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Melbourne offers plenty of laughs, at stand up comedy shows and comedy clubs around town and in the annual comedy festival held from March to April.
Kings of Comedy: Underground, Uncensored, Unrivalled
Stand-up comedy from future stars and celebrity guest headliners.
Stranger Sings: The Parody Musical
Join Eleven and the Hawkins gang for a night of dancing monsters and pop culture references.
Ethel Mermaid: Songs in the Key of Sea
It's showtime, and tonight the ocean's biggest star is set to make a splash.
Melbourne's essential night-time events
From hidden laneway markets to winter wonderlands, Melbourne gets lit once the lights go out.
Comedy Republic's Main Stage
Enjoy Comedy Republic's signature line-up show every Friday and Saturday night.
Rob Brydon: A Night of Songs and Laughter
The award-winning comedian and his eight-piece band perform his new show.
Activist, witch and queer icon Juniper Wilde dazzles in this phantasmagorical comedy-horror.
La Mama Explorations
A month of bite-sized theatre shows at a Melbourne favourite.
Sea Shanties and Folk Songs
This celebration of rollicking and spirited singing is back.
Dance Party Revolution: A Comedy Night
Weekly Wednesday laughs, good tunes, dancing and fun times at the Toff in Town.
Comedy at the Coopers Inn
A showcase of the best local, interstate and international comedians every Friday night.
Dahlin: It's the Jeanne Little Show
A portrait of one of Australia’s most loved entertainers.
Comedy at Spleen: Mondays
Come along to the city's longest-running comedy night.
Smells Like a Song
A fully improvised musical where the audience calls for the songs.
I'm a Raindrop, Get Me Outta Here!
Raindrops Millie, Reef and Rocio need your help to save the environment.
Dice Paper Role: A Live Dungeons and Dragons Comedy Show
Be part of a live fantasy adventure like no other!
Anna Piper Scott: Such An Inspiration
A controversial stand-up show that puts the trans in transgressive.
The Vaudeville Revue: Cabaret, Comedy and Burlesque
Melbourne’s hottest show of cabaret, burlesque and comedy is celebrating Oktoberfest.
The Big Hoo-Haa
Melbourne's longest-running, best-loved weekly impro comedy show.
Runaway Festival Park
Melbourne Fringe’s new boutique playground of cabaret, comedy and circus.
Fresh Friday Comedy
Sit back and enjoy some of the best up and coming comics.
Mischief, Madness and Mayhem
Club Voltaire’s resident oddballs present a show of high-octane performing arts.
Flickery: The Art of Female Pleasure
Late-night sexual innuendo and spoken word foreplay.
Noir Unscripted at Melbourne Fringe
A glamorous, dangerous improvised detective noir.
Improvised Comedy: Harold Night
Completely unscripted comedy performed by talented actors.
T4T: A Transgender Showcase
Each night a different lineup, featuring the best of Melbourne’s trans community.
An Evening with David Sedaris
An evening of storytelling and observations with critically acclaimed author David Sedaris.
The Comedy Hour
Catch some of the fastest wits in the underground comedy circuit.
Anna Piper Scott: Is This Anything?
A completely unscripted stand-up comedy show.
Thursday Comedy Connection
Start the weekend early with lively comedy lineups, student ticket prices and cheap pints.
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Where to see comedy in Melbourne
Theatre and bar showcasing the biggest names in Australian comedy.
The Comics Lounge Comedy Club
Enjoy a night of laughs, cocktails, food and friends with stand-up comedy acts.
The Butterfly Club
An intimate theatre hosting quirky performances and serving cocktails in bars with kitsch decor.