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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.
Laugh Until I Cry - Wednesday 04 March 2015 to Sunday 08 March 2015 - Performing arts

Laugh Until I Cry

4 Mar 2015 - 8 Mar 2015, The Butterfly Club
Melbourne cabaret darling, Emma Clair Ford, returns to The Butterfly Club for a night of storytelling, prose and song.
The Paris Underground Cabaret - Friday 06 March 2015, 8:30pm to 10:30pm - Performing arts

The Paris Underground Cabaret

6 Mar 2015, Wonderland Spiegeltent
The Paris Underground Cabaret returns with its dark delights to the Wonderland Spiegeltent for one night only.
Miss World Burlesque – Arabella Allure - Saturday 31 January 2015 to Saturday 07 February 2015 - Performing arts

Miss World Burlesque – Arabella Allure

31 Jan 2015 - 7 Feb 2015, Speakeasy HQ and The Blind Tiger
Holder of the Miss World Burlesque crown, Arabella Allure presents a truly world-class, eye-popping performance.
The Secret Life of Francis Bacon - Friday 20 February 2015 to Saturday 21 February 2015 - Performing arts

The Secret Life of Francis Bacon

20 Feb 2015 - 21 Feb 2015, Club Voltaire
After rave reviews in Edinburgh and London, actor and writer Gerry Roost brings his one-man show to Australia.
1000 Cities - Monday 02 February 2015 to Saturday 28 February 2015 - Performing arts

1000 Cities

2 Feb 2015 - 28 Feb 2015, Federation Square
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.
Captives of the City  - Wednesday 11 February 2015 to Saturday 14 February 2015 - Performing arts

Captives of the City

11 Feb 2015 - 14 Feb 2015, Arts Centre Melbourne
Captives of the City explores the themes of subterranean politics and contemporary revolution through a dynamic fusion of opera and digital puppetry.
From Whore to Eternity - Wednesday 04 February 2015 to Sunday 08 February 2015 - Performing arts

From Whore to Eternity

4 Feb 2015 - 8 Feb 2015, The Butterfly Club
A tribute to the ladies of the night, with some of the best songs ever written about the oldest profession in the world.
Affluenza - Thursday 22 January 2015 to Sunday 08 February 2015 - Performing arts


22 Jan 2015 - 8 Feb 2015, The Butterfly Club
In this opulent, bold, queer cabaret a former disney child star turned drug-addled freak breaks their silence in one hysterical tell-all interview.
Where the Wild Things Sing - Saturday 31 January 2015 to Saturday 21 February 2015 - Performing arts

Where the Wild Things Sing

31 Jan 2015 - 21 Feb 2015, Melbourne Recital Centre
Take an urban safari through the streets of Southbank, filled with fictitious facts, opera, puppetry and other surprises.
Elixir - Thursday 26 March 2015 to Sunday 19 April 2015 - Performing arts


26 Mar 2015 - 19 Apr 2015, Wonderland Spiegeltent
Three acrobatic and enthusiastic scientists attempt to create the elixir of life. Part of the 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

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