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Friday 10 March & Sat 11 March

An annual comedy festival featuring the some of nation’s most loved and cutting edge comedians, Lismore Laughs presents Tom Gleeson (Friday 10 March, 7:30pm), Andy Saunders (Sat 11 March, 7:30pm) and Frank Woodley’s show for kids (Sat 11 March, 12:30pm). Lismore is the place to be on the weekend with Lismore Laughs coinciding with Eat the Street and the Lismore Music Festival so you can fill up on giggles, gourmet food and great music!

Tom Gleeson – Cheer Up!

A sure fire, killer stand-up at the top of his game. Star of The Weekly and host of Hard Quiz, Gleeson is also one of the finest stand ups in the country. He’s performed at every major comedy festival in the world, been three times nominated for a Helpmann Award and international stand-up legend Louis CK chose Tom to be his support act for his Australian tour. See the master at work.

Friday 10 March, 7:30pm

NORPA at Lismore City Hall

$25 – $51

Noodlenut – Frank Woodley’s show for kids (ages 8 and up)

Now’s your chance to introduce little comedy fans to Australia’s most physical comedian in his natural habitat, on stage, performing for the pure joy of it. Whether he’s singing songs about sneezing, doing chaotic magic or impersonating animals playing sport, comedy master Frank Woodley has kids rolling around laughing in the palm of his hand.

Frank has been delighting Australian audiences for years, with his acclaimed duo Lano and Woodley, solo stage shows and his own ABC series Woodley.

Sat 11 March, 12:30pm

NORPA at Lismore City Hall

Running time: 55 mins – recommended for ages 8 and up

$22 – $30

norpa.org.au or 1300 066 772

Andy Saunders – Asms and Isms

The hit of Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Andy Saunders takes you on a journey through a landscape of his life from hilarious anecdotes of his childhood to life as a father, husband, comedian & Indigenous Australian.

Asms and Isms crosses over from the squirmy topics to the downright hilarious. Enjoy an evening of crazy fun & stories like how to appropriately name a cyclone, buying cars without upsetting your wife & growing up poor. 

Sat 11 March, 7:30pm

NORPA at Lismore City Hall

$25 – $47

norpa.org.au or 1300 066 772

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