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As seen on Dirty Laundry Live and Itâ€™s A Date on ABC TV, Lawrence Mooney presents his award-winning show â€“ Surely Not! to the Brisbane Powerhouse.Â Surely Not! is a storm of ripping stand up that follows Lawrence and his brothers on a road trip after the death of a favourite uncle.
After sell-out solo shows and tours across all major Australian comedy festivals plus a well-received debut season at last yearâ€™s Edinburgh Fringe and shows in New York, Los Angeles and London. Neel Kolhatkar returns to Brisbane with his second, brand-new solo outing Truth Be Told.
Arj Barker is arguably Australiaâ€™s favourite American comedian and he returns to Brisbane with his new show Get in My Head. Be prepared for a wide range of topics that include non-sexual boners, the evolution of the selfie and why children shouldn’t be let on an aircraft until the very last second.
While waiting to see if heâ€™s about to become a dad, Matt Okine has a lot of thinking to do. After years of stealing his flatmates’ shampoo and eating meals that consist entirely of food samples given out at the supermarket, Matt is now stinking rich. And itâ€™s awesome. But his nine-year relationship has ended out of the blue, and Matt canâ€™t help but wonder why? Where did it all go wrong? How much do babies cost? And why do racists always catch the bus?? We caught up with multi award-winning comedian and triple J Breakfast co-host Matt Okine to talk about his latest show.
Irrational Man is Woody Allenâ€™s latest film in his one-a-year film series. After a string of dull and lifeless films, Allen has delivered a brilliantly executed love story with a surprising twist. This dark comedy explores the theme of depression and why murder is not what the doctor ordered.
Resurrecting a critically and commercially flopped 2001 film as a mini series is an idea that took 14 years to become brilliant.
Like a fine wine (or two), seasoned comic Judith Lucy’s only getting better with age, and her new bare-all show sets the Powerhouse Theatre off in stitches on its Tuesday night preview.
Every good Melbourne Comedy Festival venue has a strong and distinct vibe, from the top-bill acts at the Town Hall to the beautiful weirdos at Tuxedo Cat. The Imperial has a strong mix of subversive stand-up acts and sketch comedy, with Chimp Cop confidently leading the helm.
Samuel Valentine and Tom AlbertÂ hail originally from Queensland, but you wouldn’t know it. There fast paced, vaudevillian cabaret style of comedy fits very comfortably in Melbourne and indeed the Butterfly Club.