Our Shows

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Regular Nights

Glee

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 27 FEB 6:30 PM
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Drawing Straws

Wickedly fun Burlesque Life Drawing on Tuesdays.

NEXT ON TUE 27 FEB 7:30 PM
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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 FRI 02 MAR 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 FRI 02 MAR 10:30 PM
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Starting in February

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A Comedy Cocktail

Four different comedians each night will give you a taste of their upcoming comedy festival shows. This is the best way to get the low-down on Melbourne’s newest and best comedy legends.

NEXT ON SAT 24 FEB 7:00 PM
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Delilah

This distinctly Australian rework of the biblical account unpacks love, loyalty, and the boundaries between bad situations and lethal ones.

NEXT ON SAT 24 FEB 8:30 PM
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Someone Like You

A funny, thought-provoking sci-fi probe into the unromantic realities of relationships and our ever-changing perceptions of who we are within and without them, through the eyes of three very unique yet familiar characters.

NEXT ON SAT 24 FEB 7:00 PM
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Comedy Khichidi: Desi stand up comedy by Jagdish Chaturvedi

Jagdish Chaturvedi, an internationally recognised stand up comedian and Ear Nose and Throat surgeon from Bangalore, India is coming to Melbourne to tickle your funny bone.

NEXT ON SUN 25 FEB 8:30 PM
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The Thin White Ukes: The Other Songs of David Bowie

Performing the songs of David Bowie on small stringed instruments, craftily arranged for three-part vocal harmony and maximum goosebumps.

NEXT ON TUE 27 FEB 8:30 PM
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Melbourne's Best Burlesque

Had a bad day at work? Need to blow off some steam? Finished that last Netflix season and feel like you are at a loose end? Get off your couch, flip your desk, gather your best humans and come have a bloody good time!

NEXT ON WED 28 FEB 7:00 PM
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Starting in March

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Glitta Supernova: Bodymap

Australia’s most celebrated underground performance artist Glitta Supernova guides you on an intimate fleshy foray through the parallel universes of 90s club culture and performative theatre.

NEXT ON TUE 06 MAR 8:30 PM
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It’s Not Easy Being Green

It’s Not Easy Being Green: a day in the life of an average vegan.

NEXT ON WED 07 MAR 7:00 PM
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My Friend Ana

Tess Branchflower has lived and learned through her experiences with anorexia and eating disorders, and turned them into an hour-long comedy seminar served with a plateful of irony.

NEXT ON WED 07 MAR 8:30 PM
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My First Time

Hysterical and heartbreaking stories about first sexual experiences written by real people.

NEXT ON WED 14 MAR 7:00 PM
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Whiplash

The story of a heart escaping, a brain that follows it and a body trying to contain them both. A one-man show by award winning physical theatre artist, poet and comedian Scott Wings.

NEXT ON WED 14 MAR 8:30 PM
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Dr Carnesky's Incredible Bleeding Woman

Putting the magic back into menstruation, Dr Carnesky takes you on a rigorously researched romp celebrating the symbolic and cultural power of the bodily cycle.

NEXT ON THU 15 MAR 8:30 PM
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Old Time Music Hall

A vaudevillian mix of comic capers and songs. Joy, sentimentality, innuendo, and social comment all had a place in the magical, gas-lit atmosphere of Music Hall.

NEXT ON SAT 17 MAR 5:30 PM
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Katie Cullinan: Catastrophist

Join Katie as she openly and all too honestly shares with you a comedy of 'catastrophisms' as a single woman making her way through Melbourne's social scene.

NEXT ON TUE 20 MAR 8:30 PM
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The Black Dahlia

A modern re-imagining of the infamous old Hollywood unsolved murder by Melbourne-based actor, performance artist, and writer Bathsheba.

NEXT ON WED 21 MAR 7:00 PM
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#Taylurking

The antics of a young, extremely camp and troubled romantic who is obsessed with particular celebrities and getting on the A-list.

NEXT ON FRI 23 MAR 6:00 PM
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Grace

Repressed femininity explodes onto the stage in this theatre production with entirely too many costume changes for a single comedy gig.

