Festival Program

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Making it Funny

Sat 7 Sep, 4pm
The Toff in Town

One of the gifts comedians have is turning our bitter moments of raw pain into comedy gold. Join Geraldine Hickey, Lawrence Leung, Urvi Majumdar and Kirsty Webeck as they perform and discuss stand-up material that has originated from a time of emotional hell.

Duration

1 hour

Session code

5759

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Session Artists

Geraldine Hickey is an Australian comedian, best known for her work as co-host of the Breakfasters program on Melbourne community radio station 3RRR.

Award-winning comic/screenwriter who created TV shows Unbelievable, the AFI-nominated Choose Your Own Adventure and wrote episodes of The Family Law and Maximum Choppage. He performed stand-up at Soho Theatre London and the Sydney Opera House. His show 'Sucker' was adapted into an AWGIE-nominated film and shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Award.

Urvi Majumdar is a writer and comedian based in Melbourne. A two time RAW Comedy state finalist, Urvi was recently awarded the inaugural StandUP! Grant by the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Urvi also loves literature and has work published in Verge, Rabbit and Cordite.

Kirsty Webeck is one of the most in demand comedians and speakers in the country. She's won hearts across Australia with her clever humour and her capacity to have everyone leave her shows feeling great.

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