Melbourne the cultural capital of Australia does not disappoint this winter.
From musical theatre to big band music, from ballet to your favourite kid's book bought to life on stage, fairy tales to contemporary dance, here are 7 fabulous family friendly shows to enjoy in Melbourne this July.
Ireland's CoisCéim Dance Theatre will perform The Wolf and Peter at the Art Centre Melbourne's Fairfax studio for two days only this July.
This playful interpretation of the classic tale will be told from the perspective of The Wolf. Filled with dance and live music, this fun and richly theatrical production will take children and their families on a thrilling adventure to explore and discover contemporary dance and performance.
Where: Arts Centre Melbourne, Fairfax Studio
When: 1 July, 2pm & 6pm, 2 July, 11am & 2pm
Relaxed Performance – 1 July, 2pm
Age suitability: Ages 6 plus
Book:artscentremelbourne.com.au or call 1300 182 183
Disney's Frozen is alive and well, only this time LIVE on the ice!
See the much loved Anna, Elsa and the unforgettable, adorable snowman Olaf live on the ice at the Hisense Arena this July.
You’ll also be introduced to brand new characters, including Grand Pabbie, the Trolls and the Marshmallow. Mickey and Minnie take the reins at this live spectacular which will feature the full story of Frozen, that we all know and love from the Academy award winning movie.
New dates just announced:
When: 5 - 9 & 22 - 23 July, various performance times
Where: Hisense Arena, Olympic Boulevard, Melbourne
Book: via Ticket More info: HERE
Your mini Eric Carle fans will love this one. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show returns to Melbourne this winter, after performing all over the world and Australia-wide.
This beautiful performance gives your children the opportunity to enjoy their favourite book, live on stage. The cast use 75 puppets made by widely acclaimed New York company; Puppet Kitchen, to perform the interactive show.
Performing in two Melbourne venues this time around; The National Theatre in St Kilda and The Drum Theatre in Dandenong.
The National Theatre, St Kilda July 4 & 5, 10:00 am & 12:30 pm
July 6, 10:00 am
Tickets from: $25
The Drum Theatre Dandenong Saturday 8 July 2017
11am & 1pm
Tickets from: $25
Don't be left out in the cold this winter! Book tickets to a family friendly live show in Melbourne and leave with your heart warmed & your senses treated.