.

25 Apr - 28 May

The Heartbreak Choir

A funny and uplifting celebration of music, friendship and community.

Plays and performance

3 Jun - 11 Jun

The Australian Ballet: Kunstkamer

Kunstkamer invites you to wonder at the endless possibilities of art.

17 Jun - 25 Jun

The Australian Ballet: Harlequinade

A long-lost comedy from the creator of Swan Lake.

7 Oct - 18 Oct

The Australian Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

A profound emotional experience that will linger long after the curtain falls.

13 Sep - 22 Oct

Ghost Stories

The international stage phenomenon and hit West End play comes to Melbourne in 2022.

Kid's theatre and shows

20 Sep - 24 Sep

Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox

This classic story is brought to life with an ingenious mix of digital animation and live action.

19 May - 22 May

Magic Beach

Alison Lester's classic children's book comes to life on the stage.

7 Jan - 29 Jul

Melbourne Magic Show

Enjoy a theatrical magic experience like no other.

18 Jun

Jams for Juniors: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Introduce babies and toddlers to the magic of music with The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

Last updated on Tue 10 May 2022

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27 Jun - 9 Jul

The Melbourne Magic Festival

Casting its spell with performances and workshops for all ages this winter.

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fortyfivedownstairs

A not-for-profit arts space with two galleries and a theatre.

Fairfax Studio

An intimate theatre presenting smaller-scale and experimental productions.

The Improv Conspiracy

Theatre and training centre with four weekly comedy nights and public workshops on improvisation.

Comedy Theatre

The historic Comedy Theatre hosts musicals, drama and yes, comedies.