Aunty

Comedy (clown, theatre)

Add to favourites
  • Assembly George Square - The Box
  • 18:45
  • Aug 25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Restriction)
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Group: Zanetti Productions
  • Warnings and additional info: Age Category: 14 and above (14+)Audience Participation, Contains Distressing Themes, Strong Language/Swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months

Description

'HELLO EVERYONE IT’S YOUR AUNTY HERE. FAMILY BBQ WILL BE AT MINE THIS YEAR. BRING A PLATE BUT I'M ON A DIET SO PLEASE BE CONSIDERATE. BYO BOOZE AND DURRIES. NO SCABS THIS YEAR THANK YOU.' After sold-out NZ seasons throughout 2017 and 2018, Johanna Cosgrove is ready to immerse you in her award-winning comedy bonanza. Welcome to the family reunion you never knew you wanted or needed! Winner of Best Comedy at Auckland Fringe and Outstanding Performer at Dunedin Fringe. 'Everything you want comedy to be' (Pantograph-Punch.com). 'A masterclass in comedic timing and playful audience interaction' (TheatreScenes.co.nz).

Please note that while all media gallery content is provided by verified members of the event, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society does not review or approve this content before it is posted. Reports of inappropriate content or copyright infringement can be directed to [email protected].

General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Cobbled area surrounding the venue
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp

  • Stairs: 1
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

David Cole 117 days ago

I loved this show; I suppose the humour resonates more with Kiwis, but I saw plenty of Brits cackling away too. Lots of audience input and just really good fun, taking the piss out of Kiwi culture.
Support Kiwi shows and go and see this one, and Aunty will be your friend for life!


Participants - for further details on our audience and published review policies, including how to add or opt out of reviews, please click here.

The Skinny (3/5 stars) 114 days ago

Family reunions are hotbeds of complex emotional confrontation as personalities with shared histories clash with explosive consequences. Focusing on an Aunty at a family reunion, this is a show bizarrely dependent on just the right level of raucous audience response. Aunty is the comic creation of Johanna Cosgrove and a...

Read the full review

British Theatre Guide (4/5 stars) 125 days ago

It’s the great Kelly family reunion and Aunty is delighted to have all her favourite relatives come for her special party. Well, most of her relatives, Derek’s been taken ill and then, of course, there’s Shannon…She’s arranged everything exactly as she’d want it, no mean feat, having flown in from...

Read the full review


Participants - for further details on our audience and published review policies, including how to add or opt out of reviews, please click here.

Please login to add a review


Participants - for further details on our audience and published review policies, including how to add or opt out of reviews, please click here.