Contact Idiom Events for your Dinner & Show packages to all the must see theatre productions this year. Browse below to see what is showing and coming up.
Now showing at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne.
Based on the Oscar-winning film, PRISCILLA is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a lifetime. Their epic journey is a heart-warming story of self-discovery, sassiness and acceptance.
Now showing at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne.
BEAUTIFUL is the inspiring true story of King’s journey from school girl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, to her remarkable rise to stardom.
Now showing at Lyric Theatre, Sydney.
The Book of Mormon is a musical comedy about two young Mormon missionaries who travel to Africa to preach the Mormon religion. First staged in 2011, the play mocks various Mormon beliefs and practices. The script, lyrics, and music were written by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone.
The Regent Theatre, Melbourne from May 2018
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz is coming! Leading The Wizard of Oz cast will be Anthony Warlow as The Wizard and Professor Marvel, Lucy Durack as Glinda the Good Witch and Jemma Rix as The Wicked Witch of the West. Rising stage star Samantha Dodemaide lands the coveted role of Dorothy, her first leading role in a major musical.
The Princess Theatre, Melbourne from June 2018.
The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre will grace the stage of Melbourne’s grandest theatre, the Princess, for a strictly limited season this June with their world-renowned production of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. Starring prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova and guest stars from the internationally renowned Bolshoi Ballet, the limited season is Russian classical ballet at its best.
The Princess Theatre, Melbourne from July 2018
Set on a Greek island paradise and inspired by the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs, the tale centres around Sophie, a young bride-to-be. On the eve of her wedding, Sophie’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back. A celebration of love, laughter, family and friendship, Mamma Mia! is exactly what the world needs right now.
Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne from October 2018.
Based on the iconic, hit movie, this irresistible new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight A pupils into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping mind-blowing rock band.
The Princess Theatre, Coming soon.
Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by Jack Thorne is coming exclusively to Melbourne’s Princess Theatre.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the most awarded production in the history of Britain’s Olivier Awards. It makes its Broadway premiere in April 2018.