The Comic’s Choice Awards Is Upon Us

Tickets are almost sold out for The 3rd Annual Comic’s Choice Awards™ (CCA), which takes place next Saturday night. Check out the details here…

The date has been set and the performers are ready but there’s secrecy in the air as the creative team remains tight-lipped about what audiences can expect, other than to say that they are pulling out all the stops to deliver another dynamite production.  Taking the format of a hilarious variety show at which six awards are handed out, winners are required to perform seven minutes of stand-up in lieu of an acceptance speech, so those lucky enough to have purchased the few tickets available to the public are in for a treat!

With fantastic collaborations and a few wildly unlikely appearances, SA’s top comics, budding newcomers, celebs, VIPs and comedy fans will celebrate excellence in comedy on this very special night.

This year’s theme, “The Art Of Funny” centers on self-expression and social justice and blends technology, the growing power of social media and urban street art to reshape reality and drive revolution.

The list of nominees this year includes:

The Savanna Newcomer Award:

  • Loyiso Madinga
  • Eureka Nkese
  • Schalk Bezuidenhout
  • Kagiso Mokgadi

The BlackBerry® Breakthrough Act Award:

  • Deep Fried Man
  • Mpho Popps Modikoane
  • Donovan Goliath
  • Jason Goliath

The Savanna Audience Choice Award:

  • Mashabela Galane
  • Sifiso Nene
  • Thapelo TIPS Seemise
  • Khanyisa Bunu

The Comic’s Choice Comic of the Year Award:

  • Trevor Noah
  • Loyiso Gola
  • Tumi Morake
  • Riaad Moosa

The Times Comic’s Pen Award:

  • Chester Missing
  • Loyiso Gola
  • Kagiso Lediga
  • Rob van Vuuren

This year’s Lifetime Achievement recipient is legendary Barry Hilton, who received the highest number of votes in this special category for comedians with 25 years’ experience.

Tickets vary in price from R230 to R270 and are available to book now through Computicket – www.computicket.co.za

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