Tag: The Butterfly Club

The Yellow Wave

Warning – you will be in tears of laughter for large parts of this play. I won’t lie to you, I lost my shit at the team’s re-enactment of the landing of the ‘Mongol’ hordes. It is so many levels…

Never Date a Songwriter

Exposing the humor in heartbreak and falling in love, ‘Never Date A Songwriter‘ is an evening well spent. Avoiding the cliché, Shanon Whitelock managed to find and share the obscure moments of dating and relationships that we all seem to…

Fringe Review: Asian Ghost-ery Store

The Fringe Festival brings together many different types of performance, and during the first half of this year’s collection of shows was a very interesting piece called ‘Asian Ghost-ery Store’, created by members the comedy troupe ‘Only the Human’, and…

Fringe Review: Tinserella

As part of this year’s Melbourne Fringe, Joana Simmons takes to the stage as the one-woman star of her vivacious comedy cabaret ‘Tinserella – Putting the “G’day” in cabaret‘. The eclectic surroundings of The Butterfly Club was the perfect setting…

Fringe Festival

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Melbourne Fringe Festival gives Melburnians permission to turn into wide-eyed experience junkies: live art, cabaret, dance, circus, parties. From 16 September to 4 October across 160 venues, over 6,000 artists will deliver 400 events across the city. The Plus Ones’ team picked…

Madame Brussels Lane European Night Market

July recap: our favourite events

A pop-up night market in a hidden laneway. A band named ‘Sex on Toast’. And a theatre performance that will leave you needing an entire packet of tissues. These are a few of the best events we went to in…

‘Swipe Right’ at The Butterfly Club

‘Swipe Right’, as the title suggests, is a hilarious take on the modern art of interaction, dating, and our heavy reliance on devices that aid us in doing so. Dealing primarily with the pursuit of intimacy in the modern age,…

The Plus Ones’ Favourite Events of May 2015

May 2015 was filled to the max with art, tea, and shenanigans with fairies. You know, the kind of month that makes you realise all over again why you love living in Melbourne. Here are some of The Plus Ones’ highlights:…

Comedy Fest Review: Jude Perl

Jude Perl is a delight. Her Comedy Fest show, ‘Is it Just Me?‘ is a solid hour of why-isn’t-this-on-the-radio songs mixed with lighthearted standup. The basement of The Butterfly Club (who knew there was a basement?) was sold out the…