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Likewise is back! Come to the Dinner Party

Likewise is back! Come to the Dinner Party

My improv show, Likewise, is back for Sydney Fringe Comedy in 2017. We’ll be playing in a small cottage at Central Park, just near Spice Alley at 7pm on Monday…

Cindy Tonkin July 13, 2017

Hosting and intros

The introduction to the piece needs to be enough to invite people in. But no so much that they feel they can play it.

Cindy Tonkin June 22, 2016
The fat lady has sung

The fat lady has sung

The show was great! Our suggestion was polo. We made a polo mint. Which was a tad disorienting for those who thought of shirts or the sport. It mattered little because…

Cindy Tonkin August 21, 2008
Shows and Games

Shows and Games

I set out this morning after a massage to go to the Surgical Science. Haven’t got there yet. Got on a train, which announced it was the Red Line (there are…

Cindy Tonkin August 10, 2008
Heather's beer

Heather's beer

In the Cabaret theatre at iO they serve beer in jars. Here is Heather’s beer from last night. By the way the ring-in from TJ and Dave’s show last night,…

Cindy Tonkin August 8, 2008
TJ and Dave

TJ and Dave

For those of you who know my art works, this photo is more like my normal stuff, not so much a photo of something as a pattern I found in the iron work in the street.…

Cindy Tonkin August 7, 2008
Armando rocked again

Armando rocked again

There is something to be said for improvisors knowing each other and knowing their craft. Saw the Armando Diaz Experience and Hootenanny last night. There is a regular…

Cindy Tonkin August 6, 2008
Dippin' dots, middle age comeback and 3033

Dippin' dots, middle age comeback and 3033

These are dippin' dots (banana split flavoured). They are small "dots" of ice cream. They taste just slightly plastic (or maybe paraffin). I bought…

Cindy Tonkin August 4, 2008
Candyality and Bullet Lounge

Candyality and Bullet Lounge

This is Candyality (candy + personality). It’s one of those by weight lolly shops. Their big draw is that you can get gummi bears by colour/flavour. I bought…

Cindy Tonkin August 4, 2008
Second City Improv All Stars

Second City Improv All Stars

Took this photo today at the Lakeview Cemetery. I am particularly taken with the name Crescencia. Many of the head stones had a headline – “wife”…

Cindy Tonkin August 3, 2008
Oh yeah Baby Wants Candy

Oh yeah Baby Wants Candy

Here is a photo of the longest row of newspaper vending machines I’ve ever seen. You see people buying their papers from these in the movies. Obviously the…

Cindy Tonkin August 2, 2008
Cubs fan and cool shows

Cubs fan and cool shows

This Cubs fan car even has Cubs insignia on the car seats. It is parked near the stadium quite frequently. Just saw 3 great teams do 3 great sets. The Rebel (9 players,…

Cindy Tonkin August 1, 2008
Soy milk and energy

Soy milk and energy

Photo of my lunch time soy milk. I’m going fewer new places so photos less Chicago-like, sorry! The Reckoning were impressive last night at their “experimental”…

Cindy Tonkin July 31, 2008
2 shows

2 shows

It has just begun pouring. Torrential rain in sheets. In the 5 metres between the diner where I was hanging out between shows and the theatre I got soaked. The air…

Cindy Tonkin July 31, 2008