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BROAD - Geraldine Quinn (option 2)
Geraldine Quinn
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Geraldine Quinn Broad


Geraldine Quinn Broad

Nominee for Most Outstanding Show 2022 Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Aunty Gerry's back.

Agnes Moorehead. Rhonda Burchmore. Vivienne Westwood with a tit out. There is something heady about these kinds of brassy broads. So many (b)older women, so many (A)FAB icons to look up to. So what if these camp inspo glamour heroines feel a bit close to your own sagging jawline? Well, you write your own ridiculous story and paint your own ridiculous face in a cabaret about how anyone can find their inner Endora – bejewelled kaftan and all.

Multi-award-winning rock cabaret artist Geraldine Quinn (winner of the 2011 Golden Gibbo Award, as seen on Spicks and Specks, Upper Middle Bogan, The Weekly) returns to Melbourne International Comedy Festival with her first show in four long years – BROAD. She grew up with fabulous, bold, brassy (mostly ginger) older women. Now she's determined to become one, and gravity has definitely kick-started the process. So Geraldine makes her overdue return to the cabaret stage to release everyone's inner DGAF Dame and take control of her own physical decline, using stationery grade adhesives if necessary (and it is necessary).

From the writer of 'Youre the Voice: Songs for the Ordinary by an Anthemaniac', 'The Last Gig In Melbourne' and 'Queen Bitch'; from the creator of the sold-out romp Sunglasses at Night: The 80s Apocalypse Sing Along Cabaret and the team behind last Midsumma's riotous remount of All Out of Pride: An Evening of Songs You're Ashamed To Love (Sold Out Melbourne and Perth, runner up for Best Cabaret 2015 FringeWorld), two-time Golden Gibbo Award nominee Geraldine enlists the key-tickling prowess of long-term Spandex Ballet band member and Dolly Diamond enabler Cameron Thomas for an hour of massively lowered principles and whatever costumes still fit.

Whether you want to unlock the Auntie Mame inside you, polish your brassiness or if (like Geraldine) your knees just aren't working anymore and you need to be near someone who understands, all are welcome in the BROAD church.

'Why isn't Quinn a superstar? She should be. ★★★★' The Age 

'Hugely entertaining – you’ll end this show roaring for more. ★★★★' Daily Review 

'Engrossing, infectious, charming – they refuse to let Quinn leave.' ArtsHub 

'Excellent, silly fun... no one wanted it to end.' The Age 

'Magnificent on-stage charisma... With ballsy attitude like she displays so convincingly here, she could always be a rock goddess instead. ★★★★' Chortle (UK) 

Suitable for audiences 16+

This show contains: Occasional coarse language.


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