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Saturday 19th April 2014


Adam Richard | Gaypocalypse
Zombies are coming. And they’re fabulous. Adam Richard (Spicks and Specks) is returning to The Melbourne International Comedy Festival for his first solo show since 2007. Are there boatloads of .. | Read More..
Gallery :Melbourne Town Hall | 90 - 120 Swanston Street Walk Melbourne
 
 
Advertising Death by George Glass
Advertising Death is a twisted black comedy about two brothers who own a funeral home. Facing deadlines from the bank the brothers are offered the funeral of a life-time (pardon the pun), giving t.. | Read More..
Gallery :Mechanics Institute Performing Arts Centre | 270 Sydney Road Brunswick
 
 
After Dinner Mint
Victorian Trades Hall | 11pm - Back for their fourth Melbourne International Comedy Festival, this year the Lords are hosting a different handful of the Festival's best each evening! With their sig.. | Read More..
Gallery :Victorian Trades Hall | Corner Victoria St and Lygon St, Carlton
 
 
After Dinner Mint
Melbourne Town Hall | 8-10pm - Back for their fourth Melbourne International Comedy Festival, this year the Lords are hosting a different handful of the Festival's best each evening! With their sig.. | Read More..
Gallery :Melbourne Town Hall | 90 - 120 Swanston Street Walk Melbourne
 
 
Alexis Dubus: Cars & Girls
The UK comedian returns to Melbourne with his first spoken word show, a poetic account of lost loves, bizarre locations and sticky situations. From the creator of international hit shows “A Bl**dy .. | Read More..
Gallery :The Tuxedo Cat | 17-23 Wills Street,  Melbourne
 
 
Arielle & Cam are Not Sleeping Together
Hot off sold-out shows at Melbourne Fringe, Arielle Conversi & Cam Tyeson are joining forces once again for a double-headed bill of hilarity at the 2014 Melbourne Comedy Festival! Two of Melbourne's b.. | Read More..
Gallery :The Provincial Hotel | 299 Brunswick Street Fitzroy
 
 
Bart Freebairn's Double Happiness
Reality is sparkly, mysterious and terrifying. Come exploring with Bart Freebairn as he pursues happiness and our wild desires to have more and more of the magical stuff, perhaps even double happiness.. | Read More..
Gallery :Imperial Hotel | Bourke Street | 8 Bourke Street Melbourne
 
 
Ben Ellwood: All My Zingers
An original hour of transgressive comedy from underground legend Ben Ellwood! Ben takes to the stage with his board of zingers; a roulette wheel with 40 segments, each representing a piece of ma.. | Read More..
Gallery :The Swanston Hotel | 195 Swanston Street Melbourne
 
 
Blake Mitchell | Enter the Yum Yum
Madness comes in many forms. Come witness all of them. Surface reality is a false idol. Respect is fear in a pretty dress. We are all beautiful in death. Smile for the obituary photo. My spirit ani.. | Read More..
Gallery :The Bull & Bear Tavern | 347 Flinders Lane Melbourne
 
 
Bob Downe: Bob, Sweat & Tears
‘He’s been living a lie!’ Murwillumbah Irrigator And you thought you knew BOB DOWNE! The rumours have swirled for years and now the secret is out in his brand new live show, BOB SWEAT & TEARS... | Read More..
Gallery :Athenaeum Theatre | 188 Collins Street Melbourne
 
 
Claire Sullivan vs The World
Like a late show, but not. Like a stand-up show, but not. Like a party, but not. This is Claire's world, welcome. There will be presents (probably). She will bring friends (definitely).. | Read More..
Gallery :The Duke | Duke Of Wellington Hotel | 146 Flinders Street Melbourne
 
 
Club Twok
Over four Saturday nights during the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Bella Union will be transformed into CLUB TWOK - a Live Dance Music series presented by Melbourne electric violin and drum.. | Read More..
Gallery :Bella Union | Corner Lygon St and Victoria St Carlton
 
 
Comedy Festival @ Forum 2015
The Forum Theatre in Flinders Street presents live comedy throughout the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.. The 2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival will take place place from Wednes.. | Read More..
Gallery :Forum Theatre | 154 Flinders Street Melbourne
 
