THE WAY YOU TELL THEM
'A love letter to comedy by someone who wants it to mean something'
- The Guardian - HERE
jan 10 -jan 16, 2015
From London UK, on the Montreal leg of her interntional tour, Scapegoat Carnivale proudly hosted Rachel Mars' hit solo show, presented by Centaur Theatre in their 2015 Wildside Festival.
Written and Performed by Rachel Mars.
‘Hugely entertaining, intellectually provocative and important’ - Brian Logan, Comedy Critic
'Visually striking, witty and poignant' - The Latest
''Clever, funny and endearingly informal' - Exeunt
'Hilarious and uncomfortable by turns' - The Upcoming
'A funny, brave look at the triumphs, temptations and torments of being funny'
- Jonathan Wakeman, London Comedy Film Festival
"Really fell for @rachelofmars’ clever The Way You Tell Them. Laugh out loud and genuinely heartbreaking in equal measure." - Ric Watts, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
Photo credits: Rachel Mars
"I've always relied on humour. After 33 years, I knows that if anything goes wrong I can remedy the situation with a joke. But what would happen if I couldn’t fall back on laughter? Turning the spotlight on the inner workings of comedy, The Way You Tell Them interrogates the desire and – sometimes uncontrollable – compulsion to be funny.
In my latest solo performance, I go in search of what is beyond the gags, jokes, and pratfalls. Using real-life material, classic oral sex jokes and a wolf suit this is a thoughtful and provocative story that questions how we use and abuse humour." - Rachel Mars
' Fascinating and very funny' - 5* What's On Stage - HERE
'A great night out, I'm still thinking about it days afterwards'
- 4* What's Peen Seen - HERE
'A beautifully crafted and brilliantly performed solo theatre piece'
- TOTAL THEATRE: - HER
'Tender and Humorous but incredibly human' - A Younger Theatre - HERE