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Sashi Perera's Night School

Wednesday 1-29 May, 7:30pm

Remember school? Learning new things with mates every day?

Imagine that again - minus the exams, detentions and raging hormones in the way.

Introducing Sashi Perera’s Night School! A weekly learning utopia featuring an hour of lessons from Melbourne’s best comics and (some) actual experts.

If you’re tired of new knowledge limited to internet videos on a 3am scroll spiral in the dark - come along for lots of laughs, a little learning and absolutely no qualifications.

Location Comedy Republic Theatre

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Main Stage

Every Thursday - Saturday, 8:00pm

Comedy Republic's signature lineup show!

Main Stage has quickly become our biggest show, selling out on the regular with huge all-star lineups and lively fun-loving crowds. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, you can be sure to catch a heap of the best comedians Melbourne and the wider world have to offer.

- - - MAIN STAGE FORMAT - - -

Main Stage (90min show, 5+ comedians, inc interval)
Thursday 8:30pm - $26
Friday 8:30pm - $29
Saturday 8:30pm - $36

- - - UPCOMING LINEUPS - - -

THURSDAY 23 MAY Maddy Weeks, Ray O'Leary, Con Coutis, Nick Schuller, Charisa Bossinakis & Secret Guest

FRIDAY 24 MAY Scout Boxall, Con Coutis, Nick Schuller, Charisa Bossinakis, Blake Everett & Secret Guest

SATURDAY 25 MAY Maddy Weeks, Con Coutis, Nick Schuller, Charisa Bossinakis, Blake Everett & Secret Guest

Coming up in May: Sean Diao, Ray O'Leary, Con Coutis, Nick Schuller, Urvi Majumdar, Takashi Wakasugi, Kirsty Webeck, Luka Muller, Maddy Weeks, Charisa Bossinakis, Blake Everett & more

(Lineups are subject to last minute changes)

Location Comedy Republic Theatre

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The Greg Larsen Show

24 May - 28 June, 10:00pm

Hello I'm Greg and I'm going to go crazy for you!

Come and see this limited season of fresh jokes, cool guests, stupid skits and WILD SCENARIOS.

I am the Carl Barron of Australian comedy and these shows will be ZANY.

Every show will be totally different. Come see them all!! Give me money and help me fund my tour of the UK by buying a ticket to witness me in the throes of a serious mental health episode.

YUM YUM YUM.

SEASON PASS TICKET
Every show is totally different, new jokes, new guests, new panic-inducing nightmares. Come to two shows. Come to three. IF YOU BUY TICKETS TO ALL FIVE YOU GET A TWENTY PERCENT DISCOUNT! Buy tickets to all five shows by selecting the Greg Larsen Season Pass ticket type, and you're practically making money! *In today's economy you can't afford not to.

*you are absolutely 100 percent guaranteed to lose that money

Location Comedy Republic Theatre

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Something Good

Wednesday 5-26 June, 6:30pm

Something Good is Melbourne's best improv show, starring cast and crew from Ch 10’s television improv juggernaut 'Thank God You’re Here' Ben Russell, Amy Ruffle, Lena Moon and Alistair Baldwin.

It’s long form improv at its finest, with famous faces dropping by each week for a completely improvised and always chaotic performance.

Based off audience suggestion, Something Good makes up a show that is something great and something that will never be seen again. Past guests include Tony Martin, Adam Hills, Virginia Gay and Broden Kelly.

Location Comedy Republic Theatre

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Comedy Republic's Bar Show

Every Tuesday, 7:30pm

New comedians doing their best, and the best comedians doing their new.

Get the crew together for cheap tickets, cheap drinks, cheap laughs. What’s not to love!

TUESDAY 14 MAY Tim Hewitt, Donna Collins, Timothy Knight, Chelsea Heaney & more

Location Comedy Republic Bar

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Granny Bingo

First Monday Of Every Month, 7:30pm

Monthly drag bingo with your favourite nans.

Edith Vale, Maureen McGillicuddy and Caroline Springs have been hosting their sold out Granny Bingo night for 5 years. The pandemic almost took them out, but never fear; Caroline doesn't think it's real, so we're back live in the Comedy Republic bar!

And yes, you will actually play bingo! Nanna kisses xx

More events: Granny Bingo is on the first Monday of every month.

Location Comedy Republic Bar

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Death To Everyone: LIVE!

Saturday 8 June, 6:30pm

For the first time ever the two celestial goddesses Zelda Moon and Lazy Susan bring their hit podcast to a live audience.

Death To Everyone makes the important decisions about what artifacts of culture will survive the impending apocalypse.

If you’ve been listening for a while it’s time to join us and have your voice heard. For newcomers this evening will serve as the perfect entry point into the chaotic and hilarious world of these two drag megastars.

Location Comedy Republic Theatre

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Tom Ballard: Good Point Well Made

Friday 21 June, 6:30pm

Nominee – The Melbourne Comedy Festival Award 2023

Tom Ballard is undeniably one of Australia’s comedians. That simply cannot be denied.

Join Tom for an encore performance of his Melbourne Comedy Festival show ‘Good Point Well Made’, featuring electric zingers and incredible points being made with expert precision. It’ll make you laugh and cry and laugh and think and laugh again, then it’ll make you gasp and laugh and feel alive and laugh and ponder things and laugh some more.

On top of all that, Tom appeared as lovable sweetheart/terrible cop Constable Sven Alderman in the hit Prime Video series Deadloch, cohosted his weekly political podcast Serious Danger, and began the process of cooking up even fresher and gooder jokes about everything that’s going on with the world, etc.

Winner – Best Comedy Performer, Helpmann Award 2016
Winner – Best Local Show, Sydney Comedy Festival 2017

Location Comedy Republic Theatre

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Sashi Perera's Night School

Wednesday 1-29 May, 7:30pm

Remember school? Learning new things with mates every day?

