Globe Alley Comedy Festival Program

BEHIND THE CURTAIN is the only show that shines a light on every crazy, ridiculous and insane method used to create the Independent Theatre you’ll see during the Comedy Festival. From walking as a Pigeon through hot blood to find one’s emotional truth, to writing scripts specifically designed for casting hot nudes, is there nothing these desperate Creatives won’t do in a bid to create the perfect piece of theatre? This show will expose a wound that will end, or save, the Theatre

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Blending the tales of the 20th century’s foremost cougar with modern literature’s most notorious shipwreck survivor in a fresh sketch-fable-parody-party, Chelsea Zeller and Samuel Russo guide you on the escapade of a lifetime. Part clowning, part drag, part paranormal lightning storm, Mrs Robinson Crusoe delivers an assorted cast of exceedingly ridiculous characters to take you on an outrageous ride through space and time, sex and love, rock, roll and the human condition

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What’s under the stairs? A wizard boy? No. ‘Tis John the Knight. John has been readying his pauldron legs and cheese-crusted toes for a small all-out war between a moth duct taped to your nan’s fork collection and a medium-sized bear with porridge ears. Oh, and he’s gonna do it without talking. BOOM.

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A show about sexuality, the ethics of meat eating and the Titanic, or as they say in the business “The Comedy Trifecta”, “Drinking for Two” is a collection of stories about finding yourself, behind the flannelette shirts, at the back of the closet

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Jacqueline is a charming little parsnip with a butternut pumpkin sized heart and strong meaty hind legs. She’s the delicious roast dinner you’ve always wanted to watch perform comedy. She’s certifiably perfect and has love letters from her exes to prove it. You’ll be kicking your tits if you miss this!

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Two friends follow their dream of creating an amazing sketch show! But among the squirting citrus, the '80s aerobics, and the magic mike strip routines...they fear their dream might be out of reach. It's comedy, it’s burlesque, it's slap stick, it's heartfelt...it's harder than they thought. Nominated for "Best Comedy" 2018 Melbourne Fringe Festival and winner of the "New Zealand Tour Ready Award" 2018 Sydney Fringe Festival

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When Fran was little, she wanted to be Harrison Ford. To get to pash Carrie Fisher. Or maybe she wanted to be Carrie to get to pash Harrison. We can't be sure. But now she is a nincompoop who creates high-art/weird-ass comedy shows. GOLDEN GIBBO NOMINEE 2017 "really, really fucking funny" POPCULTURE-Y

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Camilleri returns, after electric seasons at Melbourne’s Comedy and Fringe festivals, with an acidic hour of bracing yet nuanced comedy, explorative characters and a penchant for the absurd. Reckless, observant and crisper than a Ritz Cracker™, prepare to take a walk on the beta side—as Camilleri has several, and they all can’t wait to meet you

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