Sydney Festival presents


19 - 23 Jan 2022

Past Event

Jali: noun: a West African historian, storyteller, praise singer, poet, or musician. 

Refusing to be defined by a turbulent past, comedian and performer, Oliver Twist, reflects on his time as a refugee while carefully unpacking his present-day experiences.

Delicately-told and impossible to forget, his one-person show proves that exceptional storytelling and belly-aching laughter are powerful antidotes to trauma. 

★★★★ "The venue feels full of life, warmth, and vitality—and it's all because of Twist... This is why we came back to the theatre."
The Sydney Morning Herald
★★★★ "Find an evening hour in your week, and fill it with this."
Audrey Journal

We are a registered COVID-Safe business and this event will have strict COVID-Safe policies in place, guided by public health advice, University of Sydney directives, and our commitment to this joint COVID-Safe statement from Sydney theatres.

Most notably, all eligible patrons on your booking will be required to show proof of double vaccination when checking in for your performance. Eligible patrons are patrons 16 years and older who do not have proof of medical exemption.

Face masks and QR code check-in upon entry will also be required. 

Please also be advised that at present, this event will be open to 100% seated capacity. Please consider your comfort levels before booking as you may be seated alongside other booking groups.

You can find out more about our safety measures here, and safety information will also be sent directly to you prior to your visit.

Reginald Theatre

Wed 19 Jan 7:30pm
Thu 20 Jan 7:30pm
Fri 21 Jan 7:30pm
Sat 22 Jan 1pm, 7:30pm
Sun 23 Jan 6pm

60 minutes (no interval). Total lockout applies.

Full $49
Concession $44
Under 30 $39

Transaction fee applies.

This event is also available to purchase as part of a Sydney Festival multipack.

Contains haze smoke, prop weapons, physical violence and references to guns, weapons, and violence. Photography and filming prohibited.

The only authorised ticket seller for this event is Sydney Festival. If you purchase from an unauthorised seller, you risk that your tickets may be fake or invalid.

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