Category: Theatre

Sense and Sensibility – The State Theatre Company – The Dunstan Playhouse – 4K

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By Tom Eckert Sense and Sensibility takes the classic Austen text and ironically puts a retro spin on it. In a continued effort to bring classic texts to a modern audience in an entertaining and accessible way the State Theatre Company are successful. The text itself is treated with a sensitivity, humanism and humour that …

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THEATRE – After Dinner – State Theatre – Dunstan Playhouse – 3.5K

Not exactly thinking person’s theatre but a sure winner as night out. 3.5K

FRINGE 2018 – THE PLEASURE PROJECT – 4K

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by Riccardo Barone Can the clitoris save humanity? Ava Bogle, writer, actor, filmmaker, comedian and sex blogger based in LA, writes and perform this hilarious show interpreting six different characters who alternate on the stage. Six women from outher space on a mission: clitoris, this unknown, is the key (from the Greek κλείς – key) to …

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FRINGE 2018 – MENGELE – 5K

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by Riccardo Barone Sarcastically, cold as a perforating iced dart, she stands and listens. She listens to him, which has very much to say. To confess. A confession that has to emerge up to the surface, soon or later. A truthful truth, being denied and hidden behind “eroic gesta“, behind the fake wheel of world …

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FRINGE THEATRE – That Daring Australian Girl – Holden Street Theatres – 4.5K

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Muriel Matters – heroine, warrior, woman! An intimate journey of suffrage and self-actualisation made alive under the magic touch of Joanne Hartstone. Kryztoff 4.5K

FRINGE THEATRE – My Brain is a Dick – Tuxedo Cat – 2K

A personal project of no great merit. 2K

FRINGE THEATRE – Bromance – Wine Centre – 3.5K

One of the better small shows at this year’s Fringe – 3.5K

FRINGE 2018 – EURIPIDES’ ALCESTIS – 2.5K

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by Riccardo Barone Would Euripide be satisfied if one of his tragedies would be delightedly accompanied by Irish songs? It’s quite brave and tenacious! Who knows what would think C. W. Gluck, or J.B. Lully as well! The young sparking Scrambled Prince Theatre Company reinterpreted with humour and enthusiasm an ancient classic enhancing the meaning …

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FRINGE 2018 – KOKODA – 5K

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by Riccardo Barone A simple soldier. An Aussie soldier. No, not really a soldier, one of them, Commandos, one man army. Not really. Let’s start again: a  young mankind, a “chocolate soldier”, butcher meat, hero with no glory, someone who tried to be a soldier. What could have been the daily life of a soldier …

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KILLJOY – DESTROY THE FANTASY – ADELAIDE FRINGE 2018 – 4.5K

Sometimes confronting and often hilarious, the super-talented Killjoys have brought their joyous burlesque-cabaret-circus-rock show to the Adelaide Fringe. On their opening night on Tuesday, despite having to deal with injured muscles and broken shoes, they gave a wonderful performance in front of a very appreciative and engaged audience. Presented almost as a series of variety …

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