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High Tea & Live Jazz
28 March 2020 1:00 PM to 18 April 2020 2:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
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. Delight your senses with freshly made tea & coffee from our cafe, or a champagne from the bar, and a selection of cakes, scones or sandwiches brought to your table as you enjoy performances by some of Melbourne’s most entertaining jazz vocalists.
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High Tea with Petula Clark & Carole King
4 April 2020 2:00 PM to 29 August 2020 1:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Two of the most timeless artists of the 20th Century are drawn together in a stunning, playful and feel good cabaret with the delicious opulence of High Tea! It’s all about the hair, the music and the romance of the era that inspired cabaret heavyweight Amy Audrey to share the playlist of her life on stage. Witty, self aware with the magical memories and music of Carole King and Petula Clark makes this a must see!
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SKANK-TIFIED - The Raunchy Musical Comedy Not to be Missed!!
25 March 2020 8:00 PM to 7 April 2020 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Taylor Bradfield debuts her biographical comedy - Skank-tified. With a medley of original songs and parodies, semi-nudity and dance, she gives us an irreverent peek into what its like to grow up indoctrinated with uncompromising spiritual rigidity only to turn down a pathway of heresy and whoredom.
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Aphrodisiac Burlesque - "Be Aroused"
27 March 2020 8:00 PM to 25 April 2020 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522, Flinders, Melbourne Victoria 3000
Presented in an 1860’s gold rush era State Savings Bank, now Australia’s only vaudeville bar and theatre, Aphrodisiac Burlesque is a celebration of form, sensuality, and allure through the art of strip, tease and burlesque along with comedy, circus and musical acts. Aphrodisiac Burlesque is presented alongside a selection of variety and vaudeville acts thrown in for good measure - adding more Bang for your buck! Seating commences at the session time listed or shortly thereafter.
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Burlesque Magnifique
27 March 2020 8:00 PM to 16 May 2020 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
Presented in a theatre that was once an 1860's Gold-Rush era State Savings Bank, Burlesque Magnifique is a presentation of some of the most alluring burlesque, strip and tease acts in the country today alongside fascinatingly quirky variety performances all mixed in with a comedian MC. Delivered to you in Melbourne’s most iconic theatre, with cocktail bar and tapas to go with your journey down the rabbit hole of burlesque! Seating commences at the session time listed or shortly thereafter.
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Burlesque Nineteen Twen-Tease
27 March 2020 8:00 PM to 27 June 2020 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
Friday nights just got a whole lot hotter, as “Nineteen Twen-Tease Burlesque” hits Melbourne. Presented by a comedian MC, at Melbourne’s most fascinating theatre, let us transport you back in time to the earthy origins of early 1900’s burlesque as you sip on a cocktail and take in all the glamour and glory of burlesque’s finest offerings along with a selection of variety and vaudeville acts thrown in for good measure #TheTwentiesAreComing #SpeakeasyHQ
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Burlesque Extravaganza
28 March 2020 8:00 PM to 26 September 2020 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ (Apollo Theatre)
Upper Level, 520-522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
If you have ever imagined luxuriating in a hidden club in Chicago in at the height of prohibition, Burlesque Extravaganza will deliver! Presenting some of the most stunning, sultry and hottest burlesque acts in Melbourne, alongside fascinating and quirky variety performances, Burlesque Extravaganza will transport you! With a comedian MC, burlesque and cocktails and the opulence of Speakeasy HQ. Seating commences at the session time listed or shortly thereafter.
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APPLAUSE - 1930's Berlin Inspired Cabaret & Burlesque Now!
27 March 2020 8:30 PM to 4 July 2020 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
At Australia’s most lavish, hidden, boutique theatre Speakeasy HQ presents you with APPLAUSE!!! The smouldering Cabaret and Burlesque show that reinterprets the flavour of 1939 Berlin with the widest possibly variety of comedians, cabaret, burlesque and variety performers from around the world. Join us for an experience of bootleg follies and all that jazz.
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Weekly Bible Study - (Secret Vaudeville & Burlesque Show!)
