Having stepped out from behind Malcolm Turnbull and into the light of a brave new world, Lawrence Mooney is back with a new show, Beauty.
And, the “Moon Man” will head to Newcastle’s Civic Theatre next month.
He’ll hit the stage twice, at 7pm and 9pm, on Saturday 3 September.
Mooney has had the critics – and his peers – raving about himself for a long time, with the Sydney Morning Herald describing him as “a fierce and fearless hunter of the funny who deserves his reputation as a master of the form” and the Herald Sun adding his performances are “…funny, insightful, well written, beautifully paced stand up”.
As a radio broadcaster, he is considered one of the best in his field.
He took Triple M Brisbane’s breakfast show to number one in the market and the following year won an Australian Commercial Radio Award (ACRA) for Best Entertainment Presenter in a metro region.
No stranger to television, Mooney is well known as the host of Dirty Laundry Live that ran for three seasons on ABC, as well as his work on Agony Uncles, Agony of Life and Modern Manners.
He’s a regular on The Back Page, as hand-picked to host a new comedy-driven footy show, Up The Guts, on Fox Sports following on from Friday Night Footy.
But, Mooney loves the stage.
He regularly tours the country to packed houses wherever he goes.
His solo show Surely Not was nominated for The Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and won Best Show at The Sydney Comedy Festival.
Previously, his hilarious insights earned him Best National Act at the Perth Comedy Festival and Best Comedy Act at the Melbourne Fringe Festival.
Go to civictheatrenewcastle.com.au for further details.