Adelaide’s classy, sassy Women with Latitude collide with Perth’s off-the-wall Ballpoint Penguins and a capella explodes. The women’s harmonies shimmer through an eclectic mix from the 20th-century songbook. The Penguins’ disruptive musical comedy probes life’s deep questions: Intelligent design, retail rehab & the ecstasy of iceberg lettuce.
The Penguins have stormed the intellectual barricades of decent right-minded folk around Australia including FringeWorld Perth & Port Fairy. “In Australia the benchmark for this kind of a capella singing is the quartet The Idea of North...The Ballpoint Penguins have the same high standard of vocal harmony” (The West Australian).
Women with Latitude hit a high note in 2015 backing Gurrumul’s Gospel Songs tour. “They provided a beautiful soft backdrop...embellishing every note with a restrained ethereal presence...the whole effect was superb” (The Clothesline). This year their sought-after sound backed highly awarded Australian film “Girl Asleep"