Best performances in Melbourne

Check out the top performances in Melbourne, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Arts Centre Melbourne
1. Arts Centre Melbourne
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39 local reviews
100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+61 1300 182 183
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Simon
Arts Centre Melbourne Located at 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, VIC, 3004 Known for ml.gb.tag.Everything Else…
Simon
Australia's largest performing arts venue. See what's on, book tickets, view an exhibition, take a tour and…
Lara
Arts centre is well known to have hosted many excellent international drama/arts performance productions and…
1. Arts Centre Melbourne
1. Arts Centre Melbourne
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39 local reviews
100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+61 1300 182 183
Simon
Simon
Arts Centre Melbourne Located at 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, VIC, 3004 Known for ml.gb.tag.Everything Else Entertainment, Rainy Days, Early…
Simon
Simon
Australia's largest performing arts venue. See what's on, book tickets, view an exhibition, take a tour and marvel at the unique arts and…
Lara
Lara
Arts centre is well known to have hosted many excellent international drama/arts performance productions and definitely a must go if you…
2. Chapel Off Chapel
2. Chapel Off Chapel
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24 local reviews
12 Little Chapel St, Prahran
+61 3 8290 7000
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Helen
One of the oldest churches in Victoria, Chapel Off Chapel is one of Melbourne’s most popular live performance…
Robert
Chapel Off Chapel is the premier venue for the arts. Great performance spaces and galleries, make Chapel Off…
Pam
Local performance art theatre - great for eclectic shows - last one I saw was a one-man coming of age story…
2. Chapel Off Chapel
2. Chapel Off Chapel
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24 local reviews
12 Little Chapel St, Prahran
+61 3 8290 7000
Helen
Helen
One of the oldest churches in Victoria, Chapel Off Chapel is one of Melbourne’s most popular live performance venues built in 1858. Located…
Robert
Robert
Chapel Off Chapel is the premier venue for the arts. Great performance spaces and galleries, make Chapel Off Chapel the first choice for…
Pam
Pam
Local performance art theatre - great for eclectic shows - last one I saw was a one-man coming of age story set to the music of The Smiths.
3. Arts Centre Melbourne
3. Arts Centre Melbourne
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52 local reviews
100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(03) 9281 8000
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Jacklyn
Australia's largest and busiest performing arts venues, the Arts Centre stages more than 4400 performances and…
Athalia
Check out the program online, and definitely pop in if you're a lover of theatre and live performance.
Josephine
Brilliant recitals and performance and creative entertainment 10 mins on the tram and you are seated !
3. Arts Centre Melbourne
3. Arts Centre Melbourne
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52 local reviews
100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(03) 9281 8000
Jacklyn
Jacklyn
Australia's largest and busiest performing arts venues, the Arts Centre stages more than 4400 performances and public events at its three…
Athalia
Athalia
Check out the program online, and definitely pop in if you're a lover of theatre and live performance.
Josephine
Josephine
Brilliant recitals and performance and creative entertainment 10 mins on the tram and you are seated !
4. Hamer Hall
4. Hamer Hall
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26 local reviews
100 St Kilda Rd, Southbank
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+61 3 9281 8000
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Donna
Beautiful Hamer Hall on the Yarra River is Arts Centre Melbourne's premier venue for orchestra and chamber…
Lyn
I often enjoy listening to classical music and I will seek out a performance at Hamer Hall.Formerly known as…
Cheryl
Hamer Hall is a 2,661 seat concert hall, the largest venue in the Arts Centre complex, used for orchestra and…
4. Hamer Hall
4. Hamer Hall
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26 local reviews
100 St Kilda Rd, Southbank
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+61 3 9281 8000
Donna
Donna
Beautiful Hamer Hall on the Yarra River is Arts Centre Melbourne's premier venue for orchestra and chamber music. It seats 2,661. Hamer…
Lyn
Lyn
I often enjoy listening to classical music and I will seek out a performance at Hamer Hall.Formerly known as the Melbourne Concert Hall,…
Cheryl
Cheryl
Hamer Hall is a 2,661 seat concert hall, the largest venue in the Arts Centre complex, used for orchestra and contemporary music…
5. Arts Centre
5. Arts Centre
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75 local reviews
Arts Centre, Southbank
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Dominic
See a play, a musical, a symphony concert, an exhibition, or take a guided tour. Arts Centre Melbourne has…
Jody
Usually have high end performances in here as well as the Hamer Hall which is next door. Ballet & classical…
Frances
Great for ballet and performances. Check out their website for upcoming shows.
5. Arts Centre
5. Arts Centre
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75 local reviews
Arts Centre, Southbank
Dominic
Dominic
See a play, a musical, a symphony concert, an exhibition, or take a guided tour. Arts Centre Melbourne has multiple performance spaces and a…
Jody
Jody
Usually have high end performances in here as well as the Hamer Hall which is next door. Ballet & classical. Usually has a free exhibition…
Frances
Frances
Great for ballet and performances. Check out their website for upcoming shows.
