Author Archives: melbourne

Fringe Review: Exit Everything

Have you ever wondered what the perfect death involves? Or daydreamed excessively over rock gods in tight leather jeans? Somehow, the two subjects mesh perfectly in ‘Exit Everything‘. Bridget has spent her life obsessed with every musician she’s crossed paths…

Unwind at Bond Melbourne on Friday nights

I had a Carrie Bradshaw moment at Bond Melbourne. Walking up to nightclub in my heels and ballerina-style sequined skirt and stylish cream-coloured coat, I could have sworn I was on my way to meet up with Samantha, Miranda, and Charlotte….

Fringe Review: A Star is Bored

‘A Star is Bored‘ is Melbourne singer, actor, and general showoff Nick Eynaud’s premiere solo show.  Over the course of an intimate hour Eynaud shares his first world problems (in musical form), struggles with the boredom of living in Reservoir…

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Fringe Review: #DearDiary

Diaries are a sacred thing. Deepest thoughts, feelings, and secrets are often written without an intended audience; they harbour our true selves from different points in our past. Andi Snelling has had a diary since she was nine years old,…

Fringe Review: The Practice

Sorry mum, I’m joining a cult. More specifically, I have seen the light that is ‘The Practice‘ and my new life has now begun, free of all my past wrongdoings – I even have a shiny rock to prove it….

Fringe Review: They Say She’s Different

Betty Davis is a total rockstar, and Cecilia Low embodies her feline screeching and dynamic stage presence to a tee in her fringe performance of ‘They Say She’s Different‘. As we filed into the Gasworks auditorium it was clear that…

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Fringe Review: A Bee’s Dick Away

And again I chose a Fringe show — in this case, ‘A Bee’s Dick Away’ — predominantly because I liked the title (but also because of  its promise of sharp social commentary). I know you shouldn’t judge a book by its…

Fringe Review: Destroy Solzhenitsyn

Reminding us of the horrors of the past while challenging humanity’s ability to fall victim to the repetition of self-destruction and hate, ‘Destroy Solzhenitsyn‘ evokes contemplation about the role of the past in the future. Experiencing Solzhenitsyn’s post-Soviet life in…

Fringe Review: Boys Boys Boys

‘Boys Boys Boys’ is a one-woman cabaret for single girls who enjoy going out there and getting what they want. Armed with a few of my single friends, I sat myself on a comfy couch in the cozy, candle lit…