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Joseph Simons, balanced on one hand Teenage obsessions
The Fringe 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 minutesFestival
Aria Scarlett Aria on high
The Fringe 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 minutesFestival
Jess with Barrelhouse, Kidogo, Fremantle, 12 December 2018 Jess with Barrelhouse, Kidogo, Fremantle, 12 December 2018 Playing landscapes on guitar
The Fringe 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 Fringe 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 Fringe 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 minutesFestival
A close up of a dial-face telephone, in the dark Channelling ghosts on the graveyard shift
The Fringe 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 minutesFestival
Girl in a carrot suit, in a supermarket aisle Fresh food and feminism
The Fringe 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
Review

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 minutesFestival
Photo: Seiya Taguchi A woman stands at a turntable Simple but gloriously effective
Review

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 minutesFestival
Thomas Papathanassiou plays Tony Galati. Photo Sean Breadsell A man in blue singlet and boots pulls a dance move in front of the sign
Review

Spud King flawed but fun

14 February 2019

Fringe World review: Aarnav Productions, Tony Galati: the Musical ⋅ De Parel Spiegeltent February 13 ⋅ Review by David Zampatti ⋅ Since the demise of the bushranger, Australians…

Reading time • 3 minutesFringe World Festival

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