NEXT ON TUE 27 MAR 5:30 PM
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Charlotte Kerr: Duets With Myself

Charlotte sits at a piano and seduces herself, argues with herself, harmonises with herself, breaks up with herself, reunites with herself, and probably tells stories along the way.

NEXT ON TUE 27 MAR 5:30 PM
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The Comic Conjurers - Despicable

This dysfunctional duo take you on a journey into a world full of hilarious magic that will have you saying: "How the f**k did they do that?"

NEXT ON TUE 27 MAR 7:00 PM
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The Aspie Hour

A cabaret about Aspergers and musicals. Honest and unapologetic, redefining what it is to be an "Aspie" today.

NEXT ON TUE 27 MAR 7:00 PM
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Pining For Affection: A Tree Musical

A musical. About a tree. Take it or leaf it. This all-original musical is the adult comedy show you never knew you needed.

NEXT ON TUE 27 MAR 8:30 PM
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Nadia Collins: Virgin Bloody Mary

Virgin. Wife. Christ-maker. Thermo-mix party host.

★★★★★ – The West Australian.

NEXT ON TUE 27 MAR 8:30 PM
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The Tales of Witchmen

In the finest tradition of Mel Brooks and Leslie Nielsen, a tall boy and a chicken-nugget-sized gal take on a world of whimsical witches and nonsensical knights to save the lovely King-daughter. This ain't no kids' show.

NEXT ON TUE 27 MAR 10:00 PM
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Laura Davis - GHOST MACHINE

A truly unique experience for the comedy-savvy, GHOST MACHINE is the supercharged show from multi-award winning stand-up Laura Davis.

NEXT ON WED 28 MAR 10:00 PM
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Starting in April

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Hi-Visabella

Expect character-filled sketches with original songs. Expect vibrant musical comedy such as Lord Voldemort crossed with Britney Spears singing about his horcruxes.

NEXT ON MON 02 APR 5:30 PM
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Dead Men Tell No Jokes

Can Captain Jake and his crew stop the evil Captain Saladbar from ruling the Caribbean seas? A must-see send-up for the whole family rated arrrrr!

NEXT ON MON 02 APR 5:30 PM
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Massive Bitch

The ultimate send-up of TV panel shows hosted by Chelsea Zeller. Live your dream to finally be a member of a live audience!

NEXT ON MON 02 APR 7:00 PM
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The Kagools: Kula

Multi-award-winning UK physical comedy duo The Kagools feature their trademark combination of live action and interactive video to create an anarchic, spontaneous show that's fun for everyone.

NEXT ON MON 02 APR 8:30 PM
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Jekyll and Hyde: The Sequel

LONDON 1865 – Dr Jekyll lies on the floor of his laboratory, an unholy amalgam of both himself and his villainous alter ego Mr Hyde; lost, forgotten and dead… or is he?

NEXT ON MON 02 APR 10:00 PM
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The Safety House Showcase with Lisa-Skye and Daisy Berry

Trans? Queer? Disabled? Fat? Non-binary? Just all sorts of "othered"? Or are you an ally who wants to see work kick up, not down? No one’s the punchline in this showcase: outrageous, sexy fun without the problematic boring bits.

NEXT ON MON 02 APR 10:00 PM
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How to Be Sexy

Can you be sexy without feeling sexy? What happens when what you find sexy is kind of messed up? What is the deal with overly sensual yoghurt ads?

NEXT ON FRI 06 APR 7:00 PM
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Dr Chris’s Theory of Everything

After 20 years in the scientific wilderness, renegade physicist – no wait, maverick physicist, that’s better – Dr Chris Lassig is ready to reveal the secrets of the universe.

NEXT ON MON 09 APR 5:30 PM
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Charles Horse Lays an Egg

A surreal physical comedy about a giant space chicken that needs impregnating. If you see it and it's not about that, then it means he had a better idea.

NEXT ON MON 09 APR 5:30 PM
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Liam Ryan - In Your Dreams

Don’t panic. Everything is fine. This is just a dream. You are dreaming. But it’s ok, Liam is too, and as long as we are here we may as well see what’s kicking around in the ol’ subconscious.

