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Comedy Events in Canberra

Stand Up, Comedy Theatres & Comedy Club Events In Canberra

Witness the crazy comedy events in Canberra at the venues near you to laugh till your belly hurts. You cannot miss the chance to witness the popular names of the comedy scene. There are improv workshops, comedy class and comedy shows in Canberra too where you can try your hands out.

Lighten yourself and laugh it out at a comedy event near you in Canberra.

Upcoming Comedy Events in Canberra

Today

Coffee, Cake & Conversation

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Head over to Smith's Alternative for free coffee, cake, and conversation in a relaxed and chill space. Make some new friends, hang with the PARSA Reps and come celebrate culture in the form of music, poetry, comedy, theatre and more. At Smith's, anythin... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
03:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Cheap drugs, beer and giants: Science in the Pub CBR

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

The Line Up Cancer researcher Anneke Blackburn (ANU John Curtin) is part of a movement toward open source pharma - a new, non-profit way of developing drugs that save lives. Robert de Salle (American Natural History Museum) studies molecular systematic... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Film Night: Calvary

Canberra Irish Club , 6 Parkinson Street, Weston Creek, Australian Capital Territory, Australia 2611, Canberra, Australia

A "wickedly funny black comedy" starring Brendan Gleeson, Chis O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran. Visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/295551067971642/ for details of Film Society membership and/or to watch the film trailer.... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
07:00 pm to 08:45 pm

Tomorrow

LOLPol with Anthony Tomic!

Polit Bar - more than cocktails , Upstairs 8 Franklin St, Manuka, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2603, Canberra, Australia

This month LolPol will be headlined by Anthony Tomic! Fresh from his run of solo shows in the Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney Comedy festivals, Anthony is looking to maintain momentum despite it being Canberra Winter. Also, Polit Bar has a fireplace now!*... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
08:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Jul 20 2019

The Dish

Arc Cinema , Mccoy Cct, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

In the remote town of Parkes in NSW, from a satellite dish in a sheep paddock, an unlikely group of technicians help NASA send the moon landing transmission across the world. A charming comedy that offers a witty perspective on Australia-US relations thr... Read More

Sat Jul 20 2019
12:00 pm to 02:00 pm
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Michael Buble Christmas In July Show

Harmonie German Club , 49 Jerrabomberra Ave., Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra, Australia

The Michael Buble Show is an authentic reproduction of the sounds of Michael Buble. This production show leaves nothing to the imagination of a fantastic night of entertainment as it pays attention to every detail. Mitch Capone becomes Michael Buble in T... Read More

Sat Jul 20 2019
07:00 pm to 09:30 pm

Jul 24 2019

Story Party Canberra | True Dating Stories

The Street Theatre , 15 Childers St, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

At Story Party you will hear true dating stories that will make you feel better because, let’s be honest, it could be worse. Story Party has played to sold out audiences in over 65 countries because the dating struggle is real worldwide! You'll hear stori... Read More

Wed Jul 24 2019 at 08:00 pm to Thu Jul 25 2019 at 08:00 pm

Jul 27 2019

Some Like It Hot - 4K restoration 60th anniversary

Arc Cinema , Mccoy Cct, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Two struggling musicians (Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis) are on the run from the Mob. They cross-dress – putting Orry-Kelly's costumes centre stage – to join an all-female band. Some Like it Hot is the perfect screwball comedy: fast-paced and hilarious, a... Read More

Sat Jul 27 2019
02:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Rugby League The Musical 2019 at The Street CBR

The Street Theatre , 15 Childers St, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Rugby League The Musical returns to Canberra! After the triumphant 2018 season, Australia's hardest working sports satirist - Denis Carnahan - is back, bigger than ever, trying to cope with the mountain of material Rugby League has thrown at him during t... Read More

Sat Jul 27 2019
07:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Aug 01 2019

Switched On: Comedy & Cake

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Join Lightbulb to celebrate their third birthday! Since 2016, this dedicated improv trope has delighted audiences with their fresh take on comedy. Their shows are filled with heart, variety, and comedy in the unexpected. They’ve charmed audiences at Art,... Read More

Thu Aug 01 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Aug 07 2019

Comedy Club featuring Julia Wilson

Comedy Club at The Civic Pub , 8 Lonsdale St Braddon, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2612, Canberra, Australia

Described by many as the toughest woman in comedy, Julia Wilson tours the world with her dubious morals, having plenty of seriously dangerous fun along the way! This convent school girl, bouncer, accountant, stand-up comedian, whose humour refuses to be... Read More

Wed Aug 07 2019
07:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Aug 10 2019

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase - Canberra

Canberra Theatre Centre , Canberra, Australia

The funniest comedians from this year's Sydney Comedy Festival are hitting the road and bringing an all-star comedy showcase to your doorstep! Get in quick to guarantee your seats for a massive night of laughs. The showcase features a huge and hilarious... Read More

Sat Aug 10 2019
08:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Aug 15 2019

Wait Wait, Save Our Species!

