Mistero Buffo

by Dario Fo presented in conjunction with Brisbane Festival and Metro Arts, HOTA and Empire Theatres.


Rhum and Clay present Dario Fo’s devilishly funny masterpiece, Mistero Buffo, a darkly comic look at the absurdities and inequalities of everyday life, as seen through the eyes and tales of a travelling storyteller.

Banned as blasphemous for many years, but perhaps even more relevant now, Mistero Buffo takes an unflinching but humorous aim at those who manipulate truth and belief for power and control. With culture wars driving division and a pandemic that has highlighted vast economic inequalities, can laughter (and a little righteous anger) help unite us?

A tour-de-force that won Julian Spooner The Stage’s Award for Best Performance, this is an extraordinary, virtuosic romp through a hundred characters and locations in the person of one man. Our 21st century travelling storyteller, yet another employee of the gig economy, rushes from his last job of the day to deliver a subversive, gleeful rallying cry for the disillusioned and disenfranchised…

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Thu, 08 Sep 2022 07:30 PM 08 Sep 07:30PM Buy Tickets
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Armitage Centre

Empire Cardholder $42.00

Adult $47.00            

Concession $45.00          

Youth U25yrs $25.00

Groups 6+ $44.00     


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Run Time

Approx. 90 mins

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