Reviewer: Dale Anninos-Carter
Duration: 1 hour
Presented by: Gluttony
If I had to choose one word to describe this show, it’d have to be ‘outROUGEous’.
Rouge features six showmen/women all with unique and quirky skills which they perform as a group and individually throughout the show. From acrobatics to opera singing, Rouge will mesmerise you with its talents artists. They’ll also have you with your jaw on the floor from the utter sexual energy in the room, topped off with comedic genius.
The incredible balance displayed by the Rouge performers will leave you wondering why on earth you can’t even balance your work and social life. As they dangle and swing themselves through the air on a mere rope or hoop, using every muscle in their bodies (which are quite visible due to the lack of clothing), you’ll probably exit the show with inspiration to get fit and work off those pre-show beers.
Bring some gripping powder to this one too, you’ll most likely need it to get a good grasp on your chair, as you’ll be on the edge of your seat in suspense. Will they make the jump? Will they fall to their death? Who knows! One crowd member even whispering “this is so stressful.”
Now I probably wouldn’t take the kids to see this one, as Rouge consists of nudity and extreme sexual references. All I’m going to say is that there’s a carrot and a whip involved. Good luck if you’re sitting in the front row, you’ll be sure to have quite the experience. If the show wasn’t called Rouge, my best bet is that it would be called Acrobats With Attitude.
As you glare in awe and appreciate the beauty of the human body during the acrobatic scenes, Rouge knows just how to break it up and add a bit of sugar and spice to keep you on your toes – wondering what could possibly be next. Expect to learn a bit about the secret life of a lightbulb – you’ll never look at a lamp the same again.
Audience members were wanting more, here’s what some show-goers had to say:
“That was amazing, I’d see it again.”
“Rouge makes me want to go and buy some sexy lingerie.”
“How can one person have so many different talents?!”
It’s a yes from me.