Theatre's back in a big way in Melbourne. See mammoth productions of blockbuster musicals and shows, or head along to hidden venues for something a little more unique.

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Unmissable theatre events

Sunset Boulevard
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Sunset Boulevard

An epic new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical masterpiece starring Sarah Brightman.

WICKED the Musical
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WICKED the Musical

Broadway’s biggest blockbuster WICKED has flown into Melbourne.

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

The inspiring life story of the Queen of Rock, who didn’t just break the rules – she rewrote them.

A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

A take on Tennessee Williams’s masterpiece - a brutal examination of society in transformation.

King Lear

King Lear

Shakespeare's epic of the imagination creates a portrait of a family and a country torn apart.

My Brilliant Career

My Brilliant Career

A new adaptation of the timeless classic that channels that fire into a high-energy musical.

Macbeth (An Undoing)

Macbeth (An Undoing)

Shakespeare’s Scottish Play reimagined from Lady Macbeth’s perspective.

Comedy, cabaret and burlesque

The Vaudeville Revue: Cabaret, Comedy and Burlesque
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The Vaudeville Revue: Cabaret, Comedy and Burlesque

Be captivated with over two hours of cabaret, burlesque comedy, sideshow and an array of surprises.

Comedy at Spleen: Mondays
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Comedy at Spleen: Mondays

Come along to the city's longest-running comedy night.

Comedy at the Coopers Inn
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Comedy at the Coopers Inn

A comedy club featuring the best local, interstate and international stand-up comedians.

Improvised Comedy: The Remix
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Improvised Comedy: The Remix

Improvised comedy from true stories, sampled and remixed to create comedy gold.

Sea Shanties and Folk Songs
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Sea Shanties and Folk Songs

Join this free weekly celebration of rollicking and spirited singing.

Improvised Comedy: F#*k This, I Quit
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Improvised Comedy: F#*k This, I Quit

This show uses your work stories to create hilarious inmprovised scenes.

Hofbrauhaus Trivia Experience mit Ben Sorensen
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Hofbrauhaus Trivia Experience mit Ben Sorensen

Join Ben Sorensen’s free weekly Hofbrauhaus trivia experience.

Princes of the Night
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Princes of the Night

Enjoy a captivating male burlesque and cabaret performance.

View of Melbourne from across the Yarra River
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Fresh Friday Comedy

Catch some of Melbourne's best stand-up comedians at Club Voltaire.

Dance, circus and performances

Carnival of Karactors
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Carnival of Karactors

A monthly cabaret show featuring sexy and silly circus artists, comedians and burlesque performers.

Circus Arcana
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Circus Arcana

A tarot themed circus show

Melbourne Magic Festival

Melbourne Magic Festival

Be amazed as Melbourne becomes a magical hub in winter with events, workshops and live shows.

Kid's theatre and family shows

Melbourne Magic Show
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Melbourne Magic Show

Enjoy a theatrical magic experience like no other.

The George on Collins

The George on Collins

An up-market basement venue and eatery within the historic Georges building.

Bistrot d'Orsay

Bistrot d'Orsay

Dark, moody and romantic best describe this authentic, high end French bistro.

Supernormal

Supernormal

Asian-inspired dishes alongside delicious wines, sake, whisky and cocktails.

Farmer's Daughters

Farmer's Daughters

A three-storey farm-to-table venue from Alejandro Saravia, celebrating the Gippsland region.

Bodega Underground

Bodega Underground

Bodega is a late night taqueria and underground mezcaleria in the basement of the Crossley Hotel.

La Camera

La Camera

Classic Italian food overlooking the river at Southbank.

Miss Pearl Bar + Dining

Miss Pearl Bar + Dining

Experience modern Asian dining in the Melbourne Arts Precinct.

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Theatre and shows

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The best pre- and post-theatre dining in Melbourne

The best pre- and post-theatre dining in Melbourne

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Best pre-theatre dining deals

Best pre-theatre dining deals

The ultimate pre-theatre dining deals. Pub grub to Mexican feasts, here's the best for all budgets. 

The best kid's theatre shows on in Melbourne

The best kid's theatre shows on in Melbourne

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