Andrew Kelso – A Virtual Tour of Melbourne

By Colin Flaherty Andrew Kelso’s A Virtual Tour of Melbourne takes the audience through a detailed history of various aspects from the city’s past. This comedic lecture is not only highly informative, it also contains plenty of cheeky historical jokes, digs at current (and not so current) events and...

Clara Cupcakes – The Worst

By Angela East In The Worst Clara Cupcakes is the queen octopus who has been evicted from Seaburbia by her love, the King, and this is her quest is to find a way back into the castle and attempt to win him back. She desperately wants to get back...

Josh Earl and Daniel Tobias – Josh Earl’s Festival

By Colin Flaherty Josh Earl’s Festival condenses spending a day at a music festival into an hour using songs, sketches and even interpretive dance. It is at times nostalgic, derisive, kooky and hilarious. All that’s missing is the dirt/mud, sweat and Tinnitus. Josh Earl and Daniel Tobias (and a...

Greg Larsen – A Grub In The Muck

By Elyce Phillips Greg Larsen may have top billing on the posters for A Grub In The Muck, but upon entry to the Zeus Room, you discover that A Grub In The Muck is a late night show and Larsen is not in charge. He has cast himself as...

Tom Walker and Bridie Connell – MotherFather

By Elyce Phillips Tom Walker and Bridie Connell are two of the best-known improvisers in Australia right now, thanks to their roles on the new version of Whose Line Is It Anyway. Connell has proven her talent in the form, being a World Theatresports Finalist. Walker brings a wealth...

Tom Walker – Bee Boo

By Elyce Phillips Last year’s MICF was a huge success for Tom Walker. In addition to winning the Directors’ Choice award as part of Feeble Minds, he took out Best Newcomer for his show Beep Boop. This year, he returns with the similarly named Bee Boo – an intense...

POLITICAL ASYLUM LATE NIGHT RIOT

By Angela East  Political Asylum is a comedy night for comedians covering the weightier issues. Hosted by Mathew Kenneally, comedian and lawyer, who along with some other like-minded comedians founded the night in 2009. Matt is a genial host and covers a wide variety of topics in his intro...

Aaron Chen – The Infinite Faces of Chenny Baby

By Elyce Phillips Aaron Chen has been coming up in the Australian comedy scene for a while now. He won Class Clowns back in 2012, and last year he picked up a Directors’ Choice award for his work with Feeble Minds. In The Inifinite Faces of Chenny Baby, Chen...

Amelia Jane Hunter – Die Blaue Stunde (The Blue Hour)

By Colin Flaherty Amelia Jane Hunter has certainly adapted to her home of Berlin like a duck to water and she has returned to the antipodes to describe the wonders of what she calls Die Blaue Stunde, The Blue Hour, where the underground world presents all sorts of decadent...

Richard Gadd: Monkey See Monkey Do

By Lisa Clark  Monkey See Monkey Do is like being in a nightclub. It is loud, with snatches of music, clashing voice overs, flashing lights, videos, the thump thump thump thump, (of a treadmill) and lots of shouting for almost an hour. Award winning Richard Gadd from Scotland is...