Alyssa Pradhan

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FRINGE 2015: Thin, White and Erudite – Producer’s Cranny – 3.5K

In this show, being thin, white and erudite are really the only things comedians Nick O’Connell and Patrick McCaffrie have in common. Despite performing back to back in this one hour set, the two performers differ significantly in style and content. O’Connell kicks off the show with the quintessential combination of accessible observations and self depreciating …

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FRINGE 2015: Scotch and Soda – Garden of Unearthly Delights, Aurora Spiegeltent – 5K

Held in the Garden of Unearthly Delight’s Aurora Spiegeltent, this spectacular show suits the venue perfectly as the audience is able to ogle in wonder at the performance from a variety of angles.  A heady blend of circus theatre and vibrant live music, Scotch and Soda is a delightfully intoxicating show, serving up an evening …

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FRINGE 2015: Amos Gill is Gillty – The Howling Owl – 3.5K

Having quickly ascended from Winner of SA Raw Comedy in 2012 to the dizzying heights of FM radio talk show host, Amos Gill still has a new performer’s unbridled enthusiasm, but coupled with the confidence and presence of a more experienced comedian. His familiar style is instantly likeable, reminiscent of that one bizarre-storytelling mate everyone …

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FRINGE 2015: Swing and Blues Dance Lessons for Beginners! – The German Club, Wolf Blass Weinkeller – 3.5K

Held in the humble basement of the German Club, this class is unstructured, unassuming and surprisingly successful. The slightly shambolic teaching and relaxed atmosphere suit the informal style of blues dance and set the scene well for the playful hour of clumsy dancing that ensues. What teachers Kira and Andy lack in polish they more …

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