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.
One Act Play Festival 2024
It's here! A celebration of exceptional works in a single act, featuring six original titles to captivate and inspire.
Mar 4 - 23 2024
Ivy Amore, spy, heart-breaker and international woman of mystery, is looking for love...
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 Saturday Experiment: Chaos Factory
The most chaotic game show in Melbourne!
Fresno: In Concert
Fresno follows the story of a bartender named JJ and his best friend (and boss) Sam going through struggles of love, loyalty and loss.
An annual hottest 100 listening party turns sinister when friends accidentally tune into a mysterious radio signal.
Wickedly fun Burlesque Life Drawing on Tuesdays.
What’s the best way to flirt with a uni crush? Find out in this queer coming of age mystery.
Sustainable Stand Up
This comedy show stars a bunch of smart, lovely people who are making the world better and are performing a loving form of stand up comedy for the first or second time.
Comedy Festival 2024
Our Melbourne International Comedy Festival program is on sale and it's simply huge.
With a whopping 224 performances and the not-so-humble brag of having staged last year's Most Outstanding show, this is where you'll find the best comedy in town.
Mar 25 - Apr 21 2024
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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.
Tribute Festival EOIs
Calling all creatives, tragics, nostalgics, and tribute aficionados! We're on the hunt for captivating acts that honour icons across all genres and eras for our festival in May 2024.
Applications close 24 March 2024
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Help us out
If you are in a generous mood, please consider supporting our work with a donation! Every little bit goes a long way in helping us stage independent artists, and provide a great place for musicians, writers, singers, actors, techs, and so many more to develop their craft.