Vincent Coleman

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ADELAIDE FRINGE 2013 – Desperately Seeking The Exit – Peter Michael Mario – The Austral

__ –> Have you ever seen the 1985 classic Desperately Seeking Susan, where Rosanna Arquette loses her memory and takes on the identity of Madonna as a street-hustler on the run from the Mob? If not, you should, but if not imagine if this wacky 80s dramady were to be remade as a musical, but …

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FRINGE 2013 – Tumble Circus: This is what we do for a living – The Birdcage – 4K

Up a flight of inconspicuous stairs lit with electric candles, down a seemingly endless prison-beige hallway resides The Birdcage, the most beautiful condemned cinema you will ever see. Radiohead’s Creep fills the cavernous space. Pastel coloured metal folding chairs line the shallow stepped stairs, the shrieking scrapes as they are pulled out and shuffled around …

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FRINGE 2013 Victoria Healy’s Anatomy – Gluttony – 2.5K

By Vincent Coleman Victoria Healy is a female comedian. There is an awful stereotype around female comedians, that being that they are either a) not funny, or b) they are funny, at the expense of their own dignity. Personally, I disagree with both of these sentiments. Women can be, and often are, funny as fuck. …

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FRINGE 2013 – Gallic Symbol – Marcel Lucont – Tuxedo Cat – 4K

  Vincent Coleman The French have a long held a reputation for decadence and disdain in equal parts. Deserved or not, Marcel Lucont is more than deserving of said reputation, and a lot more. Somewhere between Serge Gainsbourg and Bernard Black, the UK’s favourite English-loathing French comedian is a sweaty mess of charm, misogyny, wit, …

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