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.
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.
DAVE O'NEIL - Dave O’Neil has been in the business of comedy for over 20 years. He has performed at 12 Melbourne International Comedy Festivals, at various comedy clubs nationally, and is one of Australia’s most recognisable stand-up comics.
LAWRENCE LEUNG - Lawrence Leung is a writer and multi award-winning stand up comedian. He is also the creator of the sceptically-enhanced comedy documentary series “Lawrence Leung’s Unbelievable” (ABC1) and the AFI-nominated comedy TV series “Choose Your Own Adventure”.
NAZEEM HUSSAIN - Nazeem Hussain is a Melbourne-based standup comedian and one half of the award-winning 'Fear of a Brown Planet'.
TOM GLEESON - Tom Gleeson is one of Australia's favourite comedians. You may have seen him on Good News Week, The 7PM Project, Thank God You're Here or on the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala. He is the cool, calm, funny bugger behind every desk on every panel show doing the rounds. However, it is performing live on stage where he really shines.
Guests: Dave O'neil, Lawrence Leung, Nazeem Hussain & Tom Gleeson.
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