The New Oyster Club - Comedy Tuesdays
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 November & Deccember from 7.30.
HARLEY BREEN - Winner of the 'Piece of Wood award' (comedians choice) MICF 2011. Harley Breen is surely and rapidly becoming a major player in the Melbourne and Australian comedy world. He is young and already well versed in the language of the art that is Comedy
DAVID QUIRK - David Quirk stands at the vanguard of the new wave of ‘car-accident comedy’- honest and frank, painfully funny storytellers. Quirk’s material travels between the profane and profound, often finding comedy in our darkest moments and ultimately questioning what is appropriate to laugh at, as audiences indulge their guilty smiles.
ALISON BICE - As seen on The Comedy Channel's Stand Up Australia and a 2007 Moosehead Award recipient. Writer of her one-woman stand-up comedy show - My Terrblie, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Life.
SIMON PALOMARES - Palomares was one of the creators and stars of the 'Wogs Out of Work' comedy stage show, which later evolved into the Acropolis Now TV series. More recently, Palomares has toured Australia in a combination cooking program and stand-up comedy show called 'Palomares Cooks Calamares'.
ASHER TRELEAVEN - dual Barry Nominee and winner of The Ages Comedian on the Rise 2010. Physically gifted and mentally unhinged this post-modern ponce is a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe and the Melbourne Comedy Festivals.
GREG FLEET - Greg Fleet is one of Australia’s most experienced and popular stand up comics. He has made a name for himself as a consummate performer and writer who merges theatricality and comedy in a way that has put him at the forefront of his craft internationally.
Guests: David Quirk, Alison Bice, Asher Treleaven, Simon Palomares & Greg Fleet.
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