Two festival favourites now on sale
Wednesday 25 March, 7.30pm - Palais Theatre
New shows announced! Is your favourite on the list?
Armed with more pranks, scams and emails
With new hour of dark and waggish songs to parade about the place!
Iceland’s biggest comedy star returns to Melbourne!
Following a stand-out Festival solo debut in 2019, Eleanor returns to Melbourne
We are pleased to announce the three recipients of the 2020 Stand Up! grant are Aurelia St. Clair, Emma Holland and Jacqueline Mifsud.
Dec 6, 2019
The Festival's RAW Comedy, Deadly Funny and Class Clowns competitions are officially open... and we want YOU!
Nov 28, 2019
We're super excited to announce that we'll be heading to India for a three-city tour this November, hitting NH7 Weekender Festival - the happiest music and comedy festival in India! - as well as Mumbai and, for the first time, Kochi.
Nov 14, 2019
Welcoming the Comedy Zone class of 2020: Andrew Lee (QLD), Andrew Portelli (VIC), Elliott Stewart (NSW), Floyd Alexander-Hunt (NSW) and Tor Snyder (WA)
Nov 18, 2019
As artists prepare punchlines and nut out new material, we have asked a few Festival fans and favourites for their inside scoop… What have they heard and who do they want to see… Will we see Michelle Brasier's dog form a comedy duo? Is Geraldine Hickey right - will Zoë Coombs Marr and Rhys Nicholson get a divorce? Anything could happen!
Nov 13, 2019
Artist registrations for the 2020 Festival are open!
Oct 21, 2019
Applications are now open for the Victorian government's Stand Up! grant, supporting a new generation of strong funny women serious about comedy.
Nov 1, 2019
Love a laugh as much as you love a melody? Here's a bunch of musical comedy clips!
Announcing the first cast members of the exclusive P&O Cruise headline show in Melbourne 2020!
Sep 26, 2019
Congratulations to the 2020 Moosehead Awards recipients Greg Larsen, Kit Richards, Oliver Coleman and Michelle Brasier.
Oct 11, 2019
Interested in performing at the 2020 Melbourne International Comedy Festival? Click here to find everything you need to know!
Sep 3, 2019
If you live outside Australia and New Zealand and wish to perform at the 2020 Festival, expressions of interest are now open!
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