VIEWING BY MONTH
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 free weekly piano bar featuring some of Melbourne's best entertainers. Did we mention it's free?
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.
Funny Music Mondays
Comedy rock duo PickUp hosts a new line-up every week. Entry is free and if it’s funny and it’s musical; it’s here.
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 April
Dirty Sexy Opera
Time to have some fun with all the naughty, sexy and downright dirty opera classics.
A quirky play that will make you both laugh and consider the idiosyncrasies of life.
Kirk Dangerous Kills the Prime Minister
Larger-than-life secret agent Kirk Dangerous has been cast adrift from his native reality and stranded in 21st century Victoria. There’s only one way to get home – kill the prime minister.
The Crossing Machine play The Juliet Letters by Elvis Costello
The Crossing Machine, a new exciting string quartet are joined by stalwart tenor Douglas Kelly, to breathe new life into this gorgeous and ambitious album.
Illusion of Time
Master mentalist and mind-reader Dejai Phenix transports you into the impossible realm of mentalism, mind-reading and the manipulation of time.
Starting in May
An original and dynamic one-woman show celebrating the strength and resilience of four Gumbaynggirr women, spanning over 100 years of Australian history.
Nocturnal Fever - Women of Sin
Bringing some of the dirtiest blues back to life, is Melbournes sexiest blues duo, Diamonds and the Blues. With a gorgeous Burlesque artist taking you on their own subversive journey each evening.
Julie & Julia
For one week only Ellie Nunan and Marcia Penman will spill the tea on the Canberra bubble in a night of comedy, musical theatre, and wine.
In 1961, Hannah’s mum, Angela, was in the Australian premiere production of The Sound of Music. The expectations of her generation, including motherhood, stopped her following that career. Now Angela’s retired, Hannah's decided they’re doing a show together.
An original comedy exploring the fragilities of relationships in the face of the apocalypse.
It’s Not Me, It’s Definitely You:
Join Lisa Woodbrook as she explores the ever-evolving dating world.
Offering sound advice for those looking for love in the age of swiping right, ghosting and when commitment can only be found in a museum.
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.
May Contain Traces of Reading
It's stand-up comedy. Without a single spoken word.
Simon Taylor’s Big Fun Variety Show
Big laughs, sweet music, slick magic and more! There will be special guests including stand-up comedians, cabaret artists, magicians and maybe even the occasional celebrity...
The Sisters; or Galileo’s Penance
In the wake of the scandal about their father’s views on science, Galileo’s two illegitimate daughters who became nuns deal with the implications for themselves, their faith and their place in the world.
Alison Paradoxx - Floral Peroxide
Join 2016 South Australian Poetry Slam Champion, Alison Paradoxx, in a dynamic live display of performance poetry, electronic soundscapes, movement, and visual art.
Starting in June
Maggie and Cleopatra have come to audition for a brand new play but find themselves alone in the theatre. And to their annoyance, they discover they've been given different information about the play and the audition.
A sweet yet very real insight into dating, fitness and the dreaded high school reunion will double as a great night out and free therapy for all.
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.
The Piano Men
An exploration into the unknown stories of historic women pianists, from a successful Australian piano woman, Emma Knights.
Featuring original music and powerhouse vocals by Ashton Turner, who allows the audience a peek inside her messy brain, as long as they are wearing their protective goggles!
This is a show about life, love and loss that poses that eternal question: why are my bones dissolving?
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.
Starting in July
Secrets of a Soprano
Chasing a dream is never easy, so what keeps you coming back to your dream over and over again, against all odds?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A couple on a balcony reflect on their relationship, the day before their anniversary.
Ross Daniels: Lunar Sea
A comic character master class in which an 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
Starting in August
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!
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!
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
Four vignettes, exploring the lives of four people and how they’re all interconnected. The one thing they all have in common: sex!
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