The Funny Thing About Death

Theatre (comedy, storytelling)

  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

Grief is complicated. Sometimes you cry; sometimes you buy a top-shelf vibrator. Join Kim Kalish, award-winning storyteller and comedian, as she guides you through the grief of losing the love of her life. She'll hold your hand through every bad, crazy, illogical and life-affirming decision she makes while trying to navigate life and death at the same time. Heartbreakingly funny, Kim reminds you it’s okay to not be okay. That’s the funny thing about death.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Up two flights of stairs which have 20 individual steps
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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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 16 minutes ago

Wow! A tour de force! A storytelling masterclass! A raw full frontal, sassy, funny, heart-wrenching show. One of the finest pieces of theatre I've seen in a long time.

Gemma E 1 day ago

Simply stunning. What a storyteller Kim is, so intimate and spellbinding. Spent the show switching between laughing and silently crying when things resonated close to home. Would have hugged her for the longest time outside after if I didn’t have to run off to another venue.

Kai 1 day ago

Honestly exceptional. A brilliant articulation of how grief affects us all, especially when it’s wholly unexpected. Please see this show, you won’t regret it, if not for the sake of putting to words feelings you may be having, simply for the fact that Kalish is an outstanding performer.

Noa Ben Ari 3 days ago

Thank you for this!!!

Katierose Donohue Enriquez - QUEEN OF FISHTOWN 4 days ago

A beautiful, funny, raw and moving show will have you laughing through your tears. Cathartic experience. Highly Recommend.
GO FEEL ALL THE FEELINGS. DO NOT MISS!

Nate Janis 4 days ago

Powerful stuff!! Kate is dynamite on stage and her show packs a lot of laughs and some emotional gut punches as well. Definitely recommend!

Shawn Clerkin 4 days ago

@kimkalish’s THE FUNNY THING ABOUT DEATH is the most authentically comic solo show I have seen in years! Kalish has Ephron’s insights and Barnhard’s brashness, but brings her own vulnerable pathos. She embodies laughter through tears. @GreensideVenue Infirmary Street - SEE IT!!!

Amie Enriquez 6 days ago

A must see show, absolutely incredible! From the moment Kim walks onstage you feel as though you are in an intimate conversation with her, that she is opening her heart to you and only you in the most vulnerable of ways. She takes you on a wild ride of side splitting laughter and heart wrenching tears in just one hour (though I'd hang out with her for much longer than that if I could)! I don't know how she does it, but this woman and her show are pure magic. Do not miss this show!


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Theatre Weekly (4/5 stars) 3 days ago

Beautiful and raw, The Funny Thing About Death is soulfully constructed from a place of love, hurt, forgiveness and gratitude.

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