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Vintage Motown with The Audrey Twins
6 August 2021 7:00 PM to 11 September 2021 9:45 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
Vintage cabaret celebrities and identical twin sisters Amy and Mel make up the epic duo, The Audrey Twins. Each with strong solo careers, Amy with her soulful blues tone, and Mel with the innocence of authentic vintage 50's classics they combine to deliver some of the great hits of times gone by as they reprise the fun and glamour from a bygone era together as they perform songs from Motown’s golden era with highlights from the Supremes through to the sublime Ella Fitzgerald.
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Mack the Knife - The Bobby Darin Story
6 August 2021 7:00 PM to 27 November 2021 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
One of the truly great singers of the 20th Century, Bobby Darin is presented in an energetic, fun and skillful interpretation by cabaret and soul singer Roy Maloy who sings and presents the life and works of Bobby Darin in an intimate show at Australia's only vaudeville theatre, The Apollo Theatre at Speakeasy HQ. With a star studded set list that includes Mack the Knife, Artificial Flowers, Splish Splash, Beyond the Sea and so many others, the Bobby Darin Story is a show to remember!
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Aphrodisiac- Comedy & Burlesque “Be Aroused”
30 July 2021 8:30 PM to 25 September 2021 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
Melbourne’s greatest theatre experience exists deep in amongst its darkest shadows. In a Gothem like journey you’ll step into all the opulence of a 1920’s speakeasy, complete with sly grog bar, and then be treated to a performance that is raw, funny, clever and titillating. With Stand Up Comedians, circus and a big burlesque finish, the Aphrodisiac comedy & Burlesque will awaken your senses!
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APPLAUSE - 1930's Berlin Inspired Cabaret & Burlesque Now!
30 July 2021 8:30 PM to 25 September 2021 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 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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Varietease - Smouldering Cabaret Circus & Burlesque!
30 July 2021 8:30 PM to 27 November 2021 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
Melbourne’s hottest show, jammed packed with cabaret, burlesque, jazz, fire & dance freedom-fighters is poised and ready to bring the house down! Limited tickets in Speakeasy HQ’s stunning 1850’s theatre, with all the charm of a genuine, vintage vaudeville show!
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DUSTY - Son of a Preacher Man in Cabaret
7 August 2021 7:00 PM to 23 October 2021 7:00 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 Audrey in this biographical cabaret that captures the songs, stories and life of Dusty Springfield.
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Late Night Jazz & Burlesque
31 July 2021 9:45 PM to 27 November 2021 9:45 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia’s only themed vaudeville and burlesque bar brings you the perfect way to finish off your night out, with the Late Night Jazz & Burlesque Set! With some of the country’s most promising vocalists, you get to bask in the late night magic of songs that range from contemporary hits to vintage classics, capped off with a smouldering burlesque set! Tickets are strictly limited.
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Las Vegas Nights - Frank, Dean & Burlesque
31 July 2021 9:45 PM to 27 November 2021 9:45 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
The 1950's golden era of tuxedos and burlesque girls is relived with A tuxedo show in the stylings of Frank, Dean & the golden era of rat-pack magic. Complete with a big burlesque ending, you will be transported to the Sands Casino as you are crooned at, and the jokes flow, as do the drinks at Australia’s only vaudeville themed bar.
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DOWNTOWN - The Petula Clark & Carole King Essentials
13 August 2021 7:00 PM to 20 November 2021 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 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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Harlem Nights - The Harlem Jazz Renaissance
31 July 2021 7:00 PM to 14 August 2021 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Presenting a journey in song that spans one of the most iconic periods in musical history - the Harlem Jazz Renaissance. Featuring the stunningly authentic soul vocalist JJ Bailey as she croons her way through some of the most breath taking songs of all time. Featuring hits from Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holliday, Aretha Franklin and other legends of the earliest days of soul and blues, JJ Bailey will leave you captivated to the end.
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R - Stand Up - Funny as F*#k
14 August 2021
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. Presented inside an actual, disused 1890’s bank vault, located down a laneway in Melbourne’s Flinders St near the Aquarium, you will never experience anything like it. This is a short season in a pop up venue that will leave you laughing.
