Published on September 26th, 2017 | by admin
Alex Williamson Announces 16-Date National Tour This October – December! Tickets On Sale Now
Comedian and famed online content creator Alex Williamson spent the first half of the year performing his latest stand-up show Make The World A Banter Place to sold out crowds at Adelaide Fringe, Brisbane Comedy Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, Perth Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe and across New Zealand. Now it’s greater Australia’s turn to catch this comedy superstar live on stage, with his last ever performances of the hit show!
Alex’s 16-date national tour kicks off on Friday 20 October with an encore show at Perth’s Octagon Theatre, going on to Mt Gambier, Wollongong, Gold Coast, Newcastle, Hobart, Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Canberra and Shepparton before wrapping up at Bendigo’s Capital Theatre on Sunday 17 December.
After the huge success of his festival runs in each city earlier this year, Alex will also be performing encore performances at Perth’s Octagon Theatre (Fri 20 Oct), Adelaide’s Arkaba (Fri 15 Dec), Brisbane’s Old Museum (Fri 1 Dec) and Melbourne’s Comic’s Lounge (Fri 8 and Sat 9 Dec).
Alex has proven to be a huge runaway hit with the YouTube generation, gathering 2.5 million followers and hundreds of millions of views across his social media platforms. He began performing stand up in 2007, going on to be a state finalist in triple j’s 2009 RAW Comedy competition. After a stint in radio, Alex relocated to Los Angeles where he performed duties for The Hot Hits Live From LA, gathering content from various A-List celebrities at red carpet events.
In 2012, Alex brought his various online characters, songs and stand-up comedy to life in a hilarious live stage solo show, Alex Williamson and Friends. This show and his subsequent live shows have sold out countless times at all the major comedy festivals since 2012, and internationally at the Edinburgh Fringe from 2013, where on his debut he was called “the future of comedy” by the most notorious reviewer in the UK, The Scotsman’s Kate Copstick. In 2015, Alex starred alongside Aussie comedy greats Jim Jefferies and Greg Fleet in zom-com Me and My Mates vs The Zombie Apocalypse.
Darkly intelligent and crassly funny, Alex Williamson is selling out theatres across the world. Don’t miss your last chance to catch his latest live offering Make The World A Banter Place this October through December – get in early and see what comedy looks like in the 21st Century!