29 March - 8 April
The Hi-Fi *
125 Swanston St (opp Town Hall), Melbourne
* Licensed venue. Under 18s must be accompanied by a Parent or Legal Guardian.
Full Fri & Sat $31.50
Full Wed-Thu & Sun $29.50
Group (8 or more) $28.50 (N/A Sat)
Laugh Pack $28.50 (N/A Sat)
Concession $25.50 (N/A Sat)
Tightarse Tuesday $25.50
Appearing in Headliners
Andy Kindler is known in comedy circles as a troublemaker. Originally from New York – and now complaining from California – he annoys people the world over thanks to the medium of TV on which he appears as a frequent guest on The Late Show with David Letterman, among many other programs.
His annual ‘State of the Industry’ address to a ballroom filled with comics and Hollywood industry types at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival is a hugely anticipated highlight. He is infamous for his scathing attacks on the world of entertainment, including the previously taboo practice of making fun of his fellow comedians. Just as the comedy boom of the ‘90s was imploding, Andy wrote the ‘Hack’s Handbook’ for National Lampoon magazine. This ‘how to’ guide satirised and exposed tired comedy formulas.
Andy is often recognised for playing the life-affirming character ‘Andy’ on the CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond.
“The funniest career suicide in the biz.” Time Out New York
“Beloved within comedy circles for (his) withering attacks on the entertainment industry.” Los Angeles Times
“Dark, delicious views on the state of comedy.” The Montreal Gazette
“Andy Kindler is a revelation, and the only one who seems to be doing something different. His comedy is about comedy.” Chicago Tribune
“Fine comic fury… the diatribe is Kindler’s art form.” The New Yorker