Category: comedy

Lou Wall: Bleep Bloop at Melbourne International Comedy Festival

From the moment Lou Wall bounds onto stage with a delighted, mischievous glint in their eye, you know you’re in for a good time. Bleep Bloop is a delirious joyride careening through stand-up and songs from gleeful self-parody and social…

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Drag Brunch Sundays at The Smith

Move over boring brunches! Combining some of our favourite things in life (brunch, booze and drag), The Smith’s weekly Drag Brunch is a glittery antidote to boring breakfasts. My plus one and I arrived at a very non-brunch time of…

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WrestleBrainia is in Full Swing for 2021

WrestleBrainia, for those not in the know, has been a staple addition to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for half a decade, dedicated to you, the humble wrestling fan. The panel-style quiz show has seen many renditions over its tenure,…

Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience

The international smash-hit, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience has returned to Melbourne from 8 April to 18 April at The Duke of Wellington Hotel as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. A loving homage to the hit BBC TV series…

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Dumtectives in Cirque Noir at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

From Dummies Corp comes a killer new circus comedy for adults at the fabulous Spiegeltent, Dumtectives in Cirque Noir as part of Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Mashing Circus into the genre of ‘Film Noir,’ the show takes noir’s murder mystery tradition and flips…

Amna Bee’s secret comedy show: “Don’t Tell my Family”

Amna Bee’s debut stand-up solo comedy show “Don’t Tell My Family” is now on at The Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Born in Pakistan, Amna studied accounting in Canada, returned to Pakistan to marry an Indian (very taboo according to Amna)…