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Man's Best Friend at The Court Theatre

Man's Best Friend at The Court Theatre

True Love... Doggy Style

The team behind SCARED SCRIPTLESS are bringing their improvisation skills to a family-friendly time with MAN’S BEST FRIEND, an improvised romantic comedy with a twist. Despairing that they will ever find true love, the show’s romantic leads turn to the dating expertise of a pet dog, played by improviser Brendon Bennetts.

For Bennetts, playing the character of DOG has been an eye-opener. “Finding a mate is a walk in the park once you learn a few simple tricks.  I’ve realised that humans go about things all backwards, chasing after the ladies before the first bum sniff has even been reciprocated.  We really can learn a lot from the canine world.”

With all the audience interaction and spontaneity that SCARED SCRIPTLESS is known for, no two shows of THE EARLY EARLY LATE SHOW: MAN’S BEST FRIEND will be the same.

In a first for The Court Theatre, Tweet Seats will also be available for audiences. These specially marked seats will allow patrons to “live-tweet” during the show – and with a feed straight to the stage, audience’s tweets may even be incorporated into the action.

When asked whether DOG’s mortal enemy, CAT, will make an appearance in the show, Bennetts is curiously silent.

MAN’S BEST FRIEND runs for a very limited season from 29 April to 4 May and features Brendon Bennetts, Robbie Hunt, Phoebe Hurst and Ralph McCubbin-Howell.  MAN’S BEST FRIEND is directed by Alice Canton. Performances are 7:30pm nightly.  All tickets are $16.  For more information, please visit or call 03 963 0870.


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