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Tom Ballard’s Serious Comedy

Tom Ballard’s Serious Comedy




Comedian, presenter and all-around good guy Tom Ballard is bringing a double dose of the best medicine to Fringe World this year. Reviving last year’s smash hit Boundless Plains to Share, the out comic is also trying something new this year by workshopping his latest material in front of an audience with a work in […]

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What are you worth? Welcome to PRICE TAG’s nightmare dinner party

What are you worth? Welcome to PRICE TAG’s nightmare dinner party




PRICE TAG | The Blue Room Theatre | Until Jan 28 | ★ ★ ★ ★ Have you ever sweat over which bottle of wine to bring to a dinner party? Lost sleep over a pre-soiree stain on the carpet? Local writer/director/actor Jeffrey Jay Fowler has been reading your diary and tapped into your nightmares with his Fringe World […]

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The Chooky Dancers: Djuki Mala tell their Yolngu story at Fringe World

The Chooky Dancers: Djuki Mala tell their Yolngu story at Fringe World




Djuki Mala, perhaps better known as The Chooky Dancers, became an international sensation when their dance interpretation of Zorba the Greek went viral in 2007. The dance troupe from Elcho Island have been entertaining audiences ever since with their unique reimaginings of traditional dances and contemporary pop hits and celebrating Indigenous culture through storytelling. Dancer […]

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A Magical Evening at Zatanna’s 99% Improv, Magic & Fun




99% Improv, Magic & Fun | Rigby’s Bar & Bistro | Until Jan 28 | ★ ★ ★ 99% Improv, Magic and Fun is my first show of Perth Fringe, and it did not disappoint. Set upstairs in Rigby’s Bar, this quant improv magic show is sure way to start off your Fringe festivities. Arriving on stage in a […]

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Liza meets Frank N Furter in EastEnd Cabaret’s Sexual Tension

Liza meets Frank N Furter in EastEnd Cabaret’s Sexual Tension




EastEnd Cabaret: Sexual Tension | Circus Theatre | Until Jan 30 | ★ ★ ★ ★   Sexual Tension is a femme fatale mashup cabaret, styled circa 1930’s pre-WWII from the Weimar Republic where the only man or man beast is being a slave or object, and a dead pizza delivery boy is bringing your sexual fantasy to a circus […]

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Cougar Morrison sates all of your primal urges in Animal Instincts

Cougar Morrison sates all of your primal urges in Animal Instincts




Cougar Morrison: Animal Instincts | Connections Nightclub | Jan 21 & 22 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  At the world’s third largest Fringe festival with over 700 shows in the program, I can’t help but wonder how artists manage to stand out as unique in the ocean of cabaret, comedy and musical performances on offer. Chanteuse, queen and elastic-faced man Cougar […]

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Fringe World Review | Sophie Joske: Household Name

Fringe World Review | Sophie Joske: Household Name




Sophie Joske: Household Name | Hokkien House @ Noodle Palace | Jan 21, 22, 24 & 25| ★ ★ ★  Local comedian Sophie Joske returns to Fringe World with comedy set to dazzle in spandex and sneaky peek undergarment glory. This time Joske has paired up with fellow comedian and director Adam Peter Scott adding to the gawky charms […]

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Review | GLITTERY CLITTERY: a late-night conSENSUAL party

Review | GLITTERY CLITTERY: a late-night conSENSUAL party




GLITTERY CLITTERY: a late-night conSENSUAL party | The Gold Digger | Jan 21, 27, & 28 | ★ ★ ★ ★  ‘GLITTERY CLITTERY: a late-night conSENSUAL party’ is a celebration of all things female coupled with the heaviness that (still) comes after that fact. Part history lecture, part the Year 10 Human Biology lesson you didn’t get. The Fringe Wives […]

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Fringe World Review | If My Body Was A Poem




If My Body Was A Poem | Paper Mountain | Until Jan 26 | ★ ★ ★ ★  If my body was a poem, it’d have all the vigour and verve of Maddie Godfrey’s debut Fringe World show, If My Body Was A Poem. In this bold work, Godfrey examines body shaming, body positivity, love, childhood, hope, despair, rape […]

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How do you measure a man? Gavin Roach returns to Fringe World




Queer artist Gavin Roach is returning to Fringe World this year with a follow up to last year’s acclaimed performance I Can’t Say The F Word with the second installment of his Anxiety Trilogy: Measure of a Man. Roach’s new piece explores the sexual anxieties and experiences of a gay man in the millennial age […]

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