The Wheelhouse – Melbourne International Comedy Festival Show


Created and produced by stroke survivor, Ade Djajamihardja, for Australia’s disability-led production company, A2K Media. The Wheelhouse represents A2K Media’s primary mission to bring an authentic representation of disability and diversity to their stories, be they through screen, stage or the written form, which in this case is all three!

The Wheelhouse will be the first Melbourne International Comedy Festival show Ade has ever produced, co-written and starred in. As a recipient of the Theatre Network Australia 2020 Victorian Independent Producer’s Initiative, Ade brings his lived experience along with his well-honed comedy chops. Working with experienced comedy legends and emerging talent, this show celebrates the punchline while championing inclusion.

Online show date & time

Thursday 15 April 7:30pm – 8:30pm – DIGITAL SHOW, ONLINE ONLY

In-person show dates & times

Tuesday 13 April 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Wednesday 14 April 7:30pm – 8:30pm


Royal Brighton Yacht Club, 253 Esplanade, Brighton

Ticket bookings

About Ade Djajamihardja

Ade is an Asian Australian from a Muslim family. He is also a stroke survivor and a best-selling author. Ade contributes a rich and unique perspective on inclusive storytelling. And he’s well known for throwing in a good joke at every opportunity. With over 30 years’ experience in the screen industry, Ade is now proudly disabled and back in the game. He is out to change the screen industry for the better.
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