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Comedy Events in Melbourne

Stand Up, Comedy Theatres & Comedy Club Events In Melbourne

Witness the crazy comedy events in Melbourne 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 Melbourne too where you can try your hands out.

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

Upcoming Comedy Events in Melbourne

Featured Events

Ongoing

Sketch Me Like One Of Your French Girls

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Running three nights only - 7pm August 21nd, 22nd and 24th Your heart will go on for the return season of this solo-sketch-comedy-thingy from wobble-faced Raw Comedy state finalist David Massingham (Little Sketch Book of Horrors, M*... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019 at 07:00 pm to Sat Aug 24 2019 at 08:00 pm

This is our Pilot

The Coopers Inn , 282 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

SynopsisAnnie (Neighbours) and Lena (Improv Conspiracy) just met.They think they might be friends. An idea explored through sketch, stand up and musical comedy. This is a test to see if the friendship is wort... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019 at 09:45 pm to Fri Sep 27 2019 at 10:35 pm

Today

"This is a true story..."? A night with Osama Sami, screening 'Ali's Wedding'

Cardinal Knox Centre Theatre , 383 Albert Street, East Melbourne, Australia

Everyone loves a good story, but what happens when our stories get us into trouble? Join the Jewish Christian Muslim Association for a night of conversation with writer, actor and poet Osama Sami, including a showing of the film based on his story,... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
07:20 pm to 10:30 pm

Harley Breen - Not Quite Right (MELBOURNE)

Athenaeum Theatre , 188 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000, Melbourne, Australia

JUST ANNOUNCED: A solo show from the host of Channel 10's Taboo. Award-winning comedian and Logie-nominated Harley Breen is on the road doing what he does best. He's technically normal. But he's also definitely not quite right.... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
07:30 pm to 08:30 pm

The Remix - Storytelling & Improv Comedy

The Improv Conspiracy , 19 Meyers Place, Melbourne, Australia

Tickets $12 on the door, or at https://improvconspiracy.com/shows/the-remix. EMAIL josh@improvconspiracy.com and mention Eventbrite for 2 FREE tickets to a date of your choice!!* In The Remix, a guest storyteller ("The Mixologist") tells truth... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
08:15 pm to 09:15 pm
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Titus O'Reily & Sergio Paradise at The Comic's Lounge, Melbourne

The Comic's Lounge , 26 Errol St Level 1, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3051, Melbourne, Australia

Frontier Comedy is thrilled to announce a one-off special live recording of sports pundits Titus O'Reily and Sergio Paradise’s iTunes Top 50 Variety Hour podcast. Titus and Sergio’s Variety Hour has been a mainstay on the iTunes charts since its 2016 debu... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019
02:00 pm to 03:30 pm

Sunday Night Stand-Up Comedy - Free Tickets Available - 25th August

Club Voltaire , 14 Raglan Street, North Melbourne, Australia

STAND-UP COMEDY EVERY SUNDAY NIGHT Club Voltaire hosts a mix of the best up-and-coming comedians in Melbourne every Sunday night. Some of the biggest rising stars in the country join together for a big night of laughs! Reserve a free ticket fo... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019
07:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Aug 26 2019

Consistency Is Key: A Story of Redemption

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Morgan has consistently come second her whole life, especially in her calisthenics career. With the help of her new coach, Morgan is coming out of retirement one last time to ace the ‘Cali-criteria’ and finally win that career defining glass tr... Read More

Mon Aug 26 2019 at 07:00 pm to Sat Aug 31 2019 at 08:00 pm

Aug 27 2019

Intro to Improv - 4 Week Course

Megaflex , RMIT Bld 8, Level 4, Room 11, Melbourne, Australia

Celebrated Melbourne comedian Andy Balloch is BACK in Semester 2 of 2019 with his extremely enjoyable 'Intro to Improv' classes. Come and explore the art of improvisation – creating unique stories on the spot, utilising physical comedy in physical and ver... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019 at 05:30 pm to Tue Sep 24 2019 at 07:30 pm

Aug 28 2019

Simon Taylor & 5 Comedians from the Festival

The Comic's Lounge , 26 Errol St Level 1, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3051, Melbourne, Australia

