Peter Maddern

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OzAsia Music – Symbiosis – 4K

By Ben Watson The night opened with an incredible instrumental performance from Adelaide-based group, Didier Kumalo. For the first hour the 4-piece band showcased their musical prowess, encouraging the audience to move as they played a range of covers and original tracks. Lead guitarist, Dylan Marshall, amazed the crowd through his impressive soloing. The band …

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OZASIA MUSIC – Shik Shak Shok – Nexus Arts – 3K

Hadi Zeidan’s ‘Shik Shak Shok’ is an immersion into a different world – a modern rendering of 1980s Beirut that draws you in with dim lighting, pulsating belly dance music and a crowded bar.

OZ ASIA 2019 – Totes Adorbs Hurricane – Nexus – 4.5K

As much enjoyment one can have at the theatre without getting naked. 4.5K

OzAsia Theatre – Cuckoo – Jaha Koo – 4K

Mesmerising visuals, an original score and a unique interpretation of the economic consequences resulting from South Korea’s solution to the 1997 financial crisis. 4K

OZASIA DANCE – What the Day Owes to the Night – Dunstan Playhouse – 4.5K

Compagnie Hervé Koubi’s Australian premiere of ‘What the Day Owes to the Night’ is a mesmerising, high-energy exploration of culture, movement and human connection.

OZASIA THEATRE – £¥€$ (LIES) – Space Theatre – 4K

Ontroerend Goed’s £¥€$ (LIES) delivers an absolutely unique and engaging theatre experience in this year’s OzAsia Festival, that will leave you questioning the foundations of the global economy. It’s all about trust, and how far you’re willing to go.

OzAsia – Silk Road Ensemble – Caravanserai – 3K

A multicultural music performance showcasing traditional song and dance founded across the intercontinental Silk Road trade routes. 3K

OzAsia – TECHNO CIRCUS – SIRO-A – 4K

A show perfect for the whole family; funny, fast-paced, visually amazing and full of flare – 4K

THEATRE – Jasper Jones – Playhouse – 4.5K

A wholehearted retelling of a story that may well claim to the title of “The Great Australian Story”. Thought provoking and as relevant . Kryztoff Rating 4.5

BABY REINDEER – Summerhall – 4.5K

Gripping story and brilliant delivery make for a riveting hour or high quality theatre. 4.5K