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How to enjoy the Melbourne International Comedy Festival
It might be called the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, but it isn’t just based in Melbourne, it isn’t even only based in Australia. This famous festival has gone global and is spreading laughter around the world.
Comedians on tour, all together! A personal assistants nightmare, but sure to cause more than a few hilarious antics along the route. Initially covering Australia’s main areas, but also now touring many countries around the globe. The situations that they could get themselves into are only limited by their imaginations, and boy oh bot do they have some extreme imaginations!
If you want to watch it in the original city of Melbourne, then you will be in for a nice treat. Accommodation is plentiful and this area is famous for its culinary delights and vibrant atmosphere. There is plenty of shopping in the area too, so if you plan to catch the comedy festival here, why not make a few days of it and enjoy the break.
Booking Your Ticket
Of course, if you want to laugh at the comedians, it does help if you can get inside the door.
Not surprisingly in this digital age, the easiest way to book is online. The main provider of tickets for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival is Ticketmaster. However, just check out the pages for your chosen venue to be sure. On that note, the websites for each country the festival tours will provide full information for booking. The main website also offers tickets, and will have the full schedule of 2014 tour from February.
Tickets can also be bought in person at Melbourne’s town hall, or also at the door of most venues. However, it is best to book early, as this event draws quite a crowd … after all, who couldn’t do with a little more laughter in their lives?
With this festival, please remember that age does matter. Some of the sketches are hilarious, but may also contain sexual or politically incorrect content. So, to really enjoy this show without any embarrassing situations, please consider the age that each act is aimed at.
This is Deadly Funny, no seriously, that is what this event is called. Deadly Funny is dedicated to Aboriginal humor and Torres Strait Islanders. It is in your face, it is colourful and it will surprise!
Class Clowns is a part of this festival that really is aimed at kids. It helps them to work on their comic skills. They get to work with the pros, show of their skills to an audience and get the recognition that they deserve. Here you will see the future stars of Australian comedy before they are truly discovered. A real good laugh and also inspirational to all the children that see the performance.
Top performers, new arrivals and tricks galore. Be sure not to miss this years comedy tour.