Part-theatre, part-standup, part-PowerPoint Presentation. One lecturer desperately tries to prove a popular 'Grease' fan theory: that Sandy drowns in the opening beach sequence and the rest of the film is her coma fantasy.
4, 7 & 8 May
Bending the Bars: 40 Years Since Decriminalisation
An exhibition commemorating a historic reform curated by Andrew Gaynor. Bending the Bars shares the stories and processes that led to the passing of a historic law reform, through the words and experiences of key participants.
5 Feb-16 May | Wed-Sun 10am-6pm
CLEave is created by the winner of the Bundoora Homestead Art Centre Award at the 2020 Midsumma Australia Post Art Award; EO Gill. The video follows two performers set in a sequence of ambiguous scenes, performed with changes in emphasis, intonation and camera placement.
7 April - 26 June
Becoming You: An Incomplete Guide Exhibition
Immigration Museum’s new exhibition Becoming You: An Incomplete Guide celebrates pivotal coming-of-age moments through the real-life stories from 72 contributors, including Adolfo Aranjuez, Andreja Pejic, Frances Cannon, Jax Jacki Brown, Karen from Finance, Noel Tovey and Nevo Zisin.
9 Apr-5 May | Daily 10am-5pm
Events that are 100% ONLINE
We know that some of us can't get to Midsumma Festival events just yet, so we have created a guide to the events in our festival that are 100% online, on-demand or livestreamed. Image: Low Brows and High Hopes
Midsumma Pride March date announced: 23 May 2021
Midsumma Pride March 2021 will return to Fitzroy St, St Kilda on Sunday 23 May 2021.
23 May 2021
Keep up to date with Midsumma COVID-19 Updates
This page will be continuously updated as we evolve Midsumma Festival 2021.
Last update 6 Nov 2020
Midsumma Festival Live at the Bowl
A queer soirée from your own home! Live from the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Midsumma Festival and Arts Centre Melbourne present a diverse line-up of LGBTQIA+ artists and communities. Image: Sheldon Riley by Alisha Poor
Midsumma's Virtual Stalls
On this map you can discover LGBTQIA+ organisations, groups and businesses, as well as supporting businesses and organisations who support and serve our communities year-round. To use this map, hover over the icons to explore who's in our virtual world.
We invited artists to create a visual image in response to their favourite Midsumma Festival memory.Memory Lane
Midsumma Music, Arts, Performance and TheatreWhats On
Watch the PRIDE MARCH livestream
Midsumma Pride March 2021 will return to Fitzroy St, St Kilda on Sunday 23 May 2021 with 8000 marchers. You can watch the livestream on Midsumma's Facebook page from 10:45am.Midsumma Pride March - Livestream
News and Reviews
Midsumma is very proud of its artists and producers. Here's the scoop on many events from some of the great media supporting the 2021 Midsumma Festival.2021 News and Reviews