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Comedy Olympics

Fri 11 Sep

Let the games (and laughs) begin!

It’s time to light the cauldron and stretch those laughing muscles as Rising Arts Productions returns to The Music Lounge for the most hilarious sporting event of the year: The Comedy Olympics!

Four teams from around the globe (Wollongong) will compete in a series of improv comedy events for ultimate glory (hand-me-down medals) in the hope of being crowned the funniest nation (team) on the planet (Wollongong). Cheer on your favourites to gold as our brave comedians compete for your laughs in scenes, songs and games in a night of comedy that combines the beloved improv you know from shows such as Whose Line Is It Anyway with all the spectacle and intensity of a sports game.

The Comedy Olympics promises to be a hilarious, interactive night of comedy where everything is made up on the spot based on your suggestions; so, whether you’ve never seen us before, or you’ve seen us a hundred times, there’ll always be something new. From improvised, show-stopping musicals to crazy challenges based on Olympic events, there’s nothing our comedians won’t do to tickle your funny bone in their pursuit to be crowned the first-ever Comedy Olympic champions.

Important safety information

We are committed to delivering safe & enjoyable performing arts experiences.

We are operating under guidelines from the NSW Dept. of Health, and this means some changes to how we do things.
These include:

  • Reduced audience capacities
  • Patrons’ seats separated from other groups by 1-2 empty seats either side
  • Increased distance between performers and the audience
  • Additional cleaning of theatres and disinfecting of foyer touch-points before, during and after performances
  • Hand sanitising stations throughout our venues.
  • Allocated seating and collection of patron contact details
  • Assisting patrons to maintain appropriate physical distancing throughout our venues.

When you visit, it is really important that you are feeling well, and prepared to adhere to the safety practices of our venues. If you’re unwell, please stay home and contact us about refund and exchange options.

We appreciate your understanding as we work to keep everyone safe, so that we can continue to bring great experiences to our community and #KeepLiveAlive.

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