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Everyone has had a one night stand, and let’s face it, most of them have not been worth noting! Comedy giants Goliath and Goliath in collaboration with comedian and producer Siv Ngesi, bring you the first One Night Stands Comedy Festival. 10 nights of comedy that don’t involve the walk of shame!
The One Night Stands Comedy Festival will take place from the 30 July – 10 August 2019 at the Theatre on the Square in Sandton. The entire line-up consists of some of South Africa’s best comedians such as Robby Collins, Carvin Goldstone, Noko Moswete, Jason, Nicholas and Donovan Goliath, Lihle Msimang, Tsitsi Chiumya and Tats Nkonzo to name a few. They are all ready to bring their A-game and plan to entertain audiences with their most recent and best performing shows. No strings attached here ladies and gentlemen, all you need to do is sit, relax and laugh your pants off.
“I am very excited to finally get the honor to work with the award winning powerhouse,that is Goliath and Goliath! This platform will show case some of the country’s best comedy talent! Domination is inevitable” says Ngesi.
It’s about time you brag about one night stands worth remembering by taking advantage of all the latest one man shows and comedy specials taking place under one roof.
30 July – 8pm
Goliath and Goliath
GOLIATH AND GOLIATH LIVE is a high-energy comedy show, from beginning to end. Brace yourself for versatile content and performances from three of South Africa’s most observational storytellers. Simple, direct, honest and fun… if you enjoy basic truths, this is the show to come and check out!
31 July – 8pm
New Nights is a show with an unconventional format where ‘SA’s Got Talent’ host, Tats Nkonzo will be performing with, and interviewed by musicians during the show. Described as an intimate and an unpredictable night of magic, Tats will be bringing new and highly anticipated material to the stage.
1 August – 8pm
Robby Collins’ latest show, which is part of his new national tour ‘Iyeza Comedy Tour’, is an honest piece of comedy performed by a comic of age. Get ready for an evening of funny, that is truthful and full of soul.
2 August – 8pm
Award winning South African comedian Tsitsi Chiumya gets personal about the awkward life of a young person in his debut one man stand up comedy special SO NAIVE. The show follows a personal journey which hilariously highlights that hisOexpectations of the world are “So Naive”. It is not to be missed.
3 August – 6pm
Life is filled with a lot of mysteries, and as curious beings, we always want to know more. Mojak Lehoko explores some of life’s big questions and stumbles onto some questionable answers in his show TELL US MORE. He also tells the stories of South African artists and personalities in a comedic fashion.
3 August – 8pm
Multi award winning journalist and comedian Carvin H Goldstone presents funny stories from his travels around the world. Get ready for an international flavour served with the familiarity of home as Carvin performs in his unique Durban style of delivery.
3 August – 9:30pm
Have you ever felt like we should have been born with a handbook? Well, Nina Hastie explores what its like to stumble through democracy managing to offend everyone with good intentions in her show entitled THUMA NINA – a story of how Nina knows nothing about life.
6 August – 8pm
THE CHOCOLATE CHRONICLES is the debut hour-long, one man comedy special from South African comedian Tshireletso “MO” Mothebe. The show will showcase Mothebe’s sharp humour, delightful wordplay and deceptive good looks. The chronicles will be the unmissable story of the black middle-class experience through the eyes of one of South Africa’s born free youths.
7 August – 8pm
Mark Banks has come out of hibernation to bring you his new one man stand up show – MARK BANKS ON ICE! Mark will amaze you with jokes while jetting across the stage, showcasing moves that don’t even have a name in French. Russian All-Star Mints might make a guest appearance, so get ready for a lot of hilarious surprises.
8 August – 8pm
Teacher turned comedian and radio jock, Dalin Oliver, is back with his third one man stand-up comedy show, ADULTING. He’s one of the rising stars of the South African comedy scene and will be taking you through the challenges and confusion about how to survive in the “big world” because Adulting is soooooo hard people! So, take the time and learn from his life hacks and stories.
9 August – 6pm
The Biggest Zimbabwean Stand Up Comedian In the world investigates what it takes to live in a country with words like Robert Mugabe Soft Coup Inflation Zim Dollar. Carl Ncube has used humour as a tool to poke fun, ever so carefully, at the Zimbabwean government. His pointed jokes targeted at the 93-year-old Mugabe, who came to power in 1980 when Ncube was just a year old.
9 August – 8pm
ONE NIGHT WITH THE QUEEN is a collection of jokes from the time Noko Moswete started her comedy to date. It is a collection of thought provoking and funny stories part of Noko Moswete’s comedy special. Get more than you bargained for as Noko will also show her musical side as she shares the stage with her band
10 August – 6pm
OPEN MIC NIGHT
10 August – 8pm
Having been raised in Soweto, yet attending suburban schools, Lihle has had her fair share of horrible nicknames. In her debut one woman show, MA-TEMTEM, Lihle Msimang celebrates where she grew up, the colourful people in the area, and what it’s like rocking the terrible nickname Ma-temtem.