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Showko – Absolutely Normal

When:

Sun 2 Dec 2018, 5:00pm–6:00pm

Where: Horse Bazaar, 397 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne CBD, Victoria

Restrictions: 15+

Ticket Information:

  • Ticket: $22.20
  • Additional fees may apply

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Listed by: HorseBazaar

Absolutely Normal was one of the break-out hits at the Malthouse Theatre during this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival and was directed by Heath McIvor, the man behind Randy the purple puppet. This pre-show for the Adelaide Fringe Festival contains new material and is even funnier and quirkier thank before.

Welcome to the quirky and hilarious world of Showko, Australia’s favourite Japanese comedian. Kooky and off-beat, Showko’s blend of stand-up, ventriloquism and Rakugo (Japanese storytelling comedy) is hugely entertaining and utterly unique.

Armed with stories from her childhood growing up in the kookiest culture on earth, as well as her adventures as a globetrotting comedian, Showko gives you a glimpse into the craziness that exists just below the surface of Japan that most foreigners never get to see.

As a child, she escaped into a fantasy world of making and talking to puppets—now it’s her job. The world may be crazy, but Showko is absolutely normal.

As seen on Australia’s Got Talent. As heard on ABC radio’s International Women’s Day debate 2017.

"4.5 stars" - Herald Sun

“Absurdly hilarious.” - Melbourne Arts Fashion

“A complete hoot.” - Squirrel Comedy

“Prepare to be enchanted!...mesmerized by her genuine excitement and the magic of storytelling and creation.” - Theatre Press, Melbourne

“Comedy can be an art form and not just a trade.” - The Scotsman

“Absolutely delightful. Silly and clever, as well as being unlike anything else on the Fringe...” - Edinburgh Fringe Review

Ticket price includes one free drink.