 
Daniel Townes: The Other Side
Olympic potential. Addiction. Loss. Fear. Truth. Hope. Love. Comedy. Eleven-year-old Daniel Townes was a national champion swimmer. Five years later, he chucked it all in. By 19, he was on the road.. | Read More..
Gallery :Melbourne Town Hall | 90 - 120 Swanston Street Walk Melbourne
 
 
Dave Hughes | Pointless
DAVE HUGHES - POINTLESS From Mar 25th 2014 As seen on heaps of stuff. After 12 years of Nova Breakfast, Hughesy’s decided that his 2014 is all about stand up and he’s got a brand new show to .. | Read More..
Gallery :Comedy Theatre | 240 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
 
 
David Quirk: Career, Suicide
I wrote this show on the lam. It's about borrowing the wrong towel. You know? It's about searching for the man that stopped people jumping off cliffs for the wrong reasons. You with me? It's about com.. | Read More..
Gallery :Melbourne Town Hall | 90 - 120 Swanston Street Walk Melbourne
 
 
Die Roten Punkte: Eurosmash!
Fresh from their European dates with Amanda Palmer, Berlin’s Prince and Princess of Indie Rock and Europop return to Melbourne to launch their new album ‘Eurosmash!’ Fans of Spinal Tap and Flight of t.. | Read More..
Gallery :Forum Theatre | 154 Flinders Street Melbourne
 
 
Dodgem Car Saviour | Daniel Connell
Growing up in a small coastal town Daniel had a lot of time for day dreaming. Forever thinking about what he wanted to be when he grew up, every year he changed his mind. He still doesn't know, or.. | Read More..
Gallery :Forum Theatre | 154 Flinders Street Melbourne
 
 
Eddie Ift: Train Wreck
In a society where train wrecks are celebrated and compassion goes unnoticed, Eddie explores his favorite disasters from celebrities, crimes and reality TV. When it comes to notoriety we reward the.. | Read More..
Gallery :Forum Theatre | 154 Flinders Street Melbourne
 
 
Edinburgh Festa Besta | Matt King
Matt King (Peep Show) is returning to Australia with a new stand up show headlining the Edinburgh Festa Besta at The Comedy Club from 26 March-20 April. Tickets are on sale now via Ticketek. The en.. | Read More..
Gallery :Athenaeum Theatre | 188 Collins Street Melbourne
 
 
Felicity Ward: The Iceberg
Winner - Best Local Act - 2012 Perth Comedy Festival & 2012 Sydney Comedy Festival Nominee - Barry for Most Outstanding Comedy, 2012 Melbourne Int’l Comedy Festival This has nothing to do with Le.. | Read More..
 
 
freecomedy.com.au | Open Mic Comedy
Free Shows Wednesday- Friday (6.15- 10.30pm) and Sat & Sun (4.45- 10.30) at Station 59, 59 Church Street Richmond. Melbourne's Comedy Alternative! Part of the Melbourne International Comedy Fe.. | Read More..
Gallery :Station 59 | 59 Church Street Richmond
 
 
Gentlemen of Deceit | Comedy Festival
Due to popular demand, an extra show has been added on Saturday 19th April at 9:30pm Back for their fourth year at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, A Modern Deception's Vyom Sharma,.. | Read More..
Gallery :Spring Street Conference Centre | Mezzanine Level, 1 Spring Street Melbourne
 
 
Geraldine Quinn MDMA: Modern Day Maiden Aunt
2014 Moosehead Award Recipient. The novelist Jane Austen never married, but had 23 nieces and nephews. She wrote some of the greatest novels in the English language. Geraldine Quinn (Spicks an.. | Read More..
Gallery :Melbourne Town Hall | 90 - 120 Swanston Street Walk Melbourne
 
 
Heath Franklin's Chopper | Big F*ckin' Late Show
Don’t believe what you read in the paper! Australia’s MOST WANTED comedian, Chopper, is back to host the funniest ‘line up’ in comedy, every Friday and Saturday night of the festival. Harder than a.. | Read More..
Gallery :Athenaeum Theatre | 188 Collins Street Melbourne
 
