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Fringe 2020 – Daniel Connell – Cheers Big Ears – 3.5k

By Riccardo Barone “When you go shopping, what’s in others baskets? In one of them there was chicken breast, mars bars and a lub.” I am not going to write here the rest… (wink). Daniel Connell works hard on his comedy show with inspirational improvisations and solid ideas at the base. Hilarious is the reading …

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FRINGE 2020 – Renfield : In the Shadow of the Vampire – 4K

Is it madness to want to live forever? What lengths would you go to in order to postpone death? To maintain your youth, strength, vitality? This darkly funny production poses these questions and more. Nominally set in a lunatic asylum of the late 1800s the ideas it contains are pertinent to today’s world where we …

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Fringe 2020 : The Wild Unfeeling World : 4K

In the intimate setting of the Garden at Holden Street Theatres Casey Jay Andrews brings this sad, funny tale to life with wit and compassion. Protagonist Dylan feels that her life is falling apart. A mugging has left her without money or phone. She has just lost her job and has been asked to leave …

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History of The Early Blues Part II – Cal Williams Jr.+

Wheatsheaf Hotel March 1st – Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review by Gary CLarke – 5K ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Images courtesy of Aaron Root. Following on from Cal William’s sell out performances of part one of ‘Early Blues’ over the last few years Cal and his band ‘Great Moose’ decided to extrapolate on the theme extending into later incarnations …

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Fringe 2020 : The Nights by Henry Naylor : 5K

The Nights is a brilliantly executed piece of theatre by three times Fringe First Award winning playwright Henry Naylor. Set in Britain in the wake of 9/11 and the invasions of Iraq and Syria it deals with how our lives have been transformed by those events. It exposes the moral ambiguities that arise when we …

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Adelaide Fringe 2020 – Blanc de Blanc Encore – 4k

by Riccardo Barone Everything is possible in this show! Is there any possible way to please yourself with two hours of stimulating, kinky and flirtatious performance of acrobats and theatre? Yes, the production Strut & Fret guarantees for that. Champagne is the keyword. Make sure you’ve got dozen of bottles at home after you saw …

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Adelaide Fringe 2020 – Adults Only Magic Show – 3.5K

by Riccardo Barone “We love our audience to be drunk! “ The Phoenix Room at the Masonic Lodge was almost full. The audience, involved in the show pretty much for all the time, loved the humor, the tricks and the jokes of the duo. Sam & Justin remind a little bit of what traditionally happens …

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Fringe 2020 – Adam Page SOLO – The Wheatsheaf Hotel – 5K

I had never heard of Adam Page until a superfan showed me his YouTube videos, conveniently just before Fringe time so that I could capitalise on my newfound fandom by attending not one, but two of his shows. Sadly, at the beginning of his SOLO show Adam made the fairly devastating announcement that he had …

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Fringe 2020 : The Wild Side : RCC The Attic : 4K

The Attic at RCC becomes part of the 1970s New York City underground scene thanks to a cool (and only slightly mellowed) Lou Reed and his hard rocking punk band who take us on a wild and sexy ride through the songs of Reed’s iconic solo album Transformer. Multi-talented British comedian, actor and drag queen …

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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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