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 TODAY 6:30 PM
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Straws

Drawing Straws

Wickedly fun Burlesque Life Drawing on Tuesdays.

NEXT ON TODAY 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 24 AUG 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 24 AUG 10:30 PM
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Starting in June

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Funny Music Mondays

Comedy rock duo PickUp hosts a new line-up every week. Entry is free and the bar is open throughout. If it’s funny and it’s musical; it’s here.

NEXT ON MON 03 SEP 6:00 PM
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Starting in August

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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 25 AUG 8:30 PM
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May Contain Traces of Reading

A stand-up comedy. Without a single spoken word.

NEXT ON TOMORROW 7:00 PM
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Tuxshedo

Back by popular demand for strictly 2-nights only. Looking for a night of laughs from some talented ladies? Tuxshedo are an all-female improv team comprised of bold, experienced improvisers and friends.

NEXT ON FRI 24 AUG 8:30 PM
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What country friends is this?

Shakespeare’s most famous women collide on stage for an hour of farcical pandemonium.

NEXT ON MON 27 AUG 7:00 PM
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I See Me & Meryl Streep

A whirlwind tour of Streep’s most famous roles, from the poster-filled bedroom of Meryl’s greatest fan, a 17-year-old girl with the dream of being a somebody.

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

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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.

NEXT ON MON 03 SEP 7:00 PM
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Pawn 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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Ham

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ham

There once was a girl that lived near Jells park with her seven cats, two sisters and a spinning wheel.

NEXT ON MON 10 SEP 5:30 PM
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Son of a Bitch

The show is active sketch comedy best suited to 20 somethings and 50 plus somethings and anyone who has a mother.

NEXT ON MON 10 SEP 5:30 PM
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Stardust

Grauxxap'elexa (or Lexa, for short) has awoken with a terrible headache. What's worse, she's also woken up on an alien planet. With no guidance, no bearings, and no grip on Earth's customs, she must find a way to blend in.

NEXT ON MON 10 SEP 7:00 PM
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Yasgur's Farm

On August 15, 1969; 400 000 people descended on Max Yasgur's farm, brought together by music and dreams for a better world. These are the stories of Woodstock.

NEXT ON MON 10 SEP 7:00 PM
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Boss Octopus

Boss Octopus return home from outer space, only to find the Earth in bed with their best friend - the Moon.

NEXT ON MON 10 SEP 8:30 PM
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The Rest is Drag

Featuring an entirely original score, this is the polyamorous/pansexual/non-binary musical you’ve been waiting for!

NEXT ON MON 10 SEP 8:30 PM
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Two Animals [That Don't Traditionally Get along]

A raucous adventure into the world we live in, sidetracked through the worlds we make for others. Exploring the intersection between regime and freedom.

NEXT ON MON 10 SEP 10:00 PM
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The Threepenny Opera (Adjusted For Inflation)

It’s a story of Victorian London reimagined for Weimar Berlin brought to life in 2018 Melbourne. It’s got cops, robbers, beggars, whores and bankers. It’s capitalism you can hum along to.

NEXT ON MON 10 SEP 10:00 PM
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Crash Pad

Written from personal experience, this dramedy looks at what it’s like to be a young woman who’s not healthy but not dying, and the friendship that can be fostered through shared experience.

NEXT ON MON 17 SEP 5:30 PM
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The Reveal

Featuring a group of flawed and edgy characters, this show explores the 'real news topics' we talk about every day, and the complicated lives of those who present them.

NEXT ON MON 17 SEP 5:30 PM
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Fleur and Alexandra are Out of this World

Fleur and Alexandra are hapless unemployed heroes. After getting a job working for The Sun, they encounter Gaia who has just discovered the World Turtle is missing and tasks them to recover it.

NEXT ON MON 17 SEP 7:00 PM
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Creatures of the Deep

Be taken on a journey beneath the surface to meet a plethora of beautiful, wild sea creatures - all the while following the path of a plastic bag as it gets carried to the very depths of the ocean.

