FRINGE WORLD early bird highlights 2018

Last Updated: 06 Dec 2017
Jen Bowden
Fringe World 2018
Get in early before the madness begins
Performers from near and far will descend upon Perth this summer for the world's third largest Fringe Festival, FRINGE WORLD. The 2018 festival - January 26 to February 25 - is bursting with over 700 local and international acts across 150 venues. More events online at Scoop Events.


Big Top at The Pleasure Garden, Northbridge Jan 27-Feb 16 8:15pm, 10pm From $25.00

Inspired by excerpts from Dostoyevsky’s Notes from Underground, Sediment takes the audience on a journey through the varying layers of human desires and motives. A genre-bending circus performance that’s like nothing you’ve seen before, this fusion of physical impossibility, live music and movement from Company 2 will leave you breathless.

Djuki Mala

The WA Spiegeltent at The Pleasure Garden, Northbridge Teatro at The Pleasure Garden, Northbridge Jan 28-Feb 25 2pm,6:30pm, 9pm, 10:30pm From $41.00

Award-winning dance troupe Djuki Mala return to Perth after sell out shows at Edinburgh Fringe and Sydney Opera House. Fusing traditional Yolngu, pop culture, dance and storytelling, this is one show that’s guaranteed to leave you feeling genuinely happy.

Famous Sharron’s Love Match

Cabaret Bar at Rosie O’Grady’s, Northbridge Feb 5-10 8:30pm From $15.00

Famous Sharron is very famous for nothing at all, so come and see what all the racquet is about. Married three times, and even better at divorce, Shaz is a relationship expert. Join her as she finds out if there is such a thing as the 'perfect match', does it matter how much you score* or just that you scored at all? (*FYI everyone scores a gift bag)

Hot Brown Honey

Teatro at The Pleasure Garden Feb 8-25, 8:45pm From $29.00

From the creators of Briefs, for the first time Hot Brown Honey brings lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment to Perth. Produced by Briefs Factory, this show is an eclectic combination of dance, comedy, music and more. Expect to laugh until you cry, clap until your hands bleed, dance in the aisles and shake every part of what your mama gave you.

Mind-hacker Matt Hale: Mindfoolness

The Palace Society at Elizabeth’s Palace, Elizabeth Quay Big Top at Sunset Veranda, Brighton Reserve The Palace Society at Flour Palace, Perth CBD Jan 27-Feb 23 Times vary due to location From $21.00

After two sell-out seasons, comedy/hypnotist big-shot Matt Hale returns to FRINGE WORLDld with this brand new show packed with hypno-laughs. Get ready to watch willing volunteers get hypnotised with hilarious (but tasteful) consequences as their imaginations work overtime.​

Vogue: The Madonna Circus

Big Top at The Pleasure Garden, Northbridge Feb 21-25 10pm From $30.00

It’s Madonna with a difference. FRINGE WORLD 2017 Best Circus Award winners Kinetica & BarbieQ bring this show-stopping, high-energy performance of the smash hit music of Madonna. This stellar cast includes World Champion Pole dancer Felix Cane, Mr Boylesque Australia Karl Kayoss, the incredible circus of Kinetica & the drag diva that is BarbieQ.

My Greatest Period Ever

De Parel Spiegeltent at The Pleasure Garden, Northbridge Feb 12-15, 7:45pm Feb 17, 4pm From $24.00

This is a public service announcement by Fremantle artist Lucy Peach about the Power of the Period. With a heart of gold, a silver tongue and a steel trap-like wit, the exultant folk pop wunderkind shows all with science, songs and stories how to life-hack your menstrual cycle from a curse into to your 'Greatest Period Ever.' "I wish I had a period" - a bloke, post show, 2017

FRINGE WORLD on Scoop Events

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