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Comedy

The Travelling Sisters

Toupé

Presented by Brisbane Comedy Festival and The Travelling Sisters

Masterfully combining physical comedy, characters, and original music, The Travelling Sisters are ‘insane geniuses of sketch comedy’ (***** Great Scott).

This infectious trio conjure up characters and twists you won’t see coming. It’s a theme park ride for the soul.

This acclaimed trio, who began their careers in Brisbane have since travelled the world, with their offbeat sketch shows, performing to critical acclaim over the last 3 years at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Prague Fringe Festival, Glastonbury Festival, Comedy Café Berlin and more.

WINNER Best Comedy Melbourne Fringe 2017
NOMINEE Best Newcomer Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017

 

Reviews

⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ Like no act you have ever seen

Theatre People

⋆⋆⋆⋆ That indefinable alchemy… their sheer presence exudes fun and sass

Chortle

⋆⋆⋆⋆ Their antics would sit comfortably alongside anything from The Mighty Boosh

The Advertiser

More Info

The Travelling Sisters are Lucy Fox, Laura Trenerry and Ell Sachs. Having trained at USQ in Queensland and Ecole Philippe Gaulier in France, the trio formed in 2014. Their work is based in character, clown, physical comedy and music. They have spent the last three years touring the globe with their offbeat sketch shows. In 2017 they were nominated for Best Newcomer at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. They then won the Best Comedy Award at Melbourne Fringe Festival, as well as the New Zealand Tour Ready Award. They have performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Bath Comedy Festival, Prague Fringe Festival, Glastonbury Festival, Bedford Fringe Festival, Comedy Café Berlin, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Anywhere Theatre Festival, Perth Fringe World, Melbourne Fringe Festival and more.

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About the Venue

Common Questions

How do I get to Brisbane Powerhouse?
See our Getting Here page.

Is parking available?
There is limited free-of-charge, all-day, on-site car parking at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you are travelling by car, please arrive early to secure a park. Additional free parking is available in New Farm Park accessible via our link road, which is opened after 5pm every day.

What time should I arrive?
It's best to arrive at least 30-40 minutes before the show start time to find a car park, pick up your tickets at box office and make your way to the venue. The doors of the venue will open approximately 10-15 minutes prior to show time.

Where do I pick up my tickets?
Tickets will be available for pick up from Box Office 60 minutes prior to show time.

Is there food and drink available

Brisbane Powerhouse has two on-site restaurants; Bar Alto and Watt Restaurant + Bar. More information can be found on our Eat + Drink page.

See more common questions and learn everything you need to know about your visit to Brisbane Powerhouse on our FAQ page.

Get the most out of your visit

See an exhibition
See the world for free with awe-inspiring visual art from just about everywhere. Make sure you don’t miss anything – explore all of the foyers on the main and bottom floors. See what's on.

Explore New Farm Park
Brisbane Powerhouse is located next to the beautiful New Farm Park, one of Brisbane’s most popular and much loved recreational facilities. Pack a picnic, smell the roses in the garden, play a game of tennis, let the kids loose in the playground, enjoy a coffee, or just sit back and take in the sunshine.

Accommodation
There is a wide array of accommodation close to our venue that caters to every budget. Brisbane Powerhouse recommends The JohnsonTryp HotelSofitel BrisbaneKirribilli Riverfront ApartmentsEdward Lodge and Heal House for both short term and longer visits.