Category Archive: Fringe 2015

Adelaide Fringe 2015

Apr 13

FRINGE – #NOFILTER – Holden Street – 3K

Directed by Claire Glenn with pace and certainty given the age and experience of her players, #nofilter is a fun production with many useful insights on a modern day fancy that hopefully will soon have had its day. 3K

Mar 19

FRINGE 2015: Rhythm Spectacular – The Music of Beyonce – 4K

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By Anthony Nguyen The award-winning Perth-based group, Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys, returns to the Adelaide Fringe 2015 presenting Rhythm Spectacular: The Music of Beyonce. Featuring the energetic Jessie Gordon and soulful Melody Itszein on vocals and a 6-piece rhythm and blues band, Beyonce fans can rejoice and celebrate as several of Beyonce’s top hits …

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Mar 19

Fringe 2015: Calypso Nights – Tuxedo Cat – Perske Pavilion – 3K

Venezuelan DJ Juan Vesuvius (Barnie Duncan) finds himself discovering that his audience is not Spanish speaking after about 10minutes of dialogue. To his surprise they all speak English. Rewind. He has to start over in his broken English as he educates the audience about Calypso music with lots of comparisons to non Calypso music, just …

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Mar 14

Fringe 2015 – Sous Vide – Holden Street Theatres – The Studio – 4.5k

By Tom Eckert West Australian contemporary dance duo Laura Boynes and Tony Currie put on a unique performance that simultaneously challenges and entertains its audience. The stylistic choreography exploring the modern zeitgeist of achieving immortality or at least leaving something that extends beyond our time is adeptly woven throughout and complimented by a great soundtrack …

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Mar 14

FRINGE 2015 – 17th Over the Fence Comedy Film Festival – Palace Nova Cinemas – 4.5K

By Olivia Henry Sit down and be prepared to take a ride through the imaginations of 12 of the world’s best independent filmmakers. Although there is no set subject, it is said that entrants often seem to follow similar trends. This year, all films follow the theme of “love, angst and other deceptions.” Following the …

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Mar 13

FRINGE 2015: La Soirée – Garden of Unearthly Delights: Aurora Spiegeltent – 5K

The beauty of a variety show is that with the combination of acts, you will never get bored. One performance flows into the next and each provides its own flavour of entertainment. It’s possible that not every act will be to the taste of every audience member, but wait five minutes and the next one …

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Mar 13

Fringe 2015 – BAZINGA! Nerdlesque Nights – Nexus Cabaret – 4.5K

By Tom Eckert From the outset it is apparent that sex clearly sells. The venue, not small by any means was packed; with some of the unfortunately late punters relegated standing room by the back of the bar. Bazinga! Is the perfect example of a show finding its niche. Everyone in the room was clearly …

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Mar 12

Fringe 2015: I Liked You Better Online – Bakehouse Theatre – 3.5K

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The pretentious persona to pick up a potential partner is definitely the theme. I Liked You Better Online is the tale of the romance over technology. It is an absolute comedy that takes the show and the characters we play online to enhance our-not-very-interesting-selves. Emerging from the darkness with great enthusiasm, Luke McMahon who played …

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Mar 08

Fringe 2015: Acts of Absurdity – Royal Croquet Club – Ukiyo – 2K

As the name says, very much a series of absurd acts, sprinkled with a few highlights which are quite entertaining moments thanks to some skilful acts and humorous clownery. But sadly left at the end realising the reason for the late time slot. At the Royal Croquet Club – Ukiyo until Saturday 14 March. Rated …

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Mar 08

Fringe 2015: Glitches in Reality – Gluttony – The Bally – 4K

Inspired by M.C. Escher’s two dimensional drawings of impossible three dimensional objects, Simon Coronel brings his one man performance, Glitches in Reality. Exploring the illusion of what appears to be impossible in reality. We all know reality is that these illusions are performed by sleight of hand, deception and misdirection, in this case done with …

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