Published: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 09:50
Written by Lee-Ann Khoh
I didn’t know what to expect when I walked into The Actors’ Hub for the first time, but I was immediately welcomed in and invited to take a seat and have a drink.
A duo performed live acoustic songs in the foyer while we waited for the show – delayed slightly due to some technical difficulties – to begin.
The show was Mark Ravenhill’s play Pool (No Water) – presented by The Actors’ Hub as part of their 4x4x4 program for Fringe World.
4x4x4 features four actors (Nicholas Allen, Adam Droppert, Andrew Dunstan, and Christian Tomaszewski) performing four plays directed by Amanda Crewes over four weeks.
In Pool (No Water), they play a nameless group of pretentious, profane, drug-addled artists.
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Published: Monday, 29 January 2018 08:54
Written by Greg Letts
The name His Majesty's Theatre conjures up images of refined, upper class entertainment – opera, ballet and the highbrow theatre classics.
But this grand old dame of Perth culture has a dark side hidden deep down below, and for the Perth Fringe World Festival 2018, audiences will have the chance to plumb the hidden depths of this iconic venue.
Just before the Launch Party, an enthusiastic group was offered a backstage trip via the performer's backstage corridors, leading us down into the newly completed King's Lair, a cosy and intimate cabaret bar.
Once the introductions were out of the way, we were treated to the Swedish magical duo, Charlie Caper and Malin Nilsson, who performed the very first act ever in Perth's oldest but newest cabaret venue, a dazzling (and useful!) trick with glasses and bottles of alcohol.
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