Category: Fringe 2015

Adelaide Fringe 2015

FRINGE 2015 – Tinder Surprise – Goodwood Institute – 4K

Tinder Surprise is a local stage production at the Goodwood Institute. With a simple yet versatile set, characters Mike and Fiona journey through the dangers and disasters of Tinder dates. While it was a little slow to get started, the show was generally well-written and had a number of memorable, quotable moments. The show improved …

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Fringe 2015 – Little Egypt’s Speakeasy – The Deluxe – The Garden of Unearthly Delights – 4K

By Tom Eckert Walking into The Deluxe, turned Little Egypt’s Speakeasy club and finding a booth is stepping straight back into the 1950s. A six piece band, a handful of characters and brilliant baritone MC who speaks in rhyme and all dressed to the nines. At the heart of this show it is a pleasant …

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Fringe 2015 – George Glass Presents: Money Shot! – Channel 9 Kevin Crease Studios – 2k

By Tom Eckert Money Shot! is an original production by George Glass examining the inherent absurdity of the story of the creation of internet porn. This company continues to produce insightful musical comedy that cuts to the quick of whatsoever they choose to examine. This is the strength of this production; the writing is solid …

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FRINGE 2015 – A Show From Nothing – Bluebee Room – 3K

The Scriptease team have certainly set themselves an ambitious target and while the ensuing hour was engrossing, it somehow felt more like watching a chess game than theatre. 3K

Fringe 2015- East End Cabaret: Sexual Tension – The Deluxe- The Garden of Unearthly Delights – 4k

By Tom Eckert East End Cabaret is a duo of Bernadette; Deutsche Diva reminiscent of “Wilkommen, Bienvenue” etc etc.And the hermaphroditically dressed musician Victy. A combination of vaudeville and pop culture, if you’re out looking for a riot, you won’t be disappointed. Whilst not delivering on the literal sexual tension of the title; the show …

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FRINGE 2015 – #FirstWorldWhiteGirls – La Boheme – 5K

We live in such a problematic society, and we feel as if we are alone. This show will make you realise that our problems are either they’re smaller than you think or they’re more than real than they should be. With a very appropriate venue, Brisbane beauties, Judy Hainsworth and Kaitlin Oliver Parker, better known …

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Fringe 2015 – Excavate – Edments Building – 3K

By Tom Eckert If you are going to see Gareth Hart’s Excavate, do so with an open and welcoming mind. This is not your traditional performer – audience relationship. Standing atop the roof of the Edment’s building in Gawler place you are greeted by both the elements and the view split three ways of the …

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FRINGE 2015 – Icarus Falling – Tuxedo Cat – 4K

Icarus Falling is powerful and compelling theatre. 4K

Fringe 2015 – Run – The Holden Street Theatre – 3.5K

By Tom Eckert Inspired by the film ‘Run Lola Run’ and the biblical text “Run without becoming weary that you may obtain the prize”, the Melbourne Dance Theatre, with choreography by Martin Sierra create an athletic interpretive metaphor exploring the ideas on interpersonal and fateful cause and effect. The entire company displayed admirable and very …

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FRINGE 2015 – Arrested, Under-Developed & Under-Medicated – Published Arthouse – 4K

If magic shows are your thing, then this show is a must see. 4K