Dawn French announces long awaited return to Australia with new show “Dawn French is a Huge Tw*t”

September 22, 2023

The Queen of British comedy, Dawn French, has announced her return to the Australian stage with her one-woman stand-up show, “Dawn French is a Huge Twat”, playing across the country in April and May of 2024. Few people are as firmly ensconced in the British comedy firmament as Dawn French. As one half of the […]

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Anthony Locascio compares Melbourne and Sydney residents ahead of his Heart of Darkness tour

April 12, 2023

Sydney-based comedian Anthony Locascio is about to head out on his Heart of Darkness tour for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Sydney and Perth Comedy Festivals. Kicking off today at Belgian Beer Café in Melbourne, the tour will stay until 22 April before moving to Factory Theatre Fusebox in Sydney from 3-7 May and […]

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WrestleBrainia is coming to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

March 7, 2023

If you love your quiz shows, and are up for a spot of comedy, then WrestleBrainia at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival will be right up your alley. And if you happen to be a fan of wrestling, then this should be nirvana. But fear not, if wrestling isn’t your jive, then this still promises […]

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James Roque

James Roque to bring his Badong show to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

February 28, 2023

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is just around the corner, and one of the acts we are particularly looking forward to is the Filipino-New Zealander comedian James Roque. James is bringing his much-revered Badong show to the festival, and will be performing it from the 28th March until the 9th April. ‘Badong’ is a light-hearted […]

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Comedian Michael Shafar brings new stand up special to Adelaide & Melbourne

November 2, 2022

Comedian and cancer survivor, Michael Shafar, is back with a fresh new comedy show. Shafar is a regular on television shows The Project and Studio 10 as well as having a huge following on YouTube. We’ve also captured him at the Adelaide Fringe, where his stand-up comedy shows were well-received. Shafar’s comedy is not for the […]

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Comedians Lano & Woodley announce 2023 Moby Dick tour dates

October 7, 2022

When is an iconic story about a whale, not a story about a whale? When it’s a brilliantly funny Lano and Woodley show of course. The comedy duo, who have had a love-hate relationship over many years, are back with a completely improvised and hilarious take on the Moby Dick story. New stops on the […]

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Werk It

Circus Trick Tease brings Werk It to Melbourne International Comedy Festival

April 1, 2022

With the Melbourne International Comedy Festival underway, look no further than the zany and fun Werk It, a circus show incorporating spandex, high-vis and unearthly vitality and vigour. With eye-popping colours., sass and just a hint of tradie combined with a spin instructor mixed with a healthy serving of cross-training sorcery, it is delivered by […]

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Chris Rock has announced an Australian visit for his Ego Death world tour

March 12, 2022

Unstoppable comedian, actor and all-around talented individual Chris Rock is set to return to Australia as part of his Ego Death world tour. Recently announced, the dependable stand-up will be trotting around the world to take his apparently very personal and intimate new material to his many fans. And Aussies will get to experience it […]

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Sydney Festival

Sydney Festival 2021: An all-Australian and Covid-safe celebration

November 23, 2020

Sydney is to be the canvas for 24 days of culture, fun and artistry once again, with Sydney Festival set to start the new year from 6-26 January 2021. The 2021 program has been specially curated to showcase all things “Australian made”, with artistic director Wesley Enoch and his team lining up 130 events celebrating […]

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Gold Coast’s Home of the Arts announces new details of $60.5 million HOTA gallery

July 28, 2020

Gold Coast’s impactful Home of the Arts (HOTA) has now confirmed the 20 Australian artists that will make up the inaugural exhibition program for the venue’s new $60.5 million HOTA Gallery in April 2021. Although it feels like forever away right now, the energetic cultural precinct is looking forward to next year [as we all […]

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Iso sensation Nat’s What I Reckon is hitting the road for a huge Australian tour

June 24, 2020

Comedian and YouTube sensation Nat’s What I Reckon has built up quite the profile based off his hilarious, straight-shooting, shit-pasta-sauce-hating cooking videos. As iso upped the demand for cooking videos, his blunt approach and cuss-heavy humour quickly positioned him as one of 2020’s brightest stars. Now, that star is hitting the road. Though Nat had […]

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Eric Andre confirms The Eric Andre Show return in 2020 as he readies his “Black Borat movie”

September 27, 2019

Last night, comedian Eric Andre hit the stage at the Meridian Hall in Toronto as one of the headliners of the annual Just For Laughs comedy festival. Part of his Legalize Everything Tour, the hilarious hour and a half show was something of a tamer affair than what you might have seen on his popular […]

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Aussie comedian Ronny Chieng joins a packed Comedy Festival lineup for SXSW 2019

March 5, 2019

The SXSW Comedy Festival grows every year, and this year is without question its most packed lineup ever, with comedians from Tim and Eric, Broad City, The Daily Show (including Australia’s own Ronny Chieng) and iconic favourites like Kathy Griffin, Todd Barry and Paul F. Tompkins. The roster – including stand-up showcases, improv performances, conversations, podcast recordings, […]

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Comedy duo Tim and Eric (USA) announce upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour

August 11, 2015

Finally, the long wait is over! Absurdist comedy-cult duo Tim and Eric will be returning to our shores this December, proudly calling their show “Tim and Eric – ’Stralia – Zealand Experience”. Live Nation is excited to announce the return of the cult pair who will bring their unique brand of humour for a whirlwind […]

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Laugh it up! Getting to know the Just For Laughs 2011 Sydney lineup…

August 8, 2011

One event we’re quite excited about at the AU review is the upcoming world famous Just for Laughs comedy festival, taking place in Australia this September – for the first time ever at the Sydney Opera House! Over the course of four days, two international comedy galas will take place alongside six solo shows from […]

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