Happy Feraren and Jeff Mesina 

Catholic guilt, sitting politely, casual emotional blackmail, non-existent boundaries… what’s your childhood made of? We can’t promise answers, only sound advice you cannot refuse from our very own matrona. Watch what goes on behind closed Asian doors with this improvised performance – scenes, characters, and stories inspired by our Filipino cultural background.


Improv Actor: Happy Feraren
Improv Actor: Jeff Mesina


HAPPY FERAREN is a Filipino improv actor and playwright. She has been improvising for 15 years and has since performed in over 500 shows in a wide range of improvisational theatre formats in cities around the Philippines and the world such as Chicago, New York, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam. In Australia, she has performed in festivals like the Sydney Fringe and Short + Sweet. She was the Artistic Director of Laugh Masters Academy and the Australian Improv Festival. She is the recipient of the Griffin Theatre Incubator Fellowship.

JEFF MESINA is a Filipino improv actor and teacher. He has crafted his comedy chops in improvisation and sketch at The Second City Training Centre, Improv Australia and Laugh Masters Academy (LMA). Jeff recently worked together with a talented group of improvisers and actors in the web series I Know You Are, and has also performed in The Sydney Comedy Festival and the Sydney Fringe Comedy Festival. Jeff was an improv teacher at LMA and he holds a Master’s Degree in Teaching and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Management from the University of Sydney.


If you have access requirements for attending the show, please tick the access requirements box during the booking process. This includes booking companion card tickets. A Brand X team member will then be in touch to ensure we understand your requirements.  


It is a condition of entry that patrons are double vaccinated. Face-masks are mandatory in all indoor venues across Sydney. Free disposable masks will be available at box office, but to lessen our impact on the environment, please bring one with you. Further COVID information.


Car: On-street metered parking around the venue.
Bus: Oxford Street 2 minute walk (333, 373, 399, 392, 394 and M10 buses).
Train: Museum Train Station 10-minute walk.


Your tickets can be transferred to another night in the same show's season (Friday or Saturday). If you feel unwell and have to stay home due to COVID we will refund your tickets minus transaction fees of 1.75% + 30c. Email us to arrange a refund prior to show commencement.


The Saturday night 7pm performance will be recorded.

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