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Joseph Simons, balanced on one hand Teenage obsessions
The Festival Sessions

Teenage obsessions

28 January 2020

100 Years Of The History Of Dance As Told By One Man In 60 Minutes With An Energetic Group Finale is a show for anyone who remembers what it was like to be an obsessed teen.

Reading time • 5 minutes
Aria Scarlett Aria on high
The Festival Sessions

Aria on high

28 January 2020

Classical singer Aria Scarlett believes opera should be available to everyone. In her Fringe World show Wave Form, she takes to the streets on stilts to create new space for an old art form.

Reading time • 6 minutes
Jess with Barrelhouse, Kidogo, Fremantle, 12 December 2018 Jess with Barrelhouse, Kidogo, Fremantle, 12 December 2018 Playing landscapes on guitar
The Festival Sessions

Playing landscapes on guitar

24 January 2020

Fremantle-based musician Lucky Oceans loves pushing the pedal steel guitar in new directions and he does just that in “Ballads, Banksias and Beauty”.

Reading time • 7 minutesMusic
Photo: Carol Rosseg Two people holding chairs as though they are going to throw them. Charm in simplicity
The Festival Sessions

Charm in simplicity

22 January 2020

The setting is Rome, the date May 3, 1938, the day that Hitler visited Mussolini. But the drama of A Special Day focuses on a chance encounter between two ordinary people.

Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
Three young adults blowing kisses to the camera Musical theatre with heart
The Festival Sessions

Musical theatre with heart

21 January 2020

Musical theatre doesn’t have to be purely escapist says Joshua James Webb, director of new contemporary musical Kiss, which will make its world premiere at Fringe World 2020.

Reading time • 6 minutes
A close up of a dial-face telephone, in the dark Channelling ghosts on the graveyard shift
The Festival Sessions

Channelling ghosts on the graveyard shift

21 January 2020

If you’re looking for something spooky this Fringe, Hannah Cockroft’s new play Talkback promises plenty of paranormal activity.

Reading time • 7 minutes
Girl in a carrot suit, in a supermarket aisle Fresh food and feminism
The Festival Sessions

Fresh food and feminism

21 January 2020

Set on the shelves of a supermarket, BITE ME, by emerging local playwright Sian Murphy, takes a playful approach to sparking a conversation about the male gaze.

Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
Photo: David Cox Young girl wearing boxing gloves, punching with joy. Brave and heartfelt
Reviews

Brave and heartfelt

21 January 2020

Surveying the ways in which young people are navigating the world today, WAYTCo’s ‘Body Rights’ is guaranteed to sell out, writes Jenny Scott.

Reading time • 5 minutesFringe World Festival
Photo: Seiya Taguchi A woman stands at a turntable Simple but gloriously effective
Reviews

Simple but gloriously effective

21 January 2020

In Eurydice, David Zampatti discovers the perfect companion piece to last year’s Fringe World hit, Orpheus.

Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
Reading time • 3 minutesFringe World Festival

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio