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.

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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

 

See you at the show!

Or select a theatre below to see all shows sessions

 

 

Tuesday October 16th

Speakeasy HQ

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

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

 

The Vault Melbourne

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

 

Wednesday October 17th

Speakeasy HQ

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

7pm  That’s Amore - The Dean Martin Effect

8pm The Very Model Comedy 

   

Thursday October 18th

Speakeasy HQ

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

8pm Ukulele Demigod - Stand Up, Song & Comedy

 

Friday October 19th

Speakeasy HQ

7pm  That’s Amore - The Dean Martin Effect

8:30pm SPECIAL FEATURE Oktoberfest Vaudeville & Burlesque

9:45pm Music & Booze Power Hour

 

The Vault Melbourne

8pm Mullet Dictatorship - Stand Up Comedy about Bogan Fascism

 

Saturday October 20th

Speakeasy HQ

7:30pm Miniature Museum of Magic - Illusionist Jo Clyne

8:30pm SPECIAL FEATURE Oktoberfest Vaudeville & Burlesque

(ticket includes live Jazz post show entertainment)

9:45pm The Melbourne Jazz Cabaret Syndicate

 

The Vault Melbourne

6pm Mad, Mod & Marvellous - Petula Clark & Carol King Essentials

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

8pm Burlesque Extravaganza

9:45pm Tassel & Tease Burlesque

 

Tuesday October 23rd

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 October 24th

Speakeasy HQ

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

 

6:30 Essentially Ella - Live Piano Jazz

8pm Oliver Northam & The Elsewheres - Indie Folk Band

 

Thursday October 25th

Speakeasy HQ

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

8pm Mullet Dictatorship - Stand Up Comedy about Bogan Fascism

 

** FREE EVENT **

6pm Flesh Behind Feathers - Art Exhibition Study of Burlesque

 

Friday October 26th

Speakeasy HQ

7pm Harlem to New Orleans - The Lullaby of Birdland

8:30pm SPECIAL FEATURE Oktoberfest Vaudeville & Burlesque

9:45pm Music & Booze Power Hour

 

The Vault Melbourne

6pm  That’s Amore - The Dean Martin Effect

7pm Mad, Mod & Marvellous - Petula Clark & Carol King Essentials

8pm FILTH - R Rated Stand Up Comedy

 

Saturday October 27th

Speakeasy HQ

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

2pm  ‘Edith Piaf - Love, Life & No Regrets’ Includes Sinatra Styl the-show set

 

6pm Sinatra Style - The Tuxedo Show

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

8:30pm SPECIAL FEATURE Oktoberfest Vaudeville & Burlesque

(ticket includes live Jazz post show entertainment)

9:45pm The Melbourne Jazz Cabaret Syndicate

 

The Vault Melbourne

7pm Miniature Museum of Magic - Illusionist Jo Clyne

8pm Burlesque Extravaganza

9:45pm Tassel & Tease Burlesque

 

 

Tuesday October 30th

Speakeasy HQ

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

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

 

The Vault Melbourne

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

 

 

Wednesday October 31st

Speakeasy HQ

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

 

7pm  That’s Amore - The Dean Martin Effect

8pm The Very Model Comedy 

 

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.