Strassman hits sweet spot: new show coming to Venue 114

Strassman hits sweet spot: new show coming to Venue 114
Strassman hits sweet spot: new show coming to Venue 114

Sunshine Coast Council

World-renowned American ventriloquist David Strassman and his band of quirky puppets have returned to their “dwelling away from dwelling” on the Sunshine Coast at Venue 114 with a model new present that’s leaving Australian audiences in stitches.

The Chocolate Diet is a hilarious have a look at many individuals’s obsession with sweets and lollies.

And after all, Strassman makes use of his beloved puppet Ted E Bare to constitution a comedic course by fad weight-reduction plan.

Strassman stated The Chocolate Diet was his “funniest up to now” and “choc a block with laughter”.

“This present has confirmed to be completely hilarious as a result of the subject material – weight-reduction plan and denial – are two traits that all of us share each day,” Strassman stated.

“We’re at all times watching our weight, what we eat, feeling nice when it’s wholesome, responsible when it’s dessert. And we’re all in some state of self-denial on the subject of our self and physique photos.

“Dieting and denial, they go hand in hand and it’s one thing we are able to all relate to which makes for a well-known and scrumptious comedy.”

Interspersed with the Ted E Bare story are visits by Strassman’s well-known entourage of characters together with Chuck Wood, the insolent foul-mouthed teenager, who actually tells it like it’s.

We additionally meet a comparatively new character, Grandpa Fred E Bare, who laconically talks of his means to get senior’s low cost from probably the most wildest locations.

Other puppets embody Kevin the alien, who, whereas being fairly sassy is revealingly clever and evaluates us as a species, noting how all of us “crave content material however are by no means content material”.

The Beaver character, Sydney, talks about quitting comedy and he most likely ought to, given the variety of horrible dad jokes he tells. Each character has his personal ‘track’ second and lots of the jokes have been localised or remark upon common tradition and politics.

Strassman is one in every of Australia’s favorite comedians, a grasp of his artwork.

“A really exceptional efficiency seems to defy actuality” – The Adelaide Advertiser

“Hilarious” – The Scotsman (UK)

Tickets on sale now

When: Saturday, 20 November 2021 7pm-8.45pm (Interval 15mins)

Where: Venue114, 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina

Cost: $59.90 every (together with reserving payment)


This efficiency is rated MA and really helpful for individuals 15 years+. All minors have to be accompanied by an grownup. This occasion is licenced, theatre type flat ground seating with Venue 114 working in a COVID secure surroundings.

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