Fringe World

7 Arts Events Not to Miss in Australia This Month (February 2017)

January 30, 2017

Here at the AU offices, we go through all your spruces and gooses and have collated the best events in this, our monthly look at the best the art, theatre and cultural world has to offer this month for the month of February 2017. Go out and enjoy one of these little events around Australia, […]

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FRINGE WORLD Festival releases 2016 Festival Impact Report – and the future looks bright!

July 12, 2016

Perth’s FRINGE WORLD Festival has released it’s annual Festival Impact Report, which covers the significant and positive social, cultural, and business impacts the yearly event has on both the city and the state as a whole. 713 events were spread across 159 venues, featuring 3,381 artists, both local and international. It is recognised as the third […]

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Theatre Review: Ludwig – The Shambles, Perth Fringe World (performances until 21st Feb)

February 15, 2016

Did you know? Ludwig II of Bavaria was known as the Swan King or the Fairy Tale King? No? How about that Ludwig II was a massive fan of Wagner and decked out his palaces in homage to Wagner’s operas? Me neither. That was until I saw Ludwig – a one-man operetta – presented by […]

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Theatre Review: Sky-hi & So-lo – The Stables, Fringe World Perth (performances until Feb 21st)

February 15, 2016

Sky-hi & So-lo is the first one-man show from Viktor Griffioen, formerly of music theatre group The Sadists. It’s been 24 hours and quite frankly I’m still not entirely sure what to make of it. It’s chaotic, wilfully absurd – but utterly entertaining and hilarious (if you don’t mind your humour a bit dark and […]

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Theatre Review: Sleeping Beauty – PICA, Perth (performances through to 6th February)

February 4, 2016

“To sleep perchance to dream,” said Hamlet. Well not if you’re a “guest” at the Dream Motel, a sleep clinic that forms the backdrop of Ian Sinclair and Renee Newman’s latest work Sleeping Beauty a contemporary re-telling of the classic fairy tale. Sinclair and Newman have stripped back the whimsy, removed all traces of cute […]

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Weeping Spoon Productions debuts new comedy The Ballad of Frank Allen at Fringe World

February 3, 2016

From the bizarre mind of Fringe favourite Shane Adamczak (Trampoline, Zack Adams, 3-time Canadian Just For Laughs award nominee and producer of the Award-winning ★★★★★ Fringe hits This Is Not A Love Song and Vicious Circles) comes a brand new comedy about how even the smallest people can do big things. When a scientific accident causes a […]

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A contemporary take on Sleeping Beauty is coming to Perth Fringe World

January 25, 2016

Inspired by a quote from renowned sleep scientist Allan Rechtschaffen: “If sleep and dreaming does not serve some vital function, it is the biggest mistake evolution ever made,” Perth performance makers Ian Sinclair and Dr. Renee Newman have reimagined Sleeping Beauty for a contemporary audience. Sleeping Beauty follows Tahlia (Renee Newman), haunted by reoccurring nightmares […]

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Fringe World Live Review: Zack Adams: A Complete History – The Treasury Cabaret (13.02.12)

February 17, 2012

Following rave reviews for his previous show Love Song’s for Future Girl Shane Adamczak a.k.a Zack Adams returned to the Perth stage to revive his show Zack Adams: The Complete History for the Fringe World festival. An autobiographical tale peppered with some fine musical moments as well as plenty of laughs. The life of Zack […]

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Fringe World Live Review: The Table – State Theatre Centre: The Courtyard (09.02.12)

February 14, 2012

In the middle of the courtyard there is a wooden dining room table, with four chairs. The lights dim, and from the four corners of the courtyard four men dressed in black make their way to the table and each take a seat. The lights raise again. A somewhat incongruous and misleadingly simple start to […]

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