Comedy

Akmal throws political correctness out the window

With today’s political climate it’s not easy to make light of controversial topics like religion and terrorism. But Akmal Saleh does just that in...

Serial funsters back at The Joan

It’s that time of year again folks. The hilarious satirical minds of Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott – aka The Wharf Revue...

Tales from behind the mic

Have you heard the one about Possum Man? Eric the Breastfeeder? The Guinea Pig Chef? These are just a handful of the hilariously bizarre tales...

Share a laugh with Dave

Dave ‘Hughesy’ Hughes made a name for himself by joking about being a single 20-something university dropout living on the dole. These days the father...

Comedy duo keeping it fresh

Since meeting at Western Sydney University in the late 80s, David Collins and Shane Dundas have mimed and mimicked their way into Australia’s physical...

Silly laughs on offer this winter

Yulefest in the Blue Mountains brings with it many traditions. One such tradition involves three men, a stage and a whole lot of laughs. ‘The Goon...

Still making us laugh

There may be plenty of opinionated voices on the comedy scene, but lovable Irish funny man Jimeoin isn’t one of them. “I don’t really have...

Silencing the Rudeness

When Rodney Rude tells you his plan for retirement is to buy a donkey that he can use to get to the shops, it’s...

Kieran’s looking for laughs

Werrington Downs resident and comedian, Kieran Daughton, will be taking to the stage in this year's Sydney Fringe Comedy program. Having been a comedian for...

Clean comedy in Werrington

They say laughter is the best medicine, and few comedians would understand that better than Hannah Boland. Having had her fair share of tragedies, including...

Magic comes to The Joan

Get your scuba gear ready because it’s time to take a trip to the depths of the sea. The highly acclaimed one man show ‘The...

Kitty Flanagan is seriously funny

You’d be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t love having a good old fashioned rant about the things that piss them off. Check the...

Dave bares his tech soul

With a gift for character creation and story telling, David Strassman could have chosen any art form through which to channel his skills. But ventriloquism...

Jye brings new show to the stage

After the success of his original musical, ‘The Things I Could Never Tell Steven’, which premiered in Newtown in December, local composer Jye Bryant...

More than just comedy

While most people know Arj Barker as the American/honorary Australian comedian, there’s another passion in his life besides stand up. “The thing I probably derive...

A legend of stage and screen

After enjoying Denise Drysdale’s bubbly and confident personality on screen, stage and radio for decades now you would assume that she is pretty comfortable...

So, this lawyer walks into a bar…

Most comedians you speak to have childhood memories of the first moment they realised they wanted to get into comedy. It might have been...

Nobody is safe from The Wharf Revue team

There are certain productions that are so popular they pop up on The Joan calendar every single year. ‘The Wharf Revue’ is one of...

Share a laugh with Akmal

Not many people can say they’ve experienced 500 horny women throwing plastic cups at them, but comedian Akmal Saleh admits that angry audiences are...

Come and say G’day

Interviewing Paul Hogan is sort of like having a chat to a stranger at the local pub. There’s no ego, no drama and no...

Classic story on stage

The 80’s flick ‘The Blues Brothers’ has become a cult classic and now audiences will have a chance to see Jake and Elwood brought...