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Ratpack Roulette
17 November 2018 1:00 PM to 15 March 2019 6:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre Room, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
If you love the Ratpack in all their golden era glory, you'll Love Ratpack Roulette. Presented by one of the truly great jazz singers and crooners, Roy Maloy takes the audience on an irreverent journey with songs and stories of the singers who gave us anthems such as Under My Skin, Mr Bojangles, Mack the Knife and more. Performed at Australia's only dedicated vaudeville theatre, your experience will take you to an authentic speakeasy!
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Jazz Cabaret Matinee
17 November 2018 2:00 PM to 22 December 2018 2:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Indulge yourself in a stunning experience of live jazz and cabaret with a matinee feature at Australia’s only vaudeville theatre, Speakeasy HQ. Enjoy a perfectly brewed coffee from our cafe or a champagne from the bar while you enjoy the comedy of cabaret or the joy of exquisite jazz, at the live cabaret matinee.
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Debbie Reynolds - Etta James -High Tea with The Audrey Twins
17 November 2018 1:00 PM to 19 January 2019 1:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Cabaret, Jazz & comedy sensations, identical twins Amy & Mel Audrey reprise the fun and glamour from a bygone era together as they perform songs from Debbie Reynolds to Ella Fitzgerald, at Australia’s only vaudeville theatre, while you enjoy High Tea. Delight your senses with freshly made tea & coffee from our cafe, or a champagne and a selection of cakes, scones or sandwiches brought to your table as you enjoy the 90 minute show by presented by the Audrey Twins.
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Sinatra Style - The Tuxedo Show & High Tea
17 November 2018 1:00 PM to 19 January 2019 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.
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High Tea & Live Jazz
17 November 2018 2:00 PM to 19 January 2019 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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Edith Piaf - Love, Life, & No Regrets with High Tea
17 November 2018 2:00 PM to 19 January 2019 2:00 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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Dames & Divas - Ella Fitzgerald to Aretha Franklin
17 November 2018 6:30 PM to 8 December 2018 6:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
The return of Melbourne soul vocalist icon & veteran Christine Manetta with a stylish & dynamic experience of the music of the Great Women of Jazz, Blues & Soul of the 1930’s through to the 1960’s. The sultry powerhouse and vocals combined with an enormous lifetime of performing brings the stage sensation that is Christina Manetta through a wide-ranging & soulful stage experience; delivering songs from Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald & Aretha Franklin. 90min performance
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TEACHER - The Comedy About Teaching
17 November 2018 7:00 PM to 8 March 2019 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
Nadine Sparks spent a staggering 15 years working in education and she's saved the very best bits for you. Her endearing, honest and energetic nature transforms chalkboard confessions and yard duty anecdotes into an hour of hilarity. A show for anybody who went to school and especially those who have worked in them!
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November Neverland - Burlesque & Vaudevile
17 November 2018 8:30 PM to 24 November 2018 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Indulge your imagination, and be thrilled by the only live 20 act vaudeville & burlesque show in the Southern Hemisphere. This november presents a special performance of burlesque fairies, performing pirate circus artists, lost boys, lost girls with cocktails and shooters to match! Experience the raw and imaginative talent of some of the most unusual and brilliant talents that australia has to offer, with performances every all night long!
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Burlesque Extravaganza
17 November 2018 8:00 PM to 27 April 2019 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ (Apollo Theatre)
Upper Level, 520-522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
If you have ever imagined being at the Moulin Rouge in 1920, or kicking back in a smoky 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, Burlesque Extravaganza is a presentation that will transport you!
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Burlesque Magnifique - Presented in The Vault
17 November 2018 8:00 PM to 27 April 2019 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
Presented in the bank vault of an 1860's Gold-Rush era State Savings Bank, Burlesque Magnified is a presentation of some of the most stunning and alluring burlesque, strip and tease acts in the country today.
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Stand Up Comedy, Burlesque & Jazz
17 November 2018 8:30 PM to 22 December 2018 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre Room, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Drawing together all of the most magnificent genres of performance into the same place at one time and you have something truly memorable. With an espresso martini or a glass of champagne in hands enjoy a wild ride of bar meets theatre with stand up comedians, burlesque and jazz!
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The Melbourne Jazz Cabaret & Variety Syndicate
17 November 2018 8:30 PM to 27 April 2019 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
As the hours get late Australia’s only vaudeville theatre heats up the night with the late night jazz and cabaret set. With cocktails and whisky bar, enjoy live jazz and cabaret musicians as you end a spectacular evening in the stunning surrounds of Australia’s only dedicated vaudeville theatre.
