Bears Perth aims to provide a comfortable environment for socialising, meeting new men and making friends. Not only for big, hairy or bearded men - not a sex club. Den Nights are 2nd Saturday and 4th Friday each month at Loton Park Tennis Club (Bulwer and Lord St, Highgate (bit.ly/JMSDWE). Check website for details on these, plus 2nd Sunday of month events.
January 15 - February 14, 2021. Baller/ variety extravaganza performed to original music by live band led by Sahara Beck. Soaring vocals blast female pride power as the boys' slick tomfoolery and hooliganism are bathed in suave synth, heady hooks and swelling strings. Carnie queens serve up camp-cabaret fantasy circus, drag and comedy in a sexy showcase of outrageous entertainment.
January 15-22, 2021 at Big Top/ The Woodside Pleasure Garden, Russell Sq, Northbridge. Inspired by the Georgian male voice tradition, the choir’s repertoire ranges from traditional Georgian songs to surprising covers. The choir performs original works by Stephen Taberner, along with works arranged (and disarranged) by Ryan Morrison, Digby Hill, Micheál McCarthy and others.
January 15-21, 2021 at the Edith Spiegeltent. Melbourne based Head First Acrobats perform some very impressive feats along with slapstick comedy narrated by a mechanical female voice. Subversive and hilarious, a story of three enthusiastic and acrobatic scientists who attempt to create the elixir of life. Acrobatics, tongue-in-cheek humour, sweaty muscles and smiling faces.
January 15-17, 27-28, 2021, 6:45pm. Perth's best and brightest. Queering and endearing, here, queer, live stand-up comedy. Jackson is bisexual, bipolar, with two working brain cells; Charlotte is bubbly, bright, fueled by constant rage; Cody... well, he needs a boyfriend. An hour of laughs, fun, guests, and looking for a boyfriend for Cody. Get tickled pink w/ the Three Broke Gays.
January 15 - February 14, 2021, 8:15pm at The Edith Spiegeltent. Winner of Best Circus at Adelaide Fringe 2020! A decadent blend of sensational acrobatics, operatic cabaret and tongue in cheek burlesque. A non-stop celebration of the astonishing, surprising, subversive and the supremely sexy: award-winning Australian circus sensation Rouge brings an outrageous brand of adult circus.
January 15-21, 2021, 9pm. Celebrating music and style of Madonna throughout the decades. Love her or hate her, everybody knows her; she's a diva, a fashion icon and now a circus! Drag Diva Barbie Q as Madonna brings together aerialists and acrobats from Kinetica with Mr Boylesque Australia 2017 Karl Kayoss + high-energy dancers. A collision of drag, circus, dance and cabaret.
January 15 - February 13, 2021, 11:15pm Friday + Saturday shows at the Edith Spiegeltent. A variety mash-up of circus superstars, Spiegeltent legends and the hottest acts of this year's FRINGE WORLD, presented by your favourite acrobats; the boys from Head First (creators of smash hits Elixir and Railed) - some all-new amazing circus, with fully naked acrobats.
January 24-31, 2021, 9pm. Lady Gaga of the Jazz World Gavin Nicklette in an evening of intimate cabaret. Deciding the flow of the show, the audience selects songs to be performed. Games, polls and a little help from the Wheel of Chance guarantee every night will be unique. Gavin shares jazz/pop-fused versions of favourite songs with hilarious, sometimes heart-wrenching, stories.
January 27-30, 2021, 6pm. Playwright Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues debuted in 1996 and became an international phenomenon. Her groundbreaking collection of monologues are just as relevant and powerful today. Dramatic, hilarious and poignant, Lit Live's chorus of voices celebrate the vagina, sexuality, genitalia, and body image. Not just a show for those who have one....
January 27 - February 3, 2021. Ready to make you c*m again + again. With a cast of old and new faces, this new show will leave you screaming for more: Circus, Drag, Pole Dance and Live Music. Your deepest fantasies will be filled, leaving you to ask: Why am I so Turned on right now? NOT for the faint of heart/ defiantly for the Filthy of mind. All of Perth is set to get FILTHY!
