The Melbourne International Comedy Festival literally takes over Australia's comedy capital, Melbourne, each autumn with an enormous program of stand-up comedy, cabaret, theatre, street performance, film, television, radio and visual arts.

We have 2 double passes to give away to each of the following shows: please make sure you read the details and dates and make sure you are available to attend.

Dixie’s Tupperware Party (USA) – COMP CLOSED
VENUE: The Famous Spiegeltent, Arts Centre Melbourne
ADDRESS: 100 St Kilda Road, Southbank
DATE: Sunday 1 April
TIME: 7.30pm

Direct from Off-Broadway and her US tour!

America’s Southern-fried answer to Dame Edna – Dixie Longate – packed her catalogues, left her children in an Alabama trailer park… and took Off-Broadway and Edinburgh by storm. Now the irrepressible, fast-talkin’ Tupperware queen is heading to Melbourne where she’ll be throwing her legendary parties across the course of the Comedy Festival.

To win 1 of 2 doubles passes to the show: Email: DIXIES to [email protected]

 

 New Art Club – Quiet Act Of Destruction (UK) – COMP CLOSED
VENUE: Melbourne Town Hall, Lower Town Hall
ADDRESS: 90/120 Swanston St, Melbourne
DATE: Sunday 1 April
TIME: 6.00pm

After high-kicking through the Comedy Festival last year choreographer-comedians – Pete Shenton and Tom Roden – are back with a critically adored new show.

To win 1 of 2 doubles passes to the show: Email: DESTRUCTION to [email protected]

 

Idiots of Ants (UK) – COMP CLOSED
VENUE: Melbourne Town Hall, Powder Room
ADDRESS: 90/120 Swanston St, Melbourne
DATE: Wednesday 4 April
TIME: 8.30pm

Chortle Award Winners 2010
Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominees 2009

You may already know them as creators of YouTube sensations ‘Facebook in Real Life’ and ‘Wii Breakfast’, and now the sketch comedy stars of Edinburgh and Montreal Comedy Festivals – Idiots of Ants  are coming to Melbourne for the very first time.

To win 1 of 2 doubles passes to the show: Email: IDIOT to [email protected]

 

Mark Thomas – Extreme Rambling (Walking The Wall) (UK) – COMP CLOSED
VENUE: Trades Hall, New Ballroom
ADDRESS: 54 Victoria Street, Carlton
DATE: Wednesday 4 April
TIME: 7.30pm

Moving and inspiring… as gripping as any live performance you will see. *****” The Guardian
Legendary British comic and agitator, Mark Thomas comes to Australia for the first time with his critically acclaimed hit, Extreme Rambling (Walking the Wall), already seen by 50,000 people.
 

To win 1 of 2 doubles passes to the show: Email: Mark Thomas to [email protected]

 

Alex Horne – Seven Years in the Bathroom (UK) – COMP CLOSED
VENUE: Melbourne Town Hall, Powder Room
ADDRESS: 90/120 Swanston St, Melbourne
DATE: Thursday 5 April
TIME: 7.15pm

The Horne Section Maestro – back with his Australian solo debut .Alex Horne’s new show is the ultimate            stat-based, fun-packed thought-provoking experimental-and-sometimes-stupid hour-long comedy show.

To win 1 of 2 double passes to the show: Email: [email protected]
 

 

The competition has now closed to all the above acts. Thank you to all our entrants and congratulations to allthe lucky winners!!

 

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