MICF 2017

Posted 22 Mar 2017 @ 11:19am

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has been delivering laughs to audiences for three decades.  Whoever’s been running the show must doing something right – right?


Look no further than Festival Director/CEO, Susan Provan, who earlier this month was recognised for her incredible work and inducted into the Victoria Honour Roll of Women. “I got an e-mail from Rich Hall...

Posted 14 Mar 2017 @ 2:42pm

Two of Australia's brightest comedians are set to host the Victorian heats of the 2017 Raw Comedy competition. 


Anne Edmonds and Geraldine Hickey will each host one of the Preliminary Finals for the Victorian heats of RAW, with Tom Cashman hosting the State Final. The winner of the state final will compete in the National Grand Final as part of this year’s Melbourne...

Posted 15 Feb 2017 @ 9:51am

The full program for the 31st Melbourne International Comedy Festival has landed. 


Featuring 556 shows across 100 venues, the streets of Melbourne are set to erupt with laughter as a huge lineup of local and international comedians join forces for one of the most hotly anticipated events on Melbourne's cultural calendar. 
Australian comedians leading the charge...

Posted 7 Feb 2017 @ 12:40pm

Well-loved Aussie comedian Wil Anderson will carry out the top spot as master of ceremonies for the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala.


"It is an honour to host the first ABC Oxfam Gala and I would like to thank Adam Hills, Charlie Pickering and B2 for turning down the gig so I could host", said Anderson.


Moreover, the Comedy Festival has now...

Posted 31 Jan 2017 @ 10:43pm

Fresh from announcing their jam-packed international selection, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival is back for a huge 2017 - busting at the seams with local legends, up-and-coming talent, and world-renowned names. 


While there...

Posted 30 Jan 2017 @ 1:35pm

A slew of some of the biggest and funniest names in comedy are making the trek over to Melbourne for the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. 


Highlights include the brilliant Ruby Wax (USA) who'll be bringing a tour of the mind, armed with her acclaimed one-woman show based on her best-selling book A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled. 
From the UK,...

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