NEXT ON MON 09 APR 7:00 PM
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WHOM

You’re cordially invited to a shindig in Clara Cupcakes' cerebral sphere where everyone is welcome, even the weird ones. Especially the weird ones.

NEXT ON MON 09 APR 8:30 PM
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My Greatest Period Ever

A heart warming, eye-opening musical exploration into modern folklore and what it means to be or love a woman in the 21st century. There will also be capes.

NEXT ON MON 09 APR 8:30 PM
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Bad Luck Cabaret

London's Laurie Black (Rogue Romantic, Sweatshop) makes her MICF debut to taunt the gods of bad luck, and bring you the best in alternative cabaret joined by a variety of performers.

NEXT ON MON 09 APR 10:00 PM
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Ho Life or No Life

Chase Paradise did what all girls with dreams of stardom do after graduating $90,000 in debt from film school in post-recession Australia, besides developing an ice habit, or working in real estate: she became a stripper.

NEXT ON SAT 14 APR 10:00 PM
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Go To Bed, Jessica

Deploying songs like a beer can cannon, injecting humour and defiance into the room in a delightfully messy explosion of creativity.

NEXT ON MON 16 APR 5:30 PM
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Ladylike: A Modern Guide to Etiquette

From the art of passive aggressive Facebook comments, to the science of making champagne with goon and a SodaStream, join Louise Beuvink for a masterclass in etiquette and housewifery for the modern age.

NEXT ON MON 16 APR 5:30 PM
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Adulting

If you've ever been engaged at 19 or racked up parking fines worth a house deposit, then like Tash York you've probably not mastered 'Adulting'.

NEXT ON MON 16 APR 7:00 PM
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Fall On Death Ears

In this original dark comedy, Death tries to work out how she must keep deciding who deserves to live and die. Her quick tongue gets her through most awkward situations, but how much more of this can she take?

NEXT ON MON 23 APR 7:00 PM
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Max Riebl: Hard to Handel

Arias of rage and heartbreak, sung by the heroic protagonists of Handel's greatest baroque operas, are juxtaposed with pop hits.

NEXT ON MON 23 APR 8:30 PM
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Starting in May

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Gypsy Daredevil

Aerial Manx stars in a non-stop blend of circus and sideshow, balancing life and death. Not for the faint of heart or those with a nervous disposition.

NEXT ON MON 07 MAY 8:30 PM
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Almost Face To Face

Written during an Australia Council Irish Residency, Almost Face To Face, from Awgie Award winning Stephen House takes a risky and touching journey into a hidden Dublin world.

NEXT ON TUE 08 MAY 6:00 PM
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3 Course Comedy

Three of the country’s hottest new comedians who have featured on ABC’s Comedy Up Late, Comedy Bites, Triple J’s Good Az Friday and SBS’s RAW Comedy.

NEXT ON SAT 12 MAY 10:00 PM
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The Three Deaths of Ebony Black

A charming puppetry romp, a wonderful adventure, and a good old fashioned farce. This is a touching new work with all original music by award winning writer/composers Amberly Cull and Robert Woods, with puppets by Danny Miller.

NEXT ON MON 14 MAY 7:00 PM
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Shhh its and Giggles

All her life Britni wanted to be a grown-up, but what happens when you actually grow up? Maybe it's not always as fun as you thought it might be, but it sure is funny.

NEXT ON MON 14 MAY 8:30 PM
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Beyond the Beehive: The Musical Mastery of Amy Winehouse

What do you know about Amy Winehouse? Over-the-top beehive and eyeliner, addict and rehab-rejecter, member of the 27 Club?

NEXT ON TUE 15 MAY 6:00 PM
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In Flagrante

Deeply polished burlesque, sexual slapstick and high-end choreography, exploring female sexual stereotypes in hilarious and fiendish ways.

NEXT ON MON 21 MAY 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 TUE 22 MAY 6:00 PM
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Electro Girl

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

NEXT ON MON 28 MAY 7:00 PM
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Starting in June

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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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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 8:30 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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