Melbourne audiences, interstate and international guests came out in droves for this year's 26th Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is Australia’s largest ticketed cultural event and a key fixture on Melbourne’s event calendar.
2012 Festival consisted of:
- 420 shows
- 5286 performances
- 1939 performers
- 129 venues
Snapshot of 2012 results:
- 606,879 attendees
- 461,383 paid attendees
- $12,020,000 Box Office return
- $26.07 average ticket price
- 94,698 attendance at free events
2012 AWARD WINNERS
2012 Piece of Wood Award Winners: Bob Franklin & Steven Gates
2012 Director's Choice Award: Rod Quantock
2012 Director's Choice Award - Kids: Dr Brown and Stuart Bowden
2012 Bulmers People's Choice Award: Wil Anderson
2012 RAW Comedy Winners: Lessons with Luis
2012 Class Clowns Winner: Aaron Chen
For a list of previous award winners, click here.
The 2013 Melbourne international Comedy Festival will run 27 March - 21 April 2013.
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