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Erotic Fan Fiction

  • Erotic Fan Fiction
    27 July 2017
    8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Sydney’s FINEST (only) night of comedy and erotica is back at Giant Dwarf!

“The most shamefully filthy and gloriously hilarious storytelling night out there” – Concrete Playground

“To describe this event is to describe the cosmos” – Two Thousand



  • Queerstories: July 28
    28 July 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Queerstories: August 25
    25 August 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join some of Sydney’s best storytellers for an evening of our city’s queerstories; reflections on lives well lived and battles fought, pride, prejudice, love and humour. The LGBTQI community has been sharing stories for centuries, creating our own histories, disrupting and reinventing conventional ideas about narrative, family, love and community.


Sketch the Rhyme

  • Sketch the Rhyme
    29 July 2017
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sydney’s favourite freestyle rap & speed drawing game show, Sketch the Rhyme is back at Giant dwarf after their massive sold out return show in April.

The show will feature MCs Rapaport, P.Smurf, Ozi Batla (The Herd, Elefant Traks) Jannah Beth, Artists Claire Nakazawa, Sam Clouston, Mie Nakazawa, Duckman & Edgarr and live band Alon Ilsar, and Daniel Pliner.


The Double Disillusionists

  • The Double Disillusionists
    1 August 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Andrew P Street and Dom Knight plus a slew of brilliant guests for another instalment of the now-monthly political ​chat slash comedy show that’s ​​like Q&A ​without any attempt at balance or objectivity – but with swearing.

Photo credit Tony Mott

Tex Perkins In Conversation with Stuart Coupe

  • An Evening with Tex Perkins
    2 August 2017
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Tex Perkins embodies rock n’ roll. He has the swagger, presence and indomitable attitude that comes from three decades fronting some of Australia’s most intense and spirited bands; The Cruel Sea, Beasts of Bourbon, Thug, Dark Horses, Don, Tex & Charlie, The Ladyboyz and more.

Join Dymocks Sydney at the Giant Dwarf Theatre on August 2nd to hear Tex along with Stuart Coupe discuss Tex’s no-holds-barred, laugh-out-loud memoir. Written with brutal truth, raw power and feral humour, and lays bare an extraordinary life played out on the road, on the stage, and on the edge.



  • Dragon Friends - AUGUST 8
    8 August 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dragon Friends is a monthly comedy show & podcast where comedians play Dungeons & Dragons for the first time.

Guests to be announced!

Find out more and listen to the latest episodes at

Also, prizes from our friends at Good Games Australia!

Dragon Friends is sponsored by PAX Australia.


Nailed It! 1st Birthday Party

  • Nailed It! 1st Birthday Party
    10 August 2017
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Nailed It! is turning 1 and you’re invited!

Want the hottest takes, the most thought-provoking thinkpieces, and feelpinions so heartfelt that you have no choice but to please like and share to signal-boost?
Come along to Nailed It! and see Sydney’s best comedians, writers, journalists and other hot-takers SKEWER the issues of the day.
Is Garfield a Feminist? Are Earthquakes deeply problematic? How Can You Even? Find out at Nailed It!
You won’t believe what happens next…

HFAL comedy night poster 2017

Laugh Your Arts Off 2017

  • Laugh Your Arts Off 2017
    11 August 2017
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Hearts for Arts Law presents: Laugh Your Arts Off 2017

Laugh Your Arts Off is back bigger and better in 2017, featuring a variety of comedy acts who will take the stage to dazzle you with their wit, charm and funnies!

Join us in a night of rambunctious laughs, and support Arts Law while you’re at it! All ticket proceeds go to Arts Law so they can continue supporting the Australian creative community.

Bring your mates, dates, partners and co-workers down to the Giant Dwarf for some comedy gold.

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The Sydney Moth StorySLAM

  • The Moth StorySLAM - August
    15 August 2017
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

StorySLAM theme for July: BEAUTY 7pm Doors open / 7:30 Stories begin Media Sponsor: Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)   BEAUTY: Prepare a five-minute story about that which is skin and/or soul-deep. Works of art, works of nature, and works of parents with stunning genes. What lengths have you gone to to emulate your ideal aesthetic, (more…)