The Next Generation Of Comedians To Watch Out For In 2019

With the Johannesburg International Comedy Festival (JICF) coming up on 14-17 March 2019, Joburgers will get to experience the next generation of comedians to watch out for in 2019. The festival features an exhilarating group of fresh comedic minds; a list that includes Tsitsi Chiumya, a  25-year-old from Limpopo who has made ripples across the globe alongside the Eastern Cape-born comedian formally and informally known as ‘Prins‘, who is one of the hottest breakthrough comedians in the country.

The two are easily the funniest pair currently on the circuit and are grabbing headlines wherever they play. Catch their thoughts on a range of hilarious topics from the funniest WiFi names they ever came across, to the biggest mistakes many stand-up comedians make here… 

Joining Tsitsi and Prins on the bill are Dane Baptiste (UK), Daliso Chaponda (Malawi) and Ali Al Sayed (United Arab Emirates). The guest comedians will be joined by Mzansi’s finest talents such as Loyiso GolaJohn VlismasTumi Morake, Conrad Kochand Chester MissingKagiso LedigaSchalk Bezuidenhout and KG Mokgadi. More international and local acts are to be confirmed over the next few weeks.

The Johannesburg International Comedy Festival takes place at the Joburg Theatre, from Thursday14 March to Sunday, 17 March 2019. For more information on the various showtimes, lineups and comedians, visit Tickets range from R 150 to R 250 and are now available at or by calling 0861 670 670.

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