Adrienne Truscott: Asking For It

Truscott makes light of a taboo, weilding a rapier wit

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Can you make jokes about rape? Adrienne Truscott isn’t skirting the issue. In fact, she isn’t wearing any pants either, and rape jokes are exactly what she plans to do, all night long, even if you tell her to stop.

As part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2014, Adrienne unzips the rules and rhetoric about rape, comedy and the awkward (or awful) laughs when they collide, with a string of standup shows at the Portland Hotel.

Using commentary from George Carlin, Louis C.K and Robert De Niro, she takes on polka dots, pussy puppets, miniskirts and rape whistles, with enough gin and tonic to get a girl in trouble and her pussy talking. Set to pop music.

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Portland Hotel

Portland Room
127 Russell St

Melbourne 3000

Nearby Stations: Flinders Street

Telephone 1300 660 013

Price from $26.00 to $35.00

Date 27 Mar-20 Apr

Open Tue-Sat 9.45pm; Sun 8.45pm

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