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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 TOMORROW 8:00 PM
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Fab Fridays

Our free weekly piano bar featuring some of Melbourne's best entertainers. Did we mention it's free?

NEXT ON TOMORROW 10:30 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 29 MAY 6:30 PM
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Drawing Straws

Wickedly fun Burlesque Life Drawing on Tuesdays.

NEXT ON TUE 29 MAY 7:30 PM
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Starting in May

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Rowan Thambar: 23

Rowan Thambar blends musical comedy and big-hearted stand-up on his journey to discover the kind of man he wants to be.

NEXT ON TODAY 7:00 PM
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In Flagrante: Neo Burlesque

Dealing up lonely North Korean traffic girls, wet nurse fetishes and steam punk super heroines. In Flagrante takes burlesque to a whole new level.

NEXT ON TODAY 8:30 PM
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Wizard Actors: A Brief History of Magic

From the great Merlin, right up to a certain boy who lived, it’s everything you wanted to know about The History of Magic but were too bored to ask in Professor Binns’ class.

NEXT ON TODAY 7:00 PM
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Electro Girl

A fast paced, edgy, and comedic tale of Lainie's relationship with her brain.

NEXT ON MON 28 MAY 7:00 PM
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Preview Season: A Migrant's Son

Created by Michaela Burger (Exposing Edith), this preview to be premiered at this year's Adelaide Cabaret Festival explores Greek settlement in South Australia through the tale of a poor migrant’s son.

NEXT ON MON 28 MAY 8:30 PM
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Starting in June

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Marveled: An Original Parody Cabaret

Phill Davies (a passionate fan) explores his own imagination, inspired by his favourite universe of heroes, all under the spotlight of epic proportion and staging.

NEXT ON MON 04 JUN 7:00 PM
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Matthew Floyd Jones in - Richard Carpenter is Close to You

The smash hit, sell out theatrical comedy of Edinburgh Fringe 2017 comes to Melbourne for a strictly limited season.

NEXT ON TUE 12 JUN 8:30 PM
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The Bear + On The Dangers of Smoking

Two of Chekhov’s short comedic vaudevilles – The Bear and On the Dangers of Smoking – are presented side by side in new versions, including the world’s first-ever rhyming verse adaptation of The Bear.

NEXT ON MON 18 JUN 7:00 PM
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Here’s to my Ecz

Life is awkward with a rash. It’s awkward without one too. Sarah is on a quest for happiness, love and above all else finding a scratch for every itch.

NEXT ON WED 20 JUN 7:00 PM
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Sustainable Stand Up - Melbourne

This show stars a bunch of smart, lovely people who are working to make the world better, and who are doing stand up comedy for the first time.

NEXT ON SAT 23 JUN 5:15 PM
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A Trip Down Memory Laneway

Melbourne is the love of Daniel Burt’s life. And, like any romance, he’s obsessed with its history and spends too much time stalking people from its past. After a sell-out comedy festival season, Daniel returns to spill the secrets on his crush.

NEXT ON MON 25 JUN 8:30 PM
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Swakhi Rahedi: Intuition

Swakhi Rahedi performs a series of original contemporary modern music, created to the backdrop of contemporary art. Intimate and visually supported.

NEXT ON THU 28 JUN 7:00 PM
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Starting in July

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Sleightly Funny Magic Show

Bodane Hatten has surprised and delighted audiences with his comedy magic all over the world.

NEXT ON MON 02 JUL 7:00 PM
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Comic Psychic: Are You There Michael Jackson?

Madame Elbac the comic psychic is back. She will be attempting to contact ‘The most famous Michael Jackson’ in between swigs of vodka, audience readings, music, songs and metaphysical mumbo jumbo.

NEXT ON MON 02 JUL 7:00 PM
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Revenge

Irene Nicola takes on the patriarchy, politicians, late-stage capitalism and inequality in this in-your-face performance that has the entire audience cheering.

NEXT ON MON 02 JUL 8:30 PM
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Miley, Moon Unit & Me

Tegan Jones takes audiences on a journey of the relationships between fathers and their daughters, focusing on female vocalists and the fathers who inspired them to sing

NEXT ON MON 02 JUL 8:30 PM
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Ilana Charnelle: Play Nice

After years of biting her tongue, the claws are finally out as she tackles rejection, betrayal and even Jesus with her biting wit and smouldering charm.

