Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Deadly Funny

Cheeky, loud, black and proud!

Get ready for a laugh as we catch the next wave of stars before they hit it big!

For 18 years this deadly competition has unearthed the freshest, fiercest, funniest comedians and yarn-spinners from the oldest culture on earth.

Open to First Nations comedians and storytellers, Deadly Funny and has seen the likes Steph Tisdell, Kevin Kropinyeri, Andy Saunders, Shiralee Hood, Dane Simpson, Elaine Crombie and Sean Choolburra as both participants and mentors.

Snag tickets for you and your crew – we promise all the laughs!

Performance warnings: May contain coarse language and adult themes.

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    Thursday 12 October 2023

    Entry cost

    All tickets from $15
    All tickets $15


    Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss. Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids) Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

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