We put together comedy lineups for theatres, festivals, entertainment venues, corporate events and fundraisers. We can work with you to curate a lineup to suit your audience and your event. 

Contact Celia to discuss your event: celia@wordsworthproductions.com.au

Comedy Lineups 

We bring the best of the best in the Melbourne comedy scene to you, curating comedy lineups and bringing together a diverse range of comedic talent, ensuring that there is something for everyone. Our lineups feature a carefully selected sequence of comedians, starting with our MC who will warm up the crowd and set the stage for an unforgettable night.

A comedy night with a lineup of professional comedians and a high-profile headline act can be presented anywhere from a theatre, community or a pub.

Contact Celia for tour dates: celia@wordsworthproductions.com.au

Dave O’Neil 

Dave O’Neil’s brilliant comedy show Overweight Lightweight will be touring in 2024, accompanied by The Art Of The Laugh, a stand up comedy masterclass presented by veteran comic Brad Oakes. 

Overweight Lightweight played to sold out audiences across the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2023 and received some pretty spectacular reviews. 

Dave O’Neil has toured the country for over 30 years and is one of Australia’s most loved comedians. He has performed at over 20 MICF’s, appeared on TV and hosted radio. In 2017 Dave launched his podcast, The Debrief. Dave also hosts two other popular podcasts with legends of the Australian comedy scene – ‘Somehow Related’ with Glenn Robbins and ‘The Junkees’ with Kitty Flanagan.

Contact Celia for tour dates: celia@wordsworthproductions.com.au

Lehmo 

Lehmo is one of Australia’s most experienced and well travelled comedians. He has headlined comedy clubs across the country for over fifteen years and worked all corners of the globe including USA, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Thailand. 

Lehmo can be heard on ABC Radio’s Grandstand and Triple M network across the week. Lehmo is a panelist on The Project and the host of AFL comedy quiz show, The Beep Test on Fox Sports. He also stars in the Logie winning and critically acclaimed Working Dog TV productionUtopia which airs on the ABC and Netflix. 

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Brad Oakes – Comedian, Mentor & Writer 

Brad Oakes… the comic’s comic.

Brad Oakes is a stand-up comedian with a career spanning over 30 years. Best known for his work on Hey Hey It’s Saturday, Totally Full Frontal and The Comedy Company, Brad Oakes has headlined every stand up venue in Australia & toured internationally to Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand & Dubai.

Brad Oakes works as a mentor and director to some of the country’s most well known comedians including Tommy Little, Claire Hooper, Dave O’Neil, Lehmo and Corrine Grant.

Find out more about Brad Oakes HERE

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Geraldine Quinn – BROAD

BROAD is a spandex-busting hour of acclaimed songwriting, show-stopping vocals, belly laughs and defiance, wrapped up in royal blue sequins and gold stack heels. Crowds are left buoyed and dazzled by this latest original cabaret from musical comedian Geraldine Quinn (Spicks & Specks).

BROAD explores what it’s like to grow up admiring older, iconic women like Rhonda Burchmore and Vivienne Westwood, and suddenly finding you’re slowly becoming one…

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The Art of the Laugh – Brad Oakes 

THE ART OF THE LAUGH comedy masterclass will tour in 2024 as part of Dave O’Neil’s tour. This event can be presented as a one-off masterclass, or it can be programmed as a residency over 4 days for regional venues or 4 weeks for Melbourne metro venues. 

THE ART OF THE LAUGH gives presenters an opportunity to support local performance artists to work with one of Australia’s most experienced comics, directors, mentors and comedy writers.

Contact Celia for tour dates: celia@wordsworthproductions.com.au

Billy Stiles 

As a later starter to comedy, Billy Stiles has fast become a rising star in the Australian stand-up scene. Known for his dry observations and deadpan humour, Billy has a talent for hilarious one-liners, and is taking the comedy scene by storm with his iconic, laid back style that is relatable to all.

Billy has travelled the country performing in all capital cities and recently performed to sold out audiences at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2023. Billy regularly supports Australia’s best, including Jimeoin, Dave Hughes, Dave O’Neil, Pete Hellier, Dave Thornton and more. Billy’s unique style of comedy makes him one of the most sought after talents in Melbourne. 

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Bron Lewis 

Bron Lewis is one of Australia’s most promising new comedians. She was the co-winner of the National Raw Comedy competition in 2022, a four-time champion of the Moth Storytelling Competition, and both the best and the worst mum living at her house. 

Bron is a writer at The Project and has a prominent presence on stages all around the country. She has appeared on ‘The Project’ and ‘Have You Been Paying Attention’.

Bron’s critically acclaimed show ‘Probably’ sold out in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane, and it scored her a nomination for Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s ‘Best Newcomer’ for 2023.

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Takashi Wakasugi 

A typical Japanese boy, Takashi Wakasugi visited Sydney as an exchange student in 2012 where he joined the local comedy scene. He quickly built a unique reputation, performing at Homebake Festival 2012 and frequented spots at the Sydney Comedy
Store. In 2018, he moved to Australia and started his comedy career in earnest. Wakasugi was selected as a performer at Comedy Zone Asia at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2018 and he has appeared ABC’s Tonightly with Tom Ballard, Comedy Up Late and MICF Oxfam Gala. He has played to sold out audiences at comedy festivals around Australia and he won the Director’s Choice Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2023. Stuck in a chasm between Japanese and Western culture, Takashi brings a fresh and unique perspective on Aussie life. 

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