FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is A Midnight Visit?
A Midnight Visit is an interactive and immersive indoor theatrical experience, created by  Broad Encounters Productions and originally produced by Broad Encounters and Groundswell Productions. Conceived and designed as a ‘choose-your-own-adventure’, guests are invited to let their curiosity lead the way as they travel through a multi-room dreamscape filled with otherworldly characters and exquisite scenes.

The show features adult concepts, uneven floors, small and large spaces, low-level lighting and many thrilling sights and encounters.

Where can I see it?
Following its 12-week debut in Sydney, A Midnight Visit is being reimagined and presented as part of the FRINGE WORLD 2019 festival at the Girls School, running from 22 January – 3 March, Tuesdays – Sundays. The show will take place over 34 rooms and three storeys in this historic East Perth site.

How long does the show go for?
Visitors are welcome to explore the space for 60 – 75 minutes at their own pace.

How much are tickets?
All ticketing information can be found on the A Midnight Visit page of the FRINGE WORLD website.

Can I sit down during the show if I get tired?
There are not many places to sit during the show as you spend most of your time walking through the many rooms in the set exploring all the different areas.

Is the show suitable for pregnant woman?
Yes. We have had many pregnant women attend the show.

Is the show accessible?
Due to the nature of the event and the venue, A Midnight Visit is not fully wheelchair accessible. However, we can accommodate partial access for a limited number of wheelchair bookings. Please contact access@fringeworld.com.au to find out more information. Please don’t book tickets online but instead contact one of FRINGE WORLD’s friendly team to run through the options with you.

Is it scary? Will there be jump scares?
The show is more gothic and mysterious than scary. There are no jump scares, but there is some suggestively gruesome set installations and themes of death.

I have claustrophobia. Is it possible to attend the show and avoid small confined spaces?
A Midnight Visit is a ‘choose your own adventure’ kind of experience. The set contains many small and large spaces which you can choose to enter or avoid as you wish. You will not at any point to be coerced to move into a confined area.

Will I be separated from my partner/group?
Groups may be randomly split up – but not for the entire duration of the show.

Do you have a cloakroom?
Yes, there is a cloakroom at the venue. All bags will need to be checked in here before the show begins, and can be collected afterwards. We do advise you arrive at the venue as unencumbered as possible to avoid queuing.

Is there food and drink available?
Yes! We have a great variety of food and drink available at our bar The Raven’s Rest, which will be open throughout the event.

Is there an age limit?
The show is recommended for individuals over 15 years. Anyone between 12 and 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. The show is not suitable for anyone under 12.

Can I take photographs in the show?
Photography is not permitted during the show in any of the performance spaces. You are very welcome to take pictures in the foyer and bar area however.

Can I visit the bathroom during the show?
Toilets are located at the end of the Box Office & Cloakroom corridor. We advise you use them before your show starts, as there are limited toilets inside the show.

What are your operating hours?
The show runs Tuesday to Sunday evening every week. There are multiple performance times on each day – please visit our page on the FRINGE WORLD website to view specific showtimes.

Do I need to bring my reading glasses?
It is advised to wear your reading glasses if you need them. Before the show, you will need to sign a waiver, and it is important that this is legible before you sign. If you do need them for this purpose, arrive early so you can sign your waiver and then check in your glasses to the cloakroom.

We acknowledge the Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which we visit and pay our respects to the elders past, present and emerging.