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The Saturday Experiment: by The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne

Expect fresh formats, brand new plot twists, and radical comedic one-liners, songs and laughs – all delivered in one action-packed hour by a who’s who cast of Melbourne’s best comedic talent.

NEXT ON TODAY 8:30 PM
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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.

NEXT ON TODAY 10:00 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 10 DEC 6:30 PM
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Drawing Straws

Wickedly fun Burlesque Life Drawing on Tuesdays.

NEXT ON TUE 10 DEC 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 13 DEC 8:00 PM
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Fab Fridays

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

NEXT ON FRI 13 DEC 10:30 PM
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Starting in December

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The Return of Grazie Fibonacci

A collision of everyday life, pop culture and the surreal, this is a solo sketch comedy with heart, soul and a little afterlife.

NEXT ON TODAY 7:00 PM
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Issue 1. The Improvised Superhero Movie

A talented cast of improvisers will bring into existence an Improvised Superhero Movie before your very eyes, no matter what universe it exists in.

NEXT ON TODAY 10:00 PM
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Best of Creatures

Picked Last For Sport presents a night full of the best songs from their hit cabarets Creatures of the Night, Creatures of the Deep and Creatures Lost.

NEXT ON TODAY 5:30 PM
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Cabaret Entrée

Five finalists present 10-minute snippets of their self-devised cabarets.

NEXT ON MON 09 DEC 7:00 PM
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Mozart & Salieri

Myth or murder? Did the composer Antonio Salieri murder his friend and colleague Wolfgang Mozart, or is it just an urban legend for conspiracy buffs?

NEXT ON MON 09 DEC 7:00 PM
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Tash York: Friends with Benefits

Melbourne’s favourite cabaret wineo Tash York and her very good Friends take you through a night of stories, songs and stripping – without being too emotionally involved.

NEXT ON THU 12 DEC 8:30 PM
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The Book Club

An absurdist comedy that includes songs, dances and original music.

NEXT ON MON 16 DEC 7:00 PM
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Dolly Diamond’s Christmas Party

It’s a Christmas cabaret for the whole family, except the children, definitely don’t bring the children.

NEXT ON MON 16 DEC 8:30 PM
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Murder Village: An Improvised Whodunnit

Step into the world of a classic English murder mystery, complete with mysterious characters, devilish red herrings, clever clues, and an amateur sleuth always on hand to outsmart local law officials and solve the case themselves.

NEXT ON SAT 21 DEC 8:30 PM
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Starting in January

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She's Layered

Mia Romero, a San Francisco actress and producer, brings her latest piece to Melbourne for two nights only.

NEXT ON FRI 03 JAN 7:00 PM
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Indian Wedding

Whether you’ve been to a million ‘Indian weddings’ or will never be invited to one, you won’t want to miss this one!

NEXT ON SAT 11 JAN 10:00 PM
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Dil & Do – Season 1

An original and hilarious show; bringing together acting and puppet object theatre through little stories.

NEXT ON MON 13 JAN 7:00 PM
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#Hypocrisy

Fusing a modern take on poetry with an original supporting music score, whip-cracking with energy and dark humour, Imogen Stirling unsettles order to encourage change.

NEXT ON MON 13 JAN 8:30 PM
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The Boy I Paid For

Socially awkward Keith (Jake Matricardi) hires beautiful escort Beau (Jonny Kinnear) for an evening of companionship one Christmas Eve. However, Beau has never had a client quite like Keith before.

NEXT ON MON 20 JAN 7:00 PM
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Love by the Hour

NEXT ON MON 20 JAN 7:00 PM
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Ivy Blue: Broken Blue Skies Live! Tour

Autistic musician Ivy Blue will be visiting Melbourne for the first time ever to tell stories about growing up in a country town and finding a love for music while battling autism, ADHD, and mental health.

NEXT ON THU 23 JAN 8:30 PM
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Whoop Dee Doo: Another Late Night Review

With a rotating cast of some of the finest variety performers Midsumma has to offer, fill your night with award winners, awe-inspirers, the weird, the wonderful and the beautiful.

NEXT ON FRI 24 JAN 10:00 PM
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Dahlin! It’s The Jeanne Little Show

A wild and zany look back at the life one of Australia’s most loved entertainers - Jeanne Little.

NEXT ON MON 27 JAN 7:00 PM
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SWEETie

A wickedly funny, playful woman overshares her cheeky tales of being a single woman and the consequential stomach ache of overindulging in an all you can eat buffet of boys.

