The Oyster Club - Comedy
Red Bennies in association with Asher Treleaven is proud to present a new comedy night each Tuesday in October and November, The New Oyster Club. With the Melbourne Comedy Festival a mere 6 months away material needs to written, jokes need to be tested and shows need to be sharpened. All over Melbourne comedians are furiously scribbling away in the darkness trying to craft next years hit show. If only there was an amazing venue with great crowds where they could test their freshest new gags?
Voila, welcome to The New Oyster Club. A new stand up comedy night for Melbourne’s comedians to test new material. So if you love Melbourne comedy, your going to love seeing comics such as Dave Callan, Felicity Ward, Dave Thornton, Nazeem Hussain, Aahmer Rahman, Mathew Keneally, Asher Treleaven, Celia Pacquola, Justin Hamilton & Hannah Gadsby try out new material for their upcoming Melbourne Comedy Festival shows. The New Oyster Club runs Tuesdays in October and November from 7.30, please check the Red Bennies website for weekly line-ups and special deals.
JUSTIN HAMILTON - has carved out an incredibly successful career as a stand up comedian and writer while maintaining his unique voice within the Australian Comedy scene. A regular guest on television and radio has seen Justin expand his popularity and following.
LEHMO - one of Australia’s most experienced and well travelled comedians. Lehmo’s live work has seen him headline at comedy clubs for well over ten years and work all corners of the globe – USA, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Thailand.
SIMON TAYLOR - Simon Taylor is a full-time entertainer and writer. He performs stand-up comedy, roving entertainment and is an experienced MC. He writes Moral Melbourne for Beat.com.au and is the creator of Flim-Flam comic.
IMAAN HADCHITTI - Imaan has performed at Melbourne Comedy Circuit for just over 5 years, touring all around Australia and the UK. He boasts a different perspective for stand up comedy, being of a short-stature, he uses his point of difference to point out the absurdity of societies reactions to “midgets”.
ASHER TRELEAVEN - dual Barry Nominee and Winner of The Ages Comedian on the Rise 2010
FELICITY WARD - Winner 2009 Mervyn Stutter Spirit of the Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe Nominee Best Newcomer 2009, Melbourne International Comedy Festival Winner 2008 Melbourne Fringe Festival Most Outstanding Newcomer.
Guests: Simon Taylor, Imaan hadchitti, Asher Treleaven, Felicity Ward & more to be announced.
General Admission (Door): $15
Red Bennies offers a unique experience to your traditional seated show.
Short and sweet acts appear throughout the evening, complimenting the drinking hour and breaking up your club experience. Show structures and interval times may vary. Ticket price listed is for standing room only unless otherwise specified. Limited seating is available, please contact Red Bennies on 03 9826 2689 for all group, booth and seated bookings.
Notes: Show times are approximate. Most tickets are for General Admission / standing room only - if you wish to book a table or a booth, please call the Red Bennies office to make a reservation on (03) 9826 2689