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The Comedy Show at Sydney Town Hall

The annual Comedy Show at Sydney Town Hall will be held on Tuesday 13 April 2021.

Tickets are free but limited. They will go on sale in early 2021.

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2021 NSW Seniors Festival Comedians

Peter Berner

  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala
  • Host of the BackBerner and The Einstein Factor on ABC TV
  • The Peter Berner Experiment on Triple M
  • As seen on Good News Week, Rove, The Footy Show

"Exactly what stand up should be"

"Hysterically funny" - Chortle

Chris Ryan

  • Sydney and Canberra Comedy Festivals
  • Best Newcomer at the Sydney Comedy Festival in 2019
  • ABC Radio National's 'Drive Quiz' & 'Thank God It's Friday with Richard Glover'

"Absolutely brilliant, working collective crowd touch points and making the fine line of discomfort and hilarity bleed into one with total master" - Grapes of Mirth, Orange (2020)

Andrew Barnett

  • Sydney and Perth Comedy Festivals
  • Performer and writer for 'Sunday Nights with Matty Johns', 'The Professor's Late Hit' & 'The Night Watchmen' - Fox Sports
  • Winner - ANZ Blue Rooms Comedy Prize 2016
  • NSW RAW Comedy Finalist

"Warm, personable and hilarious" - Akmal Saleh

Tommy Dean (U.S.A)

  • Sydney and Melbourne International Comedy Festival
  • Forever guest on 'Thanks God It's Friday' - ABC Radio
  • Spicks and Specks, Good News Week, Rove Live

"Weird, wild and wonderful" - Richard Glover

"A consummate master of timing" - Australian Stage

David Smiedt

  • Sydney and Melbourne International Comedy Festivals
  • Opening act Joan Rivers and Martin Short
  • 'The Today Show', 'Stand Up Australia'
  • Acclaimed author and Editor of GQ Magazine

"A living, breathing joke machine" - Adam Hills

Alice Fraser

  • Edinburgh, Sydney and Melbourne International Comedy Festivals
  • Amazon Originals, BBC
  • #1 Best Australian Podcast for 2018
  • Writer for 'The Project' and 'A Rational Fear'
  • ABC 2's 'Comedy Next Gen'

"A world-class entertainer" - The Music

"Five stars" - Edinburgh Guide


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Last updated: 25 Feb 2021