NEXT ON MON 27 JAN 7:00 PM
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Dean Arcuri is Yours Sincerely

With musical hits from the past, find out why it wasn’t all fun and games, but life was still a party!

NEXT ON MON 27 JAN 8:30 PM
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Starting in February

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How Gay Am I?

“Sunanda is such a funny and magnetic performer with such a unique, commanding comedic voice – check out (her show) if you want to see someone on the precipice of big things.” - Lucia Aniello, Director/Writer, Broad City, Rough Night (2017)

NEXT ON MON 03 FEB 7:00 PM
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Confetti: Pretty, but a bit of a mess

With more pop than a freshly opened Pringles packet, Ashy Rose will take her audience back to the days of using their hairbrush as a microphone.

NEXT ON MON 03 FEB 8:30 PM
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Amore e Morte

A tale of love and hardship, a deep bond broken by unperceived circumstance.

NEXT ON SAT 08 FEB 5:30 PM
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Gusset Grippers

Elaine Miller, comedian, physiotherapist, mother of three and recovered incontinent says #laughdontleak!

NEXT ON MON 10 FEB 5:30 PM
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The Mix Tape Club

A black comedy/horror that deconstructs patriarchy, gas lighting and the fine art of the Mix Tape.

NEXT ON MON 10 FEB 7:00 PM
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Svetlana

Emma Algeri plays 5 comical characters in this love escapade, singing musical theatre and pop classics.

NEXT ON MON 10 FEB 7:00 PM
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Cupid Reincarnate

Will this be Cupid’s last Valentines day?

NEXT ON MON 10 FEB 8:30 PM
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Marlene Dietrich: Perfect Illusion

Most of us know something about her. The glamour, the gaze, the voice. The many lovers. The ambiguous sexuality. All true.

NEXT ON MON 17 FEB 7:00 PM
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The Commonwealth of Kekistan

All these people, all these perspectives, it goes around in circles, and it all leads to one thing—someone dies.

NEXT ON MON 17 FEB 8:30 PM
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Starting in March

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Unleash the beast / La bête de scène

The beast begins with nothing.
The beast is aware of everything.
The beast is free.

NEXT ON MON 09 MAR 7:00 PM
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Gobby

Gobby: adjective
(British slang, said of a person) Inclined to talk loudly, frequently and in a blunt or opinionated way.

NEXT ON MON 16 MAR 7:00 PM
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Bathsheba: Queen of Hollywood

Bathsheba - a witch and not-yet-apprehended serial killer - is an optimistic (albeit unstable) aspiring starlet who moves to Los Angeles in the hopes of becoming a big, big star.

NEXT ON THU 19 MAR 7:00 PM
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Scary Goats Tour

A new Australian comedy-horror written by Chloe Towan. You’ll laugh… you’ll scream… and you’ll learn some fun facts about goats!

NEXT ON MON 23 MAR 5:30 PM
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Anna Nicholson: Get Happy

Meet Anna's characters; a vicar with a rival, a social media influencer, a retreat-running hippy and a feisty granny. What do they all have in common? They all want to Get Happy!

NEXT ON MON 23 MAR 5:30 PM
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Sri Lankan Fireteam: The Power of Song

An original comedy-musical that answers the age-old question – can you fight fire with fire? Probably no.

NEXT ON MON 23 MAR 7:00 PM
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Nadia Collins: The Bride

Fun, immersive and darkly funny, it’s absurd, idiotic physical comedy at its finest.

NEXT ON MON 23 MAR 7:00 PM
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AJ Holmes: Yeah, But Not Right Now

Following a sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe, actor, writer, and composer AJ Holmes makes his Australian solo debut with a one-man musical!

NEXT ON MON 23 MAR 8:30 PM
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Kiss Kiss

Jordan Barr is taking all those awkward cringe worthy moments that we all share, and celebrating them. It’s a little gross, it’s a little weird and it’s very camp.

NEXT ON MON 23 MAR 8:30 PM
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Anna Piper Scott: Queer & Present Danger

Anna Piper Scott is one of Australia’s most exciting stand up comedians. She’s an aggressive, charming, and fabulous trans woman with talent to spare.

NEXT ON MON 23 MAR 10:00 PM
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Business Tits

A magician never reveals their secrets. But we will. We will tell you EVERYTHING.

NEXT ON MON 23 MAR 10:00 PM
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Dump Him! The Game Show

Hosted by Anna Piper Scott, each week she will take two teams through the hellish landscape of modern dating. Featuring team captains Patrick Collins and Alice Tovey.

