Articles on ‘Comedy’
Every Brilliant Thing is the story of a seven-year-old boy who makes a wish list of everything brilliant thing worth living for in this world to cheer up his mother – from Christopher Walken’s hair to staying up till morning with someone that you love. At the beginning of the story the unnamed boy/narrator of… Read more.
Actor James Rowland has come from the UK to Brisbane – it’s his first time in this city, but not the country. Following a week of previews in London, he’s here to perform in Duncan Macmillan and Johnny Donohoe’s one-man play Every Brilliant Thing. This play is the story of a seven-year-old boy whose mother… Read more.
Craig Robinson is an American actor/comedian best known for his role as Darryl Philbin on The Office, and for movies such as Hot Tub Time Machine, The Pine-Apple Express and Knocked up. Robinson actually began his career in stand-up comedy at The Second City in Chicago, and now he’s heading to Australia in December with a… Read more.
Twelfth Night is a glorious piece of revelry. When twins Viola and Sebastian are separated in a shipwreck, each thinks the other is dead. The story that unfolds has all of Shakespearean comedy classics: mistaken identity, a shipwreck, twins, cross-dressing, a wedding and lots of laughs. Viola loves Duke Orsino, who loves Countess Olivia, who loves Viola… Read more.
Grant Busé is a performer who definitely knows how to put on a very sexy show. Armed with his trusty guitar, Busé charms the audience with a mixture of original songs and pop music medleys while slowly stripping for the very appreciative crowd. His laid-back and easygoing presence means that no one feels uneasy and… Read more.
With the 30th annual comedy festival now in full swing, we caught up with our regular MICF correspondant, Danny McGinlay, to get his picks of the 2016 Melbourne International Comedy Festival… Obviously my show is the best one at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. It goes without mentioning. Why would I even bother telling you it’s called Muck Up Day and it’s on at the Imperial Hotel from March 23rd to April 4th at 8pm? You already know. You’re aware it sold out at Brisbane Comedy Festival and is quite simply the greatest hour of stand up in the history of performance.
Stage Door Shrink returns to AussieTheatre this month with a very special guest. Rachel Cole chats with Tim Minchin about Matilda, art and taking risks. A note from Rachi… If you’re like me: an above average height, white, brunette with a reasonably good vocal range, a sub standard double turn, good teeth and gammy joints,… Read more.
It’s not often you can tell funny-slash-embarrassing stories about your partner, in front of them AND an entire audience, and get away with it. Radio personalities, comedians, husband and wife team, Stav (Hit105) and Katrina Davidson (612ABC) bear all their hilariously dirty laundry, leaving no bed sheet unturned, all in the name of entertainment. Their debut show… Read more.
When two comedians get married, love can be a funny thing… Two comedians from rival radio stations on the same stage at the same time. The twist? They’re married… to each other. For the first time in their 10 years of marriage, comedians Stav Davidson (Hit105) and wife Kat (612 ABC Brisbane) will take to… Read more.
Pulitzer prize winner Neil Simon’s play The Odd Couple was the precursor to the beloved ‘70s TV show. While I can’t compare it to the TV show (before my time), the play is an enjoyable stand-alone night of tender comedy (think a modern day Noel Coward, if you aren’t familiar with Simon’s wok). Oscar and… Read more.