Tag: Fringe

SOCIETY at Melbourne Fringe Festival

New Orleans, just like a good friend you’ve known for years, has several nicknames. The Big Easy, The Crescent City and even simply NOLA come to mind, as does its influential jazz scene and voodoo practices. It goes without saying…

YUMMY DELUXE at Melbourne Fringe Festival

Fresh from touring the globe, and picking up the award for ‘Best Cabaret’ at Perth’s notorious Fringe World, the legendary YUMMY is back in Melbourne for Fringe! YUMMY shows have become synonymous with artistic Melbourne drag, circus and world-class burlesque. Their…

Railed at Melbourne Fringe Festival

It was all guns blazing on opening night of Head First Acrobats brand new Wild West themed show ‘Railed’ at The Melbourne Fringe Festival. Our saddles were fastened but we had no idea where this road was going to take…

The Exotic Lives of Lola Montez at Melbourne Fringe

Glamorous and boldly unconventional, Lola Martinez was the 19th centuries wildest showgirl.  The Exotic Lives of Lola Montez  is a reimagining of a life rich in adventure and controversy. Courtesan and countess, dancer and actress.  Lola lived a life of…

‘Bookcrastinators Anonymous’ at Melbourne Fringe

Come in, come in. Make yourself cozy. Here’s your name tag. Christian, right? Do you need another cushion? A blankie or a biscuit?  Have you finished the mandatory reading? Of course not. Bookcrastinators Anonymous is part book club, part support…

PO PO MO CO present ‘Recreation & Leisure’ at Melbourne Fringe

PO PO MO CO present Recreation & Leisure delivers an hour of more than a dozen outrageous, baffling, grotesque, and over-the-top if not impossible to define sketches. The Queer Post-post Modern Comedy (PO PO MO CO) troupe exists to address…

Completely Improvised Shakespeare at Melbourne Fringe

On a blustery spring evening, in a quiet northern pub, a Melbourne improv troupe took on the Bard for the enjoyment of a Fringe Festival audience. Completely Improvised Shakespeare, performed by the Soothplayers, has been a staple of the Melbourne…

The Clams’ Crimson Tide at Melbourne Fringe Festival

Despite being self-proclaimed as Melbourne’s least professional water ballet squad, The Clams have certainly vaulted to be the city’s most popular.  Their debut show Crimson Tide had only a short run over a weekend, though the 25 ballerinas certainly made…