Festival Program


Staged: Randy Writes a Novel

Sun 26 Aug, 2.30pm
ACMI Studio 1

Randy, Australia’s most celebrated felt-face comedian, teams up with a typewriter in this perfectly unseemly hour of spoken word and gratuitous arm movements. Tear yourself emotionally asunder as Randy reads excerpts from his unpublished novel in between existential ramblings.

Recommended for mature audiences.

This session is $22/$19. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 20 July.

Head along to a free Q&A with Randy after this session. Immerse yourself in a collection of vibrant one-off theatre performances with the Staged theatre series.


1 hour

Session code


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Session Artists

Randy is the most recognisable purple face in comedy. Randy Writes a Novel was nominated for best comedy at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and has played seasons at London's Soho Theatre, Montreal's Just For Laughs Festival and most recently for an eight-week Off-Broadway season in New York.

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