 
Heath Franklin: May I Borrow A Crisis?
They say Comedy equals Tragedy + Time. Sadly, as a comedian Heath Franklin has made a lot of good life choices. So to write the perfect comedy show, he needs to borrow your crisis. Bankrupt? Great. Ar.. | Read More..
Gallery :Victorian Trades Hall | Corner Victoria St and Lygon St, Carlton
 
 
Here Come The Girls | Comedy MICF2014
You've heard the song, now see the comedy show! This is a show like no other show you'll see during the 3 1/2 weeks that is he Comedy Festival. Here Come The Girls showcases the finest female funn.. | Read More..
Gallery :The Joint | Level 1, 35 Elizabeth Street Melbourne
 
 
Improvilicious
Romeo and Juliet in the style of Beauty and the Geek? Waiting for Godot by the Kardashians? Improvilicious is the interactive comedy for tweens and teenagers that makes theatre ridiculously aw.. | Read More..
Gallery :Melbourne Town Hall | 90 - 120 Swanston Street Walk Melbourne
 
 
Jennifer Wong: Laughable - The One-Liner Show
'I love Shetland ponies. Well, I like them a little.' This Melbourne International Comedy Festival, ride a carousel of pun trick ponies and sparkling one-liners with Sydney comedian Jennifer Wong, .. | Read More..
Gallery :Forum Theatre | 154 Flinders Street Melbourne
 
 
Jimmy McGhie: Artificial Intelligence
Painfully brilliant, pathologically charming and frequently deluded Jimmy McGhie slinks back to Melbourne after great success with Best Of The Edinburgh Fest. On the back of critical acclaim for his .. | Read More..
Gallery :Melbourne Town Hall | 90 - 120 Swanston Street Walk Melbourne
 
 
JMAC | Disco Fanny
We’ve all had that big night out on the d-floor. Admit it. Embrace it. This is about loving and owning every single part of who you are. Even your sweaty flaps. It’s been a big year for this world.. | Read More..
Gallery :Paloma Bar | 480 Collins Street Melbourne
 
 
Kraken | Trygve Wakenshaw
From Trygve Wakenshaw, the award-winning master clown behind smash hit SQUIDBOY, comes the highly anticipated new physical comedy, KRAKEN. Last year’s critically acclaimed SQUIDBOY took the festiva.. | Read More..
Gallery :The Tuxedo Cat | 17-23 Wills Street,  Melbourne
 
 
Late Night Gimp Fight
WINNERS: Best Sketch or Character Act Chortle Awards 2011 Edinburgh Comedy Awards Nominees 2010 In the fine tradition of brilliant British sketch groups Pappy’s, We Are Klang and Idiots of Ants, M.. | Read More..
Gallery :Victorian Trades Hall | Corner Victoria St and Lygon St, Carlton
 
 
Live Comedy @ Comic's Lounge
Live comedy six nights per week. The Comic's Lounge has live comedy Monday to Saturday with dinner before the show at 7pm and the laughs kick off at 8pm. The Comic's Lounge is Australia's only .. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Gallery :The Comic's Lounge | 26 Errol St North Melbourne
 
 
Marcel Lucont: Gallic Symbol
Witty, acerbic, magniloquent Frenchman seeks audience for fun, adventure, maybe something more... The star of Set List (ABC2, Sky Atlantic, Nerdist Channel), Russell Howard's Good News (SBS) and L.. | Read More..
Gallery :The Tuxedo Cat | 17-23 Wills Street,  Melbourne
 
 
Marty Putz: Very Weird and Slightly Dangerous
Canadian born, US based comic Marty Putz is back with his brand new show ‘Very Weird and Slightly Dangerous’. Flying hamsters, exploding suits, weird inventions and huge marshmallow fights make u.. | Read More..
Gallery :The Famous Spiegeltent | Federation Square Melbourne
 
 
Matt King | Comedy Festival @ Last Laugh
Matt King + Jacques Barrett + Tom Siegert Don’t miss out on seeing the fantastic MATT KING (UK) – Star of the hit TV Comedy ‘Peep Show’! Live and exclusive to The Last Laugh Comedy Club located.. | Read More..
Gallery :Last Laugh Comedy Club | 188 Collins Street Melbourne
 
 
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
The 2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival will take place place from Wednesday 26th March to Sunday 20 April with a huge program of performances from every corner of Australia and from ov.. | Read More..
 
