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STEP TOUCH: Celeste Barber is bringing her new show to Newcastle

Comedic powerhouse, Celeste Barber will bring her brand new stage show to Newcastle this August.

The show, Backup Dancer, dives headfirst into a spectrum of significant political themes, from advocating for freeing nipples to comically exploring the hypothetical world of being Taylor Swift’s backup dancer.

“I’m excited to tell some jokes, relive some awkward memories and high kick my way across the stage with my new show Backup Dancer,” Celeste said.

From her humble beginnings in Australia’s RAW Comedy competition to international acclaim and a dedicated fanbase that includes A-listers like Reese Witherspoon and Amy Schumer, Celeste’s journey in the world of comedy has been nothing short of extraordinary.

With her memoir Challenge Accepted! receiving critical acclaim worldwide and her philanthropic efforts during Australia’s devastating bushfire season raising millions, Celeste’s impact transcends comedy, making her one of Australia’s most influential entertainers. Her Netflix special Fine, Thanks to her upcoming role in the Australian feature film Runt, Celeste continues to delight audiences with her unique brand of humour and storytelling.

Celeste Barber will bring her brand-new show, Backup Dancer, to the Civic Theatre on Wednesday, 7 August. For more information and tickets visit

Newcastle – Civic Theatre
Wednesday 7 August

Telstra Plus member pre-sale
From Wednesday 6 March, 12pm local time

General on-sale
From Friday 8 March at 12noon local time or