Sharing opinions in his usual charismatic manner, Arj Barker’s new show We Need To Talk makes the audience ripple in laughter from start to finish, leaving little untouched on topics such as marriage, parenting and technology. Set in a packed Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre, We Need To Talk feels surprisingly intimate as Barker ranges through […]
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
If you are looking for a show that is not riddled with audience interaction, thought-provoking arguments and insightful knowledge then Jimeoin’s new show Result! is for you.
Venezuela-born comedian Ivan Aristeguieta is certainly the best comedian around after his show Fourth Floor simultaneously draws parallels between his younger and current self, while also comparing third and first-world country lifestyles. Ivan Aristeguieta is entering the ‘fourth floor’ of his life, as the Venezuelans say. As the soon-to-be 40-year-old ‘Xennial’ (those who do not […]
Bless Peter Helliar’s mum. For without her pride, love and hoarding tendencies, this show would not exist.
Funky music and madcap personalities spliced with snippets of social commentary and comedic history heralded the perfect opening to the 33rd Melbourne International Comedy Festival. The famous Spiegeltent, proudly ensconced at the front of the Arts Centre Melbourne, set the scene for the launch of this year’s event. With a record 7,700 performances, the 26-day […]