Archive | May, 2009

SCF’09: Axis of Awesome vs Bee

This was the Sydney Comedy Festival show my kids begged me to take them to see, based purely on the CD I brought home from the last AoA show I saw. So we went as a family, and we did LOL. […] Lee Naimo’s long-suffering persona must take some sort of prize for most costume effort for a one-liner, Benny Davis’ musical arrangements will strain something if they get any tighter, and Jordan Raskopolous scowled like the devil and sang like an angel.

The Debutante Diaries: Brisbane tonight and tomorrow

This may be Brisbane’s only chance to catch Kate McLennan’s hit show.

The Debutante Diaries by Kate McLennan

Where: QUT Gardens Theatre, 2 George Street, Brisbane (next to City Botanic Gardens)
When: Friday 22 May 8pm
Saturday 23 May 2pm (matinee) and 8pm
Bookings: Phone: 07 3138 4455 or Web:
Cost: $24 – $38, $4 discount for matinee

SCF’09: Hannah Gadsby

I had a high sense of anticipation from a few snatched glimpses, and was certainly not disappointed: her keen sense of the ridiculous and acutely ironic observational skills make for a compelling hour that flies by. Word is spreading – her show had to be moved from the Other Room to the much larger Boiler Room due to ticket demand.