Becky Lucas (ABC, Comedy Channel) and Cameron James (ABC, Triple J) are two of the countries most exciting, up-and-coming comedic voices. For one night only they will share a stage and perform an hour of stand up at the same. damn. time.
Next event18/07/2017 7:00 PM
The best of Bondi Feast in one choc-full night.
Next event18/07/2017 7:00 PM
Through video installations, movement, poetry and music, four women discuss their relationship with the indentured labour practice, Blackbirding, and the displacement it's caused on their families and communities. Black Birds are back with a new creation exploring the history of their namesake.
Presented by Black Birds
with Kaiya Aboagye, Violet Aarti, Ayeesha Ash, Emelda Davis & Emele Ugavule.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this performance contains images and voices of people who have died
Next event18/07/2017 8:00 PM
Stu Bowden: The Beast
An enchanting one man show from a master storyteller about a creature that lives in a cave on the outskirts of town. Entwining songs from a ukulele and loop pedal, this uplifting tale will touch your heart and then tickle it (in a non-life-threatening way). ★★★★ "A story that'll work its way into your soul. Bowden commands a spellbound crowd. Quietly beautiful, a gift" - The List
Next event18/07/2017 8:15 PM
Half confessional storytelling, half gay man trying a little too hard to make people laugh, and another good fifty percent a serious contemplation on the struggle to find happiness, love and contentment in a cruel, cruel world. It's time to enter The Cabin.
By David McLaughlin
Producer & Tech Operator - Carolyn Mattick
Performer & Voice Coach - Jill Brown
Outside Eye & Production Support - Sabrina D'Angelo, Nick Mattick, Aanisa Vylet, Amanda Maple-Brown
Next event18/07/2017 8:30 PM
Stu Bowden: Wilting in Reverse
Wilting In Reverse is a strangely compelling story with live music, vigorous dancing, understandable words and a fair bit of profound (probably life changing) body movement.
★★★★★ "A courageous and lyrical hour of joy" Three Weeks
Next event19/07/2017 7:00 PM
Part theatre, part stand-up comedy, part grown man trying to turn himself into an adorable creature, Animorphed is a multi-award winning show by Simon Vaughan (Applespiel) about lost childhood joys.
Next event19/07/2017 7:15 PM
Story Club: Solo – Zoe Norton Lodge
Straight from the Sydney Opera House, Story Club: Solo features stories about Zoë’s Yia Yia who hates everybody, Phyllis the cleaner who finds vibrators and fixes dishwashers with holy water, Donna who can fly and Georgia who Zoë tried to kill.
Next event19/07/2017 7:30 PM
Reintroducing 2012 Cleo Bachelor of the Year: Luke Joseph Ryan
Coming in a hot 50 of the top 50 Bachelors in 2012, what has become of our hero? Has he let himself go? Yes, yes he has.
Next event19/07/2017 8:15 PM
Fancy Me Dead
A macabre comedy of operatic proportions. Witness two thrilling voices hurl accusations and threats at each other in a murder mystery laced with intrigue, poison, and sandwiches.
Blush Opera presents an operatic cabaret by Paul Smith
Conducted by Luke Spicer with Jermaine Chau, Taryn Srhoj and Sirius Chamber Ensemble
Next event20/07/2017 7:30 PM
Tessa Waters: WOMANz
A feisty physical comedy
WOMANz is a disco goddess sent from the stars to to bring you a night of love, joy and big hair. Shining the spotlight on ridiculous gender stereotypes and dancing them out of the door under a spinning disco ball. In this multi-ward winning comedy Tessa Waters combines dance, physical theatre, clown, and cheeky costumes in a life affirming celebration of the body, the booty and love. Come party with WOMANz as she dances you through her world of wobbly, femmy, sexy, lovey, arty, grindy good bits.
Next event20/07/2017 8:15 PM
A Quarter-Life Crisis in Twenty-Six Parts
Join 'one of the finest emerging comedians in the country' (Sydney Comedy Festival) for a hilariously poignant exploration of the turbulent times we live in. It's also about Jack's quarter-life crisis. But mainly it’s about the turbulent times we live in.
Next event20/07/2017 8:30 PM
For Love or Money
The four gals of a cappella group Ginger and Tonic are hoping to find success and make big bucks in this dog-eat-dog world! Specialising in original songs as well as impertinent parodies, female a cappella group Ginger and Tonic’s combination of superb voices create their unique, much lauded sound.
Presented by Ginger and Tonic
Featuring Laura Burzacott, Aubrey Flood, Rebecca Moore, Jane Patterson
Next event20/07/2017 9:00 PM
Small and Loud: a scratch night for live performance
Small and Loud is a scratch night for live performance. It is a space for artists to test their freshest ideas - new works in development that need an audience and some robust kindness.
