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Theatre & shows

Melbourne offers a wealth of entertainment options. Catch a performance at one of Melbourne's many theatre venues – there are many great shows, musicals and plays to enjoy.
All that Jazz – A Touch of Chicago - Sunday 08 May 2016, 4pm to 4pm - Performing arts

All that Jazz – A Touch of Chicago

8 May 2016, Speakeasy HQ
What better place to take in the brilliance of Chicago's most stunning musical anthems than at Australia's only Speakeasy HQ Vaudeville Theatre.
Coney Island Urban Circus - Saturday 07 May 2016, 6:30pm to 8:30pm - Performing arts

Coney Island Urban Circus

7 May 2016, Speakeasy HQ
Presenting a line-up of the three biggest names in cirque, sideshow and carnival entertainment.
Mac the Knife – The Bobby Darin Story - Thursday 12 May 2016 to Saturday 28 May 2016 - Performing arts

Mac the Knife – The Bobby Darin Story

12 May 2016 - 28 May 2016, Speakeasy HQ
One of the great singers of the 20th century is remembered in a spectacular performance as Bobby Darin's hits and life are presented by Roy Maloy.
Fever Pitch - The Sexy, Sultry Peggy Lee Story - Sunday 08 May 2016 to Sunday 29 May 2016 - Performing arts

Fever Pitch - The Sexy, Sultry Peggy Lee Story

8 May 2016 - 29 May 2016, Speakeasy HQ
With a curled lip and a cocked brow, Camilla Cream presents a tribute to one of the greatest singers, songwriters and actresses of the 20th Century.
Incantato – Italian Stage Illusionist David Key - Sunday 15 May 2016, 4pm to 6pm - Performing arts

Incantato – Italian Stage Illusionist David Key

15 May 2016, Speakeasy HQ
Europe's biggest name in illusions is back. Stage illusionist David Key performs his sell-out show, Incantato.
Kabareske - Friday 06 May 2016 to Saturday 07 May 2016 - Performing arts


6 May 2016 - 7 May 2016, Club Voltaire
Voltaire presents a night of cabaret, burlesque, circus, music and magic, hosted by Chloe Towan.
Old Wives' Tales - Wednesday 18 May 2016 to Saturday 21 May 2016 - Performing arts

Old Wives' Tales

18 May 2016 - 21 May 2016, The University of Melbourne
A six-part performance of vignettes devised by young women about the experience of being a young woman.
Egg - Wednesday 29 June 2016 to Friday 15 July 2016 - Performing arts


29 Jun 2016 - 15 Jul 2016, Southbank Theatre, The Lawler
Silly, funny, and a little bit cracked, Egg is an eco-adventure for all ages filled with clowning, puppetry, hope and the promise of renewal.
A Lady's Guide to the Art of Being a Wingman - Tuesday 10 May 2016 to Sunday 15 May 2016 - Performing arts

A Lady's Guide to the Art of Being a Wingman

10 May 2016 - 15 May 2016, The Butterfly Club
Girls dressed as guys, using techniques that guys use to pick up girls, to pick up guys, all with a massive soundtrack of pop hits. Got it? Good.
Tempest in a Teacup - Friday 29 April 2016 to Sunday 08 May 2016 - Performing arts

Tempest in a Teacup

29 Apr 2016 - 8 May 2016, The Butterfly Club
Tempest in a Teacup: 3000 years of tradition briefly re-imagined by Melbourne’s own Freakshow Superstar, Aerial Manx.

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