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Theatre reveals, musicals, arts occasions, sports activities, festivals and extra to do in Melbourne in July 2022

Now that we’ve effectively and actually rolled into winter, occasions all through July in Melbourne (and surrounds!) will make even the coldest of days appear somewhat hotter.

From a slate of gigs coming off the again of Splendour within the Grass to Manchester United’s extremely anticipated pleasant matches with Melbourne Victory and Crystal Palace FC, town has so much to supply us this month.

Firelight Pageant

Docklands | July 1 – July 3 | Free
Discovering it onerous to consider a motive to go to Docklands? Assume no extra, the annual Firelight Pageant will run over three nights and have meals stalls, music and greater than 40 hearth pits and drums, 35 flame jets, two hearth sculptures, and an eight-metre-high fiery phoenix centrepiece. The free family-friendly spectacle celebrates the longest evening of the yr, the solstice, and can be held throughout three websites at NewQuay Promenade, Victoria Harbour Promenade, and Harbour Esplanade.

Docklands’ Firelight Festival is making a comeback.

Docklands’ Firelight Pageant is making a comeback.Credit score:Grace Petrou

Replay Pageant

Comedy Membership | Till July 22 | Tickets from $18
The Melbourne Worldwide Comedy Pageant could also be over, however the laughs aren’t. Catch a few of the greatest names in Australian comedy, alongside the perfect breakthrough comedians on the Comedy Republic all through the month. The July program options Rhys Nicholson, Greg Larsen, Michelle Brasier, Lloyd Langford, Lizzy Hoo, Alex Ward, Frankie McNair, Geraldine Quinn, Luke Heggie and extra.

Melbourne Documentary Movie Pageant 2022

Cinema Nova | July 21 – July 31 | Tickets from $13
Within the theme of Punks, Rebels, Mavericks and Renegades, the seventh version of MDFF is again for one more yr of nice movies throughout function lengths and shorts, that includes native Australian and worldwide documentaries. There’s additionally an internet pageant element that runs from July 1 – July 31.

Hearth Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley | July 9 – July 24 | Tickets right here
Returning for its fourth yr, the Hearth Yarra Valley pageant is again for a 16-day pageant of occasions that celebrates the area’s most interesting meals and wine.

World Meals Championships

Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre | July 8 – July 10 | Tickets from $23
The world’s largest meals sports activities occasion is coming to city for 3 days with over 200 cooks throughout the nation battling it out for a $300,000 money prize and attendees capable of style an array of delicacies and drinks.

Winter Night time Market

Queen Victoria Market | Wednesdays till August 31 | Free
Wednesday evenings in Melbourne imply one factor: The Winter Night time Market. A staple within the Melbourne winter calendar, it options over 35 avenue meals merchants, a bustle of artisanal stalls and entertainers, and even a silent disco.

Faux snow falls at the Queen Victoria Market’s winter night market.

Fake snow falls on the Queen Victoria Market’s winter evening market.

Disney on Ice: Into the Magic

Rod Laver Enviornment | June 30 – July 4 | Tickets from $30
Combining traditional Disney tales with world-class ice skating was a stroke of genius when it first debuted within the ’80s, now virtually three many years later, Disney on Ice is larger than ever with new characters like Moana and Elsa mesmerising audiences.

Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends.

Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Mates.Credit score:Should Do Brisbane.

Electrical Fields and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Hamer Corridor | July 7 | Tickets from $50
Award-winning digital music duo Electrical Fields – Zaachariaha Fielding (vocals) and Michael Ross (keyboard/producer) – are coming along with MSO for NAIDOC Week in a debut live performance. They are going to carry out music cycles of the duo’s work, organized for orchestra by the MSO’s 2022 Cybec Younger Composer in Residence, Alex Turley.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason: Mid-Season Gala

Hamer Corridor | July 30 | Tickets from $70
After performing on the marriage ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in 2018, award-winning cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s profession is rising to dizzying heights. He was the primary cellist in historical past to succeed in the highest 10 of the UK album charts and has made debuts with the Seattle Symphony and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. Kanneh-Mason joins the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for Shostakovich’s Second Cello Concerto.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, lost in the moment at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, misplaced within the second at London’s Royal Albert Corridor.

The Elvis Large Band: forty fifth Anniversary Spectacular

Thornbury Theatre | July 17 | Tickets from $57
If there ever was a time to see an Elvis tribute present, now might be it. The Elvis Large Band can be performing music from The King’s profession, spanning his early Vegas years to his movie-era rockers and boppers, and epic ballads.

Come Rain or Come Shine

Southbank Theatre | June 20 – July 23 | Tickets from $53
Tailored from Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro’s wildly comedian quick story, Come Rain or Come Shine is a musical about music, reminiscence and lifelong friendship. Directed by Simon Phillips and starring Gillian Cosgriff (Vivid White), Angus Grant (Cock) and Chris Ryan (Shakespeare in Love).

Cast Angus Grant and Gillian Cosgriff.

Solid Angus Grant and Gillian Cosgriff.Credit score:Jeff Busby


Regent Theatre | Might 20 – July 23 | Tickets from $99
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s tackle the traditional fairytale involves life on the Regent Theatre, in this Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of The Sound of Music. Starring Shubshri Kandiah.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre.Credit score:Eddie Jim


Her Majesty’s Theatre | Till October 2 | Tickets from $70
The ever present Tony-, Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical tells the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton. The sung-and-rapped musical pulls its sound from a mix of hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway.

Six the Musical

Comedy Theatre | Till August 21 | Tickets from $69
Six is a excessive octane musical that reimagines the “her-story” of the six wives of Henry VIII via a twenty first century lens of contemporary gender politics and popular culture. Winner of two Tony Awards, together with greatest authentic rating, and with over 450 million Spotify streams, it runs till August 21.

