THE AUSTRALIAN HOME OF VAUDEVILLE

Immerse yourself in a vaudeville wonderland where the conventional is challenged by the extraordinary.

 

Feast your eyes on the show of all shows as we heave from one genre to the next.

At Speakeasy HQ, you can expect a night full of wonders, magical mysteries, a dizzying array of worldwide circus acts, cabaret, comedy and of course a labyrinth of musical styles.

 

With two amazing and unique theatres each offering a true vintage vibe and a one of a kind night out.

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Combining Melbourne's two great loves—music and food—indulge in opulence & glamour from a bygone era at Australia’s only vaudeville theatre, with High Tea & Live Jazz. Enjoy performances by some of Melbourne’s most entertaining jazz vocalists. See dates for show descriptions

We Love Vaudeville; you will too!

Vaudeville entertainment features a mixture of speciality acts from all genres; Comedy, Cabaret, Circus, Sideshow, Burlesque, Live Music, Magic and more - we have it all!

Click here to see all the FULL variety of events we have through until the end of the year!


 

 

 

 

 

Monday May 6th

CLOSED

 

Wednesday May 8th

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm WEDNESDAY SESSIONS - Live Stand Up Comedy & Cabaret

7:30pm The Ultimate 1950’s Rock n Roll Girl Group - The Doo Ron Ron

 

Thursday May 9th

CLOSED

 

Friday May 10th

Speakeasy HQ

6pm Sinatra Style

8:30pm Las Vegas Nights - Elvis’ Tribute & Variety Show

 

The Vault Melbourne

8pm Burlesque Extravaganza

9:45pm Tassel & Tease Burlesque

 

Sunday May 12th (Mother's Day)

Speakeasy HQ

1pm High Tea & Ultimate 50’s Rock n Roll Girls The Doo Ron Rons

2pm Always Elvis - High Tea with the King

 

Monday May 13th

ClOSED

 

Tuesday May 14th

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm Weekly Bible Study (Vaudeville & Burlesque)

7:30pm Jessica Rabbits at the Ink Lounge

 

Wednesday May 15th

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm WEDNESDAY SESSIONS - Live Stand Up Comedy & Cabaret

6:30pm Son of a Preacher Man - The Dusty Springfield Story

7:30pm  No Town Like Motown

 

The Vault Melbourne

7pm The Grand Musical Theatre Sing Along with The Leading Ladies

 

Thursday May 16th

CLOSED

 

Friday May 17th

7pm Petula Clark & Carole King Essentials

 

Saturday May 18th

SPEAKEASY HQ

1pm Always Elvis - High Tea with the King

2pm High Tea with Édith Piaf - Love, Life & No Regrets 

 

7pm Edith Piaf - Life, Live & No Regrets

8:30pm Speakeasy HQ 20 Act Vaudeville & Burlesque (Featuring Las Vegas Nights with Elvis)

 

The Vault Melbourne

7pm The Ultimate 1950’s Rock n Roll Girl Group - The Doo Ron Ron

8pm Burlesque Extravaganza

9:45pm Tassel & Tease Burlesque

 

Sunday May 19th

Speakeasy HQ

2pm High Tea with Nina Simone by Christine Manetta & Black Pearl

 

Monday May 20th

ClOSED

 

Tuesday May 21st

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm Weekly Bible Study (Vaudeville & Burlesque)

7:30pm Jessica Rabbits at the Ink Lounge

 

Wednesday May 22nd

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm WEDNESDAY SESSIONS - Live Stand Up Comedy & Cabaret

6:30pm Petula Clark & Carole King Essentials

7:30pm Cosmic Gaslighter (Stand up Comedy)

 

Thursday May 23rd

CLOSED

 

Friday May 24th

Speakeasy HQ

7pm Harlem Nights - Jazz Renaissance from Ella to Billie Holiday

8:30pm Speakeasy HQ 20 Act Vaudeville & Burlesque

 

The Vault Melbourne

6pm The Hollywood Love Story - Debbie Reynolds to Doris Day

7pm  No Town Like Motown

8pm Burlesque Extravaganza

9:45pm Tassel & Tease Burlesque

 

Sunday May 26th

Speakeasy HQ

2pm Always Elvis - High Tea with the King

 

 

Monday May 27th

ClOSED

 

Tuesday May 28th

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm Weekly Bible Study (Vaudeville & Burlesque)

6:30pm Edith Piaf - Life, Live & No Regrets

 

Wednesday May 29th

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm WEDNESDAY SESSIONS - Live Stand Up Comedy & Cabaret

7:30pm Son of a Preacher Man - The Dusty Springfield Story

 

Thursday May 30th

CLOSED

 

 

Our Theatres

SPEAKEASY HQ

522 FLINDERS STREET

Speakeasy HQ presents weekly extravaganzas that heaves across the widest cross-section of live and performing arts of the contemporary era.

 

Speakeasy HQ is the Australian home of Vaudeville, cabaret, burlesque, carnival, burlesque, illusion, comedy and live music and the birth place of speaking easy. Home of the Speakeasy Candy Dolls and good old fashioned entertainment!

THE VAULT MELBOURNE

2 MERCANTILE PLACE

Imagine a night out in a true hidden speakeasy!

 

The Vault Melbourne is unique venue to host private function along with being our guest at our weekly displays of the most intimate shows in town. Set in an original gold rush bank this theatre has a luxurious feel. This is a one-of-a-kind renovated historic space comes with your own host, full catering and tailored entertainment package, plus it features its own laneway entrance and private bar located in the original bank vault.

 

Are you an artist or producer and looking to perform at one of our theatres?

We welcome you to come and visit us to talk further, view or test the space.

 

Please get in contact with us by clicking on the "apply Here" button and completing the application form, or email Knuckles directly.

 

Interested in working with us? We list all our jobs on our Facebook Page. 

 

Please get in contact with us by clicking on the "We Are Hiring" button and completing the application form, or email Knuckles directly.