Simon Taylor began stand-up on the Melbourne comedy scene. Within two years he met Jay Leno on a trip to Los Angeles and was asked to be a writer on The Tonight Show. Since then he has written for Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell on the ABC and for Comedy Cen... Read More

Wed Aug 28 2019
08:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Aug 29 2019

Fred Armisen: Comedy For Musicians But Everyone Is Welcome

Athenaeum Theatre , 188 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000, Melbourne, Australia

Saturday Night Live , and co-creator, co-writer/star of Portlandia, Fred Armisen is coming to Melbourne this August!... Read More

Thu Aug 29 2019
08:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Fred Armisen

Athenaeum Theatre , 188 Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia

"Comedy for Musicians"... But Everyone is Welcome!... Read More

Thu Aug 29 2019
08:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Aug 30 2019

We Need To Talk - Melbourne Encore

The Palms At Crown Casino , Crown Complex, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3006, Melbourne, Australia

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Fri Aug 30 2019
07:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Swing Set: Improvised Comedy

The Improv Conspiracy , 19 Meyers Place, Melbourne, Australia

Swing Set are Mario Hannah and Broni, one of Melbourne’s best and most experienced long-form improv comedy duos. With many years of playing together under their belt, Mario and Broni bring a chemisty to the stage that draws audiences in as they crea... Read More

Fri Aug 30 2019
08:15 pm to 09:15 pm

Aug 31 2019

Collarts Open Day: August 31, 2019

Collarts , 208 Wellington Street, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia 3066, Melbourne, Australia

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Sat Aug 31 2019
09:00 am to 03:00 pm

Women's Health Week Comedy Gala

National Theatre Melbourne , 20 Carlisle Street St. Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3182, Melbourne, Australia

It’s back! The Women’s Health Week Comedy Gala returns this year for a third mighty time. After sold-out events in 2017 and 2018, Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is kicking off the 7th annual Women’s Health Week the best way we know how – with a room full... Read More

Sat Aug 31 2019
07:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Mei Ling in Melbourne: cross-cultural play

Singing Wok , 152 Tennyson St, Elwood VIC 3184, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Mei Ling in Melbourne is a comedic cross-cultural play written and produced by Moni Lai Storz.Story LineJohn William wants his mother out of his home so he can have Mei Ling to himself, he values... Read More

Sat Aug 31 2019
08:00 pm to 09:00 pm
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Sep 01 2019

Sunday Night Stand-Up Comedy - Free Tickets Available - 1st September

Club Voltaire , 14 Raglan Street, North Melbourne, Australia

STAND-UP COMEDY EVERY SUNDAY NIGHT Club Voltaire hosts a mix of the best up-and-coming comedians in Melbourne every Sunday night. Some of the biggest rising stars in the country join together for a big night of laughs! Reserve a free ticket fo... Read More

Sun Sep 01 2019
07:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Sep 05 2019

Conor Fenelon: Conflicted

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, Australia

With his trademark love-able irreverent style Conor Fenelon - Comedian riffs on dating, social anxiety and substance abuse in his edgy new show. - "Highly skilled in the art of making you laugh at all the things you know you shou... Read More

Thu Sep 05 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Conor Fenelon: Conflicted

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

With his trademark love-able irreverent style Conor Fenelon - Comedian from New Zealand riffs on dating, social anxiety and substance abuse in his edgy new show.- "Highly skilled in the art of making you laugh at all the things you... Read More

Thu Sep 05 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Bill Bryson - Observations On Life And The Human Body

Palais Theatre , Lower Espl, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3183, Melbourne, Australia

BILL BRYSON – OBSERVATIONS ON LIFE AND THE HUMAN BODY - LIVE ON STAGE Best known for his wickedly sassy travel books, Bill Bryson undertook the gigantean task of providing a layman’s take on science in the best-selling ‘A Short History of Nearly Everythi... Read More

Thu Sep 05 2019 at 07:30 pm

Sep 07 2019

Conor Fenelon: Conflicted

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

With his trademark love-able irreverent style Conor Fenelon - Comedian from New Zealand riffs on dating, social anxiety and substance abuse in his edgy new show.- "Highly skilled in the art of making you laugh at all the things you... Read More

