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Have you ever had your boyfriend watch you pee into a bottle?

Josh Belperio has. Back from a sold-out fringe season, Josh tells the story of his bike accident, heralded by Andrew Bolt ‘man falls off bike, becomes star’. With original songs, witness Josh surgically dissect his hospital trauma ‘while leaving the audience in stitches’ – Scenestr.

Scarred For Life premiered at the 2017 Adelaide Cabaret Fringe Festival to sold-out audiences and unanimously positive reviews.

Scarred For Life will return for the 2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival, for a season at The Lab at Queen's Theatre – a bespoke venue for cabaret artists, located in the CBD with a bar and grand piano.

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Here is what critics had to say:

Here is what audience members had to say:

...a highly entertaining and poignant reminder of life's fragility and love's power, told with great tenderness and wicked humour.”

— Pat Rix, CEO Tutti Arts

I've never teared up in a show as much as this one.”

— Hew Wagner, Freelance Classical Singer

... some great comical moments but also highlighted we should take every chance we're given and enjoy every moment.”

— Paul R. Brand, Moodle Administrator at Heathfield High School

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  • Susan Redden Former ABC TV Broadcast Specialist

    Susan Redden Former ABC TV Broadcast Specialist Athelstone

    A stunning piece of immersive story-telling told with heart, honesty, vulnerability and humour. The original piano score by Josh Belperio created moments in this seamlessly directed production that stayed with me long after the perfect ending.

    A stunning piece of immersive story-telling told with heart, honesty, vulnerability and humour. The original piano score by Josh Belperio created moments in this seamlessly directed production that stayed with me long after the perfect ending.

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