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Get a healthy dose of queer comedy at YAAAS Kween

Get a healthy dose of queer comedy at YAAAS Kween

If you’re in need of a laugh, here’s the perfect tonic – a night of queer comedy at Lazy Susan’s Comedy Lounge. The sketch comedy show YAAAS Kween will be at the comedy room above the Brisbane Hotel for two nights this month. The comedy romp promises to explore feminism, diversity and all things millennial. The show is […]

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Josh Thomas announces first comedy tour in six years

Josh Thomas is returning home to Australia for his first live show since the global success of his multi award winning series Please Like Me. It’s been six years since Thomas last took to the stage for a tour. He’s been living in LA making a new series, Everything’s Gonna Be Okay for the US network, Freeform. Whoopsie […]

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Giantess: Cassie Workman brings an original comedy fable to the stage

One of Australia’s rising stars of comedy is bringing her award-nominated show to Perth this weekend. Comedian and transgender woman Cassie Workman tells a story of self-acceptance – combining music, comedy, storytelling and illustration in Giantess. Workman caught up with RTRFM’s All Things Queer team for a chat about the show, being visible in the comedy world […]

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Rage and Rainbows: Em Rusciano announces Australian tour

Rage and Rainbows: Em Rusciano announces Australian tour

Comedian, singer and broadcaster Em Rusciano is heading around Australia with an eight piece band (and costume changes!) this July and August. The Rage and Rainbows Tour sees the breakfast radio host reflect on having a baby, turning 40 and leaving a high-profile job – with a hilarious show full of sequins, singalongs, rage and […]

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No Apologies: Joanne Brookfield’s new book looks at women in comedy

No Apologies: Joanne Brookfield’s new book looks at women in comedy

In her new book No Apologies author and performer Joanne Brookfield investigates the world of female comedians. The book sees Brookfield interviewing some of the biggest names in the business and finding out how they claimed their space, found their voices and told their stories to audiences. To get an understanding of the wide range of […]

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Bibliophile | Urzila Carlson is Rolling with the Punchlines

Rolling with the Punchlines by Urzila Carlson Allen & Unwin Comedian Urzila Carlson has made a big splash in Australia and New Zealand where she lives with her wife and two children. Originally from South Africa, she did her first stand-up gig did as a dare from her workmates in 2008. She now has regular […]

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Review | ‘Bella Green is Charging For It’ is hilarious

Review | ‘Bella Green is Charging For It’ is hilarious

Bella Green is Charging For It | Deluxe | Until 17 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★  If you’ve ever had any questions about the realities of sex work, Bella Green will probably cover it in her hilarious show that draws upon her own experiences of working as a stripper, sex worker and dominatrix.  Using a combination […]

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Indian comedian Kanan Gill to tour Australia

Indian comedian Kanan Gill to tour Australia

Kanan Gill is one of the many comics heading to the Perth International Comedy Festival this year. The Indian stand-up comedy and YouTube superstar is coming down-under for the very first time with his solo show Teetar! In this personal, observational and deeply stupid follow-up to his wildly successful 2017 tour, Kanan juggles thoughts and […]

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British comedian Phill Jupitus to tour Australia with ‘Sassy Knack’

British comedian Phill Jupitus to tour Australia with ‘Sassy Knack’

British comedian and TV personality Phill Jupitus is heading back to Australia with his new show Sassy Knack, and will be at The Regal Theatre in Subiaco this April. Since last touring Phill Jupitus has upped sticks and moved to Scotland and in this new show he shares yarns and thoughts from his time North of […]

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Hannah Gadsby returns with new show ‘Douglas’

Hannah Gadsby returns with new show ‘Douglas’

Hannah Gadsby is ready to head out into the world with a brand new show, it’s called ‘Douglas’. Gadsby had declared that she was no longer going to do stand-up comedy, her final show Nanette, was a massive success and saw her tour the world, and the Netflix special capturing the show was watched by millions. Following […]

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