FEMME is an empowering exploration of women and non-binary people taking back control of both their bodies and stories, and demanding we hear them.
SENSE AND SPONTANEITY is a wonderful reinvention of classic literature for a modern audience that will make Austen fans of those not already in the club.
Fisticuffs is a deliciously fringey show. It’s as aware of itself and its peculiarities as much as it's a legitimately impressive set of circus feats.
Silence My Ladyhead is unconventional theatre at its intense, captivating, and downright breathtaking best.
LET ME FINISH is a hilarious all-girl journey through the pitfalls of being a girl, a woman, and a sexual object that has audiences gripped all the way to the end.
Keren Schlink explores this concept through song, puppetry, and a whole lot of existential torment in her one-woman-show Underemployment: A show about not enough work and way too much TV.
Matt Stewart - Bone Dry is a show that portrays itself as a relaxed chat about relatively low key things. It is anything but, and that's really the wonder of Stewart's work. You might not realise you've seen a show rich in social commentary and complex comedic devices but, in fact, you have.
Stories about war often fall victim to the temptation of focusing on the grand theatres, the sweeping engagements, and the larger societal pressures. Not so in Eleanor’s Story: Home Is The Stranger.
Captain Spaceship: Maiden Voyage is a show that will appeal immensely to fans of modern sci-fi staples as much as improv comedy aficionados.
Written in response to Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge, PAPER DOLL is a play that explores the insidious and destructive impact of sexual abuse through its confrontation with the horrific consequences and ultimately lifelong tether between paedophile and victim.
The classic Australian game show Blankety Blanks receives a deliciously naughty revival courtesy of fabulous drag queen Dolly Diamond.
Holland St Productions are back with their heralded show Dr Felicity Rickshaw’s Celebrity Sex Party and, this year, it’s saucier than ever.
Kiara with a K is a wonderful example of the power of old-school variety shows. With a healthy dose of burlesque, tap dance, comedy, clowning, and cabaret the hour flies by like a breeze.
El Bizarro is a show that sits atop a festering heap of weirdness, as the paramount example of the bizarre.
If you’re looking for a night of harmless fun, inappropriate references, and hilarious improv catch Improv Attacks Humanity at FRINGE WORLD.
When is science funny? When two scientists from different disciplines, and hemispheres, meet in a pub to discuss it.
Scottish comedy magician of the year Elliot Bibby is an absolute triumph in this energetic, hilarious, and charismatic magic show.
Clarinerds! is a joyous celebration of music under the guise of a small recital. Playing a sold-out season this year, it’s no wonder why these nerds are in such high demand.
Daniel Nils Roberts takes us from the Big Bang to Brexit, armed with naught but a clipboard and a slideshow.
Bella Green, or ‘Peaches’, as she’s known in more intimate circles, is nothing but upfront about her slightly left-of-field lifestyle in this revealing and important show.
Like the show She Wolf, 10 Things I Hate About Taming of the Shrew takes aim firmly at Shakespeare, but this time English brings the discussion forward to the almost modern day, including the more recent retellings of his work and describing exactly why they are just as terrible.
Classic Hollywood glamour, childhood stardom, and physical theatre combine to form the unreservedly hilarious show Woman of the Hour.
In her award-winning cabaret Comma Sutra, Louisa Fitzhardinge spins a wonderful tale of her search for love and language in a world so avidly opposed to correct punctuation and spelling.
Comedy duo Erin Hutchinson and Tyler Jacob Jones are perfectly in sync in this glorious cabaret all about near-death experiences from around the world.
An all-guns blazing, brute force demolition of sexual politics, Bitch on Heat is a show that will leave you reeling from sensory overload.
Scotland! is a show filled with tartan-clad mime, thistle-scented slapstick, and a surprisingly touching closing scene.
If there’s one thing uniting Amy and Natalie’s opinions of the 2003 film Love Actually, it’s a relentless appreciation for Colin Firth. This, however, is the only instance in which their opinions converge.
Sydney improv stalwart Jeromaia Detto warmly ushers his audience into the worlds he creates through character-based sketch comedy in a fantastic example of crowd work done right.
Would Jane Austen make a great literary detective? It’s not a question many have asked, but it’s a premise that draws the audience through the amusing one-woman whodunnit created by Jessica Messenger.
Getting the right mix of funny, edgy and cutting social commentary is a fine balance, and with its all female line up GIRLS STAND UP provides a platform for female comedians and audiences alike to enjoy.