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Lauren Bok: Between A Bok and a Hard Place

BY Lisa | 01-Mar-2018
How do you solve a problem like Lauren Bok’s new show? She’s on the verge of something great. A sold out, rave-review, critical and box office success, sending her in the stratosphere of show business. But she’s stuck. She has to find the perfect show image, write the perfect show blurb (with the use of some modern technology), pick the music to walk on stage to and make sure that there’s no-one in the audience she’s slept with.

Winner Best Emerging Artist Weekly Award 2016 Adelaide Fringe

Award-winning comedian Lauren Bok (SBS Comedy) squeezes in between the cracks of comedy show business complete with VIP pass, free lanyard and novelty socks. An excellent gift for a friend/family member.

How do you solve a problem like Lauren Bok’s new show? She’s on the verge of something great. A sold out, rave-review, critical and box office success, sending her in the stratosphere of show business. But she’s stuck. She has to find the perfect show image, write the perfect show blurb (with the use of some modern technology), pick the music to walk on stage to and make sure that there’s no-one in the audience she’s slept with.

Then she has to actually make a show. But what if no one comes? If a joke is told on stage but there isn’t an audience, is it still funny?

A guided tour behind the curtain, through the backstage and into the gaping void of a comedian’s mind. Lauren Bok and her now-infamous physicality bring to life the rollercoaster of struggles, triumphs, doubt and heartbreak that no one sees, or even thinks about, and spins it into mime, audience interaction, storytelling and stand-up that makes for a relatable, accessible and compelling hour of meta comedy.

'Clever.. wacky... pure silliness... Has got to be one of the shows that embraces the spirit of the Fringe.' Squirrel Comedy

'Snort level funny.' Broadsheet

'Relatable, hysterical, sassy, uncompromising.' Bare Truth Mag

'★★★★' Rip It Up