Articles by: @SometimesMelb

Anne-Marie spent many years working with amazing artists as a producer/manager/programmer at arts festivals all over Australia, but this left her with no time to go to the theatre; so, she became a freelance writer.

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Reviews

MICF: More Tape

The Boy With Tape On His Face

I know it’s a brave call, but if you can only see one show at the Comedy Festival, make it More Tape from The Boy With Tape on His Face. It’s pure joy; like mainlining a rainbow. It’s the show you go to when you’re feeling so down that kittens…

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MICF: Immigrants’ Guide to Australia

Mark Butler

After dodging the noise and smoke to climb the three flights of stairs to the comedy venue at the Elephant and Wheelbarrow hotel, I was ready to sit down and have a good laugh.  I wasn’t prepared to have an ‘Immigration Identification Card’ with the forbidding face of Tony Abbott…

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MICF:KiDSHoW (not suitable for children)

KiDSHoW (Not suitable for children)

Shane and David of The Umbilical Brothers are incredibly good at a few very captivating skills. They have amazing use of physical movement and mime comedy. They are, in my opinion, unparalleled in their ability to create the sound scapes of their gags with only their mouths. So I find…

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MICF: The Tim Vine Chat Show

Tim Vine Chat Show

I unabashedly and unashamedly love dad jokes. This means that I love one-liners in every shape and form. Tim Vine is the king of the one-liner so The Tim Vine Chat Show is the perfect show if you want to laugh/groan your way into split sides. Vine is always an…

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A Quick Chat With

Comedy Fest Chat: Hans

Hans

Adelaide loved Han’s cabaret Like A German but he’s a Melbourne Comedy Festival virgin. With a band called The Ungrateful Bastards, dancers called The Lucky Bitches, an endless supply of sequins and feather boas and rave reviews, he’ll have no problems feeling at home. What MICF shows are you most looking forward to…

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Malthouse: Frankenstein

Dana Miltins, The Rabble, Frankenstein

My uterus is still reacting to The Rabble’s Frankenstein. I say it every time, but no one makes theatre like The Rabble does and Frankenstein is stretching their own boundaries far enough for Malthouse to include content warnings. Read them and you’ll know if you should give it a miss. Working with…

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