IN THE HEIGHTS – THE MUSICAL (18 FEB – 8 MAR)

NEVER BEFORE SEEN IN AUSTRALIA  Presented by StageArt BEST MUSICAL – 2008 Tony Awards BEST SCORE – 2008 Tony Awards BEST CHOREOGRAPHY – 2008 Tony Awards IN THE HEIGHTS tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood...

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E-BABY – A STORY OF OUR TIMES (4 – 15 MAR)

A powerful new play by Jane Cafarella How far would you go to have a child? Catherine, an Australian expat in London, is infertile and desperate.  She hires Nellie, a US surrogate, to fulfill her dream of becoming a mother, beginning a...

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WE GOT THIS COVERED (16 MAR)

Presented by Blue Saint Productions A night of musical mashups Come and see two of Australia’s up and coming musical theatre stars in a night of song quite unlike any other. Andy Cook and Loren Hunter (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom, Moonshadow) have put...

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PARALLAX- A BRIEF LOVE ENCOUNTER (17 MAR)

To celebrate Chapel Off Chapel’s 20th Anniversary, Vertical Shadows Dance Company is proud to present a brand new work exclusively for this momentous occasion. PARALLAX: A Brief Love Encounter indulges in the unforeseen shot of adrenaline driven by the infatuating nature...

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RETROSPECT (17 MAR- APR 2)

To celebrate Chapel Off Chapel’s 20th Anniversary we have invited some of our favourite past exhibitors to present a collection of their works from the past twenty years. Come and enjoy this eclectic mix of artworks including illustration, photography, jewellery and...

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THE MAMA ALTO REVUE (18 MAR)

Performed in proud collaboration with Miss Chief. As part of Chapel Off Chapel’s 20th Anniversary. To celebrate Chapel Off Chapel’s 20th birthday, countertenor diva, jazz singer and cabaret artiste Mama Alto performs a special one-night only revue. Mama Alto is a unique songstress...

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AN EVENING WITH DOLLY DIAMOND (19 MAR)

One night only. As part of Chapel Off Chapel’s 20th Anniversary. Dolly Diamond’s first show in Australia was at Chapel Off Chapel, and she has always considered it to be one of her favourite venues in Melbourne (for coffee). Dolly has performed...

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WORTH THE BREATH (20 MAR)

An evening with Hedger & Nicholson As part of Chapel Off Chapel’s 20th Anniversary One night only! Join Young Australian musical theatre writing duo (and Home Grown co-founders) Nick Hedger and Ben Nicholson, and their friends, as they perform WORTH THE...

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SHOW OFF AT CHAPEL (MAR 21)

For anyone who enjoys a moment in the spotlight, loves an audience or has a talent that must be shared… Show-Off -At-Chapel – the late-night, post-show, foyer showcase of new and loved acts performed for you by some serious talents –...

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THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW (24 MAR – 2 APR)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar And other timeless stories Adapted from books by Eric Carle World Premiere ‘and – pop! – out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar.’ One of the most-read and famous children’s books of all time, ‘The Very Hungry...

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AVENUE Q (25 MAR – 11 APR)

Trifle Theatre Company presents AVENUE Q ‘Winner of the Tony® TRIPLE CROWN for BEST MUSICAL, BEST SCORE and BEST BOOK, AVENUE Q is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart. This laugh-out-loud, adults-only, Sesame Street parody* is definitely not for the kids....

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HOME GROWN (12 APR)

Based on New York institutions, Joe’s Pub and 54 Below, Home Grown is the only event of its kind where writers from the music theatre industry are invited to showcase their works performed by Australia’s hottest music theatre talent. Sample the...

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HELL- STARRING SHOWKO (JAPAN) (13-19 APR)

VENTRILOQUIST COMEDY THEATRE As part of the 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Her fiancé’s tragic death made her brave the world and experience everything life had to offer. Bored after trying it all the last thing left was a trip to hell…but...

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IS IT BECAUSE I’M INDIAN? (13-19 APR)

‘This comedy show is one not to be missed.’ CIAO MAGAZINE Is Australia racist? Is It Because I’m Indian? Is a one-man comedy about Melbourne based Indian, Rajendra Moodley’s life as a slashie (an actor/ writer). Always being too late to...

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CRAIG HILL (UK) GIVE HIM AN INCH (14-19 APR)

Strap yourself in for a Craig Hill thrill! Hot on the heels of last year’s hysterically funny, sold out season, don’t miss the chance to see Scotland’s favourite kilted treasure – live and unleashed. The Scotsman called Craig ‘PRICELESS!’ and we...

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THE ROAD TO WOODSTOCK (21 APR – 3 MAY)

This story is about the rise of Joan Baez from folk singer, to performing the songs of Bob Dylan and Peter Seager, all culminating in her brilliant performance at Woodstock in 1969. Joan became the voice of the peace movement with songs like ‘Joe Hill’, ‘We...

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NINA SIMONE- BLACK DIVA POWER (24 APR – 2 MAY)

Following the success of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, and receiving four star reviews, Ruth Rogers -Wright returns to Chapel Off Chapel for a limited season, performing Nina Simone Black Diva Power. Nina Simone was one of the most extraordinary artists of...

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DREAMSGIRLS (28 MAY – JUNE)

PRESENTED BY STAGEART THE AWARD WINNING AND ADORED MUSICAL THAT MADE WAY FOR THE ACCLAIMED FILM WHICH STARRED JENNIFER HUDSON & BEYONCE KNOWLES Never before seen in Australia. Tony, Grammy and Oscar award winning. Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, Dreamgirls tells the story of ‘The...

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A SUPER BRADY CABARET (3-13 JUN)

If you loved the TV series and the films, you will go ballistic for this never before seen, world premiere. Americas most wholesome family are about to spill their groovy goodness all over you. The world continues to keep on movin’,...

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