Melbourne's theatre scene offers a wealth of entertainment, from hit musicals to cutting-edge performances and late-night cabaret shows.

17 Jul

Trixie & Katya Live: The UNHhhh Tour Melbourne

Welcome to the stage Trixie and Katya, the world's most powerful queens.

16 Feb - 28 Feb

Come From Away

Award-winning musical telling the true story of a small town that welcomed the world.

16 Sep - 26 Sep

Into the Woods

This classic musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine comes to Meat Market in September 2020.

11 Jul - 21 Nov

Illusionaire Magic Show

Illusionist couple Rosanna and Angelico astound audiences with their magical feats.

14 Sep - 24 Oct

As You Like It

A glittering new production of Shakespeare’s topsy-turvy celebration of love in all its forms.

30 Oct - 12 Dec

Girls and Boys

What begins as a beguiling tale of universal truths, hits home with the full force of a tsunami.

20 Nov - 19 Dec

Sunshine Super Girl

The story of Australian sporting hero Evonne Goolagong, written and directed by Andrea James.

30 Sep - 3 Oct

Rembrandt's Wife

Rembrandt was famous for his portraits: rosy cheeks, smiling women, luscious curves.

29 Jun - 22 Nov

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

See Harry Potter and The Cursed Child – Parts One and Two, exclusively playing in Melbourne.

28 Aug - 5 Sep

The Happy Prince

Playful and poignant, The Happy Prince will capture children’s imagination and adults’ attention.

8 Jun - 20 Dec

Magic Mike Live

A thrilling 360-degree live dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the hit movies.

30 Oct - 22 Nov


Ari is 19. He doesn't want to be gay. He doesn’t want to be Greek. He doesn’t want to be anything.

Melbourne's major theatres

Malthouse Theatre

Contemporary theatre presenting boundary-pushing performances in a converted beer-making malthouse.

Southbank Theatre

Performance space and home of the Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC).

Arts Centre Melbourne

With its iconic spire, the Arts Centre Melbourne is a cultural and architectural landmark.

Her Majesty's Theatre

This heritage-listed theatre has provided entertainment for Melbourne since 1886.

Athenaeum Theatre

This heritage-listed venue hosts comedy, music and theatre.

Regent Theatre

Landmark theatre that is one of Melbourne’s premier live performance venues.

Comedy Theatre

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

Princess Theatre

Melbourne’s iconic Princess Theatre is regarded by many as Melbourne’s most spectacular landmark.

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Club Voltaire

Intimate theatre space in North Melbourne hosting comedy and cabaret shows.

State Theatre

Part of Arts Centre Melbourne, the State Theatre has one of the largest stages in the world.


A large drama theatre located within the Arts Centre Melbourne.

Walks and itineraries

These walks and itineraries will help you discover Melbourne's best sights and attractions.