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The Trades Hall Comedy 3-Show Pass is another great deal!
One pass, single entry into three different shows at Trades Hall.
NEED A HAND DECIDING
WHAT TO SEE?
Check out the Festival Club and ‘Comedy Up Late’ for a mixed bag of
performers and styles, or read the Funny Tonne reviews on our website for
inspiration. We recommend taking a punt on someone new – it’s half the fun of
MAKE A NIGHT OF IT
Kick on at the Festival Club (p8) for late-night comedy and music, or visit
comedyfestival.com.au to check out the pre- and post-show special offers
from our delicious drinking and dining partners.
GET SOCIAL WITH US
We know you’d love to be at the Festival 24/7, but when home or work call
you can keep in touch online!
COMEDY FESTIVAL BOX OFFICES
Open from Thursday 29 March
Ticket sales and collection for shows with a ♦ symbol in their listing
Melbourne Town Hall (Collins Street)
Every day from 11am ‘til late. Payment by cash or card. No booking fees apply.
ACMI, Chinese Museum, Greek Centre, Mantra on Russell, Max Watt’s,
Swiss Club, Trades Hall and Victoria Hotel box offices
Open from one hour before show times. Please note (excluding Trades Hall and
ACMI) these are cashless box offices. Payment by card only. No booking fees
Other box offices
Tickets for shows at Arts Centre Melbourne (including The Famous Spiegeltent),
Forum Theatre, Comedy Theatre and many other venues can be purchased at
the venue’s box office from around one hour before show times. Please check
with individual venues for box office opening times.
TICKETING CHARGES INFORMATION
All ticket prices listed in this guide are inclusive of GST.
The symbol ♦ in a show listing indicates that tickets can be booked directly
though the Festival, where a booking fee of $1.50 per ticket up to a maximum of
$4.50 per transaction applies to all online and telephone ticket sales.
Other Ticketing Providers:
Different fees and charges will apply for tickets purchased through venues
and ticketing providers such as Arts Centre Melbourne, Ticketmaster, Ticketek,
Trybooking, Eventfinda and Eventbrite. Please check with the ticketing provider
for more information. Please note that some shows sell tickets both directly
through the Festival and through other ticketing providers.
26 DAYS OF LAUGHS!
WE’RE JAM-PACKED WITH COMEDY GOLD!
BROWSE TO YOUR HEART’S CONTENT
TO FIND YOUR FESTIVAL FAVOURITE
OR CHECK OUT SOMEONE YOU’VE NEVER
DON’T STOP AT ONE SHOW! THERE’S
DEFINITELY LOTS FOR EVERYONE!
WHERE TO BUY TICKETS
ONLINE AT COMEDYFESTIVAL.COM.AU
The fastest and simplest way to book! Print your tickets, have your
electronic barcode at the ready, or pick up at the venue box office.
Ticketing providers vary between shows. If you wish to book by phone or
in person check individual show listings or the Festival website for booking
details. Tickets to many Festival shows can be booked in person at the
Melbourne Town Hall Box Office (look for the ♦ symbol in individual show
listings) and may also be available at the door on the night (if not sold out!).
Bag searches may be required as a condition of entry to some venues, including Melbourne
Town Hall. In order to speed up entry, patrons are discouraged from bringing bags to Melbourne
International Comedy Festival events. Any item or bag that is too large to fit under a seat should
be left at home.
Special Events & Guest Artists
The (Very) Big Laugh Out
Show Listings (A-Z)
Show Listings (numbers)
Staff & Thanks
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