We are so incredible excited to finally announce the new Weeping Spoon Productions Team! Huzzah for awesome new Australian indy theatre!
The new team will usher in a stellar 2016 season including a remount of the critically acclaimed fringe-hit TRAMPOLINE as well the world-debut of two new international touring works that will be announced very soon!
L-R: Associate Producer Libby Klysz, Associate Artist St John Cowcher, Artistic Director Shane Adamczak and Associate Artist Whitney Richards
From the mind of Shane Adamczak (Zack Adams, 3 x Just For Laughs Award Nominee and producer of recent ★★★★★Fringe hits This Is Not A Love Song and Vicious Circles) comes a boy meets girl story that’s less than ordinary.
Weeping Spoon enter the second half of our epic 2015 season by bringing our hit comedy Trampoline on a 2 month, 3 city tour of the Canadian Fringe Festival circuit. The show will be playing at The Winnipeg Fringe, Edmonton Fringe and Victoria Fringe Festivals.
Joining original cast member Shane Adamczak and Director Damon Lockwood will be our new leading lady Whitney Richards, who we are delighted to have working with us for her first ever International Fringe Tour. Rounding out the touring cast are Fringe favourites Patrick Hercamp and Richard Maritzer from LA Troupe Sound & Fury (playing the third performer roles in alternate cities).
Following the success of our previous shows Love Songs For Future Girl, A Complete History Of Zack Adams and Zack To The Future in Canada, Weeping Spoon is thrilled to be returning the Canadian Fringe circuit with our latest work, Trampoline.
Canadian Cast: (L-R) Shane Adamczak, Whitney Richards, Patrick Hercamp (Winnipeg and Victoria) and Richard Maritzer (Edmonton)
ABOVE: Shane Adamczak and Amanda Woodhams in the debut Australian Season, 2013 (image by MItchell Richards)
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We’re proud to announce the second of our big three shows for this Fringe World. Weeping Spoon’s own Wyatt Nixon-Lloyd (Nickelodeon, Funny Or Die) teams up with The Big HOO-HAA’s Bri Williams to bring you the improvised comedy adventure BRI AND WYATT SAVE THE WORLD!
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There’s a lot of bad news out there today. Environmental disasters, an all time high unemployment rate, Red Foo. The world needs a hero. No, heroes. Two people who between them both, truly believe that they can save the world. Enter Brianna Williams and Wyatt Nixon-Lloyd: improvisers, life enthusiasts and would-be-heroes. They may not be able to save the world, but their hope is that the premiere of the improvised duo show “Bri and Wyatt Save the World” will bring a smile to the face and a laugh to the belly of the general Perth audience. Armed only with your ideas and their wits, in sixty minutes of improvised comedy, Bri and Wyatt are going to save the world.
With over 13 years of professional improv experience between them, Nixon-Lloyd (a Logie nominated & Astra Award winning Cleo Bachelor) and Williams are members of The Big HooHaa, Shakesprovisation, and have individually performed around the country and internationally with groups such as New York Musical Improv Fest (USA) Uncalled For (Canada) and Impro Melbourne (VIC)
“Wyatt Nixon-Lloyd has a grin like Luna Park and all the boofy enthusiasm of a labrador that’s drunk a bowl of red cordial.” – The West Australian
“Wyatt Nixon-Lloyd’s silliness is infectious, and his characters…a show highlight.”- http://www.watchoutfor.com.au
“an unpredictable mix of smut, cheese, and unadulterated wit” – The West Australian
“Everyone was instantly charmed by this amazing creature that magically appeared to steal our hearts. Bri Williams was the surprise of the festival, and the belle of the ball!”- Jill Bernard, HUGE Theatre (USA)
“Williams gave a pitch perfect performance…” -www.perththeatrereviews.blogpsot.com
The program is finally revealed so we can finally start telling you about our awesome Fringe World shows for 2015!
We are thrilled to be remounting our award-winning show TRAMPOLINE with a brilliant new cast including the extraordinarily talented Ella Hetherington, Brendan Ewing and Shane Adamczak.
The had a great sell-out run in Perth followed by a debut Canadian season in Montreal, received rave reviews and a Turnstile Award for independent theatre in WA.
“Adamczak is a comic writing genius…. One of the most endearingly whimsical love stories to grace the small stage I’ve ever seen.” -PerthCulture.com
“A perfect dream for creators and audiences alike… Short, sweet, quirky, produced with passion. ✭✭✭✭1/2″ – artsHubs.com.au
“takes that idea of boy meets girl and turns it on its head… easily one of the funniest plays I have seen in a while” – The AU Review
“This dark comedy is equal parts touching, funny, awkward and sad, and the characters will tug at your heartstrings and refuse to let go.” – Bloodyunderrated.net
The show is playing for ONE WEEK only so be sure to book ahead to avoid missing out.
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As the company prepares to launch into it’s 2015 season, we are excited to announce our new Artistic Director Shane Adamczak. As a founding member of Weeping Spoon, Shane has produced a number of the company’s National and International touring productions including Love Songs For Future Girl, Checkout The Musical and most recently the award-winning fringe hits Vicious Circles and Trampoline.
As AD, he will be spearheading a number of the 2015 touring productions as well as focusing on the future of the company both in Australia and overseas.
We here at Weeping Spoon HQ are very excited about a number of big announcement this week in regards to our 2015 Season and here’s the first:
After an award winning, sell-out season in Perth and a critically acclaimed run at The Melbourne Fringe, Weeping Spoon Productions are very excited to be producing Greg Fleet’s amazing new play This Is Not A Love Song at the 2015 Adelaide Fringe!
Fleet has many writing credits to his name including the critically acclaimed Thai Die, sketch writing for The Big Gig and Full Frontal, as well as an eight part series for Good News Week Productions Die On Your Feet. Since starting stand up in 1987 has become known and loved as one of the country’s and the world’s most innovative and respected comics. Blending stand up and theatricality in a desire to make stand up more than just ‘One man and a microphone’.
The play features Greg Fleet, Tegan Mulvany and Shane Adamczak.
“Fleet may be best known for his comedy work but here shows solid dramatic skills with loads of presence. It’s an excellent piece of bittersweet theatre” -The Age
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