Can you make it through this story without buying a Fringe ticket?
FRINGE WORLD Festival 2017 kicks off on Friday January 20 and there's more than 700 events that you can get tickets to right now.
Your favourite playground The Pleasure Garden is returning
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A stone's throw from The Perth Cultural Centre, The Pleasure Garden is a relaxing green space with outdoor BBQ, nightly free entertainment and home of the FRINGE WORLD Mermaids.
It's free entry to get into the Garden, and the box office will sort you out with the pleasurable nightly program of cabaret, circus and much more in the two Spiegeltents (Salon Perdu and The West Australian Spiegeltent) and two circus tents.
Of course, a trip to the Fringe is not complete without visiting FRINGE Central
Photo by Cam Campbell
Whether you're new to Fringe or a Fringe Binge regular, the best place to start your Fringe adventure is at FRINGE Central in The Perth Cultural Centre.
It's the centre of the FRINGE WORLD universe and there's loads of venues in close walking distance.
The Urban Orchard and De Parel Spiegeltent are must do's for every Fringe visit. Grab your mates for a pre-show drink under the magical fountain bar then make your way to a show for an evening of Fringe entertainment.
Enjoy comedy for all tastes
The Fringe comedy program is massive, and the best way to sort through it is by checking out one of these venues with massively entertaining comedy shows on offer:
See entertainment like nothing else on offer in Perth
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Use the Fringe UV Rating to find shows that are suitable to see with your plus one.
Choose Very Hot shows to see something that you won't find anywhere else but at the Fringe.
Experience world class theatre and performance
Summer Nights at The Blue Room Theatre
From award-winning theatre to ground-breaking performances, FRINGE WORLD has it all.
RECKLESS ACTS is PICA's bold new program for adventurous theatre and performance lovers.
The Blue Room Theatre Summer Nights is the handcrafted season of theatre and performance taking over The Blue Room Theatre and State Theatre Centre of Western Australia's Studio Underground. It's a program that surprises, delights, provokes and exhilarates with some of the most exceptional theatre and performance of the season.
You wouldn't visit FRINGE without experiencing some local talent
De Parel Spiegeltent. Photo by John Marshall
We encourage all Perthlings to support your local WA talent this Fringe.
When you enjoy a Westralian show you are supporting our very own Homegrown Heroes, the talented local artists and performers that make our state and city shine. Thanks to Woodside for helping us shine the spotlight on the best in the West.
When you need to take it up a notch, try some Fringe luxe at Cathedral Square
Experience a whole new level of Fringe Luxe at our new hub of Fringe entertainment at Cathedral Square.
Check out the amazing 5 star entertainment, food and beverage offerings available in the precinct.
You can pre-plan your adventure online using our handy planner
To help you plan your Fringe Binge and make the most of the 31 day Festival, we've developed a new online scheduling tool.
If you're still stuck for what to see, head to a box office
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If you would prefer to talk to a human and get their advice on what to see, head to a FRINGE WORLD box office.
During the Festival artists will be around the box offices most nights to tell you about their show.
Congrats on reading this far!Click on the link below to browse all of the events in the program and get to know more about the 700 shows on offer in the 2017 Festival. Make sure to check out a whole bunch of entertainment before the Fringe ends on 19 Feb.
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