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Top 5 – MICF Under 30 Club

We’re always keen to check out some up and coming Melbourne International Comedy Festival performers to round out a full festival experience, and 2017 will be no exception. Not only are tickets to these shows cheaper than larger more established names, you’ll also get the supreme pleasure of saying to your friends in 2 years’ time…. ‘I totally saw them before they were huge..’ Enter, our top 5 picks for shows this festival featuring comedians under 30 who are making their mark (or already have) this MICF. Sam Taunton – Taunts Down for What Sam was a RAW Comedy finalist and has self-appointed himself as Australia’s premier yarn man. His show covers important topics like his regretful teenage years, travel, and whether he cleans his bed enough. 30 March – 23 April 2017. Tickets and more information on MICF website. Becky Lucas – Little Bitch Becky has previously written for TV’s Please Like Me, and has already opened for big names like Wil Anderson and Joel Creasey. Her show, Little Bitch has been described as …

Melbourne Comedy Festival – 2017

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is returning in 2017 with a spectacular line up of local and international performers in over 500 shows – running for four, hilariously entertaining weeks. With ticket prices averaging at $28 each, you’ll be able to see all of your favorites, plus maybe try a few new shows to broaden your comedy experience. Larger name Comedy Festival favourite likes Arj Barker, Jason Byrne, Ruby Wax, Jimeoin, Bob Franklin, Cal Wilson, Claire Hooper, Frank Woodley, Judith Lucy and Denise Scott and Rove McManus headline, but for a full experience – we recommend checking out some of the independent shows in and around Melbourne’s smaller venues. For Harry Potter fans, you can watch a performance of ‘Completely Improvised Potter’, or for all the single ladies (or those with a  wicked sense of humor) we recommend ‘Desperettes – A Guide to being a Wingman’ and for some awkward but fun humor try Barry Morgan (remember Barry Morgan from the World of Organs on Spicks and Specks…. check out this sweet medley to refresh …