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Tasma Terrace Comedy Festival Program

This 45 word description exists to MANIPULATE and ENTICE you into coming to this show. You're being SWINDLED. Comedians WRITE THESE THEMSELVES. 23 22 WORDS LEFT 19. THIS SHOW IS AN ANGRY, IMPASSIONED RESPONSE TO COMEDIANS WHO DISRESPECT THEIR AUDIENCES. I WOULD NEVER DO THAT

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Ridiculous, poignant and laugh-out-loud storytelling cabaret about different kinds of love, sex, relationships and heartbreak. All fuelled with real-life embarrassments, heartfelt soul singing and the joy and pain of being human.  ★★★★ – Theatre Weekly ★★★★ – The Spy in the Stalls

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Neil Triffett, creator of Netflix’s Emo the Musical,  presents a bitter-sweet, musical romp through the heartache and pain people cause themselves. Armed with a ukulele, a piano, and a darkly-comic sense of humour, Neil will share stories of his own misery, the misery of others, and, on the upbeat nights, your misery too

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Sharyn is having a good time. She’s having a ball. She has returned from living in the UK for two years with a brand new show about how a devotion could be seen as an “obsession” and how tragedy can sometimes be subjective. You’ve got to laugh, right? … right?

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Three of your favourite cinematic works from the esteemed Hilary Duff oeuvre brought to life by one woman in an UNAUTHORISED! and UNOFFICIAL! good time. Riotous (consensual) audience interaction, The Great Roast of Paolo, mysterious masquerades, drill team choreography, in-depth film analysis and more!

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Average height. Average build. Above average jokes. Watch Nick pretend to be confident. Marvel at his unique plainness. Struggle to tell him apart from literally any other white male comedian. "one of Adelaide's more intelligent comedians... a first rate comic." RIP IT UP. "You might have an “I was there when” moment." The West Australian

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Pretty Good Lineup is a pretty good lineup of six Melbourne comedians doing their best jokes, stories gags and other various what-have-yous

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Oliver Coleman is breaking all the pool rules. Dive in and experience this frenetic hour of unbridled silliness. This wet and wild show is full to the brim with this master of buffoonery’s unique character comedy and surreal stand-up.  BYO pool noodle!

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Iszzy Williamson is a psych major. Emily Weir is an expert on Dr. Phil. Pulling on self-help and pop psychology tropes, they create a heartwarming, mind-altering comedy experience. Who says destigmatising mental illnesses can't be completely hysterical? Do not operate heavy machinery after watching

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Jeeves is going to be a dad. The only thing that stands in the way of his goal of being the best dad in the world is that he already dislikes his unborn, next-gen kids. He explores stories from his own ethnic upbringing to reveal how they've affected him as a human being, and future-dad, so far

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"Democracy is in decline, the climate is in peril, and all the good movies keep disappearing from Netflix. The world is a mess, why not laugh at it? Tim Logan is a prolific writer and performer. He is currently developing multiple projects for TV. David Rose has been writing comedy since before he was born. In 1994, David was voted 'Funniest Sperm' by over 12 million of his peers.

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Twenty-three years ago, the Carlton Blues won the AFL Grand Final. It was the best day of Carol’s life. Now, after watching her once-proud club crumble into mediocrity, she faces the greatest challenge in modern football history… Making the Blues great again

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Filipino-Kiwi comedian James Roque always thought that all his hang-ups about race were born when he stepped foot off that plane and onto his new home years ago. Now he realises that he accidentally checked in some baggage. Join him as he unpacks it all - who knows what will come out.

