Tag: Melbourne Fringe

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: ‘Salvation Amy’

It’s that time of year again peeps – Melbourne Fringe is upon us! So many events to choose from and so little time. Luckily this time around good old marketing helped me pick when I was roaming the streets of…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Distraction Society’

Distraction Society was breathtaking. Created and choreographed by Anna Seymour and performed with fellow dancer Amanda Lever. Inspired by Banksy’s graffiti artwork “Mobile Lovers”, Distraction Society embodied the interruption that technology inflicts on intimacy in present day relationships. Members of…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Zoom’

For those who are looking for a unique and immersive improvisational experience, then ‘Zoom’ is something that needs to be experienced to be fully in touch with its ingenuity. The audience are required to ‘open their mind’s eye’, and nothing…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘La Petite Merde’

Brianna Williams is proving, festival upon festival, that she is able to turn the inner workings of a quick-witted comedic mind and translate them into a fun, communal, and well-structured solo sketch performance. ‘La Petite Merde’ is her second foray…

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: Good Show – Robots, Robots, Robots

There’s a technical spectacle going down at The Loft that is well worth catching at the tail end of Fringe. ‘Good Show: Robots, Robots, Robots’ is a very enticing title for a show, promising two things one would come to…

Fringe Review: Asian Ghost-ery Store

The Fringe Festival brings together many different types of performance, and during the first half of this year’s collection of shows was a very interesting piece called ‘Asian Ghost-ery Store’, created by members the comedy troupe ‘Only the Human’, and…