The Festivals biggest stars are coming to the Enmore Theatre!






Over 65 Shows at Newtown’s Home of Comedy 

Newtown’s beloved Enmore Theatre is set to host the biggest stars at this year’s Festival, kicking things off in spectacular style with the Sydney Comedy Festival Gala on 23 April followed by a who’s who of the international comedy circuit.  

The Enmore is also a great place to check out the FRESHest new talent in Australia for under $20 including Alex Ward, Billy D’Arcy, Blake Freeman, Chris Ryan, Gerard McGowan, Lauren Bonner, Lizzy Hoo, Oliver Twist and Steph Tisdell.  

If you’re struggling to decide on who to go see we have done all the hard work for you and made a list of all the hot acts and fresh new faces you can see at The Enmore Theatre for this year’s Comedy Festival. 


What’s Hot At The Enmore

Sydney Comedy Festival Gala, Tues 23 Apr 

Daniel Sloss (SCO) – X, Sat 27 Apr

Fiona O’Loughlin – Addresses The Nation, Sat 18 May

Ross Noble – Humournoid, 9 – 10 May

Dave Hughes – Hairy, Fri 17 May

Fern Brady (UK) – Power and Chaos, 26 – 28 Apr

David O’Doherty (IRE) – Ultrasound, Sun 28 Apr

Joel Creasey – Drink. Slay. Repeat, 4 – 5 May

Arj Barker (USA) – We Need To Talk, 2 -3 May

Tommy Little – Self-Diagnosed Genius, Fri 17 May 

Jimeoin – Result!, Sat 11 May 

Rhys Nicholson – Nice People, nice things, Nice Situations, Sat 11 May

Phil Wang (UK/MYS) – Philly Philly Wang Wang, 26 – 28 Apr

Nazeem Hussain – Basic idiot, Sat 18 May 

Akmal – Open For Renovations, Fri 3 May 

Stephen K Amos (UK) – The Story So Far, Sat 4 May 

Neel Kolhatkar – Live, Fri 26 Apr

Lauren Pattison (UK) – Peachy, 16 – 19 May



The FRESHest Acts of 2019 at The Enmore Theatre 

We’ve hand-picked the best Australian comics making their Sydney Comedy Festival debut. With all tickets under $20, catch the future stars of comedy before they crack the big-time! 

 Alex Ward – No Flirting, 9 – 11 May 

Ange Lavoipierre – Final form, 9 – 12 May

Billy D’Arcy – Background Lad, 4 – 5 May

Blake Freeman – There’s Something There, 9 – 11 May 

Chris Ryan – Bogus, 18 – 19 May

Gerard McGowan – Only getting Funnier, 16 – 17 May 

Ibis – Your City, Our Bins, Fri 3 May  

Lauren Bonner – Heartbreaker, 2 – 3 May

Lizzy Hoo – Hoo Am I? (What’s My Name), 9 – 11 May 

Michael Shafar – 50/50 – 26 – 28 Apr

Oiliver Twist – HUTU, 16 – 17 May

Steph Tisdell – Identity Steft, 16 – 19 May 


A Night Of Laughter For Womens Rights!

ActionAid Australia and the Sydney Comedy Festival are bringing together a line-up of Australia’s funniest women - yes, all women! - to raise funds and support ActionAid’s work on women’s rights around the world.

Check out Frocking Hilarious on Thursday 16 May at the Enmore theatre!


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