Tag: Fringe Festival

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Sediment’

The month of September marks plenty of celebrations for Melbourne: the arrival of spring and the start of the festival season, to name a few. The Melbourne Fringe Festival is back in town with an exhilarating program, and that can…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘South Yarra Mum’

Whether to send the kids to Buller again for skiing over the holidays, or which child’s birthday year is worth spending over $5000 on? These, and other serious considerations, are giving full airing in Kate Hanley’s ‘South Yarra Mum’, showing…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Committee’ at La Mama Theatre

Shakespeare had to submit his plays for approval to perform. He created art for the masses to a formula of a kind. But does art-by-committee kill the form? Can you create a play which ticks all the funding category boxes…

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2016 – The Plus Ones’ Guide

Melbourne Fringe will soon be upon us. There are many theatre shows, exhibitions, interactive experiences, and showcases available to experience that one could get easily overwhelmed without a guiding hand. We at The Plus Ones have curated a guide to…

Fringe Review: Love, Loss and Lattes

Missy is OBSESSED with coffee. Like many of us Melburnians, Missy’s schedule revolves around finding the perfect latte and her daily morning jaunt to a local cafe down the street. In her fringe performance, ‘Love, Loss and Lattes’ Missy takes…

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Fringe Review: Homme

Homme is a concept that appeals to me. Satire, the mundane, and subverting hetero-normative masculinity are a few of my favourite things. Naturally, I was excited to hear that Matthew Adley had blended all of these concepts (and then some)…

Fringe Review: Perhaps There is Hope Yet…

Mature, sophisticated and breathtaking, ‘Perhaps There Is Hope Yet…‘ is a contemporary circus that will have you on the edge of your seats, holding your breath in awe.  A clean and minimal stage showcases the amazing things a well-trained human…

Melbourne Fringe Review: FAG/STAG

Addressing what it means to be a modern Australian male — or simply human — The Last Great Hunt’s FAG/STAG is incredibly relatable and honest. Best friends Jimmy (Jeffrey Jay Fowler) and Corgan (Chris Isaccs) navigate break-ups, hook-ups, drunken nights and…

Melbourne Fringe Review: Dan Pavatich’s Big Strong Boy

Make sure to check out our guide to the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 There is a absolute appreciation in my books for somebody who is naturally skilful as a storyteller. Somebody who is able to weave tales of truthful encounters…

Melbourne Fringe Review: Death Party

Make sure to check out our guide to the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 Death. A topic with an abundance of artistic opportunities. From the very moment the audience is invited into the intimate space of the Parlour Room, there is…