Hello there.

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.

Our Shows

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Tableau Noir

Tableau Noir

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.

NEXT ON TODAY 7:00 PM
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Drawing Straws

Drawing Straws

Wickedly fun Burlesque Life Drawing on Tuesdays.

NEXT ON TOMORROW 7:30 PM
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Thirsty Thursdays - Piano Bar

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.

NEXT ON THU 07 JUL 8:45 PM
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The Big HOO-HAA!

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.

NEXT ON FRI 08 JUL 8:30 PM
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The Loveys at Large

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!

NEXT ON SAT 09 JUL 5:30 PM
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The Saturday Experiment: The Australian O-Pun

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.

NEXT ON SAT 09 JUL 8:30 PM
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Lucky Strip

Lucky Strip

Four performers dazzle with their signature acts then go head to head in a Lucky Strip to songs randomly drawn by the audience.

NEXT ON SAT 09 JUL 10:00 PM
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Puppets

Puppets

An hour of existential crisis and millennial dread through the lens of dating, whilst simultaneously destroying your happy childhood memories.

NEXT ON MON 11 JUL 7:00 PM
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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.

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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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