So You Think You’re Funny…

So You Think You’re Funny…

Are you looking for a career in comedy? “One of the most frequent questions I get asked as the Festival Director of the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival, is “How do I get onto the line-up and get to try my hand at comedy?” says Funny Festival’s Eddy Cassar. “Well, here...
Media Release: Jive Cape Town Funny Festival

Media Release: Jive Cape Town Funny Festival

Winter is Cape Town’s biggest season for comedy as the annual Jive Cape Town Funny Festival opens at its home at The Baxter Theatre from 6 June to 3 July 2022. The City will light up with laughs as a host of local comics and international variety performers take to...
25 Comedy Festivals & Counting

25 Comedy Festivals & Counting

Comedy and circus have been life-long interests for Camps Bay resident, Eddy Cassar, which led him to organise the country’s first comedy festival way back in 1997. Now a quarter of a century later, he stands on the brink of organising his 25th major comedy festival...
The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival Is Back

The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival Is Back

Winter is Cape Town’s biggest season for comedy as the annual Jive Cape Town Funny Festival opens at its home at The Baxter Theatre from 6 June to 3 July 2022. The City will light up with laughs as a host of local comics and international variety performers take to...
Jive Cape Town Funny Festival 2020 Cancelled

Jive Cape Town Funny Festival 2020 Cancelled

The COVID-19 Pandemic, which has put the world in lockdown, has meant that The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival delivered by Turkish Airlines, has been cancelled. In consultation with our headline sponsor, Jive, and in the interests of community health and safety, Funny...