* This show will no longer proceed as scheduled in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and has been postponed to later this year. We will be in contact with existing ticket buyers with information on rescheduled performance dates and refunds. New tickets are not currently available for sale. Thank you for your patience and understanding. *

Sammy J - Symphony in J Minor

The 58-kilogram star of ABC TV gets back to his musical comedy roots! Performing songs from his ARIA-nominated album Symphony in J Minor and beyond, Sammy J will sing, play, croon, belt, warble, purr, and chirp until you kindly ask him to stop.

Best Comedy Winner, 2016 – Melbourne Fringe
Best Comedy Weekly Winner, 2017 – Adelaide Fringe
Best Comedy Album Nominee, 2019 – ARIA Awards

"An endlessly creative talent."
— Time Out, London
"Whiplash smart and laugh out loud funny."
— The Herald, Edinburgh
"Sammy J is one of Australia's most talented comedians, with his intelligent humour, musicianship and impeccable timing."
— In Daily, Adelaide

Sammy J

Event & ticketing details


Wheelchair Access


Standard $42.00
Concession $38.00
Preview $35.00
Groups $36.00 - Groups of 8+


Merlyn Theatre

Malthouse Theatre, 113 Sturt St, Southbank 3006

Get directions


Any train to Flinders Street, then a 12-minute stroll through Melbourne’s sparkling Arts Precinct.


The No. 1 South Melbourne tram goes right past our door. Get off at Stop 18. Any tram down St Kilda Road—jump off at Grant Street, Stop 17 and take a 3-minute walk.

Event notes


55 minutes (no interval)


Occasional coarse language. Subject to change.

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