A show title can make or break the moment a viewer picks your show in an epic Fringe line-up. Well, Appropriate Kissing for All Occasions certainly caught my attention and it was everything I wanted and expected. The 60-minute work is broken up into two 30-minute short pieces, with the second titled to heat you up and cool you down. Both come from ReAction Theatre, written by David Finnigan and Isab Martinez, and directed by Louise Howlett.... Read More | Share it now!
Michael Ralph is one of Australia’s leading choreographers, always striving to create work that is ground-breaking, fresh and relevant. As part of this year’s Melbourne Fringe Festival, Ralph has gifted audiences with a 60-minute dance piece that explores every facet of an artist’s psyche. It is appropriately titled SELF, and stars none other than musical theatre heart-throb, Rohan Browne.... Read More | Share it now!
The Never Ending Story did end. No actual “Wolf” on Wall Street. Not even a small metallic-looking coat in Full Metal Jacket. Why don’t we keep our promises? This as well as other important questions will not be answered – nor asked – in the premier of Willem Richards’s new off-the- wall one man sketch show Full Metal Jacket and other impractical fashions at this year’s Melbourne Fringe Festival.... Read More | Share it now!
Melbourne Fringe Festival is an opportunity for theatre lovers and theatre novices to open their minds up to the many creative minds this great country of ours has. Presented by Darebin Arts Speakeasy and Fabricated Rooms, The Sky Is Well Designed is a two-person, 60-minute exploration into the soundscape of our atmosphere, and how certain tests can assess sound levels, or not. Well at least that’s what I understood.... Read More | Share it now!
It takes courage to stand in front of a room full of people and tell a story. It takes even more courage to do so in your underwear. But to stand in front of a room full of people, in your underwear, and tell stories about your own personal experience with sexual assault… that takes a kind of bravery that most people can’t even fathom.... Read More | Share it now!
“We’re in church” said one fellow audience member as we walked into the basement theatrette of the Butterfly Club. Rows of recycled pews and framed Elizabethan portraiture sit inside this quirky performance space, but what followed was far from biblical. An hour of clowning, astronaut-themed burlesque and bubble-gum art. Now, that’s the kind of religion I can get down with!... Read More | Share it now!
Melbourne cabaret artist and power pussy Sophie deLightful is all about the #GirlPower in her latest work, Diary of a Power Pussy. Taking part in Melbourne Fringe Festival‘s cracking line-up for 2017, which was revealed last night, this show will open your eyes up to a whole lot more than meets the eye. Ms deLightful is one-of-a-kind with some really valid points to make about empowering women in 2017.... Read More | Share it now!
One of the many awesome (and historic) things happening as part of Melbourne Fringe at the moment is Australia’s first ever paste up project. What in the heck is a paste-up project? Well, Wikipedia defines it as ‘a method of creating or laying out publication pages that predates the use of the now-standard computerised page design desktop publishing programs.’... Read More | Share it now!