Review: Rocky the Third. by: Rik Brown

Performed by: Rik Brown and Bridget Metherall Review by: Danni Ashton  What do you get when you cross a 1980’s boxing blockbuster with Billy Shakespeare? A bloody masterpiece, that’s what! Rik Brown and Bridget Metherall present an entertaining Shakespearean reinterpretation of Rocky III at the Brisbane Hotel as part of Fringe at the Edge ofContinue reading “Review: Rocky the Third. by: Rik Brown”

Review: Leader of the Resistance by Kerbside Collective

Performed by: Eddie Ray  Review by: Danni Ashton  Imagine Arnie’s Terminator reincarnated as a Nokia 101 phone and he has come back to save humanity from the over capable, over performing, unsociable iPhone destroying humanity as we know it. But there’s no John Connor involved in this story, It’s Eddie Ray who is the LeaderContinue reading “Review: Leader of the Resistance by Kerbside Collective”

Review: Jofus and the Plank. By: Fish and Twiner’s Bait Shop

Review by: Danni Ashton  Saturday, 11th January 2020 Could Jofus be the cutest clown in the world? If not, Jofus certainly gives those other adorable clowns out there a run for their money. Presented upstairs at the Republic Bar, the story of Jofus and the Plank deserved the large audience who attended Saturday afternoon’s showContinue reading “Review: Jofus and the Plank. By: Fish and Twiner’s Bait Shop”

Review: Sweet Potatoes. Performed by Donna Collins, Gamze Kirik and Elyce Phillips

Review by: Danni Ashton  When one hears, there is a comedy show called Sweet Potatoes, one might think that it would involve a quirky sketch about a sweet potato or even some sweet potato one liner jokes, but that wasn’t the case at Grinners Dive Bar in North Hobart for Fringe at the Edge ofContinue reading “Review: Sweet Potatoes. Performed by Donna Collins, Gamze Kirik and Elyce Phillips”

Review: Queer and Present Danger by Anna Piper Scott

By Maeve Mhairi MacGregor   ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   As a director and dramaturg I spend a lot of time talking to writers about their target audiences. Queer writers are among the most specific with me with their answers, as they know that the work they create is going to be completely different if it’s for aContinue reading “Review: Queer and Present Danger by Anna Piper Scott”

Review: Jofus and the Plank

By Maeve Mhairi MacGregor   ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   We have a lot of theatre for children and young people here in Tassie, and I’ve worked in the field for a long time. I spent over a month in the last year working with ASSITEJ Norway on the 2019 Artistic Gathering, and have witnessed some incredibly highContinue reading “Review: Jofus and the Plank”

Review: Flexible. by: Rob Braslin

Review by: Danni Ashton Fri 10th Jan 2020 I think we’re all pretty comfortable at the moment to be taking the piss out of our incompetent Prime Minister, and that was no exception for comedian Rob Braslin, performing in his show Flexible at the Republic Bar upstairs. But Scomo wasn’t the only thing on Bobby’sContinue reading “Review: Flexible. by: Rob Braslin”

I’ll Cry if Want To – Devised and Performed by Wildhouse Circus

Review by: Danni Ashton Fri 10th Jan 2020 We all know the beautiful sound of screeching balloons deflating at kid’s parties, and this is what we experienced when entering the Brunswick Hotel, because of the large amount of kids attending the show for Wildhouse Circus’ premiere season of I’ll Cry if Want To for FringeContinue reading “I’ll Cry if Want To – Devised and Performed by Wildhouse Circus”

Review: Women of the Whitehouse, Directed by Fiona Scott-Norman

Review by: Danni Ashton  Thursday 9th Jan 2020 Who wouldn’t be interested in two of the most misunderstood women in America?  Women of the White House: Make Cabaret Great Again is playing at the Polish Club, New Town, Tasmania, as part of the Fringe at the Edge of the World Festival, and this musical cabaret certainly give us anContinue reading “Review: Women of the Whitehouse, Directed by Fiona Scott-Norman”

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