4 #MICF Shows To Lock In Your Diary

Melbourne International Comedy Festival is in full swing and showcasing some of the best international and Australian comedians around. There’s a crazy amount of choice in the program, so here’s just four standouts for you to catch this week.

Neel Kolhatkar ‘Neel Before Me’

Neel has captivated audiences with insightful, hard-hitting material. With a million fans and tens of millions of hits across social media, Neel’s been selling out shows since he was a teenager. Don’t let age and Internet stardom fool you, this master of the live craft will leave you in stitches with his range of accents, incisive wit and disarming charisma.

“‘Neel Before Me’ is a clever, incisive and outright hilarious stand-up show, packed full of great punch lines, brilliant observations, spot-on impersonations and carried all the way by Kolhatkar’s verve and charisma.” – Theatre People ★★★★★

Find tickets here.

Bridget Everett ‘Pound It’

Bold, brash and deliciously bawdy, New York’s queen of alt-cabaret and comedy makes her Australian debut. Bridget Everett belts out songs that will make you laugh, cry and cringe in a fast-paced, high-octane, roller-coaster comedy ride.

“Everett’s hyper-energetic hour of somehow simultaneously endearing and excruciating comedy makes it clear why she’s one of Amy Schumer​’s favourite comedians and collaborators.” – The Age ★★★★☆

Find tickets here.

Jeff Green ‘This Is Your Life?’

A star here and abroad, Jeff is a master comedy craftsman. After selling out Edinburgh Fringe and Australian comedy festivals in 2015, he began to wonder at the life he fell into.

“Kudos Mr. Green for disclosing your amazing life to us that was bursting with comedy goodness!” – Impulse Gamer ★★★★☆

Find tickets here.

Alice Fraser ‘The Resistance’ 

Alice brings you her hugely anticipated new show full of silly funny songs, silly funny jokes… lightly peppered with a devastating human truth or two.

“Alice Fraser’s a total star in her own right, and her weird, messy, joyful, tear-jerking comedy deserves some unadulterated infamy all to itself.” – Herald Sun ★★★★★

Find tickets here.

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