Sonia Di Lorio – I’m Not A Robot
A rising star of the comedy stage! Sonia’s opened for Ronny Chieng and Tommy Little, performed at Splendour in the Grass and all the best Comedy Clubs right around the country. She’s also a writer for Network Ten’s ‘The Project’. Equal parts crass and endearing, her sharp new show is about how much better her life would be if she was a robot.
Jarryd Goundrey: Robots Have Taken My Laughs
Jarryd Goundrey has amassed over 20 million views online for his storytelling. He’s sold out his shows at the Adelaide Fringe in 2023 and MICF in 2022 and 2023. After going from a stupid grunt in the Australian Army to mastering technology online, Robots are taking his laughs.
Laurence Driscoll – The Prodigay Son
Prodigal doesn’t mean what you think it does. But Laurence can’t explain it for you. He’s too busy sorting through flashbacks of growing up gay in rural Australia and escaping to the city as a gay refugee. Here’s hoping the healing power of laughter works… A stand up debut directed by Claire Hooper from a new voice on the Melbourne comedy scene.
Emily Grace – Rooted
Emily has planted a garden. A real one and a metaphoric one and now it’s time to sit back and enjoy the crop. Parenting, the corporate grind, marriage, and watching Gardening Australia, She’s ended up in a 30 something’s life, Rooted. “her slice of life humour is endlessly relatable and perceptive.” Glam Adelaide ★★★★ “Hilarious” The Adelaide Show
Grace Zhang – CULT SH!T
What do spirituality, quitting your corporate job and smoking lots of weed have in common? They all helped Grace Zhang (indie darling/rising star/Hot Girl) wake up from the hyperrational technocapitalist nightmare CULT we call ‘the world’. Directed by Claire Hooper CULT SH!T will have you laughing your way into transcending the spacetime continuum.
Claire Hooper – So Proud
So many moments to be proud. From the big performances – weddings, award ceremonies, falling over in public. To the small performances – missing the train, eating sh*t at ten pin bowling, nearly falling over in public but turning it into an adorable stumble instead. So proud.