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The Big HOO-HAA!
Fast, furious and funny, The Big HOO-HAA! is Melbourne's longest-running and best-loved weekly impro comedy show. This is a popular show in a tiny theatre: book ahead.
Our weekly piano bar featuring some of Melbourne's best entertainers. Did we mention it's every Friday?
Saturday Piano Bar
Every Saturday night from 10pm come join us and our most wonderful host for a night of singing and merriment in the free Saturday Piano Bar.
Funny Music Mondays
Comedy rock duo PickUp hosts a new line-up every week. Entry is free and if it’s funny and it’s musical; it’s here.
No solos, no microphones, no auditions, and no show ponies – just a big group sing of some of the best pop music on the planet.
Wickedly fun Burlesque Life Drawing on Tuesdays.
Starting in August
Feuding bridesmaids, a missing dress, a StepMonster stealing everyone’s thunder and a rash that threatens the one photo that will be taken to capture the day.
This will be one wedding people will be talking about for quite some time!
Lucy Gransbury: Drama
Ever fought Voldemort? Got stuck on a dinosaur island? Exploded a comet to save the world while Ben Affleck sleeps with your daughter Liv Tyler? Ugh. Life is SO boring...
Sketch Me Like One of Your French Girls
Your heart will go on for the return season of this solo-sketch-comedy-thingy from wobble-faced Raw Comedy state finalist David Massingham
Follow ad industry insider, Jenna Featherstone, on a musical journey through the highs and lows of this controversial, mind boggling but ultimately thrilling industry.
Consistency is Key: A Story of Redemption
Morgan has consistently come second her whole life.
With the help of her new coach, she is coming out of retirement one last time to ace the ‘Cali-criteria’ and finally win that career defining glass trophy!
Further Tales of a Catastrophist
Following her return to the stage last year, Katie Cullinan, self-confessed over thinker, stressor and worrier has decided to share more of her “catastrophisms”.
Peter the Painter
Peter’s an ordinary hard working aussie bloke; a funny bastard.
Peter’s story is raw, confronting and bloody hilarious.
Starting in September
Conor Fenelon: Conflicted
With his trademark love-able irreverent style Conor Fenelon - Comedian riffs on dating, social anxiety and substance abuse in his edgy new show.
Furfur the Ragged
A former folk hero, fleeing from the people he once served, lays bare his many tales before his avian travelling companion.
Fast, fierce and funny; The Critic is an incisive look into the world of theatre, criticism and just how worthwhile our opinions actually are.
Confessions from the Bell Jar
A musical journey through the life and work of Sylvia Plath and her influence on a contemporary gay man’s own struggles with depression and social isolation.
When they’re together, they each hate the other. When they’re apart, they miss them. John and India are in a “Flicker Relationship”
Ginger and Tonic: Gays of our Lives
Acclaimed a cappella girl gang Ginger and Tonic are putting their signature spin on a glittery canon of iconic hits.
A Tradie Cabaret
Russel 'Rusty' Bell isn't your typical tradie. Every day he's fangin' out jobs left, right and centre. Yet, underneath his Hi-Vis exterior beats the heart of a broadway star.
The Subtle Art of Online Dating
An hour of sketch comedy packed full of swiping, snacking and pick up lines so bad, you’ll wish you swiped left!
How Gay Am I?
A multimedia, multiple character solo show with storytelling, comedy, singing and dancing that will send you home Gay, gay-ranteed!
Tuck Shop Ladies – All rhyme, no reason
Ever wondered why there are no baby pigeons? Bought something dodgy on the internet lately? Tuck Shop Ladies explore these, and a few other of life’s pertinent issues, with nothing but a couple of ukuleles, three chords, and the truth.
Rosy Carrick has to build a time machine – because her future self has already done so and is now stuck 100 years in the past…
Created on the clock behind a real reception desk, Temporary reveals endless humour in the mundane 9- to-5.
A cabaret about animals that have been driven to extinction and those on the verge of extinction.
A new musical comedy about superheroes struggling to keep their secret identities secret.
The Living Room
A Comedy of Grief.
An absurd and physical jaunt brimming with existential phone calls, impaired dancing and the love of a goldfish.
Anna Piper Scott: Queer and Present Danger
An empowering comedy show all about debunking trans myths, the blunt truths about queer life and how to go through puberty two separate times.
What's That Smell?