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Varietease - Vaudeville & Burlesque
17 November 2018 8:30 PM to 27 April 2019 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
17 November 2018 8:30 PM to 27 April 2019 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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Sly Bar Piano Lounge
17 November 2018 9:30 PM to 29 December 2018 9:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Presenting an after hours piano and jazz set at Australia’s best loved speakeasy Vaudeville Theatre & bar! Every dream you’ve ever had of sitting a 1920’s, smoke filled speakeasy, listening to live jazz, while you sip a world classed martini, come to life at Australia’s only vaudeville theatre for ‘Sly Bar Piano Lounge’. Featuring piano prodigy Dr Max, guest brass by Benny Brookson, occasional appearances by festival sensation Ukuele Will and vocals by Miss Frances. Indulge your every sense!
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Late Night Jazz Cabaret & Burlesque
17 November 2018 9:45 PM to 27 April 2019 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ (Apollo Theatre)
Upper Level, 520-522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
The only Vaudeville Theatre in the Southern Hemisphere presents an authentic Vaudeville line up of musical acts from all genres. Including, but not limited to, the likes of a Frank Sinatra tribute performance, a ukulele folk sensation, identical twins singing postmodern jukebox and a soul singer for good measure; and finished off with the Speakeasy HQ signature Burlesque acts! Programs change each week and are as authentically 1920’s Vaudeville as possible. Pre show comedians from 8:30pm.
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Burlesque Vault - Melbourne’s Hottest Review
17 November 2018 9:45 PM to 27 April 2019 9:45 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
Presented in the original bank vault of the 1850’s gold rush era State Savings 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.
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Tassel & Tease Burlesque
17 November 2018 9:45 PM to 27 April 2019 9:45 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre Room, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Presenting a line up of timelessly beautiful and smoking hot Burlesque, in the spirit of the Moulin Rouge and with all the tease you can handle in one night! Your every imagining of a smoke filled cabaret theatre, with stunning performances by world elite class and burlesque acts, will be met as you sip your wine, feasting your eyes and indulging in the grace, charm and beauty of Tassel and Tease Burlesque!
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Weekly Bible Study - (Secret Vaudeville & Burlesque Show!)
20 November 2018 6:30 PM to 27 December 2018 6:30 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 pass word to get in is ‘Knuckles Sent Me’. There will be live acts, comedians, variety performers, a burlesque finish, and cabaret artists, 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 will flow freely!! “Knock three times, ask for Knuckles”
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Mother Tongue - Stand Up Comedy for the Inner Bogan
20 November 2018 7:00 PM to 18 December 2018 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
We all have it in us. That moment when you stub your toe, or as soon as Bon Jovi comes on the car radio and you scream the lyrics to Khe Sanh and you let your inner bogan rip! The Mother Tongue is a stand up comedy showcase of a number of the funniest, raw urban comedy performers on the scene today along with a selection of variety acts that include jazz, circus and a big burlesque finish! Be warned - NOT for the easily offended or pretentious. 6:30pm-7:30pm kick off open acts & happy hour!
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Miniature Museum of Magic - Illusionist Jo Clyne
20 November 2018 8:00 PM to 20 December 2018 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Award winning illusionist, Jo Clyne takes you back in time with the return to the golden age of magic in an intimate parlour setting with close-up illusions and magic like none other. Bewildering magic effects are intertwined with stories of eccentric illusionists and ancient artefacts as the museum yields its secrets. Take a brief detour from reality and spend an hour enjoying this enchanting show.
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That’s Amore - The Dean Martin Effect
21 November 2018 6:00 PM to 9 March 2019 6:00 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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WEDNESDAY SESSIONS - Stand up Comedy & Burlesque
21 November 2018 6:30 PM to 19 December 2018 6:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Internationally renowned Speakeasy HQ present the Wednesday Special with some of the most out there and experimental performance acts in the country today. $9 entry, $7 Pizzas & $10 Cocktails until 7:30pm followed by the Speakeasy Hq stand up program with burlesque.
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Essentially Ella - Live Piano Jazz
21 November 2018 7:30 PM to 12 December 2018 7:30 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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“I Love Pauline Hanson” - The Live Stand Up Comedy
21 November 2018 8:00 PM to 11 December 2018 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
Melbourne comedy sensation Andrew Roberts has finally arrived home after a world tour. His first performances of his new show, is set to blow Melbourne away!! After taking America by storm, his appearances on ABC TV in The Librarians, and raved about in San Francisco’s largest newspaper (The Chronicle); Roberts has headlines across Australia, and become a staple at some of the biggest festivals in the country including the Lawn and Tasmania Falls Festivals a sure fire laugh.
