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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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Bad Dylan

Worn down by the weight of too many years on the road, the truth isn’t something easily recalled. What isn’t a lie is myth and Bad Dylan has many stories to tell.

NEXT ON TODAY 7:00 PM
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'Tis The Season...

Bailey and Bonnie present their annual Christmas Cabaret for the whole family on Christmas Day. But this year, they have a mission; For this Xmas to be the first year where no one gets hit, cries or calls the police.

NEXT ON TODAY 7:00 PM
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It’s Not Me, It’s Definitely You

Lisa Woodbrook is taking dating to a whole new level. Offering sound advice for those looking for love in the age of swiping right, consecutive ghosting and when meeting someone ‘organically’ is as rare as actually paying for Netflix.

NEXT ON TODAY 8:30 PM
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Innes Lloyd: A Very DIE HARD Christmas

With games, quizzes, high octane re-enactments and of course 'Fun Facts' this show is guaranteed to make you scream "Yippee Ki Yay..."

NEXT ON TODAY 8:30 PM
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Funny Music Mondays

Comedy rock duo PickUp hosts a new line-up every week. Entry is free and the bar is open throughout. If it’s funny and it’s musical; it’s here.

NEXT ON MON 17 DEC 6:00 PM
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A Christmas Tale

This fresh, exciting work is inspired by real-life conversations and stories about Christmas from women across Australia.

NEXT ON MON 17 DEC 7:00 PM
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The Seventh Annual Mama Alto Holiday Special

Gender transcendent diva, jazz singer and cabaret artiste Mama Alto returns with a constellation of special guests for her much beloved yuletide tradition.

NEXT ON MON 17 DEC 8:30 PM
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Glee Club

No solos, no microphones, no auditions, and no show ponies – just a big group sing of some of the best pop music on the planet.

NEXT ON TUE 18 DEC 6:30 PM
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You are a great listener.

Join us for a drink, a show, or both. Or several of both.

Established in 1999 the Club is the best place to see young rising stars, household names, and the odd big fancy superstar who misses the feeling of performing to an intimate crowd.

We have between two and eight shows every night, our program changes weekly, new shows come up daily, and it’s perfectly ok to make visiting a habit.

Our bars serve award-winning cocktails in rooms decked out by an enormous collection of kitsch.

Producers, we want your shows.

With over 1100 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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Gift Vouchers

Give your friends the choice to come see any one show (regardless of ticket price) and pick a drink from our menu. At $50 per person, it's a great way to give people you love a night they'll love.

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Our members enjoy $1 off every drink, discounted tickets to most of our shows, and a pretty membership card (ooooh).

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