Michael Shafar is a comedian and writer for Channel 10's The Project. Since moving into stand-up, Michael has performed throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the US. He hosted WTV's The Leak and is the creator of satirical webpage and web series Round Squares. In 2016, Michael reached the RAW Comedy National Grand Final and represented Australia in the Laugh Factory's Funniest Person in the World Competition. In 2017 Michael had a sold-out season of his debut show Jewish-ish at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and landed a gig writing jokes for The Project, one of Australia's prime-time TV shows. He is one of the fastest rising stars on the Australian comedy scene.
As seen on SBS's RAW Comedy, WTV's The Leak and The Laugh Factory's Funniest Person in the World Competition. As heard on ABC's Comedy Bites and Triples J's Good Az Friday. Writer for Channel 10's The Project.
After sold out shows, Michael Shafar brings Kosher Bacon to FRINGE WORLD, a show about contradictions like 'round squares', 'hot ice' or 'delicious tofu'.
★★★★½ The Australia Times
★★★★ Beat Magazine
★★★★ Funny Tonne
★★★★ The Australian Jewish News
"Mel Brooks would have been proud" Herald Sun
"The pace is tight with well-honed routines, knocking the punchlines out at a prodigious rate" Chortle UK
"A talented comedy writer - every punchline is utterly clever" The Australia Times
"Hilarious and endearingly awkward" ArtsHub
The Globe is one of the flagship venues forming THE PALACE SOCIETY. Bringing you the best of West Australian, Australian and International shows, THE PALACE SOCIETY is a stone's throw from the Perth Underground train station, Yagan Square and the FRINGE WORLD's Northbridge hubs. The Palace Society operates a mix of Perth's CBD spaces and offer a mix of vintage and modern, innovative Fringe-ready spaces. These venues include The Flour Factory, Belgian Beer Cafe, IBIS, Laneway Lounge and The Globe and will be home to some of the most exciting programming occurring as part of FRINGE WORLD 2018.
495-497 Wellington St, Perth CBD, 6000, WA
A hidden gem tucked in a laneway off Murray Street opposite Shafto Lane, The Laneway Lounge intends to enhance further the Perth bar and live music scene evolution. The lounge is, without a doubt, a beauty; elegant and refined, like pieces of New Orleans and old Paris transported to the heart of Perth.
414A Murray Street, Perth CBD, 6000, WA