 
Michael Winslow
Michael 'Police Academy' Winslow (USA) "The man with 10 000 voices" With MC Matthew Hardy Part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival BUY TICKETS Dinner & Show $90 (VIP) Reserv.. | Read More..
Gallery :Yarraville Club | 135 Stephen St Yarraville
 
 
Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall
Why toddle when you can dance, dance, dance! Parents and under 5s are let loose on the dance floor in this friendliest of discos. DJ Monski Mouse and her team bring high energy smiling to the Spiegelt.. | Read More..
Gallery :The Famous Spiegeltent | Federation Square Melbourne
 
 
Neil Sinclair | Charmingly Useless
Raw Comedy winner, and Johnsey Award nominee, Neil Sinclair's stand up comedy show Charmingly Useless takes you through the trials of trying to survive in a world that's too damn interesting. Switchin.. | Read More..
Gallery :The Duke | Duke Of Wellington Hotel | 146 Flinders Street Melbourne
 
 
Nelly Thomas is Pleasantly Furious
A Melbourne International Comedy Festival event presented by Darebin Arts' Speakeasy. Award-winning performer, author and star of Political Asylum, Nelly Thomas, retruns to the Comedy Festival .. | Read More..
Gallery :Northcote Town Hall | 189 High Street Northcote
 
 
Pat Burtscher's Overwhelmed
From the “undeniably funny” (Chortle) man who brought you Breaking Even (Runner-Up, Best Comedy, Fringe World 2013) and Patopotamoose (Best Show Name, Hollywood Fringe 2012) comes Overwhelmed... | Read More..
Gallery :The Tuxedo Cat | 17-23 Wills Street,  Melbourne
 
 
PET | Emily Taylor
Emily Taylor in PET Multi-award winning performer Emily Taylor, fresh from six hit seasons of her highly acclaimed solo show Cannonball, returns to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival wi.. | Read More..
Gallery :Portland Hotel | 127 Russell St, Melbourne
 
 
Peter Helliar | Totes Grouseballs
PETER HELLIAR - TOTES GROUSEBALLS From Apr 12th 2014 TWO SHOWS ONLY! As seen on The Project & It’s A Date Peter Helliar is one of the biggest names in Australian comedy and his brand new sta.. | Read More..
Gallery :Comedy Theatre | 240 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
 
 
Rama Nicholas | After Ever After
2014 Moosehead Award Recipient. Rama Nicholas’ one woman Grimm Fairytale musical takes you on a wild adventure ride into the world of Grimm. Switching seamlessly between 15 characters, Rama unfolds t.. | Read More..
Gallery :Portland Hotel | 127 Russell St, Melbourne
 
 
Red Bastard
Could this 5-star, dangerous, seductive comedy-monster literally change your life? How is it possible that a comedy show could make audience members quit their jobs, reunite with estranged siblings, p.. | Read More..
Gallery :The Butterfly Club | 6 Carson Place Melbourne
 
 
Roland Hoffmann | Everything Will Be Alright
In the space of 12 months, Roland had his heart broken, lost his job and his dad. But this is a comedy. Seriously. Fresh from an extended run at the Melbourne Fringe Festival, this year Roland H.. | Read More..
Gallery :The Duke | Duke Of Wellington Hotel | 146 Flinders Street Melbourne
 
 
Simon Godfrey | The Earth is Flat
One man. Many characters. One epic tale... This is Siberian Husky’s Simon Godfrey, weaves together a host of characters into a tapestry of absurdity and satirical spells of madness exploring delib.. | Read More..
Gallery :Portland Hotel | 127 Russell St, Melbourne
 
 
Sinful Stories
Pride, greed, envy, lust ... they might be deadly sins, but they sure do make great stories. Join some of the world’s best storytellers as they share their wicked tales, all centred around one of t.. | Read More..
Gallery :The Tuxedo Cat | 17-23 Wills Street,  Melbourne
 
 
Stand Up @ Last Laugh
Stand Up @ Last Laugh Comedy Club at Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne. (Dinner & Show only - $45) (Show only - $25) When: Saturdays and some Fridays Date & Times.. | Read More..
Every Saturday
Gallery :Last Laugh Comedy Club | 188 Collins Street Melbourne
 
