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Just For Laughs 12 – 20 Nov 2023

Mark your calendars and brace yourselves for a laughter packed extravaganza like never before, as the highly anticipated Just For Laughs Sydney Comedy Festival returns to 12-20 November 2023.

Now in its 11th year, the festival promises to deliver a week-long spectacle of some of the biggest names in comedy and exclusive shows to Sydney.

To kick things off, we are beyond thrilled to announce Kevin Bridges, Nina Conti, the Just For Laughs Australia: Live shows hosted by the one and only Melanie Bracewell, and the crown jewel of the festival, the Just For Laughs All-Star Gala which will be hosted by queen of comedy Urzila Carlson.

This is only the beginning…we have plenty more sensational announcements to come. Stay tuned!

Join us from 12 to 20 November 2023 to see some of the biggest and best comedy at the iconic Sydney Opera House!

A group of seven men and two women pose in front of a brick wall.
13 Nov 2023

Sooshi Mango (Hosts) & Friends

Australia’s fastest-growing comedy troupe (ptou ptou) is hitting the stage in Sydney at the Just for Laughs festival this November!

15 Nov 2023

Caroline Rhea: I Identify As A Witch

Caroline Rhea, star of Sabrina The Teenage Witch brings her standup show to Sydney.

21 comedians of all different genres and backgrounds pose behind Melanie Bracewell, a white woman with brown medium length hair wearing a black V-neck top. The background is purple.
16 - 18 Nov 2023 Comedy

Just For Laughs Australia Live

A comedy extravaganza like no other! Filmed exclusively for Network 10, this showcase brings over 30 top comedians together for 3 unforgettable nights of laughter.

Four male and three female comedians are shown against a blue background.
17 Nov 2023

Just For Laughs All-Star Gala

Selling out every year and hosted by Urzila Carlson, the gala will feature a stellar lineup of international and Australian comedians. 

20 Nov 2023

Kevin Bridges

Welcome to the mind of one of the sharpest comedy talents the UK has to offer.

21 - 22 Nov 2023 Comedy

Nina Conti

Nina Conti bring you this incredibly entertaining, fast and loose ventriloquism match-making extravaganza. Get ready to find love...or escape it!

17 Nov 2023 Comedy

Bassem Youssef

A hilarious and insightful perspective on the pressing aspects of society's current events!