Putting On A Show
Welcome to the camp, chaotic and absurd world of Alex Hines.
The middle child from a broken home, she was always destined for greatness. Unfortunately, she never quite got there, but she is Putting On A Show.
An unhinged theatrical extravaganza combining standup, sketch and insanity.
Directed by Sarah Stafford
“Delightfully unhinged” ★★★★ – Beat Magazine
“Car crashingly compelling” ★★★★½ – The Daily Review
“ A psychedelic nostalgic trip” ★★★★ – Timeout
“Flawless, and by flawless I mean a trash fire” ★★★★★ – Theatre People
“Hines gyrates like a pole dancer in a strip club” – Stage Whispers
“I’ve become a parody of myself” – Alex Hines
Moosehead Award Recipient 2024
Green Room Award WINNER Best Performer 2023
Golden Gibbo WINNER 2022
Green Room Award WINNER Best Production 2022
Best Work (Emerging Artist) Melbourne Fringe Festival 2021
There is a full lockout for this performance and latecomers will not be permitted.
Infants under the age of 2 not permitted.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Alex Hines is a comedian, creative and proud Capricorn.
Her high energy stage performances and keenly observational character work have seen her rapidly emerge as one of the most decorated performers in Australia.
Fuelled by Dextroamphetamine, 2022 saw Alex take out the Golden Gibbo for her critically acclaimed show To Schapelle and Back, as well as a raft of nominations including Best Comedy at Melbourne Fringe. A recipient of the Ian Potter Cultural Fund, Alex underwent intensive training in LA at The Groundlings, UCB and Second City.
As satirical popstar and Gay Icon Juniper Wilde, Alex has cemented herself as one of the best character actors in the country. Taking out a Green Room Award for Best Production as well as Best Feminist Work and Best Work by an Emerging Artist. Her Screen credits include the titular role in Channel 10’s Dee-Brief and Canadian animated sketch comedy series Night Drives.
PERFORMANCE DATES & TIMES
Suitable for ages 15+
Contains adult themes
Contains coarse language
Contains sexual references