If you had to pitch your show to a stranger, what would you say?
A bunch of comedians coming together to save the world, one stand-up set at a time. You will laugh and learn the answers to some important questions, like who is the leader we need in these trying times: ALBO, SCOMO, or that goat who yells like a human?
What does your show say about society today?
We know that times are tough. We’ve got the climate crisis, rampant inequality, and somehow Pauline Hanson is still a thing. It can be easy to fall into despair and hopelessness sometimes. Comedy is the best antidote we know (alongside collective action).
What do you want the audience to take away from your show?
We want the audience to leave behind their sadness, hate and anger and replace it with laughter, love and hope.
Who absolutely should not come to your show?
Pauline Hanson, Alan Jones, Israel Folau, Peter Dutton, Barnaby Joyce, or Donald Trump. Although we secretly hope they all come, just so we can roast them for 50 minutes. Seriously though, racists, misogynists and homophobes can all get in the bin.
What motivated you to get involved with Melbourne Fringe in the first place?
Our mission is to make comedy that is inclusive and uplifting, that never punches down, and that deals with big important issues. We’re doing this show to express a positive vision for the world we want, connect with audiences, and have fun!
An Inconvenient Comedy Show comes to Crowded in the Vaults at Pilgrim Bar from Monday September 23 to Sunday September 29 (bar Saturday). Grab your tix via the Fringe website.