Members of the West End musical SIX performing at the Sydney Opera House Studio in Sydney 2020

Members of the West Finish musical SIX performing on the Sydney Opera Home Studio in Sydney 2020Credit score:Isabella Porras

9 to five the Musical

Arts Centre | July 10 – September 11 | Tickets from $69
Impressed by the hit movie, 9 to five the Musical options an all-star Australian forged together with Marina Prior as sensible as sassy profession girl Violet Newstead, Casey Donovan as newly separated new recruit Judy Bernly, Erin Clare as vivid and delightful nation lady Doralee Rhodes, Eddie Good as controlling boss Franklin Hart Jr and Caroline O’Connor as busy-body Roz Keith.

Picasso Century

NGV | June 10 – October 9 | Tickets from $8
Monitoring the profession of Pablo Picasso, The Picasso Century options over 80 works from the artist himself, in addition to over 100 works of the artists, poets and intellectuals he interacted with in the course of the twentieth century. Created solely for the NGV by the Centre Pompidou and Musee Nationwide Picasso-Paris, this exhibition is a should for historical past and artwork lovers alike.

Picasso Century exhibition at the NGV.

Picasso Century exhibition on the NGV.Credit score:Eddie Jim

Tyama: A Deeper Sense of Realizing

Melbourne Museum | July 22 – Jan 29 | Tickets from $12
Tyama is an interactive museum expertise that immerses guests in 360-degree responsive projections, breathtaking results, and beautiful soundscapes.

NAIDOC Week Celebrations

Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia | July 7 – July 13 | Free
Within the “most intensive” NAIDOC Week ever programmed by the NGV, the gallery will showcase a various week-long pageant to commemorate the historical past, tradition and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with native and interstate Indigenous artists, performers, actors and administrators.

Gorillaz with particular visitors

John Cain Enviornment | July 24 | Tickets from $79.90
Of their first Australian tour dates in over a decade, the Gorillaz can be doing one sideshow after their headline at Splendour in Grass.

The Strokes

John Cain Enviornment | July 26 | Tickets from $79.90
NY rock icons The Strokes will play songs from their 20-year, six-album catalogue. The Strokes’ stay set may also function tracks from their 2021 Grammy Award-winning album The New Irregular.

Louis Tomlinson’s solo Walls album.

Louis Tomlinson’s solo Partitions album.

Louis Tomlinson

Margaret Court docket Enviornment | July 25 – July 26 | Tickets from $89.90
Former One Path band member Louis Tomlinson can be in Melbourne for his 2022 world tour and can function songs from his debut solo album Partitions.

JEFF The Brotherhood

Northcote Social Membership and Lodge Westwood | July 21 and July 23 | Tickets from $35.90
Brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall from Nashville, Tennessee, are not any strangers to Australia. The storage rock band is a favorite of Australian pageant and gig-goers. They are going to play the Northcote Social Membership on July 21 and Lodge Westwood in Footscray on July 23 – click on on the specified date above for tickets.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Little one

Princess Theatre | Till October 16 | Tickets from $75
The brand new model of Harry Potter and the Cursed Little one condenses right into a single sitting an enthralling theatre epic initially staged in two components. It follows a brand-new technology of witches and wizards, 19 years after Harry, Ron, and Hermione saved the wizarding world.

Image from the production of Looking for Alibrandi.

Picture from the manufacturing of On the lookout for Alibrandi.Credit score:Kristian Gehradte

On the lookout for Alibrandi

Malthouse Theatre | July 9 – July 31 | Tickets from $15
Melina Marchetta’s beloved ebook about Nineties Mediterranean tradition in Australia has been tailored for stage for the primary time ever, and can present on the Malthouse Theatre.

The Comedy of Errors

Arts Centre Melbourne | July 13 – July 23 | Tickets from $58
Directed by longtime Bell Shakespeare collaborator Janine Watson, Comedy of Errors tells the story of two units of long-lost twins who miraculously discover themselves, 33 years later, in the identical metropolis on the identical day.

The Comedy of Errors by the Australian Shakespeare Company 2022 in Melbourne.

The Comedy of Errors by the Australian Shakespeare Firm 2022 in Melbourne.Credit score:Ben Fon

Melbourne Uncommon E-book Truthful

Wilson Corridor, College of Melbourne | July 7 – July 9 | Free
The Melbourne Uncommon E-book Truthful is held yearly in July by the Australian & New Zealand Affiliation of Antiquarian Booksellers. It showcases uncommon books, manuscripts, ephemera, prints and extra from the perfect uncommon ebook and antiquarian sellers throughout Australia, New Zealand and abroad.

Journey Park’s Winter Glow

Wallington | Till 10 July | Tickets from $29.50
Yearly winter Journey Park transforms right into a glowing winter wonderland of snow, lights, hearth and ice. Households and associates can construct a snowman or roast marshmallows over an open hearth, or hop on the brand new Air Balloons and Tea Cups rides. Get your gloves and gum boots prepared!

Manchester United

MCG | July 15 and July 19 | Tickets from $59
World powerhouse Manchester United will return to Melbourne to play matches in opposition to A-League aspect Melbourne Victory on July 15 and Premier League workforce Crystal Palace on July 19 on the MCG. Star participant Cristiano Ronaldo can be a spotlight.

Manchester United are headed to Australia to play Victory in July.

Manchester United are headed to Australia to play Victory in July.Credit score:Getty Pictures


Harlem Globetrotters

John Cain Enviornment | July 9 | Tickets from $29
American exhibition basketball workforce the Harlem Globetrotters is again in Australia with a blinding present that mixes athleticism, theatre, and pure adrenaline.

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