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Review | ‘Tale of Tales’ brings an ethereal, cinematic experience to Fringe World

Review | ‘Tale of Tales’ brings an ethereal, cinematic experience to Fringe World

Tale of Tales | State Theatre Centre of WA | til Jan 19 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Family stories, family secrets, historical facts, and century-old Italian traditions of storytelling and fairy tales, are woven together into a contemporary narrative within Tale of Tales. Cinematic use of shadow puppetry and projections brings together vignettes of fairy […]

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Review | Open your heart to ‘Madonna: The Diva, The Icon, The Circus’

Review | Open your heart to ‘Madonna: The Diva, The Icon, The Circus’

Madonna: The Diva, The Icon, The Circus | State Theatre Centre of WA | til 21st Jan | ★ ★ ★ ★   Tempting audiences with the sultry opening lines of Madonna’s Girl Gone Wild, the disembodied voice of Madonna breathes the introductory prayer from her 2012 dance smash to the audience at the State Theatre Centre Underground. “Oh my God,” […]

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RuPaul and Stan confirm ‘Drag Race Down Under’ rumours

RuPaul and Stan confirm ‘Drag Race Down Under’ rumours

The rumours are true! RuPaul has confirmed the Drag Race phenomenon is coming down under in 2021. After Gayexpress.co.nz broke the news that RuPaul was expected to be quarantining in New Zealand ahead of filming, RuPaul and streaming service Stan have confirmed we can expect the debut of Drag Race Down Under later this year. Hosted by RuPaul […]

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Review | ‘250 First Dates’ brings the advice we all needed to Fringe World

Review | ‘250 First Dates’ brings the advice we all needed to Fringe World

250 First Dates | Girls School | til Jan 23 | ★ ★ ★ ★ Relatable, funny and endearing. These are the words that come to mind when I think of the one woman show by Tania and her wonderful support team. This jukebox musical, tinder-swiping, young 20-something romp is going to remind you of your own […]

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Review | Laugh til your face hurts with ‘DEADSET’ at Fringe World Festival

Review | Laugh til your face hurts with ‘DEADSET’ at Fringe World Festival

DEADSET | De Parel Spiegeltent | til Feb 13 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Very, very funny. I highly recommend this show. It was obvious from the opening song She’s Got The Look, a stage of five women contorting their faces as oddly as they could possibly muster, that this group of women were not conformists. […]

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Review | ‘3 Broke Gays’ bring rich comedy to Fringe World Festival

Review | ‘3 Broke Gays’ bring rich comedy to Fringe World Festival

3 Broke Gays | Le Roi | til Jan 30 | ★ ★ ★ ★  Three queer rising stars on the local comedy scene have joined forces for a stand-up showcase this Fringe World Festival. Well actually they’re two broke bisexuals, one broke gay and their bisexual support act whose financial situation I’m not aware of, but […]

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New ABS guidelines welcomed but LGBTIQ+ still absent from Census

New ABS guidelines welcomed but LGBTIQ+ still absent from Census

National LGBTIQ+ advocates have welcomed the new guidelines from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) regarding data collection on sex, gender, sexual orientation and variations of sex characteristics. Formerly named the Sex and Gender Standard, the new document expands the scope to include Sex, Gender, Variation of Sex Characteristics and Sexual Orientation Variables. LGBTIQ+ Health […]

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Dean Misdale brings divas, comedy and a new solo show to Fringe World

Dean Misdale brings divas, comedy and a new solo show to Fringe World

Dean Misdale is bringing a triple dose of drag to this year’s Fringe World Festival, with a bunch of diva friends in tow. The drag performer will be reprising the festival favourite DIVAS – The Drag Revue: Fierce & Fabulous, as well as presenting the Drag Queen Comedy Hour and her new solo show Life’s A Drag. We caught […]

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LGBTIQ+ Health Australia launch new name and strategic plan

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia launch new name and strategic plan

Australia’s peak body for LGBTIQ+ health has revealed its new name and launched their Strategic Plan for the next three years. Formerly known as National LGBTI Health Alliance, LGBTIQ+ Health Australia made the name change after consultation with members and staff, hoping to reflect the organisation’s aspirations for nation focus on our communities’ health. “Our […]

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Settle in for some Pillow Talk with the ladies of BurLEZque at Fringe World

Settle in for some Pillow Talk with the ladies of BurLEZque at Fringe World

Fringe World Festival kicks off this weekend, and we’re excited to see a plethora of local and national LGBTQIA+ talents take to the stage around our city. One such troupe of local queer talent is BurLEZque, and the ladies are making a titilating return to Fringe World with BurLEZque: Pillow Talk. An exploration of sex, relationships […]

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