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Wednesday 6 October 2021 8.15pm

Nominated Best Newcomer 2021, Melbourne International Comedy Festival Winner Best Newcomer 2019, Sydney Comedy Festival Chris Ryan had big dreams when she was little, if any of them had worked out, she would not be doing this show. She's 47 but honestly, she's 15. If your dreams came true you won't relate. After a stellar debut at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and sold out runs at the Sydney and Perth Comedy Festivals, Chris is thrilled to bring her 2021 show Big Hair, Big Dreams home to Canberra. "Ryan has all the wisdom that comes with life experience with little of the (boring!) maturity, and it’s fantastic...She commanded the attention of the room effortlessly; she evoked waves of laughter without so much as a sweat." BMA Magazine "Chris Ryan was absolutely brilliant, working collective crowd touch points and making the fine line of discomfort and hilarity bleed into one with total mastery." Grapes of Mirth

Show details:

Synopsis

Wednesday 6 October 2021
8.15pm

Nominated Best Newcomer 2021, Melbourne International Comedy Festival
Winner Best Newcomer 2019, Sydney Comedy Festival

Chris Ryan had big dreams when she was little, if any of them had worked out, she would not be doing this show. She’s 47 but honestly, she’s 15. If your dreams came true you won’t relate.

After a stellar debut at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and sold out runs at the Sydney and Perth Comedy Festivals, Chris is thrilled to bring her 2021 show Big Hair, Big Dreams home to Canberra.

“Ryan has all the wisdom that comes with life experience with little of the (boring!) maturity, and it’s fantastic…She commanded the attention of the room effortlessly; she evoked waves of laughter without so much as a sweat.” BMA Magazine

“Chris Ryan was absolutely brilliant, working collective crowd touch points and making the fine line of discomfort and hilarity bleed into one with total mastery.” Grapes of Mirth

Additional Information

Seating
At Canberra Theatre Centre, safety is our priority. We operate in accordance with our COVID Safety Plan.

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.

Please remain in your allocated seat during the performance.

Please move through the foyers and open spaces with physical distancing considerations in mind.

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Canberra Comedy Festival

CATEGORY:
Comedy

DURATION:
Approximately 60 minutes, no interval.

WARNING:
This performance contains strong language, and may contain smoke/haze effects.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is not suitable for children under 15.

VENUE:
The Courtyard Studio
ACCESS INFORMATION


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