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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.

Our Shows

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Best of Creatures

Best of Creatures

Picked Last For Sport presents a night full of the best songs from their hit cabarets Creatures of the Night, Creatures of the Deep and Creatures Lost.

NEXT ON TODAY 5:30 PM
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The Return of Grazie Fibonacci

The Return of Grazie Fibonacci

A collision of everyday life, pop culture and the surreal, this is a solo sketch comedy with heart, soul and a little afterlife.

NEXT ON TODAY 7:00 PM
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The Saturday Experiment: by The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne

The Saturday Experiment: by The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne

Expect fresh formats, brand new plot twists, and radical comedic one-liners, songs and laughs – all delivered in one action-packed hour by a who’s who cast of Melbourne’s best comedic talent.

NEXT ON TODAY 8:30 PM
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Issue 1. The Improvised Superhero Movie

Issue 1. The Improvised Superhero Movie

A talented cast of improvisers will bring into existence an Improvised Superhero Movie before your very eyes, no matter what universe it exists in.

NEXT ON TODAY 10:00 PM
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Saturday Piano Bar

Saturday Piano Bar

Every Saturday night from 10pm come join us and our most wonderful host for a night of singing and merriment in the free Saturday Piano Bar.

NEXT ON TODAY 10:00 PM
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Mozart & Salieri

Mozart & Salieri

Myth or murder? Did the composer Antonio Salieri murder his friend and colleague Wolfgang Mozart, or is it just an urban legend for conspiracy buffs?

NEXT ON MON 09 DEC 7:00 PM
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Cabaret Entrée

Cabaret Entrée

Five finalists present 10-minute snippets of their self-devised cabarets.

NEXT ON MON 09 DEC 7:00 PM
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Glee Club

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 10 DEC 6:30 PM
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Home of Indie Theatre

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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Become a member

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

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