January 30 - February 7, 2021. Laugh like a Hyena, cry like Dumbo, grin like a Cheshire cat in a Whole New World you didn't know you needed. Prepare to have childhood dreams shattered like Cinderella's glass slipper in an elephant graveyard of adult fantasies + gender-bending fairy godmothers. Follow much loved Disney characters to discover sides of them you never knew existed.
February 2-6, 2021, 5:30pm. Come and pay tribute to the undisputed worldwide emperor of glam pop! Whip out those old flares and zhoozh your hair as Matthew Hadgraft (ABBALive) sings up the greatest party night of the decade - just like the movie, but wayyy better ‘cause you’re allowed to sing along.
February 4-6, 2021, 9-10pm at The Laugh Resort at The Shoe Bar & Cafe, Yagan Sq. Rising up the WA comedy ranks with impressive skill, affable bite and excitable wit. She is a champion for body positivity and has some rather remarkable body quirks.
February 5 - March 5, 2021 - annual arts festival of film screenings theater, dance, music, film, writers events, visual arts, fireworks -- and more, at venues around town, including at the State Theatre Centre, His Majesty’s Theatre, Subiaco Arts Centre and Quarry Amphitheatre, Perth Concert Hall, mainstage and Chevron Festival Gardens. See full program details at:
February 5-7, 2021, 6:15pm, Cinema 6. How do individuals deal with isolation and darkness. We are told from a young age how to act, how to move, not to cry and how to live. Alexander was told he should be something that he is not. How can he survive if it seems there's no way out? Written, produced, directed and starring Shaun Gonzalvo: how the director dealt with his mental health.
February 5-6, 2021 9pm. Loveable-psycho, singer, gender-illusionist! The first Perth queen to win everything! The hysterical Lucy Lovegun + Veruca Sour may cause accidental leakage but this promises to be a damn fun (wet) night out! The 2020 Proud Awards Entertainer of the Year, Cougar Morrison is A deliciously fierce pixie, dripping in velvet and jewels, Absolutely mesmerising!
February 8-13, 2021, 9pm. The creme de la creme of Perth queens defy the binary of performance and gender. The explosive cast of Burlesque/ Boylesque stars includes Miss Burlesque Australia 2018 and several state champions! A bevy of gender diverse Drag royalty lend their talents to the art of striptease. You'll leave aroused, confused and wanting more!
February 9-13, 2021, 7pm. Growing up gay in Perth in the 90s isn't easy. But if you have a hair brush, a discman and Mariah Carey on repeat, what more do you need? Cabaret featuring songs from Judy Garland, Whitney Houston, Julie Andrews, Tina Arena, Kylie Minogue and more, join Peter as he gives you his own spin on these classic power ballads and pop bops that we all know and love.
February 10-14, 2021, 9pm. Drag king/ ladies man/ f*ck boy. competitive lap dancer Justin searches for his wiener. He pelvic thrusted into the heart of Perth's drag scene, smashing glass ceilings, and charming audiences. Perth's first King of the Court in the annual Court Hotel drag competition, he brings charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent to FRINGE WORLD Festival 2021.
March 10 - April 7, 2021 at Palace Raine Square, Luna on SX, Leederville and Windsor. Annual screenings - the largest festival dedicated to French films in the world. To include films: Aline, Calamity, une enfance de Martha Jane Cannary, Été 85, J'irai où tu iras, L'homme qui a vendu sa peau, Miss, Un divan à Tunis, Un triomphe, Un vrai bonhomme....
October, 2021. Palace Raine Square + Luna on SX Cinemas present the best new films from Italy. Screening in Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra and Byron Bay (in socially-distanced settings) and in Melbourne (as conditions permit). With Australian premieres, heartfelt dramas and hilarious comedies, cinemagoers will be transported to Rome, Naples, Palermo, and beyond.
November 13-28, 2021 (TBC). Saturday Parade + Pride Festival Celebration of Western Australian with on-stage music, dance, theatre, visual arts, comedy performers, community groups. The Saturday Parade was cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions. See updates at FB page and:
January - February, 2022. After the summer holidays have ended, FRINGE WORLD keeps the good summer vibes going in Perth for 30 days of Perthect entertainment. Comedy, circus, free/ family entertainment, theatre, visual arts, music, musicals, dance and cabaret presented by W Australian artists + performers from around world, at venues all over the Perth metropolitan area.