Archive | June, 2008

Impro: Off the Cuff @ The Gaelic

Comic Relief presents OFF THE CUFF Impro nights @ The Gaelic Club in Surry Hills. OFF THE CUFF is an improvised comedy show where Australia’s best improvisers use real news headlines and audience suggestions to create comedy sketches. WE DON’T READ THE NEWS, WE MAKE UP THE NEWS Impro legends Rebecca de Unamuno, Murray Fahey […]

Aussie Comedians at Montreal, Jo’burg

The Just For Laughs Festival has begun in Montreal, showcasing French-language performers for the first two weeks, and then English-language performers from July 10. Adam Hills is hosting a showcase of Australian and New Zealand comedians, for which the official website gives a “*coarse language” advisory. Bless. Late Nite Down Under Presented by Jacob’s Creek […]

Impro shake-ups in Melbourne & Sydney: venue woes

Lovers of improvised comedy will be sad to learn that regular impro performances in both cities are having venue problems. Sydney’s longest running improvised comedy show, Scared Scriptless from Impro Australia, is looking for a new venue: After three and a half years and 182 shows at The Clarence Hotel, as of May 2008 we’ve […]

Tickets to book now for July

Canned Laughter On Friday 4 July the Hordern Pavilion will play host to the third annual Canned Laughter comedy night, where all proceeds go to cancer charity CanTeen. MCs – Lehmo, Justin Hamilton Featured: Adam Hills, Dave Hughes, Peter Helliar , Wil Anderson, Akmal Saleh, The Umbilical Brothers, Rove McManus, Corinne Grant, Denise Scott Book […]