Published: Monday, 28 January 2019 12:12
Written by Nita Teoh
Anyone for some hot and spicy?
Not of the KFC variety and although the weather in Perth has been hotting up, the Little Death Club show at Fringe Perth hit way higher temperatures on the thermometer yesterday evening.
It was another balmy summer’s night as my partner and I headed towards the Edith Spiegeltent at Yagan Square. As we walked along William St, the Sauma Restaurant on the corner was heaving, and punters at Chico were busily queuing up for their gelato fix.
Inside the festive Spiegeltent, after a somewhat unexpected intermission due to an audience member’s intoxication getting the better of her, the show gathered momentum and introduced Perth to the best of modern dark cabaret.
Heading up the show was chief hostess Bernie Dieter – quite a character who is lusciously funny with a wicked sense of humour. She commanded the stage with her excitable demeanour and sexy style, and we couldn’t help but get drawn into her adventures.
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Published: Thursday, 24 January 2019 14:44
Written by Greg Letts
“It's not how big it is, it's what you do with it that matters” - never has that cliche been demonstrated so wickedly well as when the performers of La Soirée take to the stage.
After braving the summer rain while waiting in line at the Ice Cream Factory, we were already a little bit wet before the show even started! And in typical raunchy La Soirée fashion, it wasn't long before the audience were fully lubricated both inside and out.
The first thing that always strikes me when I first arrive at a La Soirée performance is the tiny size of the circus ring – it always seems impossible to swing a cat let alone a human being on that little red circle. But swing they do, and tumble, sway, glide, lift, throw and roll to boot.
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