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Mullet Dictatorship - Stand Up Comedy about Bogan Fascism
21 November 2018 8:00 PM to 11 December 2018 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Legendary first son of Sunshine West, mullet adorned Stand Up Comedian Andrew Roberts brings his newest show to Melbourne with Mullet Dictatorship. A show truly not for the faint of heart, or easily offended, enjoy the sensationally politicially incorrect views of the most grouse comedian in a decade. Shows are limited!
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The Stand Up Comedy Slap Down
22 November 2018 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
The The Stand Up Comedy Slap Down presents a stunning showcase of Melbourne’s funniest comedians, all brought to the same stage for a magnificently hilarious show. Including one of the most imaginative offerings of comedy today by comedy genius Mimi Shaheen, along with the dry wit of David Boyle, the truthful life-wit of Ace McKay, and the outstandingly clever and unnervingly funny stand up of Izzy Ali - the Slap Down is side splitting brilliance.
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Burlesque Nineteen Twen-Tease
23 November 2018 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
Tantalise your every sensation as you indulge yourself with Burlesque created in the spirit of the Roaring Twenties! Presented in the vault of an 1850’s bank, “Nineteen Twen-Tease” brings you a magnificent performance of a variety of different styles of burlesque from classical to exotic eastern belly dance, all with a 1920’s theme. Enjoy the hilarity of your comedian MC as you enjoy a cocktail or champagne while you watch the show.
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Nineteen Twen-Tease Burlesque
23 November 2018 8:00 PM to 15 February 2019 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 this summer, as “Nineteen Twen-Tease Burlesque” hits Melbourne. Presented by iconic comedian Izzy Ali, at Melbourne’s most opulent laneway theatre, The Vault, transport yourself back in time as you sip on a cocktail and take in all the glamour and glory of burlesque’s finest offerings. #TheTwentiesAreComing #SpeakeasyHQ
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Sinatra Style - The Tuxedo Show
23 November 2018 7:00 PM to 15 March 2019 6:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
If you love the Ratpack in all their golden era glory, you'll love Sinatra Style. Presented by one of the truly great jazz singers and crooners, Roy Maloy, backed by jazz piano sensation Nat Zammit, takes the audience on an irrepressible journey with songs and stories of the singers who gave us the anthems we love. Performed at Australia's only dedicated vaudeville theatre, you're experience will take you to an authentic speakeasy, in a smoke fill your room with candy dolls and fantastic music!
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Friday Night Vaudeville, Burlesque & Jazz
23 November 2018 8:30 PM to 28 December 2018 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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The Vaudeville Stand Up Comedy, Cabaret & Burlesque
23 November 2018 8:30 PM to 27 April 2019 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Vaudeville mean short acts and lots of them. Each Friday night Speakeasy HQ presents performances that include a variety of different acts, with a concurrent theme each week. The theme is varied from week to week, includes every act in the program from 8:30 PM until close just prior to midnight is included in the one ticket price.
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Booze & Music Power Hour
23 November 2018 9:30 PM to 28 December 2018 9:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Presented on Flinders street Melbourne at the only Vaudeville theatre in the Southern Hemisphere, The Booze & Music Power Hour is a continuous program of comedy, variety and musical acts that span the widest imaginable genre, from jazz to post modern jukebox thrown in for good measure along with comedians and the occasional burlesque act. Share in old classics, and some inventive reworking of the songs.
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FILTH - R Rated Stand Up Comedy
23 November 2018 9:30 PM to 8 March 2019 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
Down a dark alleyway in the heart of Melbourne is an Edwardian, gold rush era bank vault, which has been made into a lavish theatre. And what happens in the Vault Theatre, stays in the Vault Theatre - even if it makes you laugh. Presented by one of Melbourne’s underground comedy scene matriarchs, Madam Sparks FILTH is hilariously wrong!
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Double Feature - More Bang for your buck!
