Comedians Stand Up Against Youth Violence This Sunday

Comedians Stand Up Against Youth Violence This Sunday

Some of the world’s best stand-up comedians and up and coming performers are donating their time and coming together in the one Adelaide Fringe show, to help end drug and alcohol fuelled youth violence.

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Michael Bowley
Michael Bowley

Some of the world’s best stand-up comedians and up and coming performers are donating their time to come together in the one Adelaide Fringe show; Comedy Gala, to help end drug and alcohol fuelled youth violence.

The Sammy D Foundation Comedy Gala now in its sixth year, will be held at the Adelaide Town Hall on Sunday 22 February, with the event previously attracting leading comics such as Arj Barker, Fiona O’Loughlin, Frank Woodley, Amos Gill, Tom Ballard and Denise Scott.

“The Comedy Gala has become known as being a bit like a box of chocolates, you never know what or who you’re going to get until the show begins,” Sammy D Foundation Chairman Brett Duncanson says.

“It’s a popular annual event where you can see the most comedians performing in one place at the Fringe which helps raise money to assist the Foundation deliver our effective youth education and mentoring programs.

“Year after year, we are overwhelmed with the generosity of the star studded line-up of comedians who perform unpaid at the Comedy Gala.”

Hosted by multi-award winning comedian Michael Bowley, this year’s line-up includes many famous comics recognised on the comedy circuit, Australian television and radio, whose names will be kept under wraps for the surprise element of the show.

 

Adelaide Fringe Comedy Gala 

When: Sunday, 22 February from 1:30pm to 4:00pm 

Where: Adelaide Town Hall, King William Street, Adelaide 

 

Corporate VIP packages including pre-show refreshments and dress circle seating are $100 and available by contacting The Sammy D Foundation [email protected] or 8374 1678.

General admission tickets cost $45 and can be purchased through FringeTix, adelaidefringe.com.au

More about Sammy D Foundation: visit: sammydfoundation.org.au 

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