Stood Up!

Comedy • Stand Up
New Zealand • Australian Premiere
Stand Up Comedy at Ayers House, The Library.

Award winner, Stephen Papps, brings his stand up comedy to the Adelaide Fringe 2020.

Deadpan Pappsy is so dry he can make dust cry.
Social mishap stand up comedy!!!

Papps' reviews:
"Comedy rules the night . . . Addictive entertainment!" Rod Lewis
“Papps’ wit is as sharp as his physicality is loose . . . Nothing short of flawless . . . expert delivery” Theatre scenes
"Huge range of facial expressions and vocal nuances . . . very entertaining.” Shona Craven, Metro Scotland

Presented by: Stephen Papps

Stephen first came to prominence in 1992, earning Best Actor at The N.Z Film awards for the role of Firpo in End of the Golden Weather.
He wrote and performed the highly successful solo comedy/drama Blowing It, which toured throughout New Zealand, Australia, Berlin, UK and Edinburgh, from 1999 - 2015.
He has 28 years professional acting and writing experience. in theatre, film and television, including: Fresh Eggs; Braindead; Pop Up globe as Jaques in "As you like it".
He wrote and performed solo comedy piece "Third Person Tense!" 2012.

He was nominated Best Actor for both The NZ Film Awards and the American independent movie makers’ The Maverick Awards for his role as Misha in Russian Snark (2010).

Reviews & Fringefeed Reacts

  • Papps' huge range of facial expressions and vocal nuances make this a surprisingly undemanding comic experience and a very entertaining one. - Shona Craven, Metro Scotland.

  • wonderfully funny show.. - The NZ Listener

  • Of THIRD PERSON TENSE: "hilarious Papps' extraordinarily commanding performance has had us enthralled from lights up.” - Theatreview - Matt Baker, Theatreview