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Woman Like Us

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World Class Comedy from two Aussie legends in the show that is smashing attendance records across the country!
 
Ellen Briggs and Mandy Nolan are two funny ladies. Straight-talking independent women who shoot straight from the lip and keep the stories coming, the kind of sparkly, charismatic women who, if you met at a dinner party you would be enthralled, chin in hands as they deliver one funny, entertaining tale after the other. Armed with a repertoire chock full of Mum jokes,
 
Mullumbimby hippy digs and witty, intelligent tales about waxing, trying on clothes and having to deal with snooty shop assistants, (and that’s just the tip of the iceberg) their humour is warm, sometimes politically incorrect and always entertaining. You want to laugh? Don’t miss this hilarious 2 woman show.
 
Doors Open 7pm Show 7:30pm
Tix: $35
The Builders Club Basement Bar

WomanGong Comedy – Anywhere Theatre Festival

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Following on from their sold out debut show celebrating International Women’s day, some of the funniest women in the Illawarra will split your side with stories, jokes, observations and musical comedy.
 
We are celebrating with 3 nights of the femme fatale funnies at the Anywhere Theatre Festival Thurs 24th, Fri 25, Sat 26th Aug from 6.30pm – 8.30pm each night to get your night starting with loads of laughter.
 
Find us in the middle of it all. Cafe De Rude, Arts Precinct. The space between the Art Gallery and the IPAC.
 
Certainly a show not to be Miss..ed, Mrs..ed, Ms..ed!

Gary Eck, + supports

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Gary Eck has compered and performed stand-up comedy for hundreds of leading companies around Australia and internationally. Gary is one of Australia’s most popular & versatile stand-up comedians whose sharp wit has been entertaining Australian and international audiences for nearly two decades. He is also an accomplished writer, actor and director.
 
Join Gary and the great lineup of support from Jamie Kirk, Liam McCann and Madeleine Stewart
 
“Totally original and clever…” – DAILY TELEGRAPH
 
Bring your mates, your date, your date’s mates.

Steve Whiteley + supports

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*An ace up his sleeve at every turn* The Courier Mail
 
Steven J Whiteley began performing in Adelaide in 1996. Since then he has toured everywhere in and around Australia and overseas. Nicknamed “The Bogan Prince of Australian Comedy”, he has performed with the likes of Stephen K Amos, Ed Byrne, Adam Hills, Steady Eddy and Jimeoin, to name just a few. He now performs extensively on cruise ships around the world, but likes to tour Australia when he’s back on home soil.
He has recently released his second DVD titled “You Can’t Say That” following the success of his 2012 release “and another thing”. His natural storytelling ability makes him a crowd favourite as he recounts personal experiences and observations of everyday life.
Quite simply, he’s not to be missed.
 
*His stories will leave you in stitches long after he’s finished telling them* The West Australian
 
MC – Gearard McGowan
Supports – Alex Jae + TBA

Adam Dean + Supports

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Adam Dean is a comedian like no other as he is also a magician and illusionist by trade.
 
All Adam’s comedy nights include a little something to trick and amaze the brain whilst delvering a bunch of one liners and anecdotes to make you laugh.
 
“Fantastic” – Larry Emdur, TV Presenter CH7
 
http://www.adamdean.com.au/
 
MC – TBA
Supports – Fletcher Lowe
 
Presale $15 / $20 door
8.30pm Show kickoff

Dave Jory + supports

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“Hilarious…delivered everything it promised and then some” Drum Media
 
Dave Jory is an Australian comedian who can generally be counted on to show up at least half an hour to an hour before the gig. Then once it’s over he tends to leave pretty quickly.
 
With a combination of hilarious material, intense eye contact and outrageous backstage demands, Dave Jory is the perfect solution to any humour based problem
 
He’s worked with lots of great comics over the years, including Weird Al Yankovic, Louis CK, Arj Barker and Paulie Shore. He appeared on Wil Anderson’s debut DVD and he went with the Australian Defence Force to the Solomon Islands and Afghanistan, to entertain the troops.
 
MC – Luke Joseph Ryan
Support – Paige Hally + Sam Kissajukian
 
Presale $15 / $20 Door
Doors 8pm / 8.30pm

Jacques Barrett + supports

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After nine years on the Australian club and festival circuit, Jacques has become a bona-fide headliner, known for his ability to adapt to the crowd and throw consistently sharp, relentless comedy blows. Jacques weaves character renditions into social commentary with strong performance skills and well written material, resulting in some poignant comedy. He leaves crowds thinking and laughing long after the curtains have closed.
 
Jacques has spent the last 18 months honing his stagecraft on the world stage with a tour stopping off in South East Asia, South Africa, Romania, Prague, Switzerland, Croatia, Estonia, Helsinki, Sweden and 12 months on the tough UK comedy circuit.
 
His CV extends to a skill-set covering several other mediums: 12 months on Austereo network’s flagship station 2Day FM, a full 13 episode season as a field reporter on Channel 9?s late night hit Ralph TV, appearances on the Footy Show and One HD sports, a regular columnist for men’s magazine Zoo Weekly and a natural affinity for stage acting and VoiceOver. His focus is standup but these skills are transferable. A star still on the rise, who is not to be missed!
 
MC – TBA
Supports – Di Barkas + Ciaran Lyons + Freddie McManus
 
$15 presale / $20 Door
Doors open 8 / Show 8.30pm

Chuckles for Charity

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Chuckles for Charity is not run by KidzWish but we’ve authorised Sam Maloney to raise funds on our behalf.

This event is a hilarious evening of fun and laughter in support of KidzWish featuring some of Wollongong and Sydney’s finest comedians including Sam Maloney (MC), Seamus McAlary (headline act), Jamal Abdul, Lachlin Brooks, Rob Andrews, Trojan, Thao, Dane Hiser and Lacey Ranger (preshow entertainment).

Chuckles for Charity is a licensed event and suitable for anyone looking for an unforgettable night out.

For further information please contact event organiser Sam Maloney at sammydj1992@gmail.com or call 0424 069 921. Alternatively if you wish to speak with someone from KidzWish email Beau Thatcher at beau@kidzwishfoundation.org.au or call 1300 260 990.

 

The Improverts

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Check out some of our local comics doing their improv thing.

This is the Improverts first full length show with all its members! Come and see us make up scenes on the spot using your amazing suggestions. We need you and all your friends to come out and laugh at us/with us, yell out silly things and laugh until you hurt!

June 2nd, show starts at 8:00pm

Tickets are $15 at the door on the night.

The Phoenix Theatre – Bridge St Coniston

Open Mic Comedy Night

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See new comics do new jokes. See old comics do new jokes.

See jokes due new jokes.

Great vibes. Good times.

Doors open 7pm for beer and pizza.

Show starts 8pm

Entry by donation.