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From the cream of London's queer cabaret scene to Melbourne's most wanted, Arts Centre Melbourne has assembled a Midsumma line-up to frock up and wig out to.

Catch some of the world’s most notorious and outrageous performers in a three-week hurricane of salacious showstoppers and filthy laughs with performers who will defy the expectations of even the most jaded. Get ready to remember what Midsumma is all about.

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  • Midsumma Packages

  • A Night at the Musicals

    Dive into the back catalogue of musicals theatre as two of London’s most entertaining cabaret artists belt ballsy ballads, delightful duets and slaughtered show-tunes. UK drag icon and artiste

  • Finucane Smith's Glory Box
    24 Jan 2017 - 29 Jan 2017 Finucane & Smith’s Glory Box: Lucky 13

    A Melbourne institution comes home for Midsumma to roll the dice once more

  • Ash Flanders
    27 Jan 2017 - 29 Jan 2017 Ash Flanders: Playing to Win

    How do you win in a world where eight-year-olds on YouTube are the new gurus; where Hollywood stars dance alone at their own premieres; where even your own parents disparage you as “the flavour

  • Ursula Martinez: Free Admission (UK)
    31 Jan 2017 - 5 Feb 2017 Ursula Martinez: Free Admission

    Ursula Martinez is many things: an Olivier Award winner, a cult cabaret diva, a star of stages across the world…but above-all-else she is a first-rate provocateur. Selling out the

  • Panti: High Heels in Low Places
    2 Feb 2017 - 4 Feb 2017 Panti: High Heels in Low Places

    The Queen of Ireland, drag artist Panti Bliss, invites you into her gender-discombobulating, stiletto-shaped world, exposing the stories behind the make-up – from performance

  • Rhonda Butchmore

    Over the past two years, Melbourne drag icon Rhonda Butchmore (Thomas Jaspers) has taken people on behind-the-scenes tours of Arts Centre Melbourne with her co-host Kyle Minall. Colorful, funny and

  • Dolly Diamond’s Piano Barre
    16 Jan 2017 - 30 Jan 2017 Dolly Diamond’s Piano Barre

    Monday nights during Midsumma are getting a musical lease of life: Dolly Diamond is taking over The Barre at Arts Centre Melbourne. A sing-along in a bar full of strangers is a much loved tradition in

  • Midsumma Festival Barre
    16 Jan 2017 - 5 Feb 2017 Midsumma Festival Barre

    Three weeks of fabulousness in The Barre

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