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Melbourne Musicals of 2016

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Published January 26th 2016
Melbourne is alive with the sound of music
The world's most liveable city brings you world class entertainment; 2016 is no exception. Book your tickets today for one of these epic musicals.

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Fiddler on the Roof: 27/01/2016 - 27/02/2016; Make it your tradition! Direct from Broadway, superstar Anthony Warlow returns to Australia to star in a brand new production of one of the world's greatest and most loved musicals of all time. Follow the heart-warming journey of a family that has its traditional life turned upside down as the modern world starts to impact on life in their idyllic village. Tap to songs loved the world over, including If I Were A Rich Man, Matchmaker, and Tradition. Princess Theatre; tickets from $71.07 plus transaction fees.

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Ghost the Musical: 05/02/2016 - 06/03/2016; Enjoy the 1990 Oscar winning film, Ghost, adapted to live theatre at Melbourne's Regent Theatre. Special effects and original music and lyrics from the film make this romantic thriller the most unique live musical you'll see this year. Tickets from $64 plus transaction fees.

Singin' in the Rain: From 07/05/2016; Adam Garcia brings the charm, romance, comedy and tinseltown glamour of one of the world's best-loved movies to Melbourne. Singin in the Rain tells the story of the first Hollywood musical, when the silver screen found its voice and brought with it glorious songs, including Good Morning, Make 'em Laugh, and the classic Singin' in the Rain. With the help of 12,000 litres of water, the movie's choreography and one of the world's most iconic dance routines is brought to life live on stage. "Weather Warning": There is a strong chance of showers and getting wet in the first three rows of the stalls. Make a splash and be a part of the action by selecting these seats. However, If seated in the Splash Zone, you will receive a special SINGIN' IN THE RAIN poncho! Her Majesty's Theatre; tickets from $86.56 plus transaction fees.

The Sound of Music: From 13/5/2016; Lavish and critically acclaimed, this production tells the uplifting true story of the von Trapp family's flight from Nazi rule across the mountains. Enjoy Rodgers and Hammerstein's most memorable songs ever performed on the musical stage, including My Favorite Things, Do-Re-Mi, and of course the heart lifting title song The Sound of Music. A family friendly affair showing at the Regent Theatre. Tickets from $74.90 plus transaction fees.

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Little Shop of Horrors: From 4/5/2016 Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, is a cult classic all over the world. When Seymour stumbles across a peculiar plant species he names after his colleague Audrey, the sinister plant seems like his ticket to fame but the plant grows beyond control, and the two must battle the plant to save the planet. Starring Brent Hill, Esther Hannaford, Tyler Coppin and Scott Johnson, with the songs Feed Me, Suddenly Seymour, and Somewhere That's Green. Showing at Melbourne's Comedy Theatre; tickets from $84.90 plus transaction fees.

Heathers the Musical: 11/05/2016 - 22/05/2016; A rock musical with music, lyrics, and a book by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy and based on the 1988 cult film Heathers. Arts Centre Melbourne; tickets from $30 plus transaction fees.

Also, don't miss:
Georgy Girl the Seekers Musical: 26/01/2016 - 06/03/2016 at Her Majesty's Theatre; tickets from $60 plus transaction fees.

Matilda the Musical: From 13/03/2016; Princess Theatre; tickets from $69 plus transaction fees.

Melbourne is alive with the sound of music this year; sing along.
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Why? Improve your quality of life this year with a touch of the arts
When: Throughout 2016
Where: Various theatres across Melbourne
Cost: From around $65
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There's also We Will Rock You, Violet, Velvet, Titanic, The Color Purple, Saturday Night Fever, 3 productions will be held from The Production Company, Kinky Boots, The Heights is coming back.
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