The Merry Wives of Windsor

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Emma Austin & Kate Weston

St Kilda Botanical Gardens

2 - 24 December 2022

Duration: 90 minutes

Melbourne Shakespeare Company are delighted to be returning to the St Kilda Botanical Gardens this December with our brand new musical adaptation of The Merry Wives of Windsor.

This dynamic new reimagining of one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies is a farcical masterpiece filled with double meanings, disguises, and dirty laundry! 



The Tempest

By William Shakespeare

Central Park, Malvern

25 Feb - 12 March 2023

Duration: 90 minutes

After our sell-out season of A Midsummer Night's Dream in March 2022, we are excited to be returning to Central Park with our new musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s final play The Tempest. This 90 minute escapade is filled with all the magic, music and mayhem that you have come to know and love from Melbourne Shakespeare Company and is guaranteed to entertain audiences young and old with its mirth, mystery and magic!  


On a distant island a man waits. Robbed of his position, power and wealth, his enemies have left him in isolation. But this is no ordinary man, and this is no ordinary island. Prospero is a magician, able to control the very elements and bend nature to his will. When a sail appears on the horizon, he reaches out across the ocean to the ship that carries the people  who wronged him. Creating a vast magical storm he wrecks the ship and washes his enemies up on the shore. When they wake, they find themselves lost on a fantastical island where nothing is as it seems.


Who are Melbourne Shakespeare Company?

Melbourne Shakespeare Company are proud to present exciting, engaging contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's classic plays in unique settings across Melbourne.  We are privileged to work with some of Australia's most experienced and talented performers, crew and creatives.