31 March 2020 6:30 PM to 30 June 2020 7:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Please don’t tell anyone this is on! Seriously! But... since you’ve found it, the password to get in is ‘Knuckles Sent Me’. There will be live acts, comedians, variety performers, cabaret artists and a burlesque finish, to name a few of the many live acts followed by a headline performance every show. Up to 15 live acts every night! $10 cocktails, $7 pizzas & $5 beers during 6:30-7:30pm happy hour as the fun, feathers and gin flow freely!! “Knock three times, ask for Knuckles”
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Gin Joint & Music Hall - Vintage Cabaret for the Soul
25 March 2020 6:30 PM to 24 June 2020 7:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Gin Joint & Music Hall is the remedy that soothes the soul. Indulge in a night of live music at the only Vaudeville Theatre in the Southern Hemisphere, while you sip effortlessly at a cocktail, and enjoy the songs that we all know and love. Each Wednesday the stage hosts different performances by vintage tribute artists that include the likes of Carol King, Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dusty Springfield, Edith Piaf and Dean Martin, all in a suave, truly vintage bar & theatre.
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WEDNESDAY SESSIONS - Comedy & Cabaret
25 March 2020 6:30 PM to 1 July 2020 7:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Enjoy the famous Speakeasy HQ Happy Hour with $7 pizzas, $10 cocktails, and $5 beers as you enjoy Wednesday Sessions, with some of the most diverse live acts in the country today, Performances from 6:30-9pm.
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That’s Amore - The Dean Martin Effect
10 April 2020 7:00 PM to 22 April 2020 6:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Join international crooning sensation Roy Maloy in his tuxedo wearing, gin sipping Dean Martin tribute show. Including hilarious rhetoric, as Maloy delivers a knock-out performance of the Rat Pack and Dean songs we all know and love, as well as some surprise hits that will keep you smiling and singing for weeks!
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Friday Night Vaudeville, Burlesque & Jazz
3 April 2020 8:30 PM to 25 September 2020 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Every Friday night, Australia’s only vaudeville wine bar and theatre presents a continuous line-up of vaudeville acts from 8:30pm - 11:30pm. Including comedians, circus, jazz, sideshow and a Burlesque finisher, for your enjoyment.
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High Tea & Ultimate 50’s Rock n Roll Girls The Doo Ron Rons
18 April 2020 2:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
One of the most celebrated sister acts in the world comes to Melbourne for a limited season! The Doo Ron Rons deliver the songs we all know and love as the anthems to our lives including Lollipop, Stop in the Name of Love and Going to the Chappel! Covering classics from the Supremes, The Ronettes, The Pointer Sisters and more. Sing along, laugh along with their clever and often hilarious banter, and be transported back to the innocence and glory of music’s golden era!
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R.E.S.P.E.C.T: Jazz Soul & Blues - The Audrey Twins
3 April 2020 7:00 PM to 19 September 2020 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Vintage cabaret, jazz & comedy sensations, identical twins Amy & Mel Audrey reprise the very image of sex symbols of the 50's and 60's with all the glamour of a bygone era as they perform in a smokey cabaret theatre with songs from Debbie Reynolds, Ella Fitzgerald and Carole King, at Australia’s only vaudeville theatre. Sip on a cocktail and indulge in the most stunnibg songs of a generation with the Audrey Twins!
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- R - Comedy - Funny as F%#k
24 April 2020 9:00 PM to 25 April 2020 7:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
For the audiende who loved and cherished Rodney Rude and Kevin Bloody Wilson, "Funny as F%#k" brings you a line up of exquisitely filthy comics who present nothing but trigger warnings from start to finish. Not for the faint hearted, or the easily offended.
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The Stand Up Comedy Slap Down with Burlesque
24 April 2020 9:00 PM to 4 September 2020 9:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Each year stand up comedy is presented in clubs, pubs, bars and back rooms around the country. The Slapdown is a showcase of some of the fastest, most dynamic, Up and coming artists in the underground stand up comedy circuit today with a burlesque finish. Not for the faint hearted, full if trigger warnings start to finish and entirely politically incorrect at every stage.
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EDITH PIAF - Love, Life, & No Regrets
25 April 2020 7:00 PM to 25 September 2020 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
The Little Sparrow, French cabaret star Jem 'Appelle, presents the life-story, songs and loves of super star Edith Piaf in a stunning live performance. Presenting the captivating journey of the greatest Cabaret star of all time, Edith Piaf's legacy lives vividly on in this breathtaking performance.
