Cape Town’s winter tonic, the 12th annual Jive Cape Town Funny Festival delivered by Turkish Airlines takes place at the Baxter Theatre from 11 July – 7 August 2016. The month-long popular project showcases an array of acts from around the world, together with a selection of top local and national artists.
This year’s international cast include Italy’s human cartoon and the UK’s top classically trained pianist turned comedian, together with local greats of the art form.
- Kev Orkian (UK) – regarded internationally as the world’s foremost piano comic – 21 July to 7 August
- Ennio Marchetto (Italy) – The world’s only living cartoon and “comic origamist”- 21 July to 7 August
- Marc Lottering (SA) – The country’s top comic – full festival
- Alan Committie (SA) – The top master of ceremony in the country
- Glen Biderman-Pam (SA) – top actor and comic whose star is on the rise – full festival
- Gino Fabbri (SA) – top impersonator shares his talent with the Festival – full festival
- Carl Wastie (SA) – small of stature with the courage of a lion – full festival
- Yaaseen Barnes (SA) – past “up and coming winner” now a top comic, returns to the festival
- The Big Boys (SA) – Cape Town’s top cabaret duo on their first festival appearance – full festival
Tickets are R170 each and are available through Computicket. Generous discounts are offered with bulk bookings.
For more details visit www.facebook.com/CapeTownFunnyFestival/