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Melbourne theatre and musicals in May

From musical Mormons to Machiavellian monarchs and magic carpets – we've got you covered for on-stage highlights this month

Photograph: Deen van Meer
'Arabian Nights'

May in Melbourne is the month of the musical, with three major productions on stage – and Kander & Ebb's classic Cabaret at the Athenaeum providing a bit of 'Off-Broadway' comparison.

That said, the close of Melbourne International Comedy Festival means it's back to action on all Melbourne's stages – from indie to mainstage to opera. Scroll down for your options.

After something a little less dramatic?