31 March - 24 April
Riverside Terrace, Federation Square, Melbourne
Concession $23.50 (N/A Sat)
Tightarse Tuesday $22
Group (8 or more) $20 (N/A Fri & Sat)
Australia’s favourite oddball Swedish megastar, the bell-bottomed buffoon from La Clique, is back with more ideas than Ikea in his tatty bag of tricks.
Featuring shambolic magic, lightning-fast humour, silly songs and very expensive props, don’t miss the chance to feast on Carl-Einar’s delicious Swedish Meatballs!
"A Nordic Tommy Cooper, with a dash of Lee Evans’s slapstick...explosively brilliant...a sublime piece of physical comedy, sure to delight." Chortle.co.uk
"Nonsensical mirth from beginning to end. 4.5 stars." The Age
"Camp, kitsch, cringe-worthy and ultimately hilarious, Carl-Einar Häckner is now officially big down under! 4.5 stars." Adelaide Advertiser
"A hilariously backward comedy magician...Tommy Cooper meets Bjorn Again. If I laugh more at anything this Christmas, call me an ambulance." The Times (UK) review of La Clique
"A sublime piece of physical comedy"
"Sweden's King of Slapstick"
The Age (feature)
The Times (UK)
"Comedy magic a Swede deal"
"Had the audience in fits of laughter bordering on tears"
Arts Hub review of Ali McGregor's Late-Nite Variety-Nite Night
"he's very funny"
"Mad over Meatballs"