Sydney Comedy Festival announces first acts for 2024

by | Oct 20, 2023

The Sydney Comedy Festival is excited to announce the first acts appearing in the blockbuster 2024 line[1]up, as it prepares to take over Sydney from 22nd April to 19th May next year.

In 2024, you can expect to see the Gold Logie Award-winning host of TV’s Hard Quiz Tom Gleeson gracing the Sydney Comedy Festival stages, dead pan stand-up legend Luke Heggie, joined by one for the Shrek[1]heads, the ogre-inspired burlesque smash hit Swamplesque, plus the return of much-loved all-female comedy event of the year, Frocking Hilarious.

The 2024 Festival will also see the return of the famous Sydney Comedy Festival Gala events from Tuesday 23rd April to Thursday 25th April, at The Sydney Opera House, The Enmore Theatre, The Concourse in Chatswood, Pavilion Performing Arts Centre Sutherland and Paramatta’s Riverside Theatre. A favourite amongst festivalgoers, the Galas feature star-studded line-ups with renowned international talent, Aussie legends and the next-big-things in comedy.

“I am so excited to bring audiences the barrel of laughs and unrestricted joy that is the Sydney Comedy Festival 2024. With more than 250 of the best local and international comedy acts taking over Sydney’s stages in April and May, this year there really is going to be something for everyone,” said Sydney Comedy Festival Director Jorge Menidis.

Tickets are on sale now via with more acts to be announced soon.

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