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Fiannah de Rue It's Not Funny

Enter Closer & Crowded

Fiannah de Rue It's Not Funny

Few things bring us together like death does. In her debut solo show, improviser and comedian Fiannah de Rue (The Improv Conspiracy) invites you to shift uncomfortably in your seat as she talks you through the time her dad died. Don’t laugh, It’s not funny.

A whirlwind of sketches and storytelling where you will meet family, friends and miscellaneous locals. Death affects all of us, yet we tip-toe around it, suppressing unexpected giggles and never knowing the right thing to say. Fiannah welcomes you to giggle along with her at those funny little pearls you find in the dark and gloomy oyster of death. Sometimes, it is funny, and it’s okay to laugh.  

Fiannah de Rue is a regular performer at The Improv Conspiracy Theatre and was widely praised for her stand-out performance in the 2017 Melbourne Fringe Festival with sketch comedy troupe Bess County. In her debut solo show, Fiannah promises to deliver more eccentric and delightful characters, as well as hilarious and heartfelt true stories from her experience of dealing with death. 

Directed by Hayley Tantau (Cindy Salmon, Foxtel’s The Slot).


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