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Here’s what we know about when Melbourne’s cinemas, galleries and theatres can reopen
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Here’s what we know about when Melbourne’s cinemas, galleries and theatres can reopen

Theatres in particular are going to have a hard time reopening due to limits on crowds.

Melbourne's ghost lights are burning while stages are dark
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Melbourne's ghost lights are burning while stages are dark

The decades-long tradition has been brought back as a sign on hope while the city's theatres are shut.

Arts Centre Melbourne’s spire has been lit yellow as a sign of hope
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Arts Centre Melbourne’s spire has been lit yellow as a sign of hope

It will shine every night until Arts Centre Melbourne reopens.  

Arts Centre Melbourne is now broadcasting free performances and virtual tours
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Arts Centre Melbourne is now broadcasting free performances and virtual tours

Together With You allows the public to engage with the Arts Centre Melbourne while at home. 

A guide to Melbourne's theatre scene

Where to sit in Melbourne's theatres
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Where to sit in Melbourne's theatres

Melbourne is blessed with a wealth of theatres, from the grand old dames to the kooky hidden gems; no city in Australia can lay claim to as many in as good a condition as ours. But inside those venues, not all seats are created equal. Sure, there are some shows so spectacular and unmissable you’d happily sit anywhere, but most experiences in the theatre can be augmented by the best seats in the house. And occasionally ruined by the worst. So, without further ado, we give them to you. RECOMMENDED: How to score cheap theatre tickets in Melbourne.

9 to 5 the Musical has been postponed
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9 to 5 the Musical has been postponed

In line with recent advice from the federal government, 9 to 5's Melbourne season has been postponed. 

How to get cheap theatre tickets in Melbourne
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How to get cheap theatre tickets in Melbourne

Here's some tips on how to see the most theatre on a budget.

The best new and upcoming Melbourne shows
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The best new and upcoming Melbourne shows

Our critics' picks for theatre, musicals, opera and dance in Melbourne

What's on at...

Arts Centre Melbourne
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Arts Centre Melbourne

Southbank Theatre – Melbourne Theatre Company
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Southbank Theatre – Melbourne Theatre Company

Malthouse Theatre
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Malthouse Theatre

Arts House
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Arts House

Melbourne Recital Centre
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Melbourne Recital Centre