Anthony Nguyen

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FRINGE 2018: Elixir – 4.5K


By Anthony Nguyen With many successful Fringe seasons since 2015, the Melbourne-based boys of Head First Acrobats are back at the 2018 Adelaide Fringe with their internationally-acclaimed show, Elixir. Recreated and reimagined for a spiegeltent audience, Elixir presents a different style of circus entertainment, interweaving elements of storytelling and physical comedy. Elixir follows the story …

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FRINGE 2018: Goodie Two Shoes – 4K


By Anthony Nguyen James McLean is no stranger to the Adelaide Fringe scene with his highly-praised shows A Kick in the Head and Other Seduction Techniques in 2012-2013 and Big Enough and Ugly Enough in 2015-2016. SA-native McLean once again returns with his charismatic personality and charming wit for the 2018 Adelaide Fringe with his …

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FRINGE 2018: Beer V Wine Degustation Dinner – 5K


By Anthony Nguyen It is without question that South Australian culture is celebrated at its heart through their world-famous wines brewed in various local wineries across the region. The 2018 Adelaide Fringe highlights the extensive beer and wine culture with a fun evening in the Barossa Valley with the Beer V Wine Degustation Dinner. Hosted by …

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FRINGE 2018: F**k Tinder – 3.5K


By Anthony Nguyen In the 21st Century age of online dating apps, many people are familiar with the disillusions of chasing a digital romance. Self-proclaimed Scottish single man, Chris Henry, attempts to revive the romance by bringing lonely singles back into the pubs with his comedy event, F**k Tinder, for the 2018 Adelaide Fringe. Social …

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FRINGE 2017: Neel Kolhatkar – #ObjectifyNeel – 4K


By Anthony Nguyen At only 22 years of age, Sydney-based comedian, Neel Kolhatkar, is experienced in the comedy scene and has made a name on Youtube making comedic videos with over 350,000 subscribers. And so, Kolhatkar steps off the screen and onto the stage bringing his new comedy tour aptly titled #ObjectifyNeel to the 2017 …

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FRINGE 2016: Amos Gill – Netflix and Gill – 4.5K


By Anthony Nguyen More commonly known from hit107’s breakfast show, Amos Gill steps away from the radio and presents his comedy show Netflix and Chill for the 2016 Adelaide Fringe. Born and raised in South Australia, Gill has earned many nominations for his past standup comedy work including Best Emerging Comedian at the 2013 Melbourne …

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FRINGE 2016: James McLean – Big Enough and Ugly Enough – 4.5K


By Anthony Nguyen After a successful sold-out Fringe season in 2015, James McLean is back which a revised production of his hilariously uplifting show, Big Enough and Ugly Enough, through the assistance and tutorship of award-winning artist, Wes Snelling. Having seen James McLean’s show premiering at last year’s Fringe, I had the pleasure to once …

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FRINGE 2016: Gym Junkie – 4K


By Anthony Nguyen Dressed in brightly coloured, tight-fitting activewear, Lisa-Marie Ryan represents the modern woman (and man) who has a complicated love-hate relationship with going to the gym. Ryan’s one-woman cabaret show, befittingly titled Gym Junkie, presents a hilarious 12-step guide to help start your gym experience; going through all topics from workout clothes to …

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FRINGE 2016: Aerial – 4.5K


By Anthony Nguyen It is without a doubt that circus shows are hugely popular at the Adelaide Fringe every year, and Aerial is one of the acts that does not fail to impress. As the title would suggest, Aerial essentially features airborne stunts and acrobatics, particularly with aerial silk. Presented by the local talents of …

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FRINGE 2016: Dinner with the Stars Show – 4K


By Anthony Nguyen Once again, the Adelaide Fringe proves that there are many quality shows that appeal to the older adult crowd, and one great example of this is the Dinner with the Stars Show. Featuring The Desirables of award-winning Adelaide band, Pulse, live music entertainment is provided all night long in a 4 hour …

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