The FRESHest acts of the 2019 Fest


In addition to presenting the biggest international stars and local legends, Sydney Comedy Festival is a keen advocate and supporter of new Australian talent.

Through the FRESH program, the Festival offers new Australian talent financial assistance, marketing support and professional advice to allow them to present a successful show, gain valuable experience and grow their audience.

FRESH’s many success stories include the likes of Ronny Chieng, Matt Okine, Lou Sanz, Rhys Nicholson and Aaron Chen.

Our FRESH new acts for 2019 are a hilarious bunch. Be in the loop and catch the hottest new comedy talent. Best of all, FRESH tickets are only $15 – $20! 



Gerard McGowan - Only Getting Funnier16 & 17 May, Enmore Theatre

Steph Tisdell - Identity Steft16 -19 May, Enmore Theatre

Alex Ward - No Flirting9 – 11 May, Enmore Theatre 

Chris Ryan - Bogus18 & 19 May, Enmore Theatre

Lauren Bonner - Heartbreaker2 & 3 May, Enmore Theatre

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

Michael Shafar - 50/50 | 26 – 28 Apr, The Factory Theatre

Ibis - Your City, Our BinsFri 3 May, The Factory Theatre

Ange Lavoipierre - Final Form9, 11 & 12 May, The Factory Theatre

Billy D’Arcy - Background Lad4 & 5 May, Enmore Theatre

Blake Freeman - There’s Something There9 – 11 May, Enmore Theatre

Oliver Twist - I Am Hutu 16 & 17 May, Enmore Theatre

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