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.
Celebrating 40 years of Melbourne Fringe with a metric ton of outstanding shows, for three packed weeks from October 3 to 23 😍
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A magic show within a ritual spell to forever change the way you view the world. Laugh, cry, book therapy. You will never be the same.
Wickedly fun Burlesque Life Drawing on Tuesdays.
KOVID RAT KABARET
A KOVID RAT in isolation on a treadmill of self-exploration, craving a thrill of a rat race rage. Yet once released back into race, the other rats’ shit it cannot face and scuttles back into his cage.
This Show’s Not About You
Thomas Bleach wants to make sure everyone knows that he has an ex boyfriend, and that his life is like an early 2000’s Katherine Heigl movie.
Thirsty Thursdays - Piano Bar
Our free entry sing-along piano bar hosted by Trevor Jones! Put in a request, have a delicious drink, sing along to some of the greatest tunes on the planet.
Dust off your f*** me pumps, spruce up the beehive and immerse yourself in the soaring legend that is the tale of Miss Amy Winehouse.
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.
Buy the Cow
Getting married is always a huge production. Getting married in the middle of a global pandemic is just asking for trouble!
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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