A satirical wrap of the year’s headlines from some of Australia’s top satirists.

Join Mark Humphries (ABC’s 7:30), Charles Firth (The Chaser), James Schloeffel (The Shovel), and musical comedy genius Gabbi Bolt (“Best Newcomer” – Sydney Comedy Festival) as they dissect the best and worst bits of 2023, live on stage.

Now in its seventh year, the show is a non-stop barrage of one-liners, satirical sketches, audience quizzes, musical numbers and the best headlines from The Chaser and The Shovel. Touring nationally at the end of each year, the ‘War on’ Gala has become one of the must-see shows of the year.

One night only!

Praise for previous shows:
– “A cut above the rest” – The Adelaide Advertiser
– “Exquisite” – Weekend Notes
– “The second best satirical supergroup after Sky News After Dark” – Peta Credlin

Event and Ticket Details

Hearing Aid Loop Wheelchair Access
Ian Macintosh Theatre 105 William St, Bathurst NSW 2795 Get Directions

VIP tickets include the best seats in the house, plus a copy of The Chaser and Shovel Annual 2023 (worth $34.95).

VIP $79
A Reserve $49
B Reserve $39

Grazing Box $25 each

* A transaction fee applies for all Non-BMEC Member bookings

Event Notes

Patrons are invited to dress in black tie this year to attend this year’s gala. A red carpet will be provided for those suitably attired.



Why not make your visit for this show a Christmas party with friends or work colleagues? We are offering a Grazing Box of delicious food available for you to enjoy in the foyer from 1 hour prior to the show. The bar will be open so you can grab a drink, find a spot in the foyer, have a graze and a catch up before you head into the show for a good laugh! Grazing Boxes are $25 each. Gluten free available.

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