There’s a hot new comedy weekend on the entertainment scene, it’s the Weekend Comedy Showcase, brought to you by the Savanna Comics’ Choice Comedy Awards.
In a bid to introduce comedy to new audiences, the showcase is taking over Delta Environmental Centre, Delta Park, Blairgowrie, and promises to be three days of side-splitting hilarity between February 9 – 11, 2024. The line-ups comprise previous award winners; the crème-de-la-crème of the local comedy scene.
A Star-Studded Line-Up
Friday 9 February (18:00 pre drinks, show starts at 20:00): The Weekend Comedy Showcase kicks off with the hilarious Nonto R, the incomparable Khanyisa Bunu, the ever-entertaining Mpho “Popps” Modikoane and the unstoppable force of laughter, Celeste Ntuli.
Saturday 10 February (16:00 pre drinks, show starts at 18:00): Saturday’s laughter brigade includes last year’s Savanna Comics’ Choice Comedy Awards Newcomer Of The Year winner Wazi M Kunene, Dillan Oliphant, Kagiso KG Mokgadi, and Robby Collins, who scooped up Comedian of the Year and the Funny Influencer Content Award at last year’s awards.
Sunday 11 February (14:00 pre drinks, show starts at 16:00): Closing the weekend on a high note, Sunday celebrates the comedians who are taking the country by storm performing in their home language. The line-up includes Mashabela, Chomi Ya Jeso, Summary, and the sensational Siya Seya.
Savanna Cider Garden and Food Truck Delights
Comedy works up an appetite, and the festival has got you covered! Enjoy an ice-cold Savanna at the Savanna Cider Garden before the show, with Mrs. Ball’s bringing their flavour to the table.
Savanna Comics’ Choice Comedy Awards: A Commitment Beyond the Stage
The Weekend Comedy Showcase is an extension of the Savanna Comics’ Choice Comedy Awards, an initiative dedicated to fostering and celebrating the vibrant South African comedy scene. All proceeds from the showcase go towards creating opportunities for comedians, and building the industry one show-stopping event at a time.
Over the years, the Savanna Comics’ Choice Comedy Awards has cemented itself as a platform that celebrates the very best of South African comedy. Now in its 11th year, the platform has created countless jobs for emerging comedians, enriching the local comedy landscape.
Tickets On Sale Now
With only 200 tickets available for each night, the Weekend Comedy Showcase guarantees an up-close and personal experience with your favourite comedians. Tickets are a steal at R195 per person so don’t miss out on this unforgettable weekend of hilarity! Grab your tickets now at Quicket.