Month: September 2011

  Night two. With Melbourne weeping like a postnatal mother last night, I was bracing myself to perform for an audience of three. But oh ye of little faith. SIX! Six audience members, I tell you! I am moving UP! They were delish. I wanted to smother them in chocolate and nibble on their lobes. We had a grand time together, even when my radio mic attachment commenced a dance with gravity down my tights mid-show. My recovery efforts brought new meaning to the term “an intimate audience.” Then, at the end, the “Sexy Six”, as they shall now be…

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As I type this I am trying to oversee, with very little success, Mister 2’s nap-time, my persistence in this mission only due to the selfish knowledge that it could equal nap-time for me. Aye. Last night was Opening Night of “The Unexpected Variety Show” at Melbourne Fringe and it was BEWDIFUL. Seriously lovely crowd, very full of smiles and laughs which makes the show umpteen times more easy and fun to do. The word suggestion for last night’s improv song (if I haven’t already told you, before the show the audience writes down words into a suggestion bucket for…

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Tech run today. Happy times. Started off with Mister Two making himself well at home in the theatre. Hey, he has been onstage since he was a foetus, so I guess it makes sense. The space at Revolt Melbourne is UNBE-FREAKING-LIEVABLE. Seriously. Agh. I am going to do my darndest to do a video tour of it just to share some with you, it is better than robot space-cake. Then a slight technical hitch in the form of my planned piano for the run not working out after all. The beyond amaze-balls Rebecca from A Green Cow (who, I must…

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I’m off to jump on a plane tomoz (and have packed some Allens snakes just so I can amuse myself with a pop culture reference) to Melbs, and in starting this grand adventure, I thought it was a fine time to do a FAQ sesh. Damn I love FAQs. They make me feel so…frequented. 1. How long are you going for and how many shows are you doing? 2 weeks! 12 shows! 1 nervous breakdown! 2. Are you flying solo or are you taking the fam? A leetle bit of both. After much deliberation, I opted to bring my littlest,…

Read the PostFAQ on my Melbourne Fringe run!