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Melbourne offers plenty of laughs, at venues like the Last Laugh or at the famed Melbourne International Comedy Festival held each April.
Wild Card - Friday 30 March 2018 to Saturday 21 April 2018 - Performing arts

Wild Card

30 Mar 2018 - 21 Apr 2018, Melbourne Town Hall
Brilliant high-rolling improvisors go all or nothing in this hilarious 'game of chance' show.
Akmal: Transparent - Wednesday 28 March 2018 to Sunday 22 April 2018 - Performing arts

Akmal: Transparent

28 Mar 2018 - 22 Apr 2018, Athenaeum Theatre
Internationally renowned comedian Akmal returns this year to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with Transparent, his funniest show ever.
Puppetry of the Penis - Tuesday 03 April 2018 to Sunday 08 April 2018 - Performing arts

Puppetry of the Penis

3 Apr 2018 - 8 Apr 2018, Athenaeum Theatre
A worldwide phenomenon, this one-of-a-kind show has played to most of the Western World, including all around Europe, the US and South America.
Basement Comedy Saturdays - Saturday 20 January 2018 to Saturday 27 January 2018 - Performing arts

Basement Comedy Saturdays

20 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018, European Bier Cafe
Come along to the biggest night of comedy in Melbourne, featuring some of the best comedians in Australia.
Drag Queen Sensation Moist Yeriza! - Thursday 01 February 2018 to Sunday 04 February 2018 - Performing arts

Drag Queen Sensation Moist Yeriza!

1 Feb 2018 - 4 Feb 2018, The Butterfly Club
See Bridget Haylock as Moist Yeriza, in all her deep-voiced, long-lashed, big-haired, and lurex-wrapped glamour.
Just for Funny - Friday 06 April 2018 to Saturday 07 April 2018 - Performing arts

Just for Funny

6 Apr 2018 - 7 Apr 2018, Imperial Hotel
Matt Harvey has watched thousands of hours of open mic comedy, all so he can present to you the finest up-and-coming comics this Festival.
The Art of Bullshit - Thursday 25 January 2018, 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Performing arts

The Art of Bullshit

25 Jan 2018, Loop Project Space & Bar
The Art of Bullshit is an evening of participation comedy, frolicking fun and outrageous oration.
War of the Words - Monday 09 April 2018 to Saturday 21 April 2018 - Performing arts

War of the Words

9 Apr 2018 - 21 Apr 2018, Imperial Hotel
This show is about words - the best words - but it's not a wordy show. It's also about politics - the worst politics - but it's not a political show.
Murphy McLachlan: McLachlan O'Clocklan - Wednesday 28 March 2018 to Friday 06 April 2018 - Performing arts

Murphy McLachlan: McLachlan O'Clocklan

28 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018, Imperial Hotel
During the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, see the brand-new show from comedian Murphy McLachlan.
Thursday Comedy Club  - Thursday 18 January 2018 to Thursday 25 January 2018 - Performing arts

Thursday Comedy Club

18 Jan 2018 - 25 Jan 2018, European Bier Cafe
Be entertained by huge names and great surprise guests at the Thursday Comedy Club at the European Bier Cafe.

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