NEXT ON FRI 27 MAR 11:30 PM
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Tiramisù

A playfully ridiculous and ridiculously playful romp through Italy; it’s an idiot’s homage to the Mediterranean country of art, cuisine, history, and culture.

NEXT ON MON 30 MAR 7:00 PM
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Suckers

Welcome to Malcolm and Muchka’s super-happy-happy-fun-happy-hour-happy.

NEXT ON MON 30 MAR 8:30 PM
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Innes Lloyd - Mina Harker: Monster Doctor

Someone is using monsters to find the secret for eternal life. The only person who can stop them: MINA HARKER, MONSTER DOCTOR.

NEXT ON MON 30 MAR 8:30 PM
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Fresh and Fruity

The most ap-peel-ing physical comedians from around the Fringe Fruitbowl are challenged to perform only fruit-themed comedy in a jam- packed one hour show.

NEXT ON MON 30 MAR 10:00 PM
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Starting in April

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Alice Tovey: Doggo

Musical comedy, experimental performance, burlesque and immersive theatre to create an hour of pop bangers, sketch and sizzling satire that will leave audiences begging for more.

NEXT ON THU 02 APR 7:00 PM
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I made my bed, you lie in it.

Queenie Bon Bon's blend of theatre, storytelling and comedy is brilliant, timely and hilarious.

NEXT ON SAT 04 APR 8:30 PM
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Groovyman

You'll believe a man can jive! Groovyman is a family-friendly superhero comedy set in the last days of disco.

NEXT ON MON 06 APR 5:30 PM
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A Streetcar Named Hot Tin Menagerie

Improv Theatre Sydney creates a new one-act play live onstage every night, in a cheeky tribute to the much-loved plays of the great American playwright Tennessee Williams.

NEXT ON MON 06 APR 5:30 PM
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Boss Octopus – Sketch Comedy

NEXT ON MON 06 APR 7:00 PM
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Patrick Collins – Mime Sheriff

A Mime’s work is never done. A Sheriff’s work is never done. Patrick is the worlds first Mime Sheriff and this town ain’t big enough for props.

NEXT ON MON 06 APR 8:30 PM
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1980s Depression: The Musical

Jacinta Gregory is a musical comedienne who is obsessed with all things 80s - Cyndi Lauper, dirty dancing, the Berlin wall.

NEXT ON MON 06 APR 10:00 PM
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The Subtle Art of Modern Dating

Katie O’ Connor is a modern dating expert, here to guide you through the complicated world of modern dating and casual sex in a quest for true love… Or someone who won’t ghost you after two weeks.

NEXT ON MON 06 APR 10:00 PM
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The Briefing

Melissa McGlensey is tackling the dumpster fire of daily news from her home country in the only way she knows how – through comedy.

NEXT ON FRI 10 APR 8:30 PM
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Welcome to Hell

Satan and his bevy of tour guides are inducting the newly-dead (you) into Hell. In this partly-improvised comedy sketch show, your guides will make you squirm as they reveal what life’s like in hell.

NEXT ON MON 13 APR 5:30 PM
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Jofus and the Plank

Meet Jofus: fast quipping, story spinning, absurd miming extraordinaire. Part Marcel Marceau, part Looney Tunes, and armed with nothing but a plank of wood.

NEXT ON MON 13 APR 5:30 PM
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Absolutely Not!

From social rules to strapless bras; pre-date rituals to reproductive freedom, Lauren examines the new rules of how to be likeable in 2020.

NEXT ON MON 13 APR 7:00 PM
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Andrew McClelland: A Modern Gilbert & Sullivan Musical

This contemporary and loving spin on the ridiculous plot and musical cliches of G&S will tell the tale of a lovelorn corporate law-firm IT department seeking unlikely glory in their inter-firm football competition.

NEXT ON MON 13 APR 7:00 PM
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Why Am I Still Single?

Beth’s real hot, heaps smart, pretty funny, and can do the sex good. Yet somehow, she’s still single. What gives?

NEXT ON MON 13 APR 10:00 PM
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What's That Smell?

Combining comedy and burlesque, strap in and on for a series of sketch(y) routines that will be sure to make you confusingly horny.

NEXT ON MON 13 APR 10:00 PM
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Starting in June

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It's A Man's World

A collection of songs made famous by men, brought to you through the voices of two heavenly angels, Kate and Hannah.

NEXT ON WED 17 JUN 7:00 PM
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