Comedy Arts

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. 

Australia's finest comedians stand up against domestic violence in Melbourne show

It's all happening Friday October 14 at the Athenaeum Theatre. Tickets here. 

'Randy Writes a Novel' comes to Melbourne for one night only

Find out why Randy has been getting rave reviews when Randy Writes a Novel comes to Howler on Thursday October 20. 

Eric Andre Just Locked in Two Melbourne Shows

He'll hit The Comic's Lounge on Wednesday December 7 & Thursday December 8. Tickets via Frontier Touring. 

Jude Perl Announces 2016 Melbourne Shows

She'll hit The Butterfly Club from Tuesday September 6 - Sunday September 11. 

Chopper’s Republic of Anzakistan Returns to Melbourne for 2016

Catch Chopper on Friday August 26 and Saturday August 27 at the Athenaeum Theatre. Tickets via Ticketek. 

Scott Aukerman Heads to Melbourne with 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' Tour

It's all happening Sunday August 28 at the Athanaeum Theatre. Tickets through We Are Nice. 

Thin Green Line Announces 2016 'Comedy For Conservation' Show

Comedy For Conservation will be making people laugh at the Gasometer Hotel on Sunday August 7. Tickets available via Eventbrite or The Gasometer Hotel's website.

Lineup Announced for 2016 Queer Women of Comedy Night

Get your belly laugh on at the Hares and Hyenas on Saturday August 6. Tickets via Eventbrite.

Simon Taylor Returns with 2016 Melbourne Show

Simon Taylor will perform at The Butterfly Club from Tuesday August 2 until Saturday August 6. Bookings are available through the venue.

Bill Bailey is Bringing His New Live Show to Melbourne

He'll perform at Hamer Hall on Wednesday November 16. Tickets via Ticketmaster. 

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Unveils 2016 Program

The 2016 Melbourne Comedy Festival runs from March 23 - April 17 at venues including the Melbourne Town Hall, Spiegeltent, The Comedy Theatre and over 100 more. For full program details, head to their site.

All India Bakchod Announce 2016 Melbourne Show

Catch them at The Forum on Friday May 6. Tickets through Ticketmaster.

RAW Comedy

The next RAW Comedy heat will be MC'ed by Lawrence Leung on Saturday January 30 at Howler from 1pm. They then carry on weekly until the Victorian state final on Monday March 21, which will be followed by that national final as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival on Sunday April 10 at the Melbourne Town Hall.

Jimmy Carr

Catch Jimmy Carr at Hamer Hall from Monday January 25 - Wednesday January 27.

Arj Barker Announces Exclusive Work In Progress Shows

Arj Barker is performing at Dr Sugar on Friday January 15, Saturday January 16 and Sunday January 17. Grab your tickets now.

Lawrence Leung to Host 2016 Melbourne Secular Sermon

Lawrence Leung will tackle the big questions on Sunday January 17 at Deakin Edge, Federation Square. Tickets through School of Life.

John Cleese and Eric Idle Announce 2016 Melbourne Show

Catch them at Hamer Hall on Friday March 18.  

Tim & Eric

Catch Tim & Eric at Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall on Wednesday December 16.

Agony Live

Agony Live is going down this Saturday December 12 at The Yarraville Club.

First Acts For 2016 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Revealed

For more information  and tickets for shows already on sale please visit their website. The full program will be announced in February.  

RAW Comedy Open For 2016 Entries

Registration is open now. Head to RAW Comedy's website for all the details.