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FiTS 2018 - My Dad's Deaths - Jon Bennett

When:

Sat 13 Oct 2018, 7:30pm–8:30pm

Where: The Common Room, 227 Heretaunga St East, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Restrictions: R18

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $22.50 ($20.00 + $2.50 fees)
  • Eventfinda tickets no longer on sale

Incredible multi-award-winning comedian and storyteller Jon Bennett (Pretending Things are a Cock, Fire in the Meth Lab) has done plenty for his parents to be proud of. Jon is a multi-award winning performer and a powerhouse of guts and gusto; a must-see performer of the real and the ridiculous. But his Dad doesn't get it.

“Full of heart and packed with laughter, this is how storytelling should be done.” – The Skinny (UK)

Bennett’s Dad always wanted his son to be an author… like Banjo Paterson.* My Dad's Deaths (A Comedy) is the story of the strange relationship between a comedian and his extremely conservative father; an accident-prone man who has died… more than once.

“Armed only with self-deprecating wit and memories, Bennett reminds us that ordinary people lead extraordinary lives.” - The Sunday Mail (AUS)

** Producers Pick Award Winner (London Fringe, 2017)
** Best in Venue Award Winner (London Fringe, 2017)
** Best Comedy Award Winner (Victoria Fringe, 2017)
** Best Solo Show Award Nominee (New Zealand Fringe, 2017)
** Best Solo Show Award Winner (Orlando Fringe, 2015)
** Best in Venue Award Winner (Orlando Fringe, 2015)
** Best Comedy Award Nominee (Perth Fringe World, 2015)
** Just for Laughs Zoofest Selection, 2014
** Just for Laughs Award nomination for Best Comedy (Montreal Fringe, 2013)

“Without a doubt, amongst the best, absolute funniest storytelling I’ve ever heard.” - Db Magazine.

*The Waltzing Matilda guy.

You can catch more of Jon Bennett at Fringe in the 'Stings with the return of Pretending Things Are a Cock on Thursday 11th and in Fire in the Meth Lab on Friday 12th, also at Common Room.

Fringe in the 'Stings is Hastings' coolest little festival. Running October 11th - 13th 2018, Fringe in the 'Stings is where you want to be. Two full time venues pumping out shows every night, plus pop up venues all over town. Join in the fun and book your tickets now... #Fringeinthestings