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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 | 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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Review | Disgraceful Cougars

Review | Disgraceful Cougars




Disgraceful Cougars | Salon Perdu Spiegeltent | Until Feb 19 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Cougar Morrison made good on his promise to “always be whirling” with his second Fringe World show, Disgraceful Cougars. Partnered with the immensely talented Disgrace Kelly, the pair bemoan the woes of approaching your thirties as they are rejected by men, auditions […]

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Review | Tomás Ford’s CHASE!

Review | Tomás Ford’s CHASE!




Tomás Ford’s CHASE! | Noodle Palace | Until Feb 19 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ Damn Tomás Ford is a weirdo. I mean, this is a guy who has made a career out of being sweaty, confrontational and making Crap Rave Music Parties. What on Earth is this dark, soulful narrative based spy thriller malarkey […]

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