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Midnight Masquerade Burlesque
25 April 2020 9:00 PM to 18 September 2020 9:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
Indulge your senses as Midnight Masquerade Burlesque beckons you into its lavish, hidden theatre for a night of unforgettable burlesque. Presented in an 1850's gold rush era bank, hidden in a Melbourne laneway; seating is restricted to only 24 per show. Premium Edwardian, velvet armchair seating options available for premium seating as you take in an up close and intimate performance by some of Australia's most beautiful Burlesque artists. Audiences are requested to wear face covering masques.
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The Doo Ron Rons - The Ultimate 50's Vintage Cabaret!
29 April 2020 6:30 PM to 23 September 2020 7:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
One of the most celebrated sister acts in the world comes to Melbourne for a limited season as the Doo Ron Ron’s deliver the songs we all know and love! Covering classics from the Supremes, The Ronettes, The Pointer Sisters and more. Sing along, laugh along with their clever and often hilarious banter, and be transported back to the innocence and glory of music’s golden era!
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Varietease - Vaudeville & Burlesque
1 May 2020 8:30 PM to 26 September 2020 8:30 PM
Speakeasy Hq
The Vault Melbourne , 2 Mercantile Place (enter via Katherine Place) or via 522 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Varietease is the hottest show in town, including circus, cabaret, stand-up comedy & a smokin hot Burlesque performances. Presented in what was once an 1850's gold-rush era bank, enjoy the show with the bar serving cocktails and tapas that you can enjoy as you watch the show. 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.
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Speakeasy HQ 20 Act Vaudeville & Burlesque
1 May 2020 8:30 PM to 26 September 2020 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ (Apollo Theatre)
Upper Level, 520-522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Experience the only authentic 20-act Vaudeville & Burlesque show in the Southern Hemisphere today! An amazingly unique entertainment experience in the only purpose built vaudeville theatre in Australia, each act lasting only three to five minutes and capped off with a stunning Burlesque Extravaganza. Includes the likes of magicians, live jazz singers, circus and sideshow performances, stand up comedians, burlesque and boylesque, all presented at a blistering and unforgettable pace. MA 15+
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Las Vegas Nights - Showgirls, Songs & Cocktails!
1 May 2020 8:30 PM to 26 September 2020 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
What happens in Vegas... witness the only show like it in Australia with a cocktail in hand and performances straight out of decadent early 1960’s of Las Vegas. The performance comprises up to a dozen different acts that can include the likes of a comedian, a fire dancer, an Elvis impersonator, a Sinatra Crooner, burlesque acts and more! All acts are 5-10 minutes each and you will take in more live art in one night than you will in a decade! (Acts vary week to week)
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High Tea with Dean Martin - That’s Amore
28 March 2020 1:00 PM to 5 September 2020 1:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Join international crooning sensation Roy Maloy in his tuxedo wearing, gin sipping Dean Martin tribute show. Including hilarious rhetoric, as Maloy delivers a knock-out performance of the Rat Pack and Dean songs we all know and love, as well as some surprise hits that will keep you smiling and singing for weeks!
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Harlem Nights - The 1920-1950 Harlem Jazz Renaissance
2 May 2020 7:00 PM to 19 September 2020 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
In an authenitcally rare presentations of one of the most powerful events in musical history Ashleigh Marshall will take you on an exquisite 90 minute journey that spans the hits of a generation! Including the breath taking works of Aretha Franklin, Louis Armstrong, Count Basey and Ella Fitzgerald, Ashleigh's vocal timber will leave you breath taken.
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DUSTY - Son of a Preacher Man in Cabaret
8 May 2020 7:00 PM to 22 September 2020 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
One of the most haunting voices of all time, Dusty Springfield, is captured beautifully by cabaret siren Mel Djuric in this biographical cabaret that captures the songs, stories and life of Dusty Springfield.
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KAREN CARPENTER - Yesterday Once More
9 May 2020 7:00 PM to 30 September 2020 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
The resonating voice of a generation comes through in this deeply moving biographical cabaret of one of the world’s greatest sweethearts, Karen Carpenter. Performed by Jem ‘Appelle, who’s previous role as Edith Piaf won her acclaim nationally, Yesterday Once More is a moving, and deeply soulful presentation of t beauty and art that was brought to us by Karen Carpenter in this exquisite 90 minute performance.
