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2 years ago
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Les Misérables is a classic musical, based on the 1862 novel of the same name. First opening on Broadway in 1987 and running until 2003, it is the fifth longest running Broadway show. Numerous adaptations of the story have been produced over the years, including the more recognised 2012 film and the more recent 2018...
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2 years ago
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Have you got your Christmas plans organised? Heading to a relative’s house for Christmas lunch with the whole extended family perhaps? Well, you’re in luck, Maverick Newman and Stacey Thomsett are here to assist you in ensuring that this year, there’s no fights, drama or crying happening around the Christmas tree. Christmas with relatives can...
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2 years ago
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During the opening number of Cutting Loose, a tribute to the town of Geelong, Lucy Horan describes herself as a big fish in a small pond. This description seems quite apt, as the show progresses the audience is treated to a highly entertaining hour of feminism laced musical numbers – and there always is, always...
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3 years ago
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Muggles, witches and wizards alike are guaranteed to enjoy Wizard Actors: A Brief History of Magic. Created by and starring Melbourne based actors Caitlin Yolland and Rob Llyod (who we spoke to last week), Wizard Actors is an fantastic adventure into a world inspired by the ever famous Harry Potter series. When you find yourself...
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3 years ago
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Jack Druce would just like to make sure that everyone knows he’s not the Kitchen Bird namesake of his show – that refers to an actual bird that may or may not have stalked him within a kitchen over a period of time. The private room that the show is located in at Belleville is...
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3 years ago
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Like many shows at the Butterfly Club, a bar and venue that is quirky and a just a little bit weird, Bad Luck Cabaret is perfectly suited to its venue. Performed by Laurie Black, Bad Luck Cabaret is an entertaining night of singing, piano playing, guest comedians and a clothes making competition (trust me, not as out...
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3 years ago
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There’s a new villain in town and he’s here to turn you all into cheeseheads! Luckily, superhero duo Bobby and Wanda are here to defeat the evil Mr Cheesehead with the help of their enthusiastic and courageous audience! You’ll Never Guess Where I Hid The Cheese is a quirky and entertaining children’s performance by Alicia...
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3 years ago
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Jekyll & Hyde: The Sequel may be this reviewer’s favourite show at comedy festival this year so far. The performance is a side splitting, satirical romp through Victorian England, with a multitude of characters and side plots. Developed by Martin Dunlop, who has a solid history of his own take on fictional tales under his...
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3 years ago
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2018 will mark the first show that Jack Druce has done for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in two years. With a strong background in comedy, Druce is one of the more notable comedians to pay attention to during the festival. Pop Culture-y’s Stacey Waters was able to have a chat with Jack, finding out...
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3 years ago
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Andy Matthews’ and Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall’s Sci-Fi Sketch Experience is certainly an experience you’ll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else at the comedy festival this year. Ever wanted to see a doctor dismember a body in an aeroplane cockpit in order to safely land a plane? Well, look no further than the Sci-Fi Sketch Experience. While...