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Australian Booty

22 - 24 Aug

A sumptuous hour of stories, jokes, music and physical comedy…

Written and performed by Candy Bowers

Australian Booty is an entertaining mix of comedy, social commentary and of course, booty shaking! From the Afro-Aussie sisters behind international smash hit Hot Brown Honey, comes a more intimate yet fiercely powerful show about self-love.

This radical babe weighs in on the Australian identity, interracial dating, Aussie TV and the beauty myth.

Candy B is political, poetic and a little bit naughty in this riotous romp about her rump.

Set to a killer sound track created by the notorious Busty Beatz, Australian Booty will slam, shake and tickle you all the way to the dance floor.

WARNING – Side effects may include uncontrollable booty shaking and higher self-esteem.

Review

  • Why isn't Candy B a bigger star?... Candy B commands a crowd in a way I’ve rarely seen - ArtsHub
  • This show should be required viewing for all Australian 15-year-old girls. - Sydney Morning Herald
  • If you love hip hop, but hate misogyny, love powerful women but can’t understand why they doubt themselves (if you are one of those women) or if you just wanna see more women of colour on stage, Australian Booty is for you. - Australian Arts Review
  • Bowers continues to charm pants of various sizes off her audience. - The Age

Cast & Creative Team

Director Candy Bowers
Co-director Nelly Thomas
Music Kim “Busty Beatz” Bowers featuring DJ Abyss
Cast Candy Bowers

About MERRIGONGX

Championing a future for Australian art that is innovative, inclusive and diverse, this is a platform for a new generation of artists taking creative risks. MERRIGONGX provides funding and support for independent artists looking to confront, question, query and break the norm.

Join us for a series of new work from some of our boldest voices.

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