NEXT ON MON 17 SEP 7:00 PM
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Age of Stephen

If you're a Farnsey Fanatic like Stephen, get ready for a night of unforgettable music, stories and laughs in a loving tribute to the greatest voice our country has ever produced.

NEXT ON MON 17 SEP 8:30 PM
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Baby Bi Bi Bi

A wickedly funny, often filthy cabaret about being a bisexual woman.

NEXT ON MON 17 SEP 8:30 PM
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The Gargoyle

A centuries-old stone gargoyle atop a church is struck by lightning and falls into the river below. By some unknown miracle he is granted life.

NEXT ON MON 17 SEP 10:00 PM
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Lashes

Squeaky shiny queer babes invite you to adore, explore, abhor as they take you through the glitter-bitter lens of their lycra lives.

NEXT ON MON 17 SEP 10:00 PM
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The Date

Justin, A young, anxiety ridden gay man, grooms and groans for a first date, he’s nervous and very out of practice so what else can he do but call his best friend for advice.

NEXT ON MON 24 SEP 5:30 PM
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Funerals With Phoebe

We are all going to die sometime, but have you considered your funeral? Phoebe has planned hers, and will share her musical ideas and challenge yours, so you can have the funeral you’d die for.

NEXT ON MON 24 SEP 5:30 PM
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A Rose Among Horns

A comedy of games, risks and the archaic notion of Prince Charming in a world where chivalry is dead and even the men want to be rescued.

NEXT ON MON 24 SEP 7:00 PM
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Foreign Woman

Based on interviews and first person accounts conducted by Nicola and Sandy, this comedy cabaret feature original music by Josh Cake and covers eight decades of wars, diplomatic parties, marriages, and secret lives.

NEXT ON MON 24 SEP 7:00 PM
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Death and Other Things

Follow Eidann and her musical vanguard, as she recounts death-adjacent stories of revenge, grief, power, joy, relief, and mystery.

NEXT ON MON 24 SEP 8:30 PM
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We Can Work It Out

Fierce, funny and poignant, We Can Work It Out is the account of something that probably never happened but very easily could have.

NEXT ON MON 24 SEP 8:30 PM
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STOCK TAKE: Bitches in Business

If power is the ability to speak bullsh*t and get away with it, these boss bitches are omnipotent. It’s like the Mighty Boosh, Ab Fab and Get Crackin’ started running Ernst & Young.

NEXT ON MON 24 SEP 10:00 PM
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Sweaty Pits - Pity Party!

Two friends leave the roundabouts of Canberra to follow their dreams of creating a sketch show that encapsulates their messages of equality, frustration, and love... while still being incredibly silly.

NEXT ON MON 24 SEP 10:00 PM
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Starting in October

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That's Life

In 2016, Carla's mother vanished from her regular life, leaving only a card and a million unanswered questions in her place. This stunning cabaret examines what unfolded next.

NEXT ON MON 01 OCT 7:00 PM
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Legally Thirsty

Drawing from a sharply observed social commentary about modern insecurities, Helena and Pippa playfully parody their lives and the trending obsessions of young Australian adults.

NEXT ON MON 01 OCT 8:30 PM
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This-That

A story that exposes the beautiful and painful nuances of true, deep friendship in a way that is so rarely talked about and tells a secret love story we all somehow know.

NEXT ON MON 08 OCT 7:00 PM
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The Pastels

A musical wonderland of frothy, pastel perfection. The Pastels are great at everything and they can make you great too.

NEXT ON MON 15 OCT 7:00 PM
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Archetypal Outrage

This outspoken comedy is an electric show filled with song, dance and performance art.

NEXT ON MON 15 OCT 8:30 PM
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iDenTITTY

Spilling over with brash tunes and bawdy tales this is a cabaret adventure into the world of breast ownership.

NEXT ON WED 17 OCT 8:30 PM
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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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Resting Switch Face

Navigate the wondrous (and treacherous) world of corporate reception with the terminally bubbly Jess and the wildly unenthused Zoe.

