Stepping into the steamy suds: An opening night review of BRIEFS: DIRTY LAUNDRY

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Briefs: Dirty Laundry
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Step into the Sydney Spiegeltent, where the air is electric with anticipation and the atmosphere crackles with excitement. The stage is set for a journey into the fantastical world of BRIEFS: Dirty Laundry, presented by the irreverent minds of Briefs Factory. Led by the enigmatic Fez Faanana, also known as the fabulous Shivannah, this opening night promises a whirlwind of dazzling performances and unapologetic showmanship.

At the helm of this glittering extravaganza is Fez Faanana, whose magnetic presence as MC sets the tone for the evening. With wit as sharp as sequins and charm as sparkling as champagne, Shivannah invites the audience into a realm where inhibitions are shed like yesterday’s laundry.

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The lineup of performers is a testament to Briefs Factory’s commitment to pushing boundaries and redefining entertainment. Mark “Captain Kidd” Winmill ignites the stage with his fiery display of showmanship, wielding LED hula hoops with mesmerizing skill. Thomas Worrell takes flight with breathtaking grace as he commands the Lyra, showcasing aerial feats that defy gravity.

But it’s not just about individual talents; it’s about the synergy of the ensemble. Luka Hubbard, aka Nastia, and Dylan Rodriguez, aka Serenity, captivate with their dynamic acrobatics, evoking the spirit of Romy and Michele with a twist of daring athleticism. Brett Rosengreen, our Fab Daddy, exudes charisma as he struts his stuff, while Rowan Thomas mesmerizes with his mastery of the Cyr wheel.

And then there’s Dale Woodridge-Brown, whose presence adds an extra layer of intrigue to the spectacle. Each performer brings their unique flair to the stage, yet together they form a kaleidoscope of creativity and camaraderie.

What sets BRIEFS: Dirty Laundry apart is its fearless embrace of the unconventional. Inspired by circus, drag, dance, burlesque, and comedy, the show transcends boundaries to deliver a truly immersive experience. With glitter stains and ballsy attitude aplenty, it’s a celebration of individuality and unabashed self-expression.

As the night unfolds, the audience finds themselves swept up in a whirlwind of intoxicating physicality and gob-smacking comedy. From jaw-dropping stunts to moments of poignant reflection, BRIEFS: Dirty Laundry offers a rollercoaster ride of emotions that leaves hearts racing and spirits soaring.

In the hands of Briefs Factory, performance becomes not just entertainment, but a platform for exploration and empowerment. Through their boundary-pushing artistry, they challenge norms, provoke thought, and ultimately, unite audiences in a shared celebration of the human spirit.

  • Get your tickets early, this show is sure to sell out!
  • Dress to impress (or not, there’s no judgment here!).
  • Be prepared to be wowed and see cheeky skin that will make you bite your lips.

So, turn your cycle to HOT and prepare to be dazzled, delighted, and utterly captivated. BRIEFS: Dirty Laundry is not just a show; it’s an experience that lingers long after the final curtain falls. On stage from 20 Feb – 15 Mar 2024 with tickets from $55 per adult.

Sydney Spiegeltent
Entertainment Quarter
122 Lang Rd, Moore Park NSW 2021, Australia
Purchase tickets online