Melbourne Fringe Festival, which runs from 21 September to 9 October, has a great variety of puppetry on offer. There's the Cautionary Tale of Barry Von Peabody, a curious tale of unrequited love and murder?, created and performed by Jacob Williams. The production is performed in a tiny tent, which only seats twelve, set up in Jacob's garden in Brunswick East.
'Still Awake Still' is a Jump Leads production, created & directed by Jessica Wilson, featuring one grand piano, three mischievous musicians and a most peculiar dream. Then there's X-Pirates - a puppet adventure - featuring Zombie pirates, steam-punk robots, monsters of the deep and an epic skeleton army sword battle, X is Terrible Comfortʼs newest work.
'Squaring the Wheel'- how to complicate easy things (pictured above) takes place when a curious and playful tramp meets a strange world of contraptions and machines, everything turns into a challenging and surprising discovery.
Then there's The Magical Oak Tree - a monstrous musical adventure, with a huge cast of colourful characters to entertain young and old, this Melbourne made production is sure to awaken the little monster inside us all.
For the full program and bookings, check out the festival fringe program here!