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DOWNTOWN - The Petula Clark & Carole King Essentials
25 March 2020 7:30 PM to 29 September 2020 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Two of the most timeless artists of the 20th Century are drawn together and presented in a stunning, playful and feel good cabaret by vintage icon Amy Audrey! It’s all about the hair, the music and the romance of the era that inspired cabaret heavyweight Amy Audrey to share the playlist of her life on stage. Witty, self aware with the magical memories and music of Carole King and Petula Clark makes this a must see!
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Tassel & Tease Burlesque
15 May 2020 8:00 PM to 26 September 2020 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre Room, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Your every imagining of a hidden, prohibition era cabaret theatre, with stunning burlesque and quirky variety performances, presented by a comedian MC, will be met as you sip your wine, feasting your eyes and indulging in the grace, charm and beauty of Tassel and Tease Burlesque! Enjoy a cocktail and enjoy a round of tapas as you luxuriate are Speakeasy asy HQ Vaudeville & Burlesque Theatre. Seating commences at the session time listed or shortly thereafter.
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Edith Piaf - Love, Life, & No Regrets with High Tea
30 May 2020 1:00 PM to 5 September 2020 1:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Enjoy a spectacular High Tea, as The Little Sparrow, French cabaret star Jem 'Appelle, presents the story, songs and loves of super star Edith Piaf in a stunning live performance. Presenting the captivating journey of the greatest cabaret star of all time, Edith Piaf's legacy lives vividly on in this breathtaking performance as you take in the opulence of Australia’s only Vaudeville Theatre with a stunning High Tea!
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With Love From Ella
9 June 2020 7:30 PM to 25 September 2020 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ (Apollo Theatre)
Upper Level, 520-522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Australian cabaret queen Meg Hickey presents her 2016 release of songs live in concert - 'With Love From Ella' in a salute to timeless soul and blues icons. Ever wished you could travel back in time and be at the Apollo and listening to Ella Fitzgerald live on stage? Or to be at the Sands and witnessing the stunning voice of Aretha Franklin? Lady Fox 'With Love From Ella' gives you a unique opportunity to witness Australia's soul heavy-weight singer live in an intimate concert.
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Essentially Ella - Live Piano Jazz
9 June 2020 7:30 PM to 25 September 2020 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
The essential selection of Ella Fitzgerald’s repertoire is seemlessly and elegantly delivered to you as cabaret super star, Meg Hickey. Presenting her stunning vocal range while playing piano, Meg also demonstrates her skills on trumpet as well as tap and her sensational presentation skills. Enjoy Essentially Ella in the opulence of Australia’s only vaudeville theatre!
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Chicago & All That Jazz
17 June 2020 7:30 PM to 26 September 2020 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre Room, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
A dazzling look at one of the most successful musicals of all time, in search of fame, fortune, justice, and all that jazz! This sexy and utterly engaging tribute to 1920s prohibition era Chicago brings a taste of the timeless musical to the stage of Speakeasy HQ’s Apollo Theatre. As addictive as the gossip columns and as unforgettable as any trial of the Century! Al Capone to bootlegging Brandy! Round up your mob and live in the moment!
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High Tea & Cabaret - The Dusty Springfield Story
8 June 2019 2:00 PM to 11 July 2020 1:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
One of the most haunting voices of all time, Dusty Springfield, is captured beautifully by cabaret siren Mel Djuric while you enjoy the opulence of high tea in Australia’s only Vaudeville theatre in this biographical cabaret that captures the songs, stories and life of Dusty Springfield.
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Sinatra Style - The Tuxedo Show & High Tea
4 July 2020 1:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Indulge yourself with a truly breath taking performance with piano celebrity Nat Zammit, and Sinatra tribute artist, Roy Maloy as the opulence and glamour from a bygone era come together at Australia’s only vaudeville theatre, with High Tea & Live Jazz. Delight your senses with freshly made tea & coffee from our cafe, or a champagne from the bar, and a selection of cakes, scones or sandwiches brought to your table as you enjoy performances by some of Melbourne’s most entertaining jazz vocalists.