The Butterfly Club is a small theatre in the heart of Melbourne. We have plenty of shows, award-winning foyer bars, and an enormous collection of kitsch.
Follow a noir detective as he explores his past, his loves, and his demise, using music, magic, and mime to tell the story - devised by Aiden McHarg.
Wickedly fun Burlesque Life Drawing on Tuesdays.
Thirsty Thursdays - Piano Bar
Our free entry sing-along piano bar hosted by Trevot Jones! Put in a request, have a delicious drink, sing along to some of the greatest tunes on the planet.
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.
The Loveys at Large
The Loveys are on tour. Having just played at the Festival of Voices in Tassie, the four women are coming to Melbourne!
The Saturday Experiment: The Australian O-Pun
The comedy champs at The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne are causing a racquet this July with a tournament like no other. Love puns? You’ll have a ball.
Four performers dazzle with their signature acts then go head to head in a Lucky Strip to songs randomly drawn by the audience.
An hour of existential crisis and millennial dread through the lens of dating, whilst simultaneously destroying your happy childhood memories.
Producers, we want your shows.
With over 1200 performances every year, we are always on the lookout for new shows. If you are a producer (or self-produced artist) we’d love to hear from you.
With no minimum hire fee, free rehearsals, free front-of-house, free merch sales, and other assorted perks, the Club is a great place to get your work on stage without breaking the bank.
Help us out
It's been a tough couple of years. If you are the heir to a mining fortune, or if you happen to have a secure job and some cash to spare, please consider throwing some our way on GoFundMe:
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