RAW Comedy, the country’s largest and most prestigious open mic comedy competition, is back. Again!

RAW Comedy 2021 edition is open now and looking for hundreds of fresh funny folk from across Australia to sign up for their time in the spotlight. This winter, we’re covering all corners of the country, to lure the next generation of comedy superstars out of hibernation.

Some of the nation’s finest funny-makers have cannonballed into comedy acclaim through RAW Comedy – Hannah Gadsby, Ronny Chieng, Celia Pacquola, Matt Okine, Anne Edmonds, Becky Lucas, Rhys Nicholson and Aaron Chen, just to name a few.

All you need is five minutes of original material and your eyes on the prize… get through the heats and finals and you could be the last one standing!

RAW fans will have noticed that the COVID-19 pandemic created a bit of havoc with our usual schedule. RAW 2020 was delayed and the National Grand Final finally took place in April this year at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. RAW Comedy 2021 will take place over winter with heats running from June to August. The winner will make a special guest appearance during the RAW 2022 National Grand Final at the Comedy Festival in April next year.

There are heats in every state and territory. Wherever you are, your audience is waiting.

For more information and to register visit rawcomedy.com.au