The Laughter House | Anywhere Festival Hub


Wollongong Arts Precinct, 32 Burelli St, Wollongong
Thursday 24 Aug – Sunday 27 Aug 2017

Enter the cosy, vibrant and dynamic festival garden and laugh away the winter chills.

The Anywhere Hub is a pop up festival site of gorgeous temporary venues, electric energy and world class comedy from around Australia.

From 24th – 27th August, The Wollongong Arts precinct will be transformed into a unique festival playground filled with hilarious interactive shows, unexpected sideshow, visual delights, food and beverages.

The Anywhere Hub will be the coolest and most fun place to be with Shocking Cabaret, Outrageous Comedy and Raunchy Burlesque. Or you could simply grab a drink and hang out in the comfort of the specially curated Festival Garden, all in the heart of the City. An unexpected program of mind-blowing entertainment awaits you within the walls of the Anywhere Hub.


During the day The Anywhere Hub invites you to bring the whole family down to The Arts Precinct for a specially curated program designed for both adults and children. Music, comedy, drama workshops, have-a-go circus, food and refreshments will fill the site with constant activities throughout the day.

Enter The Anywhere Hub and experience the hottest thing a Wollongong winter has ever seen!

Shows are:

LPG Lost lands 2A Muggle Goes To Hogwarts

Presented by Liam Power Magic
Liam Power is a Magician – not a Wizard – yet somehow he found himself in Hogwarts. How does a muggle with no magic blood fit into a school for Wizards? He learns magic the old fashioned way with sleight of hand and misdirection.

A Muggle Goes To Hogwarts is a magic show with no actual magic: just mind blowing slight of hand and muggle tricks. If you want to see the closest thing to magic without an actual Wizard (which lets face it aren’t allowed to perform to muggles) then this is it.

Be taken on a wild ride with a mix of magic and comedy as Liam attempts to reproduce real wizard style magic live on stage in front of your very eyes.

The best part is you do not have to know anything about Harry Potter to enjoy the show!

The BIG Rig Show

Presented by Treetop Circus and Laughter House Entertainment
Outdoor Aerial Circus Shows – 20min bite sized yummy morsels of aerial circus shows 
Upside down hilariousness, daring beautiful stunts – this is The BIG Rig Show.

If you like tricks, if you like big things, if you like beautiful things, if you like scary things and most of all funny things well, this is the show for you Wollongong.

…We’ll be seeing you at the RIG, don’t worry you can’t miss it cause its BIG.

Death of a Ladies’ Man

Presented by Joseph Green

  • Winner Melbourne Comedy HQ Prize Night 2015
  • RAW Comedy Victorian Finalist 2016
  • As seen in Channel 10’s The Wrong Girl

Joseph Green has performed across Australia, London and New York.

‘He spins a yarn of a life most of us simultaneously wish we had the balls to live but are very glad we don’t… Gifted. He makes you laugh and then some. **** ArtsHub

‘He’s versatile.’ The Age
‘Hilarious.’ Groggy Squirrel

Womangong Comedy

Presented by Wollongong Comedy
Wollongong is renowned for many things – greyhounds, beaches and flannelette to name a few. Well now you can add funny women to that list.

Following on from their sold out debut show celebrating International Women’s day, some of the funniest women in the Illawarra will split your side with stories, jokes, observations and musical comedy.

Certainly a show not to be Miss..ed, Mrs..ed, Ms..ed!

1Kiki Bittovabitsch – Euro Trash

Presented by Laughter House Entertainment
Kiki Bittovabitsch’s “Euro Trash” is a smack you in the face interactive comedy that leaves you loved up. A genius blend of stand up and physical comedy, Kiki has been described as the love child of Dame Edna and Borat. “Euro Trash” is a genuinely touching and hilarious experience.

“Bitchin brilliant” Anne-Louise Rentell Merrigong Theatre
“F#@*ing hilarious” Neil Morrissey  
****You View Australia 
“Sensational” ABC
“Kiki tore the roof off the place”- Wollongong Comedy.

Heralded on the European outdoor festival scene as “hysterically funny,” Kiki is unique, charismatic, charming as a bull, vulnerable and flirtatious.Kiki is over 40, unbelievably funny and still doing splits, handstands, pole dancing, magic and contortion, not to mention shaking her hot stuff in all kinds of inappropriate ways.

Kiki heralds from the country of Kazador and since leaving, she cannot find it again! So she has been travelling the world sharing stories from her country and looking for a place to call home. Could your audience be the ones that make her feel like she belongs?

Random comments from Kiki’s audience’s include “freakin phenomenal,” “I laughed more than I have ever laughed before,” “You had us eating out of the palm of your hand,” “wonderful,” “incredible,” “You are so good, so funny!” “I laughed so hard a little bit of wee came out” and that was from a man.

The Petit Crazy Rouge

Presented by Dancers 4 Events
The exciting and intimate show that captures the feminine essence of the Paris Theatre scene in all its glamour and cheek.

The stunning showgirls, talented leading vocalists and specialty acts direct from Europe bring a taste of the Moulin Rouge, the Lido and the Crazy Horse to you.

Featuring an exciting Can Can, dazzling showgirl numbers, striking wow acts and leading ladies whose flawless voices carry you to another time and place, this is the perfect way to escape the weekly grind.

A clever mix of old and new, this cabaret appeals to all adult audiences. So pop in to Petit Paris for the evening… a world of celebrated beauty, classic romance and sassy sensuality.

2The Kiama Kabaret

A wild ride of comedy, burlesque and circus that will blow your mind!
Presented by Laughter House Entertainment

The Kult Classic with too many K’s, The Kiama Kabaret is back!

The brainchild of Port Kembla’s “The Vault” founder Anne-Louise Rentell and Kiama’s Kiki and Pascal, this infamous night of entertainment is a wild ride of comedy, burlesque and circus that will blow your mind!

If you haven’t been, you are missing out and should get over yourself, buy a ticket and come and see what all the fuss is about – The Kiama Kabaret – the evening that everyone will be talking about but nobody will be able to explain!

Warning, contains nudity.

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