Category: Theatre

Lost Lives – Holden Street – 3.5K

By Ben Watson A blood-stained bed idles the stage floor as the audience awaits the hard-hitting two-hander to come, Lost Lives. The vacant mattress marks the brutal death of a young woman, Jane Kelly. On the verdict day of her murder trial, an unlikely forensic cleaning duo begin their work – an elderly lady nearing …

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DIRT – Holden Street – 4K

Another excellent headline act at Holden Street. 4K

FRINGE 2021 – Attenborough and his Animals – Hillside Theatre at Gluttony – 3K

As you recline on a grassy hillside in Rymill Park, Clownfish Theatre cleverly bring to life a cast of animals from David Attenborough’s most iconic films with nothing but their two bodies.

ADLFRINGE2021 – Faulty Towers The Dining Experience – Adelaide Oval Pavilion – 5K

Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience is exactly as the name implies: Based on the classic British TV series, this immersive show aims to pull you through the television screen and into the chaotic life of Basil, Sybil and Manuel as they run their tired old hotel. As someone who has watched Fawlty Towers a million …

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A PROMENADE OF SHORTS – Red Phoenix Theatre – Holden Street – 4.5K

Bold and imaginative in conception and delivery, A Promenade of Shorts is a wonderful return to local theatre in this town. 4.5K

GASLIGHT – State Theatre Company South Australia – Her Majesty’s Theatre- 4K

By Fiona Talbot – Leigh How wonderful to be back in a theatre again and to be privy to State Theatre’s opening night of Gaslight at the newly  built’ Her Majesty’s’ made it a night to remember. Catherine Fitzgerald has brought to the stage a strong ensemble who worked well together to bring Patrick Hamilton’s …

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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 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 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 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