Michael Workman - Humans Are Beautiful (3 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Michael Workman - Humans Are Beautiful

Surreal, meditative show from philosophical, esoteric intellect

In this surreal, meditative show Workman spins an impressively sustained yarn about his journey through a warzone accompanied by a talking dog and his grave-digging love interest. His philosophical, esoteric intellect is tangible beneath the surface of the dreamlike narrative, but the main question when the hour is up is whether the performance is more theatre than comedy.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, until 28 Aug, 10.45pm, £9-£10 (£8–£9).

Michael Workman - Humans Are Beautiful

  • 3 stars

Humans are Beautiful is the completely true story of the Time award-winning comic Michael Workman wandered homeless through a warzone with a dog and a gravedigging art student. Its hilarious and thought provoking. Don't miss this critically acclaimed treatise on the power of humanism. Michael Workman has created something…

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