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FRINGE 2019 – Rouge – Gluttony – 4.5K

By Julia Cudsi Circuses of the adult variety have been exceedingly popular in recent years of the Fringe, and generally for very good reason: amazing acrobatics, combined with burlesque, bawdy humour and a strong dose of titillation generally makes for an excellent night out. “Rouge” fits perfectly within this description. From the welcoming words of …

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CIRCUS – Let’s Get Wild – Wine Centre – 3.5K

Great fun for children up to aged 12 with a show parents can readily enjoy along the way. 3.5K

FRINGE THEATRE – Oysters – Bakehouse Theatre – Kryztoff

A sensitive and educational introspective, unearthing pearls along the way. Brahms, classical music icon, as you’ve never seen him before. Kryztoff Rating 3.5K

FRINGE THEATRE – The Professor – The Bakehouse – 3K

As much as western culture may be under attack these days by friends of this type of professor, it is hardly defended adequatelty by The Professor. 3K

FRINGE DANCE, Art in Motion, Goodwood Institute Theatre, 3.5K

A mesmerising and wholehearted performance about art reflecting art. It touches on a rare truth: art is not static; art is in motion. Kryztoff Rating 3.5K

FRINGE CIRCUS & PHYSICAL THEATRE — LE AERIAL — Apollo Theatre, Adelaide Convention Centre — 3K

Le Aerial is a solid performance of aerial skill and strength suitable for all ages. It shows potential but hasn’t yet found its own unique voice in the Fringe physical theatre scene. 3K

FRINGE THEATRE, The Archive of Educated Hearts, Holden Street Theatres, 5K

A performance both vulnerable and powerful. The sort of perspective-shattering affair that results from an inarticulate heart made articulate. Kryztoff Rating 5K

FRINGE COMEDY – The Worst Little Warehouse in London – Cupola @ The Garden of Unearthly Delights – 4K

A truly funny mishmash of the improbable and the surprising, aka “ordinary life”. The innate comedy of the inane as per the lens of a warehouse. Kryztoff Rating 4K

FRINGE THEATRE – Damian Callinan: The Merger – Holden Street – 4.5K

The Merger is great fun and even out of season it can only get the juices flowing for the winter competitions ahead. 4.5K

FRINGE THEATRE – Build a Rocket – HST – 4.5K

Manteghi delivers what will surely be one of the best performances to be witnessed this Fringe; she is masterful as she dances round, over and under the set turning from cynic to sad, tired to triumphant in flashes. The energy sustained is formidable, the passion for her character unflinching. 4.5K