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The Thursday Throwback

Upstart Productions

Thursday, 7 August 2014 at 8:00 PM - Thursday, 4 September 2014 at 9:00 PM (AEST)

The Thursday Throwback

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Adam Rozenbachs in Breaking Booze 7/8/2014 8pm
One year. Zero booze. No fun. 774 ABC Radio and Triple M regular Adam Rozenbachs tried to give up drinking for a year. And along the way, it turns out, he gave up fun, socialising and a regular sex life. Find out exactly why, how and...actually – just why – in Breaking Booze, the follow up to last year’s sell-out success, Eurodad.
Ended $20.00 $1.89
Damien Power in Monkeys in Space 14/8/2014 8pm
Damien's show, Monkeys In Space earned him a Best Newcomer Award Nomination at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Here he performs the show one last time in Melbourne before it's lumped on the scrap heap forever. Don't miss your chance to see the future of Australian comedy in his breakout performance.
Ended $20.00 $1.89
Nath Valvo in Boy Next Door 21/8/2013 8pm
Boy Next Door was a sellout hit at the 2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and received rave reviews for it's funny and touching narrative. It's the story of Nath's attempt to find a date for his brother's wedding, documenting some hilarious moments along the way, showcasing Nath's skills as a storyteller, with an hilarious and often self deprecating tone. Nath Valvo is a stand up comedian, NOVA FM presenter and has appeared on Ten's The Project, and ABC 2's Dirty laundry Live. "This guy is hilarious. ★★★★★” Herald Sun "No clearer evidence of his talent, than keeping a full house roaring with laughter. ★★★★½” Adelaide Advertiser "It's wild, wicked and wonderful comedy. ★★★★½” Australian Stage
Ended $20.00 $1.89
Gillian Cosgriff in This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things 28/8/2014
Gillian Cosgriff (Winner Best Cabaret 2013 Melbourne Fringe) follws up the success of her debut show,Waitressing... and Other Things I Do Well, with a brand new hour of original songs that are less about waitressing, and more about the other things. These may include: drinking, text messaging, profanity, sex, grammar, hangovers, love and bandaids (not necessarily in that order). Her hillarious and touching original songs will make you glad these things haven't happened to you. "★★★★” Herald Sun "Cosgriff is a clever songwriter and a bubbly performer whose personality shines through in this show. She's sure to go far." Herald Sun
Ended $20.00 $1.89
Geraldine Hickey in One Week In Paradise 4/9/2014
One Week in Paradise tells the true story of the week Geraldine spent in an acute psychiatric unit. Brutally honest and extremely funny, this show, which became a favourite from comedy fans and comedians from across the world, is not to be missed.' '...this chirpy yob might just be the find of the festival.' - The Age 'Hickey has the talent, intelligence and poise to parlay her average life into an above average narrative.' - The Age
Ended $20.00 $1.89

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Event Details

Upstart Productions proudly presents its second annual comedy event called The Thursday Throwback.

 For four Thursdays in August (and one in September), The Thursday Throwback showcases some of the best full-length comedy shows you missed the first time, or are hanging to see again.

 The five-week season is designed to offer comedy-goers the chance to see fully formed hour-long shows that are usually confined to a festival season. It’s also a chance for performers to dust of past shows that they worked so hard perfecting, and a chance for comedy goers to see a show they missed the first time, or really just want to see one last time.

 Outside of festival seasons, comedy is predominantly confined to line-up style nights, where you see a mix of good and not so good comedians doing short sets. This is an opportunity for punters to see a polished, high caliber show that these artists worked so hard to perfect. 

After a successful inaugral season of The Thursday Throwback in 2013, which saw the likes of Joel Creasey, Josh Earl, Simon Keck and Nath Valvo among others perform to sold out houses, The Thursday Throwback brings a fresh line up of talent to get you laughing the winter blues away.

This is the last time these shows will likely ever be performed in Melbourne again, so get in quick. 

Just bring ID on the night to verify your ticket.

Have questions about The Thursday Throwback? Contact Upstart Productions

When & Where

Wesley Anne
250 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070

Thursday, 7 August 2014 at 8:00 PM - Thursday, 4 September 2014 at 9:00 PM (AEST)

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Upstart Productions

Upstart Productions was started by Daniel Moore in 2012, with the aim of producing and managing some of Australia's bright new comedic talents.

The company produces Sean Choolburra's live shows, and exclusively manages comedians Nath Valvo, Josh Earl and Gillian Cosgriff. Daniel Moore has over ten years experience in the comedy industry, starting out as a performer himself. He has worked for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Melbourne Fringe.

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