Comedy Arts

Singing 5 Ways To Disappoint Your Vietnamese Mother

Diana Nguyen will be performing Singing 5 Ways To Disappoint Your Vietnamese Mother at 7.30pm at Chaplin Karaoke from Thursday October 11 - Sunday October 14. Tickets can be purchased through Melbourne Fringe.


Truth runs until Friday October 5 at the Melbourne Fringe Festival.

Tegan Higginbotham: Million Dollar Tegan

Million Dollar Tegan runs until October 13 at the North Melbourne Town Hall as part of the 2012 Melbourne Fringe Festival.

Charlie Pickering Presents A Hearty Laugh for the Heart Foundation

Charlie Pickering presents... A Hearty Laugh for The Heart Foundation will be hosted at Red Bennies Monday October 1 at 8pm. Tickets can be purchased through Red Bennies.

Jason Byrne's Massive Christmas Special

Jason Byrne performs at the Athenaeum Theatre Friday December 21. Tickets on sale from Tuesday September 25. For bookings visit livenation.com.au.

The Unspoken Word is “Joe” At La Mama

The Unspoken Word is “Joe” will be playing at the La Mama theatre from Thursday October 4 – Sunday October 14. Sessions will run from Thursdays – Sundays and tickets can be purchased from lamama.com.au.

The Magic of Ben Murphy Comes To Moonee Ponds

He is set to bring a little Las Vegas to suburban Melbourne, performing at the Clocktower Centre, Moonee Ponds on Saturday October 6.  Visit the Clocktower Centre for tickets and further information. 

Hottest Headliners at The Comic's Lounge

All shows commence 7.30pm at The Comic's Lounge, North Melbourne. Bookings through The Comic's Lounge.

Jo Koy Returns For An Australian Tour

Jo Koy will perform his stand-up routine for only one night at The Palms in Crown on Thursday November 15. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketek.

Comedy Bites Dog At The Order

Guaranteed to be a night of witticisms, innuendos, and the occasional bad word, Comedy Bites Dog will feature at 7pm Sunday September 9 at The Order of Melbourne. Tickets can be purchased here.

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum will commence at Her Majesty's Theatre Saturday October 20 and will run for 12 weeks only. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketek.

Aziz Ansari Melbourne Show

Aziz Ansari brings Buried Alive to Hamer Hall on Tuesday October 9. Tickets on sale Monday August 27.

Ed Byrne Melbourne Show Announced

Ed Byrne plays at the Athenaeum on Monday October 22, tickets from Ticketek. 

Noel Fielding Second Melbourne Show

Noel Fielding performs at the Athenaeum Theatre on Tuesday October 23 (sold-out) and now on Wednesday October 24 with tickets on sale now through Ticketek.

Stephen Merchant 2012 Australian Tour

Stephen Merchant plays the Athenaeum Theatre on Wednesday December 12. Tickets go on sale Thursday August 30 from Ticketmaster.

Joanne's Real World Comes To The Butterfly Club

Joanne's Real World will play at The Butterfly Club from Tuesday September 4 – Sunday September 9. Bookings can be made through The Butterfly Club.

Tim And Eric Second Melbourne Show

Tim and Eric hit the Forum on Saturday September 29 (selling fast) and Sunday September 30. Tickets on sale from Ticketmaster.

Arj Barker

I’ve surely no need to explain why you should pick up a copy of Arj Barker’s latest DVD, Joy Harvest which is out now. Harvest yourself 60 minutes of pure joy and witness just how good comedy can get.

Tim And Eric Tour Soon To Be Announced

Stay tuned to Beat for more details.

Raw Comedy

RAW Comedy is running heats around Melbourne weekly in February. The Victorian Semi Finals and Victorian State Final are in February and March respectively. Visit rawcomedy.com.au for more info.

Dirty Works Comedy

For more information on the dates and venues of these performers, head to the Comedy Festival wesbite.

Deadly Funny Kids at Melbourne's International Comedy Festival

Alongside the facilitators, Melbourne International Comedy Festival has appointed Indigenous Executive Producer Adam Sharah to work nationally throughout the program commencing at the start of the new year.

First Acts For The Melbourne International Comedy Festival

The 2012 Melbourne International Comedy Festival runs from Wednesday March 28 - Sunday April 22.

Trailer Park Boys Come To Melbourne

Trailer Park Boys will bring the ruckus to The Forum on Tuesday March 13. Tickets available through Ticketmaster.

RAW Comedy 2012 registrations open!

For more information or anyone interested in getting their routine out there and possibly becoming one of the next comedy greats, head to the Raw Comedy website from Monday November 28 to register. Give us a laugh!

Des Bishop Visits Red Bennies

To enjoy a good night of giggles, head to Red Bennies on Wednesday November 16.

Pablo Francisco

Pablo Francisco performs at The Forum on Monday September 26. Tickets through Ticketmaster.

Tim Minchin Vs The Orchestras

Tim Minchin Vs The Orchestras – Round II will come to The Palais on Tuesday February 7 and Wednesday February 8. Tickets through Ticketmaster.

Comics In The Doghouse – The Bedroom Philosopher

The Bedroom Philosopher performs solo as part of the Head Sex & Bed Socks Tour at Beavs Bar, Geelong Aug 18 & The Toff In Town, City Aug 20, with special guests Catboy.

Any Questions For Ben?

Any Questions For Ben will be released on Thursday February 9.