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bluebottle

23 March 2016

It’s big, its bold and it kicks the Festival off with a bang – it’s the Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow!

Comedy’s finest from Australia and overseas will take to the stage at the legendary Palais Theatre for this one-off mega show, ringing in our 30th anniversary with all the laughs, bells and whistles an audience can handle.

The Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow is the perfect taster of what’s to come over the huge month of comedy ahead. It’s laughs aplenty with a huge line-up of top-shelf performers – a proverbial pick ‘n’ mix to plan your Festival of funny.

Don’t miss out – it’s your one-stop-shop for comedy excellence!

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The Palais Theatre

12 April

Internationally acclaimed The Pink Floyd Experience is proud to announce their 2015 Wish You Were Here Australian tour. This celebratory tour will mark the 40th anniversary of this hugely successful album, which had its original release in September 1975. Wish You Were Here The album has sold over 13 million copies worldwide, it achieved Number One status in the US, UK and Europe simultaneously, and remains one of the fastest selling albums of all time.

As well as performing the album in full the band will also perform other classic Pink Floyd tracks from their catalogue of albums with a stunning performance that stretches over 2 hours.

The Pink Floyd Experience are much more than a tribute to the great music of Pink Floyd. The band captures and conveys the spirit as well as the sound and jaw-dropping visual effects Pink Floyd are renowned for. Having toured Australia on 5 occasions and sold over 100,000 tickets in their own right The Pink Floyd Experience are much admired for their note perfect performances, which remain true to the original. Their loving recreation of Pink Floyd’s landmark ninth studio album is not to be missed.

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comedygala

Palais Theatre

18 March

For one very special night celebrating a remarkable 20 years of laughter and good will, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala proudly supporting Oxfam Australia returns in 2015 with tickets going on sale to the general public on Tuesday 25 November at 9am.

Each year, the red carpet rolls out, the celebrities roll up and the Network Ten cameras roll for a night that proves how powerful laughter can be. It's the most esteemed event in the Australian comedy calendar!

There’s little wonder the Gala tickets always sell like hotcakes. Get them while you can – and get that warm, fuzzy feeling only the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala can give.

The 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival runs from Wednesday 25 March – Sunday 19 April.