Join us in The STEAM Room 2023 for a night of Science Comedy featuring Doctor Karl, Kirsten Banks, plus an eclectic line-up of top scientists and comedians!
Our crack-team of scientists have been in comedy training over the past months to turn their research into stand-up sets. Explore the science behind Psychedelics, nuclear meltdowns, and forensic mishaps – nothing is off limits!
National Treasure Dr Karl is BACK again headlining the night with his own science comedy routine! And if that wasn’t exciting enough, The STEAM Room will also showcase stand up from TikTok sensation, astrophysicist Kirsten Banks, and science drag queen extraordinaire, Diva Attenbra!
This event is only made possible with the generous support from Big Questions Institute.


Scary Strangers, Praxical, & Century Entertainment present The STEAM Room at Malthouse as part of Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Comedy Festival at Malthouse is supported by our Season Partner, Scotchmans Hill.


Doctor Karl, Kirsten Banks, and more!

Event & ticketing details


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access is available. Please make a wheelchair booking here. For more information, please see our Access page.

Performance Times

TUE 18 APR & WED 19 APR / 8.15pm


FULL $35.00
GROUP (8+) $30.00

All online bookings incur a $4 booking fee per transaction.

Event notes


60 minutes (no interval)


Parental guidance recommended.


Contains coarse language and swearing.


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