Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Dan Rath- Strawberry Palace

The humiliations started when Dan ran in the election as an independent on the platform ‘Still upset with Ansett’ where policies included refunding family tickets for 1997 trips to Honolulu. This campaign was fought with the same vigour as a class action for asbestos victi
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Melbourne International Comedy Festival: The Stevenson Experience-Stranger Twins

Australia’s hottest musical comedians return to Melbourne with the show they couldn’t do last year because of a worldwide pandemic. But hey, that just means they had another year to perfect their jokes. Performing hugely entertaining shows to sold out crowds all around the world for t
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Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Josh Glanc-In a one-piece crotch-cut short-sleeve polo

He’s won multiple awards, sold out festival seasons and now he’s back home, fresh from a virus-ravaged UK to perform for the first time in a year. Lucky he has his one-piece crotch-cut polo. If you’ve never seen a Josh Glanc show they’re ‘absurd and dynamic’ (Fest Mag), ‘excitin
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Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Jeff Green-As I Was Saying

We all need a good laugh after a shocking 2020. So book in for a high-paced hour of non-stop belly-laughs from Jeff Green. Best-selling author, star of TV and radio, festival favourite with sold out seasons and rave reviews year after year, Jeff returns to Melbourne International Come
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Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Alice Fraser-Chronos

Chronos means time, and this is a show about time for an hour. We’re all running out of it, one way or another. Spend some of yours watching Alice Fraser turn time inside out and back to front. It’ll be fun! It’s a comedy show! No-one’s going to die, except you know… we’re all g
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Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Lewis Garnham- The Worst Train I’ve Ever Built

A five-year-old child weeps as they stare at the worst Lego train they’ve ever built. It is the saddest moment of their life so far. In this new hour of stand-up, Lewis Garnham delves into his own vulnerabilities to explore childhood, humanity and the moments in which our perceptions
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Greece 21: TSITSANIS, HATZIDAKIS, XARCHAKOS, THEODORAKIS: Songs of liberation by Greece’s four great composers

May 29 The Greek Community of Melbourne, in celebration of the 200 year anniversary of the Greek War of Independence, is proud to present: Tsitsanis, Hatzidakis, Xarchakos, Theodorakis: Songs of liberation by Greece’s four great composers. Being performed at Melbourne Recital Centre o
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Greece 21: Death of a Romantic: Lord Byron and the influence of the Romantic movement on the Greek world

June 11 The significance of Romanticism and the idea of the “re-emergence” of a classical Greek state is celebrated in an evening of poetry, music and historic storytelling. An ensemble of actors, & musicians will present an evening that will include readings of work by Byron and
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Greece 21: (Super)heroes of 1821:heroes of a Revolution: The Good, The Bad, and The Gory

June 19 A project designed for children, we present the heroes of the WoI in language and context that they can understand. The event will be a multimedia presentation utilising the graphic novel work commissioned earlier in the year and acted out on stage by animated storytellers. Mo
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Greece 21: The Greek Writer’s Festival: Mythologising context and identity

June 25-27 A celebration of 200 years of Greek and Greek Australian Writers while also explore themes of identity through the past 200 years. Program details to come.
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