Category: Comedy

Comedy

FRINGE 2018 – PETER DOBBING: PLEASED WITH YOURSELF ISN’T THE SAME AS BEING HAPPY – 3K

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by Riccardo Barone “You’re both wearing the same shirt! Now they’re gonna exchange Bitcoins under the table, furtively…” Tech-no-logic topics, digital misfunctions, scars left from modern embarassments. We are facing how challenging is our daily life surrounded by iphones, smart watches and micro laptops. The comedian Peter Dobbing energetically describes the way we have become …

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Protected: EL HABLADOR – Ross Noble – 4.5K

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LAURIE BLACK : LIVE – ADELAIDE FRINGE 2018 – 4K

Who would have thought that a pre-apocalypse party could be so much fun? Laurie Black welcomes us into her living room and regales us with apocalypse-tips, poetry and song. With her warmth, wit and charm she soon has the audience doing anything she asks them to do, even when she’s telling them not to do …

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KILLJOY – DESTROY THE FANTASY – ADELAIDE FRINGE 2018 – 4.5K

Sometimes confronting and often hilarious, the super-talented Killjoys have brought their joyous burlesque-cabaret-circus-rock show to the Adelaide Fringe. On their opening night on Tuesday, despite having to deal with injured muscles and broken shoes, they gave a wonderful performance in front of a very appreciative and engaged audience. Presented almost as a series of variety …

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FRINGE 2018 – COMEDY – Dating Naked – The Producers – 5K

Dating Naked is a stand-up comedy performed by Doughnut Girl, Tor Snyder. It almost felt like you are taken in one of the bedrooms at a house party to branch off for a much cooler party. Tor took the whole crowd to a world of chuckles with her natural wittiness; gets everyone to play and gives …

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Fringe 2018: COMEDY – JIMEOIN: RIDICULOUS – Flinders University Plaza – 4K

After almost 30 years in the industry, many comedians grow stale, unable to form new jokes and riding on the wave of their once-lucrative popularity. Sometimes their sense of humour becomes dated, or their jokes repetitive. This is not true for Jimeoin. There’s something about Jimeoin’s style of charming observational humour that stands the test …

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FRINGE COMEDY— Scientology the Musical— The Speakeasy @ Gluttony — 4K

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Scientology the Musical is bizarre, intellectual and fantastically musical. And for an affordable price, you too might be granted permission to open the carefully guarded briefcase of secrets, although it’s highly likely you’ll lose your mind. 4K

FRINGE 2018 – THEATRE – The Colour Orange: The Pauline Hanson Musical – Raj House – 4.5K

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The current political landscape is dark and divisive. At times like this, when politics becomes a caricature of itself, all we can really do is laugh. The Colour Orange outlines the history of One Nation and the unusual rise, fall, and rise again of Pauline Hanson. Through music played by five-piece band, The Flaming Howards, …

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FRINGE THEATRE — Fleabag— The Box @ GOUD — 5K

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Fleabag is funny, heartbreaking, honest and poetically beautiful all at once. It reminds us that well-performed theatre — with nothing but a chair as a prop and the audience’s imagination — is a true art. Even if theatre isn’t your thing, this will be. 5K

FRINGE 2018 – Help! I Think I Might Be Fabulous – Plaza Parlour – 3K

Sassy and sequinned, Alfie Ordinary graced the stage with what you would expect as fabulous. The ‘drag prince’ has delighted to share with Australia a fabulous flair on this clever show that tackles on society’s norms on gender. The performance goes around Alfie,  a son of a drag queen—destined to follow on the fabulous footsteps. …

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