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Green Faces starts in July

The annual national comedy competition with all shows taking place in Canberra fires up again on July 2nd and puts on a show every Thursday night until September 10th.

The heats are organised by State capitals, with contestants from Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra taking their turn each week. Each show features a lineup of top new comedians plus a veteran comedian as MC – a great chance to see some old favourites alongside the next big talents!

Bookings: 6288 7451 or Canberra Ticketing

Festival Flashback for Melbourne in July

Every Wednesday in July, the bar called 303 in Northcote (site of several successful seasons by Ross Noble and a crop of Australia’s finest funny folk) will host a returning MICF show, each one resurrected for one night only. […] So, for those swamped by choice back in April, five highlights of the Comedy Festival come back for a second bite, offering a season of different performers, styles and approaches, with one thing in common – they’re all very, very funny.

Girding up for Cracker Gala night and who’s on where for Sydney Comedy Festival

The Enmore Theatre is full of technicians, journalists and comedians, preparing for tonight’s Sydney Comedy Festival Cracker Night Gala Show, which celebrates comedy with a taste of all the acts in the festival. This year the Cracker Night Gala is so huge (the Enmore tickets are already sold out) that they’re actually spreading it across two venues – the Metro Theatre is hosting a gala showcase as well, which still has a few tickets left. I went along to chat and snap – here’s some images below: