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  • STEPH TISDELL TO HOST THE GALA!

    Steph Tisdell has been announced as the host of Australian comedy’s night of nights - The Gala in support of Oxfam. In so doing, she will become the first Indigenous comedian to take the reins of the most... Continue Reading

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  • The Indian All-Star Comedy Showcase Cast Announced!

    A red-hot showcase of Indian A-List superstars! Returning for its fourth year, this limited-run season shines a bright light on the best comedians India has to offer. With stars from All India Bakchod and East India Comedy and clocking... Continue Reading

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  • Meet the Cast of Comedy Zone Asia

    Comedy Zone Asia is charging into Melbourne! This diverse, dynamic showcase brings Asia’s brightest comic voices together for a dose of cross-cultural laughs. So get a taste of these international stars as we head into the sixth... Continue Reading

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  • Melbourne comedy community to come together to Stand Up For Bushfire Relief

    STAND UP FOR BUSHFIRE RELIEF IS NOW SOLD OUT Thanks Melbourne – you’re alright. You bought all the tickets to this epic show in 10 minutes. You can still show your support by donating directly to the Victorian... Continue Reading

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  • Bushfire Fundraiser Comedy Shows

    Our thoughts go out to those in Australian communities affected by and fighting the bushfires. In this troubling time, various comedians, comedy rooms and members of the comedy community are coming together to raise some much needed... Continue Reading

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  • Introducing our 2020 'Zoners'

    Each year we scour the country to discover the next wave of big names in Aussie comedy. Welcoming the Comedy Zone class of 2020! We are so thrilled to announce Andrew Lee (QLD), Andrew Portelli (VIC), Elliott... Continue Reading

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  • 2020 Stand Up! grant recipients announced

    Stand Up! – Supporting a new generation of strong funny women serious about comedy 2020 GRANT RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED We are pleased to announce the three recipients of the 2020 Stand Up! grant are Aurelia St. Clair,... Continue Reading

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  • 2020 Competitions open!

    We're on the hunt for Australia's newest funny person to take to the stage Now's the time to share your comic genius-ness with us! We're set to hit every corner of Australia on the hunt for the... Continue Reading

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  • Comedy on TV!

    2019 RAW Comedy and Deadly Funny to air this December CATCH UP RAW COMEDY ON SBS ON DEMAND DEADLY FUNNY ON SBS ON DEMAND Monday 25 November, 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, in partnership with... Continue Reading

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  • Roadshow hits India!

    The Roadshow is taking to the skies again! 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... Continue Reading

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