Tag: Fringe Festival

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Castles’

‘Castles‘ is one of those performances that defies reviews. A cross-artform conundrum that incorporates song, dance, theatre and visual art, ‘Castles’ refuses to fit into any one category. Even its content is difficult to define. Trying to describe what this…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Nothing Special’

‘Nothing Special‘ brilliantly walks the fine line between madness and truth telling. Simone French and Tom Halls, creators of the show, have mastered the push-pull of confusion and clarity, taking the audience on a mad journey. The thought that might most…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Salty’

For any fans of Singaporean horror legends, or those who are curious about what they entail, then the offbeat Fringe performance of ‘Salty‘ is worth a look. ‘Salty’ looks at three such stories related to demonic mythology: the Toyol, the ‘Oily…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘The Duck Will See You Now’

Dr Duck is a newly formed comedy group presenting ‘The Duck Will See You Now‘. This show is old class sketch comedy. The actors build on punchy one-liners that will have you LOLing all night long.  They have the gags…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Shakespeare in Therapy’

On arrival at Sharmini Kumar’s ‘Shakespeare in Therapy‘, a self-help group set in the afterlife, I was directed to write a nametag for myself. Then I took my seat in the circle of plastic chairs. Was I going to be…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘The Thick of It’

For those who are seeking some brilliantly written pieces that are expertly carried and performed by one actor, then ‘The Thick Of It’ is a show that needs to be added to your viewing list and soon. It is a…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Julius Caesar’

The terrible things the power-hungry stoop to is exposed in Fleur Kilpatrick’s action-packed all -women’s ‘Julius Caesar’. This fast-paced and lusty evocation of the murderous plans of insiders will excite and delight. Enjoy the luxury of watching an all-woman cast…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Who We Were’

There’s no generation quite like Gen Y for wallowing in nostalgia. So much so that there is now a show at Fringe dedicated exactly to our childhood whimsy and the love of our shared past, ‘Who We Were’. To really set the…