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The Doo Ron Rons - The Ultimate 50s Girl Group
20 August 2021 7:00 PM to 15 October 2021 7:00 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 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! Enjoy all the songs you know and love, including hits from Dusty, the Ronette’s, the Supremes, and Aretha!
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That’s Amore - The Dean Martin Story
21 August 2021 7:00 PM to 19 November 2021 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
Join Melbourne crooner Morgan Lobé as he pays tribute to Dean Martin in this all-singing, tuxedo-clad show dedicated to the original King of Cool. From the early years of Dean Martini to the Rat Pack hits you know and love, this musical trip down memory lane is sure to have Dean fans young and old singing in their seats.
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Edith Piaf – Love, Life and No Regrets
27 August 2021 7:00 PM to 29 October 2021 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
French singer-songwriter and cabaret star Edith Piaf rose to fame by interpreting the French ballad and singing autobiographical songs including the renowned La Vie en Rose and Non, je ne regrette rien. Piaf’s life story and songs are presented in a live performance from French cabaret star Jem ’Appelle in Edith Piaf– Love, Life and No Regrets. The Little Sparrow, French cabaret star Jem 'Appelle brings to life Piaf's legacy lives vividly on in this breathtaking performance.
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Robert Pearson - “A Narration in Comedy”
28 August 2021 7:00 PM to 25 September 2021 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australian comedy legend Robert Pearson, member of TV’s THE FOUR KINSMEN, has returned to Melbourne for a one man solo show in a limited season. In a style that sits neatly between Mr Bean, Frank Spencer and Charlie Chaplin, 'A Narration in Comedy' is a variety comedy performance like you've never seen, that includes layer upon layer of comedy from slapstick to standup. This is a show not to miss and seating is limited.
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Weekly Bible Study (Secret Burlesque & Vaudeville Show)
31 August 2021
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
At Australia’s only Speakeasy style bar and vaudeville theatre we know how to make a secret show into something that is smokin’ hot! At the Weekly Bible Study (Which is actually a secret vaudeville and burlesque show) you’ll be treated to a rolling program of stand up comedians and a big burlesque finish. Late comers welcome, and happy hour is all night with the cheapest drinks in town!!
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It’s Raining Men - A Dripping Wet Cabaret
30 July 2021 7:00 PM to 10 September 2021 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
This is every nightmare and every dream all at the same time. A story about a glamorous star who lied and killed her way to the top. It’s Raining Men is a rich, raunchy and funny cabaret that’s literally dripping with camp! The Cabaret Boy-Beauty with the KILLER legs, Jens Rada, will take you on a captivating journey through a tempestuous, high energy wonderland with the naughtiest of talents you’ve ever seen! Tickets are strictly limited.
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LGBTQ - Sinatra Style in a Sequins Tuxedo
30 July 2021 7:00 PM to 10 September 2021 7:00 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
Sinatra Style brings you a cabaret with jazz, comedy, toe-tapping tunes, and all of the most fabulous humour imaginable as you're taken on a trip through Sinatra's greatest hits by one of the most beautiful boys in town! But if you're expecting a tribute then you're in for a neat surprise! You'll experience the songs you love in a way you've never heard them before, with more frills and flare that can be imagined! So come fly with me and be bewitched by a night too marvellous for words!
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Oktoberfest Vaudeville & Burlesque
1 October 2021 8:30 PM to 30 October 2021 8:30 PM
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
Live in the moment! Drink from the stein glass, eat the bratwurst and thoroughly enjoy your experience at the only Vaudeville & Burlesque theatre in the Southern Hemisphere, with up to 20 live acts including the likes of tap dancers, circus artists, contortionists, burlesque artists and more!
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The Asian Persuasion Comedy Showcase
22 October 2021
Speakeasy HQ
522 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
Join a sensational line up of globe-trotting comedians who now call australia home in the smash hit series, a The Asian Comedy Showcase. Presented by comedy heavyweight Huang He, along with an all star cast of stand up comedians, The Asian Comedy Showcase is relatable, side splitting and exactly the comedy cure we all need!