Category: Performing Art

Performing Art

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 – COLLISION – Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute – 3.5K

By Ben Watson Following a very gloomy 2020 for performance-based creatives, Collision is a pleasant reminder of what talent remains prevalent within the Australian arts sector. The show bustles and weaves through a myriad of hip-hop moves, circus skills and cheap gags. With their six-person team, several wonderfully fast and engaging scenes unfold. The choreography …

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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 – Daniel Connell – Cheers Big Ears – 3.5k

By Riccardo Barone “When you go shopping, what’s in others baskets? In one of them there was chicken breast, mars bars and a lub.” I am not going to write here the rest… (wink). Daniel Connell works hard on his comedy show with inspirational improvisations and solid ideas at the base. Hilarious is the reading …

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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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