Girls Night at MICF

 

Melbourne, Victoria: Grab your girlfriends and get ready to giggle – Girls Night is back for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2013! Bringing together some of the best Australian and International female comics, this is a night to celebrate all things female and funny.

This is the fourth consecutive year for the popular Girls Night show, which has built a loyal following in its Comedy Festival touring. “Female comedians have a wonderful energy and camaraderie off the stage; I wanted to bring that experience out for audiences to see. We all get to join in the fun!” said producer Cath Styles.

http://www.comedyfestival.com.au/2013/season/shows/girls-night
http://www.comedyfestival.com.au/2013/season/shows/girls-night

The Girls Night in Melbourne is looking forward to a stellar line-up with DeAnne Smith, Cath Styles, Abigoliah Schamaun, Lori Bell, Girls Uninterrupted, Geraldine Hickey, Anna Log, Linda Beatty, Sally Kimpton, Ethel Chop, Sophie Miller, Diana Nguyen, Juliet Meyers, Alice Fraser, Laura Davis, Karin Muiznieks, Laura Hughes, Yvonne Malik, Telia Neville, Lou Lou Pollard, and many more!

Girls Night has more female comics than any other show at the Festival and we’re proud to sing it for the sisters!  This year we’re doing something extra special and including 2 unique nights on the line-up – Same Love Night! Featuring DeAnne Smith, Lori Bell, Geraldine Hickey, Abigoliah Schamaun, and special guests Joel Creasey and Nath Valvo, these two nights are a thank you to the wonderful gay and lesbian following the show has, as well as a showcase of some of the finest comics the comedy festival has to offer.

From musical comedy, rising stars, award winners and international acts looking to find their audience in Melbourne, this show has something for everyone! The line-up changes every night so one could come to the show every day (we hope you do!) and experience a completely different show!

See GiggleTix.com for nightly line-up

 “Girls night offers some of the sharpest and best value comedy around.”  Gagging For It 

“Knows its audience, and delivers female skewed comedy with refreshing wit.” Herald Sun

LISTING INFORMATION

Venue:  Upstairs Lounge @ Hairy Little Sista, 230 Lt Collins St, Melbourne
Dates: March 28 –April 7
Tickets: Full $24, Concession $18, Group (6 or more), Bank SA, and FB $18
Times: 6.30pm
Bookings: http://www.comedyfestival.com.au/2013/season/shows/girls-night  and at the door.

 

Press Contact: Cath Styles, Laughing Girl Productions

PH: 03 54395990

M: 0439 359 545

Email: cathstyles42@gmail.com

Darkness and Light at the Adelaide Fringe

I’m thrilled to be going to Adelaide next week to attend the Adelaide Fringe Festival and to helping with some PR for this show, Darkness and Light.

 

Depression and anxiety are often taboo subjects in our society but this Comedy Show is bringing light to the topic through a range of hilarious and talented comedians sharing their stories. This is a subject close to my heart after supporting Black Dog Institute last year when climbing Machu Picchu to raise awareness for Depression and much needed funds for this great organisation.

 

If in Adelaide over the next week, this is a must see!

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Darkness and Light at the Adelaide Fringe

 

 

Adelaide, South Australia: Making its debut at the Adelaide Fringe Festival this year, Darkness and Light is a show for those who like their comedy a little on the real side.

Darkness and Light will run at The Tuxedo Cat from March 10  To March 17th (excluding Wednesday 13th ) at 11pm each night.

 

Darkness and Light brings together a fusion of funny people using a combination of stand-up, and stunning storytelling, to uncover the comedy gold that lurks beneath some of their darkest days. This is not about making light of a serious issue, it’s to demonstrate how darkness and light can co-exist in our lives and we can persevere.

 

Anyone who’s ever experienced bullying, mental illness, racism, coming out, grief, chronic illness, substance misuse, a broken heart, or just a really bad day will find they’re not the only ones, as some of the Fringe Festival’s top comics (and some very special international guests) share their very personal postcards from the edge.

 

Often confronting, but always funny, the Darkness and Light line-up changes every night, and features a stellar selection of comics at the top of their game, including:

 

DeAnne Smith, Cath Styles, Richard McKenzie, Jon Bennett, Michael Bowley, Toby Halligan, Lori Bell, Alexis Dubus, Simon Taylor, Morven Smith, Ben McKenzie, Mark Trenwith, Nikki Britton, Nath Valvo, Abigoliah Schamaun, Juliet Meyers, Bryan Lynagh, Tim Whitt, and many more.

 

*Check Fringe website for nightly line-up.

 

We invite you to step into the dark side, and see the light!

 

“Darkness and Light was an important and deeply satisfying evening. I came away feeling uplifted. I strongly suggest people go and support this show. It needs to be performed again and again: opening people’s minds, opening people’s hearts.” Glass Wings

 

LISTING INFORMATION

Venue: The Tuxedo Cat

Dates:  10 March -17 March (no show Wednesday 13th March)

Tickets: The prices are Adult $24, Concession $18, Fringe Benefits $18, and Group $18.

Times: 11pm

Bookings: GiggleTix.com and at the door

 

PRESS CONTACT:

Cath Styles, Producer, Laughing Girl Productions

PHONE: 03 54395990 M: 0439 359 545

Email: cathstyles42@gmail.com

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