Darebin Arts’ Speakeasy is a year-round independent theatre program. Now in its second year, Speakeasy pesents creative and challenging contemporary performances by emerging and established artists.
The Speakeasy program is presented at Northcote Town Hall and features artists from across Melbourne and beyond.
The program also includes a performance development program. If you are a performance artist and would like to find out more, please visit our Performance Development page.
2014 Speakeasy Melbourne Fringe Program
17 Sep - 5 Oct, 2014
Melbourne Fringe Festival presents diverse work from emerging and experienced artists. It's where new ideas appear first; a place to take chances and introduce your imagination to the world. Speakeasy is proud to present its second program of emerging theatre for Melbourne Fringe. Northcote Town Hall will be transformed into a satellite Northside festival hub with a mini-season of 5...
30 Sep - 5 Oct, 2014
Piercing symbolism and raw physical states come together for a dance to the heart, from the heart, and about the heart. Stirred by the catch phrase Open Your Heart, the four performers venture into the depths of our most loveable organ. What if our hearts were more than physical pumps? Through its kinaesthetic language, POTENTIAL looks at our material world of flesh, bone and blood, and its...
30 Sep - 5 Oct, 2014
Written and Directed by: Marcel Dorney Produced by: Elbow Room A blistering punk-rock retelling of the Bjelke-Petersen era, Prehistoric immerses the audience in the Brisbane of the late 1970s. Direct from the Brisbane Festival, and produced by award-winning Melbourne company Elbow Room, it follows four young people as they discover the thrills - and the hard lessons - of self-expression...
The Trouble With Harry
17 Oct - 9 Nov, 2014
Speakeasy & MKA: Theatre of New Writing Present The Trouble With Harry By Lachlan Philpott In association with Melbourne Festival How far would you go to protect the world you’d made? Melbourne Festival heads Northside in 2014 for Melbourne-premiere season of The Trouble with Harry. The festival’s flagship independent Australian theatre offering, The Trouble with...