SEVEN SHOWS TO SEE THIS MONTH

Time Out (Melbourne) - - ARTS & CULTURE -

7 Je­sus Christ Su­per­star

Rob Mills car­ries the cross in the Lloyd Web­ber / Rice mu­si­cal. Gale Ed­wards di­rects, and Trevor Ash­ley camps it up as Herod. à Arts Cen­tre Mel­bourne, 100 St Kilda Rd, St Kilda 3004. 1300 182 183. www.arts cen­tremel­bourne.com.au. $25-$139. Jul 29-Aug 13.

6 Di and Viv and Rose

MTC stages this West End hit about three stu­dents who share a flat in the ’80s and re­main friends as their lives take them in dif­fer­ent di­rec­tions. à South­bank Theatre, 140 South­bank Blvd, South­bank 3006. 03 8688 0800. www. mtc.com.au. $82-$121. Aug 12-Sep 16. 5 The Way Out This new play by Josephine Collins is set around a coun­try pub in a dystopian fu­ture and ex­plores en­vi­ron­men­tal and so­cial is­sues. à Red Stitch Ac­tors Theatre, Rear 2 Chapel St, St Kilda 3183. 03 9533 8083. www.red stitch.net. $20-$49. Aug 22-Sep 24.

4 Look­ing Glass

Mel­bourne play­wright Louris van de Geer ex­plores the idea our iden­ti­ties are in­formed by other peo­ple’s per­cep­tions of us. àforty­five­down­stairs, 45 Flin­ders Ln, Mel­bourne 3000. 03 9662 9966. www. forty­five­down­stairs.com. $25-$38. Aug 2-13. 3 The Book of Mor­mon By the mak­ers of South Park and Frozen, this award­win­ning mu­si­cal farce fol­lows two Mor­mons who travel to Uganda to con­vert a vil­lage. à Princess Theatre, 163 Spring St, Mel­bourne 3000. 1300 723 038. bookof­mor­mon mu­si­cal.com.au. $77-$155. Un­til Nov 5. 2 Aladdin Dis­ney’s car­toon-tostage Broad­way hit about a boy, an un­corked spirit and an aero­dy­namic rug con­tin­ues its run. à Her Majesty’s Theatre, 219 Ex­hi­bi­tion St, Mel­bourne 3000. liveshows.dis­ney. com.au/aladdin-the­mu­si­cal. $75-$195. Un­til Nov 19.

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