24 November 2018 6:30 PM to 22 December 2018 6:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Treat yourself to an experience unlike any before, with a double feature performance at Speakeasy HQ! On Friday and Saturdays Speakeasy HQ presents two different feature vaudeville performances, commencing at 6:30pm & 7:30pm. Each will perform their specialty in two stand alone, spectacular 45 minute shows. Performances include stand up comedians, magicians, circus acts, sideshow artists & jazz singers!! Session finish time 8:20pm For show details visit www.Speakeasy-HQ.com
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Son of a Preacher Man - The Dusty Springfield Story
24 November 2018 7:00 PM to 23 March 2019 6:00 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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Circus Hoola Balloo. The Family Friendly Circus Show
24 November 2018 7:30 PM to 23 December 2018 1:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Circus Hoola Balloo is a stunning showcase of circus performers wth a destinclty Edwardian, traditional feel to it! Excite your senses wth fire, balloons, stilt walking and all the magic of live performance. Including performances from graduates of the National Institute of Circus - there will be fire, acrobatics, clowning, juggling, dance, contortion and so much more! Circus Hoola Balloo brings the whole family a show of thrills!
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9 for 9 - Stand Up Comedy Gold
27 November 2018 8:00 PM to 11 December 2018 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Melbourne is known for its laneways and hidden treasures - and now 9 for 9 presents nine stand up comedians in Melbourne’s most lavish theatre, in Speakeasy HQ’s Vault Theatre. Limited Seats!
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Strongman, Daredevil, Idiot - Comedian, Strong Man, Russian
27 November 2018 8:00 PM to 21 March 2019 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
He's the beast from the east, and she's done with his shit. Vlad and Babushka combine strongman skills with daredevilry and comedy into a show that will have you cringing, crying. and laughing till you burst. A truly unique act that will leave you wondering just how stupid one man can be.
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Debbie Reynolds to Ella Fitzgerald - “Dream a Little Dream“
28 November 2018 6:30 PM to 20 March 2019 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Cabaret, Jazz & comedy sensations, identical twins Amy & Mel Audrey reprise the fun and glamour from a bygone era together as they perform songs from Debbie Reynolds to Ella fitzgerald, at Australia’s only vaudeville theatre. Reviewed around the world for not only their singing, and light hearted banter, their choice of songs will remind you of the romance of a bygone era of romance and innocence.
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High Tea with Dean Martin & The Audrey Twins
1 December 2018 2:00 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! As a double feature performance also enjiybthe Audrey Twins, performing their cabaret comedy and jazz show, “Ella Fitzgerald to Debby Reynolds”.
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I’m dreaming of a Cabaret Christmas!
1 December 2018 6:00 PM to 22 December 2018 6:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Speakeasy HQ presents their annual cabaret & Vaudeville event inthe lead up to Christmas we feast upon shows from all genres! Come and enjoy a show you will never forget, a unique entertainment experience. At Speakeasy HQ, you can expect a night full of wonders, magical mysteries, a dizzying array of worldwide circus acts, and of course a labyrinth of musical styles. Bring along your friends, family or colleagues and enjoy an evening of laughter, song and great food. Book Today.
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Harlem Nights - Jazz Renaissance from Ella to Bille Holiday
1 December 2018 7:00 PM to 14 December 2018 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Presenting Melbourne with an exquisite 90 minute experience of jazz song and atmosphere, live at Australia’s only vaudeville theatre Speakeasy HQ. Harlem Nights brings you a limited season of stunning jazz and vocals with cocktails and tapas. Welcoming guest vocalist Gracie Sinclair and the mastery of concert pianist Dr Max on piano, Harlem Nights will transport you. Indulge your every sense and listen to a stunning array of classic and contemporary hits from Ella Fitzgerald to Billie Holiday.
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Mad, Mod & Marvellous -Petula Clark & Carole King Essentials
1 December 2018 7:00 PM to 23 March 2019 7:00 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 in Mad, Mod & Marvellous! 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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Single Fatherhood - The Solo Stand Up Comedy
6 December 2018 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Single fartherhood is a show about being a single father when you don’t have the instruction book. Got kids and no missus? If you don’t laugh you’ll cry. Stand up comedian Brett Hunter lets it al out and bares his soul in a side splitting episode of his life as a singe father.
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High Tea With Dames & Divas - Ella Fitzgerald to Aretha Fran
15 December 2018 2:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
The return of Melbourne soul vocalist icon & veteran Christine Manetta with a stylish & dynamic experience of the music of the Great Women of Jazz, Blues & Soul of the 1930’s through to the 1960’s. The sultry powerhouse and vocals combined with an enormous lifetime of performing brings the stage sensation that is Christina Manetta through a wide-ranging & soulful stage experience; delivering songs from Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald & Aretha Franklin. 90min performance
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MARVELS OF MAGIC!!
