5 Good Reasons To See DIRTY SEXY POLITICS

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1. POLITICS LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE: What do Charles Manson, Clive Palmer and the world’smost patriotic burlesque routine have in common? There’s only one way to find out – by coming on down to witness the most turgid, throbbing election in this nation’s history. 2. DIRTY SEXY RELEVANT...

5 GOOD REASONS TO SEE IMPROVILICIOUS: The Improvised Guide To High School

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1. It’s a side splitting improvised guide to surviving high school with tips on everything you need to know including bullying, asking people out and most importantly what to do when you send a snap chat pic to the wrong person. AWKWARD!!!   2. It’s created by super hilarious,...

5 Good Reasons to see Victoria Healy – Get In Line

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5 Good Reasons to see Victoria Healy – Get In Line 1. I’m a babe. 2. I’m funny. 3. I’m friendly. 4. I’m available. 5. This is not some ruse to find a date. Get in Line is on at The Imperial Hotel For information and tickets see the...

Interview with Karl Chandler about Comedy at Spleen and Portland Comedy Rooms

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By Lisa Clark Karl Chandler came into the comedy world in his late twenties and has since built a small comedy empire of sorts around him. Along with his contemporaries, he played a big part in rejuvenating the Melbourne Comedy scene of the past five or so years. Karl runs two of...

Comedy Xmas Shows Are Coming to Town

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By Lisa Clark All around Melbourne the comedy venues are putting together Christmas shows with more laughs than you’ll find in any Christmas Cracker. We put together a list and you can check it twice. These are all the Christmas shows we know about, coming to Melbourne this December,...

Impro Melbourne – Theatresports

By Elyce Phillips  Impro Melbourne’s Theatresports is an old standby of the Melbourne comedy calendar, attracting many of our best improv comedians over the years. It’s impossible to predict what you will see in any given performance and it’s usually a solid bet for an entertaining night out but...

Justin Hamilton talks about Comedy @ Crown

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By Lisa Clark Earlier this year Crown Casino put on a Winter season of comedy in its Groove Bar and they had the smarts to get Justin Hamilton in to help put the night together. Hammo’s reputation brought the hardcore comedy nerds in (like me) and Crown brought a...

Shakesprovisation

By Sofia Monkiewicz  Improvisation always impresses me when it is done well. The concept of creating a scene on the spot in front of an audience is a real talent, and to actually put together an entire play with a plot, characters and themes, well, I think that is...

Recipients of the 2015 Brian McCarthy Memorial Moosehead Awards

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Brian McCarthy Memorial Moosehead Awards are more like a supportive grant and 2 – 4 applicants are chosen each year depending on how exciting and different the ideas are. It is a way of promoting creativity in Comedy and the award includes The Comedy Channel Director’s Grant, which engages a director...

Anthony Jeannot is Unaccept-a-bubble

By Elyce Phillips  Bubbles are magical things. We all have memories of playing with them as children, of how they can lift your spirits as they float in the wind. However, they are also fragile, impermanent, and destined to dissolve. In Unaccept-a-bubble Anthony Jeannot explores moments of helplessness and...