WINNER BEST NEWCOMER MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL 2012
WINNER BEST OF THE FEST SYDNEY COMEDY FESTIVAL 2013
Award-winning Comedian Matt Okine spent 2012 performing around the world to rave reviews. But awards don’t pay the bills. And reviews don’t keep the lights on. Matt Okine wants to get rich, and fast. Not just a little bit rich. Proper rich. Like, “fat stacks” rich. Like, “sultan” rich. Like, “hovercraft” rich.
One of the most exciting comics to emerge from Australia in recent years, alongside winning the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Best Newcomer Award, Being Black & Chicken & S#%t was nominated Time Out Sydney Comedy Festival Show of the Year, and earned Matt a nomination as Time Out Sydney Comedian of the Year.
For ages 16+
Running time: Approx 60 mins
★★★★ Times, Guardian
‘Skilfully crafted and confidently told – this personable stand-up already feels like the finished article.’
‘A natural, conversational comic who knows exactly what he’s doing, and doing it very well.’
‘Bound to become one of Australia’s most popular stand-up stars.’
the Age, Melbourne
‘His personal charm and innate funny bones are obvious… if you were looking for newcomers with the potential to become stars, this is as good a place as any to begin.’
Time Out Sydney
‘Matt Okine is a revelation!’
The West Australian