Event calendar

Melbourne is full of literary activity with something happening every night of the week. Explore the calendar below, use the category tags to focus in on what you like or use our search box to zero in on your interests.

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A Flower for Moses

11 May 2021 to 15 May 2021
Melbourne Writers' Theatre
Melbourne Writers' Theatre

'A Flower for Moses' is a compelling new Australian stage play about love, denial, and the secret


12 May 2021 to 22 May 2021
Jayde Kirchert

An exciting, feminist sci-fi theatrical experience, MARA KORPER is set in a futuristic world where gender...


9 June 2021 to 19 June 2021
Jules Allen

BETTY is a complex and unfiltered exploration of the Mother/Daughter relationship; revealed at a time when...

Singing Swallows

23 June 2021 to 3 July 2021
Romi Kupfer

A beautiful and symbolic representation of a storytelling experience that cannot be replicated.

When The Rain Stops Falling

14 July 2021 to 31 July 2021
Andrew Bovell

Alice Springs. 2039. A fish falls from the sky – it still smells of the sea.

The Darkening Sky

4 August 2021 to 14 August 2021
Richard Murphet

THE DARKENING SKY is a contemporary neo-noir thriller set in the inner suburbs of Melbourne and spanning...

Animal Farm

17 August 2021 to 29 August 2021
James Jackson & Elizabeth Brennan

Why do we to suffer? 

There is only one answer: MAN. 

We are being robbed of everything. 


1 September 2021 to 11 September 2021
Bernadette Trench-Thiedeman

What do you do when you find out your father tried to kill your mother?


15 September 2021 to 25 September 2021
Chris Beckey

PROPHETX is a spectacle of misfit, a love letter to those whose lives speak truth to authority despite the...