Go on an adventure with your favourite stupid and sexy duo, Slinky & Kinky Malinki.
I Was Birthed From An Egg In A Crater On Uranus
Trying her extraterrestrial best to blend in, follow this martian misfit as she navigates the perils of conformity and probes what it means to be human.
Billy vs the Internet
A comedic tale of one man's quest for online superstardom
Boss Octopus: Sketch Comedy
A show 65 million years in the making (that may have nothing to do with dinosaurs, zombies, or love).
The Will To Be
A one-man show exploring homosexuality, shame and legacy in 1960s Australia, supported by the words of William Shakespeare.
Artemis: Utter Mess
A one-hour, one-enby musical comedy about having too many adjectives.
Starring powerhouse performance artist Clare Elizabeth Dea, her courage, original songs and electric storytelling will captivate, entertain and inspire you.
Patrick Collins is Melbourne’s only bisexual/comedian/magician/mime but is happy to be proven wrong.
Cousin Tara's Intervention Variety Hour
Join Cousin Tara and special guest every night for a raging hour of eclectic cabaret, brilliant comedy and original music.
I'm not even mad about it
Growing up in country Victoria with a truck driving step dad whose military parenting techniques made Luke long for the times where finger knitting and pressing flowers with nan were an afternoon treat.
Death of the Soprano
Once upon a time, soprano singers used be cool, worshiped, adored. They were the Beyoncés of 1872. What... happened?
Starting in October
After a hugely successful Adelaide Fringe debut Phillip Lee Curtis returns to The Butterfly Club in this one off exclusive!
Innes Lloyd: Monty Python’s 50th Birthday Show
Innes Lloyd with the assistance of special musical guest Caleb Garfinkel will present a tribute to the famous sketches, catchy/naughty music and genius of Terry, John, Eric, Graham, Micheal and Terry
Love of my Life!
Soprano Ayşe Göknur Shanal will join forces with pianist Ashley Hribar to present an extraordinary evening of some of the most beautiful songs by Queen.
Starting Over (again...)
An exploration of the confusion, the AHA moments and general madness of dealing with our fellow humans.
One hour of sexy , funny and deeply moving moments starring two of the country’s most exiting young talents, Samuel Welsh and Isaac Broadbent.
The Bloody Truth
A dark, honest, and hilarious confession of the humanity we hide with a witty, original and visceral score by Nicole Herreen
The Lady of the Swamp
This is a musical. It is a true story. It involves theft, murder and corruption at the top of the new Australian bank and legal world.
A sharp two-hander by Kurt Pimblett that flips the script on gay masculinity, Boyfriend Twins, the Elektra Complex, and your hastily-deleted search history.
One Life, One Love, One Direction
Meet Harrietta, a teenage girl in 2062 who travels back in time to learn how to be an ultimate fan girl from her grandmother, an old school One Direction fanatic
Bathsheba: Queen of Hollywood
Bathsheba - a witch and not-yet-apprehended serial killer - is an optimistic (albeit unstable) aspiring starlet who moves to Los Angeles in the hopes of becoming a big, big star.
Starting in November
A musical celebration of the anthems, love songs and big band hits that shaped the first half of the 20th Century.
Four vignettes, exploring the lives of four people and how they’re all interconnected. The one thing they all have in common: sex!
The Madwomen Monologues
The Madwomen are back for a ninth season of brilliant monologues showcasing the work of emerging writers.
The Fancy Man
Tom’s glowing career is in tatters. He’s moved back home and into his childhood bedroom. Middle-aged and mid-breakdown, his mind begins to unravel
Into the Glade
Join us on a musical mystical journey into the forests of our dreams and desires.
Her Hour Upon The Stage
This angsty feminist adaptation employs wit and sarcasm to examine the dark ideas within, and academic theory surrounding, one of Shakespeare’s most famous works.
Broadway Obsessive Disorder
Come join Emily a life-time sufferer of this disease as she shares (and sings) through the highs & lows of this unknown problem.
Starting in December
Mozart & Salieri
Myth or murder? Did the composer Antonio Salieri murder his friend and colleague Wolfgang Mozart, or is it just an urban legend?
Soaring through each brilliantly constructed, gin-soaked and smoky ditty Winehouse ever wrote, plus some killer covers, this cabaret paints a stunning portrait of Amy and revokes the spirit of an incredible artist the world lost too soon.