Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase


Presented by Sydney Comedy Festival.


The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour will be tearing up the freeways of Australia for the seventh year in a row to bring the creme de la creme of the 2019 Festival to Townsville!

Expertly curated and lovingly presented, the Showcase will feature some of the Festival's hottest acts live on stage for an incredible two hours of hard-hitting laughter.  Boasting a line-up of veteran favourites, international stars, and some of the freshest emerging talents, this jam-packed night of pure entertainment will leave you sore from belly laughs!

So call your pals and grab your tickets to the funniest night of entertainment you will see all year - don't miss out on a huge night of laughs!

"The comedians all knew what they had to do to get a laugh, and had the crowd in constant stitches... the talent on show definitely left the crowd wanting more..." - AU REVIEW

The showcase features a huge and hilarious line up including:

  • Ron Josol (CAN/PHL): Award winning and praise deserving performer of an international calibre
  • Chris Ryan: Unapologetically and ruthlessly clever, one of the Canberra’s funniest people
  • Jacques Barrett: Charismatic king of the Sydney comedy scene!
  • Katie Burch: Wickedly uncompromising; no-holds-barred Katie doesn’t shy away from sharing her feelings on day-to-day life including the challenges of being a mother and wife
  • Dusty Rich (ZA): Hailing from South Africa, this unconventional comic is spontaneous, full of energy, and an exhilarating experience