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Comedy review: Laura Davis: Albatross, DoubleTree By Hilton, MICF 2024

Like a young albatross learning to fly, if you take a leap of faith with this show you will be…

Against a pink background a young white woman with long wavy reddish/brown hair wears a T shirt with an image of a monster face and the slogan 'the world is as you are'. Grace Jarvis.
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Comedy review: Grace Jarvis: Oh! The Horrors!, Melbourne Town Hall, MICF 2024

Grace Jarvis explores the horrors of the state of the world but has the audience laughing all the way.

Jennifer Wong. Image is a headshot of a smiling woman of Asian appearance wearing glasses. She has long dark hair and a side parting, plus a pink shirt. Her head is slightly tilted to the right.
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Comedy review: Jennifer Wong: The Sweet and Sour Hour Power, Chinese Museum, MICF 2024

A night of clever puns and interactive fun.

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Funny Tonne – part three, MICF 2024

The third batch of top reviews from the Funny Tonne, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival's fledgling reviewers for 2024.

Two Caucasian men in business attire (no jackets) look seriously at the camera. One is seated, the other leaning on his shoulder.
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Comedy review: Wankernomics 2.0: As Per My Last Email, Athenaeum Theatre, MICF 2024

Scribble this on your Post-it note: the boys are back with a new show about marinating in office hell.

A woman of Asian appearance in a blue suit over a black scoop neck singlet has a surprised expression on her face.
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Comedy Review: Ting Lim: Well... This Is Awkward, Storyville Melbourne, MICF 2024

A rising Australian/Singaporean comedian struggles with being unkind.

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Comedy review: Best of the Edinburgh Fest, Athenaeum Theatre, MICF 2024

Three comedians in one hour. What more do you want?

Josh Thomas. Let's Tidy Up. Image is a young man on stage in a blue shirt and black pants, surrounded by bits of furniture and objects and with confetti falling from the ceiling all around him.
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Comedy review: Josh Thomas, Let's Tidy Up, Arts Centre Melbourne, MICF 2024

A comedy of distraction and divergence that delivers.

Image is a man with a closed mouth smile/grimace at the camera and a slight upturn of the head. He is wearing a black jumper and has a grey mottled backdrop.
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Comedy review: Tom Ballard: Good Point Well Made, Rydges One, MICF 2024

Fierce and funny, Ballard delivers a rock solid hour that even babies seem to love...

Julia Masli. ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. Image is a woman dressed in traditional white clown costume with a conical hat. She is standing between two pillars. On her white suit is written the word 'ha' several times.
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Comedy review: Julia Masli: ha ha ha ha ha ha ha, Chinese Museum, MICF 2024

So clever and so different – Julia’s performance in ha ha ha ha ha ha ha is a must see…

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