Performance dates & times

Opening Night
Sunday 31 December

From 27 December


Weekday Matinees

Wed & Thu Eve

Opening Night

Fri & Sat Eve

Weekend Matinees

1:00 PM

7:30 PM

7:30 PM

8:00 PM

2:00 PM


Wednesday 27 Dec

Thursday 28 Dec

1:00 PM & 7:30 PM

7:30 PM

Duration: TBC

Price range

Concession and Children's pricing is available

Child: aged 2-15 years

Concession applies to Pensioner and Senior Card holders, please present card upon arrival (only valid for Tuesday - Thursday performances).




$59.90 – $139.90

$59.90 – $89.90


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Don’t miss DREAM LOVER – THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL opening in December at Arts Centre Melbourne, State Theatre.

Dream Lover reveals the extraordinary story of legendary singer, songwriter and actor, Bobby Darin. Starring David Campbell and Hannah Fredericksen as Sandra Dee, plus Martin Crewes, Marney McQueen and Rodney Dobson.

Directed by Simon Phillips, the show presents great hits from the 50s and 60s including 'Mack The Knife', 'Beyond the Sea' and the multi-million-seller 'Dream Lover'.

This musical captures the glamour and passion of the big band era, the Rat Pack in Vegas and the Golden Age of Hollywood – a time of trail-blazing stars, knock-out fashions and life-changing events.

Featuring a sensational cast with over 40 on stage including an 18-piece big band, DREAM LOVER– THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL is a big show with a big score and a big heart.

Strictly limited season. Don’t miss MELBOURNE'S SUMMER MUSICAL! Exclusive to Arts Centre Melbourne.

A fantastic night of Entertainment–Alan Jones

A Thrilling 18-piece band – The Australian

A Must-See Show” –


Bobby Darin
David Campbell
Sandra Dee
Hannah Fredericksen
Steve Blauner
Martin Crewes
Marney McQueen
Rodney Dobson


Simon Phillips
Writer and Original Concept
Frank Howson
Original Concept
John Michael Howson OAM
Set Designer
Brian Thomson
Musical Supervisor
Guy Simpson
Andrew Hallsworth
Costume Designer
Tim Chappel
Sound Design
Michael Waters
Lighting Designer
Paul Jackson
John Frost AM
Gilbert Theatrical