Stephen House, Rebecca Morton et al. Headline the Butterfly Club in May
Alex and Nilusha, Stephen House, Angela Lumicisi, and Rebecca Morton headline cabaret performances during the month of May at the Butterfly Club. The Butterfly Club is located in an oversized dollhouse at 204 Bank Street, South Melbourne, Vic 3205 - Open Tuesday to Sunday, 5pm till late. For more information, visit: www.thebutterflyclub.com.
ALEX & NILUSHA - MOMENTS IN TIME
Percussionist Alex Pertout and vocalist Nilusha Dassenaike, showcase their new album Moments In Time.
The album unveils their Alex & Nilusha project, bringing together a stella cast of Australia's most distinctive creative performers to participate in their vision, including pianists Joe Chindamo and Tony Gould, trumpeter Miroslav Bukovsky, drummer David Jones, guitarist Leonard Grigoryan, bassist Craig Newman, sarodist Saby Bhattacharya and the legendary Latin-jazz flautist Dave Valentin.
Tue 1 and Wed 2 May || 8pm || Tix from $18 || Bookings: www.thebutterflyclub.com
STEPHEN HOUSE in APPALLING BEHAVIOUR
AWGIE award-winning playwright and actor Stephen House takes you on a journey into the seedy Paris underworld in Appalling Behaviour.
From the banks of the Seine River to the tucked away all night sleazy clubs, this poetic performance is about a man living on the very edge.
Directed by Justin McGuinness, Music & Sound by Peter Nielson
Thu 10 to Sun 13 May || 7pm (6pm Sun) || Tix from $18 || Bookings: www.thebutterflyclub.com
ANGELA LUMICISI - WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN: THE MUSIC OF THE CARPENTERS
Following the success of her one woman show Solitaire, Angela Lumicisi reinvents herself once again as Karen Carpenter in, We’ve only just begun - The music of The Carpenters.
Combined with her three piece band, Angela brings back favourites such as 'Close to you', and songs from Karen Carpenters' solo album.
Thu 17 to Sun 20 May || 9pm (8pm Sun) || Tix from $23 || Bookings: www.thebutterflyclub.com
REBECCA MORTON in C'EST SI BON (IT"S A WONDERFUL LIFE!)
Rebecca Morton in her unique, inspirational, and daring European style-cabaret about ordinary everyday miracles.
Including songs from Judy Garland, Jacques Brel (ne me quitte pas/if you go away), Michel Legrand (Windmills of Your Mind), Kurt Weill (Pirate Jenny) and Joni Mitchell (Both Sides Now),
Tue 22 to Sun 27 May || 8pm Tue, Wed, Sun; 9pm Thu, Fri, Sat || Tix from $23
THE BUTTERFLY CLUB is Melbourne's premier Cabaret space.
The Butterfly Club is located in an oversized dollhouse at 204 Bank Street, South Melbourne, Vic 3205 - Open Tuesday to Sunday, 5pm till late.
Cabaret theatre, cocktail bar, temple of kitsch, they present around 600 performances every year, including company functions.