29 March - 22 April
plus Fri 20th & Sat 21st @ 11.15pm
Melb Town Hall - Supper Room
Cnr Swanston & Collins Sts, Melbourne
Advise ticket staff of access requirements when buying tickets. Please arrive 15min early.
All Tix Sat $30
Full Wed-Fri & Sun $28
Laugh Pack $26 (N/A Fri) $26
Tightarse Tuesday $24
Winner Best Comedy 2011 Adelaide Fringe
Nominee Best Comedy 2011 Edinburgh Fringe
Nominee Barry Award 2011 Melbourne Comedy Festival
A man is standing next to another man, they have nothing in common and nothing to speak of, maybe they can talk about the weather.
“A breathlessly inventive psycho-comedy that thrives off Simmons's warped whimsicality… a montage of elliptically surreal, jarringly abrupt vignettes that cumulatively suggest a series of The Mighty Boosh run through a shredder. ★★★★★" The Independent (UK)
“A stupendous blast of full on surrealism. ★★★★★" The Telegraph (UK)
“Hits transcendent levels of daftness. ★★★★" The Guardian
“There is such joy, such relish in the way Simmons performs he becomes an utterly irresistible comedy force… Simmons is channeling the comedy genius of The Pythons.” The Scotsman
"such passion and complexity that it approaches genius - *****"
The Scotsman (UK)
"breathlessly inventive psycho-comedy - *****"
The Independant (UK)
"Sam Simmons - Fail - *****"
"Sam Simmons and Jerry Seinfeld named in top 5 comedy shows of 2011"
Time Out London
"a breath of fresh air blowing through a forest of stand-up microphone stands - *****"
"It's hard to tell where Simmons ends and his grotesque creation begins. That's the beauty"
"Sam Simmons - About the Weather - ****"
"Simmons’ commitment as a performer is simply astonishing and the show is a technical triumph. - ****"