“You can joke about any subject, but what’s your object in telling it?” | Bethany Black talks throwing comedy at the walls and seeing what sticks

How did you get into comedy? I find the how a lot less interesting than the “why” which is a pathological need to be liked coupled with a crushing inability to truly enjoy anything. The how is that I’d wanted to act, then I met performing arts students when I went to college and decided … Continue reading “You can joke about any subject, but what’s your object in telling it?” | Bethany Black talks throwing comedy at the walls and seeing what sticks

“Turns out there’s a lot of atrocities of the British Empire involved” | Edy Hurst on deep diving into War of the Worlds for his own re-boot-daptation-homage

What is your show about? My show is about me, Edy Hurst, doing what the rest of this godforsaken world is too scared to do; finally close the book on the 125 year old book that is the War of the Worlds book by H.G. Wells. Book. As wells as all of it's litany of … Continue reading “Turns out there’s a lot of atrocities of the British Empire involved” | Edy Hurst on deep diving into War of the Worlds for his own re-boot-daptation-homage

“I’d love to come away from this show having been able to start a conversation” | Jake Donaldson talks masculinity and mental health in his new show, Neurotica

What is your show about? I suppose at its core its about my personal experiences of anxiety, and it certainly features lots of real stories from my life, but more generally it’s about how life as a modern, progressive, feminist man in a world still trying to break free of toxic masculinity contributes to anxiety … Continue reading “I’d love to come away from this show having been able to start a conversation” | Jake Donaldson talks masculinity and mental health in his new show, Neurotica