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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.
Sam Brew: Illusionist, Circus Performer and Escapologist - Saturday 25 April 2015, 8pm till late - Performing arts

Sam Brew: Illusionist, Circus Performer and Escapologist

25 Apr 2015, Speakeasy HQ and The Blind Tiger
Speakeasy HQ presents Sam Brew, illusionist, circus performer and escapologist, as the headline at Australia's only vaudeville theatre and bar.
Mama Alto: Countertenor Diva - Friday 01 May 2015 to Sunday 03 May 2015 - Performing arts

Mama Alto: Countertenor Diva

1 May 2015 - 3 May 2015, The Butterfly Club
Countertenor Diva is a stunning song cycle based on the concept of the diva.
Lifeboat - Friday 08 May 2015 to Sunday 24 May 2015 - Performing arts


8 May 2015 - 24 May 2015, Club Voltaire
A quirky and comical look into the most tragical event of history: the sinking of the Titanic.
Semaphore - Wednesday 27 May 2015 to Sunday 31 May 2015 - Performing arts


27 May 2015 - 31 May 2015, Arts House
Composer Kate Neal creates a compelling and intriguing multimedia exploration of signalling, communication and miscommunication.
Fluvial - Wednesday 13 May 2015 to Sunday 17 May 2015 - Performing arts


13 May 2015 - 17 May 2015, Arts House
Matthias Schack-Arnott performs a solo work for a large-scale kinetic percussion equipment of quivering metals, glass and stone.
Oedipus Schmoedipus - Wednesday 06 May 2015 to Sunday 10 May 2015 - Performing arts

Oedipus Schmoedipus

6 May 2015 - 10 May 2015, Arts House
Ridiculously clever performance makers, post, deliver a huge and epic, universal, gory, hilarious festival of canonic theatrical death scenes.
Endings - Wednesday 13 May 2015 to Sunday 17 May 2015 - Performing arts


13 May 2015 - 17 May 2015, Arts House
Tamara Saulwick employs portable turntables, reel-to-reel tape players and live performance in a moving meditation on cycles and the ending of things.
Strictly Ballroom the Musical - Tuesday 20 January 2015 to Sunday 26 July 2015 - Performing arts

Strictly Ballroom the Musical

20 Jan 2015 - 26 Jul 2015, Her Majesty's Theatre
The brand-new production of Strictly Ballroom the Musical has audiences dancing in the aisles in a kaleidoscope of colour and fun.
Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School - Sunday 26 April 2015, 3:30pm to 6pm - Performing arts

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

26 Apr 2015, The Toff in Town
Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School is the little Brooklyn event that became a movement - no previous artistic ability required, just fun drawing times.
Stork Theatre Digs: The Odyssey Part 2 - Sunday 24 May 2015, 2pm to 3:30pm - Performing arts

Stork Theatre Digs: The Odyssey Part 2

24 May 2015, Old Treasury Building
Performance/readings and explorations of Homer's Odyssey with Melbourne's leading classics expert Dr Heather Sebo and actor Ray Chong Nee.

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