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 January 22nd

Speakeasy HQ

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

8pm Harlem Nights - Jazz Renaissance from Ella to Billie Holiday

 

Wednesday January 23rd

Speakeasy HQ

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

7pm Sinatra Style - The Tuxedo Show

 

Thursday January 24th

Speakeasy HQ

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

7pm Mad, Mod & Marvellous - Petula Clarke & Carole King Essentials

 

Friday January 25th

Speakeasy HQ

7pm That’s Amore - The Dean Martin Effect

8:30pm Friday Night Vaudeville, Burlesque & Jazz 

(includes tickets to Music & Booze Power Hour)

9:45pm Music & Booze Power Hour

 

The Vault Melbourne

7pm Mullet Dictatorship - Stand Up Comedy about Bogan Fascism

8pm Burlesque Nineteen Twen-Tease

 

Saturday January 26th

Speakeasy HQ

1pm Harlem  Jazz Renaissance - Ella to Bille Holiday & High Tea

2pm The Audrey Twins & Sinatra Style

 

7pm Essentially Ella - Live Piano Jazz 

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

8pm Burlesque Extravaganza

9:45pm Tassel & Tease Burlesque

 

Tuesday January 29th

Speakeasy HQ

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

8pm Strongman, Daredevil, Idiot - Comedian, Strong Man, Russian

 

Wednesday January 30th

Speakeasy HQ

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

7pm Sinatra Style - The Tuxedo Show

 

Thursday January 31st

CLOSED FOR PRIVATE EVENT

 

 

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.