Comedy Arts

'Mann Up and Take The Paine' is a masterclass in producing a successful daily soap in case you were considering it

Mann Up and Take The Paine runs until Sunday April 21 as part of 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

You'll never see the same show from Ross Noble twice

Ross Noble comes to the Palais Theatre for two dates on Friday March 29 and Saturday March 30. Grab your tickets via the Melbourne International Comedy Festival website.

They may be 50, but Lano & Woodley aren't ready to grow up just yet

Venue: Arts Centre Melbourne, PlayhouseDates: Tuesday April 16 – Sunday April 21Price: $49.90-$59.90Tickets here. 

Felicity Ward is ready to teach you absolutely nothing

Venue: Melbourne Town Hall – Powder Room Dates: Thursday March 28 – Sunday April 21 (bar Mondays) Tickets: $25-$38

Paul Foot is part horse, part Princess Anne, and talking about orgies

Venue: The Famous Spiegeltent at Arts Centre MelbourneDates: Thursday March 28 – Sunday April 21 (bar Mondays)Price: $31 – $38.50Tickets here.

'The Apocalypse Variety Hour' is Helchild's answer to the global political shitstorm

The Apocalypse Variety Hour is on at Hares and Hyenas in Fitzroy each night from Wednesday March 27 to Saturday March 30 as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Head to the MICF website for ticket information.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival is giving away a bunch of special-access festival passports

Think you're up for the challenge? Find out more at the Funny Tonne website.

Comedy star Mo Gilligan is heading Down Under

Mo Gilligan Coupla Cans tour will be taking place on Friday November 23 at the Athenaeum Theatre and Sunday November 25 at the Factory Theatre. Beat is giving away tickets to Mo's show here.

Lano & Woodley reunite, touring Australia in 2018

They'll perform at the Arts Centre from March 29 - April 22. Get your tickets. 

Kathy Griffin to hit Australia on debut world tour

Catch Kathy Griffin at The Comedy Theatre on Friday October 27. Tickets via Live Nation. 

We chat with Melbourne International Comedy Festival Director Susan Provan ahead of the 2017 event

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival runs from Wednesday March 29 - Sunday April 23 in venues across Melbourne. Head to www.comedyfestival.com.au for tickets and program details.

Jim Gaffigan announces Melbourne show

Jim Gaffigan arrives at the Palais Theatre on Friday August 18. General public tickets go on sale Friday February 17 from 12pm.

Urzila Carlson announces Melbourne stand-up show

She'll hit Melbourne Town Hall, Supper Room from Thursday March 30 - Sunday April 23 (bar Monday). Tickets via Live Nation. 

Aaron Gocs is hosting a trivia night at The Tote

It's going down Wednesday December 7 at The Tote. Head to the Facebook event for more details. 

Doug Anthony All Stars return to Melbourne with new show

They'll hit The Yarraville Club on Saturday November 26.