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CANCELLED Nelson Fringe: Ironing Man

CANCELLED Nelson Fringe: Ironing Man

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  • Sun 16 Aug, 6:00pm – 7:00pm


Nelson Centre of Musical Arts, 48 Nile St, Nelson


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult (pay what you can A): $14.83
  • Adult (pay what you can B): $19.95
  • Adult (pay what you can C): $27.12
  • Children (under 13yrs): $11.75

This show has been cancelled for in-person attendance. Find out more information on our website as we go to a Virtual Festival instead-

One man’s hopes and dreams, channeled through an iron. This comedy weaves together satire, song, and copious amounts of brightly coloured linen.

Rising star of the Christchurch theatre scene Mark Darbyshire returns to the Bay Landscapes Nelson Fringe with his first solo show, after appearing in the sold-out improvised show Strangers (Impulse Theatre) last Festival.

Blasting through the steamy void between musical theatre and stand-up comedy, Ironing Man is sidesplitting, heartwarming, and unashamedly queer.

If you've never paid to watch someone iron, now is your chance. Come prepared to laugh, cry, and share in the universal wonder of ironing.

About Mark Darbyshire
Mark Darbyshire is among Christchurch's most brightly dressed and well-pressed comedians. He weaves together music, theatre, and anecdotes into a well-ironed comedic tapestry. His recent stage appearances include lead roles in A Chorus of Disapproval (Canterbury Repertory Theatre) and The Boys in the Band (Riccarton Players). He also produces sketch shows, and performs improv, stand-up, and musical theatre.

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