FRESHWATER ENTERTAINMENT + MANAGEMENT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BRISBANE POWERHOUSE PRESENT
Fresh from winning the Best of the Fest award at the Sydney Comedy Festival and Most Outstanding
Show award nomination at the Melbourne International Comedy festival, Cassie Workman’s Giantess
comes to Brisbane Powerhouse’s Melt Festival in July.
Witten and performed by multi-award-winning comedian Cassie Workman, Giantess is a
devastating and funny fable for big kids. It’s the story of a six-year-old girl who was abducted
by a troll at the local shopping centre, is locked away in their kingdom for many years and
needs to find the strength of a giantess to save her.
Interweaving live music, stand-up comedy, storytelling and illustrations, Cassie’s highly
original one-person show explores the anguish of coming to terms with a gender identity that
doesn’t match your body.
‘Giantess is a colossal achievement.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Herald (2019) full review
‘It’s quite a privilege to witness” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Western Australian
‘Raw and powerful.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Age (2019) full review
Cassie entered the public eye after winning Triple J’s “Raw Comedy” national open mic
competition in 2009, She went on to write five one person shows which toured Australia and
the UK, and have been nominated and won multiple awards including Best Comedy at the
Adelaide Fringe. In 2018 Cassie was a contributor for ABC’s Tonightly Show with Tom Ballard
with her series So You Think You Can Trans which has picked up thousands of views and
Cassie is known for her heartfelt and emotive story-telling, her incisive wit, and her brutal
deconstruction of the status quo. There is no other voice like hers in comedy today.
Producer Lisa Freshwater of FEM says: “Giantess is an exciting and original piece of theatre
that has you simultaneously laughing and gasping as it’s extraordinary courage.”
Tickets On Sale: Now
Where: Brisbane Powerhouse 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005
When: 4 July 6:30pm, 5 July 8:30pm, 6 July 6:30pm.
Prices: Tickets from $28 to $35 (plus booking fee)
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Freshwater Entertainment and Management | Phone number 0419 992 952 | e-mail [email protected]