NECCome visit Speakeasy HQ's gallery of living, breathing art. Using skin as empty canvases, watch masterpieces be created before your eyes. Be entertained by live music and performers while you peruse our exhibit with a drink in hand from one of our two bars. The art work created is temporary and exclusive to this event. At the end of the night the audience will vote on our winner!
1st Thurs Every Month Next THURS 7th Sept 7:30PM
In 2010, Gillian English almost married someone she didn’t love, just because she was afraid to admit that she had made a mistake. In the six years that followed, making mistakes about love and
lust have been the only constants in an otherwise uncertain life. An endless stream of bizarre and ridiculous romantic disappointments left the award winning storyteller with a stories that will keep
you on the edge of your seats.
All the ingredients to make her. . . A BITTER SHREW
AUG 18th - 20th 7:30PM
Join acclaimed standup comedian Gabe Francis as he tells the hilarious story of a life ouced in the shadow of the world's most famous wizard. Although his likeness is remarkable, his hilarious take on not inheriting any super powers is an experience to remember
SAT 15th JUL - 30th SEP 7:30PM
THE OLD MARRIED COUPLE are the faces of new vintage, playing Dixieland style music with a vaudevillian twist that would be at home as much in the Music Halls of the 19th century as they are in the 21st century. Riley and Katie are young married pair in their 20’s but they’re vintage in style and sound.
SAT 2 SEPT 6:30PM
A must see comedy experience. After selling out his entire season and extra shows at the 2017 Melbourne International comedy festival, Michael Shafar brings Jewish-ish to Speakeasy HQ.
It's comedy from the mean streets of East St Kilda.
SAT 19 & 26 AUG, 2 SEP 7:00PM
Presenting some of the most beautiful songs ever sung, the stunning voices of identical twins Amy & Mel Djuric are equalled only by their beauty. As they reprise songs from the golden era of romance and Hollywood including songs from Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Dusty Springfield and Debbie Reynolds, the performance is charmingly talented as well as hilariously presented from the beginning to the end.
AUG 31th & 12TH 7PM
Leave your inhibitions in the comfort of your home and surrender to the seduction of "Ménage à trois"! Plunge deep into your darkest pleasures in a show filled with acts of danger, artistry and fire. Witness performances as a new cross over of the most tempting burlesque girls in town tantalise you through striptease while some of circus's darkest daughters elevate your heart to a thunderous beat.
EVERY FRI 11, 18 & 25 AUG 8:30PM
The driest of the dry comedians in the country, Joseph Green presents his critically acclaimed solo show Scallywag at Speakeasy HQ for a limited season! You will be captivated by not only his charm and alluring suave presentation but by Joseph Green's hilariously satirical presentation of life in Australia today with his dry and shameless material.
FRI 18 AUG & SAT 19 AUG 6:30PM
Varietease is the hottest show in town, including circus, cabaret, stand-up comedy & Burlesque performances. Situated in the basement of a former 1850's gold-rush era bank, The Vault Theatre complete with show stopping performances, Varietease is a vaudeville program that brings some of the sexiest, funniest & most impressive acts together on the same stage.
EVERY Friday 8pm in The Vault Melbourne
Presented in the bank vault of an 1860's Gold-Rush era State Savings Bank, Burlesque Magnifique is a presentation of some of the most stunning and alluring burlesque, strip and tease acts in the country today.
EVERY Sat 8pm throughout May & June
Each vaudeville program includes up to 30 artists, performing 3-5 minutes routines, including circus artists, burlesque dancers, sideshow presenters, tap dancers, stand-up comedians, cabaret performers, jugglers, knife throwers and hypnotists to name a few.
Every Saturday night from 8:30pm
Presenting some of the most stunning, sultry and hottest burlesque acts in Melbourne
Saturday Nights from 9:30pm