Naomi Karavani: Dominant

Comedy (stand-up, solo show)

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  • Accessibility:
    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 1 year

Description

Whoever said that women should rule the world clearly hadn’t met Naomi. Don’t get her wrong – she’s sure the future’s female. But when blow jobs and bombs are celebrated as feminist acts, does a female future look any less bleak? Drawing on her own experiences as a power-hungry archaeologist (seriously, they do exist), New York City teacher, and member of an eccentric Yemeni-Jewish family, expect dark, sardonic satire from the star of TV’s Redacted Tonight. 'The finest TV satire' (Salon.com). 'Very funny' (Time Out).

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General venue access

  • Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Off Blair st, it is down a windy set of around 6 - 8 steps. Once inside the space there are a number of steps up into the bar area. Down into the performance area there are around 15 steps
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • 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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Anders Lee 95 days ago

Tremendously funny and insightful. This is New York style standup comedy at its best.

Lesley Rafes 96 days ago

Loved Naomi, brilliant standup comedian with sharp, intellectual ramblings about sex, family and politics! Not to be missed!


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The Feminist Fringe (4/5 stars) 82 days ago

Naomi skilfully treats us to both sides of the coin when highlighting much of what is wrong with the world, from flawed feminism to circumcision and the bleak prospects faced by tired out male athletes, all while making you laugh. The show is littered with lightbulb moments for the audience and there are plenty of opportunities to find yourself saying ‘I hadn’t thought on it that way’. She draws on unique experiences she’s had in her previous careers both as a high school teacher and archaeologist. She talks us through her family dynamic and the differences in expectations her parents have for her and her brother, and when it comes to the family she is brutally honest.

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Feminist Fringe (4/5 stars) 85 days ago

Naomi skilfully treats us to both sides of the coin when highlighting much of what is wrong with the world, from flawed feminism to circumcision and the bleak prospects faced by tired out male athletes, all while making you laugh. The show is littered with lightbulb moments for the audience and there are plenty of opportunities to find yourself saying ‘I hadn’t thought on it that way’. She draws on unique experiences she’s had in her previous careers both as a high school teacher and archaeologist. She talks us through her family dynamic and the differences in expectations her parents have for her and her brother, and when it comes to the family she is brutally honest.

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Mumble Comedy (4/5 stars) 85 days ago

Fresh, exuberant, playful and uncomfortably honest, she drew us into a properly constructed exploration of the joys of life, with all its hardships, all its ups and downs.

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Fest (3/5 stars) 87 days ago

Pouring scorn on the idea of comedians becoming a voice of reason in a Trumpian world, Naomi Karavani has nevertheless proved herself unsuitable as a barista, archaeologist and teacher – so almost by default, she's committed her cynicism to stand up. Frankly, it seems a better fit. Drolly sardonic, the...

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