Melbourne International Comedy Festival
Visitors come to Melbourne from all over the world for a good laugh during the city's International Comedy Festival, when the downtown precincts turn into a melee of mirth provided by comic artists in a feast of funny stand-up, theatre, cabaret, street entertainment, art exhibitions, film and music. This is the only event of its kind in Australia, and one of the largest (and funniest) in the world, reflecting the city's well-known comedy culture. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (0)3 9245 3700.
Venue: The Town Hall precinct, Victoria Hotel, Hi Fi Ballroom, Capitol Theatre, The Forum, Duckboard House and peripheral pubs, clubs and theatres
Date: 27 March to 21 April 2013