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Sydney Comedy Festival

Sydney Comedy Festival

If you love stand-up comedy or just like to laugh, come to the Sydney Comedy Festival to witness one of the largest comedy festivals in Australia.

Sydney has hosted the event since 2005 and it runs for 3 weeks each year – beginning at the end of April and running into May.

Sydney Comedy Festival 2021 Dates, Lineup, Tickets, Prices & Gala

This annual festival is one of the most and popular events on Sydney’s event calendar. Live shows are held at a number of comedy clubs, pubs and bars throughout the CBD, with some shows also held in the suburbs just outside the city. The iconic Sydney Opera House operates as a major venue for the festival with many headliners selling out shows here year after year.

The Sydney Comedy Festival hosts hundreds of shows throughout its run, with the list growing each year. The Comedy Festival includes award-winning performances by famous comedians, debates, comedy performances and an opening night comedy gala.

In previous years, there have been a number of headliners and seasoned regulars including Stephen K Amos, Akmal, Wil Anderson, Rich Hall, David O’Doherty, Arj Barker, Ross Noble, Paul Foot, Tom Green, Celia Pacquola, Hannah Gadsby, Joel Creasey, Judith Lucy, Matt Okine, Tom Gleeson, Peter Helliar, Sarah Kendall, Dave Thornton, Dave Hughes, Carl Barron, Charlie Pickering, Fiona O’Loughlin, Felicity Ward and Lawrence Mooney – just to name a few.

The Sydney Comedy Festival Gala is typically held in April at the Sydney Opera House. The Comedy Festival kicks off after that and runs through April and part of May.

So if you love live comedy, come and experience this exciting event with the many thousands of others who flock to comedy shows all over Sydney.

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