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‘The Cloak and Dagger’ has an unexpected same-sex rearrangement

‘The Cloak and Dagger’ has an unexpected same-sex rearrangement

Fringe show The Cloak and Dagger has had to quickly make some changes after one of their leading performers had to bow out of the production due to injury. The two part show starts off with ‘Dagger’  a world-premiere cabaret celebrating the 80s. Then a second short show takes audiences on a journey into the seedy underbelly […]

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Lit Live brings the iconic ‘The Vagina Monologues’ to Fringe World

Lit Live brings the iconic ‘The Vagina Monologues’ to Fringe World

Warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault. American playwright Eve Ensler shook the world in 1996 with a collection of stories about vaginas. The Vagina Monologues quickly became a prolific work after its release, bringing together women and gender diverse people to share their stories about sexuality, gender, genitals and body image over the […]

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Rudy Lee Taurua brings award-winning comedy to Fringe World

Rudy Lee Taurua brings award-winning comedy to Fringe World

Comedian Rudy Lee Taurua has made it into WA with his award-winning act this Fringe World Festival. Snapping up trophies for Best Newcomer and People’s Choice at the Adelaide Comedy Awards 2019, and selling-out his run at Adelaide Fringe the same year, Taurua is ready to bring his brand of comedy to west coast audiences. […]

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Review | Perth’s Big Gay Games Night – Live Edition

Review | Perth’s Big Gay Games Night – Live Edition

Perth’s Big Gay Games – Live Edition | The Court Hotel | Until 10th Feb | ★ ★ ★ ½  Back in 2018 Ian Odlum launched Perth Gay Social Club, an events organisation that began running speed dating nights and other activities for the local LGBTIQ+ communities. In February 2020 he decided to turn his hobby […]

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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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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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Review | ‘Off Chops’ takes a comedic look at late night shenanigans

Off Chops | Big Top | Until 13th February | ★ ★ ★ ★  After seeing this show you’ll never quite look at an inebriated clubber having a moment on the streets of Northbridge in the same way. Yuck Circus, a local group focused on championing the female voice across live performance has created a show filled […]

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