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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33 Things That Are Iconically Chapel Street – The Residents Edition

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As a Chapel Street resident of a number of years, I’ve noticed a few changes in our community. But I’ve also observed a few things that are iconically Chapel Street that only residents can truly relate to. When you know, you know.

Prahran Square Car Park is Now Open with 500 Spaces!

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The Prahran Square car park is now open for business! 500 undercover parks and electric car charging stations right in the heart of the Chapel Street Precinct. Plus, it’s only $1 for 2 hours!

Chapel Burger Crawl – The Most Unique Burgers in the Precinct

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We wanted to unearth the precinct’s most memorable and unique burgers for the ultimate Chapel Precinct burger crawl. Warning: salivation guaranteed.

‘Give A Frock’ about women experiencing homelessness – Sacred Heart Mission

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Aimed to raise essential funds for the Sacred Heart Mission’s Woman’s House, which supports women experiencing homelessness, the op shop campaign will be held earlier this year kicking off in August with a Launch Party at the Prahran op shop and finishing in September at its newest shop in Prahran.

Diamonds in the Rough at Steer Dining Room

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Secondary cuts of meat are those working muscles which are more flavoursome and textural, but need a little more time and care to polish off the edges, but by doing so you are richly rewarded.

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Some of the Best Places to Explore on Greville Street

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If you’ve never taken a trip to Greville Street, you’re seriously missing out. This petite Prahran street leads you gently from the hustle of Chapel Street, into a warm village of boutique makers, retailers & artists.

I Braved My First Pole Dancing Class at Pole Divas Prahran

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I braved my first Pole Dancing class at Pole Divas Prahran and I was really (dare I say it?) feeling myself. Prepared to feel uncomfortable, thankfully, my awesome older sister was eager (you can see why she’s the oldest) to join me for our first experience with the pole.

Local Deals if you Live or Work in Chapel Precinct

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Just when you thought living or working in or near Chapel Precinct couldn’t provide any more perks… Grab your housemates and check out these awesome local deals you can nab just for living or working around these parts.