Paragon Theatre presents: Spoilt
One actor, five characters – an electric comedy masterpiece!
From the creator of Skitch Tease and direct from the Melbourne Comedy Festival, comes Liz Skitch’s critically acclaimed new solo show, Spoilt
Worlds collide as the lives of a reality TV star, celebrity personal trainer, karaoke singing wedding celebrant, café latte-sipping dog lover and a hapless bride-to-be all come together, climaxing in the most tragic and hilarious wedding reception ever staged.
Friday, October 16 Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start
Running time: 70mins (no interval)
Liz Skitch is a comedian/actor/writer and director. Specialising in clowning, she studied theatre at QUT and went on to train at the school of Philippe Gaulier in London (2000).
Her early gigs and festival shows where as one half of comedy duo The Gooney Girls (Triple J Raw Comedy Finalists, 2004).
Following this, Skitch developed her skills as a solo comedian and in recent years she is best known as a comic accordionist, MCing the Moulin Beige Vaudeville night (Melbourne).
From 2010- 2012, her acclaimed comedy show Skitch Tease toured to Adelaide Fringe (Garden of Unearthly Delights), Adelaide Cabaret Fringe, Melbourne Comedy Festival, Woodford Folk Festival, Brighton Fringe (UK), Glastonbury Festival (UK) and Edinburgh Fringe (UK).
Skitch is co-founder and key creative of Debase Productions and over the last 15 years has been involved in the creation of a large body of work for the company. Liz’s extensive body of work ranges from children’s theatre through to cabaret and employs a range of comic styles, including clown, satire and stand up comedy.
New works created with deBASE include: Chasing the Lollyman (director/devisor: Playing Australia Tour 2012, HotHouse Theatre 2011, La Mama 2010), Hurry Up and Wait (writer/actor: Japan Tour-Kazenoko Kyushu and Kijimuna Festival 2012, Edinburgh Fringe 2011, Queensland Theatre Company 2010) and Lily Can’t Sleep (writer/director: Brisbane Festival 2013, writer/actor: Act 3 International Singapore and Kuala Lumpur 2007, Victorian Arts Centre 2007 and Queensland Theatre Company/Out of the Box Festival 2006), Popping Lead Balloons (writer: QAC 2007 and Regional Arts Victoria 2009, actor: Artour 2009) and The Clown from Snowy River (writer/director/actor: deBASE premier season 2006, director: QAC 2006 and Regional Arts Victoria 2008, Published by Playlab Press).
In 2009 Liz played Dame Pliant the QTC and Bell Shakespeare productions of ‘The Alchemist’ which following its premier in Brisbane, toured to The Sydney Opera House, Canberra Playhouse and Her Majesties (Perth).
PHOTO: MATTHEW MCINERNEY
STAGE SET: The Paragon Theatre hosts Spoilt.