What’s On

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

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

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  • Sketch the Rhyme
    • Sketch the Rhyme
      29 Jul
      8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • The Double Disillusionists
    • The Double Disillusionists
      01 Aug
      7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Tex Perkins In Conversation with Stuart Coupe
    • An Evening with Tex Perkins
      02 Aug
      7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • STORY CLUB – Smoke and Mirrors
    • Story Club - August
      07 Aug
      8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • DRAGON FRIENDS
    • Dragon Friends - AUGUST 8
      08 Aug
      7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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

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

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

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  • Matt Stewart “Pretty Dry” + Nick Capper “Chrome Doggie”
    • MATT STEWART and NICK CAPPER: Double bill
      26 Aug
      7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

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  • SUREN JAYEMANNE – Deus Eczemachina
    • SUREN JAYEMANNE - Deus Eczemachina
      30 Aug
      8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

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  • Story Club Workshop
    • Story Club Workshop - SEPTEMBER
      09 Sep - 11 Sep
      10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Chat 10 Looks 3 LIVE
    • SOLD OUT - Chat 10 Looks 3 LIVE: Oct 14
      14 Oct
      3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • SOLD OUT - Chat 10 Looks 3 LIVE: Oct 14
      14 Oct
      6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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  • The Guilty Feminist Podcast – Live Recording
    • The Guilty Feminist Podcast - Live Recording
      21 Oct
      7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Best Undressed
    • Best Undressed
      17 Nov
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Erotic Fan Fiction

  • Erotic Fan Fiction
    27 Jul
    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

  • Queerstories: July 28
    28 Jul
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Queerstories: August 25
    25 Aug
    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 Jul
    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
    01 Aug
    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.

Tex Perkins In Conversation with Stuart Coupe

  • An Evening with Tex Perkins
    02 Aug
    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.

STORY CLUB – Smoke and Mirrors

  • Story Club - August
    07 Aug
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Theme and guests to be announced!

DRAGON FRIENDS

  • Dragon Friends - AUGUST 8
    08 Aug
    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 www.thedragonfriends.com 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 Aug
    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…

Laugh Your Arts Off 2017

  • Laugh Your Arts Off 2017
    11 Aug
    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.

The Sydney Moth StorySLAM

  • The Moth StorySLAM - August
    15 Aug
    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, … Continue reading The Sydney Moth StorySLAM

Matt Stewart “Pretty Dry” + Nick Capper “Chrome Doggie”

  • MATT STEWART and NICK CAPPER: Double bill
    26 Aug
    7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
RAW Comedy winner Matt Stewart’s debut solo show Pretty Dry, and NSW comedian Nick Capper’s weird and wonderful Chrome Doggie will hit Sydney’s Giant Dwarf Saturday 26 August.

SUREN JAYEMANNE – Deus Eczemachina

  • SUREN JAYEMANNE - Deus Eczemachina
    30 Aug
    8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
SUREN JAYEMANNE will be hitting the Giant Dwarf this August with a special one-off encore of his 2017 festival show, "Deus Eczemachina". This performance will be taped for broadcast in 2018. Lock up your mothers. As a young, brown, intellectual beta-male, Suren is the poor rich-woman’s Waleed Aly. Growing up Sri Lankan, with eczema, Deus Eczemachina is Suren’s journey to discover which is the worse skin condition to have in contemporary Australia.

Story Club Workshop

  • Story Club Workshop - SEPTEMBER
    09 Sep - 11 Sep
    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.

Chat 10 Looks 3 LIVE

  • SOLD OUT - Chat 10 Looks 3 LIVE: Oct 14
    14 Oct
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • SOLD OUT - Chat 10 Looks 3 LIVE: Oct 14
    14 Oct
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join your favourite podcasters as they emerge from their bedrooms to record their first episode of Chat 10 Looks 3 with a live audience. Crabb's contract stipulates no piano but a functional bar and Salesy wants to know if she's getting a driver.

The Guilty Feminist Podcast – Live Recording

  • The Guilty Feminist Podcast - Live Recording
    21 Oct
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
For the first time in Sydney, join comedian Deborah Frances-White and her special guests as they discuss topics “all 21st century feminists agree on” while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles.

Best Undressed

  • Best Undressed
    17 Nov
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Best Undressed presents to you the very finest in burlesque our country has to offer. With acts ranging from the classically elegant to neo expressionism and beyond our stellar lineup of over 20 both emerging and established artists is here to inspire, titillate and challenge your views on this often misunderstood yet wildly popular art form. Presented as a part of the Congress on Undress – Australia’s Inaugural Burlesque Educational Weekender.

Test event

  • 01 Dec
    6:40 pm - 7:40 pm
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