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lido comedy melbourne

Stand-up Comedy Tuesdays at Lido Cinema

Comedy in the Lido Cinema Jazz Room on a Tuesday night is such a great idea. The room has so much heart with host and regular performer, Ferdi Billimoria, handing out flyers in front of the doors in the minutes…

The Magic Pudding – The Opera

The Magic Pudding – The Opera returns to Melbourne just in time to commemorate 100th anniversary of a timeless fair dinkum Aussie classic fairy tale. Commissioned in 2013, composer Calvin Bowman, librettist Anna Goldsworthy, and director Cameron Menzies deliver an…

‘Nassim’ at Arts Centre Melbourne

Nassim is one of the plays that works best the less you know about it. In fact, mystery is baked into this play’s premise. It begins with a brief intro: a producer invites the guest actor on stage (each performance…

‘WE ARE LIGHTNING!’ at North Melbourne Town Hall

It’s challenging to label WE ARE LIGHTNING!.  There is a bit of audience participation. It is part performance, part live music gig.  There is a narrative arc of sorts, and a touch of whimsy. It is also part biographical, a…

The Butterfly Club’s 2017 Summer Program: The Plus Ones’ picks

The ever charismatic and entertaining director Simone Pulga once again invited The Plus Ones to the The Butterfly Club’s curated summer 2017-18 program, with matching cocktails.  One of our perennial favourites in the independent arts space, there is much to…

‘Bookcrastinators Anonymous’ at Melbourne Fringe

Come in, come in. Make yourself cozy. Here’s your name tag. Christian, right? Do you need another cushion? A blankie or a biscuit?  Have you finished the mandatory reading? Of course not. Bookcrastinators Anonymous is part book club, part support…

PO PO MO CO present ‘Recreation & Leisure’ at Melbourne Fringe

PO PO MO CO present Recreation & Leisure delivers an hour of more than a dozen outrageous, baffling, grotesque, and over-the-top if not impossible to define sketches. The Queer Post-post Modern Comedy (PO PO MO CO) troupe exists to address…