Direct from a hit Melbourne Fringe run, best friends Tee and Alex had big plans, but their ultimate road trip dream was totalled when Tee fell pregnant. Fifteen years later, they’re finally getting on that bus… a surreal black comedy where the stakes are high and the brakes are off!
Every woman has five men that shape their lives- family members, lovers, chance encounters and celebrity crushes. Meet one impetuous woman and five of the men that have shaped her… and how she shaped them. From the creators of the Fringe World 2013 hit See Ya Sailor Man.
Trygve Wakenshaw delights in this critically-acclaimed physical comedy about an imaginary friend who makes imaginary friends who make imaginary enemies who make imaginary armies out of imaginary Scotsmen. A stream of consciousness comedy adventure. What will happen? Nobody knows. Not even the squid.
Maps, diaries, napkins, passports, receipts, parking fines, movie tickets… where does your paper trail lead? In three short dance works, Unkempt Dance, Emma Fishwick and Toyi-Toyi Theatre consider our relationship with paper as they trace, sketch and map their way to meaning.
A new pair of hands is the perfect complement to a woman who exudes self-confidence. Bolstering professionalism while radiating magnetism, fashion hands add panache to any ensemble. Witness this delicately interlocking story about suburban ennui, the staleness of monogamy, and the ceaseless desire for a new pair of haute-couture hands.
Abe is in trouble with Juvenile Justice. Forced to complete a Community Service Court Order at a local Men’s Shed, he reluctantly attends. He even survives it. Sometimes hope, mateship and joy can be found in the most unexpected of places.
Barefaced brings you a new round of fresh faced Perth storytellers armed only with their true tales straight off the back of workshops with LA Moth host and Emmy Award-nominated writer Brian Finkelstein (The Ellen Show, The Moth, NBC’s Late Night with Conan O’Brien).
Winner of Montreal Fringe’s Next Stage Award, get ready for this surrealist-psychedelic tale about Sex Pistols punk icon Sid Vicious, and the tug of war for his life between bandmate Johnny Rotten, his manager Malcolm McLaren, and his junkie girlfriend, ‘Nauseating’ Nancy Spungen, at New York’s Chelsea Hotel.
Direct from a 5-star season at the Edinburgh Fringe, multi-award winning theatremaker Stuart Bowden (The Beast, The World Holds Everyone Apart, Apart From Us) returns with his prototype invention – a lo-fi, DIY, offbeat, sci-fi, storytelling experience.
A surreal, soulful comedy about a cosmic visitor and a decomposing world.
Join an introverted perfectionist as he embraces strategy, dreams and toilet paper on a quest to avoid the big fall. A playful and surprising personal story of overcomplicating the simple things in life from the award-winning creator of When Harry Met Harry.
In June 2013, The Skeletal System delivered this killer tale of blood and heartache in the deep blue sea. Don’t miss the anticipated return of one of the year’s most talked-about shows: reworked and restaged for Fringe World.
It’s every swimmer’s worst nightmare…
Weaving between ancient and modern, this fresh take on Romeo and Juliet approaches Shakespeare with a healthy dash of humour. Jackets come to life, puppets are poetic and violent, and anachronisms abound as four actors adeptly unravel the classic for a contemporary audience.
Bickering snails, neurotic snakes and a restless baby bird…welcome to a swamp like no other! Following sell-out seasons in Edinburgh, Berlin and London, puppeteer Jeff Achtem presents this shadow puppet adventure about life in a swamp. A live cartoon adventure with an eye-popping 3D finale. Watch out for jellyfish!
Girl, you better work. After a sell-out season at Melbourne Fringe Festival and performed entirely on treadmills, multi-award winning ensemble Grit Theatre bring their unique brand of performance to Perth for the first time.
Two choreographers share one stage for a vibrant and diverse double bill of contemporary dance. Claudia Alessi /Company Complesso and Brooke Leeder team up with eleven of Perth’s finest dancers to present two new works filled with humour and grace, intricacy and power.
Sweat and sinew, strength and danger –how do you keep stable and steady when you defy death for a living? A portrait of a clown in crisis, told through circus, spoken word, and hip-hop. See this fresh, dynamic, visceral style of storytelling that’ll make you laugh and hit you hard.
Think yours are safe? Call The Pigeons –they’ll listen to your darkest secrets and file them away for safekeeping. This is, until they start to escape… Funny and frenetic, The Pigeons is a fast-paced romp through the minefield of professional secret keeping.
The abandoned baby of verbatim & documentary theatre, commercial news broadcast and dogme95 films. The truly true story of a small boy spending his days chained to a lamppost outside his parents’ one room slum. And then the cameras come.
In post-war Perth, your safety is the Justice Department’s top priority. Government-trained superhero The Night Guardian is here to protect you. But renegade journalist Dr Chaos threatens the peace. Is our hero blind to what’s really going on, or is Dr. Chaos just another madman in a mask?
So it came as a shock to realise she was being silenced. With a unique fusion of poetry and storytelling, Not Much To Tell You examines the small acts, the quiet prejudices, and the unspoken power-plays that occur every day in mainstream Australia.