Everyone loves a good title. A MAN WALKED INTO A BAR has been comedy gold for generations and in Off the Avenue’s production of the same name, it’s truth in advertising. The show is at Blood Moon Theatre at the World Bar and a man walks in. A woman walks in. A folk singer walks in. A reviewer walks in. The audience walks in and there we all are in a bar.
This is absurdist comedy with a weaving, convoluted series of male/female in-a-bar behaviours. It’s an entertaining evening of non sequiturs, lots of character changes and some sweet little songs to top it off.
The script by New Zealander David Geary is a great fun in places and the stream of consciousness, word play and Monty Python-esque word association is a part of the charm of the production. There were a few opening night nerves but it’s no mean feat to learn a text like this and the professionalism and the rehearsal that has gone into to the work is evident. Continue reading A MAN WALKS INTO A BAR @ BLOOD MOON THEATRE KINGS CROSS