Best of the Melbourne Fringe, part 1

Best of the Melbourne Fringe, part 1

There are only 400-odd shows to choose from at the Melbourne Fringe. I’ve only seen 12 so far and these were some of my favourites that are still running this week. The YouTube Comment Orchestra The Last Tuesday Society to 27 September Just like the internet only smarter and with…

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Melbourne Fringe: Glamping with Bobby and the Pins

Melbourne Fringe: Glamping with Bobby and the Pins

In the cabaret performance Glamping with Bobby and the Pins, I can’t remember when I’ve been more entertained by such a silly show, one that − at its best − shimmers as a catwalk model in chiffon. All-female barbershop group Bobby and the Pins bring a selection of tunes from the 1920s…

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Melbourne Fringe: The Bookbinder

Melbourne Fringe: The Bookbinder

The great appeal of a fringe festival is that there’s always something to surprise, maybe even delight. With their one-person show The Bookbinder, NZ company A Trick of the Light present an endearing volume of storytelling and puppetry “for curious children and adventurous adults”. Inspired by the works of Chris Van…

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WAAPA’s Back Stage Courses Now Accepting Applications

WAAPA’s Back Stage Courses Now Accepting Applications

Have you ever dreamed of stage managing a famous Australian musical theatre star or working on Broadway? Or how about designing sets, costumes or lighting for the latest Australian musical? Well here is your chance to aim for your dreams. The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts applications for Production…

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