*We regret to inform you that this show is no longer available for sale due to the cancellation of Melbourne International Comedy Festival. We will be in contact in the coming days to all existing ticket buyers with information on refunds. Thank you for your patience and understanding.*

If you lock two comics (not narcissists) in a room for an hour will they make the perfect piece of content? Or will the void open & thankfully swallow us all?

What happens when two sides of the same coin try to monetize that coin? If you stare long enough into the void & it stares back, is it now an audience for your work? (thanks for the follow void xx!!!) If a tree falls in the forest & there’s no one there to see it, did it even make content??? Honestly so sick of these trees trying to upstage me!! Does it even know what I’ve been through!?!

Obsessed with drafting and redrafting a single piece of content over an hour, two performers (not narcissists) invite you on a journey (not a hellscape) of fast-paced surreal comedy, quips, disintegration, technology and shameless grabs at relevancy.

Nemeses is the debut show of newly formed duo We Are Nemeses, featuring two of Australia's most exist-ing and moisturised comedians - Alistair Baldwin (Get Krack!n, The Weekly, Hard Quiz) and Vidya Rajan (ABC Comedy, Melbourne/Perth Fringe Award Winner, Malthouse Theatre's Writer In Residence).

Directed by Michelle Brasier (Aunty Donna, Shaun Micallef's Mad As Hell, Double Denim).

"Rattles with laughter...a haunting headf*ck"
— OutInPerth
"Masters of sketch"
— Time Out

Alistair Baldwin, Vidya Rajan


Michelle Brasier

Event & ticketing details


Shell Room

The Malthouse, 113 Sturt St, Southbank 3006

Get directions


Any train to Flinders Street, then a 12-minute stroll through Melbourne’s sparkling Arts Precinct.


The No. 1 South Melbourne tram goes right past our door. Get off at Stop 18. Any tram down St Kilda Road—jump off at Grant Street, Stop 17 and take a 3-minute walk.

Event notes


60 minutes (no interval)


Occasional coarse language, sudden loud noises, horror themes.

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