“Get ready to laugh out loud with the Melbourne Comedy Showcase!

A lineup featuring some of the best Melbourne has to offer including Lehmo, Dave O’Neil PLUS seasoned veteran Brad Oakes and up-and-coming stars, Bron Lewis and Billy Stiles.

The Melbourne Comedy Showcase is a diverse mix of headliners and rising stars showcasing a range of comedic styles and a broad range of themes ensuring there is something for everyone! A perfect show for families with teenagers, retirees, boomers, gen xers or a night out with the girls. Themes include parenting, family life, single life, health, neurodiversity and the world around us.

Some adult concepts, occasional strong language, suitable for 16+ Running time: 2 hrs and 10 mins including interval. 


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 production Utopia which airs on the ABC and Netflix.

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.


Brad Oakes

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.


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. 

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.