NEXT ON THU 05 JUL 5:30 PM
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Insanity

A darkly humoured and self-deprecating one-woman cabaret about the trials of dating as a feminist in the modern world. Isobel Yates picks apart the age-old difficulty of combining feminism and Tinder, and reveals where she has gone embarrassingly wrong in the past so you can laugh and cringe along with her.

NEXT ON MON 09 JUL 7:00 PM
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Anxiety Blows!

An honest, funny and emotional hour of story-telling and cabaret, with half a bottle of Chardonnay left over.

NEXT ON MON 09 JUL 7:00 PM
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An Evening with Madame

An evening of reckless-abandon, rousing ballads and the European flamboyance of a Eurovision special.

NEXT ON MON 09 JUL 8:30 PM
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Woman - It's a Mother of A Cabaret

A humorous and heartwarming journey of what it is to be a mother, a career woman, wife and cabaret chanteuse.

NEXT ON MON 09 JUL 8:30 PM
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Trio of Dips: Love Me Tinder

Join the Trio of Dips as they brave this new frontier and try to navigate their hilariously disastrous love lives through musical theatre classics, operetta gems, and pop power ballads.

NEXT ON MON 16 JUL 8:30 PM
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The New Hip with Steve Blackburn

Steve’s patter and trade mark humour connects his songs that are dark, twisted, charming and at times hilarious, personally delivered from the piano stool.

NEXT ON MON 30 JUL 7:00 PM
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Starting in August

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D+TP: On The Road To 2nd… Still

Dave and the Plushies is a soft toy boy band that brings a combination of “boy band” love songs and cheesiness to the industry known as “music”.

NEXT ON MON 06 AUG 7:00 PM
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I'm Not A Monster

From the brilliant mind of James Seamark, an award winning Melbourne playwright, this edgy theatre piece plays with themes that are dark, confronting and taboo.

NEXT ON SAT 11 AUG 8:30 PM
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Make Believe - Children's songs for grown-ups

Like the lovechild of Noni Hazelhurst and your drunk uncle, children's entertainer David Salter sings and slurs his way through a songbook of nostalgic favourites in this adults-only cabaret.

NEXT ON MON 13 AUG 8:30 PM
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Innes vs Lloyd

Comedy duo Innes Lloyd bring their unique brand of wit, charm and humour to their all new show...but this time it's mate against mate, chum against chum, pomp against circumstance.

NEXT ON TUE 14 AUG 6:00 PM
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May Contain Traces of Reading

Mitchell E Roberts introduces you to his alter ego, Robert Mitchell, a man bound by his circumstances (as ridiculous as they are silly) to never speak; but that’s not going to stop him from being a stand-up comedian.

NEXT ON MON 20 AUG 7:00 PM
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What country friends is this?

A new theatre piece featuring Shakespearian heroines and devised by the Byte ensemble and Joachim Matschoss with music by Tom Pitts.

NEXT ON MON 27 AUG 7:00 PM
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Starting in September

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Porn Again Christian

Annie Lee (The Kransky Sisters) explores the plethora of ideological traps we may fall pray to while searching for the meaning of life in this brand new comedy.

NEXT ON MON 03 SEP 8:30 PM
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Starting in October

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Mockingbird

Based on a true story, Lisa Brickell and Siri Embla weave a tale spanning four generations, multiple characters, and various dubious and devilish alter egos.

NEXT ON THU 18 OCT 5:30 PM
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The War of the Worlds Anniversary broadcast

Innes Lloyd pay tribute to Wells, Welles and Wayne and the iconic and infamous War of the Worlds.

NEXT ON MON 29 OCT 7:00 PM
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Starting in November

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The Mighty Littles: FELT Like Murder

Melbourne's favourite impro puppetry troupe The Mighty Littles return with this high-energy, hilarious and completely improvised courtroom drama.

NEXT ON MON 12 NOV 8:30 PM
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The Madwomen Monologues

The Madwomen from Baggage Productions are back for an eighth season of brilliant monologues showcasing the work of emerging writers.

NEXT ON MON 12 NOV 8:30 PM
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Starting in December

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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 SAT 15 DEC 8:30 PM
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