15 December 2018 6:00 PM to 16 December 2018 2:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Elio Simonetti is the real thing. Money plucked from the ether. Flowers bloom in a heartbeat. Destroyed objects mysteriously mend themselves. All delivered with a sprint of flair. You’ll thrill at the fusion of magic, music and movement. You’ll remember his exuberant style and perplexing conjuring forever. You’ll tell your children and grandchildren about it. Or maybe they’ll tell you. There is only one Elio Simonetti. He’s flummoxed audiences everywhere. Now it’s your turn.
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Michael Shafar: Live
15 December 2018 6:00 PM to 9 February 2019 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
One of the country's fastest rising comedians, Michael Shafar, brings his all new stories and jokes to Speakeasy HQ. “If you love to laugh, Shafar is the ‘go to’ guy” ★★★★★ Glam Adelaide “Jokes that set the room on fire with laughter” ★★★★½ The Australia Times “Still laughing a day later” ★★★★½ The Plus Ones “Tasty, topical and with extra bite” ★★★★ The Age “Clever, informed, witty and well-crafted” ★★★★ Beat Magazine
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100% Puppets - Santa’s Puppet Adventure
16 December 2018 12:00 PM to 23 December 2018 12:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
SANTA’S PUPPET ADVENTURE Join Santa and Mrs Claus as they go on a magical puppet adventure to the North Pole. But watch out for ‘The Grooge’ the puppet who tries to steal the joy from Christmas! With ADULTS AT CHILDREN’S PRICES - Enjoy songs that get stuck in your head, grinchy games and eye rolling bon-bon jokes. This is not your average Christmas show! Bring the whole family along for a fun adventure. From the creator of Speakeasy HQ’s show 100% Puppets, a holiday smash!
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The Gatsby Vaudeville New Years Eve
31 December 2018 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Ring in the new year at the only vaudeville theatre in the southern hemisphere with up to 20 live acts on stage including burlesque, circus, tapdance, live jazz, comedians, fire artist, sideshow and more. Dressed the part and come in 1920’s flapper or gangster attire and add extra flair to the night!!
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Hot Melbourne Nights - Vaudeville & Burlesque
5 January 2019 8:30 PM to 27 April 2019 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ (Apollo Theatre)
Upper Level, 520-522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
As the summer hits Melbourne the acts get hotter at Speakeasy HQ! 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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Ukulele Demigod - Stand Up, Song & Comedy
10 January 2019 8:00 PM to 26 March 2019 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hilarious musical Comedian Ukulele Will brings his string of hits to Melbourne with his newest show Ukulele Demigod! Presenting a hilariously sidesplitting set of songs and banter that leave you under no illusions that he is the Ukulele Demigod.
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Oliver Northam & The Elsewheres - Indie Folk Band
7 February 2019 8:00 PM to 7 March 2019 8:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Presenting one of the most exciting live Indy bands of a generation under the leadership of piano genius, Ollie Northam. Presented at the only vaudeville theatre in the Southern Hemisphere, Speakeasy HQ’s Apollo Theatre, your ticket also includes the 6:30-8pm Vaudeville & Burlesque performance.
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Valentines Vaudeville & Burlesque
14 February 2019 6:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ (The Vault)
Enter via Mercantile Lane, Off Katherine Place or via Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC 3000
If you have ever fantasised about being in a small, smoke filled Cabaret club wiith a champagne in your hand, as the classics are crooned, the comedians deliver their schtick and then the burlesque acts round out the night, this Valentine's Vaudeville & Burlesque is for you! Presented at Australia’s only Vaudeville & Burlesque theatre, with a line up of live comedians, Cabaret & burlesque acts!
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VALentines Vaudeville & Burlesque
14 February 2019 6:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
If you have ever fantasised about being in a small, smoke filled Cabaret club wiith a champagne in your hand, as the classics are crooned, the comedians deliver their schtick and then the burlesque acts round out the night, this Valentine's Vaudeville & Burlesque is for you! Presented at Australia’s only Vaudeville & Burlesque theatre, with a line up of live comedians, Cabaret & burlesque acts!
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Harem of the Goddess - An Offering of The Beast
16 February 2019 7:00 PM to 27 April 2019 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
World renowned Gypsy dance icon Jackyl comes to Melbourne with her newest production! The Harem of The Goddess will mesmerise you in story through the most exotic dance imaginable with overtones inspired by The Beast, Aleister Crowley. Jackyl - The Pharaoh's Only Daughter is one of the world's most recognised Gypsy dance artists as she includes belly dance, tribal fusion, fire & the use of the female form. Suitable for 18+ some artistic nudity.