Anh Do, Kitty Flanagan, The Kransky Sisters and The Umbilical Brothers are all appearing in shows at the Opera House in August ’09.
Upcoming featured performers organised by venue
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
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.
Sydney Comedy Festival’s sell-out success – the Comedy Store Festival Club Showcase is a show too good to stop. Due to popular demand the showcase extends for another three weeks until Saturday 6 June; with the recent announcement of huge headliners Steve Hughes and Jeff Green.
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:
Dave Jory & Kent Valentine each have a brand new hour of stand-up comedy written for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and they’d like to try it out on you, this Sunday, at the Friend, for free.