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Here’s when Hannah Gadsby’s new special Douglas is coming to Netflix

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alan cumming adelaide cabaret festival

Not only is Alan Cumming not acting his age, but he’s also returning to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival this June as Artistic Director. The Tony Award-winning Hollywood actor and cabaret king promises to turn the spotlight on Australia’s best, brightest, and boldest performers. The festival features more than 180 artists in 105 performances over 12 …

christian hull memoir book leave me alone

Chances are if you opened Facebook in the last three years you experienced the screeching ball of profanity, blonde wigs and sexual innuendo that is Christian Hull. Now Hull has told his story in memoir Leave Me Alone, a no holds barred account of his life and also his rise to fame. Almost overnight, the …

the producers altitude theatre

Undoubtedly one of the greatest musicals of all time, The Producers, presented by Altitude Theatre, comes to Brisbane Powerhouse this March. Written by comedic genius Mel Brooks, this big brassy show then went on to win a record twelve Tony Awards. Scroll down for video Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan adapted The Producers from Brooks’ …

hannah gadsby douglas netflix release date

Aussie comedy sensation Hannah Gadsby has announced that her new special Douglas will come to Netflix next month. The Tasmanian-born comic became a global star after Netflix filmed and released her subversive stand-up show Nanette two years ago. Now Gadsby has announced her follow-up Douglas, named after her beloved pet dog, will arrive on the …

A Very Naughty Christmas brisbane powerhouse

Christmas is coming early this year, though Santa is never premature so he’s coming with a very full sack. His sleigh is loaded up and the jolly red man is ready to rock with coarse language, nudity, adult themes and drug references in A Very Naughty Christmas. And that’s just the bits they warn you …

“Describe myself in three words? Unapologetic, authentic, and vulnerable.” Meet Jason Chasland, the award-winning, multi-disciplinary bringing his alter ego Leather Lungs to Brisbane for four nights of heartfelt honesty and humour in Son of a Preacher. The thought-provoking and hilarious show tackles adversity through anecdotes and high-pitched notes. And if stories aren’t your thing, don’t worry …

randy rainbow cheeto christ stupid-czar

Randy Rainbow, the internet’s favourite musical satirist, this week released Cheeto Christ Stupid-Czar. The song magnificently parodies Donald Trump’s self-aggrandisement. The American president recently referred to himself as the ‘King of Israel’ and ‘the chosen one’. Scroll down for vid Cheeto Christ Stupid-Czar finds inspiration in a medley of three songs from Andrew Lloyd Weber’s …

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Can you believe? Queer Eye grooming guru Jonathan Van Ness is bringing his live comedy show to Australian shores. The show Jonathan Van Ness: Road To Beijing revolves around his “lifelong quest” to become a figure skating prodigy in time for the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022. Jonathan will kick off the tour at the …

hannah gadsby douglas brisbane qpac netflix

Comedian Hannah Gadsby announced she will bring her new stand-up show Douglas to QPAC in Brisbane next January. Douglas is named after the Tasmanian-born comic’s dog and premiered in Melbourne in March. The comedian is touring the show in the US until July. And on Tuesday, Gadsby announced two new more shows for Melbourne and …

josh thomas new show everything is gonna be okay

The first trailer for comedian Josh Thomas’ new show Everything’s Gonna Be Okay is here. Thomas announced in December that Disney-owned network Freeform had ordered 10 episodes of the half hour series, Thomas’ follow-up to the excellent Please Like Me. Everything’s Gonna Be Okay will follow Josh’s character Nicholas, a 25-year-old who still lives at …

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