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February 27, 2020

In the current generation of stand ups where the large majority of comedians incorporate a multitude of tools to enhance their comedy act, Sam Taunton is refreshing, and his pace perfect.


Taunton does everything the right way in his new show Rooster : he uses vide...

November 30, 2019

The premier of Rasa at the Brisbane Powerhouse’s Wonderland Festival has got us raving!


Many who follow the Brisbane comedy scene would be familiar with stand-up comedian and ABC Radio presenter Ashwin Segkar. In his new one-man show, Segkar imparts his comic genius, f...

November 30, 2019

 

Slack Mirror: Dystopian Sketch Comedy opened at Brisbane’s Wonderland Festival on Thursday night for a strictly limited run, playing to a packed and enthusiastic audience in the Graffiti Room at Brisbane Powerhouse. The project is a collaboration between comedians Amy...

November 22, 2019

Fasten your seatbelts – this show is off the rails! Following their sell out show Elixir at last year’s Wonderland Festival, the fantastic-four of Head First Acrobats brings another laugh-non-stop, edge-of-your-seat, side-splitting show to Brisbane!


Railed is modern, f...

September 19, 2019

By day, they’re David Megarrity and Samuel Vincent: academics, musicians and creative devisers. By night, or the nights of this week at least, they’re Tyrone and Lesley — the former a large-toothed, fez-wearing, ukulele-playing Master of Ceremonies; and the latter his...

September 2, 2019

If John Cleese and Rik Mayall had a sketch comedian baby, it would be David Massingham. Thankfully, this Raw Comedy state finalist brought his solo comedy show from Melbourne to the Bris Funny Fest at the weekend.


No stranger to Brisbane audiences, Massingham is fondly...

August 19, 2019

Hilarious comedian Ting put herself ‘Out On a Lim’ with her new show at the 2019 Bris Funny Fest and what a great show it was!


Watching Ting’s comedy is like having a drink with your best friend, only funnier. The combination of exceptional storytelling skills with dar...

July 5, 2019

This is a story of a six-year-old girl, kidnapped by a troll, locked up, and told she is sick. Now only the power of a giant can save her.

Using a childhood fairy tale to communicate serious and difficult messages, Cassie Workman’s Giantess is an example of masterful st...

July 1, 2019


The 2019 Melt Festival Comedy Gala at the Brisbane Powerhouse last night was a smorgasbord of gay, lesbian, and transgender stand-ups — kind of like hilarious tapas, only you are left feeling satisfied!

The Menu…

MEXICAN BURITO...

April 27, 2019

Tom Gleeson’s Joy is 60 minutes of pure witty intelligence. Starting his show with observational humour about the Gold Coast’s high-rise buildings on the beach, Gleeson had the audience in the palm of his hands from the moment he stepped on the stage at the Spiegeltent...

March 18, 2019

Big Fork Theatre have done it again! The winners of Anywhere Theatre Festival 2017 and 2018 have brought yet another successful show to this year’s Brisbane Comedy Festival. Their American style of scenic comedy improvisation ensures that every performance is unique, f...

March 12, 2019

Making his Brisbane debut tonight at the Brisbane Comedy Festival with his show What’s Next, Ciaran Lyons performed stand up to a very receptive audience.


At just 22 years old, Lyons has already made his mark on the Australian comedy scene with appearances on The...

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