News: Finalists Revealed For Musical Comedy Awards

The finalists have been revealed for this year's  WeGotTickets Musical comedy Awards final. 

Eleven finalists who have progressed through a series of heats at the Phoenix in London will battle it out to win the musical comedy crown of this prestigious competition.

The final takes place at the Bloomsbury Theatre on April 13. 

There will be a headline set from the Brett Domino Trio (pictured), a performance from Best Newcomer Hadfield & Swan and the evening will be hosted by Nick Horseman.

Buy tickets here: http://www.thebloomsbury.com/event/run/18020

The finalists are listed below:

Paul 'Silky' White

‘massively engaging guitar-playing stand-up whose instinctive rapport with audiences makes him welcome wherever he goes.’ - Guardian Guide (Pick of the Week)

The Dragprov Revue

★★★★★ - 'I do not have enough superlatives to describe how incredible this inimitable act is... Filled me with so much joy.' - The Pink Times

Katie Pritchard

WINNER 2Northdown New Act of the Year 2019

★★★★ 'Sometimes surreal, often unusually perceptive, and always original and entertaining' - Female Arts Magazine

'Inventive and hilarious' - Broadway Baby

Jamie Finn

'Expert sense of timing with a controlled and confident delivery that had the audience in stitches. Hugely entertaining!'

- Ed Chappel, Founder of the MCA

Huge Davies

‘Jet black, funny and unsettling’ - Chortle

‘Clearly an act that will be going places’ - Bruce Dessau

Louis Burgess

High energy musical comedian. Selection of choice song parodies mixed with innovative sample-based set implementing sound bites, raps, beatboxing, live voice-over and more. Online viral star with over 50 Million views worldwide. Seen & heard on Radio 4, ITV, UNILAD, Metro, Viralthread, LOADED and more.

Matt Hutson

Matt Hutson is a delicate flower in a harsh world. When he feels, he feels, he really feels. Armed only with his guitar and a few poorly conceived coping strategies, Matt desperately tries to keep his shit together.

It's proper songwriting, not a cheap lyric swap.' – Chortle.

Joe Jacobs

His live shows effortlessly flit between hip hop and comedy and he’s been seen/heard on Channel 4, BBC Radio 4, BBC 6 Music, Radio 1XTRA, plus gained millions of viral video views online.

‘Comedy Gold’

Broadway Baby ★★★★

Maris Piper

“Brilliant mash-ups with great vocals - held the room in the palm of their hand.” Ed Chappel, MCA founder

Charlie Partridge

“Utterly bonkers musical and character comedy from hilarious German electro-rap superstar. Very original and very funny!” - Ed Chappel, MCA founder

Stepdads

Stepdads are a funk-comedy duo who wish they were your real dad (but who are glad he went to prison). A fever dream of a double act filled with surreal songs, stupidity and the sanctity of marriage. Guaranteed to erase your memories of childhood and replace them with better ones. Leicester Square Sketch Off Runners Up 2019

 

 

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