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19–21 May 2022

Under the Bonnet - an unscripted comedy of manners It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a Canberran in possession of a busy life, must be in want of a laugh. Under the Bonnet delivers a tongue-in-cheek comedy set in the world as Jane Austen knew it. Discover a new Austen classic full to the brim of Regency-era social mores, elegance and wit brought to you by the joyful players of Lightbulb. Take a wild romp with this unscripted comedy of manners full of twists and turns spontaneously crafted over dinner parties, balls and picnics. From the performers who brought you "Shakespeare: Off the Cuff" Lightbulb dives into a new genre for their unscripted magic. Known for their unique flavour of warm, funny and surprising moments, this comedy troupe creates stories on the spot and builds characters with depth and humour. They've performed in comedy festivals across Australia and internationally, and love bringing the thrill of on-the-spot comedy to their audiences. Want more - www.lightbulbimprov.com “Lightbulb Improv’s performers are naturally comical, with excellent timing. Performers inhabited characters intuitively, as though born to them, and responded to one another at a second’s notice.” (BMA - May 2021 "The Door")

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Synopsis

19–21 May 2022

Under the Bonnet – an unscripted comedy of manners

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a Canberran in possession of a busy life, must be in want of a laugh. Under the Bonnet delivers a tongue-in-cheek comedy set in the world as Jane Austen knew it. Discover a new Austen classic full to the brim of Regency-era social mores, elegance and wit brought to you by the joyful players of Lightbulb. Take a wild romp with this unscripted comedy of manners full of twists and turns spontaneously crafted over dinner parties, balls and picnics.

From the performers who brought you “Shakespeare: Off the Cuff” Lightbulb dives into a new genre for their unscripted magic. Known for their unique flavour of warm, funny and surprising moments, this comedy troupe creates stories on the spot and builds characters with depth and humour. They’ve performed in comedy festivals across Australia and internationally, and love bringing the thrill of on-the-spot comedy to their audiences.

Want more – www.lightbulbimprov.com

“Lightbulb Improv’s performers are naturally comical, with excellent timing. Performers inhabited characters intuitively, as though born to them, and responded to one another at a second’s notice.” (BMA – May 2021 “The Door”)

Dates and Times

Thursday 19 May, 7pm

Friday 20 May, 7pm & 8.50pm

Saturday 21 May, 7pm & 8.50pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Lightbulb Improv

CATEGORY:
Comedy

DURATION:
Approximately 60 minutes, no interval. Please note there is a lockout. Patrons will be admitted during a suitable break in the performance.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children.

VENUE:
The Courtyard Studio
ACCESS INFORMATION


Additional Information:
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COVID-19 SAFETY

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Seating

Our theatre will be operating at 100% capacity and our regular seating configuration is in place in the auditorium. You will be sitting next to other patrons in the theatre.

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