Category: comedy

Much Ado About Nothing Review

We were curious as to why Bell Shakespeare Director James Evans chose to open his new production of the comedy Much Ado About Nothing with the climax scene – a blissful double wedding with “all’s well that ends well”. Not until…

Imogen Kelly - Herstory

Herstory: Burlesque at Factory Theatre

Australia’s uncrowned ‘Queen of Burlesque’, Imogen Kelly, brought her hit sexual satire, Herstory – Leading Ladies, to the Factory Theatre for two nights only on June 14th and 15th. Billed as a ‘romp with pomp through some of history’s most…

Sydney Comedy Festival: End Of Festival Gala 2019

The Sydney Comedy Festival came to a close at the iconic Town Hall with a stellar lineup of some of the funniest acts of 2019 including Australian legends, international guests and up-and-comers setting the stage for an even bigger festival…

The Phone Hacks

Sydney Comedy Festival: The Phone Hacks Live Podcast

There aren’t many situations where you’re simultaneously glad something’s not happening to you and yet you can’t look away. But The Phone Hacks podcast isn’t like most things. Nick Capper and Mike Goldstein’s show is undeniably brutal. It’s all about…

Sydney Comedy Festival: Dave Hughes at The Enmore Theatre

Comedian, Dave Hughes presents an interesting conundrum wrapped up in a larrikin drawl. He’s so famous we know him simply as “Hughesy.” This comic is also our favourite agony uncle with his own TV show, “Hughesy We Have a Problem.”…

Reece Boyall - Unexpected Times of Learning

Sydney Comedy Festival – Reece Boyall

Reece Boyall’s sold out first performance of Unexpected Times of Learning at this year’s Sydney Comedy Festival, has to be one of my favourites by a newcomer. He may be new to the Sydney comedy scene but his stage presence, quality timing and…

Sydney Comedy Festival; Ross Noble, Humournoid

Stand-up comics take heed, if you want your audience to show up on time, take a step out of Ross Noble’s book. Fans of his know that latecomers to the show risk being picked on and having the whole show centered around…

Sydney Comedy Festival 2019: The Game is Afoot

In my experience, improv can go really well or, not so well. And so when, on a whim, I decided to go and see The Game is Afoot! An Improvised Sherlock Holmes Mystery, I tried to keep my expectations in…