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Best of Musical Comedy Awards with Abandoman

9th May 2019, 9.15pm

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Join sensational headliner Abandoman (MCA Winner 2010) and heartbroken host Audrey Heartburn (from the creator of Tina T’urner Tea Lady) for a riotous celebration of the UK's best up and coming musical comedians! Now in its eleventh year, the WeGotTickets Musical Comedy Awards is a prestigious competition that is famous for launching the likes of Abandoman, Rachel Parris, Jay Foreman and Frisky and Mannish.

If you enjoy acts that combine comedy with music such as Bill Bailey, Tim Minchin and Flight of the Conchords, you will love this show. Experience a selection of the very best, wackiest, funniest and most unforgettable acts to have graced the MCA stage in the last eleven years. Sponsored by WeGotTickets. Sell-out event 2009-19.

Line Up: 

ABANDOMAN
'An unstoppable force of nature.' ★★★★The List,
'Flight of the Conchords meets 8 mile.' ★★★★ Chortle

JAY FOREMAN
'Sharp and sophisticated, classy and funny ... Victoria Wood for the Spotify generation' ★★★★ Chortle.co.uk.
'Great comedy underscored by real musical talent' ★★★★ BroadwayBaby.com.
★★★★ Festmag.co.uk.

JOANNA NEARY
'A character actress par excellence; not only are her characters well observed and immaculately performed, but they are well written and, most importantly, funny....A Joyce Grenfell of our age.' The Guardian.
★★★★ Times,
★★★★★ Three Weeks 
'Two skits shunt her onto the must-see list. The Billie Holiday-ish dissection of sexual metaphors in jazz is breathtakingly convincing and her showstopper.. Harry' Nilsson's Without You.' Evening Standard

KATIE PRITCHARD - 2019 WeGotTickets MCA winner
'Sometimes surreal, often unusually perceptive, and always original and entertaining.' ★★★★ - Female Arts Magazine
'Inventive and hilarious' - Broadway Baby

MARIS PIPER - 2019 WeGotTickets MCA Audience Favourite 
“Brilliant mash-ups with great vocals - held the room in the palm of their hand.” Ed Chappel, MCA founder

NICK HORSEMAN
'An excellent hour of comedy' - ★★★★ British Comedy Guide
'Very funny' - ★★★★ ThreeWeeks

AUDREY HEARTBURN
'We've got a Caroline Aherne on our hands, or a Calf-era Coogan - a dexterous character comic.' ★★★★★ The Wee Review

'As the Musical Comedy Awards demonstrate, the genre is currently bursting with talent.'

Time Out

'(For Abandoman) An unstoppable force of nature.'

The List

'(For Abandoman) Flight of the Conchords meets 8 mile.'

Chortle
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Presented by: Avin A Larf Ltd
Price:

Tickets from £17.00 (includes £1.50 in fees per ticket)

Venue: Underbelly Festival Southbank
Duration: 75 minutes
Advice: Recommended for ages 14+, some adult language and themes.

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9th May - 9th May 2019


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