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Anxiety vs Depression: A Comedy Game Show – Pay What You Can


Anxiety vs Depression: A Comedy Game Show – Pay What You Can

The City Cafe

19 Blair Street
Las Vegas: AUG 4-9, 11-16, 18-23, 25-28 at 22:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can

Anxiety vs Depression: A Comedy Game Show – Pay What You Can

Anxiety vs. Depression: which one is funnier? Well, we’ll know the answer at this interactive game show! Comedians will form two teams, Team Anxiety & Team Depression, will battle each other with their mental health material! You, the audience, decide the winning team! WHAT? THAT’S SO COOL! Oh, wait. You, the audience, also get the chance to win £5 too! REALLY? YAAS!

Anonymously write a depression/anxiety antidote on a paper, then the comedians from the winning team will improvise on randomly selected papers. The best antidote chosen by the comedians will be asked to be claimed by the audience. If the audience decides to come forward, they and the comedians get £5 each. Otherwise, the game is lost, no one gets money.

This year we have two entry methods: Free & Unticketed or Pay What You Can
Free & Unticketed: Entry to a show is first-come, first served at the venue - just turn up and then donate to the show in the collection at the end.
Pay What You Can: For these shows you can book a ticket to guarantee entry and choose your price from the Fringe Box Office, up to 30 mins before a show. After that all remaining space is free at the venue on a first-come, first-served bases. Donations for walk-ins at the end of the show.

News and Reviews for this Show

August 12, 2022    The Wee Review

In Anxiety vs Depression: A Comedy Game Show our energetic compere Moni Zhang welcomes the audience in, asking the important questions, ‘Depression? Anxiety? Or both!’ This dark, comic stand-up showcase neither shies away from the topics at hand nor talks incessantly about them. It is framed as a quiz show with two teams competing for the audience’s cheers over three rounds to see which mental illness is funnier!

Tonight on Team Depression is Kylie Vincent and Philipp Kostelecky, while on Team Anxiety we have Ed Mulvey and Mihai Tartara. For the first round, they face off in some stand-up. Vincent is up first with an honest and open set, where we find out the advantages of having a disabled assistance dog. Followed closely by her teammate, Kostelecky, whose energy is as engaging as his observations are sharp, after all the cost of one therapy session would buy a lot of ice cream! Tartara starts for Team Anxiety with his unique perspective and anecdotes, including why squat toilets are the scariest. While finishing up the final round Mulvey shares with us his paranoia about offending his local off-licence, rounding this section off nicely.

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