THE AUSTRALIAN HOME OF VAUDEVILLE

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

 

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.

EXCLUSIVE OFFERS AND SPECIALS

Give a unique and exciting experience suitable for all occasions. Select from an extensive range of vouchers that are conveniently delivered via email straight to your inbox!

We have partnered with Secure Parking to offer our customers a discounted $7 night and weekend parking at 522 Flinders Lane Car Park (please check opening hours on their website).  PREBOOK your parking now. At the end of your booking process, enter promo code: SPEAKEASYHQ. Parking must be booked online and paid for BEFORE arriving at the car park.

We are bursting with excitement to be part of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2018!                  The Late Night Jazz Cabaret tours you spectacularly through all ages of cabaret, jazz and blues, in an iconically vaudeville style presentation. A fundraising benefit show, all proceeds from the ticket sales from the performance will he donated to assist in the re-establishment of the Bordello Theatre. After Speakeasy HQ’s Bordello Theatre was ravaged by a devastating fire in March 2018.

 

 

See you at the show! Or select a theatre below to see all shows sessions

 

 

 

Tuesday May 22nd

6:30pm Vaudeville & Burlesque
(Open mic 6:30-7:30pm followed by Vaudeville & Burlesque until close)

 

Thursday May 24th

6:30pm Vaudeville & Burlesque
(Open mic 6:30-7:30pm followed by Vaudeville & Burlesque until close)

 

Friday May 25th

Speakeasy HQ

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

8:30pm Stand Up Comedy, Vaudeville & Burlesque 

 

The Vault Melbourne

9pm FILTH - R Rated Stand Up Comedy

 

Saturday May 26th

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm Love Me or Leave Me - A Tribute to Nina Simone

8:30pm 20 Act Vaudeville & Burlesque Show 

 

The Vault Melbourne

7pm Andrew Roberts Live Comedy

8pm James Halloran Presents ‘Lush Life’

9:45pm Burlesque Extravganza 

 

Tuesday May 29th

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm Vaudeville & Burlesque
(Open mic 6:30-7:30pm followed by Vaudeville & Burlesque until close)

 

The Vault Melbourne

9 for $9 - Stand Up Gold  

 

Thursday May 31st

6:30pm Vaudeville & Burlesque
(Open mic 6:30-7:30pm followed by Vaudeville & Burlesque until close)

 

Friday June 1st

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm Dream a Little Dream - Audrey Twins

7:30pm Sinatra Style - A tuxedo crooning show

(Or purchase a double feature special to see both 6:30 & 7:30 shows)

8:30pm Stand Up Comedy, Vaudeville & Burlesque 

 

The Vault Melbourne

8pm TEACHER - The Comedy About Teaching

 

Saturday June 2nd

Speakeasy HQ

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

8:30pm 20 Act Vaudeville & Burlesque Show 

 

The Vault Melbourne

7pm Andrew Roberts Live Comedy

8pm Burlesque Extravganza

9:45pm Tassel & Tease Burlesque

 

Tuesday June 5th

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm Vaudeville & Burlesque
(Open mic 6:30-7:30pm followed by Vaudeville & Burlesque until close)

 

Thursday June 7th

6:30pm Vaudeville & Burlesque
(Open mic 6:30-7:30pm followed by Vaudeville & Burlesque until close)

 

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 and weekly displays 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.