Comedy Arts

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.

Stand Up For ChilOut

Stand Up for ChilOut will run on Sunday November 29 at Howler.  

Russell Howard Announces 2017 Melbourne Show

Howard plays at Hamer Hall on Friday July 7, 2017, but you can secure tickets from 10am Tuesday November 24.

Stand Up For ChilOut Announces Lineup For Comedy Charity Gig

Stand Up for ChilOut will run on Sunday November 29 at Howler. Tickets via Moshtix.

Effie Announces New Stage Spectatcular

Effie The Virgin Bride will open at The Comedy Theatre on Thursday February 4 and run until Sunday February 7. Tickets go on sale Friday October 30 through Ticketmaster.

Danny Bhoy Announces 2016 Melbourne Shows

Danny Bhoy will perform at Hamer Hall on Sunday April 3 and Monday April 4. Tickets are on sale through Arts Centre Melbourne.

Omid Djalili

Omid Djalili will hit The Athenaeum on Tuesday October 20. 

Peter Helliar To Host Let's Nut It Out 2

Lets Nut It Out 2 will be at Athenaeum Theatre on Wednesday November 18. Tickets are on tale through Ticketek.