ST. PETERSBURG — Celeste Barber will acquire the phase Thursday, July 14, 7 p.m., at the Duke Electricity Heart for the Arts — Mahaffey Theater, 400 Initial St. S., St. Petersburg.
Tickets get started at $54.50. Go to TheMahaffey.com.
Barber — the “Australian Queen of Comedy” — just lately embarked on her “Fine, Many thanks,” tour. Developed by Stay Country, the 39-city tour will make stops across the United States ahead of wrapping Boch Center Wang Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts Aug. 30.
Barber’s original movie star parody Instagram account has attracted around 8.1 million followers. In 2019 she unveiled her ideal-providing e book “Challenge Accepted” and she was also viewed on the 2019 Showtime distinctive of the identical name. In 2020, she gained the Australian Academy of Cinema and Tv Arts Award for Favourite Comedy Performer of the Ten years. In 2021, she earned a Webby Special Accomplishment award.
Barber received the Funniest Woman on Instagram Award 2017 on WhoHaha.com, a electronic system co-launched by actor, director and producer Elizabeth Banking companies. WhoHaha.com showcases gals in comedy all over the world. In 2019, Barber was integrated in Selection Magazine’s “Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch,” and she hosted the fifth annual Each day Entrance Row Awards at the Beverly Hills hotel exactly where the greatest in trend in Hollywood is honored.
Barber is at this time taking pictures her Netflix Comedy “Wellmania,” a new comedic drama sequence primarily based on the novel “Wellmania: Misadventures in the Research for Wellness.” The demonstrate centers all over human twister Liv (Barber) and a important wellness disaster where by she is forced to rethink her dwell quickly, die youthful frame of mind. Throwing herself entire body-very first into a wellness journey, she attempts every little thing from the benign to the weird in an try to get perfectly promptly and reclaim her aged everyday living.
Two many years in the past, Australia that was ravaged by excessive bushfires, and Barber elevated $51 million to help the Rural Fire Services and Brigades Donation Fund. Her fundraiser drew world consideration and broke information. The campaign helped fund a great deal-necessary updates and superior-tech machines to ensure fires are improved prepared for the future bushfire season.