Head First Acrobats – Railed (Melbourne Fringe)

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Head First Acrobats present, as a part of the 2019 Melbourne Fringe Festival


Well known for their international sensation, Elixir – smash hit of 2018 and winner of Best Circus and Physical Theatre Award at Adelaide Fringe (along with a slew of sold-out shows all over the world) – the boys from Head First Acrobats premiere their latest high voltage offering, Railed, at this years’ Melbourne Fringe Festival.

A Western-themed Circus Spectacular combining trademark physical talents, finely chiselled bodies, and impeccable comic timing, prepare yourself for a collision of bare-chested Circus and bare-knuckle bar fights.

Directed by Debra Batton and John Walton, Railed features much lauded Head First Acrobats ensemble members AJ Saltalamacchia, Callan Harris, Adam O’Connor-McMahon and Harley Timmermans. A racy, heart-stopping display of the finest acrobatics, leave your expectations at home, come to the wrong side of the tracks, and let the boys of Head First steal your hearts.

★★★★★ – Glam Adelaide (Railed)
★★★★ – Fest Magazine (Railed)
★★★★★ – The Advertiser Adelaide (Elixir)
★★★★★ – The Clothes Line (Elixir)
★★★★½ – InDaily (Elixir)
★★★★★ – The West Australian (Elixir)

Created by Cal Harris, Thomas Gorham, Harley Timmermans, and Adam O’Connor McMahon
Directed by Debra Batton and John Walton
Performed by Harley Timmermans, Adam O’Connor McMahon, Anthony Joseph Saltalamacchia, and Cal Harris
Lighting Design by Max Mackenzie
Set Design by Jacob Battista

12 – 25 September
Tues to Sun: 12 – 14 September, 8:30pm | 15 – 25 September, 7pm
Tickets: $39 Full, $35 Concession
Bookings: (03) 9660 9666 and online at www.melbournefringe.com.au
Venue: Wonderland Spiegeltent – Federation Square (The Paddock) Batman Avenue, Melbourne

Running Time: 55 mins
Please note: this show contains sexual themes, humour, and mild coarse language. Suitable for ages 15+

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Photograph Credits:
Photographer: Frank Packer
Subjects (L-R in red landscape): Thomas Gorham, Harley Timmermans, Cal Harris and Adam O’Connor McMahon
Subjects (L-R in white images):
Image 1: Cal Harris, Adam O’Connor McMahon, Thomas Gorham, and Harley Timmermans
Image 2: Cal Harris, Thomas Gorham, Harley Timmermans, and Adam O’Connor McMahon
Image 3: Cal Harris and Adam O’Connor McMahon