|Nov 04, 2017||Darwin Entertainment Centre, Darwin - (8pm) All Ages|
17-DATE NATIONAL TOUR + ENCORE ADELAIDE SHOW ANNOUNCED
Comedy and social media sensation Frenchy spent the first half of the year performing his new stand-up show Frenchy Unleashed to sold out crowds at Adelaide Fringe Festival, Brisbane Comedy Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival and New Zealand Comedy Festival. Now it’s greater Australia’s turn to catch this comedy superstar live on stage!
Frenchy’s 17-date regional tour kicks off on Thursday 21 September at Geelong Performing Arts Centre, going on to Brisbane, Wollongong, Gosford, Newcastle, Hobart, Albury, Canberra, Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Bendigo, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast before wrapping up at Darwin Entertainment Centre on Saturday 4 November.
After the huge success of his Adelaide Fringe run earlier this year, Frenchy will be returning to Adelaide for an encore performance at the Rhino Room on Saturday 7 October.
★★★★¾ ‘A boisterous and entertaining banger of a live show.’ - Impulse Gamer
‘Filthy, funny and original.’ - The Herald (UK)
‘The young Aussie larrikin is so much more than a social media star.’ - Hidden City Secrets
A prolific writer, Frenchy writes and creates original YouTube content to upload to his channel weekly. In 2015, Frenchy and his musical collaborator Zach Gervais released their debut single Friendzone – which hit the iTunes Top 50 within 48 hours of its release, peaking at #26 and overtaking artists such as Sia and Drake along the way.
Last year, Frenchy’s narrative comedy web-series The Australiana Hostel was one of five recipients of Google and Screen Australia’s ‘Skip Ahead’ initiative- a program which awards winners up to a quarter of a million dollars to help fund and produce original narrative-based content made specifically for global audiences. The darkly funny series has been described as “If the chaos of Fawlty Towers was in the hands of the Inbetweeners and constantly reviewed online.”
★★★★ ‘Frenchy is a natural gift to the world, even if the world may be in shock for what it is about to receive.’ - FringeReview (UK)
‘Frenchy is a wicked mix of self-deprecating humour and self-confidence. Think sick jokes with moral undertones, allowing the audience to connect with Frenchy on a personal level while addressing important current social issues...unlikely role model Frenchy is a master of the stage’ - Weekend Notes
‘Sublimely unexpected...had the audience in stitches’ - Reviews Hub (UK)
With his charming, self-deprecating humour Frenchy has achieved critical acclaim and sold out seasons across Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Don’t miss your chance to see the “riotous, raucous” (The Reviews Hub, UK) Frenchy unleashed upon Australia this September through November!
Thursday 21 September – GPAC, Geelong (All Ages)
Friday 22 September – Old Museum, Brisbane (18+)
Saturday 23 September – IPAC, Wollongong (All Ages)
Thursday 28 September – Laycock Street Theatre, Gosford (All Ages)
Friday 29 September – Lizotte’s, Newcastle (All Ages)
Saturday 30 September – Theatre Royal, Hobart (All Ages)
Thursday 5 October – Entertainment Centre, Albury (All Ages)
Friday 6 October – ANU Bar, Canberra (All Ages)
Saturday 7 October – Rhino Room, Adelaide (All Ages)
Thursday 12 October – Brothers Leagues Club, Cairns (18+)
Friday 13 October – Kirwan Tavern, Townsville (18+)
Saturday 14 October – Mt Pleasant Tavern, Mackay (18+)
Saturday 21 October – Capital Theatre, Bendigo (All Ages)
Thursday 26 October – C.Ex Coffs, Coffs Harbour (18+)
Friday 27 October – Sharks Club, Gold Coast (18+*)
Saturday 28 October – Villa Noosa, Sunshine Coast (18+)
Saturday 4 November – Entertainment Centre, Darwin (All Ages)
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