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dramatis scientificae : science mixed with comedy

Are black holes newsworthy? Should menus tell the unvarnished truth?

Three performers play a variety of characters in comic sketches, stand-up, and songs in the latest science comedy show STIR FRIED SCIENCE  from science-based theatre group Dramatis Scientificae who “help working scientists share their experiences and their research, through narrative, theatre and film.”

It is a cornucopia of science, comedy, music and a smidgen of philosophy with guest appearances each night by local scientists from fields ranging from astronomy, physics, genetics, climate change, sustainable households, and immunology.         

The performers are: Dr Phil, a physicist and science communicator; and thespians Michele Conyngham and Patrick Trumper.

Local guest scientists include Sean Elliott, Alyshah Ladhu, Catriona Nguyen-Robertson, and Melissa James.

Directed by Margie McCrae.

STIR FRIED SCIENCE has been created with the support of National Science Week and Inspiring Australia.

While designed for an adult audience, it is family friendly.

Venue: The Butterfly Club, 5 Carson Place (off Lt Collins), Melbourne.

Date: Monday 18 July to Saturday 23 July 7 pm

Tickets: $28 (Early Bird Special) – $37 (The Butterfly Club has a no-questions-asked Covid refund policy)

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