Melbourne International Comedy Festival presents

Mae Martin (CAN)


Venue, Date & Time

The Enmore Theatre

Thu 27th Apr 2017 - 8:15 pm

Fri 28th Apr 2017 - 8:15 pm

Sat 29th Apr 2017 - 8:15 pm

Sun 30th Apr 2017 - 7:15 pm

Show Duration


Ticket Price Range

$28.00 - $35.00

Recommended For

Ages 15+
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Canadian Mae Martin is a punchy and charismatic storyteller. Her new show Dope "whips through personal anecdotes and smartly written analogies" (The Times) of a lifetime of obsessions, fandom and addiction. It shines a light on that one weird shrimp we all have in our brains that is happy to pursue short-term pleasure despite the long-term negative consequences. It asks - who are we when we’re not addicted?

Mae is the star of BBC Radio 4’s Mae Martin’s Guide to 21st Century Sexuality and has been seen on BBC3’s Russell Howard’s Good News and Live From the BBC.

"Quietly radical… the Canadian stand-up’s show expertly splices comedy, opinion and enlightenment"  The Guardian (UK)

"Effortlessly amusing… Martin’s gentle charm makes it all highly watchable."  ★★★★  The Times (UK)

"Go and see Mae Martin because she’s damn funny, is able to raise a laugh with ease and has heaps of hilarious stories to tell" ★★★★★  Daily Review (AUS)

"Though introspective, the show is funny and engaging; the awkwardness of human connection providing plenty of laughs" ★★★★  The Sydney Morning Herald (AUS)

"An intelligent bag of cartoonish energy" ★★★★★  The Mirror

"Interesting, hugely likeable… very funny" ★★★★1/2  Chortle

"Potent and personable, striking an attractive balance between thoughtfulness and goofy"  The Guardian

"Martin’s gentle charm makes it all highly watchable, while her wider thoughtfulness nudges ‘Us’ into something rather important, too." ★★★★  The Times

"It’s hard not to fall for her dorky attitude towards liberality and identity." ★★★★  Broadway Baby


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