Category: comedy

WrestleBrainia

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)…

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The Brunswick Ballroom Opening Gala

The Brunswick Ballroom has arrived! Opening with a bang this month, the stunning new Sydney Road venue has already enjoyed a weekend of sold out shows. My Plus One and I were lucky enough to attend the Opening Gala hosted by…

Kerrie and Dollys HOUSEPARTY

Victorian Arts under quarantine: live and digital

We know how challenging these times are for everyone. In our home city of art and creativity, culture and conviviality, we feel the impact of a city-turned-ghosttown and the silence from the shutdown of our theatres, public venues, bars, restaurants…

SWEETie charms audiences at the Butterfly Club

Chloe Perrett shares her singleton tales in the entertaining SWEETie, playing at the Butterfly Club between 27 January and 1 February 2020 as part of the Midsumma Festival. From a naive 21-year-old meeting her first love at her local book…

Railed at Melbourne Fringe Festival

It was all guns blazing on opening night of Head First Acrobats brand new Wild West themed show ‘Railed’ at The Melbourne Fringe Festival. Our saddles were fastened but we had no idea where this road was going to take…