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Wait Wait…Save Our Species! takes the hit US news-based radio quiz comedy show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! to a live event format in Australia with a focus on biodiversity. Prominent and obscure biodiversity and conservation news stories will be dissected an... Read More

Thu Aug 15 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

LOLPol Stand up Comedy - with CBR's funniest

Polit Bar - more than cocktails , Upstairs 8 Franklin St, Manuka, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2603, Canberra, Australia

EARLY BIRD Tix $7 online / $10 AVAILABLE @ The Door after tix sales end online 4pm showday. With CBR's funniest hosted by Comedy ACT. Details coming soon. PLEASE NOTE: Online sales close at 4pm on the day of the show.... Read More

Thu Aug 15 2019
08:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Aug 16 2019

Adulting - Canberra

Comedy Club at Civic Pub , 8 Lonsdale St Braddon, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

If you've ever been engaged at 19 or have parking tickets worth a house deposit, then, like Tash, you've probably not mastered "Adulting". 'Adulting' is the process of doing 'grown-up' things. Things like holding down a job, paying your bills on time, co... Read More

Fri Aug 16 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Aug 17 2019

Tom Gleeson - Joy

Canberra Theatre Centre , Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square/London Cct, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Star of The Weekly. Host of Hard Quiz. Come and see the master live. It’s a joy. Tom Gleeson is in every Aussie comedian’s Top 5. A true master of the craft, he remarkably gets better each year, a phenomena that ensures other comedians sneak in the back... Read More

Sat Aug 17 2019
07:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Aug 22 2019

Strong Female Lead

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Strong Female Lead showcases the talented women of Canberra. It’s a place for our songs, our stories and our creative soul. In August you'll see a range of comedy, musical, and theatrical pieces. Final line-up will be announced here shortly.... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Shakespeare in Love

Canberra Theatre Centre , Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square/London Cct, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

A delightfully clever romcom that brings the Oscar-winning film to stage. Young Will Shakespeare has a bad case of writer’s block and desperately needs a muse. His new comedy, Romeo and Ethel the Pirate’s Daughter, is less than inspired and he’s running... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Aug 23 2019

Tommy Little: Self-Diagnosed Genius | Canberra

Canberra Theatre Centre , Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square/London Cct, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Following sold-out shows across the country, Tommy Little is bringing his new show to Canberra for one night only! After completing the world’s most gruelling marathon in Antarctica (with no previous experience), Tommy’s got a cracking story to share. Co... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
06:45 pm to 07:45 pm

The Song Company: Mind Over Matter

The Street Theatre , 15 Childers St, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Man against the machine in a musical comedy from the golden age of pop. A zany and toonful chamber opera about two lifts and a computer virus in a bed of 1980s pop gold served up by five singers, two speakers, and four hands at one piano. A cartoonesque... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
07:30 pm to 08:45 pm

Aug 24 2019

Isaac Butterfield - Why So Serious? (Canberra)

Kambri at ANU , Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

This event is 18+ After selling out over 55 shows across Australia in 2018, Isaac Butterfield returns to the stage for his brand new hour of unfiltered and raw social observations of the society we live in today. 'Why So Serious?' explores the PC cultu... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Aug 25 2019

Sustainable Stand Up Graduation Show - All welcome!

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Join the graduating students of Sustainable Stand up for a hilarious and uplifting night of comedy. (If you'd like to take part in the course, visit here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2420089941611318) In the six weeks prior to this show, the group l... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Sep 06 2019

Sci Fight Comedy Debate CANBERRA-Scientists should rule the Wrld

Questacon , King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600, Canberra, Australia

Sci Fight is a quarterly science comedy debate from Melbourne, with your definitely qualified host Alanta Colley (citation needed). This September we're on a National Tour!! Looking forward to seeing you Canberra!! This round's topic: 'Scientists Shoul... Read More

Fri Sep 06 2019
07:00 pm to 09:30 pm

Sep 07 2019

John Howard Really Sucked (Canberra)

Transit Bar , 7 Akuna St, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Back by demand! Following sold out shows at Canberra in May, Jordan will be performing two more shows at the Transit Bar in September. Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or responsible guardian. Let me explain why the libs suck at managing the e... Read More

Sat Sep 07 2019
07:00 pm to 08:15 pm

Sep 12 2019

McIntyre Property Golf Day for Camp Quality

Federal Golf Club , Red Hill Lookout Rd, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2603, Canberra, Australia

