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Jimmy Carr Coming To Sydney’s State Theatre

Global comedy superstar Jimmy Carr has announced that he will be returning to Sydney for a performance at the iconic State Theatre in February 2023. Carr's new show, entitled Terribly Funny, contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes […]

How Has Social Media Changed Comedy?

BY SAM WADE “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people”* Social media means that laughter can connect people across the globe. So I guess the world is getting smaller? I'm old enough to associate TikTok with Kesha (still a banger, yes I will die on that hill) and young enough to have grown up […]

REVIEW: Brodi Snook – Handful

With a languid delivery style, stand-up comedian Brodi Snook knows how to capture the audience in her show Handful, which traverses toxic relationships recounting really terrible boyfriends, until darker anecdotes emerge. Culled from an 11-month ordeal in which she deliberately sought to shrink herself whilst being harassed by an unwanted suitor, the result is a series […]

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 […]

Joe “Mr D” Dombrowski – Indoor Recess

Joe Dombrowski has a very unique perspective on the world, thanks to being both a full-time school teacher and stand-up comedian. Thanks to this unique view on life his new show Indoor Recess is bound to be engaging, inspiring and passionate. Indoor Recess poses the question to the audience, 'What's crazier than spending six hours a day EVERY […]

Jo Koy – Just Kidding

American comedian Jo Koy has broken records for most ticket sales at several venues, has won the prestigious Stand Up Comedian of the Year award at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal in 2018 and has his own Netflix special, Comin’ In Hot. Koy has appeared on over 140 episodes of Chelsea Lately […]

Emily Tressider – Is Not Your Ex

Fresh from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Emily Tresidder brings her new show Not Your Ex to the Sydney Comedy Festival this week at the Enmore Theatre. “The show sort of morphed out of a break up, but basically it's a funny and silly celebration of accepting who you are.” Tresidder said. Following sold out […]

Stepping up to the mic

By Shami Sivasubramanian Bondi boy Dan Ilic, best known from Radio National’s A Rational Fear, is set to feature in SBS2’s upcoming comedy show, Stand Up @ Bella Union. Having lived in Bondi for the past two years, Ilic’s latest venture will lead him southward, to Melbourne. Set in the historic Bella Union Trades Hall, […]