Tag: comedy

Comedy Festival: David O’Doherty – Danger is Everywhere

  You’ve got to be really clear when requesting shows, or else you may end up, as a 22 year old, sitting in David O’Doherty’s children’s comedy show with a crowd full of the target audience aged 5-11. Don’t worry…

Comedy Festival: The Big HOO-HAA! – Cliffhanger

Improv comedy is one of my all-time favourite things to go to. At university, I sometimes went up to two or three times a week during a brief heyday. So it’s with great authority that I can recommend The Big…

Comedy Festival: Aunty Donna

Rarely is the top search result for a comedic act a subreddit with some 1,711 subscribers. This doesn’t sound like a massive number but it would put the group’s subreddit about 500 users ahead of Melbourne University and they’re a…

Comedy Festival: Jake Johannsen is Talking Show

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is upon us! For the next couple of weeks comedians from Australia and the rest of the globe are here to tickle Melbourne’s funny bone. To be honest, every time I am about to see…

Melbourne Fringe Festival

Comedy Festival: Little Mountain Goblin

‘Little Mountain Goblin’ debuted last year at the Melbourne Fringe Festival: a wonderfully relevant solo sketch show touching upon the aspects of ourselves that eat away at our esteem and productivity. This year’s edition of the show was an absolute…

Comedy Festival: Hannah Gadsby – Dogmatic

Hannah Gadsby has returned to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for her new show, Dogmatic, but if you’re expecting her usual show you’re in for a surprise. No ‘woe’. Yes, you heard me. That’s not the only change. She also…

Comedy Festival: Harley Breen – Smell the Penguins

Harley Breen’s ‘Smell the Penguins’ is a stand up show about love… and drug use and parenting and how not to heal broken bones. I’ve previously seen Harley working on set of Adam Hills’ past ABC show, warming up the…

Comedy Festival: Bridget Everett – Pound It

Bridget Everett is all woman, six foot tall, busty, blonde and brash. Unabashed, with the voice of a Broadway star turned barmaid, if she was singing at a bar I would be there every night. Most famously known for her…