Category Archive: Performing Art

Performing Art

Apr 24

THEATRE – Before The Party – Independent Theatre – 3.5K

While full of the warmly received IT gloss for which Rob Croser and David Roach have long been renowned, Before The Party is not exactly their most challenging production of recent years with its messages less poignant than others. But a good night’s entertainment is assured.

Apr 04

THEATRE – Long Tan – Brink – Space – 3K

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Chris Petridis’s lighting is a highlight with Luke Smiles’s soundscape excellent as well. Nikd Krieg, Mémé Thorne and Chris Pitman do well but like battles and war themselves much of the others’ characters were lost in the fog. 3K

Mar 30

THEATRE – The Play That Goes Wrong – Her Majesty’s – 4K

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It’s all great fun for every age and it’s great seeing an Australian cast so seamlessly pulling off farce on this scale. But spare a thought for the stage manager who has put the set back together after each show. 4K

Mar 18

Glittery Clittery – GOUD – 4K

  Tessa Waters, Rowena Hudson and Victoria Falconer-Pritchard have come together to deliver a all singing, all dancing spectacular. This show is three very funny ladies talking about serious and important issues in a humorous way. That’s not to say they are making light of or belittling the significance of these issues. The core issue is …

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Mar 16

Fringe Review – Anteworld – Holden St Theatres 4K

Anteworld is a unique and interesting play. A new work from Adelaide playwright, Mark Tripodi. The play focusses on the separation of Eurydice and Orpheus. Eurydice remains in Hades with Persephone, deciding whether it’s best to risk returning to her lover. A dark and intriguing play which demonstrates not only the playwrights enjoyment of Greek …

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Mar 16

Fringe Review – Cull – RCC 4K

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Social media is ever present and ever at hand in the 21st century and Patrick Durnan Silva and Honor Wolff from The Very Good Looking Initiative bring this right to the front of mind. Two good friends, deciding that their social media presence is overwhelming decide to cull some of their activities. As the show progresses …

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Mar 15

FRINGE COMEDY – Anna Log – The Griffins Hotel – 3K

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If you like down to earth comedy drawn from everyday life, Anna Log is the comedian for you. She’s quite “underground,” so be warned, you’ll find yourself in a small audience and interacting directly with the artist. The show was more like a comedic conversation with a stranger than a show where the artist talks …

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Mar 14

FRINGE 2017 – COMEDY – Sam Peterson: Sammy P Has Friends/Creationism with Fiona O’Loughlin – 3K

Creationism (Formerly Sammy P Has Friends) is a situational/sketch comedy stage show at Adelaide’s beloved Rhino Room. It features God’s chosen angels, Sam and Fiona, discussing the creation of the world as it unfolds over seven days. The angels create things like sleep, regret and kangaroos, and discuss the effects of these things on humans. …

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Mar 14

FRINGE THEATRE – The Girl Who Jumped off the Hollywood Sign – Botanic Gardens – 5K

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Joanne Hartstone gives a masterful performance. In short, nothing detracts from the magic of this production. 5K

Mar 11

FRINGE 2017 – ECHOES OF THE MASK – MARRAYATTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL – 4K

A non-narrative experimental theatre event using film, performance, dance, live and recorded music, and creative set design.  Scenes were written by various groups of students using the theme of voyeurism as a cohesive link between the pieces. The audience were put in the position of being the watched as well as being the watchers, sometimes …

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