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

VIENNESE CHRISTMAS IN JULY (30 JULY)

This winter, join some of Melbourne’s finest singers and musicians for a Christmas in July celebration with a difference. The magnificent Malvern Town Hall will be transformed into a glittering Concert Hall for a night of Christmas celebrations, Viennese-style! The...

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GLOW BLOCK PARTY: FUNCTIONS ON CHAPEL (12 AUGUST)

PRESENTED BY SOUNDSLIKE PRODUCTIONS The Annual Glow Block Party is BACK over 2 Massive nights! Glow Block Party is an all-ages fully supervised drug, alcohol and smoke free event. This year, Glow Block Party is bigger and better than ever....

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A TRIBUTE IN SONG & STORY TO PAUL ROBESON (13-14 AUGUST)

Part 2 of Arts for Tolerance Series Robeson’s legacy and songs, brought vividly to life with live orchestra, arranged by Paul Ghica. Featuring: Desmond Lukey  – bass baritone, 3MBS Presenter Alan De Niese – narrator, Sean Hennessy-Brose  – piano, and...

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A QUEST FOR OPPORTUNITY (13-14 AUGUST)

‘A Quest for Opportunity from Survivors to Artists’ is one of two concerts presented by Tutti Productions as Arts for Tolerance. Featuring tales of escape, and music from various homelands, presented by: Cellist Paul Ghica, whose father fled Ceausescu’s communist...

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FABRICATED (17-20 AUGUST)

PRESENTED BY LION HEART DANCE COMPANY They say ‘love is a drug’ but once the high wears off, where does that leave us? An elegantly choreographed offering from Benjamin Curé and his six dancers, draws you into the private lives...

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GLOW BLOCK PARTY: MALVERN TOWN HALL (19 AUGUST)

PRESENTED BY SOUNDSLIKE PRODUCTIONS The Annual Glow Block Party is BACK over 2 Massive nights! Glow Block Party is an all-ages fully supervised drug, alcohol and smoke free event. This year, Glow Block Party is bigger and better than ever....

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HOME GROWN (21 August)

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 talent. Sample the best...

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WES CARR – CHAPEL SESSIONS (27 AUGUST)

INTIMATE, LIVE MUSIC, ONE NIGHTERS Chapel Sessions continues in August with a rare and intimate performance by multi award winner Australian singer/songwriter Wes Carr who rose to fame on Australian Idol in 2008 and experienced chart-topping solo success soon afterward....

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FIRST DATE: THE MUSICAL (1-11 SEPTEMBER)

First Date The Musical. A hilarious night out. For anyone who’s ever experienced the hysterical awkwardness of a First Date. When online-dating newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy Fitzroy restaurant turns into...

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EXPRESSION FASHION GALA (9 SEPTEMBER)

Presented by Stonnington Youth Services The Expression Fashion Gala is an annual event Stonnington Youth services event held in partnership The Butterfly Foundation, Centre for Multicultural Youth, Youth Disability Advocacy Services and Headspace Elsternwick. Beginning in 2007, the Expression Fashion...

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HISPANIC ATTACK! Starring Ryan Gonzalez (10 SEP)

Iconic Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, telenovela star, three-time Eurovision Song Contest participant, and seven-time Latin Grammy nominee RYAN GONZALEZ is a superstar all over the Latin world. In 2016, he brings his legendary Hispanic passion down under, with the aim...

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JAM NIGHT WITH LIVE MUSIC (26 SEPTEMBER)

AUSTRALIAN TAP DANCE FESTIVAL Jamming is at the heart of tap dance and jazz culture. Not only are they both African-American art forms, they are also improvisational art forms. Experience the energy of a tap jam and witness improvisation being...

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FUTURE OF TAP PRESENTED BY CAPEZIO (27 SEPTEMBER)

AUSTRALIAN TAP DANCE FESTIVAL Come and see what’s happening now in Tap in Australia & New Zealand. Be entertained by emerging artists presenting new works and diverse choreography. See performances by tap troupes, studios and performers that will be sure...

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THE COLOR PURPLE (OCTOBER 2016)

2016 Tony Award Winning Best Musical Revival! This heartening musical of rhythm, soul, jazz and blues takes it’s audience on a journey of adversity, liberation and ultimately celebration. From Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller and Stephen Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated film comes...

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AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO (14-19 NOVEMBER)

STARRING FRANK FERRANTE Award-winning actor Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity. The two-act comedy consists of the best Groucho one-liners, anecdotes and...

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