Jon Bennett: How I Learned to Hug

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Duration: 60 min

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  • High Audio Content

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The Rechabite, 224 William St, Northbridge, WA, 6003

Minors can only attend this show at this venue with a parent or legal guardian.

Suitability and warnings: M

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Sex Scenes, Sexual References

Kleenheat Sizzle Factor: Hot

Take your Fringe experience up a notch. Think first-date-friendly shows or ones to check out with your work pals.

About this event

Not a love story but a story of love, loss, sex and hugging told to an airport security guard resembling a combination of the rapper Jay-Z and Beyonce while detained as a suspected terrorist in the Montreal Airport.


Best Comedy Award Winner, San Diego Fringe 2018
Comedy Award Nominee, FRINGE WORLD 2015
Just for Laughs Award Nominee, Montreal Fringe 2014

"It seems every year that we say Bennett's show is a must-see and this year's no different." ★★★★★ Theatre in London
"The rumours are true -- Bennett possesses a masterful narrative skill, taking us on a journey full of heartbreak, joy and a whole lot of dick jokes." ★★★★ SBS Television
★★★★★ Otakuno Culture

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Jon Bennett is a world renowned comedic storyteller with over 40 awards and nominations from festivals the world over.

After 20 years in the business he is now known as one of the most prolific storyteller-comedians touring the world, including:
- 7x Just for Laughs Award Nominations @ Montreal Fringe
- 10x Selection - Moth Main Stage @ NYC/London/Boston/LA/Austin
- Selected Off Broadway Soho Theatre in 2019
- Selected NY Times Best Seller List in 2019
- 5x Comedy Award Nominations @ FRINGE WORLD

“Armed only with self-deprecating wit and memories, Bennett reminds us that ordinary people lead extraordinary lives” ★★★★★ The Sunday Mail
“Bennett is the patron saint of storytelling” ★★★★★ Broadway Baby UK

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