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

Sep 08 2019

Sunday Night Stand-Up Comedy - Free Tickets Available - 8th September

Club Voltaire , 14 Raglan Street, North Melbourne, Australia

STAND-UP COMEDY EVERY SUNDAY NIGHT Club Voltaire hosts a mix of the best up-and-coming comedians in Melbourne every Sunday night. Some of the biggest rising stars in the country join together for a big night of laughs! Reserve a free ticket fo... Read More

Sun Sep 08 2019
07:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Sep 09 2019

Confessions from the Bell Jar

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, Australia

Through original songs and confessional comedy, Jack explores his relationship to Sylvia Plath’s notorious novel, ‘The Bell Jar’, and her other personal writings, to reveal their enduring relevance to his (and your) own struggles with mental and emotional... Read More

Mon Sep 09 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Sep 12 2019

Michael Shafar - All New at Melbourne Fringe

Trades Hall Place , Trades Hall Pl, Victoria, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

As seen and heard on ABC's Comedy Bites, triple j's Good Az Friday and Channel 10's The Project.Last year, Michael did a show about beating testicular cancer and now he faces his biggest challenge yet - writing an all new show. Come... Read More

Thu Sep 12 2019 at 08:45 pm to Fri Sep 20 2019 at 09:45 pm

WRATH

Victorian Trades Hall Council , 54 Victoria St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

NEW WRITER MAKING THEIR MARK WITH A BLISTERING SATIRE OF OFFICE POLITICS, SHAMELESS IRREVERENCE, AND PUBIC HAIR...It’s the dog-eat-dog world of high-stakes business and newbie Henry has just entered the hornets’ nes... Read More

Thu Sep 12 2019 at 09:30 pm to Sun Sep 22 2019 at 10:30 pm

Sweet & Sour Dilemmas

Trades Hall Place , Trades Hall Pl, Victoria, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

In this hilarious heartfelt one-act play, Chef Chung is the owner and head chef of the Happy Dragon Chinese Restaurant in the regional Victorian town of Gisborne.It was only a few years ago that Chef Chung emigrated to Australia wit... Read More

Thu Sep 12 2019 at 09:45 pm to Fri Sep 20 2019 at 10:45 pm

Sep 13 2019

Completely Improvised Shakespeare

Trades Hall , Carlton VIC 3053, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Soothplayers improvise a hilarious Shakespearean play from nothing but a suggested title from the audience. No plans. No scripts. They guarantee you will laugh or your money back. Really!Comedy? Tragedy? History? From star-crossed l... Read More

Fri Sep 13 2019
06:15 pm to 07:15 pm

Sep 14 2019

EXPRESSIVE ART- transformational workshop

Gasworks Art Studio , 2 Richardson St, Melbourne, Australia

These monthly innovative sessions are brought to you by yours truly, an experienced and creative artist Taisiia, in collaboration with an inspirational and insightful TEDx speaker Mariya. What will you paint and what is the topic of the day? Every e... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019
05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Fifty Shades of Ethnic - Sooshi Mango Live

Forum Melbourne , Forum Melbourne, 154 Flinders St,, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000, Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne - 14, 15, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 of September. After joining Australian comedy heavy hitter, Nick Giannopoulos, on two sold out national tours with Star wogs (2018) and Wogs at Work (2017), Australia’s fastest rising comedy trio, Sooshi Mango, fres... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019
06:15 pm to 08:45 pm

John Howard Really Sucked

Melbourne Lithuanian Club , 44-48 Errol St, North Melbourne, Victoria 3051, Melbourne, Australia

Following sold out shows across Australia this year, Jordan is bring his show back to Melbourne. Age: 15+. Content warning - swearing and adult themes. Let me explain why the libs suck at managing the economy. I just need an hour of your time…and your... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019
07:00 pm to 08:10 pm

Sep 16 2019

Dara O Briain - Voice of Reason

Arts Centre Melbourne , Melbourne, Australia

Due to phenomenal public demand, one of Ireland's funniest comedians, Dara O Briain is returning to Australia in 2019 with his new show Voice of Reason! O Briain is a stand-up comedian, and television presenter, best known for BBC’s Mock the Week’, Irela... Read More

