- Melina Charles
ALL YOU CAN LAUGH AT MELT!
The 2019 Melt Festival Comedy Gala at the Brisbane Powerhouse last night was a smorgasbord of gay, lesbian, and transgender stand-ups — kind of like hilarious tapas, only you are left feeling satisfied!
MEXICAN BURITO Don’t be deceived by his Aussie-bloke physique; add Tequila to Sam Bowden and his Hispanic hand puppet goes loco!
AUSSIE LAMINGTON Sweet but a little psycho, Demi Lardner is a cute little pocket rocket whose impersonations pack a punch. SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE Down to earth and no fuss, Alex Ward is a favourite whose comedic style appeals to the masses.
NEW YORK HOT DOG Hot Dawg! Jude Perl is a singer/songwriter/comedian whose life must be an off-Broadway show.
RED VELVET CUPCAKES Charming Cassie Workman shares her personal insights, which are unique, funny and endearing.
CHILLI PIZZA Tom Ballard looks harmless, but take a bite and you will be shocked by the spicy content. His sharp, hard-hitting observations will make you think and make you laugh.
WHITE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE The hostess with the mostess, Rhys Nicholson’s million-miles-an-hour style is entertaining, self-deprecating and very, very funny! The perfect master of ceremonies.
What a wonderful celebration of the queer and the wonderful! We hope this becomes an annual event and judging from the crowds’ response we are certain it will.
Melt is a festival of queer arts and culture at the Brisbane Powerhouse from 27 June — 7 July 2019.