As per current Government advice, masks must be worn when visiting HOTA. Please make sure you keep up to date with Queensland Government guidelines at health.qld.gov.au.

Comedy Underground Saturday Showcase

A weekly dose of the funniest live comedy in the Basement

Every Saturday night Comedy Underground in the Basement is a 90 minute showcase of hand-picked talent. Big name acts, up-and-coming crushers and the wild, subversive and unique voices making waves in live comedy.

Presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts and Based Comedy

Weekly Showcases and Solo Shows 

Get into the Basement for our weekly 7pm showcase shows, and supersize your comedy fix with full hours from special guests heading underground – just add the 9pm session when booking.

Sat 31 Jul,  7pm: Showcase

Our weekly Saturday night showcase in The Basement featuring top talent from all over the country. It’s 90 minutes of hand-picked, wild and subversive comedy underground.

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Sat 31 Jul,  9.15pm: Dusty Rich – Maculate Conception

A big bang, billions of years, random chance and an infinity of tiny moments that have brought us to right now where you are reading my show description.

Life truly is a miracle – who knew that the making of life would be such a nightmare?

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Sat 7 Aug,  7pm: Showcase

Our weekly Saturday night showcase in The Basement featuring top talent from all over the country. It’s 90 minutes of hand-picked, wild and subversive comedy underground.

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Sat 7 Aug,  9.15pm: Luke Heggie

This is a stand up comedy show. No lowbreeds please.

“Genuinely peerless. Have it.” Herald Sun★★★★½

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Sat 28 Aug,  7pm: Showcase

Our weekly Saturday night showcase in The Basement featuring top talent from all over the country. It’s 90 minutes of hand-picked, wild and subversive comedy underground.

Book online
Sat 28 Aug,  9.15pm: Crowd Control

at do you get when you mix the UFC with a Rap Battle and a pack of nerds who didn’t get enough attention as children?

It’s Crowd Control the Crowdwork Competion where we pit eight comedians against each other in a single elmination showdown of purely improvised stand up comedy.

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Eat & Drink

The bar will be open for these events – enjoy a drink with friends while having a laugh.

Keeping you safe

It is incredibly important to us that you have a safe experience when you come to HOTA. We have a COVID Safe plan and there are some new conditions of entry which you should read before purchasing a ticket or attending an event at HOTA.

All events are set up to ensure we meet all social distancing and hygiene guidelines. All you have to do is enjoy yourself.

Acknowledgments

Comedy Underground is presented by Based Comedy, HOTA and supported by the RADF. The Regional Arts Development Fund is a partnership between the Queensland Government and the City of Gold Coast Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

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