Posted by Martyn Bradbury - thedailyblog.co.nz - 27 April 2014
5 Stars - If you are only going to see one NZ comedian this season, make it Elwood.
Posted by Gabrielle Beran - Theatreview.org.nz - 27 April 2014
Mathewson is a wizard of jokes, conjuring up layers of hilarity in his anecdotes, observations and general nerdiness.
Posted by Mat Campbell - keepingupwithnz.com - 27 April 2014
5 Stars - I could easily have watched him for another hour.
Posted by Johnny Givins - Theatreview.org.nz - 26 April 2014
Crafted, polished, interactive and funny; a black gay stand up of international quality
Posted by Heidi North-Bailey - Theatreview.org.nz - 26 April 2014
His deadpan, clever and original riffs on life, the universe, and all the bizarre in between hold the audience in the palm of his hand, provoking laughter when least expected
Posted by Steph Bean - KeepingupwithNZ.com - 26 April 2014
4 Stars - Special guest James Acaster’s recounting of his encounter with an actor from ‘Lost’ was an understated masterpiece, while Aussie Sam Simmons’ chaotic and over-the-top routine had us laughing out of sheer bemusement...
Posted by Cherie Moore - Theatreview.org.nz - 26 April 2014
Byrne is sharp: he addresses the audience and never misses an opportunity to use a response to create comedy. This makes the content more local, and from beginning to end the audience is a collective group on Byrnes comedy roller-coaster
Posted by Ingrid Grenar - KeepingupwithNZ.com - 26 April 2014
5 Stars - This expert people puppeteer can play with his audience like no other. It becomes a shared experience where the whole crowd joins in the conversation. Even people’s toilet breaks become part of show...
Posted by Liam Golds - KeepingupwithNZ.com - 26 April 2014
Generalities are ignored in favour of personal anecdotes, and those expecting joke after joke may be a little surprised by his candor, where much of the evening is made up of tales of his newly single foolishness and dangerous love of crumpets...
Posted by David Farrier - 3news.co.nz - 26 April 2014
It has very little to do with the film Flashdance by the way. FLASHDUNCE sees two actors launching into a range of characters that are initially rooted into some kind of reality, before things veer off the rails...