The Adelaide International Comedy Gala - Hosted by Eddie Bannon

Thebarton Theatre and Holden Street Theatres present

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The Line Up

There are always unknown gems but the jewels in this year's line up so far are:

Eddie Bannon (host)

Leigh Qurban

Fabien Clark

Lindsay Webb

Pat McCaffrie

Marc Ryan

Cary Marx

and the star of last years Gala


Back by popular demand after a smash-hit sell out in 2018 Eddie Bannon, star of the ABC, once again hosts the best local, national, and international comedians of the Fringe.

Started in '96, the Gala puts emerging comedians alongside the big shots on the famous Thebarton Theatre stage.

A hilarious night of rock-your-socks-off comedy!

with an amazing food truck and great bar Thebby has it all. Make a great night of it and see the best our town and this Fringe has to offer.

About Thebarton Theatre

Thebby is probably the most loved medium size venue in Australia, particularly by contemporary music bands. With a capacity of 2000, it is used by young bands breaking into the concert circuit, established bands which like the intimacy of the venue rather than the cavernous stadium type venues, and by alternative bands which want to be right in the raw energy which exudes from a pumping dance crowd. The list of performers who have played Thebby is most impressive.

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The Adelaide International Comedy Gala

Genre: Comedy

Origin: SA

Rating: PG

Duration: 120 mins

Season: 2019

Dates & Times: 23 Feb - 7:30pm


Adult: $20.00
Concession: $17.00
Group (6+): $15.00

Companion Card holders welcome.

Venue: Thebarton Theatre

HST are making every effort to make our performances accessible to all during the 2019 Adelaide Fringe. Accessible seating is available in Thebby.

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