NEXT ON MON 22 OCT 7:00 PM
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Paradigmatic Shape-Shifter

Kate Mulqueen is pretty flexible. Her mind is so bendy-bendy Gumby-like that she’s mentally-acrobaticised herself through not one, but two Massive Worldview Changes (MWC). With songs, of course.

NEXT ON MON 22 OCT 8:30 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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Anxiety Blows!

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

NEXT ON WED 31 OCT 7:00 PM
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Starting in November

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Badass

Tash York brings you a brand new comedy cabaret in her signature style with parodied pop songs, raps, improvised numbers, and a whole lot of heart.

NEXT ON MON 05 NOV 7:00 PM
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Girl

When I Was A Girl

An alt-country cabaret that happens to be a heartfelt exploration of identity: the masculine and feminine, the gay and straight, the bold and the scared.

NEXT ON MON 05 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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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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Death Boat!

A backwards stripper, an aging diva, an introverted actor, two rival mimeokists, and a disgruntled captain keep the entertainment alive as uncertainty looms on a cruise ship caught in a mysterious fog.

NEXT ON MON 19 NOV 7:00 PM
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The Show Show

Television. It is so much more than entertainment - it’s a parent. A friend. A teacher. A religion. A lover. A way of life.

NEXT ON MON 19 NOV 7:00 PM
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Cutting Loose

Lucy has left it til her thirties to cast aside her good girl upbringing.

Now she’s out of control - calling out the queue jumper at the Coles deli, taking days to reply to a text, and not offering to help in the kitchen at Christmas.

NEXT ON MON 19 NOV 8:30 PM
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ADI OSI - Live - Melbourne

NEXT ON MON 26 NOV 7:00 PM
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The Dearly Departed

Gracie, Harmony & Graham are eccentric funeral directors nominated for the prestigious ‘Corpse Award’.

Will this newfound attention unearth the dark secrets of their success?

A tale of yearning and embalming navigating formaldehyde, friendship and fidelity.

NEXT ON MON 26 NOV 8:30 PM
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Ba Bow!

Witty, wise and wonderful – part comedy - part tragedy - fully questionable.

NEXT ON WED 28 NOV 7:00 PM
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Starting in December

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Dead Reckoning

The day after 9/11, Michael Jackson, Liz Taylor and Marlon Brando escape New York in a rental car heading back home to LA while all flights are suspended.

NEXT ON MON 03 DEC 7:00 PM
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'Tis The Season...

Bailey and Bonnie present their annual Christmas Cabaret for the whole family on Christmas Day. But this year, they have a mission; For this Xmas to be the first year where no one gets hit, cries or calls the police.

NEXT ON MON 10 DEC 7:00 PM
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Creationism

In just one week two angels have to create absolutely everything. And they’re already exhausted. Starring Fiona O’Loughlin and Sam Petersen.

NEXT ON WED 12 DEC 8:30 PM
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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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A Christmas Tale

This fresh, exciting work is inspired by real-life conversations and stories about Christmas from women across Australia.

NEXT ON MON 17 DEC 7:00 PM
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The Seventh Annual Mama Alto Holiday Special

Gender transcendent diva, jazz singer and cabaret artiste Mama Alto returns with a constellation of special guests for her much beloved yuletide tradition.

NEXT ON MON 17 DEC 8:30 PM
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Starting in January

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Mixology with Mini Marilyn

She’s packed her cocktails, her girls and her gear... although it’s been long overdue! Melbourne; you’re the one she can’t wait to do.

NEXT ON MON 07 JAN 8:30 PM
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Soft-Butch Show Queen

Mark J Wilson appears in this new performance art work, that fuses musical parody, hyper-masculinity and Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

NEXT ON TUE 22 JAN 5:30 PM
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Starting in February

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The Cake Bride

Ace trans comedian, Nikki Viveca explores her own complicated relationship with the world of weddings. Featuring story-telling, standup and a touching love story between woman and dessert.

NEXT ON MON 11 FEB 7:00 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 21 FEB 7:00 PM
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