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Regular Nights

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 TODAY 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 TODAY 10:30 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 TOMORROW 8:30 PM
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Sassurday 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 TOMORROW 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 28 JAN 6:30 PM
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Drawing Straws

Wickedly fun Burlesque Life Drawing on Tuesdays.

NEXT ON TUE 28 JAN 7:30 PM
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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 SAT 01 FEB 8:30 PM
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Starting in January

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 TODAY 7:00 PM
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Love by the Hour

When Ashish unexpectedly approaches Eve to purchase their services, it sparks a conversation that forces the pair to confront the boundaries of friendship.

NEXT ON TOMORROW 7:00 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 TODAY 10:00 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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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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Starting in February

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, featuring original songs written by Riccardo Barone and sung by Nikki Elli Souvertjis.

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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Svetlana

Emma Algeri plays 5 comical characters in this love escapade, featuring original music and live improvisation by Isaac Mouskovias and Emma Algeri.

NEXT ON MON 10 FEB 7:00 PM
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Abciouxeloutely

Ciouxe (pronounced Sue) is the woman of Australia, a beacon of success and style. This is an epic tale of friendship, fashion and fisting.

NEXT ON FRI 14 FEB 5:30 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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The Indifferent Revolutionist

A middle-aged father gets stuck in a lift on Good Friday. No one knows he’s there and the help button doesn’t work.

NEXT ON MON 24 FEB 5:30 PM
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Genesis

A religious girl and a not-so-religious boy, Izzy and Paul spent a childhood intertwined; enamoured by the universe above them and spurred by an insatiable intrigue for that world beyond their own.

NEXT ON MON 24 FEB 7:00 PM
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Chook

An experimental performance work that asks "What has the chicken done for us, and what can we do for the chicken?"

NEXT ON MON 24 FEB 8:30 PM
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Grass

A dark comedy exploring the social pressures placed on two friends who have found themselves on different paths.

NEXT ON MON 24 FEB 8:30 PM
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Starting in March

Going Down: How to Stay on Top When You’re Getting Sucked Below

Life coach, spirit guide, author and entrepreneur - The Truru returns more fearless and raw than ever.

NEXT ON MON 02 MAR 7:00 PM
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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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Songs We’ll Never Sing

NEXT ON MON 16 MAR 5:30 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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Jessica Adie is Doing Her Best

A collection of silly original songs about life, love, and making a mess of it, but doing the best that you can.

NEXT ON WED 18 MAR 8:30 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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Your Best Nightmares

All your wacky obsessions will be on trial in an act filled with outrageous sketches and feisty songs that will entertain, inspire and have you laughing the whole way through.

NEXT ON FRI 20 MAR 5:30 PM
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Anna Nicholson: Get Happy

To unlock the Tight Tuesday discount use the promo code "Tuesday" when booking.

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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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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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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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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AJ Holmes: Yeah, But Not Right Now

To unlock the Tight Tuesday discount use the promo code "Tuesday" when booking.

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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Business Tits

Kayla Hamill, Grace Sabbatucci & Aidan Niarros deliver a behind-the-scenes comedy spectacular filled with music, dance, coffee mugs & sketches. Mix that with Scottish Highland vibes & you’ve got a perfect combo to explore gender politics.

NEXT ON MON 23 MAR 10:00 PM
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Anna Piper Scott: Queer & Present Danger

Golden Gibbo nominee and fierce queen of the stand-up scene is here to destroy myths about transgender people and make you cry-laugh while doing it.

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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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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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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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

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

If you’re a fan of Monty Python, The Mighty Boosh, or Tim & Eric, then don’t miss Boss Octopus’ Sketch Comedy. "A cascade of unabashed silliness that is fast, consistently funny, naughty, agenda-free." - Herald Sun

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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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. "Basking in the joyous and ludicrous has never felt so good" - Gutter Culture

NEXT ON MON 13 APR 5:30 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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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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I am the Very Model of a Modern Major Musical

Andrew McClelland stars in 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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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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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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Freak

Mikki Michelle will take you on an adventure of her experiences in this intimate cabaret. Expect to laugh, cry, and sing along to your favourite songs that sum up what it's like to be a freak!

NEXT ON MON 20 APR 7:00 PM
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Law & Order: PTV

In the Victorian public transport system, fare evading offences are considered especially heinous.

NEXT ON MON 20 APR 8:30 PM
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Bite Me But Smile

An absurdist cabaret show with an opinionated kebab… what could possibly go wrong?

NEXT ON MON 27 APR 7:00 PM
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Starting in May

The Death & The Discotheque

A cabaret set to a score of pulsating electro, and underpinned by the physicality of dance, this is the death show, there will be singing, there will be mirth and there will be misery.

NEXT ON MON 11 MAY 8:30 PM
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CWA – Country Witches Association

Musician Áine Tyrrell and comedian Mandy Nolan bring dangerous dialogues and uncomfortable collaborations to the boil!

NEXT ON MON 25 MAY 8:30 PM
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Starting in June

The Mix Tape Club

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

NEXT ON MON 08 JUN 7:00 PM
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Unbridled

Through music, comedy and mind bending performance art their stories will unfold, to take the audience on a journey to the Un-Wedding of the year.

NEXT ON MON 15 JUN 7:00 PM
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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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