FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We get lots of calls here at Adelaide Comedy and we love to hear from you beautiful people. What can we say: sometimes an FAQ is just way easier than picking up a phone.
When and where can I see stand-up shows in Adelaide?
Adelaide Comedy puts on six nights of hilarious stand-up comedy per week:
The Rhino Room hosts One Mic Stand (open mic stand-up) every Monday, Comedy Lab (established comedians mixing up new jokes for your amusement) every Thursday; plus Friday and Saturday nights will showcase the best in local, interstate and international talent.
The Marion Hotel holds onto its title as the best place for comedy shows in the South every Wednesday night and The Arkaba Hotel’s Sunday afternoon sessions Schnitz and Giggles will cater to those who need to tickle their funny bone on their day of rest.
All shows – excluding Monday’s One Mic Stand – will be headlined by Adelaide Comedy’s feature act of the week, which has included; Wil Anderson, Arj Barker, Stephen K Amos, Fiona O’Loughlin, Peter Helliar, Frank Woodley, Ross Noble, Pauly Shore, Jim Jeffries, Tom Gleeson and more.
Wednesdays | Doors 7:30pm | The Marion Hotel, Marion Rd. Mitchell Park
Thursdays *Comedy Lab| Doors 7:30pm | The Rhino Room, Frome St. Adelaide
Fridays | Doors 7:30pm | The Rhino Room, Frome St. Adelaide
Saturdays | Doors 5:00pm | The Rhino Room, Frome St. Adelaide
Sundays *Schnitz & Giggles| Doors 4pm | The Arkaba Hotel, Glen Osmond Rd. Parkside
Mondays | One Mic Stand | Doors 7:30pm | The Rhino Room, Frome St. Adelaide
How do I book tickets?
For discounted rates, pre-book through the ticketing page of AdelaideComedy.com and click on the artist you want to see. Click here to be taken to the ticketing page.
Online sales close three hours before doors open on the day of the event.
If a show isn’t sold-out prior to the event, tickets will be made available at the door of the venue up to thirty minutes before the show starts.
Can we book large groups?
We love hosting big groups here at Adelaide Comedy! If it’s for a birthday, a hen’s or buck’s night, an excuse to get all your friends out of the house or for work functions* we can sort something out for you and your group.
*Adelaide Comedy also can offer corporate shows for work functions. Please see the Adelaide Comedy Corporate page for more details.
Does Adelaide Comedy book corporate gigs?
Adelaide Comedy can cater for every corporate function’s needs (if those needs include laughter).
From the basic booking of an experienced Master of Ceremonies (MC) through to a full comedy show complete with supports, host and feature; Adelaide Comedy can help take the stress out of it all.
Please see the Adelaide Comedy Corporate page to contact us and for more details.
Does Adelaide Comedy Tour?
What happens on the road, stays on the road…
Adelaide Comedy LOVES traveling to rural areas around the great state of South Australia to bring side-splitting comedy to our fellow Farmers Union Iced Coffee-drinking, FruChoc-eating South Aussies! If you would like to book Adelaide Comedy for a rural tour, please check out our Adelaide Comedy Country page.
Does Adelaide Comedy support Charity?
Well, we support comedians… Does that count?
Of course we love to support worthy charities wherever we can. Adelaide Comedy provides many charities with free passes to use to raise funds. There are a few things we need to chat to you about if you would like to align your charity with Adelaide Comedy, so please email us and we’ll get back to you with what we can do to help [email protected]
How do I find out more about the Adelaide Comedians?
We have a great bunch of amazing comedic talent bred right here in South Australia. You can check the local faces on the Adelaide Comedians’ Bio Page.
How do I become a comedian?
The Adelaide Comedy community is always open to new blood having a go, you never know: you could be the next big thing!
There are many avenues for new comics getting up and giving it a go. Monday nights at Rhino Room welcome any new talent to have a go on stage for One Mic Stand. Just bring along three paying guests at 7:30pm and a five-minute spot in the spotlight is yours.
If you work hard and show promise, the next step is being booked to support the big names on the other Adelaide Comedy shows.
Also check out Triple J’s Raw Comedy Competition in January of each year. Our own Adelaide Comedy comedian Demi Lardner won the national finals in 2013 and got to go to Edinburgh for their massive Fringe Festival.