Mon Sep 16 2019
08:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Anna Piper Scott: Queer and Present Danger

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, Australia

Anna Piper Scott is one of Australia’s most exciting stand up comedians. She’s an aggressive, charming, and fabulous trans woman with talent to spare. Queer & Present Danger is an empowering show all about debunking trans myths, the blunt truths abou... Read More

Mon Sep 16 2019
08:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Sep 18 2019

Completely Improvised Potter at Melbourne Fringe

Trades Hall , Carlton VIC 3053, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

We solemnly swear that we are up to no good as we improvise new Harry Potter adventures before your very eyes. Using a suggestion from the audience of what could've been the title of a Harry Potter book, but wasn't, Completely Improvised Potter will sh... Read More

Wed Sep 18 2019
06:30 pm to 07:30 pm

Circus Oz – Aurora

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria , Birdwood Ave, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3004, Melbourne, Australia

Join us Under the Big Top this September school holidays as we return to the Southern Cross Lawn at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Victoria with our brand new show – Aurora. Dive into a wondrous realm of stunning visual projections, jaw-dropping acrobatics a... Read More

Wed Sep 18 2019
07:00 pm to 08:10 pm

Sep 21 2019

OH NO! SATAN STOLE MY PINEAL GLAND!

Victorian Trades Hall Council , 54 Victoria St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Your friendly neighbourhood Satanists gather.They just want to have a chat – no, seriously – just a chat.                                    It’s hard making friends in the 21st century, but this surre... Read More

Sat Sep 21 2019 at 08:00 pm to Sun Sep 29 2019 at 09:00 pm

Just Us Girls

Victorian Trades Hall Council , 54 Victoria St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

THEATRE AND THE PATRIARCHY TURNED ON ITS HEAD BY RECENT VCA WRITING GRADJust Us Girls is a story of all the girls in the world. The ones you're lucky to know, the one's you're yet to meet (how exciting for... Read More

Sat Sep 21 2019 at 08:45 pm to Sun Sep 29 2019 at 09:35 pm

Wasp Movie: Melbourne Fringe 2019

Trades Hall , Carlton VIC 3053, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Wasp Movie is the third solo show from comedian Nikki Viveca. With an approach to standup that is both theatrical and heartfelt, Nikki turns a true story of domestic disaster into a comedy that explores the challenges of co-existing with nature and eac... Read More

Sat Sep 21 2019 at 08:45 pm to Sun Sep 29 2019 at 09:45 pm

Sep 22 2019

Fifty Shades of Ethnic - Sooshi Mango LIve

Forum Melbourne , Forum Melbourne, 154 Flinders St,, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000, Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne - 14th, 15th, 21st and 22nd of September - 2 shows per night. After joining Australian comedy heavy hitter, Nick Giannopoulos, on two sold out national tours with Star wogs (2018) and Wogs at Work (2017), Australia’s fastest rising comedy trio,... Read More

Sun Sep 22 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Sep 23 2019

Billy vs the Internet

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, Australia

Billy Sutherland wants to be the next big online sensation. The only things standing in his way are his inability to afford a new video camera and the fact that The Wiggles won't let him cover their songs. Follow him as he tries to navigate the ofte... Read More

Mon Sep 23 2019
05:30 pm to 06:30 pm

The Try Guys | Melbourne

Athenaeum Theatre , 188 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000, Melbourne, Australia

Performing in Australia for the very first time, THE TRY GUYS will travel their madcap Legends of The Internet tour to the east coast for two special shows this September. The Try Guys will bring their iconic brand of "trying everything and anything" to... Read More

Mon Sep 23 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Boss Octopus: Sketch Comedy

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, Australia

Famed scientist, Boss Octopus, gives humanity the upper hand against the zombies by bringing dinosaurs back to life. More than just companions, Boss Octopus and the dinosaurs fall in love, but have little in common: One enjoys old films & floral... Read More

