Category: comedy

American Psycho The Musical

The words “American Psycho” and “the musical” don’t sound like they belong together in a sentence, let alone in a title. And yet, as with many things these days, it’s so wrong it’s right. The macabre and the fabulous. It’s…

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Sydney Comedy Festival: Brodi Snook’s ‘Handful’

In a tiny hall wedged in the Factory Theatre, Brodi Snook walks confidently into the spotlight of the stage. Snook’s special is wittily named ‘Handful’ after an experience where she was named a ‘handful’ by a man on a first…

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Upcoming: Myra Dubois – Dead Funny for Mardi Gras

Myra Dubois will be performing her show Dead Funny at the Opera House 18 – 29 February as part of 2020 Mardi Gras. Dead Funny has received rave reviews at Fringe festivals around the UK. Ahead of her arrival in…

David Williamson’s Family Values Review

In his new and supposedly last play, Family Values, David Williamson is his classic self – angry, controversial and very, very funny. As he has done for the last 50 years, Williamson once again “puts his hands into our national…

Much Ado About Nothing Review

We were curious as to why Bell Shakespeare Director James Evans chose to open his new production of the comedy Much Ado About Nothing with the climax scene – a blissful double wedding with “all’s well that ends well”. Not until…

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Herstory: Burlesque at Factory Theatre

Australia’s uncrowned ‘Queen of Burlesque’, Imogen Kelly, brought her hit sexual satire, Herstory – Leading Ladies, to the Factory Theatre for two nights only on June 14th and 15th. Billed as a ‘romp with pomp through some of history’s most…