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Michael Shafar - Well Worth the Chemo


Michael Shafar - Well Worth the Chemo

Bar 50

Within A&O Edinburgh City Hostel, 50 Blackfriars Street
Upstairs: AUG 12-14 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Michael Shafar - Well Worth the Chemo


51a George Street
The Lounge: AUG 12-13 at 15:10 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Michael Shafar - Well Worth the Chemo

The Counting House

38 West Nicolson Street
The Loft: AUG 3-27 at 19:45 (45 min) - Free & Unticketed

Michael Shafar - Well Worth the Chemo

You might know Michael Shafar from his debut special (A)LIVE on Amazon Prime, or you might be one of the 80+ million people who has seen his videos online. He's also been on a bunch of Australian TV and radio programs, but you probably haven't seen those if you live in the UK.

Either way, you'll enjoy his show! This Jewish, testicular cancer survivor, lawyer-turned-comedian is one of the freshest new voices in the Australian comedy scene and has made a name for himself for his scathing social commentary.

Michael receives rave reviews everywhere he performs, but his favourite review came from his oncologist who saw his patient perform and afterwards said: "Great show, Michael. You were well worth the chemo".

Below are some reviews from less significant sources:

'Shafar circumnavigates the line between edgy and offensive with beautiful finesse. ★★★★½' The Age

'A brand of comedian that is getting rarer to come by... if you’re among those who fear comedy has gotten too politically correct, this show will put those fears to rest. ★★★★' Time Out

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