Women Stand Up For WEL - An all-female comedy fundraiser

 

 

Women Stand Up for WEL is a comedy event celebrating female stand-up comedians and raising funds for the Women's Electoral Lobby NSW. Join us on Wednesday 23rd March in the auditorium at the Paddington Woollhara RSL for this special all-female line-up!

The Line-up

Christina van Look - Christina is an up-and-coming Sydney comedian who has performed in Europe and the US. She tells breezy yet caustic personal jokes about her life as a mother and as a teacher.

Penny Pederson - Penny is a comedian and actress who has been a guest radio presenter on the Triple J breakfast show and even appeared in Home and Away. She currently has her own radio show, "The Long Way Home with Penny Pederson" on Northside Radio.

Greta Lee Jackson - Greta is one third of hit comedy sketch trio Skit Box, whose recent YouTube sketch "activewear" went viral around the world late last year. Skit Box have a new sketch comedy TV series coming to ABC iView soon. 

Lou PollardLou has appeared on TV, radio, film and onstage across Australia. Her ultra confessional yet wacky brand of comedy has seen her perform in festivals all over the nation. Lou is appearing at the Sydney Comedy Festival in April. 

Julia WilsonJulia is a professional comedian who has performed all over the world, including in all major comedy festivals. She has racked up a number of TV and radio appearances. She's fierce and raucous and takes no prisoners - in other words, funny as anything. A former bouncer, she also plays in the NSW women's gridiron team.

MC, Liz Stephens is a stand-up comedian from the UK who has performed all over the world and in major comedy festivals, including Edinburgh and Adelaide. As a comedy writer, she has written for Good News Week (Channel 10) and Hungry Beast (ABC1), as well as The News Quiz and The Now Show for BBC Radio 4.

 

TICKETS:

Lower level auditorium seats:

$35 WEL member

$40 non WEL member

$25 WEL member concession*

$30 non WEL member concession*

Upper auditorium:

$250 - Table Group Ticket: Purchase a table of 10 on the upper level of the auditorium to access the reduced rate of $25 per ticket.

*Concession - Pensioners and student card holders. You may be asked to present your card on entry.

Special offer: Join WEL when you book and receive a discount on membership
$70 ticket, plus WEL membership (usually $50)
$45 concession ticket, plus WEL concession membership (usually $25)
Dinner and a cocktail before the show?
On the ground floor, Costela Restaurant (open from 5pm) is a great option for the before the show. Menu selections include, ribs, burgers, sandwiches and salads. Arrive early to allow time to grab a bite.
On the auditorium level, the cocktail bar and lounge will be open before and during the show for beverage purchases.

Location/Parking: Paddington Woollhara RSL Club is just across the road from Paddington Town Hall and the Chauvel Cinema. There is some onsite parking and limited on-street parking in the surrounding streets. The Club is easily accessed by public transport. Use NSW Transport Info to plan your trip. 

 

The Women’s Electoral Lobby is a national, independent, non-party political, feminist lobby group that for over 40 years has worked tirelessly to improve the position of women in society. We lobby politicians, unions, employers, educationalists and other institutions on policies that promote equality and seek to change attitudes and practices that discriminate against women.

  • March 23, 2016 at 7pm – 10pm
  • Paddington Woollhara RSL
    220-232 Oxford St
    Paddington, NSW 2021
    Australia
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  • $25.00 AUD
  • Amanda Keeling

    02 9517 4475

Will you come?

$250.00 Upper Level Table

Purchase a table of 10 on the upper level of the auditorium to access the bargain rate of $25 per ticket.

$70.00 Non Member including WEL Membership (usually $50)
$45.00 Non Member Concession including WEL Concession Membership (usually $25)
$40.00 Non Member
$35.00 WEL Member
$30.00 Non Member Concession
$25.00 WEL Member Concession