The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is back for 2020 . Across a wide variety of locations over three weeks – from 25 March to 19 April – you’ll be able to see some of the best international and local comedians.
The City of Port Phillip isn’t missing out on the fun either with venues in St Kilda and Elwood putting on some fantastic live shows. Check out some must-see nights when the Comedy Festival comes to Port Phillip .
Urzila Carlson – Token African
Playing one show at the Palais Theatre, Urzila Carlson’s Token African is one of the hottest tickets going around at this year’s festival. Carlson won the People’s Choice Award at last year’s festival, and has become a household name due to hilarious appearances on Channel Ten’s Have You Been Paying Attention?
Token African sets to unpack what makes someone African and how the continent can help put things in perspective. This show is guaranteed to sell out, so move quickly and get your seats to see this hilarious comic.
Jamie Patterson – Awokening
One of New Zealand’s rising stars, Jamie Patterson comes to St Kilda for his debut solo show Awokening. A Grand Finalist in the New Zealand Raw Comedy Quest, Patterson analyses his place in the world while pushing ideas and breaking down cultural norms with hilarious gusto.
Performing at Theatre Works in Acland Street, don’t miss this rising star of comedy.
Comedy Pub Crawl – St Kilda
Who doesn’t love a pub crawl? Now add some comedy and you have all the ingredients for a great night. Meeting at the Prince Bandroom, you and your pub crawl crew will head to four bars in St Kilda, with drink specials and a surprise comedian at each venue.
Past guests have included Ross Noble, Fiona O’Loughlin, Adam Hills and Jim Jeffries, showing there’s no shortage of talent. For a comedy experience like no other, the Comedy Pub Crawl might be for you.
Thrones! The Musical Parody
Not happy with how the last season of Game of Thrones ended? Well fear not. Thrones! The Musical Parody is the smash-hit and sell-out worldwide phenomenon bringing you the GoT musical parody you never knew you needed.
With a great original score and the cast to match, this hilarious show is perfect for Game of Thrones veterans or those wanting to experience the world of Westeros for the first time. Get down to the Alex Theatre in St Kilda and don’t miss out.
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