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Kings of Comedy Live and Uncensored Showcase

Royal Entertainment

Kings of Comedy Live and Uncensored Showcase

Kings of Comedy's highly acclaimed showcase is back for our fifth Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Come and experience one of Melbourne's best comedy clubs. Rotating line-up every show. Come and sample the shows you need to go and see. Dinner & Show packages available. Bookings essential. Sells out fast – don't miss out. 

What people are saying about us: 

'A great event if you’re unfamiliar with the comedy world. ★★★★'  Mojo News

'Stop bugging me for a review.'  Dave O'Neil 

'Welcoming staff and always a great line up. We go here often and haven't been disappointed yet.  ★★★★★’ Joanne M

'Amazing atmosphere, amazing food and drink, amazing service and topped off by an amazing comedy show. I have recommended this place to all my family and friends. ★★★★★’ Hemaima R

'Delete my number.'  Fiona O'Loughlin 

'Great night at Kings of Comedy! Highly recommend!★★★★★’ Tayla D

'This is a matter for the courts now.'  Bob Franklin

'The Kings of Comedy show was excellent. Service was great. ★★★★★’ Skye H.

‘Was a great night out! Had a lot of laughs with Kings of Comedy, the MC was amazing! Will be back for sure!  ★★★★★’ Brittney A

‘Hilarious night, cheeks and belly sore from laughing.★★★★★' Simon O

'I haven't laughed so hard for a long time. Awesome night and very awesome comedians. Highly recommended. ★★★★★'  Lynette G

'Have been a massive fan of stand-up comedy for my whole life but had never checked out local comedy because I assumed it'd be pretty sh#t.I am so glad I came out tonight. The whole line up was outstanding and I didn't stop laughing. I will 100% be checking it out again! ★★★★★' Melissa V

‘A great show, the MC was good and the comics excellent value, just want I needed on a Friday night. Would go again.  ★★★★★' Suzanne

‘Haven't laughed like that in a long time! All five of us walked out with our cheeks hurting and were still laughing the next day. Fantastic way to finish our trip in Melbourne. Planning our next trip to see you guys! Thanks for the laughs! ★★★★★'  Lisa H

'Fantastic. Laughed from start to finish. You have to visit this place! Wish I lived in Melbourne so I could go back again. ★★★★★'

‘So much fun. It's awesome that up and coming comedians get to show their skills to new people. Had a ball and can't wait to go again. ★★★★★' Nick N

‘Great night out, Brilliant comedians! We were impressed by the level, we'll definitely come back!★★★★★' Pierre

So book a babysitter, send the kids to the grandparents and head on down for a scrumptious meal and night you won't forget.

Go on, you deserve it! 

Meals served 60 minutes prior to performance, contact to book dinner session seating.

'A festival favourite.' Scenestr

'Kings of Comedy is like a blind date. ★★★★' Beat Magazine

Suitable for audiences 16+

Before and after the show

  • Stay COVIDSafe

    The safety and wellbeing of our comedy community is our number one priority, click here for more info the Festival's COVIDSafe practices.

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  • Kick on at The Festival Club!

    An intoxicating mix of the best stand-up, cabaret, burlesque, lip synchronisers, drag kings and queens. Spontaneous, bold, high-octane comedy genius!

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