As our favourite city plays host to hundreds of local and international artists, Chapel Precinct’s Chapel Off Chapel & The MC Showroom will help to deliver a stellar line-up of laughs.

Check out which shows to look out for at this years festival.

Reigning queen of cabaret, Dolly Diamond, is back with Dolly Di*mond’s Bl*nkety Bl*nks. This live version of the top-rating Australian TV classic brings with it a line-up of celebrity guests and loads of laughs. See below for the final lineup. 

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Enjoy a line-up featuring some of the hottest acts from the Festival as they bring you a night of infectious laughter at the iconic Chapel Off Chapel. Proceeds from the show will support medical research at Burnet Institute.

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This show is soooooo not about fit-baws! Jockstrap yourself in for a balls-out funny night of no-holds-barred comedy – it’s all gonna kick off!

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Floating crystal balls, optical illusions, a six-foot balloon and a barrel of belly laughs… Unleash your imagination and good humour this Festival with The Quizzical Mr Jeff.

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Oscar Wilde’s beloved masterpiece, and it’s more outrageous than it’s ever been before…

Widely considered one of the funniest plays in the English language, the delightful repartee and hilarious piercing of hypocrisy and pomposity has had theatre-goers rolling the aisles for over a century.

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Venue: The MC Showroom

1/48 Clifton St, Prahran

Did you know the first Australian on the cover of Time Magazine was a girl? Or that the first person to fly an aeroplane from Australia to South Africa was also, wait for it… a girl!? Join three of Melbourne’s funniest women (at least they think so) – Darcy Dann, Grace Sabbatucci and Jessica Pratt as they celebrate some of the game changing women in Australia’s history.

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Fresh off the back of an Indonesian homestay language immersion that went horribly wrong and a Melbourne wedding at home where more than one plinth was broken, Karen Sims, in association with Clinton Communications, presents Tomato Seeds in a Sandwich Bag.

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This play is ‘the play we had to have’ to revitalise the Republic that Paul Keating envisaged as Prime Minister in 1992.

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Discharged! explores a nurse’s inner most secrets, stories that transcend generations, discovering how nurses changed modern medicine as we know it! Winner of Best Performance in the 2018 Adelaide Cabaret Fringe Festival  and nominated for Best Cabaret, Writing & Production.

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