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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.

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Move On

Move On

Starring the graduating Musical Theatre Company of 2022 at the Victorian College of the Arts, exploring the music that shaped who they are and what they may become.

NEXT ON TODAY 8:30 PM
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Thirsty Thursdays - Piano Bar

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.

NEXT ON TOMORROW 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 19 AUG 8:30 PM
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Mystery Radio Theatre

Mystery Radio Theatre

Every month a new scripted murder mystery in a completely different genre. Be transported back to the bygone world of classic radio plays.

NEXT ON SAT 20 AUG 7:00 PM
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The Saturday Experiment: Rap About It

The Saturday Experiment: Rap About It

The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne drops an occupational hip hop odyssey, in a full-length improvised hip hop musical where your suggestions are king.

NEXT ON SAT 20 AUG 8:30 PM
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Drawing Straws

Drawing Straws

Wickedly fun Burlesque Life Drawing on Tuesdays.

NEXT ON TUE 23 AUG 7:30 PM
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Friends of Mine

Friends of Mine

A new, original one woman play exploring self doubt - by Kim McCreanor

NEXT ON WED 24 AUG 7:00 PM
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Murder Village: An Improvised Whodunnit

Murder Village: An Improvised Whodunnit

Step into the world of a classic English murder mystery, complete with mysterious characters, devilish red herrings, clever clues, and an amateur sleuth always on hand to outsmart local law officials and solve the case themselves.

NEXT ON SAT 27 AUG 8:30 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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