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Fringe Picks | Drag divas dominate the Fringe World line-up

Fringe World takes over the city from Friday 18th January as singers, trapeze artists, comedians, burlesque performers, contortionists, drag stars and combinations of all of the above showcase their talents. We’ve sorted, searched and sifted through over 800 shows to highlight some of the gigs we’re most excited about! Whether they’re local performers we know […]

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The Rural Ranga returns to Fringe World with a feel-good show

The Rural Ranga returns to Fringe World with a feel-good show

“Have you ever made a pussy out of plasticine or been in a hilarious circle jerk with carrots?” a media release from the Rural Ranga asks. As Fringe World looms the hundreds of shows that are descending upon Perth over the next few weeks artists are sending out a flurry of media releases desperately trying […]

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Notes from poly-world: Why you SHOULD have sex on a first date

Notes from poly-world: Why you SHOULD have sex on a first date

Being polyamorous is a great way to start a family argument over Christmas dinner. But I also feel that my “alternative”* lifestyle gives me some wisdom that monogamous people could really benefit from. In particular this is true when it comes to dating. If you’re monogamous and you’re any good at dating – you’ll quickly […]

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Michael Griffith returns to perform the songs of Kylie

Michael Griffith returns to perform the songs of Kylie

Helpmann award winning performer Michael Griffith returns to Fringe World with a show that explores the work of Kylie Minogue. Following on from his previous shows where he dived into the work of Madonna, and another where he explored the songs of Annie Lennox, this show is all about classic Kylie tunes. In his performances […]

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‘La Soirée’ replaces ‘Club Swizzle’ at Fringe World

‘La Soirée’ replaces ‘Club Swizzle’ at Fringe World

The massively popular cabaret show La Soirée will be returning to Fringe World in 2019, replacing the previously announced Club Swizzle. Due to some unforeseen scheduling difficulties the producers of the shows have switched the productions giving Perth audiences a chance to revisit fringe favourite La Soirée.  Fringe World Festival Director Amber Hasler said that the opportunity to […]

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Dolly Diamond is bringing her ‘Blankety Blanks’ show to Fringe World

Dolly Diamond is bringing her ‘Blankety Blanks’ show to Fringe World

The indomitable Dolly Diamond will be showing off her hosting skills at next year’s Fringe World festival, with her revival of the Australian game show classic Blankety Blanks Downstairs at the Maj. Diamond will gather up six fabulous Perthonalities for a fabulous foray into variety, comedy and old school entertainment as she quizzes our local […]

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Marcus Canning steps down as CEO of Fringe World

Marcus Canning steps down as CEO of Fringe World

Fringe World’s CEO Marcus Canning has announced he’ll be stepping down from his role in 2019. Canning has been the CEO of parent organisation Artrage for 17 years. “After seventeen years leading Artrage’s development and growth, the time is right to step aside and welcome the next Chief Executive to this amazing organisation,” said Canning. […]

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Fringe World 2019: Dive in to over 700 shows in full program

Fringe World 2019: Dive in to over 700 shows in full program

Perth’s most eclectic festival has revealed their full program today as Fringe World prepares to transform our city into a spectacular celebration of all things weird & wonderful. WA can boast the third largest Fringe festival in the world, and this year is looking bigger and better than ever with 138 venues and four whole […]

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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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