22 Shows 28 Mar - 21 Apr
Melb Town Hall - Lower Town Hall
Cnr Swanston & Collins Sts, MelbourneGet directions
Wheelchair accessible. Advise ticket staff of access requirements when buying tickets. Please arrive 15min early.
$26.50 - $35
Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents
A star-spangled showcase of America’s hottest comedy
We have searched the alt-comedy backrooms, club and festival circuits of North America to bring you some of the most exciting comics in the USA today.
Exclusive to Melbourne, we present a rotating bill of the best of the US! Introducing Michael Che, Iliza Shlesinger, James Adomian, Eddie Pepitone, Brendon Walsh, Pete Holmes and Jessica Kirson.
ILIZA SHLESINGER 28-31 MAR
Youngest ever winner NBC'S Last Comic Standing.
"Likeably hip, a mix of observational humor and riffs on the eternal politics between men and women." Esquire
MICHAEL CHE 28 MAR–7 APR
One of Rolling Stone’s 50 Funniest People Now 2012
"A natural whose confidence belies his relatively few years in the medium." Time Out New York
PETE HOLMES 28 MAR–7 APR
Stand-up, podcast host, cartoonist, voice-over artist, handsome man. One of 2011 Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch
EDDIE PEPITONE 2–7 APR
A comedy icon aka The Bitter Buddha.
“A thrilling mix of comedy and anti-comedy.” Time Out
BRENDON WALSH 9–21 APR
Darkly satirical, as seen on John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show.
“The epitome of a rascal.” Esquire.com
JESSICA KIRSON 9–21 APR
“Her energy is awesome and infectious.” thecomicscomic.com
JAMES ADOMIAN 9 – 21 APR
Renowned for his fiery populist satire.
“His most attention-grabbing talent is his preternatural gift for impressions.” Time Out New York
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