Advertised as a war set comedy/cabaret, ‘Ruby Red Fatales’ provides relief and enjoyment from the first haunting dance to the last cheeky remark. What began as a typical (but sexy as all hell) 20th-century burlesque dance, quickly changed its tone to one of romance and humour. While not intentionally serious, the romantic story-arc does gently… Continue reading Ruby Red Fatales – FRINGE REVIEWS
In a rehearsal room downstairs of the State Theatre Centre I was one of the last to enter and crossed the floor to my seat. There was a man sitting on a couch in the middle of the stage but he was already in character, and barely noticeable. It was a low-fi stage setting of… Continue reading Odd Socks – FRINGE REVIEWS
The tall and impossibly lanky Sammy J is back in Perth with his purple felt comedic companion Randy to present to you their theme park dream. The comedic duo have built up quite a following and the Perth Town Hall was completely sold out for a show in which one man and one puppet sing,… Continue reading Sammy J & Randyland – FRINGE REVIEWS
Lets start the Fringe season with a classic theatrical comedy. Nothing whets the appetite for what’s to come more than a blend of quiet chuckles and thoughtful intrigue. The show ‘The unTrue Detective” does not disappoint. Now spurred on to see every show under the sun, it was great to see something at the award… Continue reading The unTrue Detective – FRINGE REVIEWS
The play was about friends and being challenged by life but still supporting each other. It was very funny, but near the end it was touching and somewhat sombre. It’s worth watching as people might find that it can be quite cathartic.
This production of Frankenstein retains the potent horror and mystery of Mary Shelley's novel. With a creative production team and a skilled cast of 21 people collaborating,, the production was remarkable. It was both shocking and delightfully gruesome, yet not overly violent.
The Mummy Rises successfully takes the mummy, a classic monster, into a play riddled with humorous dialogue and ardent characters, without losing the horror and intrigue of the Gothic genre. Play: The Mummy Rises Director/Writer: Tim Brain Theatre Company: Nexus Theatre and From The Hip Productions Showings: July 14, July 15th, July 16th @7:30pm, Saturday matinée… Continue reading The Mummy Rises- Review
Music begins to play. On stage, furniture is covered in dust speckled sheets. Half the stage hidden by curtains. In Dr. Seward's sanitarium, a man is led astray by his insatiable desires, drawn to madness and hunted in the night... The characters in the play each had their own unique quirks. I personally was interested in how… Continue reading Dracula – Theatre Review
Four theatre productions at Murdoch University in July.
In the play, Six Characters in Search of An Author, its impossible to discern where illusion began and reality ended on stage.