COVID-19 Update

Following the government's ban on enclosed gatherings announced on Wednesday 18 March, the Club is closed until May 17 pending further review of government decisions.

If you have tickets to one of our shows in that period, we are going to be in touch to arrange a refund or (if you prefer) move your booking to later in the year. We are a small team, keep an eye on your email and please be patient as we reach out.

Look after yourselves, be kind to the very many people who are now wondering whether they will have a place to live as their jobs disappear, and support one another during this historical crisis.

If you happen to be at all in a position to help, please consider supporting The Butterfly Club by donating today.

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CWA – Country Witches Association

CWA – Country Witches Association

Musician Áine Tyrrell and comedian Mandy Nolan bring dangerous dialogues and uncomfortable collaborations to the boil!

NEXT ON MON 25 MAY 8:30 PM
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Cabaret Abnormal

Cabaret Abnormal

Step inside, there's nowhere to hide! Melbourne has a new monthly cabaret in town, presenting some of the weirdest acts that are sure to creep you out...and turn you on at the same time!

NEXT ON THU 28 MAY 8:30 PM
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Disenchanted: A Cabaret of Twisted Fairy Tales

Disenchanted: A Cabaret of Twisted Fairy Tales

Learn the twisted truth: why the wolf was in Grandma’s bed, how the golden egg-laying Goose was revolutionised, why Bluebeard’s six wives died unnoticed… and so much more.

NEXT ON MON 01 JUN 8:30 PM
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Anna Piper Scott: Queer & Present Danger

Anna Piper Scott: Queer & Present Danger

Golden Gibbo nominee and fierce queen of the stand-up scene is here to destroy myths about transgender people and make you cry-laugh while doing it.

NEXT ON MON 08 JUN 8:30 PM
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Unbridled

Unbridled

Through music, comedy and mind bending performance art their stories will unfold, to take the audience on a journey to the Un-Wedding of the year.

NEXT ON MON 15 JUN 7:00 PM
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Sometimes Fossils Just Go Missing

Sometimes Fossils Just Go Missing

Includes tasteful yet daring fart jokes (really only one but it earns its keep), efficiently descriptive montages and a biting takedown of trendy bullshit. The power of friendship gets some airtime as well. Five stars.

NEXT ON MON 15 JUN 8:30 PM
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You Can’t Escape an Aussie Boy

You Can’t Escape an Aussie Boy

An insightful trip into the bravado, insecurity and ego of an Aussie Boy's mind; and the
social pressures he can't escape.

NEXT ON MON 22 JUN 7:00 PM
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Scary Goats Tour

Scary Goats Tour

A new Australian comedy-horror written by Chloe Towan. You’ll laugh, you’ll scream, and you’ll learn some fun facts about goats!

NEXT ON MON 22 JUN 8:30 PM
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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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