Girls Night ☆ ☆ ☆ 1/2 Cath Styles presents a rotating smorgasboard of funny women to tempt your haha bits. I saw Cath as host, Rachel Geary as the timid, laconic yet ultimately acerbic Nance from the Country, Anna Log’s delightfully cynical songs, Linda Beatty’s gorgeous harp work on subverted fairytales, and DeAnne Smith closed […]
So, my MICF planning has basically been trying to see people that I’m not likely to see at the coming-soon Sydney Comedy Festival, with occasional indulgences for absolute favourites of mine where I just can’t wait another few weeks. My indulgence tonight was Hannah. Fed Square Pitch 29 March – 13 April Tuesday-Friday 1pm, 2.30pm […]
I’ve yanked them directly from my tweet feed, so the first tweet below is actually the last of the show. Scroll down to the bottom to read from the start, or else read from here and feel like your travelling backwards in time. See if you can spot the point of the technical glitch! #micf […]
Lots of comedy tragics are putting together their recs for this year:
Rollins is touring his spoken word show around Australia in April & May.
28 February – 25 March 2012 – Returning for the fourth year, Brisbane Comedy Festival brings audiences a line up with international headliners Tom Green, Stephen K Amos, Mark Watson and Daniel Kitson and introduces the Best of Malaysian Comedy starring Harith Iskander.
Daniel Townes (@danieltownes) posted this today, and it’s striking quite a few chords:
This year’s Adelaide Fringe promises to be one of the best yet. The 2012 program features a record-breaking 4,000 artists in 923 events, including 250 comedy acts, 130 theatre shows, 170 concerts, 100 cabaret shows and 110 art and design exhibitions. Additional categories include circus, dance, special events, film and puppetry. And who might the […]
It looks pretty much exactly like the old GFI, except that it’s now part of the brand new Comedy Tragics Network, where Aussie comedy performers and promoters can come together to help our industry grow. GFI is now mostly going to stick to news and reviews while the listings will shift to the Comedy Tragics […]
So, who did I see over the yearly festive hiatus in local comedy rooms? Herewith a series of short-short reviews of a few big names I caught up with on their tours: