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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday November 13th

Speakeasy HQ

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

8pm Essentially Ella - Live Piano Jazz

 

Wednesday November 14th

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm WEDNESDAY SESSIONS - Stand up Comedy & Burlesque

 

6:30pm  Debbie Reynolds to Ella Fitzgerald - “Dream a Little Dream"

8pm Oliver Northam & The Elsewheres - Indie Folk Band

 

Thursday November 15th

Speakeasy HQ

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

7:30pm FILTH - R Rated Stand Up Comedy

 

Friday November 16th

Speakeasy HQ

7pm Harlem Nights - Jazz Renaissance from Ella to Bille Holiday (90mins)

8:30pm Friday Night Vaudeville, Burlesque & Jazz (includes tickets to Music & Booze Power Hour)

9:45pm Music & Booze Power Hour

 

The Vault Melbourne

6pm  Debbie Reynolds to Ella Fitzgerald - “Dream a Little Dream"

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

8pm Burlesque Extravaganza

9:45pm Tassel & Tease Burlesque

 

Saturday November 17th

Speakeasy HQ

1pm  Double Feature - Sinatra Style &“The Audrey Twins - Debby Reynolds To Ella Fitzgerald

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

 

6:30pm Dames & Divas -  Ella Fitzgerald to Aretha Franklin (90min with live band)

 

8:30pm Speakeasy HQ 20 Act Vaudeville & Burlesque

(ticket includes live Jazz post show entertainment)

9:45pm The Melbourne Jazz Cabaret Syndicate

 

The Vault Melbourne

7pm TEACHER - The Comedy About Teaching

8pm Burlesque Extravaganza

9:45pm Tassel & Tease Burlesque

 

Tuesday November 20th

Speakeasy HQ

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

8pm Miniature Museum of Magic - Illusionist Jo Clyne

 

The Vault Melbourne

8pm Mother Tongue - Stand Up Comedy for the Inner Bogan

 

Wednesday November 21st

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm WEDNESDAY SESSIONS - Stand up Comedy & Burlesque

 

7:30pm Essentially Ella - Live Piano Jazz

8pm “I Love Pauline Hanson” - The  Live Stand Up Comedy

 

The Vault Melbourne

6pm That’s Amore - The Dean Martin Effect

 

Thursday November 22nd

Speakeasy HQ

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

8pm Mother Tongue - Stand Up Comedy for the Inner Bogan

 

Friday November 23rd

Speakeasy HQ

7pm Sinatra Style - The Tuxedo Show

 

8:30pm Speakeasy HQ 20 Act Vaudeville & Burlesque

(ticket includes live music post show entertainment)

 

9:45pm Music & Booze Power Hour

 

The Vault Melbourne

8pm Burlesque Extravaganza

9:45pm Tassel & Tease Burlesque

 

Saturday November 24th

Speakeasy HQ

2pm  Double Feature - Sinatra Style &“The Audrey Twins - Debby Reynolds To Ella Fitzgerald

 

6:30pm  Miniature Museum of Magic - Illusionist Jo Clyne

7:30pm Circus Hoola Balloo. The Family Friendly Circus Show

 

8:30pm Speakeasy HQ 20 Act Vaudeville & Burlesque

(ticket includes live Jazz post show entertainment)

9:45pm The Melbourne Jazz Cabaret Syndicate

 

The Vault Melbourne

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

8pm Burlesque Extravaganza

9:45pm Tassel & Tease Burlesque

 

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.