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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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Comedian Rhys Nicholson threatened with death for looking gay

Comedian Rhys Nicholson threatened with death for looking gay

Comedian Rhys Nicholson has shared that he was recently threatened with death while catching pubic transport in Melbourne. The comedian posted the story to his Twitter account sharing that on Friday night he’d been catching a train, wearing his headphones, when he noticed four men board the train. Soon one of the four began targeting […]

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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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And You’re Gonna Love Rhys

And You’re Gonna Love Rhys

Rhys Nicholson brought his killer Fringe World show ‘Work In Progress’ to Perth earlier this year and tickled audiences with a wit as sharp as his suits. After some tweaks, adjustments and a run at Melbourne Comedy Festival, Rhys returns with a bona fide show for a four night run at His Majesty’s. Leigh Hill […]

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Review: Rhys Nicholson – Work In Progress

Review: Rhys Nicholson – Work In Progress

Rhys Nicholson – Work In Progress | Laksa Lounge @ Noodle Palace | Until Feb 20 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ I should be honest from the get-go here. I have a very particular sense of humour, and I know I am prone to being cynical, especially when it comes to Australian comedy. Aside from Gina Riley, Jane Turner & Chris […]

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Perth Comedy Festival bring the laughs with star studded line-up

Perth Comedy Festival bring the laughs with star studded line-up

The Perth Comedy Festival have revealed their initial line-up of local, national and international talent for the 2016 event. For the first time, the festival will be running at a number of venues including Regal Theatre, Perth Town Hall, His Majesty’s and many more. Aussie talents Rhys Nicholson, Hannah Gadsby, Matt Okine and Frank Woodley […]

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The 2016 Fringe World program is here!

The 2016 Fringe World program is here!

Fringe World Festival has released its 2016 program stuffed with a plethora of local and international talent. This year, over 150 venues will be offering over 700 performances from the family-friendly to salacious and saucy in a month-long celebration of the performing arts. Fringe World’s Urban Orchard and The Pleasure Garden will be making a […]

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Rhys Nicholson “I’m not famous”

Rhys Nicholson “I’m not famous”

Rhys Nicholson has steadily being building up his profile as a stand-up comedian over the last few years. Nicholson is among a wave of openly gay comedians, but his comedy is a little harsher and more cutting than some of his contemporaries. Despite making TV appearances and delivering regular stand up sets around the country […]

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Rhys Nicholson is Ahead of the Game

Rhys Nicholson is Ahead of the Game

Comedian Rhys Nicholson is returning to Perth with his brand new show ‘Forward’. Rhys chatted to us about the evolution of the Australian comedy scene, touring around the world and what he thinks of your mum (coming to see his show). A husky-voiced Nicholson spoke to OUTinPerth from Sydney, where, like many of his peers, […]

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