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Haiku for Fringe Winners

Disclaimer: the writer of these haikus did not see any of these shows. (LOL.)


Fringe Fave ($5000)

Miss Fletcher Sings The Blues – Cuba Creative/The Bakery

Solo and winning

Miss Fletcher tries with music

To teach many things


Best of the Fringe

The Bookbinder – Trick of the Light Theatre

Highly Commended

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Bright Orange Walls

Best Theatre

The Bookbinder – Trick of the Light Theatre

Leather and paper

Magic and stories are a

True trick of the light


Most Original Concept

Dinner with Izzy and Simon

Intimate and, well…

Hard to haiku if not seen



Best Comedy

Why Do I Dream? – Sabrina D’Angelo


Funny funny lols all round

Also very strange


Best Production Design

Traces: Ghosts From the Archive – Longstaff Productions

Basement music shadows

A+ for strange promenade

Traces leaves traces


Best Outdoor / Circus

IQ2 – The Town Centre

Future Hotel for

This issue appropriate

Sound interactive


Best Music

Lines From The Nile – Rowena Simpson and Douglas Mews

British navy and

One hundred and seventy

Year old piano


Best Visual / Digital Arts

The Ochre Workshop – Charlotte Andrew

Natural ochre

On limestone blocks exhibit

Growing. also tea


Best Marketing

Famous Sharron: The Fame Game – Famous Sharron


Improv improved with glamour

Spandex and sparkle


Best Newcomer

I Could Live Here – Would You Rather Productions

Kiwi road tripping

at its best. Fun and rowdy

Yeah you would rather


Stand Out Performer

They Saw A Thylacine – Justine Campbell

What’s a thylacine?

Haiku is not the place to

learn that. Try Google


Best Solo Show

Everything is Surrounded By Water – my accomplice

No idea about

this one. What’s a soul anyway?

How do you lose it?


Spirit of The Fringe Award

Jennifer O’Sullivan

James Nokise

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