Sydney Fringe International Line-up

The Sydney Fringe Festival has just released tickets for the Archie Rose Touring Hub and the Dringe Circus Hub, presenting award winning performances from international Fringe Festivals around the world. The festival will feature nine works of theatre and two circus performances from five countries, highlighting some of the most exciting and promising performances from around the world.

Below is a taste of what international shows will be performing at the Sydney Fringe Touring Hub. Such an extraordinary range talent and diversity through these performances is a testament to the exciting new works that will be showcased at the Sydney Fringe Festival in September.


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Maggot

Winners of the Adelaide Fringe Tour Ready Award and nominees for the Most Promising Emerging Company, Scungebags Theatre are bringing back their anarchic sketch show merging clown, dance and character comedy. Created by New Zealand artists Angela Fought, Elle Woottoon and Freya Finch.

27, 29 September
https://sydneyfringe.com/2018-program/feature-events-2018/2018/9/27/maggot
Old 505 Theatre
5 Eliza Street,
Newtown


Blue Island 99

This one-man show performed by Tzu-Chieh Hsueh directed by Keng Cheng is a unique insight into the Asian LGBTQI+ community. This show is filled with music, dance and other multimedia elements.


Eggistentialism

Demonstrating the comical quest of a modern woman in her fertile years, the protagonist explores the different elements of reproducing her genes. Written by Irish artist Joanne Ryan, Eggistentialism uncovers some of the modern issues with being a woman and tackling fertility.

11 September 2018
https://sydneyfringe.com/2018-program/feature-events-2018/2018/9/11/eggsistentialism
Old 505 Theatre
5 Eliza Street,
Newtown


Jane Doe

A participatory show where one performer leads a public reading of a rape trial script. Audience members participate, adopting different roles in the case, feeding in live responses via their phones. This is a new show from New York writer and director Eleanor Bishop, and it aims to reflect on rape culture in our communities.

15, 29 September 2018
https://sydneyfringe.com/2018-program/feature-events-2018/2018/9/25/jane-doe
Old 505 Theatre
5 Eliza Street,
Newtown


DollyWould

After sold-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, DollyWould is a new production by UK based Sh!t Theatre about country legend Dolly Parton, cloning, branding, immortality and death.

1,8 September 2018
https://sydneyfringe.com/2018-program/feature-events-2018/2018/9/1/dolly-would
Old 505 Theatre
5 Eliza Street,
Newtown


The Break Up [We Need to Talk]

New Zealand company Binge Culture creates and destroys an entire relationship from scratch in a mere five hours through nothing but a desperate conversation.

25-26 September 2018
https://sydneyfringe.com/2018-program/feature-events-2018/2018/9/25/breakup-we-need-to-talk
Old 505 Theatre
5 Eliza Street,
Newtown


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How to Period Like a Unicorn and My Greatest Period Ever

Two new shows by Lucy Peach will discuss periods. She plays with different forms such as science, stories and music to empower women and promote body positivity.

13-15 September 2018
https://sydneyfringe.com/2018-program/feature-events-2018/2018/9/13/my-greatest-period-ever
Old 505 Theatre
5 Eliza Street,
Newtown


Not only are there innovative and exciting new pieces of international theatre coming to Sydney, the Sydney Fringe Circus Hub will provide another dimension of live performance. Some highlights from the Sydney Fringe Circus Hub include:


The Women of Chasing Smoke

Australia’s only Indigenous contemporary circus ensemble is bringing back their award-winning performance from the Darwin Fringe Festival. Showcasing a special directors cut version of the show, it explores the world’s oldest living culture.

28-29 September 2018
https://sydneyfringe.com/2018-program/feature-events-2018/2018/9/28/chasing-smoke-by-casus
Legs Hub - Red Box
91 Canal Rd,
Lilyfield


Letters to an Unborn Child

Inspired by Karl Ove Knausgaard’s Autumn, Sydney’s Trapeze School uses the physical body, text and image to bring this to life through compelling circus theatre.

28,30 September 2018
https://sydneyfringe.com/2018-program/feature-events-2018/2018/9/28/letters-to-your-unborn-cild-by-brown-paper-circus
Legs Hub - Red Box
91 Canal Rd,
Lilyfield


Find tickets and more information about all of these shows here: https://sydneyfringe.com/2018-program/feature-events