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Fringe World celebrates 10 years with first post-isolation festival

Fringe World celebrates 10 years with first post-isolation festival

WA’s Fringe World Festival has revealed its plans for 2021, with the massive event set to be the first major fringe festival as Australia moves towards ending COVID restrictions. The third largest fringe festival in the world, Fringe World will celebrate its tenth birthday with next year’s proceedings, kicking off on Friday 15th January. Presented […]

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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 | ‘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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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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Review | Clara Cupcakes shows off her Top Bits

Review | Clara Cupcakes shows off her Top Bits

Clara Cupcakes – Top Bits | Deluxe | Until 16 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ½  How does one critique a show like this! Was it burlesque, a stand-up comedy routine, a hula hoop acrobatic challenge or just biting satire on acceptance and rejection? The answers don’t come easy to this question, as it was clearly […]

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Review | ‘Sink’ is a wonderful, fast-paced piece of theatre

Review | ‘Sink’ is a wonderful, fast-paced piece of theatre

Sink | The Blue Room | 8th February | ★ ★ ★ ★   Sink is a wonderful, fast-paced piece of theatre that subverts narrative expectations to glorious effect. And it’s chock full of bright young things: six actors in total portray a group of friends as the stumble, mumble and fumble their way through an array of […]

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‘Gone Girls’ is a drag revenge fantasy that brings together Julie and Julia

‘Gone Girls’ is a drag revenge fantasy that brings together Julie and Julia

Gone Girls is a drag revenge fantasy that  focuses on two of Australia’s most memorable female elected representatives who have recently left the political arena. Julie Bishop and Julia Gillard rose to the top of Australian politics until it all came crashing down. They may have left politics, but that doesn’t mean they’re over it. […]

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Review | Submit to the rituals of ‘Worship – The Gilded Edition’

Review | Submit to the rituals of ‘Worship – The Gilded Edition’

Worship – The Gilded Edition | Connections | Until 8 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ Ritual. Liturgy. Worship. Essie Foxglove and her coterie of avant-garde artists delve into darkness with a brooding, beautiful ceremony at this year’s Fringe World Festival. Worship – The Gilded Edition follows up from last year’s debut, with a unique cabaret showcase […]

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