Chapel Off Chapel | Melbourne Comedy, Theatre, Cabaret, Art and Music Venue

UNTITLED – EXHIBITION GLOW WINTER ARTS FESTIVAL (10-20 AUG)

These multifaceted light installations take over two locations in Stonnington focusing on unusual forms, built heritage and places of cultural significance. Sowinski/Cullen and Associates challenge traditional notions of light, allowing us to re-think how we interact with objects in public...

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WE WERE THERE: PUBLIC READING (19 AUGUST)

 A VERBATIM PROJECT We Were There, offers a uniquely female perspective of HIV/AIDS. Unique because, in contrast to the existing canon of HIV/AIDS themed plays in Australia, this work specifically explores the lives and untold experiences of Australian women; the...

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THE MONASH COMEDY LAW REVUE 2017 (22-27 AUGUST)

‘THE LAST ONE BEFORE THE WAR’ The 2017 Monash Comedy Law Revue are excited to present ‘The Last One Before the War’, bringing together a motley crew of university students for a comedy sketch show that you might not be...

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GRAVITY UNPLUGGED (27 AUGUST)

STARRING JEMMA RIX AND SAM LESKE ON GUITAR Jemma Rix is launching her debut album Gravity by taking you through its songlist in an intimate and unplugged setting, supported by Sam Leske on guitar. Musical theatre songs with a pop...

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TAKE A SEAT (30 AUGUST – 3 SEPTEMBER)

Take A Seat is set in a courthouse waiting room. The twist? You’re dead… After a sold out season in January, Take A Seat returns bigger and better with more stories, more characters, and more reasons to fall in love...

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ANNO ZOMBIE (6-16 SEPTEMBER)

A LIVE COMEDY ABOUT THE UNDEAD A new Australian play, Anno Zombie is a comedy set in post-zombie apocalypse Melbourne. A Zom-Com, if you will. The year is now and the situation is desperate. Fairly desperate. The zombie apocalypse has...

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EXPRESSION FASHION GALA 2017 (8 SEPTEMBER)

REVEAL YOURSELF, LOVE YOURSELF Stonnington Youth Services will once again be hosting the Expression Fashion Gala & Art Exhibition in 2017. This exciting event challenges negative stereotypes and unrealistic expectations around body image by celebrating diversity and embracing differences in...

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SELF (21 SEPTEMBER – 1 OCTOBER)

Michael Ralph in association with Hucklebuck Productions and Melbourne Fringe are pleased to present the world premiere of Michael Ralph’s ground-breaking dance theatre production SELF. SELF is a thought-provoking journey into the psyche of an Artist and the human condition,...

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THE SEDAKA SONGBOOK (28 SEPTEMBER)

THE MUSICAL STORY OF NEIL SEDAKA & HOWARD GREENFIELD The Sedaka Songbook direct from touring the UK, featuring Damion Scarcella with special guest artist Lisa-Marie Parker, comes to Chapel off Chapel for one night only. It not only celebrates the...

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SUN RISING – THE SONGS THAT MADE MEMPHIS (7 OCT)

Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Rufus Thomas Jnr, Howlin’ Wolf, BB King and many more… all had one thing in common. They all launched their careers at the famous Sun Record Company in Memphis. You’re...

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MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL (OPENS 7 OCTOBER)

Presented by StageArt An Australasian Premiere and Tony award winning Best Musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. MEMPHIS is about a white radio DJ who wants...

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A FINE ROMANCE: THE MAGIC OF FRED ASTAIRE (10-15 OCTOBER)

‘Can’t sing, can’t act, slightly balding, can dance a little.’ After playing to full houses and dazzling crowds across Australia with their incredible singing and sensational dancing, it’s now Melbourne’s turn to see A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred...

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SONGS FOR GIRLS (10 NOVEMBER)

PRESENTED BY ADAM NOVIELLO When you think of those famous singers that influenced you growing up, the vocalists that you couldn’t help but sing along to in to your hair brush; who were they? Adam Noviello can name quite a...

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DAMIEN LEITH: THE PARTING GLASS ( 18 NOVEMBER)

After wowing audiences and critics in 2015 with his cabaret show ‘The Parting Glass – An Irish Journey’, Damien Leith is proud to revisit the show in 2017. The show which incorporates both a play and a musical concert of...

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GILLIGAN’S ISLAND: THE MUSICAL (15 FEBRUARY – 4 MARCH)

‘Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale…’ Don’t miss the stage musical adaptation of Sherwood Schwartz’s hit television show Gilligan’s Island which is coming to Australia in February 2018. A co-production between television production house Humdrum Comedy (We...

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