16 March 2016
The Gala – the biggest and brightest event on the comedy calendar, happening live at the Palais Theatre and beaming to homes Australia-wide through Network Ten!
It’s the annual taste of the comedy genius about to take over Melbourne, where the cream of the crop from Australia and overseas take to the stage. They donate their time and funnies for this special event, and through their generosity and that of the audience The Gala supports the life-changing work of Oxfam.
By buying a ticket to the The Gala you too can help to change the world by helping people lift themselves out of poverty and thrive.
The Palais Theatre
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.
The brightest comedic stars in our galaxy are about to come together for an out-of-this-world evening of comedy decadence at this year’s Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow!
The annual Comedy Allstars Supershow marks the official opening of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, an adrenaline-filled maiden voyage and a taste of what is set to be a month of outrageous laughter that takes over the whole town.
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.