Comedy, Circus & Magic
Upcoming acts, stand-up, shows and performances
Come on over to our House for a Slide Night - an evening of spontaneous comedy where anything can happen. Hosted by the award-winning Rove McManus, watch on as two teams of Australia’s best comedians go head-to head each night. Team captains Bridie Connell and Rebecca De Unamuno will have you in stitches as you experience the ultimate throwback evening.
Ages 5+ | The Flying Fruit Fly Circus is back with a brand new show where knockabout comedy meets breathtaking aerials. Witness the incredible talents of young performers in this all-round circus extravaganza!
After a massively successful special, Tathastu, Zakir Khan is on a world tour with his new show!
We’re all imperfect. No one knows this better than The Imperfects Podcast. And now, performing their first-ever live show, co-hosts Hugh Van Cuylenburg, Ryan Shelton and Josh Van Cuylenburg are about to find out how truly imperfect they really are.
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The stylish Scotsman who's reinventing mentalism
Scott Silven isn't your average magician. He sees magic as storytelling – "a metaphor for something greater". Ahead of Wonders, we talk to Silven about the art of magic.
The making of a comedy persona
Myra DuBois brings laughter back from the grave.
What’s it really like to run away with the circus?
Ever wondered what it's like to run away with the circus? Jascha Boyce and Darcy Grant from contemporary circus production The Mirror share the high-flying details.