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Perth Comedy Festival is ready to tackle the real issues

Perth Comedy Festival is ready to tackle the real issues

Over 50 comedians will be converging on Perth this April and May to tackle the real issues ahead of the impending federal election. Canada’s Mark Forward, Malaysia’s Jason Leong and the South African All Stars join Aussie comedians Charles Firth, James Schloeffel, Cassie Workman, Steve Hughes, Daniel Townes and more on the massive line-up. LGBTIQ+ […]

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Review | Craig Hill: Someone’s Gonna Get Kilt!

Review | Craig Hill: Someone’s Gonna Get Kilt!

Craig Hill | Hellenic Club of WA | til May 5th | ★ ★ ★  ½  The front row is notoriously dangerous terrain at any stand-up gig; at a Craig Hill show you are throwing the chance of a dignified evening to the wind, as chair by chair he manages to eviscerate those foolish enough to […]

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Review | Famous Sharron’s Love Match serves an ace

Review | Famous Sharron’s Love Match serves an ace

Famous Sharron: Love Match | Hellenic Club of WA | til April 29 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Dust off your tennis whites, Famous Sharron is back to help Perth find a love match. Given Famous Sharron’s burgeoning international superstardom it is a rare treat for Perth audiences to get up close and personal with a home […]

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Find your doubles partner at Famous Sharron’s Love Match

Find your doubles partner at Famous Sharron’s Love Match

WA’s most famous… famous person is set to make a racket at this month’s Perth Comedy Festival. Rejuvenated after becoming even more famous at Fringe World, Famous Sharron is serving up some hot balls of love with her latest show, Love Match. We were penciled in to Sharron’s fit-to-burst schedule for a quick chat about […]

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Urzila Carlson back in Australia with ‘Studies Have Shown’

Multi award-winning South African/New Zealand comedian Urzila Carlson is back in 2018, and we can’t get enough of her. Earlier this year Urzila Carlson bought unabashed comedy to the Perth stage as part of the Perth Comedy Festival. Her show Unacceptable hit home here at OUTinPerth, a response to homophobic remarks that Carlson’s dealt with […]

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Alice Fraser’s ‘Empire’ delivers a hilarious journey through metaphysics

Alice Fraser’s ‘Empire’ delivers a hilarious journey through metaphysics

Alice Fraser – Empire | Perth Comedy Festival | Regal Theatre | Until Sun 14 May | ★★★★★ Alice Fraser brought a sexy cerebral twist to comedy in her latest show Empire at the Regal Theatre last night. She dips into the pool of Metaphysics and Quantum Physics in her hopes to explore every facet of the […]

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Perth Comedy Festival: Rhys Nicholson loves an ironic cheese toastie

Perth Comedy Festival: Rhys Nicholson loves an ironic cheese toastie

The hilarious Rhys Nicholson returns to Perth after two successful Fringe World runs with his latest full-length show, I’m Fine. Having toured the world with his unique brand of comedy, and appearing multiple times on Australian TV, the comedian has formed a strong bond with his fellow queer comics (and jokes they have formed a […]

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Perth Comedy Festival is here (and queer!)

Perth Comedy Festival is here (and queer!)

Perth Comedy Festival kicked off in style this week, marking the beginning of four big weeks of comedy in our capital city. Dozens of the world’s best comics are descending on our city to bring the laughs right the way through until May 21st. International LGBTIQ comedy stars Stephen K Amos, Craig Hill, Urzila Carlson, […]

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Comedian Larry Dean learns to date again in his new show Farcissist

Scottish comic Larry Dean made his Perth debut with his hilarious show Out Now, which told the story of coming out to a strict Catholic family as someone who doesn’t fit the mould of your typical gay man. Dean returns this year with Farcissist, a new show that follows his life after coming out, experiencing […]

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Perth Comedy Fest: DeAnne Smith is here to pay you out

Perth Comedy Fest: DeAnne Smith is here to pay you out

Self-described gentleman elf DeAnne Smith is bringing her award nominated comedy back to our shores for the Perth Comedy Festival. The out comic blends a sharp wit and unexpected punchlines to take on the big issues, such as homophobia, sexism and of course, the Presidential elephant in the room. Smith tells OUTinPerth her new show […]

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