Dan Willis’ comedy show is fast-paced and he covers a lot of elements of Australian life along the way. It delivers a polished, rather gentle and polite, non-intimidating form of comedy – and that is not a bad thing at all.
Reine Beau Anderson Dudley sings The Carpenters hits beautifully, never trying to slavishly emulate the original vocal stylings, yet delivering interpretations that are often as stunningly emotive and affective as the originals.
Abandonman is an absolute joy, exuding such charisma and warmth that you feel as though you and an over-sized tent of your closest friends are sharing stories in a safe space, set to the perfect soundtrack performed by a man and his mixer.
A stripped down circus show that proves you don’t need all the bells and whistles.
Aussie pub-band energy with a cult alternative playlist, the Straight-Jacket Tailors cover The Velvet Underground and Lou Reed classics at the Grace Emily.
Magic McMagicface is a masterful showing of an array of magic tricks and performance which will leave you in awe of Rob Ellinger’s skill, as well as possibly walking away with a transference of some of his love for magic.
The Catchelorette captures the realities of 21st century dating perfectly, and anyone who has ever experienced perils in their quest for love would most definitely relate to Mattiazzo’s show.
The diversity of all the bodies on stage was fabulous, and the athleticism was something to behold. Although Burlesque Idol may have been a one-off show, Fringe is the perfect vehicle to showcase some of the art forms’ best in local and international talent.
Gumbo Ya Ya and The Band Of Simple Dreams, took to the stage at Norwood Live to deliver their particular brand of fun to a large crowd of music fans who turned up for a chance to enjoy some Van Morrison & Linda Ronstadt classics.
The thing that really stood out about Shit-faced Shakespeare: Hamlet was actually its delivery of the story (Hamlet) and its actors. Despite the premise of the show being comedic and if not somewhat commedia dell’arte. The portrayal of the story was actually delivered quite well amongst all of the alcohol-induced ridiculousness and buffoonery!