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New Yorker Eve Ellenbogen has always been told she's a bit over-the-top: too loud, too emotional, too much... just like every other woman in history. Eve had always told herself she was immune to these bullshit social expectations, staying her chatty, Jewy, unfuckable-with self...until something happened that made her question everything. (Also, there are at least a few dick jokes. Probably even more than a few. So there's something for everyone)

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Chloe is now a girl. 3 years ago she came out as transgender. Her insights into living as both genders and dating, coming out,  living true to yourself and finding a comfortable pair of shoes have become a total hit with audiences.  Go and check her out

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Is It Just Me? (colloquial, rhetorical question) meaning am I the only one who thinks this? Jai Cameron shares and questions his experiences about life as we know it in his new comedy show. Audiences will leave saying I thought it was just me… or will they? After his inaugural sell-out comedy show, ‘Would You Like Fries With That?’ You won’t want to miss his Melbourne Comedy Festival debut

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For Reeni Inosha, preserving her market rate is important - but how far will she go to have it all? Through hilarious sketches and storytelling, Reeni invites you into her world of protecting her 'happy', and explores why she’s no longer worried about growing old and living alone. She has a lifetime supply of retinol, a relationship with the Buddha and is a foster mum to a new puppy every month

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Matthew Vasquez – RAW Comedy National Finalist 2018. Mathew Hespe – "\'Classic observational comedy... Consistent and quality laughs.' (Hugging Comedians). Ian McCarthy – Rat. Join three of Melbourne's brightest young comedians for an hour of solid laughs

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Have you ever been harassed whilst dressed as a pudding in a shopping centre? Forced to dance around children’s tables as they eat at birthday parties? Turned up to Christenings as a clown? Isabella lifts the lid on the ridiculous and publicly embarrassing extents performers will go to, with unbelievably chaotic and hilarious true stories. ★★★★ - The Advertiser

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Jake is a lippy Queen. At a time when the truth is filtered like an Instagram influencer's selfie, there has never been a better time to loosen your lips. Raunchy with zero bars held, award-winning Kiwi comedian Jake Howie isn't for those who are prudish or fake. And if they don't like it? Let Them Eat Jake

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A compilation show featuring a rotating bill of comedians and storytellers talking about everything book related - it could be anything from a kids book that scarred them for life to a time they partied with Salman Rushdie - whatever it is, if you like reading there'll be something for you

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A self-confessed, highly strung lesbian working for the Tax Office who was once heckled for "Not Being Gay Enough", Kimberley is clearly living the dream (seriously comedy better not take off). Lightning, a sensitive soul offers up spritely yarns from a life that has been anything but straight and boring

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Charisa Bossinakis returns to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with her second show Paquito. Bossinakis delves into the myths we are told from birth like travel is good for the soul and family is the greatest blessing (really? Have you been to Christmas lunch?)

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When their director Paul Noodle (a pool noodle) goes missing in time, two comedians risk everything to bring him back. With tech by Sandro Falce. "a phenomenal comedy show" - Squirrel Comedy "the funniest existential crisis you’ll ever have" -The Dialogue "destined to be legends" - Weekend Notes

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Prepare yourself for hilarious tales of the macabre from sketch comedian and not-particularly-spooky guy David Massingham (The Big HOO-HAA!, Impro Melbourne). Following his critically-praised solo debut Sketch Me Like One of Your French Girls, Massingham is channeling his inner-Vincent Price. Join this Raw Comedy state finalist for an interactive sketch storytime session to die for.

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Both John and Rakhesh are ready to tell you about their hilarious experiences as foreigners in strange lands. Leave your inhibitions at the door and cut loose, as they take you on a no-holds-barred journey through tales of their travels, that have brought them from their birthplaces to settle on these shores!

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A sketch show disguised as a sci-fi engineering presentation on the glorious potential of the new magma mining industry.  From ideas generated on the 'Two in the Think Tank' podcast. 

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This time last year Hunter was single, childless and gay as hell but 12 months can change a LOT. Dragging his dad-bod back to MICF in 2019 the radio host and Head Writer at The Project is ready to work out what the bloody hell happened to his life. "Wild, Weird and Very, Very Funny" -Herald Sun

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Josh Chodziesner toes the line between entertainment and desperation in this hour of high concept, high commitment sketch comedy. There IS a plan, but Josh will turn the entire show on it's head if that's what you want. Is that what you want? Please tell me what you want.

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Gravy secrets is a one woman show about three women trying to make it big in the city. The stories of three characters are interweaved to create this absurd, dark and refreshing part play, part sketch comedy show. With raw chicken, no gravy and no secrets Kimi fox explores what it means to be #trending

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