2019 Fringe Festival Review: Dietrich: Natural Duty

What: Dietrich: Natural Duty Who: Peter Groom, directed by Oliver Gully When: 10th – 17th March Where: Noel Lothian Hall How much: $25 – $28 Marlene Dietrich, German femme fatale from the 30’s and 40’s, is brought back to life in this triumph of drag performance, Dietrich: Natural Duty. Known for her sultry looks and unique style, Groom’s depiction of this passionate and strong-willed Hollywood … Continue reading 2019 Fringe Festival Review: Dietrich: Natural Duty

2019 Fringe Festival Review: TRUTHMACHINE

What: TRUTHMACHINE Who: Counterpilot When: 2nd and 3rd of March, sessions run from 5:30PM to 8:00PM Where: WP Rogers at RCC Fringe How much: $15 TRUTHMACHINE is an interactive show at the Royal Croquet Club, dedicated to differentiating truth from lies amongst its audience. This immersive experience requires donning headphones and sitting opposite a microphone and a device that you can indicate yes or no … Continue reading 2019 Fringe Festival Review: TRUTHMACHINE

2019 Fringe Festival Review: Two Little D*ckheads

What: Two Little D*ckheads Who: Sharnema Nougar and David Tieck Where: National Wine Centre When: 26th Feb – 2nd March How much: $20-$25 Two Little Dickheads donned in matching pyjamas, oversized granny glasses and dressing gowns, scamper onto the stage. After they introduce themselves and their rescue cats, their antics commence. The sketches are a mishmash of ridiculousness including their morning routine, animal impressions and … Continue reading 2019 Fringe Festival Review: Two Little D*ckheads

2019 Fringe Festival Review: Mr Minsky’s Rooftop Cabaret

What: Mr Minksy’s Rooftop Cabaret Who: Presented by Nineteen Ten and Fiona Smith Creatives Where: Nineteen Ten When: Until March 16 How much: $35 High above the clamour of Hindley Street sits a gorgeous little enclave of old-school glamour: the rooftop burlesque and jazz club Nineteen Ten. The venue opened in 2018 and references the classy speakeasies of burlesque’s golden era, complete with skyline views … Continue reading 2019 Fringe Festival Review: Mr Minsky’s Rooftop Cabaret

2019 Fringe Festival Review: Warhol: Bullet Karma

Who: Presented by Anna Thomas When: Until 10/3/19 Where: The Cabinet Room at Treasury 1860 How much: $25 Are artists allowed to be bad people? Does the genius of their art justify the unusual, inexplicable, or just plain cruel things they do? What happens when we find out our artistic idols aren’t models of moral behavior? In the #MeToo era, popular culture has begun reckoning … Continue reading 2019 Fringe Festival Review: Warhol: Bullet Karma