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Review | ‘A Very, Very Good Variety Show’ lives up to its name

Review | ‘A Very, Very Good Variety Show’ lives up to its name

A Very, Very Good Variety Show | The Edith | Until 16 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  What do you get if you combine the brilliant musicianship of the Perth Cabaret Collective instrumentalists with three vocal soloists and two comedic burlesque performers: A Very, Very Good Variety Show indeed. Led by the ever vivacious baritone saxophonist […]

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Review | Dolly Diamond’s Bl*nkety Bl*nks is pure camp joy

Review | Dolly Diamond’s Bl*nkety Bl*nks is pure camp joy

Dolly Diamond’s Bl*nkety Bl*nks | Connections | Until 15 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Whether you’re familiar with the original US series Match Game from the 1970s, Graham Kennedy’s Australian spinoff or RuPaul’s dragged up Snatch Game; everyone knows how to play Blankety Blanks. UK expatriate and Melbourne superstar Dolly Diamond returns to Fringe World with her glittering ode […]

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Review | ‘Elton John: Your Song’ is solid gold

Review | ‘Elton John: Your Song’ is solid gold

Elton John: Your Song | Downstairs at the Maj | Until 15 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Opening night performance nerves never unsettled Matthew Hadgraft, as he raced to stage complete with a huge glitter top hat, high platform shoes, a rainbow-coloured ostrich feather boa and a three-piece white suit adorned with a pom-pom trim, […]

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Review | Mums Gone Wild want parents to know they’re not alone

Review | Mums Gone Wild want parents to know they’re not alone

Mums Gone Wild | Season Ended | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The Motherhood has performed to sell-out crowds in Western Australia since 2017. They were voted “Best newcomers in 2017” at the Dousties by their comedian peers. So, it’s no surprise they have had a very successful 10 show run this Fringe season in Perth and earned […]

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Review | ‘Sinsuality: Love’ is a marriage of Perth’s finest

Review | ‘Sinsuality: Love’ is a marriage of Perth’s finest

Sinsuality: Love | The Edith | Until 16 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ A marriage of some of Perth’s best performance artists bring another sensational variety cabaret to Fringe World Festival with the return of Sinsuality. Local drag matriarch BarbieQ, Mr Boylesque Australia 2017 Karl Kayoss, Ruby Lai of Bobbi’s Pole Studio, Miss Burlesque WA 2016 Sugar […]

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Review | The D & Me: An Intimate Cabernet

Review | The D & Me: An Intimate Cabernet

The D & Me: An Intimate Cabernet | Girls School | Until 16 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ½  Perth born and raised Sven Ironside now lives in London where he has been chasing dreams of fame and fortune which have so far eluded him. He says that he is waiting on tables and waiting for […]

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Bernie Dieter’s Little Death Club is one hell of a party

Bernie Dieter’s Little Death Club is one hell of a party

Everyone’s talking about Little Death Club. A favourite of Perth Fringe World audiences, Bernie Dieter’s Weimar kabarett spectacular returns after stunning crowds around the globe. Hilarious, dark and debauched, the dangerously funny cabaret circus sideshow pays tribute to the traditions of cabaret and club culture. We caught up with hostess and star Bernie Dieter to find […]

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Review | Scott Agnew is the Queen of Scotland

Review | Scott Agnew is the Queen of Scotland

Scott Agnew: Queen of Scotland | The Court | Until 16 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ½  A well engaged hour of hilarious Scottish banter mixed with universal gay themes in a light hearted and infectious manner. Although the thick Scots accent was hard to hear at times, the flow of content certainly made up for […]

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YUMMY are off the leash at this year’s Fringe World Festival

YUMMY are off the leash at this year’s Fringe World Festival

Following the success of their deluxe performances last year, the YUMMY team have returned for another round of Fringe World festivities. The queer cabaret brings together the best of Melbourne’s drag, cabaret and circus artists for a delicious show that’s on everyone’s lips. We caught up with drag mistress and ringleader Valerie Hex for a […]

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Dirty Diana X Cockheart are here to make it queer this weekend

Dirty Diana X Cockheart are here to make it queer this weekend

Queer party people Dirty Diana and Cockheart are joining forces this Saturday night for a spectacular bash here in Perth. Featuring some of Perth’s finest talent, as well as some national and international friends, The Rechabite will transform into a queer dance party to remember. The lineup is set to include hostess Serenity, Briefs star Dale Woodbridge-Brown, Burlezque‘s […]

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