Peter Maddern

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Feb 19

FRINGE 2018 – MAGIC – Matt Tarrant : Unsolved – Gluttony – 4.5K

By Julia Cudsi   Matt Tarrant can hardly be considered a new addition to the Adelaide Fringe – with sold out shows in each successive Adelaide Fringe since 2012, and a star turn on Australian Survivor,  he has become something of a fixture in South Australia. Having said that, I have never had the opportunity to see one of …

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Feb 18

FRINGE 2018 – CIRCUS – The Displaced – Tandanya – 4K

By Julia Cudsi In the interests of full disclosure, I was extremely confused at the beginning of this show – I had intended, and prepared to attend, an improv show and was mightily confused when (what I had assumed to be a brief warm-up act of gymnastics) went on for more than 15 minutes. This …

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Feb 18

FRINGE COMEDY, THEATRE – Grand Final Day – Tarndanya Theatre – 4K

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“Life is a game, football is serious”. This football comedy will appeal to even the most casual fan of the game. An ideal family fringe entertainment. Kryztoff Rating 4K

Feb 18

FRINGE CABARET — YUMMY — The Garden of Unearthly Delights — 4K

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YUMMY is a modern drag show for the adventurous fringe-goer. Its extravagant costumes, fun characters and perfectly choreographed, provocative dance hits will leave you mesmerised and wanting more. YUMMY runs for another two weeks until Sunday 4th March. Kryztoff Rating 4K

Jan 01

THEATRE – Rocky Horror Show – Festival Theatre – 4.5K

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Don’t kid yourself that you’ve seen all this before. This Rocky Horror Show is highly commendable theatre in keeping with many years of fine New Year musicals in this town. 4.5K

Dec 15

Club Swizzle – The Space – 4.5K

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Club Swizzle is an event that won’t soon be forgotten. 4.5K

Nov 22

THEATRE – Vale – State Theatre Company – Playhouse – 4K

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The pace and the elements of the story are nicely sorted and the conclusion pulsating and shocking, made very good by a cast and crew who are all on their game. Mark Saturno is excellent as the self-made, not terribly bright control freak. 4K

Nov 20

THEATRE – Brideshead Revisited – Independent Theatre – Goodwood Institute – 3.5K

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As always ambitious, but with Rob Croser and Will Cox at the helm off and on stage respectively, IT once again delivers commendable theatre. 3.5K

Nov 12

THEATRE – Spring Awakening – Stirling Community Theatre – 3.5K

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This is another thoroughly enjoyable HMC production featuring some excellent up and coming talent. 3.5K

Oct 25

THEATRE – Switzerland – Dunstan Playhouse – 3.5K

It’s an intense 90 minutes but the actors keep you engrossed in the banter and the belief of both their characters. 3.5K