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Incognito!: - How Do You Find a Killer When Everyone is in Disguise?

BY James Hazelden | 06-Mar-2020
Fans of a good old-fashioned comedy whodunnit should put Incognito! at the top of their must-see list for 2020’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival. A play that effortlessly blends witty one-liners and farce in a dazzling satire of the detective genre.
Venue: La Mama Courthouse
Address: 349 Drummond Street, Carlton
Date: 31 March to 4 April
Time: Tue – Fri 7.30pm | Sat 4pm & 7.30pm | Sun 1pm & 4pm
Ticket: $30/$20
Buy / Ticket: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=586332&
Web: https://lamama.com.au/whats-on/melbourne-international-comedy-festival-at-la-mama-2020/incognito/
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Incognito!
Photo by Andrew J Morley
Six strangers attend a health spa, high in the Swiss Alps. Soon they become involved in murder, betrayal and some very questionable dieting advice. The guests are dying for a martini and the staff are dying for real.

Incognito! introduces audiences to the most unlikely duo of detectives - Vera Brady is sophisticated, urbane and charmingly sarcastic. When she comes under suspicion of murder, the only way to clear her name is to solve the case herself. Vera’s ‘Watson’ is her bumbling ex-husband, who is hopelessly stupid and desperately trying to win her back. Audiences were introduced to these characters in 2019’s Denouement! and like Poirot or Miss Marple, they have found themselves embroiled in a brand new mystery.

From the makers of Mystery Radio Theatre, Man Bites God and Theatre of the World.

“a delightful cross between an episode from an old detective series, a Monty Python sketch, and a game of Cluedo.” - Weekend Notes

“entertainingly and wittily subverts the genre of ‘whodunnit… a surreal journey that only builds in ludicrousness. The script is witty and fresh, keeping the audience guessing…” - Theatre Travels

“a deliciously satisfying whodunnit…” - The Dialog