First published on 10 May 2009. Updated on 12 May 2009.
The Comedy Festival is barelling on, and you've got no excuse not to be laughing your head off – even though you've already missed some brilliant comedy from the likes of The Pajama Men, Dylan Moran, Steve Coogan, Pablo Francisco, David O'Doherty, Jamie Kilstein, Jeremy Hotz, Adam Hills and Brendan Burns, among others. But in case you're still umming and ahhing about what shows to see, let your chuckle-lovin' friends at Time Out Sydney make some inspired recommendations.
year he took out not one but two golden cocks in the inaugural Time Out
Comedy Awards (which you can vote in right here!), because we thought
he was the future of comedy. He's now doing his All The Thoughts I've
Had Since I Was Born show at the mighty Enmore Theatre, which we think proves we're
pretty much on the money.
Enmore Theatre, Fri 8 May.
Is he comedy? Is he art? Is he hip-hop? Lordy, the man's everything – he claims to offer up 300 voices, but we confess that we lost count after about 240…
Factory Theatre, until Sat 9 May.
The Paradoxical Adventures Of Lawrence Leung and Andrew McClelland
Mr Leung was another Time Out Comedy Awards winner last year, and he's now on the television and everything! We interviewed him about it here, and you can see his new, time-travelling live show in the immediate future (and possibly past).
The Factory Theatre, Fuse Box, until Sat 9 May.
His show promises More Josh That You Can Handle, and he's
already been forced to add two extra shows to his run to accomodate the
demand – and this brilliant young comic is using it as an opportunity
to film his first ever DVD, so you'll be able to immortalise your
laughter by getting along.
Yalumba Wine Bar, Enmore Theatre, until Sat 9 May.
Impro Australia's Rebecca De Unamuno talks about the show here, but if you've ever wanted to see a 40s film-noir created live on stage before your very eyes – expect a deady game of cat and mouse mixed with a tangled web of mystery and intrigue!