SA Premiere

Showko - Absolutely Normal

Comedy / Puppetry
JP
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Welcome to the quirky and hilarious world of Showko -- Australia's favourite Japanese comedian. Wonderfully funny and off-beat, Showko's blend of stand-up, puppetry, ventriloquism and Rakugo (Japanese storytelling comedy) is hugely entertaining and utterly unique. Growing up in the kookiest culture on earth, she escaped into a childhood fantasy world of making and talking to puppets -- now it's her job. One of the standout hit shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2018. The world may be crazy, but Showko is absolutely normal. Directed by Heath McIvor (the man behind Randy the Puppet).

★★★★½ "Exceptional" Herald Sun.

"Eye-catching puppetry, excellent ventriloquism and engaging stories" My Melbourne Arts.

"A complete hoot" Squirrel Comedy.

Reviews

“If you are looking for something a bit different, a bit kooky and a complete hoot, has Showko got a show for you! ”
Lisa Clark, Squirrel Comedy

“This show will have you rolling around on the floor laughing like a dropped sushi.”
Alyse Janson, Great Scott!

“It’s a must-see show for Japanophiles and admirers of the absurd.”
Andrew O'Grady, The Advertiser

Presented by:
Janet A McLeod

Janet A McLeod is an independent producer with over 25 years experience in the field of live comedy. She is often referred to as the 'Fairy Godmother of Melbourne comedy'. Any show she produces comes sprinkled with stardust.

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Venue

Vines Room at The National Wine Centre

Cnr Hackney and Botanic Rd, Adelaide, SA, 5000

Venue

Vines Room at The National Wine Centre

Cnr Hackney and Botanic Rd, Adelaide, SA, 5000

Content Warnings

Age Suitability: PG

Family Friendly: Yes

Other Warnings:

Only two instances of quite mild course language.

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