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Melbourne theatre and musicals in June

From David Bowie's musical to a Swan Lake for the 21st century – we've got you covered for onstage highlights this month

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 2017 The Australian Ballet production still 01 feat Ako Kondo with Cheshire Cat photographer credit Jeff Busby
Photograph: Jeff Busby Ako Kondo as Alice

If the chill isn't enough reason to take your culture indoors, then something below should take your fancy. There are a stack of musicals, plays and ballets opening in Melbourne this June. We're particularly looking forward to Malthouse's fresh, one-woman take on Wake in Fright and Melbourne Theatre Company's lavish staging of Storm Boy.

Recommended: How to score cheap theatre tickets and the best art exhibitions in Melbourne this month.


Theatre, Drama

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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The first rule of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, is that you don’t talk about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Safeguarding spoilers is an expected responsibility for anyone who attends the Potter-verse’s first on-stage outing.

Time Out says

After something a little less dramatic?