28 February – 25 March 2012 – Returning for the fourth year, Brisbane Comedy Festival brings audiences a line up with international headliners Tom Green, Stephen K Amos, Mark Watson and Daniel Kitson and introduces the Best of Malaysian Comedy starring Harith Iskander.
If you’ve seen a great festival show (or preview show) recently, please feel free to give it a plug in the comments.
Brisbane Comedy Festival 2011
Tue 1 – Sun 27 Mar 2011
More crazy international and Australian talent than your laughing gear will know what to do with.
Des Bishop is a native New Yorker who’s been living in Ireland since his teens, and in recent years has become one of the Emerald Isle’s favourite comedians.
Featured Acts include Adam Hills, Wil Anderson, Frank Woodley, Peter Helliar, Josh Thomas, Jason Byrne, Des Bishop; David O’Doherty, Kitty Flanagan Harley Breen, Hannah Gadsby, Tom Ballard, Maeve Higgins, Michael Chamberlin, Melinda Buttle, Felicity Ward, Pyjama Men, Sammy J & Randy,Josh Earls,The Best of Edinburgh Fest, Claudia O’Doherty. Don’t miss out on TightArse Tuesdays!
The festival runs from Fri 6 March to Saturday 28 March, and curator Josh Thomas has put together a packed program. The Brisbane Comedy Festival will feature Adam Hills, Tim Minchin, Dave Hughes and Danny Bhoy, as well as Hannah Gadsby, David Eastgate and Hooray for Everything, plus many more performers. Response has been enthusiastic, with Dave Hughes and Adam Hills already adding extra shows to cope with ticket demand.
The last few weeks have seen a smorgasbord of special-guest-spots from comedians testing their festival shows before heading off to Adelaide, where the Fringe Festival kicks off from February 26th. So for those of us who don’t live in Adders, this week is the last chance to catch some of these people around the traps for a month or more.
The inaugural Brisbane Comedy Festival will take place from 6 – 29 March, 2009. The lineup is being announced in stages – we already know that Danny Bhoy and Tim Minchin will be staging shows, and now it’s announced that Adam Hills and Dave Hughes will also take part. All shows for Adam Hills and […]