Circus Oz 19 Aurora Tara Silcock - photo by Mark Turner

Circus Oz: Aurora

Circus Oz has had a long history of upholding the finest elements of traditional circus, and this year, guest director Kate Fryer, has delivered a sprightly new show that features a stunning mix of the old and new, allow...
MF19 Forect Collective Black Water

Melbourne Fringe: Black Water

Composed by Jeremy Beck from the novella by Joyce Carol Oates, Black Water is a short opera telling the tragic story of the end of Mary Jo Kopechne’s life. On the night of July 18, 1969, Kopechne was a passenger in a car...
MF19 Orpheus

Melbourne Fringe: Orpheus

Owing to Greek myth, we might expect some familiarity with the story of Orpheus. Still, The Flanagan Collective and Gobbledygook Theatre gave us some surprises in this modern take. The work comes to Melbourne from Englan...
AAR-MF19-Nevernatal

Melbourne Fringe: Nevernatal

Written and directed by Freya Magee, Nevernatal is a charming comedy that tests the strength of friendship when peoples’ lives are on the cusp of changing forever. People bring all sorts of things to a baby shower,...
Sabrina D'Angelo Monster Woman

Melbourne Fringe: Monster / Woman

It’s one thing to be paralysed by choice during a Fringe Festival, but rather more inconvenient to be turned to stone, as were the men who met the snake-haired Gorgon Medusa in myths. In Monster / Woman, Sabrina D’...