Sydney Comedy Festival

Sydney Comedy Festival

Hilarity, a touch of controversy and the poignant take on modern life, the Sydney Comedy Festival has begun.

The annual Sydney Comedy Festival is now on until May 21, bringing the world’s best comedians to some of the hottest and most iconic venues in the city.

Depending on your funny bone, there are plenty of performances and types of comedy to tickle every rib.

For fans of bleak observational humour delivered in the driest drawl, there’s comedy stalwart Dave Hughes who’s new show Deluded will show at The Concourse on May 19 and the Enmore Theatre on the following night, May 20.

Or if its more of a force of nature comedy delivered with an irrepressible enthusiasm – the brilliant Nikki Britton will be performing her show Romanticide at the Factory Theatre until May 7.

Then, of course, there’s Joel Creasey, Arj Barker, Kate Coats… and we could go on or you could also just head to the website and see who’s hitting the stage.

Since the Comedy Festival first began in 2005, it has fosters some of the biggest names in local talent including Ronnie Chieng and Matt Okine.

Who knows – the small time act you see this month could be the next hottest thing in entertainment. And we all know how good it feels to say “I liked them before they were famous”.

The Sydney Comedy Festival is now taking place across Sydney until May 21. For a full list of acts and ticketing, head to the official website.


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