Tag: comedy

Comedy Fest Review: Jazz Twemlow

Jazz Twemlow is an eloquent comedy powerhouse. His ‘current affair’ content experience (The Roast, ABC) shows through in his Comedy Fest show The Disgruntalist, with his knowledge of all things current turning into a rapid-fire stream of consciousness with punch lines…

Comedy Fest Review: Rose Callaghan and Mates

If you are looking for multi-bill shows to get a feel for the variety of comics performing at the Comedy Fest, I cannot recommend more strongly adding Rose Callaghan & Mates 2: Return of the Mates to your calendar. Rose is a powerhouse of…

Comedy Fest Review: 3 States of Comedy

If you are looking to fill up a night with a variety of comedy performances, then here is a show that makes the perfect starting point. 3 States of Comedy is a neat example of how multi-bill shows are a…

Comedy Fest Review: Jimmy James Eaton

Which is better, improv or standup? See both at Jimmy James Eaton’s show, Jimmy vs. Jimmy. I’m a huge fan of Jimmy James Eaton. The last three Melbourne Comedy Festivals I’ve been to his shows, and he always delivers. This is…

Comedy Festival Review: Russell Kane

Russell Kane is one cheeky Brit! His Melbourne Comedy Festival show, Smallness, gives us all a bit of perspective as he uses general hilarity to encourage people to live in the present. Kane has a fantastic array of accents and sharp…

Comedy Fest Review: Dolly Diamond

Dolly Diamond is a well-loved character in the Melbourne Drag/Cabaret scene and her fans were out in full force for the sold-out opening night production of ‘Dolly Diamond – The Real Queen of Moomba‘.  The show took the audience on…

Comedy Fest Review: Emily Taylor – Backwards

With inspiration and ideas developed from primary school children between the ages of 6 and 10, Emily Taylor’s show ‘Backwards‘ is a wholeheartedly entertaining show that delves, captures, and plays with the spirit of youth; turning the tables, on occasion,…

Spiegelworld ‘Absinthe’: a vaudeville delight

Spiegelworld’s show ‘Absinthe’ is a rollicking mixture of pure vaudeville. Straight from Las Vegas (where it’s been performing at Caesar’s Palace for four years) the show combines feats of athleticism with singing, circus with comedy. You never know what you’ll be…

Comedy Fest Review: Stephen K Amos

Did you know that Stephen K. Amos’ greatest fear is shitting in public? After having the joy of attending Welcome To My World you’ll know that and a lot more. Amos is a Melbourne Comedy Fest stalwart. His material, though,…