Mon Sep 23 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

An Inconvenient Comedy Show

Melbourne , Australia

A charity show of comedians saving the world, one stand-up set at a time.Times are tough. Climate crisis, rampant inequality, and Pauline Hanson is still a thing. So a bunch of comedians are saving the world, one stand-up set at a t... Read More

Mon Sep 23 2019 at 07:00 pm to Sun Sep 29 2019 at 08:00 pm Book Tickets

Artemis: Utter Mess

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, Australia

Trans, nonbinary, neurodivergent, ace, and mixed race... It's all getting out of hand. No matter where they are, Artemis just doesn't fit neatly into any box. But despite being in between everything, and confident of nothing (except how much of a bother t... Read More

Mon Sep 23 2019
08:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Cousin Tara's Intervention Variety Hour

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, Australia

Tara’s here for an arty-party, but we're staging an intervention. As her dearest family and friends, you're the best chance she’s got. Join Cousin Tara and special guest every night for a raging hour of eclectic cabaret, bri... Read More

Mon Sep 23 2019
10:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Mime Consultant

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, Australia

Nominee 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Golden Gibbo Award Patrick Collins is Melbourne’s only bisexual/comedian/magician/mime but is happy to be proven wrong. In 2019 he’s taking the next step in his car... Read More

Mon Sep 23 2019
10:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Sep 28 2019

Fifty Shades of Ethnic - Sooshi Mango live

Forum Melbourne , Forum Melbourne, 154 Flinders St,, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000, Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne - 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 27th, 28th, 29th of September - 2 shows per night. After joining Australian comedy heavy hitter, Nick Giannopoulos, on two sold out national tours with Star wogs (2018) and Wogs at Work (2017), Australia’s fastest risi... Read More

Sat Sep 28 2019
06:15 pm to 08:15 pm

Sep 29 2019

Celeste Barber | Melbourne

Hamer Hall Arts Centre Melbourne , 100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3004, Melbourne, Australia

The Instagram queen of hilarious photo parody, Celeste Barber, is bringing her new raw, intimate and self-deprecating stand-up comedy show to Australian and New Zealand theatres this September! Actor, Comedian, and Social Media Super Star is the self-proc... Read More

Sun Sep 29 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Oct 01 2019

2019 Bus Expo & Maintenance Conference

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) , 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Victoria 3006, Melbourne, Australia

Registrations for the 2019 BusVic Bus Expo & Maintenance Conference are now open! We encourage you to register now for this spectacular event being held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd October, 2019.... Read More

Tue Oct 01 2019 at 09:00 am to Wed Oct 02 2019 at 05:00 pm

Oct 04 2019

Filmmaking Workshop (JMC Melbourne) 4th Oct 2019

JMC Academy , 171 Bank Street, South Melbourne, Australia

Filmmaking Workshop In this 1 day workshop you will get a taste of what it is like to work on a film set as you cover cinematography, lighting, sound and production, all with the guidance of the JMC Film & TV team! Working on industry standard f... Read More

Fri Oct 04 2019
10:00 am to 04:00 pm

The Italian Sound

Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) , South Melbourne Town Hall (entry off, Layfield Street, 210 Bank St, South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Umberto Clerici, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Cello, has created this fascinating program, which asks, in his words: “What can be considered an ‘Italian Sound’? Does it come from the precious old Italian string instruments or from the long... Read More

Fri Oct 04 2019
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Oct 07 2019

Chelsea Handler | Melbourne

Hamer Hall Arts Centre Melbourne , 100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3004, Melbourne, Australia

US Comedian, Author and Activist, Chelsea Handler, returns to Australia in October for the first time since her 2014 live tour. Life Will Be the Death of Me: Chelsea Handler’s Stand-Up Comedy Tour, taking the same name as her just-released #1 NY TIMES B... Read More

Mon Oct 07 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Starting Over (again...)

