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First Fringe World shows for 2019 announced

First Fringe World shows for 2019 announced

The first shows in the 2019 Fringe World have been revealed and festival friends will be able to get their hands on ‘teaser tix’ from today. Festival Director Amber Hasler said that becoming a Fringe World Friend and taking advantage of TeaserTix is the best way to experience the Festival. “TeaserTix is the first taste […]

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Review | Clara Cupcakes puts a lot of love into being The Worst

Review | Clara Cupcakes puts a lot of love into being The Worst

Clara Cupcakes: The Worst | The Deluxe | til Feb 25th | ★ ★ ★ ½  Clara Cupcakes’ The Worst draws from the pain of a failed relationship, and guides the audience through the inevitable bad decisions that many of us are doomed to make. This charming comedy show looks through the lens of Clara the […]

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Review | One Punch Wonder knocks it out of the ring in 4x4x4

Review | One Punch Wonder knocks it out of the ring in 4x4x4

One Punch Wonder | The Actors’ Hub | til Feb 25th | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  What makes a man? Is it his strength? His compassion? His ability to provide? His fists? In a time where the definition of manhood is being challenged and redefined at every level in our society, One Punch Wonder asks what […]

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Review | Dawn Pascoe shows Flaws and All in her one-woman circus

Review | Dawn Pascoe shows Flaws and All in her one-woman circus

Flaws and All | Black Flamingo | til Feb 25th | ★ ★ ★ ½  Usually I don’t know very much about a Fringe performance ahead of time but I had read some things about this performance and it seemed exciting. I found the title of the one-woman aerial circus performance interesting and wondered if the […]

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Review | Vogue: The Madonna Circus showcases talented locals

Vogue: The Madonna Circus | The Pleasure Garden | Until 24th February | ★ ★ ★ ★ Drag  star BarbieQ and local circus company Kinetica have forged a great partnership combining their talents. Their show Sinsuality was a stand out at previous editions of Fringe World and now they’re presenting and brand new show – Vogue: The Madonna […]

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Review | DROWNING is an intense and delicate exploration of grief

Review | DROWNING is an intense and delicate exploration of grief

DROWNING | Paper Mountain | til Feb 22nd | ★ ★ ★ ★  Grief is a strange beast. It is both quiet and loud, ferocious and soft. It coils around the soul with such an intensity that at times it feels like you are growing a diamond inside your chest. At other times, it feels as though […]

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Review | Raul is by the pool and the water is fine

Review | Raul is by the pool and the water is fine

Raul By The Pool | Ramp @ The Ice Cream Factory | til Feb 25th | ★ ★ ★  “Shit, is this funny or not?” was my mate’s stellar, and pretty apt response, when I asked him what he’d thought about the show. Two other guys at a urinal trough chimed in with a few opinions of […]

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Review | Madame Nightshade’s Poison Garden is bewildering

Review | Madame Nightshade’s Poison Garden is bewildering

Madame Nightshade’s Poison Garden | The Blue Room | til Feb 24th | ★ ★ ★  Wow. If ever there was a show that epitomised the spirit of Fringe, this was it. Madame Nightshade takes you on a journey of schizophrenic proportions. What that journey is exactly cannot be faithfully captured within the word limit for […]

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Review | Elixir is a fail-safe cure for boredom

Review | Elixir is a fail-safe cure for boredom

Elixir | West Australian Spiegeltent | til Feb 25th | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Sci-fi, circus and comedy collide in this brilliant Fringe World show from the boys at Head First Acrobats. Opening with one of the stars gnawing on a severed limb, it’s clear from the outset this isn’t your typical circus show. A zombie outbreak […]

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Review | Sudden Skies are cloudy in a bold and experimental piece

Review | Sudden Skies are cloudy in a bold and experimental piece

Sudden Skies | The Blue Room | til Feb 24th | ★ ★  Sometimes my friends and I play a game where we point out random objects on the street, a trolley for example, and deconstruct it, coming up with elaborate and patently false ideas of what it could mean. Maybe it’s the English teacher in […]

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