Imagine that again - minus the exams, detentions and raging hormones in the way.

Introducing Sashi Perera’s Night School! A weekly learning utopia featuring an hour of lessons from Melbourne’s best comics and (some) actual experts.

If you’re tired of new knowledge limited to internet videos on a 3am scroll spiral in the dark - come along for lots of laughs, a little learning and absolutely no qualifications.

Location Comedy Republic Theatre

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Main Stage

Every Thursday - Saturday, 8:00pm

Comedy Republic's signature lineup show!

Main Stage has quickly become our biggest show, selling out on the regular with huge all-star lineups and lively fun-loving crowds. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, you can be sure to catch a heap of the best comedians Melbourne and the wider world have to offer.

- - - MAIN STAGE FORMAT - - -

Main Stage (90min show, 5+ comedians, inc interval)
Thursday 8:30pm - $26
Friday 8:30pm - $29
Saturday 8:30pm - $36

- - - UPCOMING LINEUPS - - -

THURSDAY 23 MAY Maddy Weeks, Ray O'Leary, Con Coutis, Nick Schuller, Charisa Bossinakis & Secret Guest

FRIDAY 24 MAY Scout Boxall, Con Coutis, Nick Schuller, Charisa Bossinakis, Blake Everett & Secret Guest

SATURDAY 25 MAY Maddy Weeks, Con Coutis, Nick Schuller, Charisa Bossinakis, Blake Everett & Secret Guest

Coming up in May: Sean Diao, Ray O'Leary, Con Coutis, Nick Schuller, Urvi Majumdar, Takashi Wakasugi, Kirsty Webeck, Luka Muller, Maddy Weeks, Charisa Bossinakis, Blake Everett & more

(Lineups are subject to last minute changes)

Location Comedy Republic Theatre

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The Greg Larsen Show

24 May - 28 June, 10:00pm

Hello I'm Greg and I'm going to go crazy for you!

Come and see this limited season of fresh jokes, cool guests, stupid skits and WILD SCENARIOS.

I am the Carl Barron of Australian comedy and these shows will be ZANY.

Every show will be totally different. Come see them all!! Give me money and help me fund my tour of the UK by buying a ticket to witness me in the throes of a serious mental health episode.

YUM YUM YUM.

SEASON PASS TICKET
Every show is totally different, new jokes, new guests, new panic-inducing nightmares. Come to two shows. Come to three. IF YOU BUY TICKETS TO ALL FIVE YOU GET A TWENTY PERCENT DISCOUNT! Buy tickets to all five shows by selecting the Greg Larsen Season Pass ticket type, and you're practically making money! *In today's economy you can't afford not to.

*you are absolutely 100 percent guaranteed to lose that money

Location Comedy Republic Theatre

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Something Good

Wednesday 5-26 June, 6:30pm

Something Good is Melbourne's best improv show, starring cast and crew from Ch 10’s television improv juggernaut 'Thank God You’re Here' Ben Russell, Amy Ruffle, Lena Moon and Alistair Baldwin.

It’s long form improv at its finest, with famous faces dropping by each week for a completely improvised and always chaotic performance.

Based off audience suggestion, Something Good makes up a show that is something great and something that will never be seen again. Past guests include Tony Martin, Adam Hills, Virginia Gay and Broden Kelly.

Location Comedy Republic Theatre

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Comedy Republic's Bar Show

Every Tuesday, 7:30pm

New comedians doing their best, and the best comedians doing their new.

Get the crew together for cheap tickets, cheap drinks, cheap laughs. What’s not to love!

TUESDAY 14 MAY Tim Hewitt, Donna Collins, Timothy Knight, Chelsea Heaney & more

Location Comedy Republic Bar

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Granny Bingo

First Monday Of Every Month, 7:30pm

Monthly drag bingo with your favourite nans.

Edith Vale, Maureen McGillicuddy and Caroline Springs have been hosting their sold out Granny Bingo night for 5 years. The pandemic almost took them out, but never fear; Caroline doesn't think it's real, so we're back live in the Comedy Republic bar!

And yes, you will actually play bingo! Nanna kisses xx

More events: Granny Bingo is on the first Monday of every month.

Location Comedy Republic Bar

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Death To Everyone: LIVE!

Saturday 8 June, 6:30pm

For the first time ever the two celestial goddesses Zelda Moon and Lazy Susan bring their hit podcast to a live audience.

Death To Everyone makes the important decisions about what artifacts of culture will survive the impending apocalypse.

If you’ve been listening for a while it’s time to join us and have your voice heard. For newcomers this evening will serve as the perfect entry point into the chaotic and hilarious world of these two drag megastars.

Location Comedy Republic Theatre

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Tom Ballard: Good Point Well Made

Friday 21 June, 6:30pm

Nominee – The Melbourne Comedy Festival Award 2023

Tom Ballard is undeniably one of Australia’s comedians. That simply cannot be denied.

Join Tom for an encore performance of his Melbourne Comedy Festival show ‘Good Point Well Made’, featuring electric zingers and incredible points being made with expert precision. It’ll make you laugh and cry and laugh and think and laugh again, then it’ll make you gasp and laugh and feel alive and laugh and ponder things and laugh some more.

On top of all that, Tom appeared as lovable sweetheart/terrible cop Constable Sven Alderman in the hit Prime Video series Deadloch, cohosted his weekly political podcast Serious Danger, and began the process of cooking up even fresher and gooder jokes about everything that’s going on with the world, etc.

Winner – Best Comedy Performer, Helpmann Award 2016
Winner – Best Local Show, Sydney Comedy Festival 2017

Location Comedy Republic Theatre