A Happy Endings favourite is joining us tonight for some serious laughs along with plenty of special guest comics. A not to be missed night!
Rhys Nicholson – in 2016 he was nominated for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Barry Awards (the biggest comedy award in Australia) WINNER – Best Newcomer at the 2012 Sydney Comedy Festival Awards. Rhys Nicholson is known for his spine tinglingly stylish black comedy. Brilliantly irreverent and unapologetic, his unique brand of wry humour and sardonic wit combined with a complete lack of self-censorship make for hilarious social commentary. The Newcastle-born comedian is ruthless. No subject is taboo.
“Nicholson is an astute satirist of the world around him. Clever, a bit below-the-belt… blatantly very funny” – ✭✭✭✭✭ – SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 2015
“Razor-sharp, corrosive wit” SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 2013
“evolving into an incisive wizard of stinging wit.” SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 2014
“Nicholson is an expert in line-crossing while keeping an audience onside.”✭✭✭✭ CRIKEY
“He belongs on the stage, and isn’t afraid to show it” The Guardian (UK)
“Honest and filthy, yes. Intelligent and hilarious? Without a doubt.” ✭✭✭✭ BEAT MAG
”Hilarious…uproariously catty…sure to entertain with his sharp wit.” ✭✭✭✭ HERALD SUN
“This is brilliant, confronting, confessional comedy” ✭✭✭✭HERALD SUN
“His style of humour was fresh, daring and definitely killed.”✭✭✭✭ THE AU REVIEW
“Cripplingly Funny” ✭✭✭✭ Sunday Express (UK)
“A tongue that strips flesh” ✭✭✭✭ SGFringe (UK)
With Seamus McAlery – Seamus makes comedy look effortless. He has been on the Sydney scene for the past few years and he has definitely started to hit is stride. He has also ventured outside the great state of NSW and performed a successful season at the Melbourne Fringe Festival.
An astute and insightful writer…his material is superb – The Daily Telegraph
And Dave Smiedt – Described by Adam Hills, host of “Spicks and Specks” as “a living breathing joke machine”. David is the author of six humorous books and writes for a wide range of magazines. In fact, he is the only journalist in Australian publishing history to be in concurrent issues of lads-mag Ralph and Your Garden. Topical, charming and equally comfortable in all mediums, David’s comedy will entertain and uplift.
If you don’t believe us, listen to what these people have to say…..
“A comic whom your mother would love.” – Helen Razer, the Melbourne Age
“Stylish and funny” – The Sunday
“Refreshing, sincere and engaging.” – Rip It Up
“Think Dorothy Parker meets Graham Kennedy.” – TalkFringe
“Disarmingly charming” – The Adelaide Advertiser.
“He captured the entire audience in the first five minutes of the show and had them eating out of his hands.” – Funny Tonne, The Melbourne International Comedy Festival
“Make an appointment to meet David Smiedt. If the post-show buzz is anything to go by, a lot more people are going to want to meet him.” –The Pun.
“Sharp dressed, sharp minded and very affable.” – DB Magazine
“A name to remember.” – Comedy Beast magazine
“The energetic Smiedt as MC does a fine line in disarming self-deprecation, charming the audience with amusing trivia then slipping in neat puns and barbed twists.” – Gaggingforit.com.au
AND LOADS OF SPECIAL GUEST COMEDIANS