Category: comedy

Sydney Comedy Festival 2019: The Game is Afoot

In my experience, improv can go really well or, not so well. And so when, on a whim, I decided to go and see The Game is Afoot! An Improvised Sherlock Holmes Mystery, I tried to keep my expectations in…

Arj Barker - We Need to Talk

Sydney Comedy Festival: Arj Barker – We Need to Talk

Opening for the night was Joel Ozborn, self-confessed friend and fan of Arj Barker’s. Just back from touring in America with Arj, Joel treated the audience to insightful material about seeing America through the eyes of an Aussie. His timing…

Sydney Comedy Festival: David O’Doherty Ultrasound

David O’Doherty and his keyboard made their return to Enmore Theatre for this year’s Sydney Comedy Festival performing his new show: Ultrasound in his ongoing mission to fix everything. His performance marked the end of his five-month tour of Ultrasound….

Sydney Comedy Festival 2019 – Opening Gala

To kick off Sydney Comedy Festival this year, Sydney Opera House’s “serious” Concert Hall played host to a stellar lineup of some of the funniest international stars, Australian legends, and next-big-things in comedy. The opening night Gala allowed guests the…

Sydney Comedy Festival: Having the Craic with Foil, Arms and Hog

Irish comedy trio Foil, Arms and Hog made their Sydney Comedy Festival debut at the Factory Theatre in Marrickville with a performance that brought the house down. CRAIC-LING, as its name suggests, is great craic. It’s a fast-paced sketch comedy…

Sydney Comedy Festival 2019 – Top Picks

2019 rolled in with resolutions of hard work and achievement and, needless to say, we’re already slightly behind schedule. Overhearing a colleague look at the calendar and say that hated phrase ‘April already! Where has the time gone?!’ was a…

The Miser – John Bell Back On Stage

If you thought Bell Shakespeare Company only did Shakespeare, you’ve clearly missed what I consider to be the best theatre trend to hit Sydney in the last few years: Molière. Bell also does plays by Moilère now. Ok, so Molière…

In the Heights – Sydney’s Hottest Musical

In the Heights is the hottest show to hit Sydney Opera House in as long as I can remember. It is so refreshing, even exhilarating, to see what a modern musical can be, indeed, should be. So you’ve heard of…