• DeAnne Smith
  • DeAnne Smith


DeAnne Smith


Presented by Live Nation

Fresh from taping their acclaimed 2019 Netflix special Gentleman Elf, Australia’s favourite Canadian-American returns with a breakthrough hour.

As seen on Melbourne International Comedy Gala, The Great Debate, The Weekly and in the viral video Straight Men, Step Your Game Up, which has been viewed over 35 million times.



Ferociously funny…near perfection.

★★★★ Time Out Melbourne

Unique and utterly disarming.

★★★★ The Music

It can be difficult to categorize DeAnne Smith's approach to stand up.

★★★★ The Brag

More Info

DeAnne Smith has performed all over the world, including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Iceland Comedy Festival and Just for Laughs Montreal and Chicago to name a few.

She’s also been on TV in four countries, including on Last Comic Standing NBC, The Late Late Show on CBS, Canada’s The Comedy Network and CBC, Australia’s Channel 10 and ABC, and UK’s Sky TV.

The Montreal Gazette says DeAnne is “fresh, cutting…one of the finest wits in the country.”

The UK’s Telegraph calls her “Smart. Very funny. Effortless charm lets her get away with murder.”

She’s never actually murdered anyone.

It’s hard to know what to put in a bio, guys.

DeAnne also really likes toast and has a hard time maintaining talking about myself in the third person.


About the Venue

Common Questions

How do I get to Brisbane Powerhouse?
See our Getting Here page.

Is parking available?
There is limited free-of-charge, all-day, on-site car parking at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you are travelling by car, please arrive early to secure a park. Additional free parking is available in New Farm Park accessible via our link road, which is opened after 5pm on performance days.

What time should I arrive?
It's best to arrive at least 30-40 minutes before the show start time to find a car park, pick up your tickets at box office and make your way to the venue. The doors of the venue will open approximately 10-15 minutes prior to show time.

Where do I pick up my tickets?
Tickets will be available for pick up from Box Office 60 minutes prior to show time.

Is there food and drink available

Brisbane Powerhouse has two on-site restaurants. More information can be found on our Eat + Drink page.

See more common questions and learn everything you need to know about your visit to Brisbane Powerhouse on our FAQ page.

Get the most out of your visit

See an exhibition
See the world for free with awe-inspiring visual art from just about everywhere. Make sure you don’t miss anything – explore all of the foyers on the main and bottom floors. See what's on.

Explore New Farm Park
Brisbane Powerhouse is located next to the beautiful New Farm Park, one of Brisbane’s most popular and much loved recreational facilities. Pack a picnic, smell the roses in the garden, play a game of tennis, let the kids loose in the playground, enjoy a coffee, or just sit back and take in the sunshine.

Brisbane Powerhouse recommends The JohnsonTryp Hotel, and The Fantauzzo.