Bring on the laughs: Where to catch comedy’s finest this week in Sydney

Make the most of this comedy season and catch these funny as all hell comedians before they leave town.

Get ready to dive into a world of laughter as Just For Laughs Sydney brings you a stellar lineup of comedic geniuses.

Here’s your last minute ‘ guide to the unmissable acts that will have you in stitches and make this comedy festival an unforgettable experience.

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Ready for a wild ride into the fringe? Stamptown, hosted by the bad boy of clowning, Zach Zucker, is your ticket to a raunchy and chaotic late-night variety show.

From Netflix Is A Joke to the O2 Arena and Off-Broadway in New York City, Stamptown has left its mark, and now it’s taking over Sydney.

The lineup is pure gold, featuring Zach Zucker as your mischievous MC, alongside Cat Cohen, Tom Walker, Demi Lardner, Michelle Brasier, Guy Montgomery, Betty Grumble, and more.

This is where comedy legends like David Cross and Reggie Watts have left their mark. Join the fray and don’t miss this hilariously chaotic journey through the fringe!

Dates Fri 17 Nov

Time 9:45pm

Venue The Grand Electric

Bassem Youssef

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Prepare for a night of wit and insight as Bassem Youssef, the “Jon Stewart of the Arab World,” takes the stage.

The former doctor turned highly acclaimed Egyptian comedian transformed online comedy into a TV sensation with his groundbreaking show AlBernameg.

Bassem fearlessly dissects current events with razor-sharp wit, offering a unique comedic perspective that has reshaped the comedy landscape regionally and beyond.


Tue 14, Wed 15 Nov – 7pm & 9.30pm

Enmore Theatre

Fri 17 Nov – 9.30pm
Sydney Opera House

All Star Gala

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Get ready for a night of laughter, charm, and unapologetic humor, all hosted by the powerhouse herself, Urzila Carlson.

Joining the stage are comedy stars Dara O Briain, Dilruk Jayasinha, Nina Conti, Tommy Little, Joanne McNally, and Russell Kane.

This Gala is an exclusive Sydney-only show, happening for just one night! Tickets are in high demand, so don’t wait—grab yours before they vanish into thin air.

It’s an evening you won’t want to miss, filled with uproarious comedy and the unique charisma of Urzila Carlson. Act fast, and secure your spot for a night of unforgettable laughs!

Dates Fri 17  Nov

Time 7:00pm

Venue Sydney Opera House

Becky Robinson

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Hailing from Portland, Oregon, this LA-based comedian, writer, actor, and voice-over star is making waves as one of the youngest headliners on the circuit.

With a repertoire of characters showcased on Hulu, MTV, ABC, and Kevin Hart’s sketch series, Becky’s comedic journey is nothing short of extraordinary. From being named a JFL Montreal New Face of Comedy to rocking the stage on MTV’s Wild ‘N Out, she’s a force to be reckoned with.

Don’t miss the most action-packed, one-woman show in existence, filled with divots and moments that’ll have you giggling non-stop.

Dates Sun 19 Nov

Time 7:00pm

Venue Factory theatre

Just For Laughs Australia: Live at the Sydney Opera House

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Get ready for a comedy extravaganza that feels like home! Just For Laughs Australia: Live is back at the iconic Studio at the Sydney Opera House, hosted by the incredibly funny and brilliant Melanie Bracewell.

Brace yourself for top-rated shows featuring 30+ international and local comedy stars across six shows in three days.

These live shows are your ticket to potential TV fame, as they’ll be broadcast on Network 10 later in the year. Surprise appearances, a star-studded lineup including Geraldine Hickey, Jimeoin, Urzila Carlson, Dara O Briain, Tom Cardy, and more – this is your chance to witness the making of one of Network 10’s top-rating comedy shows.

Dates Thur 16 – Sat 18 Nov

Time 7:15pm & 9:30pm

Venue Sydney Opera House