Tag: Melbourne Fringe

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Asexual Healing’

Returning from an acclaimed initial run at this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival, ‘Asexual Healing’ has multitudes of fascinating and engaging components that tie together an informative, and ultimately hilarious, piece. The topic at hand is not a common aspect…

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: The Flying Xamels – ‘4+4=4’

As above, so below. The delightful whimsy and otherworldy magic which circus is famous for is well on display in The Flying Xamels’  show ‘4+4=4‘. The performance is situated in Upswing Arts’ cute circus precinct and bar, Emerald City’s Gingerbread House….

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…

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: ‘Pink Flappy Bits’ presented by The Renegades

Meet Tara Dowler and Louise Mapleston. For one hour these girls are going to tell you about their Pink Flappy Bits. They are your typical white, heterosexual, cisgender, privileged middle-class feminists. So you could say they are the experts on…

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: ‘Déjà Vu (And Other Forms of Knowing)’

Déjà vu (And Other Forms of Knowing) by Andi Snelling marks the beginning of my Fringe Festival journey. This little gem is an exciting piece. But be warned; you’ll need to bring your lateral thinking caps, as this piece will…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘A Prudent Man’

A Prudent Man needs no hand-outs to succeed, only sheer determination and a silver spoon. This black comedy, written and directed by Katy Warner, is about a man that could be any battling politician in Australia. Warner foreshadows that this…