Description: Featuring stand-up a variety of Ice House favorites. With BARRY MARDER, JOHN CARDINALE, SAM KWASMAN, JOAN FAGAN, MONTY FRANKLIN, EDDIE IFFT ans KRISTIN KEY
Monty Franklin: "Unbelievable...Fantastic... one of the best social nights we've had." Col, President, Tarwin Football Club
Monty Franklin is an Australian born stand-up comedian now based out of LA. He has performed hundreds of shows all over Australia, New Zealand, on P&O Cruise ships throughout the South Pacific and a handful of major comedy clubs in Los Angeles.
Monty’s numerous television performances include Channel 10s The Circle, Foxtel’s Stand Up Australia, and as part of The Comedy Channel’s special – The Best Of Stand Up and Comedy Gold. Performing sold out shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010, he received wide recognition and praise for his shows The Full Monty, Monty McFly.
Monty performed at the 2009 Carols By Candlelight to a crowd of 15,000 at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, and MC’d for 12,000 music goers at the 2010 and 2011 Pyramid Rock Festivals.
Monty has made three pilots for his own TV Shows with Fremantle Media and Australia’s largest network Channel 7 that consisted of a mix of sketch, stand-up and travel shows.
Monty’s versatile humor and fresh approach has seen him gain a lot of exposure in his relatively short career, with sold out live shows throughout the country, TV appearances and a successful weekly radio show on Australia’s most widespread Radio Network Austereo.
Known for his quick wit and caustic-style of comedy, Eddie Ifft – a critically acclaimed comic, has a habit of speaking first and then thinking, which gets him in trouble – a lot. Eddie has proudly told jokes around the world to sold-out crowds. Most recently Eddie filmed his DVD Live From Australia in front of a sold out audience at the Sydney Opera House. He has also made numerous TV appearances on shows such as Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, BET’s Comic View, NBC’s Late Friday Night, VH1's Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Comic’s Unleashed and Chelsea Lately, and released his own 30-minute special for Comedy Central. Eddie’s popularity has span to Australia, where he has appeared on numerous TV shows, including Rove, Thank God You're Here, The Footy Show and Good News Week. Eddie has also worked as the host of Shark Week, spent a season as the ABC College Football Guy, earned a job as 'man-on-the-street' on the Queen Latifah Show, hosted a pilot Strap-On for Comedy Central, and co-hosted a sports radio show on New York’s legendary WNEW. Eddie’s brand of humor can now be heard weekly on his podcast Talkin’ Sh*t with Jim Jeffries and Eddie Ifft and is gaining popularity and fans worldwide.