Bella Union, Level 1, Trades Hall, Corner Lygon and Victoria Streets, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia
28/11/2015 - 10/12/2015
A promiscuous archangel, a wise man with multiple personality disorder, a psychotic King, a desperate donkey, a smitten shepherd, one dodgy innkeeper, and some knocked-up virgin and her baffled fella. Put them all together on one bill and you’ve got eight versions of the greatest story ever told, by those who were there, in monologue … up close and personal.
This is no silent night – It’s Christ Almighty!
Direct from sell-out seasons in Auckland and Wellington, a rotating cast of twenty-four actors from television, film, cabaret, theatre and comedy give their all over eight outrageous nights. You will have no idea who will be performing which role on any given night, but strap yourself in … it’s going to be a wild ride!
Starring Anna Achia, Dougie Baldwin, Alan Brough, Byron Coll, Danielle Cormack, Zoe Cramond, Nicole de Silva, Julia Grace, Calen MacKenzie, Robbie Magasiva, Natalie Medlock, Rhys Morgan, Morgana O’Reilly, Geraldine Quinn, Cameron Rhodes, Thomas Sainsbury, Sara Wiseman AND MORE!
Christ Almighty! Bringing some twisted Christmas cheer to Melbourne and raising much needed funds for Launch Housing and their work to end homelessness.
“The Nativity story is transformed into a kind of X-rated version of The Life of Brian … the frivolity is peppered with some ironic reflections on religious experience.” – NZ Herald
Wickedly clever”- Capitol Times
“Rejoice. For unto us a show is reborn. Go, and go often.” – Theatreview
DOORS WILL OPEN ONE HOUR PRIOR TO ADVERTISED START TIME
Launch Housing is an independent Melbourne based community organisation formed from the merger of HomeGround Services and Hanover in July 2015. Use the following link if you’d like to make a donation: http://www.launchhousing.org.au/donate
28 November – 10 December 2015
Level 1, Trades Hall, Corner Lygon and Victoria Streets, Carlton
Full Price: $35.00
Group Price: (6+ people), $30.00
Sat, 28th November, 8:00pm
Sun, 29th November, 7:00pm
Mon, 30th November, 8:00pm
Fri, 4th December, 7:00pm
Sat, 5th December, 7:00pm
Sun, 6th December, 7:00pm
Wed, 9th December, 8:00pm
Thu, 10th December, 8:00pm
Theatre , Comedy ,
Had the audience laughing till they fell off their seats
Review by Sarah Wallace 06th Dec 2015
If feelgood laughter about the birth of the Saviour is what you seek at this time of Yule, pop in to see ‘Christ Almighty!’. These eight twisted Nativity tales have it in spades. Think Monty Python but with a very Antipodean audacity and love of parading in undergarments.
A rotating cast of 22 actors from television, film, cabaret, and comedy give their all over eight nights and support fundraising to end homelessness in a co-production between Launch Housing and Bella Union. [More]
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