Posted by Johnny Givins - Theatreview.org.nz - 8 May 2014
Best set piece of the gig is the relationship with his seven year-old boy and his inability to actually tell him a joke to make him laugh. The long story finally turns and once again proves that fart jokes are the best!
Posted by Justin Fowler - Ripitup.co.nz - 8 May 2014
...more jokes than you can shake a dick at but there are touching, serious issues at play.
Posted by Tim Gruar - Ripitup.co.nz - 8 May 2014
... an hour of fantastic fun.
Posted by Gather And Hunt - 8 May 2014
As in any grand, inspirational tale, in the end his obstacles are what help him succeed - in a kind of poetic, round about way. This ending is far more surprising and hilarious (and involves more questionable NZ musicians) than any realisation of traditional success would allow. Plus, it turns out Joseph’s a kind-hearted philanthropist and we didn’t go home empty-handed either...
Posted by Regan Crummer - Theatreview.org.nz - 8 May 2014
They really have mastered the techniques behind improvisation, and this evening leaves me holding a great deal of respect for this closely knit group of thespians. It is truly a splendid performance...
Posted by Maraea Rakuraku - Theatreview - 8 May 2014
this is really, really good, fantastic, this is good …!
Posted by Dan Rutledge - TV3news.co.nz - 8 May 2014
Here's a tip: listen closely to the audio that is played right at the beginning of the show, before Wrigglesworth even appears. Don't be finishing up a text message or real human conversation, shut up and listen and you'll appreciate the whole show a little bit more...
Posted by Gus Simonovic - Theatreview.org.nz - 8 May 2014
One of the first pieces of advice experienced comedy/theatre producers would readily give you, when preparing for a comedy festival show, is to put the word SEX in the title. So this show is set for success, without a lie! There is quite a bit of sex in it, a lot of orgasms, even sex with animals this opening night. Now that you are interested…
Posted by Kathryn van Beek - Theatreview.org.nz - 7 May 2014
If you enjoy cultural mash-ups, fan fiction, 80s pop songs, rollicking romances and ludicrous puns, then get on your trusty steed and charge down to the Herald Theatre...
Posted by Liam Golds - KeepingupwithNZ.com - 7 May 2014
5 Stars - erbose and witty, he crafts such strong images with words that it’s hard not to get lost in his stories. The way one posh dinner guest tries to suck his words back into his mouth after every sentence, or the penguin manning the AC in Dubai. He has a strong imagination that pays off in a show that emphasizes storytelling over punch lines...