So, my MICF planning has basically been trying to see people that I’m not likely to see at the coming-soon Sydney Comedy Festival, with occasional indulgences for absolute favourites of mine where I just can’t wait another few weeks. My indulgence tonight was Hannah. Fed Square Pitch 29 March – 13 April Tuesday-Friday 1pm, 2.30pm […]
Here they are! Some local favourites and a swag of internationals…the Golden Gibbo nominees for best independent production were also announced; nominees are…
Don’t miss out on your final chance to catch these special comedy shows.
This year the Barry Award for Most Outstanding Festival Show goes to Sammy J and Randy (puppeteer Heath McIvor) for Rickett’s Lane
Hannah delivers a dryly delightful set. She is appearing in several Festival events, including her own solo show The Cliff Young Shuffle, and her immensely popular NGV Comedy Tour.
Many of last year’s favourites are returning, plus some new treats, all aiming to “make you laugh so hard that it hurts”.
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!
’tis the season of comedy festival previews, and all through the land comedians are taking the chance to do slightly longer sets than usual in front of friendly audiences…
I had a high sense of anticipation from a few snatched glimpses, and was certainly not disappointed: her keen sense of the ridiculous and acutely ironic observational skills make for a compelling hour that flies by. Word is spreading – her show had to be moved from the Other Room to the much larger Boiler Room due to ticket demand.
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.