Great day of golf, food, drinks and a laugh. BBQ and Registrations - 11am Tee off at 12 noon - Golf, golf and more golf Dinner and winners announced Comedian - Hamish Hudson $1,400 for a team of four ALL proceeds go to Camp Quality Registration form - h... Read More

Thu Sep 12 2019
11:00 am to 08:30 pm

Sep 19 2019

LOLPol Stand up Comedy - with CBR's funniest

Polit Bar - more than cocktails , Upstairs 8 Franklin St, Manuka, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2603, Canberra, Australia

EARLY BIRD Tix $7 online / $10 AVAILABLE @ The Door after tix sales end online 4pm showday. With CBR's funniest hosted by Comedy ACT. Details coming soon. PLEASE NOTE: Online sales close at 4pm on the day of the show.... Read More

Thu Sep 19 2019
08:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Sep 20 2019

The Irresistible | Canberra

Canberra Theatre Centre , Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square/London Cct, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

2018 Helpmann Award Nominee for Best Play, The Irresistible is intoxicatingly creepy, reminiscent of Stranger Things and Twin Peaks. This bold and original new work is the exceptional first collaboration between Side Pony Productions (The Confidence Man,... Read More

Fri Sep 20 2019
08:00 pm to 09:15 pm

Sep 26 2019

Fearless Comedy Gala | 2019

Canberra Theatre Centre , Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square/London Cct, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

A night of hilarity for charity – The Fearless Comedy Gala returns in 2019 for its fourth year of outrageously “feel-good” fun. Promising more show-stopping, gut-bustingly hilarious moments than last year, this is one show you do not want to miss. Last ye... Read More

Thu Sep 26 2019
07:30 pm to 09:40 pm

Comedy In Canberra

Canberra city has very many festivals that celebrate life and wellness. Laughter is an essential factor in life and if you love unwinding with a comedy show then you’ve come to the right place. Most notable among the annual events held at Canberra is the upcoming Canberra Comedy Festival. The Canberra Comedy Festival rocks and provides you with the opportunity to learn all there is to stand up comedy. Perhaps you will even want to take up some courses and try your hand too?


Comedy Clubs In Canberra

Laughter is life’s best medicine and the show by Ivan Aristeguita at the Canberra Theatre, the Joel Creasy show and Nazeem Hassan’s Basic Idiot at the Playhouse in Reid, Tim Minchin, Joel Ozborn, Sammy J, Nick Offerman at the Canberra Theatre Centre, Comedy at the Basement in Belconnen, Christian Hull show at the Street Theatre, Luke Kidgell at the ANU in Acton, ACT, and the indigenous Sam Voutas show at the Arc Cinema at Mccoy Cct normally run to packed houses.These are some of the top comedy clubs in Canberra to look out for comedy shows.


Comedy Festival In Canberra

The top comedy clubs participating in the Canberra Comedy Festival include Goodnights Comedy Club, Comedy Worx, and Canberra Improv. The top comedy events like stand-up comedy in Canberra, comedy shows, open mics, fests, comedy tours, and black comedy shows. The Canberra comedy festival covers the comedy scene of Canberra very effectively. You are sure to enjoy the stand-up comedy Canberra numerous shows and events like the ANU Arts Revue Auditions, the Canberra Comedy Festival, RAW Comedy ACT Final, Lightbulb Improv, USA’s Baby Wants Candy, Unedjamacated which happen at the Street Theatre, ANU or the Canberra Theatre Centre most times.

Black comedy and the Spiegeltent shows are synonymous especially Archie Roach, the Life-The Show, Djuiki Mala, and Mojo JuJu are supremely aesthetically conducted fun held at the Civic Square with a mix of cabaret, circus, acrobatics, comedy, music, and dance. Right through the year, there are shows, talks with artists, open mics, fests and events happening in Canberra. People do take their wellness seriously and even the nightlife in Canberra vibrates with the light banter of many comedians, music, and drinks. After all the weekends and vacations should be fun and clean entertainment. If you are interested in making people laugh and want to hone your skills in stand up comedy or take improv classes try being present at the upcoming comedy in Canberra events and take classes at Impro Act on City Walk and Allara Street Corner, the Australian School of Stand Up Comedy, the NY Film Academy or the comedy training facilities at locations near you. Comedy in the raw on, 'Prepare to be Unprepared' course by ACT, Comedy Act, the Class Clowns at Canberra Theatre Centre, and the short courses at CanberraAcademy of Dramatic Art located at CADA Studios on Whyalla Street in Fyshwick is for you if you wish to take courses on improvisation, acting, and comedy. Try Allevents to find the one-place event listings for the comedy gala Canberra. They will ensure your ribs are tickled with laughter.


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