‘An Evening of Total BS’ is an experience as well as a comedy show. Bec Somers (played brilliantly by Melissa Tracina) guided the sell-out crowd through an evening of wellness motivation, which highlighted some ridiculous elements of the fitness industry.
The highlight of the show was Melissa’s performance as Bec Somers. She presented a finely tuned character that felt all too natural to her. Melissa did not break character as she maintained her passion and energy throughout the night. In the high intensity show, Melissa’s facial expressions and physicality, in both dramatic and subtle moments, were superb.
Due to fitness parodies and sketches becoming quite popular online, the topic is difficult to execute well without feeling stale. That said, in only a few moments during ‘An Evening of Total BS’ did the material feel overworked. The repetitive elements and repeated jokes of the show did drag occasionally but they may also be required in the fitness parody genre.
Bec Somers (Melissa) made the audience feel involved, which added to the experience of the night. Those daunted by audience participation should not fret, as this involvement is focussed on improving your enjoyment of the show. The set-up of the room also assisted this engagement and the immersion into the ‘wellness’ world.
‘An Evening of Total BS’ has polish and is a great night of wellness/fitness parody.
Check out Bec Somers for ‘An Evening of Total BS’ from 4 to 8 April & 11 to 15 April 2017. For more information and to book tickets, click here!
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