Review: Garfield: The Musical with Cattitude

 The cast is also accommodating of their younger audience members when breaking the fourth wall and more unscripted moments. This was prominent during during one scene where Garfield slowly traverses the stage to hug his beloved teddy Pookie. At this time several members of the audience chatted about the show as well as having something to eat whilst the cast maintained the scene’s comic tension

12 April 2018
Review: Josh Glanc’s All-in-One Comedy Spectacular

From a wannabe bike rider bustling through Melbourne’s CBD to an NFL star promoting the benefits of using raw fish and a magical Chicken Tikka Masala wrap, viewers have a lot to be charmed by. By the end, Glanc is down to nothing but his underwear, proving that this modern, millennial themed show strays far from the classics.

12 April 2018
Review: Fall in Love with Rhys Nicholson

The setting of the Swiss club, a restaurant/bar/function space serving the delicacies of Switzerland, oddly suited eccentrically charming Nicholson, noting it as an ideal location if a war were to suddenly break out on Flinders Lane. Seminal is the eight solo stand up show of trouper Nicholson, joining notable Bonda Fide, which was nominated for the best show award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2016.

12 April 2018
Double Denim
Review: Double Denim Adventure Show

Michelle Brasier and Laura Frew, who together make up the comedy duo double denim, present Double Denim Adventure Show during this years’ Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) season.

11 April 2018
Review: Loveless

It is, of course, we all groan in anticipation of the cop-out answer, all of these. It’s a sad story about a couple of selfish people, Zhenya and Boris, and their pale child, Alexey who won’t stop crying. In one scene, Zhenya confesses to her new lover that Alexey has repulsed her since his birth.

11 April 2018
Daniel Sloss
Scottish Comedian Daniel Sloss Brings his New Show Now to MICF

It was with cautious optimism that I returned to Federation Square to see Daniel Sloss’ latest show Now.

11 April 2018
Matt Okine
Matt Okine’s The Hat Game: Now Showing at MICF

You may know Matt Okine from his time as half of Triple J’s Matt & Alex breakfast show, but take it from me, this is the year to sample his stand-up.

11 April 2018
Lucy Peach
Interview: Lucy Peach

Lucy Peach stars as the greatest human being in her award-winning show My Greatest Period Ever.

11 April 2018
Guy Montgomery
Interview: Guy Montgomery

Guy Montgomery has the linguistic ability and dissertation of a young Freud.

11 April 2018
Review: BØRNS at Howler

In the inevitable encore, BØRNS apologises for his bad manners. “I’m sorry. I didn’t wish you sweet dreams…” And promptly launches into Sweet Dreams. I buy a t-shirt. Sweet Dreams Tour 2018.

9 April 2018
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