- Comedy in the Park, Tuesday 19 May and Wednesday 20 May
- Ord Valley Muster Festival Hub, Celebrity Tree Park, Kununurra Western Australia
- An evening hosted by Harley Breen, with special guests Ivan Aristeguieta, Steph Tisdell and Kevin Kropinyeri
- Part of the 10-day Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster program, 15 to 24 May 2020, celebrating 20 years
- Tickets on sale now www.ordvalleymuster.com.au
Expect big belly laughs at the renewed Comedy in the Park held over two nights of hilarity on May 19 and 20 during the ten-day Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster in Kununurra, Western Australia.
Ord Valley Events chairman Beau Robinson said that this year’s comedy has been curated to bring quality comedians and guaranteed laughs to the Muster.
“We’ve hand-picked these comedians to entertain the crowds at the 20th Anniversary of the Ord Valley Muster, and it’ll be held in the new Festival Hub venue at Celebrity Tree Park, walking distance to town,” Beau said.
Comedy in the Park will feature brilliantly funny comics Ivan Aristeguieta, Steph Tisdell and Kevin Kropinyeri, hosted by the master of putting humour into tragic situations, Harley Breen.
Harley hosted Ten’s show Taboo that recently scored a Logie nomination for Most Outstanding Factual or Documentary Program. He appears regularly on TV shows including Hughesy, We Have A Problem (Ten), The Project (Ten), Best Bits (Seven), It's A Date (ABC) and Celebrity Family Feud (Ten).
Consistently unpredictable, Harley projects the immediately recognisable and relatable image of the unpretentious Aussie male. Harley doesn't just use his instant likeability as a platform to deliver solid, topical material, he also gets beneath the nature of things to create a true bond with all his audience and deliver an experience that will be talked about long after the gig is over.
Venezuelan sensation and Australia’s funniest permanent resident Ivan Aristeguieta returns to Muster after a hilarious performance in 2016.
“For us comedians, a gig outdoors is a threat because it usually doesn’t work, but the organisers of the Muster did a wonderful job. It was amazing that on both nights all comedians connected with the 500-strong audience. Everyone was laughing, the weather was perfect, under the stars, it was really magical,” Ivan said.
Ivan is Australia's favourite Venezuelan comedian and relishes the chance to perform in his second language, English. From his own ABC sitcom, Lost in Pronunciation, to his debut live stand up TV special, Chorizo Sizzle, Ivan exploded on to the scene with his brilliant observations on Aussie culture and food, taking him around the country, headlining theatres and selling out festivals.
Ivan has gathered a mass of fans for his trademark cheerful and naive rejoicing in the troubles and joys of a land that is girt by tomato sauce…and the unmissable Saturday Bunnings sausage sizzle.
Steph Tisdell is a proud Indigenous woman and is making a fast rise as one of Australia’s funniest Aboriginal comedians with a mission to empower those around her, using comedy as a way to observe the world, finding the funny in heartbreak. After all, comedy is just tragedy plus time.
With a magnetic personality and quirky stage presence that skips between gleefully playful to biting political satire, Steph’s comedy is vulnerable, real and insightful. Her witty observations challenge stereotypes in non- offensive and hilarious ways.
Steph has a remarkable similarity to an Australian Idol winner opened her interview on The Project (Ten) with, “In case you were wondering, I’m not Casey Donovan.” She won the Deadly Funny National Grand Final in 2014 and been collecting awards and accolades ever since.
Another Deadly Awards comedian is Kevin Kropinyera, a one-man whirlwind and one of Australia’s most established and popular Aboriginal comedians with a long list of Australian TV credits.
A high-energy performer, Kevin is sharp, likeable, silly and measured; mixing keen observational stand up with joyfully ridiculous physical comedy. His engaging brand of comedy warmly invites both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal audiences to share his journey, his culture, his life.
Kevin will have you holding your sides laughing, as he shares tales of growing up, marriage and the particular, absurd challenges of life as an Aboriginal Australian family man.
The 18+ Comedy at the Park will be held on Tuesday 19 May and Wednesday 20 May 2020 at the Ord Valley Muster Festival Hub at Celebrity Tree Park, Kununurra. Tickets on sale now at www.ordvalleymuster.com.au.
The State Government is a proud supporter of the event through Tourism WA's Regional Events Program.