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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.
Tales of a City by the Sea - Wednesday 12 November 2014 to Sunday 23 November 2014 - Performing arts

Tales of a City by the Sea

12 Nov 2014 - 23 Nov 2014, La Mama Courthouse Theatre
Tales of a City by the Sea is a unique and poetic theatrical journey into the lives of ordinary people in the besieged Gaza strip.
A Christmas Tale - Wednesday 26 November 2014 to Sunday 30 November 2014 - Performing arts

A Christmas Tale

26 Nov 2014 - 30 Nov 2014, The Butterfly Club
This play takes a comedic and heartfelt look at Australian festivities and celebrates how we come together to remember the magic of Christmas.
1000 Cities - Monday 02 February 2015 to Saturday 28 February 2015 - Performing arts

1000 Cities

2 Feb 2015 - 28 Feb 2015, Melbourne Bike Share Docking Stations across the CBD
1000 Cities is a new game by Pop Up Playground and the City of Melbourne based on Joseph Campbell’s book, The Hero with a Thousand Faces.
These Things Take Wine - Tuesday 11 November 2014 to Sunday 16 November 2014 - Performing arts

These Things Take Wine

11 Nov 2014 - 16 Nov 2014, The Butterfly Club
A comedy cabaret filled with power tools, balloon animals and decisions made under the influence.
New World Dreaming - Thursday 20 November 2014, 6pm to 7:30pm - Performing arts

New World Dreaming

20 Nov 2014, The Library at The Dock
Andrew Mckenna and Peter Fernon tell tales from Melbourne's migration history: the Irish in the 1850s and the Italians in the 1950s
Pennsylvania Avenue - Saturday 08 November 2014 to Saturday 20 December 2014 - Performing arts

Pennsylvania Avenue

8 Nov 2014 - 20 Dec 2014, Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC)
Pennsylvania Avenue is a brilliant new music theatre work from Joanna Murray-Smith, the follow-on to the smash hit, Songs For Nobodies.
I'll Eat You Last - Friday 31 October 2014 to Saturday 20 December 2014 - Performing arts

I'll Eat You Last

31 Oct 2014 - 20 Dec 2014, Fairfax Studio
BAFTA Award winner Miriam Margolyes becomes larger-than-life Hollywood agent Sue Mengers in this scintillating one-woman show.
Monologue for a Murderer - Wednesday 29 October 2014 to Sunday 09 November 2014 - Performing arts

Monologue for a Murderer

29 Oct 2014 - 9 Nov 2014, La Mama Courthouse
Monologue for a Murderer is a new play based on the 2002 shooting of 17 people at a German high school.
Yana Alana  - Tuesday 16 December 2014 to Sunday 21 December 2014 - Performing arts

Yana Alana

16 Dec 2014 - 21 Dec 2014, Fortyfivedownstairs Inc
A bent night of blues, burlesque and blame with the cabaret provocateur Yana Alana in her sell-out show, Between the Cracks.
Dreamers - Thursday 06 November 2014 to Sunday 30 November 2014 - Performing arts


6 Nov 2014 - 30 Nov 2014, Fortyfivedownstairs Inc
See the Australian premiere production of the play Dreamers, written by Daniel Keene and directed by Ariette Taylor.

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