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Steve Hughes returns to Australia and New Zealand in 2014 with a brand new show following sell-out shows in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne in 2013. He recently stormed the UK last year with his sell-out tour, with extra dates added due to phenomenal demand.
This brand new show features more thoughtful, outspoken social commentary courtesy of a masterful, erudite and provocative performer...

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To celebrate the launch of their Difficult First Album, Sammy J & Randy are hitting the road armed with nothing but a keyboard and a suitcase of songs. Plus undies. Plus toothpaste. Plus an assortment of international power adaptors. But mostly, songs.
Sammy J & Randy are two of the most sought after comics in Australia today. Combining catchy songs with chaotic tomfoolery and...

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Approaching its sweet 16th birthday, Melbourne’s own Puppetry of the Penis returns for a season of ‘testicular twisters’ this Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Off the back of a European tour, this hilarious vaudeville romp is still leaving audiences in stitches the world over.  Featuring the belt buckle, the hamburger and the fruit bat, audiences should expect the usual shameless, buck...

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The show that inspired Whose Line Is It Anyway? is mad fun any day. When your favourite celebrities jump into the mix, out of their comfort zone and up to the neck in risk, you get the delightful 26th annual Celebrity Theatresports. In this good-natured family show, our hotly competitive teams vie for the coveted Peter Cook Cup. Inspired by audience suggestions and random events, never-before-...

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With Basil, Sybil and Manuel on hand and only a third of the show scripted, anything can happen as audiences take a seat in the 'Fawlty Towers' restaurant. On the menu: all the best gags, shambolic service, and a ‘70s style three-course meal. This is fully immersive, site-specific comedy theatre at its best – just don’t mention the war!
 
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Kelly is a triple threat: an actor/personal trainer/librarian. Join her as she brings you into this hectic world through song and anecdote. Learn about the humiliating things actors are asked to do at auditions, meet some of the library's more 'difficult' borrowers and get a tighter butt whilst doing 100 jumping squats! (Squats encouraged but not compulsory.) After the success of her 2013 MICF...

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Following up the success of Insert Sponsor Here: Radio Variety Hour, nominated for Best Comedy (Emerging) at Adelaide Fringe 2012, the gang are back. Using classic Foley items blended with atmospheric sound effects, Una Broben (Lauren Bok), Bert Maverick (Bert Goldsmith) and Herb Dunstone (Sam Marzden) give voice to dozens of characters as they recreate three new original ‘50s radio series,...

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Stella Young will make her much anticipated Melbourne International Comedy Festival solo show debut in 2014 when she digs deep into life on four wheels in Tales From the Crip.
Young is a cripple. Some people call her "special needs" but she learned from a young age that "special" is a code word for "crap". And oh Lord, please don't call her "handy-capable" or she may accidentally run...

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Shane Matheson’s star is on the rise this April at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, in Shaaaane Talent Time! Evoking the golden era of Australian entertainment (i.e. 1983), Shane Talent Timeisan extravaganza of original songs, dancing, jokes, special guests and at least one song about a dog that can drive a bus. Also featuring will be the Shane Talent Team, which may or may not...

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What did you want to be when you grew up? As a child, Juliette wanted to be many things: ballerina, princess, Muppet. So much of our identity is tied up with our job, with what we DO. But while young Juliette seemed to know the kind of roles she might call a vocation, she grew up and life got in the way. After nearly dying due to anorexia and bulimia, she needed to think again.
In this...

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Looking for a show to take your mum, first date or dentist to? Are you wondering what ‘real life’ could be like if it was more like our Facebook status updates? Then look no further.
Reality Bandit is a cheerful and quirky expedition into our relationship with reality, truth, biases and other problems you didn't know you had. Following her successful run at the Adelaide Fringe, German-...

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The Stevenson Experience are back! After a sell out season in 2013, the acclaimed musical comedy duo are back with all new hilarious songs. Come and see what all the fuss is about. The most fun you can have locked in a room with two identical twins for an hour.
 
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Fabian Lapham and The Actual Musicians offer a turducken of entertainment; sketch that's stuffed into music that's stuffed into storytelling (GF), that's then stuffed into your fat fucking mind-mouth. A showcase of fantastical characters, dynamic rock-opera, and original storytelling. "What sort of storytelling?" I hear you ask. "Perhaps something deep and introspective about the human...

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The media have crowned her “an outrageous combination of Shirley Bassey and Dawn French”, “immensely talented” with “amazing vocal strength”. But audiences say she's an appalling, unpredictable, shameless, narcissistic, drunken nut-job.
Find out for yourself when The Fabulous Dame Farrar makes her Melbourne debut accompanied by musician and composer John Rodgers and featuring circus...

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Damien Lawlor was the twisted mind responsible for 3RRR’s twisted sketch show Lime Champions. Low Status Update is an all new comedy show performed live from the post-apocalyptic wastelands of 2071. A mix of sketch, stand-up and storytelling, Damien takes a nostalgic look back at the quaint old days of 2014  - just before civilisation came to an abrupt and somewhat inconvenient end for all...

