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Comedy legends The Big Hoo-Haa! to dazzle Bunbury in March

Claudette RizziSouth Western Times
The Big Hoo-Haa wowing audiences across the country.
Camera IconThe Big Hoo-Haa wowing audiences across the country. Credit: Supplied

Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre is bringing Perth’s best kept secret of the Perth comedy scene to the Bunbury Stage this month with the Big Hoo-Ha to grace us with high quality improv comedy.

Having sold out audiences across Western Australia for more than 22 years, the State’s premier improv comedy group are on their way to the South West.

The Big HOO-HAA! is an improv show in the style of ‘Whose line is it anyway?’ and ‘Thank God you’re here’.

The show is uniquely improvised and interactive where audience suggestions are used to create the comedy sketches, making every performance wonderfully different.

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Even if you’ve seen the act before you won’t see the same show again.

Two teams of professional comedians battle it out in a no-holds-barred race to the punchline in a fearless competition of wit, humour and questionable mime skills.

Producer and performer Libby Klysz said she has been with the show since its beginnings, knows it well and loves touring regionally as it makes it accessible, fun and inclusive.

“I have been to Bunbury a million times and I am stoked to come back because I love it so much and not just because of the Farmers Market,” she said.

Ms Klysz revealed that the group has a tried and tested format and approach but the show is completely improvised through audience suggestions making each show different and always interesting with jokes, songs and skits.

“I would describe it as fast funny, energetic, and a very inclusive, good silly time,” she said.

All performers are professional comedians with previous line-ups including well known alumni Tim Minchin (Matilda) and Claire Hooper (Good News Week).

Ms Klysz shared that her career as a comedian has been improvisational comedy and she has loved it since competing in theatre sports in high school.

A highlight is that it is unrehearsed and set up to create special moments and laughter that are unrehearsed and not captured.

“We love the opportunity to get amongst the good people of Bunbury and we are stoked to be doing some school shows as well for younger audiences they are some of our favourite things to do,” she said.

BREC will also present a children’s version of the show as part of their Creative Learning Program for 2024, aptly named The Little HOO-HAA! for years 7-12.

For more information visit bunburyentertainment.com.au

The Little Hoo Haa is billed as a big hit with younger audiences.
Camera IconThe Little Hoo Haa is billed as a big hit with younger audiences. Credit: Supplied

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