Small and Loud Co-Facilitator - Georgia Symons, Liv Satchell
Small and Loud Artist - Charles O'Grady, Julia Rorke, Katie Pollock
Next event21/07/2017 6:30 PM
Jen Carnovale brings you Mess, a stand up show filled with stories, strange voices and perfectly rolled yoga mats.
“Keep an eye out for Carnovale” Herald Sun
“Impressive” ★★★★ Funny Tonne
Next event21/07/2017 7:15 PM
The Eternity of the World (Parts Missing)
Two siblings, and an unrelated audience stand in a gallery. The Eternity... is a black mass, a misremembering, and a disappearance act.. A ritual, a meditation and a metaphysical operation.
“Surreal and satirical… rips up all the rules.” THE AGE
Presented by MKA
Created by Doppelgangster + Unofficial Kerith Fan Club
Devised, Written & Performed by Kerith Manderson-Galvin & Tobias Manderson-Galvin
Dramaturgy by Dr Tom Payne
Sound Design by Jule Pascoe
Photography by Wilson Liew
Co-commissioned by Provocare and Chapel Steet Precinct. Doppelgangster are Associate Company of Aberystwyth Art Centre.
Next event21/07/2017 8:00 PM
Tessa Waters: Over Promises
Dance, clown, sketch and gurning combine in this ridiculous genre busting show that has notoriously ruined pants across the globe. Tessa is a Gaulier-trained dynamo and professional idiot, whose multi award-winning physical comedy WOMANz (2015 Edinburgh Fringe) broke records at Melbourne Fringe Festival in 2014 for being the first show ever to win three awards and went onto tour around Australia and the UK to widespread acclaim.
Next event21/07/2017 8:15 PM
Pussy Play Masterclass
Sexperts and Cousins Rural Ranga and Strawberry Siren bring you a playful show of storytelling and interactive genital techniques.
Wank Bank & Pussy Play Masterclass: The Most Fun Sex Education Class You’ll Ever Go To
Ever made a pussy out of plasticine or been in a hilarious circle jerk with carrots? Now is the time to experience this unique interactive show unlike anything else.
Next event21/07/2017 8:30 PM
Fresh and fierce, Confetti Gun perform their distinctive brand of rapid-fire improv, weaving audience suggestions into a never-before-seen tapestry sure to delight and disturb. The perfect cherry for your Friday night, topped off with a liberal sprinkling of je ne sais quoi (confetti. It's confetti).
Next event21/07/2017 9:45 PM
Wank Bank Masterclass
"Wank Bank & Pussy Play Masterclass: The Most Fun Sex Education Class You’ll Ever Go To
Rural Ranga’s Wank Bank is a sure conversation starter as seen on ABC’s ‘Luke Warm Sex’, ‘Gogglebox’ and Triple J’s ‘Hack’. Wank Bank is back in Sydney after sold out shows and 5 star reviews in Edinburgh and Adelaide."
Next event21/07/2017 9:45 PM
Next event22/07/2017 7:00 PM
Tessa Waters: Fully Sik
High octane sketches and improv stupidity smashtogether as multi-award-winning comedian Tessa Waters (Over Promises, WOMANz) takes her audienceon a joy-ride through her FullySik sense of humour.
Next event22/07/2017 8:15 PM
Jagged Little Singalong
It's the tribute show you never knew you needed: Alanis Morrisette's 90s classic, Jagged Little Pill, performed in its entirety for your nostalgic pleasure.
Join us for an evening of angsty shouty singalong, musical reinventions, one or two earnest covers and a whole lot of ironic (not actually ironic) goodness.
With Tom Dickins, Alison Avron and Lady Sings it Better
Next event22/07/2017 9:00 PM
Supreme Keys to the Easy Breezy Lactose-Freezy Evil Vegan Lucid Cheese Dream Sequence Evening, Please.
Who doesn’t love a Cheese & Wine Festival? No one! Welcome to the 4th solo [and 11th festival] show from acclaimed Beatboxing-Rapping-Singing-Character Comedian, and “scintillating surrealist performer” Jared Jekyll.
★★★★ Hugging Comedians
★★★★ Funny Tonne
“This comedy alchemist is the mad genius of mash-ups” The Music
Next event22/07/2017 9:45 PM
Exclusion Zone: A Walking Tour by Caleb Lewis
Join playwright and game designer Caleb Lewis on an hour-long journey into the back streets of Bondi, investigating hyper-anomalies, chrono-displacement fields, and other crypto-cartographic phenomena. To avoid raising alarm, the expedition will pose as a walking tour.
