Tag: Melbourne Fringe

Fringe Review: As You Like It

Merging classic theatre with contemporary art, ARDEN’s reimagining of Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It‘ is thoughtfully and tastefully done. Under the direction of Julian Beckedahl, ‘As You Like It’ delivered Shakespeare’s work beautifully.  Keeping the original language, the interpretation and…

Fringe Review: I Don’t Like You

Dear ‘I Don’t Like You’: I quite liked you. You made me laugh, dodge flying unicycles, and mourn musical instruments – our time together was brief yet wonderful. I went into ‘I Don’t Like You’ with roughly zero preconceptions – all I…

Fringe Review: Lee Naimo – Definitely Not a Trap

The Son of Loft room inside the Lithuanian Club is a very cosy and intimate space. Within a few moments of Lee Naimo’s joyfully fashioned ‘Definitely Not a Trap’ the audience really got to experience just how intimate the show…

Fringe Review: It’s Time for Death – Laura Dunneman

Laura Dunemann’s silly anecdotes and paired-back comedy style made for a thoroughly enjoyable evening at her Fringe show ‘Laura Dunemann: It’s Time for Death’. We were running late, and almost collided into Dunemann herself as we burst through a tucked-away…

Fringe Review: Exit Everything

Have you ever wondered what the perfect death involves? Or daydreamed excessively over rock gods in tight leather jeans? Somehow, the two subjects mesh perfectly in ‘Exit Everything‘. Bridget has spent her life obsessed with every musician she’s crossed paths…

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Fringe Review: The Reality Event – Suicide + Game

“PLEASE NOTE: This performance may upset those affected by suicide. It is not a space for discussion about the subject of suicide itself; if you are feeling distressed or need to seek help, please call Lifeline 13 11 14 or the…

Melbourne Fringe Review: Period

Make sure to check out our guide to the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 I once had a teacher from the US in early high school. He always asked the class (a room full of 13 year old boys) whether we ‘put…

Fringe Review: Church of Wonders

I’d seen a few of the performers in ‘Church of Wonders’ previously, so I snapped up the opportunity to check out a show with a bigger cast and see what they’d get up to in the elegant Melba Spiegeltent. The Spiegeltent adds…