The biggest annual comedy event in Perth is back for 2022! The very best talent from Australia and further afield are set to perform on the stages of three venues across Perth from 29 Apr – 15 May. The full program showcases over 50 events and performances from improv and sketch shows to kids’ comedy and theatre.
Take a look at some of the events taking place at the Regal Theatre, Rechabite and freo.social over the coming weeks.
The Dollop Down Under 6 | May 3, Astor Theatre
The Dollop makes its highly anticipated return to Australia in May 2022 for Down Under 6! The Dollop is an American history podcast where comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds discuss an event or person from history selected for its hilarity or peculiarity. Find your tickets here!
Perth Comedy Festival Gala | 4 May, Regal Theatre
Join in the biggest night of comedy in Perth with a dazzling line-up of the festival’s funniest stars – not to be missed! Get your tickets here.
Lawrence Mooney – Beauty | 29 – 30 Apr, Regal Theatre
Australia’s funniest comedian returns with a show at the Regal Theatre. There’s lots to get through after three years, after having stepped out from behind Malcolm Turnbull and into the light of a brave new world. Join Lawrence Mooney for his hit show here.
Andrew Hansen – Everyone Else Is Wrong | 29 Apr, The Rechabite
Brings you a sizzling new slate of music and sketches about how things ought to be done. Because just like you, Andrew Hansen knows ‘everyone else is wrong’. Find your tickets here.
David O’Doherty – Whoa is me | 29 – 30 Apr, Regal Theatre
There’ll be talking, there’ll be apologising, there’ll be songs on a glued together plastic keyboard from 1985. Musical comedian David O’Doherty returns from Ireland for two shows at the Regal Theatre. Get a ticket to this hilarious show here.
Perth Comedy Festival Showcase Tour | 5 & 12 May, Fremantle
Expertly curated and lovingly presented, the Showcase will feature some of the Festival’s hottest acts live on stage for an incredible two hours of hard-hitting laughter. Boasting a line-up of veteran favourites and some of the freshest emerging talents, this jam-packed night of pure entertainment will leave you sore from belly laughs. You won’t want to miss it! Grab a ticket here.
Alice Fraser – Chronos | 13 May, Regal Theatre
Award-winning comedian, writer and broadcaster Alice (The Bugle, UK) has had six comedy specials published everywhere from Amazon Prime to ABCTV and toured the world with her acclaimed solo shows. We’re all running out of it, one way or another. Spend some of yours watching Alice Fraser turn time inside out and back to front – get your tickets here!
Fabian Woods | 13 May, The Rechabite
Get your mob ready for his timeless observations on family, life, and heritage on this one-of-a-kind comedy walkabout. WA comedic heavyweight Fabian Woods presents a comedy show 40,000 years in the making with a brand-new standup hour from a favourite across WA comedy. See this fantastic act here!
Karen from Finance – is Out of Office | 14 May, Regal Theatre
Pack your calculators, save your spreadsheets and set your automatic email reply because Karen From Finance is heading Out of Office! Beloved Australian drag queen Karen From Finance presents her debut one-woman show Out of Office which features all of her trademark high-camp and hilarious mashups. Grab your tickets here!
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