Sydney Comedy Festival 2015 Program Announced

    The 11th Annual Sydney Comedy Festival has unleashed its 2015 program, revealing the biggest year yet for the event with more spectacular and diverse shows than ever before!

    Bursting at the seams, the 2015 program provides something for every comedy lover with over 180 hilarious shows including stand-up, musical, sketch, improv, gala events, children’s shows, showcases and much more.

    Back by popular demand this year will be a plethora of international comic superstars including Jim Jefferies, Ross Noble (UK), Stephen K Amos (UK), Noel Fielding (UK), The Topp Twins (NZ), Wil Sylvince (USA), Cal Wilson (NZ), Paul Foot (UK), Jimeoin (UK), Deanne Smith (CAN), Daniel Sloss (UK), Jeff Green (UK), Tony Woods (US), Josie Long (UK), Daniel Kitson (UK), Craig Hill (UK) and Angelo Tsarouchas (CAN). In 2015 there will be no shortage of international performers making their debut at the Festival including: Greg Behrendt (US), Jen Kirkman (US), Adrienne Truscott (US), Dave Anthony (US), Mike Wilmont (CAN), Luisa Omielan’s What Woud Beyonce Do? (UK), Ari Shaffir (US), One Man Breaking Bad (US) and Harith Iskander (MLY).

    With tickets already in demand, local comedy legends that should not be missed include: Akmal, Effie, Ronny Chieng, Em Rusciano, Joel Creasey, Tom Gleeson, Fiona O’Loughlin, Lawrence Leung, Alex Williamson, Sam Simmons, Dave Thornton, Sammy J & Randy, Neel Kolhatkar, Frenchy, Lawrence Mooney, Steen Raskopoulos, Tom Ballard, Tahir, Tommy Little, Superwog, Susie Youssef, Michael Workman, Matt Okine, Rhys Nicholson, Nick Cody and Nazeem Hussain.

    Bringing the laughs in more unexpected ways will be a number of unconventionally side-splitting shows including Denis Carnahan’s Rugby League The Musical, The Comedy Spelling Bee, The Naked Magicians, Erotic Fan Fiction, Theatresports World Cup and more.

    Adding further excitement, the eagerly anticipated staged show, Thrilling Adventure Hour (USA), will be set in the style of old-time radio performed live with a line-up of special Hollywood guests; while the Festival’s annual Secret Show, where the location and line-up are kept under-wraps, will return for 2015 in a fabulous and unexpected new location.

    To view the 2015 program, visit: www.sydneycomedyfest.com.au.

    WHAT: The 11th Annual Sydney Comedy Festival
    WHEN: 20th April to 17th May 2015
    TICKETS: Visit www.sydneycomedyfest.com.au. or call the Sydney Comedy Festival
    Box Office: 02 9020 6966