Comedy Arts

LearnToLive Announces 2nd Annual Comedy Gala

The LearnToLive comedy gala will take place at Revolt Artspace on Saturday May 24. Tickets are available from revoltproductions.com.

Jeff Dunham

Catch Jeff Dunham perform Disorderly Conduct on Friday May 16 at Rod Laver Arena.

Chris Taylor And Andrew Hansen

Catch Chris Taylor and Andrew Hansen perform One Man Show at the Athenaeum Theatre from Wednesday April 23 - Saturday April 26. Tickets through Ticketek.

Wayne Brady Announces 2014 Melbourne Shows

Catch him at The Palms at Crown from Wednesday July 16 - Saturday July 19. Tickets through Ticketek.

Chris Taylor & Andrew Hansen Reveal 2014 Melbourne Shows

Catch them at the Athenaeum Theatre from Wednesday April 23 - Saturday April 26. Tickets through Ticketek.

The Legend of King O’Malley

The Legend of King O’Malley is playing at La Mama until April 20.

Rhys Darby Announces 2014 Melbourne Show

See Rhys Darby with Matthew Hardy when they hit the Yarraville Club with laughs on Friday May 16 at 8.30pm (sold out) and 10.30pm (new show). Tickets are available through YarravilleLaughs.

Juliette Burton : When I Grow Up

Juliette Burton: When I Grow Up is playing at Trades Hall - The Meeting Room until April 20 (except Mondays).

Mother & Son To Make Stage Debut

Mother & Son will run from Friday July 18 at The Comedy Theatre. Tickets go on sale on Monday March 24 from Ticketmaster. 

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Opens 2014 Funny Tonne Applications

To enter, comedy-lovers can go to comedyfestival.com.au. Once selected, Funny-Tonne participants are set free to seek their comedy fate. The winner will be announced during the 17th Annual Comedy Festival Awards on Saturday 19 April.

Jeff Dunham Announces 2014 Disorderly Conduct Tour

Jeff Dunham will play Rod Laver Arena on Friday May 16. Tickets go on sale Tuesday February 25 from Ticketek.  

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Launch Full 2014 Program

The full program, more information and ticketing is now available on their website. The 2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival will run from Wednesday March 26 until Sunday April 20.

Julian Clary To Bring New Show To Melbourne

Julian Clary will hit Her Majesty's Theatre on Saturday April 19. Tickets are available from the Comedy Festival's website.

Mike Epps Reveals 2014 Australian Tour

Mike Epps will take over The Athenaeum Theatre on Thursday May 22. Tickets go on sale Wednesday February 5 through Live Nation.

Russell Howard

Russell Howard will perform Wonderbox at The Athenaeum on Sunday May 18 and Monday May 19 and then at Hamer Hall on Tuesday May 20.

Effie Is Looking For Love In Yarraville

A Date With Effie: Looking For Love...and Child Support takes place at Yarraville Club, 135 Stephen St, Yarraville on Friday March 28 and Saturday March 29. Bookings are available through Yarraville Laughs. 

Perfect Tripod

PERFECT TRIPOD play at the Zoo Twilights at the Melbourne Zoo on Friday January 24.

Dave Chappelle Reveals 2014 Australian Tour

Catch him at the Palais Theatre on Friday February 28 (7pm and 10pm) and Saturday March 1 (7pm and 10pm). Tickets through Live Nation.

RAW Comedy

The first RAW Comedy Melbourne qualifying heat is on at The Evelyn this Saturday January 11 from 1pm and will continue throughout January, February and March in venues across the city. Check out comedyfestival.com.au/raw for full dates and to register.

Jimmy Carr Announces Intimate Warm Up Show

Jimmy Carr performs at The Toff In Town on Tuesday January 14. Tickets through the venue.

Deadly Funny Returns For 8th Year

Deadly Funny will name its winner on Saturday April 12 at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. More information about Deadly Funny is available from the competition's website.    

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Reveal First 2014 Acts

Tickets for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival go on sale from Friday December 13. A full festival program will be released in February.

Impro Melbourne Announce A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol takes place at Upstairs 5 Carlton, Prahran on Sunday December 8. Entry is free and bookings can be made through Impro Melbourne.

John Cleese Announces 2014 Tour

John Cleese will play the Comedy Theatre on Tuesday March 18 and Wednesday March 19. His 2012 Australian tour was a complete sell out, so grab tickets from Ticketmaster on Monday December 2 at 9am.

Neil Hamburger and Dr El Suavo Announce 2013 Australian Tour

Neil Hamburger and Dr El Suavo will be playing The Toff In Town with ventriloquist Sarah Jones and comedian Jean Lizza on Sunday December 1 (tickets are available here) and Northcote Social Club with Dane Certificate's Project Magic Show and DJ El Pimpo on Sunday December 15 (tickets are available here).

Registration For 2014 RAW Comedy Opens

Applications for RAW Comedy heats open on Monday November 25. Dates and venues for the heats, including application forms, can be found through rawcomedy.com.au soon.

Alan Davies Returns to Australia in 2014

Alan Davies will be performing at the Arts Centre on Friday March 14. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.

Charity Comedy Event A Show For Gavin Announced

A Show for Gavin will go down at Trades Hall on Friday November 29. Tickets are available at bellaunion.com.au

Wogboys Return To The Stage In 2014

Insightful, hilarious and self-deprecating, Wogboys will be performed at the Princess Theatre from Wednesday January 8 – Sunday February 2. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.