Illusionaire Magic Show

Friday 8th November – Saturday 14th December


Witness a unique blend of the creative and flawless skills of Sam Angelico, combined with the inspired charm and amazing talents of 'Rosanna'.Experience an evening of remarkable and enchanting magic by international award winning "Champion of Comedy Magic" at FISM - the highest accolade achievable by any magician globally - Sam Angelico.


Christmas with

Silvie Paladino

Friday 20 December


Presented by: Melbourne Opera Orchestra and Chorus

A concert spectacular with Australia’s favourite singer and featuring the most loved carols and Christmas songs.

Accompanied by the critically acclaimed 50 piece Melbourne Opera Orchestra & Chorus

Also featuring the members of the Richard Divall Emerging Artists Program

Conducted by Raymond Lawrence

Urzila Carlson-


Friday 13 Dec 2019



“Loser is almost always negative,” Urzila says. ”I’ve lost my keys, relative, my mind, money, dignity… it’s only positive when you lose some weight. WHY? If you meet someone awesome would you not want there to be more of them? Why can your friends not see your fatness but your family and doctor can see nothing but your fatness? Why is losing so hard? The truth is, we’re all losers in some form and at some point we’ll hit our rock bottom. Are you prepared? Get ready losers, let’s tackle our failures. What’s the worst that can happen?”


Nick Kroll:

Middle-Aged Boy Tour

Monday 06 January


Presented by: Live Nation

Continuing his hugely successful, sold out American stand-up tour, one of today's most sought-after creators, writers, producers and actors Nick Kroll is bringing his Middle-Aged Boy Tour Down Under in January 2020.


Room on the Broom

Friday 10 -

Wednesday 15 January 2020


How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind.

When a hungry dragon appears, who will save the poor witch? And will there ever be room on the broom for everyone?

The team behind The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child return with songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups...


Alice in Wonderland

Friday 17 January-

Saturday 18 January


Back by popular demand, the international SMASH HIT production of Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic ALICE IN WONDERLAND comes to life on stage in the most hilarious-filled madcap fun at the Athenaeum Theatre this January! Tumble down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her adventures through Wonderland in this dazzling, internationally acclaimed production.




Wednesday 05, Saturday 08,

Tuesday 11,

Thursday 13 February

To celebrate the 250 anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, Melbourne Opera is proud to present Beethoven’s only opera Fidelio, conducted by leading international Maestro Anthony Negus. With the acclaimed Melbourne Opera Chorus And Orchestra.


The Usual Dagos

Saturday 08 February 2020


The show features a start studded line up of ethnic comics including the hilarious Joe Avati; legendary comedian George Kapiniaris; and TV sensation, Tahir. Joining them on the big stage for the very first time will be James Liotta, Piero Viavattene, and a few ‘dagos that weren’t’ - Ashley Fils-Aime (direct from LA), and Dane Simpson who is from an Aboriginal background.


Jonathan Pie –

The Fake News

Friday 21 February


Jonathan Pie is the exasperated News Reporter whose videos have been seen across the world. With over 1.2 Million Facebook followers, his videos regularly go viral, achieving millions of views internationally. His response to the election of Donald Trump was viewed more than 150 million times worldwide. He has appeared on The Weekly with Charlie Pickering numerous times and has been described as ‘brilliant, brave, raw and analytical without forgetting to be funny’ by Ricky Gervais.


The Seed Fund

Wednesday 11 March 2020



Performing side by side for one night only at the majestic Athenaeum Theatre in the heart of Melbourne (Naarm), these Australian icons are coming together for an evening of tales and tunes, to fundraise for The Seed Fund, a Not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and empowering emerging creatives.


Mamma Mia-

The Ten Sopranos

Friday 20 March 2020


With performances in over 300 venues in Australia alone they are bringing their brand-new show, Mamma Mia The Concert to The Athenaeum. A masterful and stimulating performance of the ABBA repertoire, this will be a memorable concert which includes new vocal and symphonic harmonies which are re-invigorated and given new life. Artistic and Musical director Penny Pavlakis (Internationally acclaimed and, multi-award-winner known to her peers as “The Singers’ Singer” brings to the stage star power very few people can) along with The Sopranos, showcase their supreme talents to Australian audiences in a concert of epic proportions paying homage to the magnificent songs of Benny and Bjorn


Senior Moments 2

Wednesday 18- Saturday 21



The smash hit “Senior Moments” is back in a senior sequel without equal: “Senior Moments 2!” Australian showbiz legends Max Gillies, Tony Barber and Normie Rowe are having more Senior Moments in the senior sensation that’s sweeping the nation.


Senior Moments 2: “Remember Remember” is another seriously silly comedy revue, a brilliantly funny collection of comic sketches and songs performed by a cast who are old enough to know better!


The Little Dum Dum Club - 500th Episode Live

Sat 25 Apr 2020 8:30PM


The Little Dum Dum Club is one of Australia’s most popular and longest running comedy podcasts. For years, they’ve delighted hundreds of thousands of listeners around the world, with sold out tours, their own International Podcast Festival in Thailand, and constant dickheadery with the biggest and best names in comedy. In 2020, they’ll hit a huge milestone: 500 episodes.


Ben Elton

Tuesday 28 April


On sale to public Thu 5 Dec, 12pm (Local Time)

A pre-sale is an opportunity to secure tickets prior to the public, not a preferential seating service. On sale times are quoted in local time. *Or until pre-sale allocation is sold out.

Aisle Seating means each and any of the first four seats located next to the aisle at either end of each row. Please note, this means your Aisle Seating allocation may or may not be the seat directly adjacent to an aisle.


Cowboy Junkies

Friday 15 May


Anyone who has followed Cowboy Junkies’ three-decade-long journey knows the band has always remained true to its unique artistic vision. In 1988, they proved that there was an audience waiting for something quiet, beautiful and reflective. The Trinity Session was like a whisper that cut through the noise with its introspective, quiet intensity. Their new album, All That Reckoning, once again gently shakes the listener to wake up. It may be the most powerful album Cowboy Junkies have yet recorded.