Next event25/07/2017 6:45 PM
Is the end really coming? Join Nikki Kennedy (Applespiel) in making the long-awaited apocalypse blockbuster about the climate-change related apocalypse. Choose your role.
Next event25/07/2017 7:00 PM
Interrupting a Crisis
The true story of learning to songwrite through anxiety. Funny, vulnerable, uplifting, and undeniably relatable; this is not the story of a crisis but an interruption of one.
Next event25/07/2017 7:00 PM
Sami Shah: The Islamic Republic of Australia
"What is Halal? A country bordering Shariahland, or a method of preparing food? Do the Five Pillars of Islam comply with modern building codes? Or are they simply a philosophy for living? And if Muslims first arrived in Australia as early as 1800, can they go back to where they came from? Guest interviewer Zoe Norton Lodge joins award-winning comedian and writer Sami Shah for a funny and informative exploration of Islam in Australia."
Next event25/07/2017 7:30 PM
The Last Pop Singer Alive is giving a secret concert, 10 Ballads of the Dead Future. Revolutionaries Only. Attend at your own risk as the bomb around his neck is live.
A one-man sci-fi cabaret about loss, myth-making and the fatal cage that is the live pop gig.Presentedby Lick Nuke Production
Performer Nick Delatovic
Next event25/07/2017 8:15 PM
Bluebeard; or, the Marriage Mistakes of a Nameless Bride
A contemporary exploration of a twisted fairy tale in a public toilet. A woman is lured into a decadent trap. But this young bride isn't like the others…
Next event25/07/2017 8:30 PM
They've Already Won
Champagne. BuzzFeed. The Apocalypse.
They’ve Already Won is a rigorous appraisal of our cultural moment performed by two idiots at risk of actually getting drunk on stage.
Created and performed by Harriet Gillies & Pierce Wilcox
Next event26/07/2017 8:30 PM
In the sad, dustiness of a church hall, four twenty-somethings attend their final meeting for a youth living with bipolar support group. It’s Christmas and there’s cake. What could go wrong?
Next event27/07/2017 6:30 PM
the ethics of paediatric haircut for long hair
A young doctor reappropriates her essay from medical school in a manner heavily influenced by internet content-generated culture. In doing so, she encourages the audience to question their stance on the ethics of cutting children's hair. With a choir.
Written and Directed by Antoinette Barbouttis and Isobel Yeap
Isobel Yeap as Doctor
Elysia Boyd as Hairdresser
Choir (to be cast)
Set Designer - Emma White
Costume Designer - Antoinette Barbouttis
Lighting Designer - Antoinette Barbouttis
Next event27/07/2017 7:00 PM
Clara Cupcakes: The Worst
In the summer 2001, Clara Cupcakes invented the worst video game - the unplayable tale of an octopus. She hurled it into a garbage dump to be forgotten. But nothing stays buried forever. Time to play.
Directed by Geraldine Quinn
Next event27/07/2017 8:15 PM
By My Brother's Gun
It’s the buddy-cop-blockbuster-theatre show you never knew you never wanted to see. Matt Prest and James Brown (Smalltown) perform a play they wrote in 2000 that, for various reasons, never made it to full presentation stage, about 2 friends caught up in a dangerous world of crime, gangs and corrupt cops.
Next event28/07/2017 7:00 PM
Ethan Andrews: the Youngest I am Ever Going to Be
Ethan Andrews grew up in a mining town with the highest ratio of men to women in Australia. He left because the author of a self-help book told him to.
Next event28/07/2017 7:15 PM
Impromptunes - The Completely Improvised Musical
The audience suggests a title… and a never-before-seen musical is presented for the first, last and only time!
It’s unrehearsed. It’s unpredictable. It’s Impromptunes.
‘Remarkable’ ★★★★ (Time Out)
Next event28/07/2017 7:30 PM
Demi Lardner: Look What You Made Me Do
Demi's show goes something like this: Gavin is 46 and is trapped in his basement. Is that a metaphor? You decide (it's not). Come see a 23-year-old act out her mid-life crisis under the guise of a shitty stepdad who builds luxury doghouses.
Next event28/07/2017 9:30 PM
Miss.Ogyny and the Kweens: Crime Kween Investigation
Presenting Australia’s first drag-inspired improv show. The costumes are sickening, the characters are fierce, and the rest is… well, made up. Feel the drama. Live the scandal. Snort the glitter.
Next event28/07/2017 9:45 PM
The Lost Lost Cabaret
A comedy cabaret like no other, this "bombastic doozy" (Arts Review) features some of Sydney’s best alternative comedy acts.
“It is something strange and wonderful and I want to go again.” (Pop-Culture-Y)
Next event29/07/2017 9:45 PM