St Kilda is full of cultural delights. With events through the theatres year-round you will be able to find a show that you will absolutely love.
Located in the redeveloped George Cinemas building, in St Kilda, The Alex is one of Melbourne’s newest theatres, but is rapidly gaining a reputation for showcasing high quality, innovative work. The venue has capacity to stage and rehearse live shows and screen movies, with two theatre spaces that regularly see ballets, musicals, plays and readings performed. Level 1, 135 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda
An icon of St Kilda. The first Palais Theatre opened in 1914 and has become a must do experience for enjoying live music performances of Melbourne. There is an ever-changing line-up every week and there is something for everyone’s tastes. Lower Esplanade, St Kilda
The National Theatre Melbourne
This stunning historic building opened in 1921 as a cinema filled with an impressive 3000 seats. After various iterations, it opened as the National Theatre in 1974 and is now capable of holding an audience of almost 800 people. The theatre regularly hosts musicals and plays, but is also home to a ballet and drama school. 20 Carlisle Street, St Kilda South.
Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre
Red Stitch has been presenting contemporary Australian and international plays since 2002. It is is considered Australia’s leading actors’ ensemble company, presenting the best new writing from around Australia and the world. Rear 2 Chapel Street, St Kilda East.
Located in a prime position behind St Kilda’s Fitzroy Street, Theatre Works hosts an eclectic range of plays – and on show nights, features a buzzing bar and café. During its 35-year history, the venue has developed a reputation as a breeding ground for some of the city’s most innovative independent theatre productions. 14 Acland Street, St Kilda