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Story Club Workshop


  • Story Club Workshop - NOVEMBER
    18 November 2017 - 20 November 2017
    10:00 am - 10:00 pm

We are offering a dozen lucky wordsmiths the chance to work with the creative family at Story Club in our all new STORY CLUB WORKSHOP program; a hands-on creative development weekend aimed at inspiring budding storytellers into whipping their work into shape.

The STORY CLUB WORKSHOP offers participants a crash course in storytelling with brainstorming sessions, guest tutors, script editing, comedy tips, one-on-one performance direction and the occasional scotch finger biscuit.

The workshop takes place over a three day period in total and culminates in a Story Club style performance evening where participants will share their work with a live audience at the iconic Giant Dwarf theatre.

Three Dances with John Tilt Animus


  • Three Dances with John Tilt Animus
    19 November 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Token Events & Yack present   A brand new play by Justin Hamilton, also starring Fran Middleton and Ben Elwood. A half remembered man attempts to write himself back into existence. A talk show host interviews a comedian at three different points in her career. A lonely voice yells into the void and wonders why the (more…)

Sam Simmons: A-K


  • Sam Simmons: A-K / Sun Nov 19
    19 November 2017
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Token Events & Yack present   Winner Best Show 2015 Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Winner Barry Award 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Winner Best Comedy Performer 2014 Helpmann Awards.   Forty-year-old dickhead sits on stage and reads the phone book. G Jones 08 323 7261 I wonder what he’s up to these days.   Don’t (more…)

Story Club Showcase


  • Story Club Showcase
    20 November 2017
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an intimate evening of new tales from this month’s STORY CLUB WORKSHOP participants!

The Sydney Moth StorySLAM


  • The Moth StorySLAM - NOVEMBER
    21 November 2017
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • The Moth StorySLAM - DECEMBER
    19 December 2017
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

StorySLAM theme for November: CONTROL 7pm Doors open / 7:30 Stories begin Media Sponsor: Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It’s all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A (more…)

The Chaser and Shovel Annual’s War on 2017


  • War on 2017
    22 November 2017
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Hoping to forget that 2017 ever existed? Settled on the disturbing realisation that scrubbing an entire year from your consciousness is scientifically impossible? Decided that you might as well laugh about it instead?

Then this event is for you. The Shovel’s James Schloeffel combines forces with The Chaser’s Charles Firth as they bring you some their best – and all of their worst – headlines from the year.

Giant Comedy


  • Giant Comedy - November
    24 November 2017
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Giant Dwarf’s Monthly Stand-Up Night

KILLER MCs. HUGE HEADLINERS. SICK FEATURES.

Sydney needs more comedy(?!) and Giant Dwarf wants to give it to you! Giant Comedy is a brand new monthly stand-up night bringing you lols from the best in the business. A classic format with a great MC, two feature acts and a killer headline act. So come grab a drink and prepare yourself for a sick night of laughs.

“Psyche!” Mentalist Show & “Mind Games” Comedy Hypnosis Show


  • Mind Games: Encore
    25 November 2017
    9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Psyche: Encore
    25 November 2017
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

After an amazing response from his fringe shows, Phoenix is back for an encore performance of both “Psyche!”, the mind-blowing mentalist show, and “Mind Games”, the hilarious comedy stage hypnosis show for ONE NIGHT ONLY.

Come and see what all the hype is about as Australia’s leading psychological entertainer leaves another audience stunned before he heads off to the USA as part of a line-up consisting of rock stars and movie stars as part of a major event!

Legend of Zelda: Pub Crawl


  • Legend of Zelda: Pub Crawl
    1 December 2017
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Presented by Big Head Mode   Join Big Head Mode as they drink their way across the land of Hyrule. Set in the beautiful world of ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’, Ben O’Brien (Big Head Mode) and Carlo Ritchie (The Bear Pack) will journey from tavern to tavern, in real time, stopping (more…)

DASHAK


  • Dashak
    2 December 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A Night of Queer Bollywood Bonanza

Dashak is a night of queer Bollywood bonanza – think comic drag appearances, sweeping dance shows, colourful skits and live performances…

A celebration of 10 years of Trikone Australasia, Dashak is a sea of saris and sequins, bindis and bangles, on stage and beyond.

Trikone Australasia is a non-profit volunteer-led social support group for Australia-based GLBTIQ folks of South-Asian descent. Dashak is a fund-raiser for Trikone’s upcoming queer-focussed endeavours.