Published: Tuesday, 25 February 2020 09:36
Written by Greg Letts
Both my partner and I were looking forward to heading down to the Somerville Auditorium to check out Adam, a cinematic masterpiece from Morocco as part of the Perth Festival.
In a time where the trend seems to be towards bigger, flashier and shallower entertainment that is larger than life, Adam is a quiet and introspective glimpse into the current day world of famed Casablanca, where modern times and centuries old traditions mingle freely.
We are first introduced to Samia, a young pregnant women who is far from home and looking for a job and a place to stay. After numerous rejections, she ends up sleeping on the doorstep opposite Abla's house, the widowed local baker who lives with her young daughter Warda.
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Published: Thursday, 13 February 2020 08:16
Written by Nita Teoh
With a title like “Boys Taste Better with Nutella”, I wasn’t sure what my partner and I had gotten ourselves into with our last Fringe Perth show for the season.
Seated in the front row, we didn’t have to wait long before two colourful characters pranced out onto the stage - the lady in her bright red dress and the man in his denim overalls.
Exuberant, playful and funny, Aggy and Frederick are the second best of friends, and support each other through their many relationship breakups (and there are many!).
It was a funny yet painfully excruciating performance in parts (in a “I can’t believe they did that?!” and “that didn’t just happen?!” sort of way), as the duo shared stories of their many and varied love adventures, both face to face and on the internet. Their k-pop rendition was a blast and the mukbang sequence by Frederick was unforgettable!
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