Character Comedy Night. What a great idea from Seizure Kaiser! I’m headliner!

Anthony Locascio, Peter Gleeson, Ben Wilshaw, Kristin Boesenberg.

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Sunday 1-10-17 was great at World Bar. I had a great time working on the Glory Hole story, which maybe 6 and a half minutes or whatever.

Tonight I’m appearing at Coogee Bay Hotel (2-10-17 ). Here’s the running sheet.

MC – Brett Blake (10) – Sean Michaels (7) – Sue Thomas (7) – Kyle Legacy (7) — BREAK — MC – Brett Blake (5) – Justin Jones (7) Head Liner – Nic Capper (20)

Last night of Fringe 2017

Posted: October 1, 2017 in festivals, gigs, venues

sue at hilarium fringe

Caption is quote from Ray Cashman on FaceBook: “Is there anything better in Sydney Comedy than watching an intimate audience exposed to Sue Thomas for the first time?”  Very funny.

Had a great time checking out the (Un)Australian show and the Funniest Shorts show at the Factory Theatres (which I was in — In Corey Farrell’s Womb Cop). Then I had to make a mercy dash down King Street Newtown to appear in the “Nasty” show at the Hilarium.

When I got there the place was packed. The Arab showcase was very good and deserved all the attention it , was getting. I watched with pleasure: Saed, Frida, Jamal and Seizure all going at it with consummate professionalism.

I got a last minute spot at the “Nasty” show and had a lot of fun. A great way to round out the festival. Thanks to Seizure (and Rodney Todd and Corey Farrell) and the guys at Hive Bar for making this the Fringe Festival with the most Sue Thomas content so far. Full on!!!

This is what Seizure said on FaceBook: Last night the Hilarium Sydney comedy club finished up its contract with Sydney Fringe Festival and have closed its doors for now (don’t worry, we will pop up again soon). It was a fun and awesome experience for all involved.

More Glory Hole 26-9-17

Posted: September 30, 2017 in gigs, running sheets, venues

What a night! Last minute show at Tudor and Mic. in Hand. Smashed at both.

Running sheets later.

I’m really looking forward to this gig. Its a lovely room and James Smith is topping the bill. I can’t believe I’m opening for someone who opened for Arj Barker.

Here’s the line-up:  [From Pat Doherty]: Hey everyone! Hope you’re all well! Tonight kicks off at 8:30 P.M. at Hemingway’s in Manly MC and Support call time: 8:15 P.M. HL: 9:00 P.M.  RUNSHEET: Alex (10) Wiley (5) Sue (7) Tristan (7) BREAK Alex (10) James (20) Wiley will be running the show tonight so if you have any issues please get in contact with him. Thank heaps and see you all soon!

That is: Alex Jae (MC) — Wiley J., Me, Tristan Haze and the wonderful James Smith (headliner).

dirty thunder 27-9-17

 

Dave Eastgate Shoot

Posted: September 24, 2017 in acting, gigs, videos

Friday night (22nd Sept. 2017) I was up at Factory Theatres at the beginning of my bigh night. The cast of Ahmed Zhub – Kebab Tonight were hanging, waiting to go on stage.

That was when Greta said “did you get a phone call from Nick Radford from A-List?”.  I checked my phone and apparently I had. Would I like to take part in a shoot as an extra with Dave Eastgate? I said yes. Why wouldn’t I? Dave was fighting someone at a barbeque. It sounded fun.

So there I was at Marrickville Park after my big night at the Factory with Ahmed Zhub – Kebab Tonight and my Roast Battle at the Hilarium feeling a little bit tired. The sun was beating down on our heads.

We all sat around a table like we were at a barbeque and we were the family of Greta or Dave who were at daggers drawn. We look at the actors. We don’t like Greta and we don’t like Dave Williams who was wearing a shirt with an AC/DC badge. We all just watch while Greta puts a pavlova on the table and Alistair’s girls pinch strawberries off the top and run away. That was our scene.

Then we just hung around some more, trying to find the shade.  Boner Contention, all dressed in black sat under a tree and looked pretty cool.

The video was set at a barbeque area and everyone else had something to do. Dave Eastgate and Greta had some other scenes to do, the crew were prepping (making things look like a barque, setting up cameras and the kids were playing as kids do (Alistair’s kids got a lot of stuff to do, stealing food, throwing food, I was quite jealous).

I just stood around checking out the other people having fun; making stupid jokes.

One scene (not connected with the video) that amused me was on the slippery dip, a little boy was funnelling gravel down a shute to a little girl and every time he did it she went “no, no, no!” I thought it was funny (because he kept on doing it. Haha).

After a couple of hours of watching other people acting and watching other people prepping and watching people play; the director said “that’s a wrap!” I thought it was a barbeque.  LOL. I think I like to be centre stage.

Turns out it was for the Boner Contention’s Bonerific BBQ/Video Shoot. Another one for my “acting” CV?

 

 

Kebab Tonight — Tomorrow

Posted: September 19, 2017 in festivals, gigs, venues

Me in Rodney’s show at the Factory – what can I say?

kebab tonight

I had a lot of fun. More on Quotev later. Check out the Fringe Comedy ad.