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Performance review: Briefs – Dirty Laundry, Sydney Mardi Gras

A Mardi Gras headline act, this queer acrobatic troupe returns for more mischief.

Profile photo of a man with brown hair and a black t-shirt against a blue background. Daniel Connell.
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Comedy review: Daniel Connell: Little Aussie Battler, Fringe World, WA

A comic with the requisite flair for storytelling.

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Performance review: The Wharf Revue: Pride in Prejudice, Union Theatre

In its 25th year, The Wharf Revue is a well-oiled production, but the writing has a few hiccups. 

Candide. A group of flamboyantly dressed 18th century figures gather around a bare chested central figure.
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Theatre review: Candide, Palais Theatre

Operatic technique played second fiddle to a hilarious and hugely enjoyable production. 

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Comedy review: Blinded by the Whites, Daniel Muggleton, FRINGE WORLD, WA

A comic who covers a wide range of topics, from gender and intergenerational differences to political and economic issues.

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Hobart to host new comedy festival in 2024

Building on Hobart’s strong local comedy scene and presented by the team behind Dark Mofo, the new festival will run…

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Performance review: FEAST Festival, Adelaide

Adelaide's LGBTQIA+ Festival is here, and showcasing some incredible local talent.

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Comedy review: Wang In There, Baby! – Phil Wang, Astor Theatre, Perth

Phil Wang's comedy explores cultural differences between East and West.

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Performance review: Spooktacular, Sue Benner Theatre

A cabaret treat on the spookiest night of the year.

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Performance review: Bacon, A Dodgeball Named Desire, Melbourne Fringe Festival

Navigating self-acceptance and homophobia in one show, dodging a slew of balls in another, with sport versus arts.

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