The Savanna Newcomer Showcase is where the journey of comedy begins for future stars of the scene in South Africa. On Sunday 31 May at the iconic Soweto Theatre, the country’s top up-and-coming comedians battle it out on stage to be nominated for this year’s Savanna Newcomer Award.
And what’s a birthday without a party? Come early and have a drink and jol with comedians and celebs for a little bit of pre-party vibe. Doors open at the Soweto Theatre at 14h30 for a pre-show party, complete with music by Kaya FM DJ’s, complimentary snacks and a drink, and the chance to mingle with the future of stand-up comedy before the Showcase kicks off at 16h30.
Expect special appearances by previous Savanna Newcomer Award winners Loyiso Madinga (2014), Schalk Bezuidenhout (2013), Dillan Oliphant (2012), and Deep Fried Man (2011). More deets are available on Facebook event page over here.
Soweto Theatre can be found on the cnr. Bolani & Bolani Link Rds., Jabulani, Soweto