The Umbilical Brothers – Don’t Explain Part 6/7

“He who holds the microphone creates the sound that controls the universe”. The only problem: there is only one mic. On the way to the final showdown you will see cartoon arms races, hilarious Germans, children’s entertainment gone awry, kung fu flies and tap dancing cowboys. Since 1991 The Umbilical Brothers have delighted fans around the world, as they twist theatrical rules and everyday situations into comedy triumph. Time Out NY called them “Australia’s hottest export since vegemite”. From Hawaii to Tokyo, New York to Stockholm, audiences have laughed like idiots at this acclaimed performance, as Shane and Dave use the entire comedy spectrum to convey their craft in their signature show, Don’t Explain. In its incarnation as ‘Thwak’, their New York show which ran for a year Off Broadway, the show was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Most Unique Theatrical Entertainment. Time Magazine called it “Pure theatre and pure fun”. The appeal of the show goes across generations. The children in the audience were as enthralled by the physical comedy as the adults, and the more extreme or complex material merrily sailed over their heads. As the New York Times confirmed “You’re left only to shake your head and marvel” “The energy of this performance is astounding, the physical discipline faultless, and it is difficult to resist anything that involves hoovering up a cat” The Scotsman The clever antics of the Umbilical Brothers can be enjoyed by all generations. Using