Tag: Comedy

FRINGE – Chris Radburn ‘Breaking Rad’ – 3.5K

Radburn has a great stage presence. His show is full of warm energy and humour and he has the immediate ease and blithe attitude of a natural stand up performer. The Piglet in Gluttony was overflowing with laughter for his one hour set. Over the course of his show Radburn discusses his life, his children …

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FRINGE – Clare Ford – ConsciousMess – 2K

Clare Ford brings a huge amount of energy to her one woman show. Located in the Red Room above the Austral Hotel the show has an intimate but vibrant feel. Immediately as you enter it is sensory overload. You find yourself faced with a woman wearing flippers and a snorkel, lit in a myriad of …

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FRINGE – Lawrence Mooney – Pretty Funny – 4K

While Mooney’s subject matter is relatable, it is certainly not for the easily offended. He covers a wide range of topics including personal hygiene, sex, relationships, politics and even disability. 4K

ADELAIDE FRINGE 2013 – Smart Casual: The Older Brother (aka The Curse of Doug) – 3.5K

By Anthony Nguyen   Donned in their adult-sized school uniforms, droll Roger David and his more musically talented half-brother Fletcher Jones opened in an awkward yet weirdly entertaining entrance to their new Adelaide Fringe show Smart Casual: The Older Brother (a.k.a. The Curse of Doug). The comedy duo reminisce with a hilarious recount on the …

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FRINGE 2013 – Foreign Objects – Austral Hotel – Red Room – 3K

Foreign Objects is a group of 3 female comedians, a Greek, an Asian and a Kiwi, who joined together to bring their own comedy show to the Adelaide Fringe. With home bases in New Zealand, Australia and New York, TM Bishop has appeared on some of the most prominent stages internationally and televised in NZ …

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FRINGE 2013 – Altar Boyz – Star Theatres – 3K

By Ben Nielsen Capitalising on the resurgent popularity of boy bands, the musical comedy Altar Boyz is a ‘real time’ performance by a Christian band from Ohio. On the last leg of the ‘Raise the Praise’ tour, the five boys land in Adelaide, using music to spread the word of God. Besides being formed specifically …

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Adelaide Fringe 2013 – The Good, the Bad and the Ethnic – The Arkaba

If you come from an ethnic background, have a partner who comes from an ethnic background or have ever met somebody from an ethnic background, then you will surely find this show hilarious. Featuring internationally acclaimed Joe Avati, Tahir and Rob Shehadie (both from side-splitting TV show Fat Pizza) and Greek American comedian Basile, this …

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Adelaide Fringe 2013 – 3 Acquaintances – The Crown and Anchor

Someone recently said to me that there is so much comedy in the Adelaide Fringe in 2013 that there should be a separate comedy festival – and I am inclined to agree with them. The Adelaide Fringe has three distinct tiers of comedy now – the top national and international comedians who command sell-out shows …

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FRINGE: A Little Horse Play – Tuxedo Cat – 2.5K

After advertising last year’s version of the show as a work in progress Steve Sheehan returns with this, presumably complete version of A Little Horse Play.  A play featuring a little horse, the music of Wagner, Lizst and Satie and an Opera Singer. The surreal premise of a restaurant ‘background comedian’ telling jokes to the …

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FRINGE: Tom Green Live – Royalty Theatre – 4K

For those of you who don’t remember, Tom Green was the vacant face of MTV about 10 years ago, he was the pre-cursor to Jackass and other ‘gross-out’ comedy and starred in a handful of Hollywood flops.  Tens years later after a battle with testicular cancer, appearances on Celebrity Apprentice and his own web chat …

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