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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.
Skylight - Saturday 18 June 2016 to Saturday 23 July 2016 - Performing arts


18 Jun 2016 - 23 Jul 2016, Southbank Theatre, The Sumner
Helpmann Award-winner Dean Bryant directs David Hare's contemporary classic, featuring a brilliant cast led by Colin Friels and Anna Samson.
Straight White Men - Friday 06 May 2016 to Saturday 18 June 2016 - Performing arts

Straight White Men

6 May 2016 - 18 Jun 2016, Arts Centre Melbourne
Director Sarah Giles takes on the razor-edged new comedy from one of American theatre's most acute observers of race and identity, Young Jean Lee.
Resonance in the Dome - Friday 06 May 2016 to Saturday 07 May 2016 - Performing arts

Resonance in the Dome

6 May 2016 - 7 May 2016, RMIT Design Hub
In this sensory immersive experience, the interactive Resonance Table performs with the Bolt orchestra inside Domelab - an event like no other!
Jasper Jones - Monday 01 August 2016 to Friday 09 September 2016 - Performing arts

Jasper Jones

1 Aug 2016 - 9 Sep 2016, Southbank Theatre, The Sumner
Hailed as an Australian To Kill a Mockingbird, Craig Silvey's acclaimed, best-selling novel is lovingly adapted for the stage by Kate Mulvany.
Miss Julie - Saturday 16 April 2016 to Saturday 21 May 2016 - Performing arts

Miss Julie

16 Apr 2016 - 21 May 2016, Southbank Theatre, The Sumner
Helpmann Award-winning director Kip Williams brings August Strindberg's theatrical masterpiece Miss Julie to MTC for a modern revival.
#DearDiary - Wednesday 01 June 2016 to Sunday 05 June 2016 - Performing arts


1 Jun 2016 - 5 Jun 2016, The Butterfly Club
Unwittingly written over 24 years, #DearDiary is an existential joyride pulled verbatim from Andi Snelling's lifelong diary collection.
Burlesque Nation  - Friday 20 May 2016, 8pm to 11pm - Performing arts

Burlesque Nation

20 May 2016, Speakeasy HQ
Presenting one of Melbourne's most extravagant and classically beautiful burlesque shows, at Speakeasy HQ's Apollo Theatre.
Millionaire Hot Seat Studio Audience - Tuesday 03 May 2016 to Wednesday 08 June 2016 - Performing arts

Millionaire Hot Seat Studio Audience

3 May 2016 - 8 Jun 2016, Docklands Studios
Come along to a taping of 'Millionaire Hot Seat' and enjoy all the fun of being part of a live studio audience.
No Regrets - The Edith Piaf Story - Thursday 19 May 2016, 8:30pm to 10pm - Performing arts

No Regrets - The Edith Piaf Story

19 May 2016, Speakeasy HQ
Melbourne cabaret artist, Nikki Nouveau, presents the life and times of legendary Parisian cabaret artist Edith Piaf, in song.
Tape by Stephen Belber - Wednesday 27 April 2016 to Saturday 07 May 2016 - Performing arts

Tape by Stephen Belber

27 Apr 2016 - 7 May 2016, The Courthouse Hotel
Tape is a fast-paced, unpredictable psychological drama about the underlying love-hate relationship that exists between true friends.

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