Emerging comedian Callum Straford will make his Adelaide Fringe debut with musical comedy concerto Mozart-182 at Prompt Creative Centre in March.
An experimental stand-up, clown and musical extravaganza, this show features all of Callum's skills as a comedian and musician, while trying out new sounds and the art of ‘play’.
“What two things could be more opposite than Mozart and Blink-182?” Callum says. "The summer of ‘23 was a series of opposites for [me], so I felt an urge to create a show that explores life’s unpredictability, with a dash of classical pop-punk."
At its core, Mozart-182 is about trying to balance an imbalanced lifestyle, while reaching for support from the most important person in his life…. Callum's Mum.
While it’s a love letter to the joys of music, the show is a gift of gratitude to the people in our lives that help us through our best and worst experiences.
In 2023, Callum completed the summer course at the Philippe Gaulier Clown school in France and performed comedy in Paris, London and Edinburgh.
A multi-instrumentalist, proficient on the piano, ukulele, guitar, saxophone, vocals and many percussion instruments, Callum has performed solo shows in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival since 2021 and is a frequent performer on the Melbourne Comedy scene.
“Callum had the crowd eating from the palm of his hand. This was a master class in theatrical skill and sublime performance energy… Some things just can’t be taught. Callum Straford is the real deal.” – Weekend Notes
Callum Straford: Mozart-182 13th - 17th March, 6:15pm Prompt Creative Centre. Tickets HERE