All posts tagged comedy

Stand up for laughs

It’s the season for laughs as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival gets under way for 26 days from March 28 with the line-up including Jewish comedians from Australia and overseas.

Laughter with Jewish flavour

It was a full house at this year’s Jewish Comedy Showcase, part of the the Sydney Comedy Festival, with plenty of laughs from local and overseas comedians.

Horror and comedy the perfect mix

After two years of hard work, writer-producer Joel Perlgut's six-part mock-horror web series, Girt By Fear, has been launched.

Jewish comedy smorgasbord

The Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival returned as a one-night variety show that combined comedy, cabaret, storytelling and songs in a smorgasbord of entertainment.

Festival of Jewish humour

For comedian Justine Sless, creating the inaugural Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival which opens on October 10 has been a labour of love for the past 18 months.

No trainwreck for Schumer

Amy Schumer, who is enjoying widespread success with her American TV show, makes an impressive movie debut in the romantic comedy Trainwreck, which film critic Don Perlgut rates 4/5 stars.

Brad’s king-size comedy capers

GROWING up in the burbs of Los Angeles as the stepson of a cantor wasn’t always, well, a piece of kugel for Everybody Loves Raymond actor Brad Garrett. At 6ft

Meshuggenah family

FOUR generations of the Pszeszekowski family gather for an evening of laughs in Dr Jack Felman’s latest comedy, You’re Driving Me Crazy! which premiered at Chapel Off Chapel on August […]

Comedy spans the world

COMIC Jackie Loeb is determined to break into the tough American comedy market, even if it takes a few more years. The Sydney performer, who has been working in the […]

Cleese relives a lifetime of laughs

THEATRE REVIEW by Danny Gocs. Some of the funniest scenes on television and film during the past 40 years have involved the genius of John Cleese. From British TV comedies […]