James Smith is back in Aus and is heading to Happy Endings!
Australian born, New York based, former Banking and Finance Lawyer, James was first introduced to US comedy audiences when he was invited to perform at the prestigious Montreal ‘Just For Laughs’ Festival. Since then, he has appeared on numerous TV shows on Comedy Central, ABC, TBS and HBO’s Flight Of The Conchords, to name a few. He has an upcoming appearance on Conan later this year.
James has been featured in Time Magazine and recently gave a TED talk. He has also had the pleasure of performing at the New York Comedy Festival and the legendary Radio City Music Hall. When at home in NY, he performs nightly at the world famous Comedy Cellar, where he shares the stage with such greats as Chris Rock, Louis CK, and Jerry Seinfeld.
With Alice Fraser
‘Hilarious. Alice Fraser, thank you for giving up your day job.’ themusic.com.au
‘Brilliant.’ Sydney Morning Herald
‘Raw, supersmart hilarity.’ Cosmopolitan
‘Must see.’ Time Out
‘Charming, brilliant and unexpected.’ New York Comedy Cellar
And improv. genius Rebecca De Unamuno, known from her several appearances on programs such as The Glass House, CNNNN, The Chaser’s War on Everything, Stand Up Australia, Comedy Slapdown, Kath and Kim and Comedy Inc – The Late Shift. She’s a comedian, actor, radio host, voice-over artiste, improv legend and all around comedy superstar. This woman oozes talent. (in a good way)
In the world of Theatresports, Rebecca is a two-time Cranston Cup champion and was a member of the Australian team which won the 2001 Improv World Cup. Rebecca was the first woman in the history of the competition to be named Player of the Tournament (aka World Impro Champion).
“Rebecca De Unamuno is possibly the smartest, sharpest, most versatile performer I have ever known.” – Jason Alexander (George Costanza, Seinfeld)
“…something few comics would dare contemplate” – SMH
“it’s like watching a magician and wondering what the secret to her craft is” – Impress Magazine
Plus special guests