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New Fringe pop-up venue to be named after Ivan King

Local theatre identity Ivan King will be celebrated with a new Fringe World pop up venue named in his honour. The iconic His Majesty’s Theatre will host a brand new pop-up performance space next February, created especially for the 2018 Fringe World Festival. King’s Lair will be named in honour of Ivan King OAM, well […]

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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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