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Sammy J Hero Complex

Laughing Stock Productions

Sammy J Hero Complex

Weekly Winner Best Comedy 2017 Adelaide Fringe 2017 

Nominee Best Comedy 2017 Adelaide Fringe 

Nominee Barry Award 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Winner Best Comedy 2016 Melbourne Fringe

Back by popular demand – One Show Only! 

Sammy J's Hero Complex was the sell-out, five-star, award-winning show of the 2017 comedy festival circuit. 

Australia came out in droves to the hilarious coming of age story about a schoolboy and his gardener, and a friendship based on their love of comic book hero, The Phantom.  

Jam-packed with actual real life photos, video and new songs, Sammy J takes his audience on an unbelievably true journey spanning 20 years of his life – starting with a schoolyard obsession and ending with a federal policeman in his attic. 

With countless five-star reviews and nominated for Best Comedy at three festivals, this is your last chance to see one of the most talked-about comedies of the past decade.  

'Hero Complex is, quite simply, comic genius. ★★★★★' Adelaide Advertiser 

'A masterclass in storytelling... Sammy is at the peak of his powers as a stand-up comic. An hour of outrageous laughter... impossible to fault. ★★★★★' ArtsHub

'Stand-up, music, storytelling, lighthearted and heartfelt ... Sammy J has something for everyone in his show.' Chortle (UK) 

Directed by Chris McDonald 



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