Simone Eclair is a Brisbane comedian and writer. Weekly lols and gigs at www.facebook.com/simone.eclair
Published July 18th 2015
Creative comedy from the fresh and famous
The best open mic nights establish their own culture and Magic Mic is the table of drama nerds at school who laugh at their own jokes and always seem to be in the middle of some elaborate act out. You can find this eclectic hub of free form creativity in the bowels of Casablanca on Caxton St—although they call it the 'Cellar Bar'.
Laughs to be had with Ashwin Segkar in the bowels of Casablanca's
Anyone can perform by putting their name on the run sheet by 7pm and then the show kicks off at 730pm. The acts range from new performers grabbing some stage time to high profile comedians like Barry Nominated Damien Power and Raw Comedy Winner Angus Gordon trialling new material. The majority of acts are stand-up comedians but the creative duo behind the night Michael Griffin and Chris Martin are borne of improvisation theatre (ImproMafia) and yearn for any fresh comedic acts ready to challenge the medium.
Whether you want to get up and test your material or kick back and be entertained without the burden of conversation you will get to 'lol' in real time. Parking is available at the Barracks or Roma St Station is just down the hill.