6. Melbourne Recital Centre
6. Melbourne Recital Centre
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21 local reviews
31 Sturt St, Southbank
+61 3 9699 3333
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Zoran
Melbourne Recital Centre is an acclaimed music destination combining architectural innovation and acoustic…
Mark & Mike
Melbourne Recital Centre is an acclaimed music destination combining architectural innovation and acoustic…
Pamela
Designed specifically for the performance, recording, broadcast and enjoyment of small ensemble music. The…
6. Melbourne Recital Centre
6. Melbourne Recital Centre
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21 local reviews
31 Sturt St, Southbank
+61 3 9699 3333
Zoran
Zoran
Melbourne Recital Centre is an acclaimed music destination combining architectural innovation and acoustic perfection within its two…
Mark & Mike
Mark & Mike
Melbourne Recital Centre is an acclaimed music destination combining architectural innovation and acoustic perfection with two world-class…
Pamela
Pamela
Designed specifically for the performance, recording, broadcast and enjoyment of small ensemble music. The outstanding performing spaces…
7. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria - Melbourne Gardens
7. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria - Melbourne Gardens
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618 local reviews
Birdwood Ave, South Yarra
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+61 3 9252 2300
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Mike
Very popular, especially on weekends. Lots happens in the Botanical Gardens during the summer months- open air…
Kt
Fabulous historic gardens to visit. Bring a picnic. In summer they have Shakespeare and Wind in the Willows…
7. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria - Melbourne Gardens
7. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria - Melbourne Gardens
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618 local reviews
Birdwood Ave, South Yarra
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+61 3 9252 2300
Mike
Mike
Very popular, especially on weekends. Lots happens in the Botanical Gardens during the summer months- open air cinemas, plays and musicals,…
Kt
Kt
Fabulous historic gardens to visit. Bring a picnic. In summer they have Shakespeare and Wind in the Willows performance. The bats chow down…
8. Burrinja Cultural Centre
8. Burrinja Cultural Centre
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36 local reviews
351 Glenfern Rd, Upwey
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+61 3 9754 8723
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Rob And Libby
A unique community cultural centre: art workshops; art exhibitors; theatre; hosts key musical and theatrical…
Ann
Burrinja is a multi function arts and cultural centre, including exhibition and performance space, studios,…
Autumn
Art gallery, live music, theatre performances all rolled into one place. Worth a visit!
8. Burrinja Cultural Centre
8. Burrinja Cultural Centre
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36 local reviews
351 Glenfern Rd, Upwey
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+61 3 9754 8723
Rob And Libby
Rob And Libby
A unique community cultural centre: art workshops; art exhibitors; theatre; hosts key musical and theatrical performances from Melbourne and…
Ann
Ann
Burrinja is a multi function arts and cultural centre, including exhibition and performance space, studios, venues for hire and a cafe.
Autumn
Autumn
Art gallery, live music, theatre performances all rolled into one place. Worth a visit!
9. Southbank Theatre
9. Southbank Theatre
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19 local reviews
140 Southbank Blvd, Southbank
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+61 3 8688 0800
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Zoran
Southbank Theatre is the principal home of Melbourne Theatre Company, hosting the annual season of up to 12…
Pamela
In January 2009, Southbank Theatre (formerly the MTC Theatre), the Company's new performance home, opened on…
Song
The home of Melbourne Theatre Company, hosting the annual mainstage season, Education performances and other…
9. Southbank Theatre
9. Southbank Theatre
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19 local reviews
140 Southbank Blvd, Southbank
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+61 3 8688 0800
Zoran
Zoran
Southbank Theatre is the principal home of Melbourne Theatre Company, hosting the annual season of up to 12 plays, as well as NEON NEXT, the…
Pamela
Pamela
In January 2009, Southbank Theatre (formerly the MTC Theatre), the Company's new performance home, opened on Southbank Boulevard in the…
Song
Song
The home of Melbourne Theatre Company, hosting the annual mainstage season, Education performances and other productions for families and…
10. Arts Precinct/St Kilda Road
10. Arts Precinct/St Kilda Road
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104 local reviews
Arts Precinct/St Kilda Road, Southbank
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Sue
At the Arts Centre there is music, shows, theatre, and plenty of restaurants for before or after the…
Merinda
For Ballet & Theatre the Arts Centre is really close by UBER, train or tram.. a rue Melbourne experience is…
10. Arts Precinct/St Kilda Road
10. Arts Precinct/St Kilda Road
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104 local reviews
Arts Precinct/St Kilda Road, Southbank
Sue
Sue
At the Arts Centre there is music, shows, theatre, and plenty of restaurants for before or after the performance if you wander down…
Merinda
Merinda
For Ballet & Theatre the Arts Centre is really close by UBER, train or tram.. a rue Melbourne experience is one where you see a performance!
11. National Gallery of Victoria
11. National Gallery of Victoria
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602 local reviews
180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+61 3 8620 2222
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Quentin
The National Gallery of Victoria has two magnificent galleries located a short walk apart, both with free…
Janet
NGV Friday Nights is currently on - after-hours entry to major summer exhibitions David Hockney: Current and…
11. National Gallery of Victoria
11. National Gallery of Victoria
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602 local reviews
180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+61 3 8620 2222
Quentin
Quentin
The National Gallery of Victoria has two magnificent galleries located a short walk apart, both with free entry to the permanent collection…
Janet
Janet
NGV Friday Nights is currently on - after-hours entry to major summer exhibitions David Hockney: Current and Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists*,…
12. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
12. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
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48 local reviews
111 Sturt St, Southbank
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+61 3 9697 9999
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Sarah
The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art was established in Melbourne in 1983 and now situated in an iconic…
Barbara
Great place to view theater performances and having a good cup of coffee just around the corner from home
12. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
12. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
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48 local reviews
111 Sturt St, Southbank
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+61 3 9697 9999
Sarah
Sarah
The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art was established in Melbourne in 1983 and now situated in an iconic award-winning architecturally…
Barbara
Barbara
Great place to view theater performances and having a good cup of coffee just around the corner from home