Fringefeed | 17 Feb 2019

Diary Of A Racially Confused Girl

Wow. For all the racially confused and not confused out there, this show is something else for sure.

Straddling two vastly different cultures, Singapore-born and Perth-based soul singer Nicolette C hit us with the real stuff during her intimate and hilarious performance.

You know this girl means business with her hair done up in a bun and dressed in a stunning qípáo, ready to knock down stereotypes.

What’s it like going through high school speaking fluent English but ‘looking Asian’?

Or travelling overseas and being awkwardly mistaken for a local? Or even, going out into the dating scene and coming face-to-face with the most diabolical disease to arrive on our shores – Yellow Fever?

The talented singer spares no details when she recounts these experiences, backed up by her brilliant ensemble on both traditional Chinese instruments and the classic guitar bass and drums combo.

Singing an altered version of contemporary songs, you’ll be eager to clap them on, laughing at their clever renditions.

You could even say that they’re onto creating something unique and refreshing, as Nicolette’s strong vocals make a stunning pairing to the musical fusion.

Get ready to mingle with them on stage, as a couple might just be lucky enough to be introduced to the marriage customs of Singapore.

When you think that’s all the surprises for the night, the show closes with a magical number, in honour of Lunar New Year.

There’s no debate that a perfect night out includes the sass and flavour of this bi-cultural performance, so get your tickets now and end your Fringe experience with a bang.

About the Author

Tiffany Ko

Tiffany is a Fringe enthusiast and loves all things wonderful and weird. She’s excited to come back for a second time to spill the tea on everything this year’s Festival has to offer. When she’s not out catching shows, she’ll most likely be working on her TBR pile or looking for new lit journals to subscribe to.

Ticket Price 20 - 25

End Date 09 Feb 2020

  • Ticket Price 20 - 25
  • End Date 09 Feb 2020
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An outstanding show. An amazing musical fusion with comedy. She is so relatable and fun and will be sure to leave you laughing! 10/10!

Reviewed by Safiya Karolia 2019

Amazing show!! Hilarious and incredible vocals!! Can’t wait for her next show!

Reviewed by Hannah 2019