The Business are back with their most ambitiously athletic adventure ever...

The Masters

The Masters

Barry (sprinter), Paul (pole vaulter), Ray (archery) & Pierre (discus) are thrilled to have been selected to represent Australia in Budapest for the World Masters - an international sporting competition for older athletes. With matching tracksuits, a rigorous training schedule and one goal in mind, NOTHING can stop them!

Performed by Glynis Angell, Penny Baron, Clare Bartholomew & Kate Kantor.

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“Brilliant purveyors of physical comedy, dexterously employing detailed characterisaton and slapstick…”
Sydney Morning Herald 2003


The Business is four flawed, hilarious and endearing men played by Glynis Angell, Penny Baron, Clare Bartholomew and Kate Kantor. Renowned for their inventive complex characterizations and tightly choreographed routines, The Business has a fifteen-year track record of presenting extremely insightful, innovative and beautifully crafted performance works and is widely considered to be at the forefront of contemporary clowning within Australia today.

Shows include:

Big Business

The Business…As Usual
(Best Comedy Award, Melbourne Fringe Festival)

One Man's Business
(Comedy Festival Foreign Exchange Award)

The Concert
(British Council Oz Export Award, Barry Award nomination Melbourne International Comedy Festival).

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Teaming up with director Merophie Carr, physical comedy director Neill Gladwin, sound designer Kelly Ryall, lighting designer Richard Vabre and with set and costumes by Andrew Bellchambers, The Masters is going to be THE physical comedy to kick start your year!

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The Business is, without doubt, one of the most genuinely inventive shows you are likely to see in this year’s Fringe.”
Metro (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) 2003

Venue: La Mama, Carlton Courthouse Theatre
Dates: 13th - 24th February 2013.
Tickets: $25 Full | $15 Concession
Times: Tuesday to Saturday at 8pm, Sundays at 5.00pm
Bookings:, or PH (03) 9437 6142, or at the door.

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