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, Australia

 Starting Over (again...) is an exploration of the confusion, the AHA moments and general madness of dealing with our fellow humans. We try to rebuild the things we may have loved and lost in life - or create something completely new. Through... Read More

Mon Oct 07 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Oct 12 2019

FESTIVAL OF TALENTS & ACTap AWARDS 2019

Williamstown Town Hall , 104 Ferguson Street, Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia

FESTIVAL OF TALENTS & ACTap AWARDS 2019 (AUSTRALIAN MULTICULTURAL BUFFET AND TALENTS SHOWCASE - FAMILY FRIENDLY). A day of diverse buffet foods in Australia, entertainment, multicultural communities talents showcase, awards presentations,... Read More

Sat Oct 12 2019
05:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Two Heads Creek | Australian Premiere w/ Q&A

Cinema Nova , 380 Lygon Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia 3053, Melbourne, Australia

Monster Fest presents the Australian Premiere of TWO HEADS CREEK at Monster Fest 2019 | Melbourne. Jesse O'Brien's hilariously macabre and delightfully irreverent TWO HEADS CREEK plays upon the fish out of water scenario with a pair of British siblings s... Read More

Sat Oct 12 2019
06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Oct 19 2019

Daniel Sloss: X - Melbourne

Arts Centre Melbourne , Melbourne, Australia

Don’t miss Scotland’s award-winning Daniel Sloss when he returns to Australia this October for a very special encore performance of his critically acclaimed & stunning live show; X. Daniel returns to Australia as part of his 300-date global tour that... Read More

Sat Oct 19 2019
07:00 pm to 09:30 pm

The Monthly Improvised Musical: Phantom 'prov the Opera

The Improv Conspiracy , 1, 19 Meyers Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Made up completely on the spot by quick-witted actors and musicians!Phantom 'prov the Opera will delight lovers of musical theatre and comedy with their zany stories, catchy tunes and crazy characters; all performed live for you bas... Read More

Sat Oct 19 2019
09:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Oct 24 2019

Bathsheba: Queen of Hollywood

The Butterfly Club , 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, Australia

Bathsheba - a witch and not-yet-apprehended serial killer - is an optimistic (albeit unstable) aspiring starlet who moves to Los Angeles in the hopes of becoming a big, big star. While working an office job to make ends-meet, she spends most of her spare... Read More

Thu Oct 24 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Oct 27 2019

Australia's School of Stand up Comedy Final Melbourne 5 day course of 2019

Ibis Hotel Little Bourke Street , 600 Little Bourke street, Melbourne, Australia

Australia’s School of Stand up Comedy with locations in SYD, VIC, SA and ACT. Anniversary Celebration Price $199.99 All Locations! Final Melbourne Course at This Price is Oct 27th, 2019Australia’s # 1 and most respected, School of Stand-up Comedy with loc... Read More

Sun Oct 27 2019
06:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Nov 02 2019

Dylan Moran

Arts Centre Melbourne - Hamer Hall , 100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Australia

Legendary Irish comedian Dylan Moran is returning to Australia with a brand-new show Dr. Cosmos.... Read More

Sat Nov 02 2019 at 08:00 pm to Mon Nov 04 2019 at 10:00 pm

Nov 16 2019

The Monthly Improvised Musical: Phantom 'prov the Opera

The Improv Conspiracy , 1, 19 Meyers Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Made up completely on the spot by quick-witted actors and musicians!Phantom 'prov the Opera will delight lovers of musical theatre and comedy with their zany stories, catchy tunes and crazy characters; all performed live for you bas... Read More

Sat Nov 16 2019
09:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Nov 23 2019

Marty Sheargold

Athenaeum Theatre , 188 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Marty SheargoldPresented by alist.com.au and NovaMarty Sheargold tours his stand up show around Australia for a night of must see comedy. Don’t miss the opportunity to laugh live with the star of the Nova networks Kate, Tim a... Read More

Sat Nov 23 2019
08:00 pm to 09:15 pm

Dec 14 2019

The Monthly Improvised Musical: Phantom 'prov the Opera

The Improv Conspiracy , 1, 19 Meyers Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Made up completely on the spot by quick-witted actors and musicians!Phantom 'prov the Opera will delight lovers of musical theatre and comedy with their zany stories, catchy tunes and crazy characters; all performed live for you bas... Read More

Sat Dec 14 2019
09:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Jan 11 2020

