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The Double Disillusionists


  • The Double Disillusionists
    7 November 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:30 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.

Festival of Genuinely Dangerous Ideas


  • Festival of Genuinely Dangerous Ideas
    7 November 2017
    9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Giant Dwarf & Yack presents   For years, Sydney Opera House hosted a Festival of Dangerous Ideas, a weekend-long talkfest where the usual smug types listened to speakers as dangerous as Germaine Greer, Christopher Hitchens and the guy who wrote Stuff White People Like.   But last year, booking Andrew Bolt shattered the Bennelong Point (more…)

Comedyish


  • Comedyish
    8 November 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Rhys Nicholson and Kyran Wheatley & Yack presents   Comedyish is back! Sydney’s favourite* new material stand-up night returns for the first time since February. On the big stage! Join Sydney’s best** comedians as they try their latest and (perhaps not quite just yet) greatest material. One night only for Yack Festival 2017, this is (more…)

Rove McManus- I’ve Got Nothing


  • Rove McManus- I've Got Nothing
    9 November 2017 - 11 November 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Token Events & Yack present   Rove McManus has never been lost for words but it’s time to actually put that to the test. What happens when a seasoned professional walks into a show with no material whatsoever? It’s unplanned, it’s spontaneous and potentially disastrous. Why on earth would you want to miss that?     Doors (more…)

Sam Simmons: A-K


  • Sam Simmons: A-K / Thurs Nov 9
    9 November 2017
    8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Sam Simmons: A-K / Fri Nov 10
    10 November 2017
    8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Sam Simmons: A-K / Sat Nov 11
    11 November 2017
    8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Sam Simmons: A-K / Sun Nov 12
    12 November 2017
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Sam Simmons: A-K / Thurs Nov 16
    16 November 2017
    8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Sam Simmons: A-K / Sat Nov 18
    18 November 2017
    8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Sam Simmons: A-K / Sat Nov 18 (Late show)
    18 November 2017
    9:45 pm - 10:45 pm
  • 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…)

The Chaser’s War on APEC:  A Public Prosecution


  • The Chaser's War on APEC:  A Public Prosecution
    10 November 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Yack presents   A decade after The Chaser’s War on Everything inexplicably escaped conviction for a crime they clearly committed – the infamous APEC fake motorcade – the co-conspirators who pulled off the stunt finally get their day in the court of public opinion. Coming together for the first time since they were detained for (more…)

DAMIEN POWER – Utopia: NOW IN 3D!


  • Damien Power: Utopia - NOW IN 3D!
    10 November 2017
    9:45 pm - 10:45 pm

Token Events and Yack present   Best Show Nominee, Melbourne International Comedy Festival; 2017, 2016 & 2015 Pinder Prize Winner, Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017 As seen on The Project Damien is undeniably the most exhilarating voice on the Australian comedy circuit. Not afraid to wade into deep water, he takes on the absurdity of (more…)

Peter Helliar – The Complete History of the Better Books


  • Peter Helliar: The Complete History of the Better Books
    11 November 2017
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Peter Helliar: The Complete History of the Better Books
    12 November 2017
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Token Events and Yack present   When Peter Helliar was eight years old he started his own publishing company and that company was named Better Books and featured such classroom classics as Indiana Helliar & The Raquas of The Lost Park, the Kauffmanesque Buried Alive and of course the famed Me, The Sports Star series. (more…)

Songs & Stories


  • Songs & Stories
    11 November 2017
    6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Polyphony and Yack present   What’s a ‘festival for people who can’t shut up’ without some singing!? Fresh from their sold-out winter concert, the Inner West’s most progressive choir is back with an ambitious new program. “Songs and Stories” pairs some of Sydney’s funniest and most acclaimed writers with the music that has shaped them. (more…)