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Denise Scott: Mother Bare


WED 20–SUN 31 AUGUST, 2014
Presented by Token Events

From giving birth to empty nester, Scotty is ready to lay it all bare.

WINNER the Barry Award for Most Outstanding Show, Melbourne Comedy Festival 2014

This is Denise’s most ambitious show yet, bringing together all of her stories on motherhood – as both a mother and as a daughter. Hilarious, intimate and rivetingly honest, this will be a night with one of Australia’s funniest storytellers laying it all bare on the most universal of themes.

Mother Bare is a laugh-a-minute, intimate night in the theatre for anyone who’s ever had a mother!

Denise Scott is a household name as one of Australia’s favourite comedians. As seen on Spicks and Specks and Winners and Losers.

WINNER Directors’ Choice Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2011
WINNER Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performance 2011


has the audience in the palm of her hand… a consummate storyteller and comedian… comic gold.

Herald Sun

this is a show that Denise Scott’s whole career – indeed her whole life – has been building up to… it’s impossible not to enjoy this.


…as reliably funny as Bruce Springsteen reliably rocks

Herald Sun

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