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Review: Little Golden Dassalo

Tommy Dassalo has a knack for doing things a little differently while remaining easy to relate to. For his Melbourne International Comedy Festival show...

Review: Frank Woodley – Extra Ordinary

It’s been a long journey for Frank Woodley. As the Melbourne International Comedy Festival celebrates it’s thirtieth anniversary, it’s also been thirty years since...

Review: Lessons with Luis

It is difficult to remember how much you miss those ridiculous children’s programs, until they are parodied by a proficient performer. Lessons With Luis...

Review: Matilda & Me

When I was a little girl, I read voraciously, and Roald Dahl’s Matilda was a particular favourite of mine. We watched the movie on our giant...

Review: Boundless Plains to Share

The show is sold out. The audience are chatty, packed in tight with their neighbours, straining to see the stage. Tom Ballard is dashing...

Review: Sri Wanka

Despite being called Sri Wanka, Dilruk Jayasinha’s new show only loosely touches on his heritage; if you were to identify some of its major...

Review: Uncompetent

With a show title like Uncompetent, it is with a little trepidation that the audience climb the stairs to the Tuxedo Cat late in the...

Review: #1 Ninja

#1 Ninja bills itself as “an affordable and unlicensed 55-minute seminar” to help you “realise your full potential” and “conquer your enemies” so I...