Peter Maddern

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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

FRINGE COMEDY: Impromptunes – The Completely Improvised Musical – Parasol Lounge at Gluttony – 3K

By Ben Watson The Impromptunes cast, along with their very capable pianist, create an entirely improvised musical each night (as the title explains). The performers introduce the improvisational concept before an audience suggestion is randomly chosen and the premier/finale show is commenced. As no two shows are the same, excitement of the unknown lures crowds …

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