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"It’s harder to write a show that's true." - Luke Kidgell

Sitting on his couch, twenty-two-year-old Luke Kidgell jokes about how he quit studying to follow his dream of being a stand-up comedian.

The Melbourne-based comedian, simply started by entering his name into an open mic night three times, admittedly wasting a month trying to get his first gig. 788 more words

Tinder Tales: A Cabaret, A Melodrama, A Comedy

Tinder Tales: A New Musical follows the passionate and turbulent dating life of unlucky-in-love Abby (Eadie Testro-Girasole). A Tinder addict, Abby wants to find ‘love at first swipe’ and is constantly on the lookout for the perfect guy. 436 more words

Mudcrabs Go Wild!: Or Do They?

Is sketch comedy a long dead artform, resigned only to occasional resurrection from its grave like a limp finger puppet? Or has the burgeoning revival we keep being told about finally taken glorious flight? 399 more words

Talk of ‘Tinder Tales’ and Fails with Writer Mattie McLeod

Mattie McLeod seems to be the typical 24 year old, studying a bachelor of Film and Television at the VCA and in constant post-traumatic turmoil over her previous Tinder flings. 788 more words