Next up for our MICF Q and A feature is Joel Dommett, a comedian from the U.K. Currently appearing solo in Conquer, 2016 marks Joel’s second appearance in the MICF, where he promises to be “more charismatic and more hilarious than ever before.” SHOW DETAILS: Artist name: Joel Domett MICF show name: Conquer Dates: March… Read more.
Mae Martin, a London-based Canadian comedian, makes her Melbourne Comedy Festival debut in 2016. In her show titled Us, she will invite audiences to peer through the lens of her own fluid experience with love and sexuality, and will question whether we actually need to label ourselves at all. SHOW DETAILS: Artist name: Mae Martin… Read more.
Following his debut in the MICF last year with his acclaimed show, Millennial, Alex Edelman will offer audiences Everything Handed To You this year. He answers our brief Q and A below, revealing a truth about himself that has been noted for future festival appearances: he’s not a fan of questions about heckling. Sorry about… Read more.
Cian Kinsella of Irish comedy act Lords of Strut answered our questionnaire and compared his show to Riverdance. Continue reading for the full comparison… SHOW DETAILS: Artist name: LORDS OF STRUT MICF show name: LORDS OF STRUT at The (Very) Big Laugh Out Dates: 5 – 17 April (no shows on Monday) Venue: Fed Square… Read more.
Are you looking for a MICF show that caters to the children in your family? Look no further than Comedy Club for Kids! Dylan Cole of Wizard Sandwiches fills us in on the show by answering our questionnaire. SHOW DETAILS: Artist name: Dylan Cole – 1/5th of Wizard Sandwiches MICF show name: Comedy Club for… Read more.
When it comes to Grease, Australian audiences know what to expect. You hand over your money for a ticket, and in return you will be privy to a world of poodle skirts, 18 year old kids played by 30 year old actors, and a book of songs you somehow know inside out, even though you… Read more.
On the opening night of the UK’s Almeida production of King Charles III in Sydney, a uniquely Australian reaction rippled through the audience. “It’s Will and Kate,” said a character, and laughter erupted from the crowd, the laughter of anticipation. The very act of introducing the young royals on stage seemed to signal one thing… Read more.
Eddie Perfect and Ali McGregor have announced the programming for their first Adelaide Cabaret Festival, and amongst the stars in the line-up is Megan Hilty, direct from Broadway. Perhaps best known in Australia for playing the role of bombshell Ivy in the backstage musical drama Smash, Megan has starred in Wicked, 9 to 5, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and most… Read more.
After travelling the world with his hit show, Purge, Brian Lobel is now performing the material at the MICF. We interviewed him for our Q and A feature and learned a lot about him, including the fact that he’s not opposed to a heckle if the comedy act is using jokes to demean a group… Read more.
Appearing in The Comedy Zone for Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Angus Gordon is the first performer from the festival to kick off our MICF Quick Q and A with series. SHOW DETAILS: Artist name: Angus Gordon MICF show name: The Comedy Zone Dates: 17th of March – 24th of April Venue: Old Council Chamber Tickets can be… Read more.