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Newy Comedy
Newcastle Comedy Festival Showcase!
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Join us for the Newcastle Comedy Festival Showcase!
Featuring some of the very best acts from the festival circuit.

Presenting household names, cult comedy faves, secret special surprises, and the hottest new talent in the country! Appearing in a jam-packed show. Don’t miss out – get your tickets now!



Anthony Locascio

Anthony Locascio spent his early life trapped in a prison of stereotypes. In Don’t Call Me A Wog he tells the story of his escape, his complex connection to his Greek and Italian roots and his love-hate relationship with ‘wog comedy’.

“Audience members jolting backwards and forwards in fits of laughter” Weekend Notes Melbourne

“In detail, Locascio emphasised the deep pain, alienation, and insecurity ethnic minorities experience within Australian culture” ArtsHub

AS SEEN ON Just For Laughs Sydney on Comedy Channel & Ch 10, Drunk History Ch 10, The Other Guy on Stan, co-host of Unreal Estate on Ch 9, SCF Televised Galas Comedy Ch, ABC’s Skit Box and heard as a regular on Triple M’s Merrickville and The Weekenders plus a variety of things you can google if you want.★★★★★ ” A natural storyteller. charming and hilarious.” Scenestr

★★★★★ The Adelaide Advertiser

★★★★★ Theatrepeople

★★★★&1/2 Herald Sun


Show Date & Time

Friday 16, June, 2023


The Exchange