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Eleanor Conway – you might recognise her from Tinder

Eleanor Conway – you might recognise her from Tinder

Eleanor Conway was hugely popular the last time she came to Fringe World with her show Walk of Shame. Now she’s returning with a brand new performance You Might Recognise Me From Tinder.  In the new work Eleanor suspects she may have intimacy issues. She always has sex on the first date and hasn’t got beyond a third date […]

Award winning feminist circus show ‘Casting Off’ is coming to Fringe World

Award winning feminist circus show ‘Casting Off’ is coming to Fringe World

  Fringe World will return to Perth in January and among the cavalcade of shows on offer is a very special show that has won acclaim at around the world. After an award winning season at Edinburgh Fringe in 2018, Casting Off is coming to Perth as part of the Fringe World 2020 season. Casting […]

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After winning at Fringe World Glamourpuss set new goals

Home grown cabaret show Glamourpuss was a great success at Fringe World now the producers behind the production are hoping to take the show interstate and around the world. Glamourpuss, produced and performed by Perth Cabaret Collective, wowed audiences at Fringe World 2019 and scooped a Weekly Award for Best Cabaret Show. This is the fifth […]

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Fringe World closes with local shows dominating the awards

Fringe World closes with local shows dominating the awards

Fringe World has come to an end with local shows dominating the festival awards which were announced on Sunday night. The awards are given to the best shows in each genre category, plus there are a bunch of special awards, with winners receiving cash, development support and direct touring opportunities. The Martin Sims Award is […]

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Review | Grab a late night drag feed at MESS HALL

Review | Grab a late night drag feed at MESS HALL

MESS HALL | Big Top | til 16th Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★  Gendermess (Mache / Split Lip) take over the Big Top with a quintessential late-night Fringe World experience with a mouth-watering menu of local drag talent. MESS HALL kneads together your favourite Messers (Ginava, Donna Kebab, Perri Oxide, Sassie Cassie, Skye Scraper and Flo Reel) with […]

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Review | ‘The Madonna Circus: Reinvention’ – Better than MDNA

Review | ‘The Madonna Circus: Reinvention’ – Better than MDNA

The Madonna Circus: Reinvention | West Australian Spiegeltent til 17th Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Drag Madonna and drag Cher battling it out in a “lip-synch for your life” situation onstage with Mr Pole World 2014 (Blue Phoenix), Mr Boylesque Australia 2017 (Karl Kayoss) and a host of other acrobatic hotties from all genders… it doesn’t […]

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Review | ‘Bella Green is Charging For It’ is hilarious

Review | ‘Bella Green is Charging For It’ is hilarious

Bella Green is Charging For It | Deluxe | Until 17 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★  If you’ve ever had any questions about the realities of sex work, Bella Green will probably cover it in her hilarious show that draws upon her own experiences of working as a stripper, sex worker and dominatrix.  Using a combination […]

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Review | Dolly Diamond sparkles in her version of Blankety Blanks

Review | Dolly Diamond sparkles in her version of Blankety Blanks

Dolly Di*mond’s Bl*nkety Bl*nks | Downstairs at the Maj | til 16th Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Melbourne’s queen of cabaret Dolly Diamond returns to Perth with her extra-fabulous re-imagining of the classic Australian version of the US game show Match Game; Blankety Blanks. Diamond retains the format of the Graham Kennedy vehicle, bringing two contestants to […]

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Review | Drag and burlesque collide in The Booby Trap

Review | Drag and burlesque collide in The Booby Trap

The Booby Trap | Connections Nightclub | til 16th Feb | ★ ★ ★ ½  The Booby Trap returns to Fringe World Festival in 2019, presenting a collection of exciting drag and burlesque talents who are given the task of performing two numbers – one from each school of performance. Opening night brought together an eclectic […]

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Review | Wank Bank Masterclass is here to change your life

Review | Wank Bank Masterclass is here to change your life

Wank Bank Masterclass | Casa Mondo | til 17th Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★  To quote my straight mate who accompanied me to this Fringe show, “Dammit, I’ve been wanking wrong this whole time!!!” Which sums up what is on the (laminated for a reason) menu at this filthy and informative hour of festival entertainment. When […]

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