Melbourne actors and real-life couple Wil King and Patrick Livesey are heading to Fringe World with their award-winning original queer political thriller, Dirt.
Fringe World favourites join forces with singer for new show
Fringe World 2022 kicks off on Friday night and will see more than 500 events across more than 100 venues stretching from Scarborough to Kalamunda and Wanneroo to Canning Vale paint the town pink.
After speaking to dead people, flying a jet liner and putting people into a coma, Amy Johnson and Nathan Alexander are ready for their next challenge.
Sequined hotpants sporting cabaret star returns to Fringe
The fun, the wild, the whacky and the downright odd, here’s a selection of the best on offer at Fringe World
Pierra Willix and Jay Hanna
WA’s favourite comedian Rove McManus is back and looser than ever in a new show for Perth Fringe in 2022.
Can breastfeeding be funny? Comedian Amy Hetherington thinks so; she’s built a whole Fringe World show around it, where her baby will join her onstage.
Cabaret superstar Reuben Kaye returns to Perth for encore season at The Rechabite.
Fringe favourite boylesque troupe back in Perth with new show
The organisers of Fringe World are pleading with the McGowan Government for a financial lifeline after the beloved event suffered a huge pandemic-linked drop in attendance and revenue this year.
Woodside Petroleum will no longer sponsor Fringe World but will provide ‘significantly less’ funding to Artrage, the producer of the popular summer festival.
Amber Hasler has announced the 2021 Fringe World Festival will be her last as director, saying ‘all good things must come to an end’ and that she ‘couldn’t be prouder’ of the hugely-popular event.
Annual arts feast continues for West Aussies hungry for more.
As Fringe World prepares to resume tonight after Perth’s five-day lockdown, festival organisers reveal they are considering an ‘encore season’ to help local artists impacted by the pandemic pause.
Organisers of the Fringe World Festival have confirmed that some previously scheduled shows could continue from 7pm tonight in line with transitional coronavirus restrictions.
Couch Opera diva swaps online for The Maj at Perth Fringe
Australian Baroque launches Fringe program with coffee, cakes and a workout
Puccini opera The Cloak given new same-sex twist after leading man retires hurt
The Premier was filmed dancing to the tune of Nelly’s Hot In Here, shaking his hips and popping and locking while the audience howled.
The organised artistic chaos that descends on the city each year always leaves its mark. Simon Collins details what makes Perth Fringe — the world’s third largest — such an immersive rite of passage.
Following buzz-worthy shows Seance and Flight, Coma invites brave festival-goers to take a pill and have a lie-down.
There is something magical about Perth in summer. We all know the traditional ways we have enjoyed our capital city. And for a decade now we have had a sparkly additional attraction — Fringe World.
This time last year, acrobatic troupe YUCK Circus were rising stars, about to set off on another year of international touring. Then, of course, COVID changed everything.
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