Comedy

The Kweens Of Comedy

Comedian and community leader AJ Lamarque has launched The Kweens Of Comedy show, boasting a line-up of Sydney’s best rising comedians and giving a platform to talented performers who have been out of work due to COVID-19. The three-part season includes new sketches, stories, and skits with over 20 local comedians, writers, and creatives including […]

Giant Dwarf Reopens

Amidst the COVID-19 lockdown our arts institutions were some of the hardest hit. Perhaps none more so than Giant Dwarf Theatre, who were about to reopen in their new venue when the lockdowns came into effect. Now after four long months the venue is finally able to welcome patrons in to enjoy shows. Since the […]

Live At Club Dunni

Aussie meme-lords Brown Cardigan and cinnamon whisky icon Fireball Whisky has teamed up once again to bring Australia a new virtual comedic show to your home. In a time when a drink at home can be worn as a badge of honour, Aussie jokester Dunni will be kick-starting your weekends from his Newcastle home with […]

Frenchy – Turn It Up

'Turn it up' is an expression which, like many Australian expressions, can come with multiple meanings depending on the various inflections placed on the phrase. At times it can mean partying hard and going all out, whereas at other times it can be an expressions of derision and disbelief. When the immortal phrase was first […]

Sam Wade – Living Through A Shutdown, A Comedian’s Perspective

I’m pretty sure 2020 did some shady shit back in the 80s because I have never seen something get so thoroughly and completely cancelled. We live in a time where most everything is shutdown, every job is essential and also completely expendable, where catching up with your mates is now a health hazard (unless you […]

Sydney Comedy Festival Cancelled

Sydney's comedy scene was dealt another severe blow late yesterday, March 18, when the Sydney Comedy Festival announced their cancellation for 2020. Originally set to take place between April 20 and May 17 the annual festival was a major highlight on the city's comedy calendar. The 2020 iteration was set to welcome comedians such as, […]

Spice Night

Presented as part of Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival, Riverside Theatres in Parramatta will host Spice Night, an evening of stand-up comedy direct from four of Asia’s only out and proud comedians. Spice Night producer Toby Sullivan speaks of the political and social importance of a unique show like this one, saying, “It […]

Comedy Kiki 2020

Last year's inaugural Comedy Kiki festival was so successful that Darlinghurst Theatre Company has decided to bring back its festival of funnies for 2020. A festival of comedic shows will see a lineup of the most hilarious Australian queer comedians including; Zoe Coombs Marr, Geraldine Hickey and Nath Valvo. Each artist will be performing on different nights […]

The Usual Dagos

Coming together to share the stage in Sydney this February for one show only, a star-studded line-up of A-list comedians will feature in an exclusive stand-up event, The Usual Dagos. Comedians including Joe Avati, George Kapiniaris and TV star Tahir will welcome new members of the Dagos family to the stage; James Liotta, Piero Viavattene, and […]

Tim & Eric – Mandatory Attendance World Tour

American comedy duo Tim and Eric will return to Australia this year with their newest show, the Mandatory Attendance World Tour. The duo is comprised of comedians and artists Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, founders of the Adult Swim television series Tom Goes To The Mayor; Tim And Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!; Check It […]