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Rachel Rayner, Science Explainer Atomically Correct

Rachel Rayner, Science Explainer Atomically Correct

This is the (nuclear) fusion you've been waiting for! A science comedy that explores how, even though we're mostly nothing, we all still matter. 

In this Victorian debut, unravel the mysteries from inside the atom with Rachel Rayner, Science Explainer. Solidly funny, with a splash of sequins and an air of wonder, this strange yet charming adventure will be full of ups and downs while breaking open the truth and beauty of the atom. 

After the success of A Flying Photon, which won the 2022 Adelaide Fringe Festival’s Science at the Fringe Award, the award-winning formula is being bundled up into an exploration of the quantum world behind our everyday experiences, the states of matter and revealing that temperature is just jiggling atoms. While there may be experiments, poetry and dance moves, there are sure to be plenty of puns – all particularly smashing. 

Delving into language, lies and quantum-level realities, this science comedy for adults gives us space to contemplate and chuckle at the Universe and the happy accident that is the human race. Whatever your state, it'll be a quarking good time.

“Do yourself a favour – you’ll laugh, you’ll learn.” Dr Karl.

Recommended by the Governor of South Australia and Time Out editor's pick of the Sydney Fringe.

'Very rarely have I had the opportunity to say I walked away from a comedy show smarter than when I walked in, but that’s the gift Rayner gives you.' The AU Review

'This show will remind you just how beautifully atomically correct we are.' Time Out

'Let Rayner Explainer blow your mind.' Adelaide Advertiser

'This is a discovery worth celebrating like any scientific breakthrough. You shouldn't miss any show Rayner is in.' Chuck Moore Reviews

Suitable for audiences 15+

This show contains: Mild language.


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