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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.
Our weekly piano bar featuring some of Melbourne's best entertainers. Did we mention it's every Friday?
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.
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.
Wickedly fun Burlesque Life Drawing on Tuesdays.
Starting in June
Alice Tovey: Garbage Monster
An hour of shameless and shame filled observational comedy and razor-sharp original songs.
Maverick Newman - Cheeky
Green Room Award WINNER (Best Original Songs, 2019) Maverick Newman returns to The Butterfly Club for TWO NIGHTS ONLY with a cheeky new show of songs and stories.
Innes Lloyd - The Muppet Movie 40th Birthday Show
Comedy duo Innes Lloyd present their tribute to this film, while exploring the impact the film has made on their lives and the rest of the world.
Hold My Hummus
Chasing a dream is never easy, and Lauren Lee Innis-Youren is no stranger to being told her dreams are impossible.
The Piano Men
An exploration into the unknown stories of historic women pianists, from a successful Australian piano woman, Emma Knights.
Inspired by her own experiences on the psychologist's sofa, the show features original music and adept vocal performances by Ashton Turner, who allows the audience a peek inside her messy brain
A singer, a contemporary dancer and a burlesque artist walk into a room. The director has escaped from the circus. The MC is nowhere to be seen. It's cabaret...kind of. With donuts.
Starting in July
Women of the White House
An all-singing, all-dancing, part drag, all wigs, tell-all expose of true facts, fake news, and modern day right wing conservative feminism from inside the big orange world of Trump
The Handsome Jack Experience
Dashing male model turned master magician, Handsome Jack has gone from impossibly good-looking to simply impossible.
Taco Knight in: A Knight’s Taco
An all-original songbook of double bass comedy, with observations from tattoos to tofu, Peppa Pig to pastries and bisexuality to beast-mode.
Lucy Darling: Indulgence
Lucy Darling is a stunning and hilarious creature known the world over for her wit, her charm and her exceptionally good hair.
Join Siobhan Judge as she over-shares stories from her birth, unique childhood and the alarming number of mild cults she has been a part of.
I Hope it's Not Raining in London
A contemporary, hybrid-experimental theatre piece which sets out to explore our perceived realities and the effects of trauma.
The Princess Party Singalong
Calling all Princesses to the Princess party singalong.
A couple on a balcony reflect on their relationship, the day before their anniversary.
A wicked retelling of the Greek classic with a few diversions as three desperate, confused actors attempt to claim the glittering prize at the Dionysian Drama Festival without killing each other first.
Beauty In The Beast
In a whirlwind of fairy tales sold to us since birth, Simone Spittle showcases her signature comedic and conversational song-writing in a collection of funny, moving and honest reality checks.
Adam and Eve are really digging paradise. They are so happy, SO happy. Here, there’s no judgment. No shame. It’s the perfect place for some relentless fornication. But nothing that good lasts long.
Ross Daniels: One Small Trip
A comic character spectacle in which a cut-rate Australian space agency has decided to return us to the moon.
Kevin Peterson’s Stand Up Show
Kevin Peterson is an up and coming theatre-maker. Whatever that is. Arts degree under his belt, he’s living the illustrious independent theatre life.
Part comedy, part Avant Garde theatre, and part existentialist nightmare.
The Madwoman with the Mannequin
The Australian theatrical premiere of a stunning Mexican production that looks at mental health, existential anguish, and dismantling the patriarchy.
If you love folk music, you will love this show. If you hate folk music, you’ll love it even more. Everyone enjoys good roots, and Warmwaters stand ready to folk you right up with their songs of romance and other issues.
Starting in August
Law & Order: PTV
An autobiographical theatre piece made up of verbatim excerpts of diary entries, navigating their often contradictory and fickle relationships to sex and romance.
Kit Goodman! A Good Man
There's a killer on the loose, terrorising the streets of Melbourne by travelling on public transport without a valid ticket.
An intimate exploration of two incompatible men who still have a love, but are unsure how to continue through their differences.
Feuding bridesmaids, a missing dress, a StepMonster stealing everyone’s thunder and a rash that threatens the one photo that will be taken to capture the day.
This will be one wedding people will be talking about for quite some time!
Sketch Me Like One of Your French Girls
Your heart will go on for the return season of this solo-sketch-comedy-thingy from wobble-faced Raw Comedy state finalist David Massingham
Follow ad industry insider, Jenna Featherstone, on a musical journey through the highs and lows of this controversial, mind boggling but ultimately thrilling industry.
Consistency is Key: A Story of Redemption
Morgan has consistently come second her whole life.
With the help of her new coach, she is coming out of retirement one last time to ace the ‘Cali-criteria’ and finally win that career defining glass trophy!
Further Tales of a Catastrophist
Following her return to the stage last year, Katie Cullinan, self-confessed over thinker, stressor and worrier has decided to share more of her “catastrophisms”.
Starting in September
I'm not even mad about it
Growing up in country Victoria with a truck driving step dad whose military parenting techniques made Luke long for the times where finger knitting and pressing flowers with nan were an afternoon treat.
Starting in October
Innes Lloyd: Monty Python’s 50th Birthday Show
Innes Lloyd with the assistance of special musical guest Caleb Garfinkel will present a tribute to the famous sketches, catchy/naughty music and genius of Terry, John, Eric, Graham, Micheal and Terry
Starting in November
A musical celebration of the anthems, love songs and big band hits that shaped the first half of the 20th Century.
Four vignettes, exploring the lives of four people and how they’re all interconnected. The one thing they all have in common: sex!
The Madwomen Monologues
The Madwomen are back for a ninth season of brilliant monologues showcasing the work of emerging writers.
The Fancy Man
Tom’s glowing career is in tatters. He’s moved back home and into his childhood bedroom. Middle-aged and mid-breakdown, his mind begins to unravel
Into the Glade
Join us on a musical mystical journey into the forests of our dreams and desires.
Her Hour Upon The Stage
This angsty feminist adaptation employs wit and sarcasm to examine the dark ideas within, and academic theory surrounding, one of Shakespeare’s most famous works.