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.

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Special Event - Valentine's Day

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Burlesque Amarouse - Valentines Review

Presented in the original bank vault of the 1850’s gold rush era bank, Burlesque Amarouse presents a beautiful and arousing celebration of the human form, as it’s revealed sensually, and alluring through the art of strip, tease and burlesque. 

My Funny Valentine

Speakeasy HQ Presents ‘My Funny Valentine’ with a Vaudeville line-up of up to 20 live acts, including comedians, burlesque artists and finished off with a romantic jazz set. Valentine’s Day packages available with VIP treats & thrills.

 

 

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

 

 

 

Tuesday February 13th 

CLOSED

 

Wednesday February 14th 

SPEAKEASY HQ

7pm Sinatra Style

8pm Burlesque Amarouse - Valentines Review

9:30pm Sly Bar Piano Lounge

 

 

The Vault Melbourne

8:30pm My Funny Valentine

 

Thursday February 15th

CLOSED

 

Friday February 16th

Speakeasy HQ

7pm Dusty Springfield - Son of a Preacher Man

8:30pm Stand Up Comedy, Vaudeville & Burlesque (includes Sly bar Piano Lounge)

9:45pm Sly Bar Piano Lounge

 

The Vault Melbourne

8pm Burlesque Amarouse - Valentines Review

 

 

Saturday February 17th

 

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm Dames & Divas - Nina Simone to Aretha Franklin

8:30pm 20 Act Vaudeville & Burlesque Show (includes Sly bar Piano Lounge)

 

9:45pm Sly Bar Piano Lounge

 

The Vault Melbourne

 

6:00pm Life as Andrew Roberts

7pm Dusty Springfield - Son of a Preacher Man

8:00pm Burlesque Magnifique

 

 

Tuesday February 20th 

6:30pm Vaudeville & Burlesque

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

 

Thursday February 22nd

Speakeasy HQ 

6:30pm Vaudeville & Burlesque

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

 

8:00pm Revolving Dore Stand-Up Comedy

 

 

Friday February 23rd

Speakeasy HQ 

6:30pm Scorpion Club Cabaret (90min performance)

8:30pm Stand Up Comedy, Vaudeville & Burlesque (includes Sly bar Piano Lounge)

9:45pm Sly Bar Piano Lounge

 

The Vault Melbourne

6:00pm Life as Andrew Roberts

7:00pm Revolving Dore Stand-Up Comedy

 

 

Saturday February 24th

Speakeasy HQ

6:30pm Edith Piaf - Love, Life & No Regrets (90 min performance)

8:30pm 20 Act Vaudeville & Burlesque Show (includes Sly bar Piano Lounge)

9:45pm Sly Bar Piano Lounge

 

The Vault Melbourne

7:00pm Revolving Dore Stand-Up Comedy

8:00pm Burlesque Magnifique

9:45pm Burlesque Magnifique (2nd show)

 

Tuesday February 27th

6:30pm Vaudeville & Burlesque

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

 

 

Thursday March 1st

Speakeasy HQ 

6:30pm Vaudeville & Burlesque

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

 

8:30pm At Last - Song from the Golden Era of Romance

 

Friday March 2nd

Speakeasy HQ 

6:30pm Edith Piaf - Love, Life & No Regrets (90 min performance)

8:30pm Stand Up Comedy, Vaudeville & Burlesque (includes Sly bar Piano Lounge)

9:45pm Sly Bar Piano Lounge

 

The Vault Melbourne

7pm At Last - Song from the Golden Era of Romance

 

 

Saturday March 3rd

Speakeasy HQ

6:00pm Sinatra Style

7pm At Last - Song from the Golden Era of Romance

8:30pm 20 Act Vaudeville & Burlesque Show  (includes Sly bar Piano Lounge)

9:45pm Sly Bar Piano Lounge

 

The Vault Melbourne

8:00pm Burlesque Magnifique

 

 

Tuesday March 6th

6:30pm Vaudeville & Burlesque

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

 

 

Thursday March 8th

Speakeasy HQ 

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.

THE BORDELLO THEATRE

518 FLINDERS STREET

LAUNCHING JANUARY 2018

 

Melbourne’s longest serving brothel has just formed a partnership that will transform its disused attic into The city’s newest and edgiest theatre!

 

Located on on Flinders St in Top of the Town, The Bordello Theatre will specialise in queer content, offbeat plays and truly experimental theatre art.
 

 

 

 

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.