Hannah Gadsby - Body of Work

Wednesday 21 September, 7.30pm
291 days from now
Makes me laugh in ways that hurt ★★★★★ Time Out
Is she a genius? Quite probably The Age
She has created yet another masterpiece Chortle, UK

A Token Event

A brand new stand up show.

Hannah Gadsby, world class, award winning funny person has a brand new live show - Body of Work, hitting stages across Australia and New Zealand from July 2021.

In 2018 the global sensation and ground breaking Netflix special Nanette really changed things for Hannah. She won an Emmy and a Peabody.  After that a lot of people (heaps actually) started paying attention to what she had to say. Opportunities came a knocking, but Hannah decided to stick with what she loves and couldn’t quit:  stand up comedy. So, in 2019 she wrote and toured the critically acclaimed Douglas from Helsinki to Washington DC and everywhere in between, culminating in recording the show for Netflix in Los Angeles in February 2020, just in time for well…the rest of 2020.  The year that was like no other saw Hannah bunkering down in her homeland, Australia, sheltering from a global pandemic and pondering what was next. 

That ponder is now a show. A brand new live show.  One could say it’s a new body of work. Couldn’t one? 

Fortunately, being in Australia at this particular moment in history means that Hannah is able to premiere Body of Work here.

About Hannah Gadsby

The overnight success of Hannah Gadsby was more than ten years in the making, with her award winning stand up shows a sell out fixture in festivals across Australia and the UK since 2009. She played a character called Hannah on the TV series Please Like Me and has hosted three art documentaries, inspired by comedy art lectures she created to accompany collections at major galleries. Hannah’s book will be released later this year. 

Running time 70mins no interval
Recommened for ages 15+
No Babes in Arms
 

Tickets for the original show dates  (Thur 29 July 2021 & Mon 15 Nov 2021) will be valid at the new date Wednesday 21 September 2022. Any refunds for this reschedule must be submitted before 5pm Thur 2 Dec 2021.

Dates

  • Wednesday 21 September 2022 7:30 PM

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Prices

  • All $74.90

Contact

  • Civic Theatre Ticket Office
  • 4929 1977

Venue

Civic Theatre
375 Hunter Street
Newcastle
2300