The stand-up comedian, better known as Bert ‘The Machine’ Kreischer, is coming back to Australia with a brand-new show that is set to have us in stitches.
Kreischer is already a household name to many on social media, with clips from numerous podcasts, shows and comedy specials having a habit of going viral.
This has been a lifelong journey for Kresicher. It was during his sixth year of college that he decided stand-up comedy might be his calling, being a way that he could continue his love for partying into adulthood.
Move forward to the present and now Kreischer is globally known for his stand-up and his hit podcast’s Bertcast and 2 Bears 1 Cave, with Tom Segura. Not to mention starring in his own Netflix series The Cabin with Bert Kresicher and hosting The Go Big Show on TBS.
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Kreischer has just wrapped up on a film that he wrote, produced and starred in alongside Mark Hamill titled The Machine. The movie comes from his own life experiences when he was mistaken for a Russian mafia boss when abroad on a college study group trip.
After telling the story, Kreischer posted it online. The next morning, he discovered that the clip had gone viral and at the time of writing this it has skyrocketed to 85-million views. Now, the film of the event is in post-production.
“I threw house parties every night [of the shoot for The Machine],” explained Kreischer. “I’d always extend an invitation to Mark thinking he probably won’t come… Showed up every time!”
“[Hamill] plays my father in this. We had a Zoom and I think he was on the fence. The first thing he said was the first thing my Dad said, he goes ‘why do you take your shirt off on stage?’”
Bert Kreischer will grace Australian stages in April next year for his ‘Tops Off World Tour.’
Tops Off World Tour 2023 – Australian Dates
Friday, April 21st 2023
John Cain Arena, Melbourne, VIC
Sunday, April 23rd 2023
Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, SA
Tuesday, 25th April 2023
Riverside Theatre, Perth, WA
Friday, 28th April 2023
Convention Centre, Brisbane, QLD
Saturday, 29th April 2023
Aware Super Theatre, Sydney, NSW