An adventurous show, it shifted rapidly between circus tricks and more theatrical moments – and, at times, that venture was a little shaky.
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The women quickly drew the audience into their act, and didn’t let them go for the whole show. They were charming… funny, sweet and a little bit thought provoking.
[Chongy] would love nothing more than for you think of him as a mate telling you a funny story at the pub, except your mate is 2009’s Adelaide Comedian of the Year and still punching strong.
This show manages to whisk you away to a simpler time, while being humorously self-aware.
Five comedians performed within the hour long show, with the stand outs being the slightly built, dapper Conan O’Brien look-a-like Rhys Nicholson and the dishevelled, gangly Englishman Neil Sinclair.
His self-effacing set is a wonderfully enjoyable hour that, counter-intuitively, seems to play even better in a slightly empty room.
Through her dancing, impression-work and a flawless imitation of house music, she delivers a set of stand-up that would be the highlight at any late-night comedy venue.
Nob Happy Sock is something of a memoir of Keck’s life up until his suicide attempt, and the show works because, and this is going to sound morbid, but it’s a fascinating tale.
Hilariously self-aware, the cast unexpectedly shine through the catchy musical numbers and witty jokes.
Mickey D doesn’t carefully construct clever jokes, but more seems to start talking in the hope that it eventually ends up somewhere funny – luckily, it almost always does.
This is what Fringe is all about, something a bit different from the norm, at times a bit ‘out there’ and a mix of comedy and drama.