 
Stella Young in Tales From the Crip
Stella Young is a cripple. Some people call her 'special needs' but she learned from a young age that 'special' is a code word for 'crap'. And oh Lord, please don't call her 'handy-capable' or she.. | Read More..
Gallery :Northcote Town Hall | 189 High Street Northcote
 
 
Stephen K Amos: What Does the K Stand For?
Fresh from Stephen’s new sitcom radio show for BBC4 (UK), ‘What does the K stand for?’ revolves around his hilarious childhood stories. Expect big laugh out loud moments with plenty of heart, irrevere.. | Read More..
Gallery :Athenaeum Theatre | 188 Collins Street Melbourne
 
 
Success Arms | Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall
Success Arms is original, left-of-centre stand-up from one of Australia’s most exciting new voices. Since 2009, Canadian-Australian stand-up and sketch comic Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall has charmed .. | Read More..
Gallery :Forum Theatre | 154 Flinders Street Melbourne
 
 
SUNS of Fred | Excited!
These three Perth lads hit the stage like a bra strap pulled back and released. Suns of Fred are three good mates who are a high-energy singing and dancing trio, in the vein of the 'Doug Anthony A.. | Read More..
Gallery :Five Boroughs | 68 Hardware Lane Melbourne
 
 
Tegan Higginbotham in Game Changer
Should pole dancing be included in the Olympics? Is Buddy Franklin a modern day god? Do we all agree that synchronized swimming is a monumental wank? Tegan Higginbotham, the comedian who brought yo.. | Read More..
Gallery :Portland Hotel | 127 Russell St, Melbourne
 
 
The (Very) Big Laugh Out
The (Very) Big Laugh Out, a free, friendly and fun program that delivers more colour than a neapolitan ice-cream returns providing a daily splash of comedy festival funnies in Melbourne’s biggest outd.. | Read More..
Gallery :Federation Square | 2 Swanston St Walk Melbourne
 
 
The Comedy Zone
Australians finest emerging comics step out of the jungle and into The Comedy Zone. The future of comedy has swung in, get amongst it and see them now before they snap their vine onto the world’.. | Read More..
Gallery :Victorian Trades Hall | Corner Victoria St and Lygon St, Carlton
 
 
The Duck's Nuts
Kate’s life isn’t running to plan. Her ducks are definitely not in a row. Kate’s ducks are all over the shop; they’re drunk, they haven’t consolidated their super, they don’t have health insurance and.. | Read More..
Gallery :Melbourne Town Hall | 90 - 120 Swanston Street Walk Melbourne
 
 
The First Five
Have you ever walked out of a comedy show thinking... I could do that? The Imperial Hotel (Winner of Best Venue Melbourne Fringe 2013) is hosting workshops on to start stand­up: the building b.. | Read More..
Gallery :Imperial Hotel | Bourke Street | 8 Bourke Street Melbourne
 
 
Tom Binns Has Not Been Himself
Chortle Top 50 Most Memorable Gigs of the Decade Top Ten Foster’s Comedy God 2010 Winner Best International Act 2013 New Zealand Comedy Festival Nominee 2007 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Tom .. | Read More..
Gallery :Exford Hotel | 199 Russell Street Melbourne
 
 
When I Grow Up
When I Grow Up is a ‘docu-comedy’ that charts one young woman’s journey into and out of mental health issues. Following a critically acclaimed season at Edinburgh Fringe 2013, the show premièr.. | Read More..
Gallery :Victorian Trades Hall | Corner Victoria St and Lygon St, Carlton
 
 
Wil Anderson | Wiluminati
WIL ANDERSON - WILUMINATI From Mar 25th 2014 THREE-TIME WINNER – People’s Choice Award, Melbourne Comedy Festival 2010-2012 NOMINEE – Most Outstanding Show, Melbourne Comedy Festival 2010, 20.. | Read More..
Gallery :Comedy Theatre | 240 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
 
 
Wonderland Carnivale
The Wonderland Spiegeltent is proud to present Wonderland Carnivale as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2014! Wonderland Carnivale is a feast of Spiegelicious International p.. | Read More..
Gallery :Wonderland Spiegeltent | 120 Pearl River Road Harbour Town Docklands
 
 
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