Peter Maddern

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A PROMENADE OF SHORTS – Red Phoenix Theatre – Holden Street – 4.5K

Bold and imaginative in conception and delivery, A Promenade of Shorts is a wonderful return to local theatre in this town. 4.5K

FRINGE THEATRE – Our Solar System – Holden Street Theatres – 4.5K

An intimate and wholehearted one-man performance, Our Solar System is refreshingly honest and unpretentious theatre. Exciting newcomers to the Fringe scene. Kryztoff 4.5K

FRINGE THEATRE – SPITFIRE SOLO – BAKEHOUSE – 4.5K

Written and performed by Nicholas Collett, this is a superb show – what used to be appreciated as great solo theatre. 4.5K

Fringe Comedy – George Glass Proves the Existence of God – LVL 5 @ RCC – 3K

George Glass bring their unique brand of comedy with cleverly crafted lyrics, rock solid instrumental performances and high energy storytelling to their latest performance at this year’s Adelaide Fringe — ‘George Glass Proves the Existence of God’.

FRINGE THEATRE – A Special Day – Black Box Theatre (Adelaide Botanic Garden) – 5K

A tender remake of the Ettore Scola film, A Special Day. Mesmerising theatre, a past era brought alive again, a delicate rendering of themes still relevant today. Kryztoff 5K

Fringe Theatre – Cold War – Little Theatre @ RCC – 2K

Doppelgangster’s ‘Cold War’ is high energy, fast-paced contemporary theatre – complete with live punk interludes. It’s frenzied, chaotic and doesn’t make much sense, but if you can leave any expectations at the door, you might just enjoy yourself.

Fringe 2020 – Black Box Theatre – Enterprise – 3.5K

By Ben Watson Written by Brian Parks, Enterprise is a satirical depiction of the honest truths found within the corporate skyscrapers of Manhattan. Four enthusiastic colleagues sense the lingering downfall of their company and hastily commence work on a proposal to win over executives and save the business. Among bickering and collusion, the corporate employees …

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FRINGE THEATRE – ADELAIDE SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL – Fulham Community Centre – 3K

All actors did well but watch out in the future for Allisa Stapleton, Tim Stoeckel and Kurt Benton relishing perhaps the most difficult roles. 3K

FRINGE 2020 – Taboo – The Adina Treasury Tunnels – 4K

A compelling story of a formidable woman, a forbidding past, and the extraordinary power in the taboo. Kryztoff Rating 4K

FESTIVAL – DANCE NATION – STATE THEATRE – Scott Theatre – 2.5K

As a 2019 Pulitzer Prize finalist Dance Nation will divide its audience. This reviewer can only think the pool for that Pulitzer was pretty shallow. 2.5K