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Three classic adventure movies. One man. 60 minutes. Stephen Hall performs the first three Indiana Jones movies in an hour! All the characters! All the thrills, escapes and hugely expensive special effects, with little more than an obsessive knowledge of the films, a knack for accents and an office chair on wheels.
In 1981, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford defined...

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Craig Hill has become a Comedy Festival favourite and returns in 2014 on the back of smash hits in 2012 and 2013. Don’t miss the chance to see Scotland’s favourite 'kilty pleasure' Craig Hill in his brand  new show – Tartan About! Debuting at the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe, Tartan About proved a massive hit, selling out every ticket and receiving great reviews and phenomenal word-of-mouth. It’s a...

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King sold his soul to the devil, lost his beloved, ended up shipwrecked and stranded…in Australia. Then he made history! (Kind of) based on a (mostly) true story, The Legend Of King O’malley is a wild romp of epic storytelling.
 
We've got tickets going for April 10, now be funny, comment below.

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What’s life really like as a FIFO (Fly In Fly Out) worker? Writer and comedian Xavier Toby presents a stand up comedy show adapted from his debut non-fiction book, Mining My Own Business, available now through UWA Publishing. It’s a place where everything’s either highly explosive, huge machinery, or high vis: right down to the socks, jocks and skid marks.
Where expletives are...

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A big, black, tender-hearted comedy written by one of Australia’s hottest writing talents, award winner Caleb Lewis. Oscar has made a great life in the city after escaping the burden of his small town family history. He has a fiancé, a new job on the horizon and seems to have moved on from his tragic past. But a series of mysterious deaths in the family bring him back to his home town of...

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Death’s a bitch. Then you die! Ever lost someone? Ever wanted to go a really, really long way away to deal with that? On a winning streak of not losing people, death sucker-punched Cath three times in a row. It took her a while to get up. Both touching and funny, this is a story that begins in the valley of death, has a stopover at a Mexican festival, and ends in a new beginning. It’s...

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Space. A vast unending cosmos of wonder and mystery. An infinity void full of marvels and horrors. It’s really, really big. Like, if you saw it, you'd be like, “Phwoar, look at that big thing.” Somewhere within its bigness drifts the Starship Alan Rickman. It carries a deadly cargo: the most deranged and dangerous space criminals, space murderers and space cattle rustlers in the universe....

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Living the Dream is a one-man show about what happens when a fascinating reality collides with preconceived ideals about destiny and who we are. A modern 'fable' where truth is both stranger and funnier than fiction, filled with wondrous tales from the lowest echelons of the Australian entertainment industry to the highest dimensions of the astral plane.
Marking his debut full-length...

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In the past year, Nick almost got killed by a bear in Alaska, went to Afghanistan to entertain the Aussie troops and went three months without a drop of alcohol. The last one was probably the scariest for him. Let's be honest, the first two things sound pretty fun if you've had a couple of drinks.He also become one of the first ever Australians invited to perform stand-up on US network Comedy...

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“I usually don’t do theme shows, I just do stand up because I do a lot of touring comedy in clubs and stuff,” he says. “So there’s no real coherent theme but there’s definitely some topics I address in this one. This one I’m going after condescending Apple store employees; I talk a little bit about my parents and what they think about what I do, because that’s a very common question I get. I...

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British rapper turned comedian Doc Brown returns to Melbourne with his smart, and very funny hip-hop take on life, politics and everything. Fresh from supporting Ricky Gervais around the world, and appearances on Russell Howard's Good News, The Inbetweeners and Derek, Doc Brown is a must-see act.  After rubbing shoulders with the biggest names in hip hop, performing with Mark Ronson's band,...

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Jason Geary and Jimmy James return to the Comedy Festival after their first collaboration together, Sketch-ual Healing, received rave reviews last year with no less than four stars across the board. This year they return to premiere their new show Sketch-Ageddon. Come discover what two Orphan Brothers, an Alien Overload, Spanish Scientists, a sick boy and John Travolta have in common as the...

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You might have seen Jason before on The Project, Live at Bella Union or The Today Show, heard him on Nova or smelt him live at Il Dago II, Jason Chong’s Mum, Where’s The Remote?, or Sort of the Rings. But now he’s back with a brand new show that looks at the ‘80s cinematic masterpiece Ghostbusters and why it means he can’t lose weight, no matter how hard the little nugget tries. And he’s tried...

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The UK’s critically acclaimed Bite-Size Plays has arrived in Australia with a new show that’s already winning critical and audience acclaim. From a show menu of eight, the audience votes to select five Bite-Size Comedies, each no longer than 15 minutes. Starting out as a uniquely-styled wedding reception, hidden talents are unveiled as the plays are performed around you.
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Jordana Borensztajn desperately wants to be liked. Facebook liked. So she makes a New Year’s resolution to become a better person – online – and invests her offline time into dramatically enhancing her online self.  When getting likes isn’t enough, Jordana takes a bold risk and reveals her true personality. Will her life improve, or will she come crashing down, along with her Facebook wall?...

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