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We all need a laugh more than ever, and what better way than to support the next generation of Australian Jewish comedians?

The Laugh Outta Lockdown Festival is being held at The Factory Theatre in Sydney’s Marrickville this summer, and we’ve already spotted some familiar young faces for fans of Jewish comedy!

There’s a great selection of shows on sale now, including Michael Shafar, Robyn Reynolds (UK), and Ben Kochan to name a few! Full list of shows below.

With social distancing regulations, venue capacity is down, so grab tickets sooner rather than later.


4th – 6th November

Jess Fuchs, a Bondi native who cut her comedy teeth in New York. Jess is performing split bill with friend Nick White. Dealing with late 20s angst, this show will be a late-night hour of comedy from two mates. Grow Up starts at 9:30pm.

18th – 20th November   

Ben Kochan was the side-splittingly funny MC at the most recent Jewish Comedy Showcase. He will be performing a split bill with his romantic partner Concetta Caristo. Their show description depicts a classic relationship comedy. Funny as Sin starts at 7pm.

Robyn Reynolds (UK) is a favourite at Sydney Jewish events! You may have seen her at the Jewish Comedy Showcase, Limmud Festival, or hosting trivia. Robyn is debuting a hilarious hour of relatable jokes and comedy storytelling. Mermaid starts at 8:15pm.

Jake Howie (NZ) previously hosted the 20’s & 30’s Jewish Showcase, and boasts impressive credits from the UK, including Edinburgh Fringe. Jake is performing an hour show about his family’s involvement with Scientology! Cult Fiction starts at 8:15pm.

25th – 26th November

Michael Shafar has sold out shows around the country, and now he’s coming down from Melbourne to run an hour of new material, and we are excited! The show bio promises a topical hour of vaccinated comedy, and we are excited. For Sale: New Jokes, Never Told starts at 7pm.

2nd – 4th December

Thalia Joan has performed at Limmud Festival and a previous Jewish Comedy Showcase. Her hour show centres around using comedy as a form of therapy! Too Much starts at 7pm.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW: www.laughouttalockdown.com

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