The Monthly Improvised Musical: Phantom 'prov the Opera

The Improv Conspiracy , 1, 19 Meyers Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Made up completely on the spot by quick-witted actors and musicians!Phantom 'prov the Opera will delight lovers of musical theatre and comedy with their zany stories, catchy tunes and crazy characters; all performed live for you bas... Read More

Sat Jan 11 2020
09:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Comedy Clubs And Events In Melbourne

Melbourne is one of the biggest cities in Australia, and the people here sure do love to laugh! Sprawling with huge comedy festivals and great venues featuring big names and exciting newcomers, now's the time to get out there and discover it for yourself. Stop in to one of the popular comedy club Melbourne, to see local heroes’ road testing new material, international guests performing intimate shows, and the next generation of comedy talent strutting their stuff at the open mic comedy Melbourne venues.

Comedy Clubs In Melbourne

  1. Birdland in Melbourne is called Bird's Basement. After 32 years of operations, for the first time Birdland extends its banner outside New York to Melbourne. Melbourne is very proud to be the host of Bird’s legacy. Since opening its doors in Melbourne, this venue has been the host of music legends. Here music comes first, but the quality of food and service are close second. The popular comedy club Melbourne hosts several comedy shows and open mic events.

  2. Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre holds a vital place in the city’s vibrant live entertainment scene. Built in 1928, the Comedy Theatre still maintains a lot of its original characteristics including balcony seating, a generous foyer and an elegant staircase. With seating for up to 1000 patrons, it is not only comedy that you will find here – audiences can enjoy a diverse range of theatre shows and musical events. 

  3. The Last Laugh is a cool comedy club Melbourne that has hosted many of Australia's and the world's greatest comedians. From George Kapiniaris to Jimeoin, David Strassman, Peter Helliar, Dave Hughes and Lawrence Mooney. The club is located right in the heart of Melbourne in the historic Athenaeum Theatre. Hosting approximately 1,000 performances each year, which include standup comedy Melbourne and open mic comedy shows.

  4. The Butterfly Club is Melbourne’s premier cabaret and comedy club. The Butterfly Club has launched the careers of comedians like Tim Minchin and Eddie Perfect and hold regular nights such as Fab Fridays. The black comedy and improv events held at the club are one of the best shows for comedy Melbourne 

  5. The longest-running single-operator, independent comedy night in Melbourne takes place on Monday nights at The Local Taphouse in St Kilda. Hear new material and enjoy Local Laughs from comedians including Laura Davis, Yianni Agisilaou, Ivan Aristeguieta, Sami Shah and Tom Ballard. The venue also hosts trivia nights and live music and holds a variety of beers on tap.


Comedy Events In Melbourne

Melbourne has dedicated live venues presenting stand-up comedy 7 nights a week, not forgetting the annual world famous Melbourne Comedy Festival. The 2019 Melbourne Comedy Festival turns 33 celebrating comedy, with more shows and venues than ever. The Festival is one of the three largest comedy festivals in the world, alongside Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival. An annual event, the Melbourne Comedy Festival literally takes over Australia's comedy capital, Melbourne, each autumn with an enormous program of stand-up comedy Melbourne, cabaret, theatre, street performance, film, television, radio and visual arts. The Big HOO-HAA! Is Melbourne's longest-running and best-loved weekly comedy show. Starring a who's who of Melbourne's finest comedians, every Friday night The Big HOO-HAA! Ensemble dazzles audiences with its unique brand of high-octane improvisation, killer punchlines and sizzling one-liners. This one of the best shows for comedy Melbourne, you should not miss.

There is a free stand-up comedy show Melbourne, every Sunday at The Windsor Alehouse from 7pm. featuring some of Melbourne's best talent along with up and coming comedians. It's a Sunday worth getting off the couch for. ABC Radio Melbourne and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival presents Comedy Bites, an exclusive pre-festival live broadcast this year from the Melbourne Comedy Theatre.  Since 1999, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and cavalcades of intrepid comedians have hit the road for Australia’s biggest and funniest annual comedy tour.

Forget all your worries and have a quick laugh to relieve stress by visiting the popular comedy Melbourne clubs, bars with stand-up comedy and open mic comedy events and theatres hosting comedy plays in the city.


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