The Butterfly Club shows on sale

Experience two weeks of atmospheric, seductive and soul-stirring entertainment as the Melbourne Cabaret Festival partners with the kitsch cabaret capital of Melbourne, The Butterfly Club!

The Butterfly Club is keeping it fresh by presenting all new faces never before seen in the festival and a diverse range of brand spanking new shows.

Join the delightful Vicky Jacobs to see highlights of the festival. With a revolving line up of the festival’s cabaret royalty there is no better way to experience a taste of the ‘Best of the Fest’.
10.30pm Sat 13 & Sat 20 June

I Am Sick To Death Of Hearing About The Weimar Republic at last, a cabaret show about vasectomies, asylum seekers and Spiderman – guaranteed NOT to be set in 1920s Germany. If you wish there were more ditties about punctuation, you're sick to death of hearing about the Weimar Republic, and you really want a man to sing a ballad to his testicles, your wish is about to be granted. Starring Peter J Casey.
Various times, Fri 19 – Sun 21 June

The Lotus Eaters - a darkly sumptuous chamber cabaret. A collaboration between Jennifer Kingwell and renowned avant-garde ensemble the Silo String Quartet, this song cycle is a musical feast of original and stunningly reimagined compositions, woven together with tales of mythologies and temptations, both universal and personal.
Various times, Fri 19 – Sun 21 June

From the mischievous mind of actor, Dash Kruck, I Might Take My Shirt Off is the story of Lionel and the reluctant world-premiere of his debut cabaret show; a musical evening of sex, booze, boys and mythical beasts.
Various times, Tue 23 – Sat 27 June

Not Dead Yet is full of uplifting stories of life, death and the dinners in between. 2013 TO&ST award-winner Lynn-Ruth guides us through eight decades of triumphs and failures, wit and wisdom and the recipes that kept her going throughout.
Various times, Wed 24 - Sat 27 June

Sink into a delicious evening of sardonic humour, original music, and audacious antics with the brand new Cabaret Noir show Wonderfully Terrible Things, starring Alysia Rose.
9.30pm Sunday 28 June