Tag: Melbourne Fringe Festival

‘Montreal’ by Paul Richards at the Melbourne Fringe Festival

It is always wonderful to see a show dedicated to a passion, yet accessible to all if given the knowledge that the entertainment comes from the handling of the source. Paul Richards delivers ‘Montreal’ during this year’s Melbourne Fringe Festival…

‘Too Ready Mirror’ at Melbourne Fringe Festival

Written by Jamaica Zuanetti and Directed by Rachel Barring, The Melbourne Fringe Festival presents their deeply profound play, Too Ready Mirror. I was immediately pulled in by the poster which was dark, twisted, and had an element of mystery. It…

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…

Rama Nicholas in The Lucky Ones – Melbourne Fringe Festival

Rama Nicholas has a cult following among the cognoscenti at TPO, and you can add me to the list of adoring fans.  Rama returns with her titillating multi-character romance erotica feel-good  show The Lucky Ones to Fringe. It is an…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Waiting for Waiting for Godot’

We all know what it’s like to wait for something. To wait patiently, over time, other hurdles, people and their promises. And then to be told, just when your goal is in reach, that things have changed. The shop is…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Damian Callinan and the Lost WWI Diary’

From lime green to khaki — a  Digger comes to the Fringe. For one night only, as a charity fundraiser for Pancreatic Cancer Research, esteemed national comedian Damian Callinan trod the stage dressed in his fatigues as an Aussie icon….

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Tudor Roses’

She’s pert, pretty and ain’t afraid to get her gear off. She has the innocence of an angel yet talks dirty as if it were easy as breathing. With the voice of a diva, and a cute offsider on piano,…