The Saboteur: An Interactive Game of Trust - Tickets on Sale Now

The Saboteur: An Interactive Game of Trust - Tickets on Sale Now

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Posted 2024-04-30 by Vanessafollow

Thu 09 May 2024 - Sun 12 May 2024

A high-stakes, interactive evening of subterfuge, treachery, backstabbing, and laughs!



Direct from a hit season in San Francisco, the award-winning comedy show The Saboteur: An Interactive Game of Trust returns to The Factory Theatre as part of this year’s Sydney Comedy Festival. Tickets are now on sale - three shows only!


Brendon Bennetts, Cameron Watson, Jen O'Sullivan, Tara McEntee and Jim Fishwick in The Saboteur. Image credit Alex Rabina.

The Saboteur is perfect for fans of whodunnits, Theatresports, The Mole or Whose Line Is It Anyway.

A mashup of improv comedy and reality TV shows, The Saboteur features a small cast of performers who are given a series of comedy challenges and scenarios to play. The catch? Before the show, one of the performers is secretly designated the Saboteur, and tasked with trying to ruin the show by improvising badly - without getting caught!

None of the players, or the audience, knows who the Saboteur is, and the audience has a unique role in trying to unmask the Saboteur on their phones, through a purpose-built interactive website.

Players are eliminated from the show one by one, based on their ability to correctly identify the Saboteur.

Jaklene Vukasinovic and Jason Geary. Image credit Nick Robertson.

It’s devious. It’s hilarious. It’s thrilling. It’s The Saboteur.

"We’ve toured The Saboteur to 8 cities in 3 countries, and the cast for this year’s Sydney Comedy Festival show is our biggest yet," said creator and host Jim Fishwick. "It’s exciting to be able to mix people who’ve played the show before and think they know what’s coming, with some performers I’ve been wanting to get in the show for years."

The cast includes Bridie Connell (Whose Line Is It Anyway Australia), Josh Magee (NTNNNNN), Kat Hoyos (Amazing Grace) and Will Torney (Tagashowie).

Jeromaia Detto and Orya Golgowsky in The Saboteur. Image credit Kirsty McGuire.

What the critics said:
"Ingeniously destructive"- Theatreview
"Delightfully fun and wonderfully unpredictable" - Wellingtonista
"Priceless … Top marks from me!" - Weekend Notes
"Hilarious fun" - What Did She Think
"Kept on my toes from start to finish" - Weekend Notes

Tickets are now on sale at https://www.sydneycomedyfest.com.au/event/the-saboteur or call 9020 6966.


Plan your Visit:
When: 9, 11 May (6.15pm) 12 May (5.15pm)
Where: The Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
Suitable For: Ages 15+
Tickets: General Admission $25, Concession $20, Groups 6+ $22
Running Time: Approx 60 mins, no interval

For more information on the show, please see:
Website: jetpacktheatre.com
Facebook: facebook.com/jetpacktheatre
Instagram: instagram.com/jetpack_theatre
Saboteur Instagram: instagram.com/thesaboteurshow

About Jim Fishwick
Creator Jim Fishwick is a champion improvisor themselves, regularly performing and teaching at Improv Theatre Sydney, touring nationally and internationally, and directing the New Zealand Improv Festival.

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