Melbourne Fringe Festival at the Victorian Pride Centre

Friday 7 October  – Sunday 23 October

This October, we’re thrilled to present a range of shows by LGBTIQ+ artists as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival! From stand-up comedy, to interactive music sessions for kids, to a design panel focused on First Nations design, our program is full of surprises! To find our more about the program browse the images and schedule below and book your tickets through the Melbourne Fringe website.

Key program highlights include Cheers, Queers! – a showcase with some of Melbourne’s brightest LGTBIQ+ comedians, The Big D – a hilarious new show from drag performer Abril LaTrene,and Shapeshifting – a storytelling and music event for Trans communities with Key Change choir. Find the full program below.   

Melbourne Fringe Festival is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved performing arts festivals, and the Victorian Pride Centre is thrilled to be part of its 2022 program.

Justine Dalla Riva, CEO Victorian Pride Centre:

“We cannot wait to see this diverse range of shows bring some Melbourne Fringe magic to the Pride Centre! It will be a thrill to see our incredible multipurpose Theatrette used to its full potential as a space for LGBTIQ+ emerging artists and independent performing arts.”

Show titleShow typeDate & timeTickets*
Design Fringe Keynote Talk & Industry Networking NightPanel discussionFriday 7 October, 6pmFree
Moonteeth VisualisedLive music, multimediaFriday 7 October, 9pm$15 Full & Conc.
$12 Mob Tickets
Lies We Tell Ourselves to Sleep at NightTheatreThursday 13 October, 7.30pm
Friday 14 October, 9pm Sunday 16 October, 9pm
$25 Full
$20 Concession
$15 Mob Tickets
An Evening with BrendaCabaretFriday 14 October to Sunday 16 October, 6pm$29 Full
$20 Concession $10 Mob Tickets
The Big DComedyFriday 14 October to Sunday 16 October, 7.30pm$26 Full
$19 Concession
$19 Mob Tickets
ShapeshiftingWords & ideas, spoken wordSaturday 15 October, 3pm$12.50 Full
Free Conc.
Free Mob Tickets
Fierce-GentleTheatreSaturday 15 October, 9pm$24 Full
$20 Concession
$17 Mob Tickets
Rainbow Singalong StorytimeKids, Interactive, Music Sunday 16 October, 11am & 1pm$20 Full & Conc. $10 Mob Tickets
Cheers, Queers!ComedyThursday 20 October to Sunday 23 October, 6pm$29 Full
$25 Concession
$23 Mob Tickets
The Shy ManifestoTheatreThursday 20 October to Sunday 23 October, 7.30pm$25 Full & Conc.
$15 Mob Tickets
An Unknown SongTheatreThursday 20 October to Saturday 22 October, 9pm$29 Full
$25 Concession $25 Mob Tickets
Strange Bedfellows: First Nations Fashion vs Inclusive ArchitectureWords & ideasSunday 23 October, 4pmFree
*Mob Tickets are discounted for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples