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7 Fun Shows To See With Your Mates

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The best part about summer in Perth is after-work hangs with the crew at one of the FRINGE WORLD hubs for some eats, sweet treats and bevvies before are after a show or two. There is nothing better!

Get your best buddies together again this Fringe and create new memories while soaking up the cool summer vibes and indulging in Fringe funwith these awesome shows that will appeal to everyone in your squad.

  1. 1. Oliver Coleman: Poolside

  2. Here is a FRINGE WORLD newcomer to look out for. Catch the WA debut of the latest show by award nominated comedian Oliver Coleman – he is so hot right now!
  3. Dive in and experience this frenetic hour of unbridled silliness by the master of buffoonery. This wet ‘n’ wild show is full to the brim with his unique character comedy and surreal stand-up.
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  5. 2. Halal .. Is it meat you’re looking for??

  6. Sold out shows? Check! 2019 Best Comedy Award winner? Check! Rave reviews from critics and audiences? Check!
  7. In case you missed it last time – or are keen to see it again – UK born Umar Azad will have you and your mates doubled over in stitches as he shares his unique point of view of being an immigrant to Australia and growing up in two different worlds.
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  9. 3. Comedy Hypnotist Matt Hale: Random Acts Of Mindness

  10. FRINGE WORLD favourite Matt Hale returns to the summer Festival with a whole new show of hypnotic fun and laughs. Forget those clichés of swinging watches and clucking like a chicken – this is a fresh take!
  11. This show is perfect to see with mates, in case one of them ends up on stage to be hypnotised by the very skilled funny-man Matt Hale.
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  13. 4. Circus’Cision

  14. Now the party can really get started! This is perfect for the late-night crowd so grab your besties and turn your Fringe Binge up a notch with this racy show, featuring some cheeky acrobats. 
  15. There will be nakedness, bad language and other late-night shenanigans. Prepare for a night of giggles and gasps! And with a rotating cast each night, you might want to come back for a second serve of sauciness.
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  17. 5. 80s Mixtape

  18. Take a trip down memory lane and re-live the daggy 80s with some cheesy pop tunes. Dust off the shoulder pads and pull on those parachute pants for a musical party.
  19. Three of WA’s best vocalists and their drummer reinterpret some 80s classics like Call Me, Sweet Dreams and Walking On Sunshine for an unforgettable show about the best cringiest decade so far!
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  21. 6. BurLEZque: Spellbound

  22. Grab your ouija board and settle in for a spooky sleepover as we summon otherworldly creatures and delve into dark fantasies with your fave queer girl gang.
  23. If your crew is looking for something naughty and nice, look no further – there’s something to suit all colours of the rainbow with a variety of performance styles ranging from sultry striptease to laugh-out-loud comedy, 
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  25. 7. You’ve Got Mail

  26. Get a dose of 90s movie nostalgia, but with a twist. This show looks and feels like a rom-com, and we know and love these endearing 90s heavyweights, right? Wrong. So very wrong.
  27. Part performance art, part theatre, You’ve Got Mail is a tight hour of laughs, so-bad-they’re-good Hollywood tropes, and cyberfeminism. Whether you love, hate, or know nothing about its namesake, grab some popcorn and witness a wild homage to all things AOL.
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Cover image: photo by Josie Nolan