Guy Montgomery: I Was Part of the Problem Before We Were Talking About It

Comedy (stand-up)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
    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

Best Male Comedian winner, New Zealand Comedy Guild awards 2017. Best Show nominee, NZ International Comedy Festival 2017. Best Newcomer nominee, Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2016. It's hard to believe, but Guy Montgomery hasn't always been perfect. Embrace this rare opportunity to hear from someone unlearning the various blind spots that made him part of the problem before we were talking about it. ***** (KeepingUpWithNZ.com). 'Intoxicating, enveloping and absurdly entertaining' (NZ Herald). 'A supremely gifted comic' (Ruminator.co.nz).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Lift access through the glass box into the main studio area. If not taking the lift there are 12 steps down into the performance space. There is level access via Windmill Lane off of Buccleuch Place.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 11- 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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ThreeWeeks (4/5 stars) 115 days ago

A performer casually bouncing a rubber ball down the corridor prior to performance might suggest an arrogant or lackadaisical approach, but any such concerns are soon allayed by Guy Montgomery’s charming, self-deprecating preamble. Montgomery reflects on the way that adulthood has revealed the highly cosseted nature of his of upbringing...

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The List (4/5 stars) 118 days ago

A joke bloke gets woke for Fringe folk...

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The Skinny (4/5 stars) 119 days ago

Before the show begins, Montgomery gets the audience to write things from their past that they’re ashamed of, and put them in a bucket on stage. And so the premise is neatly laid out; looking back on the things from our past that we’ve tried to forget.  Montgomery is a...

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Fest (3/5 stars) 119 days ago

Guy Montgomery is an amiable and open performer with a laid-back and low-energy delivery. I Was Part of the Problem Before We Were Talking About It is a show about ingrained privilege, and a subsequent feeling of shame about that privilege. From the top, Guy is keen to emphasise the...

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Broadway World (5/5 stars) 120 days ago

shame /ʃeɪm/ noun 1.1. a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behaviour. I Was Part of the Problem Before We Were Talking About It starts with Guy Montgomery encouraging you to write down a moment in your life that you're ashamed of...

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