Comedy

Jon Bennett: How I Learned to Hug

SA, AUSTRALIA

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Tue 21 - Thu 30 Sep | 1 hour
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Not a love story but a story of love, loss, sex & hugging whilst detained as a suspected terrorist in the NYC Airport. A TRUE STORY.

Not a love story but a story of love, loss, sex and hugging told to an airport security guard resembling a combination of the rapper Jay-Z and Beyonce while detained as a suspected terrorist in the Montreal Airport…
A TRUE STORY.

**Best Comedy Award Winner (San Diego Fringe, 2018)
**Tour Ready Award (New Zealand Fringe Festival, 2018)
**Best Comedy Award Nominee (Perth Fringe World, 2015)
**Just for Laughs Award nomination for Best Comedy (Montreal Fringe, 2014)

“It seems every year that we say Bennett’s show is a must-see. He has skillfully built upon the foundation that previous shows establish and we are left with a unique blend of gut-busting laughter and emotional resonance in his wake. ★★★★★” – Theatre in London

“Bennett’s stories are as funny as they are heart-warmingly honest. You will laugh at the hilarious slide show he has prepared, but you will also tear up at the honesty he brings to the stage. ★★★★★” – National Post

“Storytelling genius. ★★★★★” – Edmonton Journal

“Laugh-out-loud bonkers! ★★★★★” – Otakuno Culture

“Bennett is an amazing storyteller. ★★★★½” – Vue Weekly

“The rumours are true – Bennett possesses a masterful narrative skill, taking us on a journey full of heartbreak, joy and a whole lot of dick jokes. He brings depth to the dumb stuff and levity to the heavy stuff, and is totally unafraid of revealing the most brutally personal details of his life. ★★★★“ – SBS Television (Melbourne)

“Bennett is a tremendously gifted storyteller, striking a note-perfect mix between observational humour and revealing insights. ★★★★” – Winnipeg Free Press

“There are few Fringe artists with better timing than Bennett, fewer still who can connect so quickly with an audience and tell stories so brilliantly.” – London Free Press

AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND FROM 6PM MONDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER TO MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER

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  • 1 hour
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  • Content warnings: Verbal Audience Interaction
    • M15+

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    Credits
    • Performer – Jon Bennett
    Presented by
    • 2Hoots Productions & The Sydney Fringe