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Lena Waithe and Kid Fury developing queer black comedy for HBO

Lena Waithe and Kid Fury developing queer black comedy for HBO

Queer comedians Lena Waithe and Kid Fury are collaborating on a new sitcom for HBO that will put black LGBTI+ voices front and centre. Waithe will serve as executive producer and Fury as writer on the dark comedy “that follows Greg, a 20-something sarcastic gay black man navigating adulthood and responsibility in New York City […]

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Hannah Gadsby tells Jimmy Fallon she’s rethinking her retirement from comedy

Hannah Gadsby tells Jimmy Fallon she’s rethinking her retirement from comedy

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby has made an appearance on The Tonight Show telling host Jimmy Fallon she’s rethinking her decision to quit comedy. Gadsby had announced she’d be moving on to new ventures after delivering her show Nanette. The show has earned raved reviews as Gadsby has performed live and since a Netflix recording of the show debuted […]

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Whose Line Is It Anyway? stars heading to Perth Concert Hall

Whose Line Is It Anyway? stars heading to Perth Concert Hall

Improv comedy superstars are heading to Australia for a special live tour of the long-running series Whose Line Is It Anyway?  Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood and Greg Proops will be bringing their Emmy-nominated talent to Perth this November at the Perth Concert Hall. Using their quick wits and improv skills, the trio will take audience suggestions […]

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Get Krack!n: The Kates begin filming on Season 2

Get Krack!n: The Kates begin filming on Season 2

ABC have announced that the cameras have begun rolling on the second season of the hilarious breakfast television satire; Get Krack!n. Following on the success of their smash hit web series The Katering Show, Kates McCarthy and McLennan have left the kitchen for the living room as they try to take over the morning TV circuit. Despite […]

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Paul McDermott and Gatesy Go Solo at Astor Theatre

Paul McDermott and Gatesy Go Solo at Astor Theatre

Paul McDermott (Doug Anthony All Stars) and Steven Gates (Tripod) lock harmonies and minds to present their original songs of beauty and heartbreak, old squabbles and spontaneous nonsense at Perth’s Astor Theatre, 30 June 2018. Best known as the middle-men of Australia’s two greatest musical comedy trios, McDermott and Gates have been friends for 18 […]

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Hannah Gadsby stand-up special Nanette coming to Netflix

Hannah Gadsby stand-up special Nanette coming to Netflix

Aussie comedy favourite Hannah Gadsby is bringing her final stand-up show to Netflix next month. Nanette, which Gadsby has described as her final gig before taking her leave from the comedy world, has been touring Australia since last year. When in Perth last year, Gadsby comedically and critically analyses her queer identity, mental health, sexual […]

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Flight Attendant Star: Come fly with Pam Ann

Flight Attendant Star: Come fly with Pam Ann

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a flight attendant, traveling the world, seeing the sights, and asking passengers to politely fuck off? Then we have a show for you. The queen of the skies, Pam Ann, returns to Australia in search of her Flight Attendant Star, selecting air service wannabes and having them run the […]

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Review | Craig Hill: Someone’s Gonna Get Kilt!

Review | Craig Hill: Someone’s Gonna Get Kilt!

Craig Hill | Hellenic Club of WA | til May 5th | ★ ★ ★  ½  The front row is notoriously dangerous terrain at any stand-up gig; at a Craig Hill show you are throwing the chance of a dignified evening to the wind, as chair by chair he manages to eviscerate those foolish enough to […]

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Marloo Theatre to stage dysfunctional family favourite The Anniversary

Marloo Theatre to stage dysfunctional family favourite The Anniversary

Ever had a mother-in-law from hell? Or been part of a dysfunctional family? Marloo Theatre’s latest offering is The Anniversary, a black comedy where a mother binds her three sons to her with gifts, threats and ruthless exploitation of their weaknesses. Written by Bill MacIlwraith and directed by Rob Warner, the show sees revolt in […]

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Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson comes out as bi in new interview

Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson comes out as bi in new interview

One half of the incomparable Broad City duo has revealed she is interested in dating men and women in a recent interview. Comedian and artist Abbi Jacobson told Vanity Fair that a sense of humour and passion for what they do are traits she looks for in a partner. “I kind of go both ways; I date […]

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