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Fringe World 2017: Our top shows from this year’s festival

Fringe World 2017: Our top shows from this year’s festival




Fringe World will start packing up the spiegeltents for 2017 as the festival draws to a close this evening with its final round of shows. Bigger and better than ever, Fringe World brought artists from all across the world to dazzle us with their incredible talents and out-of-the-box concepts that make the festival so wonderful. […]

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Review | Matthew Mitcham: Under The Covers

Review | Matthew Mitcham: Under The Covers




  Matthew Mitcham: Under The Covers | Perth Town Hall Until Feb 19 | ★ ★ ★ ★ Under the Covers is Matthew’s second cabaret show following on from Twists and Turns. This new work premiered in Perth this week during the Fringe World Festival 2017. Matthew Mitcham erupted onto the cabaret scene in 2014 […]

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Review | A O Lang Pho

Review | A O Lang Pho




A O Lang Pho | Regal Theatre | Until Feb 25 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ It would be easy to throw out the usual suspects in reviewing the enchanting seventy minutes that I spent entirely captivated by contemporary Vietnamese circus, spectacular, spellbinding, a tour de force. Easy, but also lazy, while they do deserve every […]

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Joel Creasey adds extra Perth date to ‘Poser’ tour

Joel Creasey adds extra Perth date to ‘Poser’ tour




Comedian Joel Creasey has just added an extra Perth show to his schedule. He’ll now be bringing his Poser tour to The Astor Theatre on 23rd and 24th of June. Creasey has said the show covers things he’s never spoken about on stage before, including his coming out experience. Since he first started performing when […]

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Review | Shania Choir – A Shania Twain Retrospective

Review | Shania Choir – A Shania Twain Retrospective




Shania Choir – A Shania Twain Retrospective | Circus Theatre Until Feb 19 | ★ ★ ★ The Friday night audience was very noisy before the performance started. Many had already had a drink and lots of people were carrying bottles of beer and wine in with them as they sat on the bench seats on […]

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Review | The Desperettes: A Guide to Being a Wingman




The Desperettes: A Guide to Being a Wingman | Burt Memorial Hall Until Feb 18 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ The Desperettes are a vocal trio of girls dressed up as boys using pickup lines so corny, clichéd and laughable commonly used by masses of men to pick up women; appropriated and delivered back […]

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Review | You’re My World: The Cilla Black Story

Review | You’re My World: The Cilla Black Story




You’re My World: The Cilla Black Story | Downstairs at the Maj | ★ ★ ★ ½  Go on then, spend an hour with WAAPA graduate Danielle O’Malley’s impersonation of the lovable British pop icon, Cilla Black. I hadn’t heard of Cilla before seeing the show, but I became a fan by the end of it. It […]

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Review | Pitched Black




Pitched Black | Noodle Palace | Until Feb 18 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ One of the greatest things I enjoy about the Fringe season is walking into a show with no idea of what I am getting myself into. And local talent is no exception. Local boys Cam Pollock, Isaac Diamond & Mitchell Whelan created […]

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Review | Courtney Act Drops Her House on the Wicked West

Review | Courtney Act Drops Her House on the Wicked West




Courtney Act: The Girl From OZ | Salon Perdu Spiegeltent | Until Feb 19 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  There’s no doubt that Courtney Act is truly a sparkling star in the Australian LGBTQI+ community. She’s the classic story of a ‘home grown ‘girl’ who made it big in American’ and I have been quite the fan […]

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Review | DIVAS – All Male Revue

Review | DIVAS – All Male Revue




DIVAS – All Male Revue | Connections Nightclub | Until Feb 18 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  I’ve seen a lot of drag this Fringe season and as a long time fan of the local scene, the diversity and talent of Perth performers never ceases to surprise, amaze and entertain me. DIVAS – All Male Revue under […]

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