Sydney Fringe Festival

Sydney Fringe partners with international festivals to present digital global fringe festival

May 26, 2020

Yesterday, Sydney Fringe Festival became one of the latest victims of the COVID-19 lockdowns, announcing that its September 2020 run would be cancelled. Festival CEO Kerri Glasscock said: “We are devastated not to be presenting our annual festival but the uncertainty and risk no longer make it viable for us proceed this year. Instead of […]

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Five Arts Festivals not to miss around Australia this September

August 24, 2018

Slide into spring with some of the most spectacular arts festivals on show right across Australia. From the vibrant and alternative streets of Melbourne to the breathtaking swells on the beaches of Surfers Paradise, there is something for everyone this September. Melbourne Fringe Festival 13-30th September / Melbourne, VIC Bold, vibrant and bubbling with life, […]

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Theatre Review: Hitchcock’s Birds (Sydney Fringe Festival until 30th September)

September 28, 2016

Laura Johnston’s one-woman show Hitchcock’s Birds is superbly researched and well performed, but leaves the audience wanting more. The concept behind this show is compelling: an insight into the mind of film director Alfred Hitchcock, delivered from the mouths of his leading ladies. The script is taken entirely from real life interviews with Hitchcock’s actresses, […]

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Laura Johnston unpacks Hitchcock’s leading ladies for the Sydney Fringe

September 22, 2016

Alfred Hitchcock’s films are renowned for their female protagonists, put in peril by a master of the suspense genre. But what did the actresses who played these women really think about the man behind the lens? Laura Johnston wants audiences to find out, as she takes them on a one-woman-led journey into the minds of […]

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Theatre Review: The Women (Sydney Fringe Festival, until 17th September)

September 15, 2016

A great play and strong visual design set Edgewise Production’s The Women up for success, but inconsistent performances mean it falls just short of its potential. The Women was written in 1936 by Clare Boothe Luce. Described as a comedy of manners, with dialogue purportedly taken from conversations overheard in Manhattan powder rooms, the story […]

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Theatre Review: Metamorphoses (Sydney Fringe Festival, until 17th September)

September 14, 2016

Talk about a big undertaking! For this year’s Sydney Fringe Festival, Montague Basement has tackled ‘15 books of the finest Latin poetry known to man’, by creating their own adaptation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses. What it lacks in finesse, this production certainly makes up for in entertainment value. Tracing the history of the world, from the […]

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Theatre Review: Tammy & Kite (Sydney Fringe Festival, until 17th September)

September 14, 2016

Montague Basement’s Tammy & Kite is something just a little bit special, and a must-see in this year’s Sydney Fringe Festival line-up. This delightful, playful new creation introduces us to sisters Tammy and Kite (and the super-cute Philip the Duck). Through their play, we learn they are best friends, share a love of fart jokes […]

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7 Arts Events Not to Miss in Australia This Month (September 2016)

September 4, 2016

September and Spring time is officially here and around the country, arts festivals are kicking off, not to mention some world-renowned theatre productions in some of our finest venues too. Check out our picks for events you simply cannot miss this month! Sydney Fringe Festival The first of two big festivals exploring everything that is […]

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Sydney Fringe Festival releases full 2016 program – tickets now on sale!

August 4, 2016

Australia’s largest independent arts festival has released details on over 300 productions that will take over Sydney venues this September. Covering theatre, physical theatre and circus, music, comedy, visual art, film, cabaret, musical theatre, dance and spoken word, the Sydney Fringe Festival this year launches with a “call to party”, highlighting and celebrating the city’s […]

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Sydney Fringe Comedy all set to bring the laughs for another year

July 14, 2016

The Sydney Fringe Comedy program is returning next month for it’s sixth year. The program presented by the producers of the Sydney Comedy Festival will run for a month, from the 30th August to the 30th September, and promises to showcase up-and-coming talent alongside some of the more established acts. With other 100 shows from […]

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Sydney Fringe Techno Film Showcase Review: Paris/Berlin: 20 Years of Underground Techno (France, 2012)

September 16, 2013

While electronic music is doing supremely well in Australia at the moment, we can’t say that it’s always been this way. We can only dream of regularly having warehouse parties and living up to techno hotspots Paris and Berlin. With links to the underground and drug scene, it’s no surprise that the mysterious depths of […]

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Sydney Fringe Festival – Photo Gallery: Ups & Downs + Knievel + The Worker Bees – Annandale Hotel (10.09.11)

September 11, 2011

Part of the Sydney Fringe Festival, Ups & Downs held an album launch at Sydney’s Annandale Hotel with guests Knievel and The Worker Bees – the new outfit for Greg & Darren of, Ups & Downs. Pete Dovgan was there with his camera and brings you these photos.

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Sydney Fringe Festival: Starry Comet Night – The Boiler Room, Factory Theatre (19.09.10)

September 20, 2010

Indulging in life’s superficialities on a week night, with a glass of red wine and company from hopeless house-mates, is a form of dim relaxation taken for granted by Australia’s masses. Being confronted by a pizza delivery man revealing the world’s end to you and the pathetic group of people you live with isn’t really […]

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